Casualty and Incident Reporting

The Bahamas Merchant Shipping Act 1976 section 240A requires the Master to report damage sustained by or accidents caused to a Bahamian registered vessel should be reported that result in: loss of life; total loss of the vessel; serious injury; material damage affecting the vessel’s seaworthiness or machinery or hull damage affecting the vessel efficiency. Any subsequent Investigation will be conducted in accordance with IMO “Casualty Investigation Code” MSC.255(84)

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