Incident Investigations

Incident Investigations

In case of an incident, an investigation may be initiated by this Administration, depending on the severity of the incident. An initial report with the details of the incident and reasons why the incident occurred is required to be submitted for all Sierra Leonean vessels which are involved in an incident.  

The Master of the vessel involved in a marine incident is required to inform the Administration within 24 hours from the time of the incident.

More information about incident reporting and investigations can be found on Maritime Circular No.38 “Incident Reporting requirements”.