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Gard Guidance Masters REPORTING

When salvage becomes necessary the Master must immediately inform

  • the Company
  • the Hull and Machinery insurer
  • the P&I insurer
  • the local correspondent.

    He/she should provide the following information

  • short description of the incident
  • date and vessel’s time of the incident
  • position/location of the incident
  • extent of damage sustained by the vessel
  • name, IMO number and extent of damage sustained by the other vessel if involved or extent of damage to FFO if involved
  • prevailing weather, current and tidal conditions at the time of the incident (keep any weather records)
  • any fatality or personal injury on board the vessel, please see section 3.11 Personal injury
  • any pollution caused by the incident, please see section 3.12 Pollution.