Very Serious Marine Casualty

Definition(s)


Very Serious Marine Casualty

A very serious marine casualty means a marine casualty involving the total loss of the ship or a death or severe damage to the environment.

Source: IMO Resolution MSC.255(84), Code of the International Standards and Recommended Practices for a Safety Investigation into a Marine Casualty or Marine Incident (Casualty Investigation Code), 16 May 2008, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance