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2.5.5 PROCEDURES AND REPORTING
Clear communication is essential for mutual understanding and is an important
factor in the safe and secure operation of the complex structure of a vessel.
In accordance with the ISM Code, the Master should ensure that a common working
language, understood by all on board the vessel, is used in all areas of the
Unless provided for in the SMS, procedures must be established for reporting
Unless provided for in the SSP, procedures must be set up for reporting
The Master should ensure that written reports of the above operations are made in the relevant log books and maintenance files as required under the SSP.