Notice to Shipowners, Ship Operators, Managers, Masters, Owners’ Representatives and Recognised Organisations by the Merchant Shipping Directorate.

The attention of all concerned is drawn to the findings of the safety investigation conducted into the maritime casualty involving a cargo of drilling mud. The findings of the safety investigation highlight the potential hazards associated with the carriage and handling of this substance.

The Safety Investigation Report (Report No. 13/2012) may be accessed through the following link:

All concerned are strongly recommended to communicate the identified findings and lessons learnt from this safety investigation to their ships.

For further details, contact us on:

Tel: (00356) 21 651387
Fax: (00356) 21 651384
Email: [email protected]