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3.6.2 ACTION TO BE TAKEN
The Master should immediately refer to the Emergency Contingency Plan under the ISM Code or the Ship’s Security Plan under the ISPS Code.
Should drugs be found on board the vessel, broken container seals discovered or sealed lockers be broken into – please see section 188.8.131.52 Seals and doors. The following precautions should be taken until the authorities arrive
When broken seals are discovered and replaced by the crew, a record should be made in the logbook and the bill of lading together with a note of the relevant seal numbers. The relevant authorities should be notified in compliance with the SMS and/or SSP. Empty containers designated as empty should also be verified to be empty in compliance with the SMS and/or SSP.