Emergency Procedures

  • Inform Company / Local authorities / agent
  • Check if death was not caused by an epidemic sickness
  • Death body to be stored in a cool place (not below 0,5° C)
  • If in port, a certificate of death has to be issued by a doctor
  • Enter all information in log book
  • Inventory of personal effects with witness
  • Fill in documents

Usually it is better to send a specialized and experienced person to the family of the deceased to inform them of the lost of their dear one.