Guidelines re Cooperation in Marine Casualty Investigations

The IMO has issued MSC Circular 1058/MEPC Circular 400 entitled Interim Guidelines to assist Flag States and other substantially interested States to establish and maintain an effective framework for consultation and co-operation in Marine Casualty Investigations.  Governments are encouraged to adopt legislation, as needed, to establish and maintain an adequate and effective system for participating in multi-national marine casualty investigations. A copy of the MSC Circular can be downloaded from the IMO web site.