Merchant Shipping Act, 1966

Prohibition on proceeding to sea on international voyage without approved signalling lamp.

18.—(1) No ship of over one hundred and fifty tons gross tonnage which is registered in the State shall proceed to sea on an international voyage unless the ship is provided with a signalling lamp of a type approved of by the Minister.

(2) If any ship proceeds, or attempts to proceed, to sea in contravention of this section, the owner or master of the ship shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds.

Ships carrying passengers