188.8.131.52 CARGO DAMAGE
The following actions must be taken if there is damage to the cargo
call the local correspondent to appoint a surveyor
take mitigating steps to prevent further deterioration of the cargo
protect the damaged cargo, e.g. cover with tarpaulins
stop any leakage/spillage of the cargo
should any pollution occur, refer immediately to the Shipboard Oil Pollution
Emergency Plan (SOPEP) or Vessel’s Response Plan (VRP).