MCA MGN 654 (M+F) Offshore Renewable Energy Installations (OREI) safety response


This Marine Guidance Note highlights issues that need to be taken into consideration when assessing the impact on navigational safety and emergency response (search and rescue, salvage and towing, and counter pollution) caused by offshore renewable energy installation developments (wind, wave and tidal). It applies to proposals in United Kingdom internal waters, Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone


This notice replaces Marine Guidance Note 543 and should be read in conjunction with the following MCA documents:

• Marine Guidance Note 372 “Offshore Renewable Energy Installations (OREIs) - Guidance to Mariners operating in the vicinity of UK OREIs”, and

• “Methodology for Assessing the Marine Navigational Safety Risks & Emergency Response of Offshore Renewable Energy Installations”.