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Accident & Incident Reporting
Mariners are required to report any accident, incident or near miss caused by or observed by his vessel, completing and sending one of the below forms to LPC (email@example.com) and/or the Harbour Master.
Mariners are advised that it is an offence under The Merchant Shipping (Accident Reporting and Investigation) Regulations 2012, Regulation 19 not to report an accident or provide the information required without reasonable cause.
Additionally, all marine casualties and marine incidents must be notified to the MAIB as soon as practicable by the quickest means available (see ‘MGN 564(M + F) on When and How to Report’).
But see also the following National and International legislation that are of relevance:
Pilotage Act 1987
Marine Navigation Act 2013
Harbour Docks and Piers Act 1847
Dangerous Goods in Harbour Areas Regulations 2016
Port Marine Safety Code and it’s Guide to Good Practice
International Convention on Oil Spill Preparedness