European regulation – EC directive 92/92/EEC
The European Union has published the minimum requirements for improved medical treatment on board vessels. The regulation states the category requirements for the onboard medical inventory for all member states. However the regulation does not specify within these categories which and in what quantities these medicines and medical supplies should be on board.
Alternative medical supplies
The member states issue regulations which adhere to the European Union regulation and which determine in more detail the requirements for the onboard medical inventory. These national regulations often include their locally available or produced medicines and medical supplies which are not always available in other countries. In such cases, alternatives which adhere to the European Union regulation are supplied. Seafarma consists of a team of medical experts which have extensive experience in selecting suitable alternatives for local medication.
The European regulation states that when a vessel is carrying dangerous goods, the medical chest should in addition be in accordance with the:
The United Kingdom state regulation (MSN 1768 (M+F)) is in accordance with the European regulation – EC directive 92/92/EEC and has been a leading regulation frequently implemented by countries as authoritative regulation. The member states of the European Union can be divided into categories. You have the member states which refer to and conform to the United Kingdom state regulation (MSN 1768 (M+F)) and the member states that issue their own regulation.
List of member states that conform to the UK regulation
List of member states issuing their own regulation
List of third countries conforming to the UK regulation
Seafarma is able to supply the medicines, medical supplies and arrange certificates in accordance with the European Union regulation or can offer alternatives if necessary. For questions, orders or sales quotations, please contact our staff.