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Gard Guidance Masters


When stowaways are discovered on board, the cover provided by the P&I insurers is involved. Contact should therefore be made with the Company, the P&I insurer or their local correspondent.

Any guidance provided below should by no means be in conflict with any regulatory requirement related to the ISPS Code.

When stowaways are discovered on board the vessel, the Master should refer to the procedure contained in the Emergency Contingency Plan under the vessel’s SMS.