Merchant Navy Ratings Pension Fund (MNRPF) – RMT Trustee Appointees

13th December 2016                            My Ref: MRP 23/1

         Circular No.NP/289/16
To: The Secretary Regional Councils, All Shipping Branches

Dear Colleagues,

Merchant Navy Ratings Pension Fund (MNRPF) –
RMT Trustee Appointees

I refer to Circular NP/259/16, 2nd November 2016, please be advised that following a meeting held on 12th December 2016 with our MNRPF Elected Trustees it was agreed that the next elections and terms of office for each of our Trustees in each Maritime Region will be:

Maritime Region 1 (South):             1st August 2016 to 31st July 2020

Maritime Region 2 (Central):             1sth April 2019 to 31st March 2023

Maritime Region 3 (North):            1st June 2018 to 31st May 2022

The position of RMT Pensioner Trustee is administered by the fund. The term of office is also four years and is due to take place in 2017.

In consideration the National Executive Committee on 13th December 2016 made the following decision:

“We note that following consultation with our RMT elected Merchant Navy Ratings Pension Fund (MNRPF) Trustees, at a meeting on 12th December 2016, that the next election and terms of office of our trustees for each RMT Maritime Region has been agreed.

In accordance with our previous Decision No 2010, 27th October 2016, we instruct the General Secretary to invite nominations for the position of MNRPF Trustee from our Shipping Branches in Maritime Region 1 (South).

Shipping Branches and Regional Councils to be advised.

Further reports to be placed back before the NEC.”

Please be advised that I will shortly be writing to Shipping Branches in Maritime Region One (South) seeking nominations for the relevant Trustee position.

I will keep you informed of developments.

Yours sincerely,


Mick Cash
General Secretary