Safety at forefront as industry gears up for Thames protest

NOTE TO ALL VESSELS PARTICIPATING IN THE THAMES FLOTILLA PROTEST:

SAFETY FIRST !

For all vessels who will be carrying crew on board during this protest, please remember that this event will see our fishing industry in a very public light and, to avoid potential complaints or post event actions from the MCA, insurance companies and members of the public, please ensure that ALL PERSONS on board your vessel, both regular crewmen and on-board visitors, journalists etc. are supplied with and be seen to be wearing life jackets or PFDs throughout the period of the demonstration.