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Report of Marine Accident, Injury, or Death (CG-2692)

Barge Addendum (CG-2692A)

Report Of Required Chemical Drug and Alcohol Testing (CG-2692B)

Marine Casualty Brochure

Marine Employers Drug Testing Guide

Contact Information

E-mail and Phone:

1. Investigations: acteurinvestigations@uscg.mil
2. Inspections:    acteurinspections@uscg.mil

Phone: +31-46-443-7699 (Monday-Friday 0730-1630 GMT+1)

         Duty Phone:

24 hour Phone: +31-61-297-9335

Reporting Marine Casualties

Requirements:

The marine casualty reporting requirements of Title 46 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 4 applies to all U.S. flagged commercial vessels that are involved in a marine casualty (defined below) while operating within ACTEUR zone; the waters of Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

Initial Notification - As per 46 CFR, Part 4.05-1 immediatly upon addressing all resultant safety concerns, the owner, operator, agent, master or person incharge of a commercial vessel shall notify the U.S. Coast when a marine casualty has occurred. This immediate notification shall be made via telephone or e-mail using the contact information listed above.

Written Report - As per 46 CFR, Part 4.05-10 in addition to the initial notification, a written report of a marine casualty shall be submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard using form CG-2692 within 5 days of the incident. The CG-2692 shall be filled out as completely and accurately as possible. The CG-2692 and its addendums may be downloaded from the links at the top of this page.

Note: Failure to comply with either the immediate notification or the written report of marine          casualty requirements can result in a Class I civil penalty of $35,000 per violation and could also          lead to action against merchant marine credentials.

What is a Reportable Marine Casualty?

In accordance with 46 CFR 4.05-1, the following incidents are Reportable Marine Casualties:

Post Casualty Chemical Testing

Requirements:

In accordance with 46 CFR 4.06 the marine employer shall have each individual who is directly involved in the incident chemically tested for drug and alcohol use if the casualty is or is likely to become a Serious Marine Incident (defined below).

Alcohol - Alcohol testing shall be completed within 2 hours of when the incident occurred, unless precluded by safety concerns directly related to the incident. In such cases, testing shall be completed no later than 8 hours from the occurrence of the incident.

Drugs - Drug testing shall be completed within 32 hours of when the incident occurred.

Drug and alcohol testing shall be reported to the U.S. Coast Guard on form CG-2692B, which can be dowloaded from the links at the top of this page. The "Federal Chain of Custody Control Form" and the results of the alcohol test shall accompany the CG-2692B; these may be submitted using the e-mail or fax number listed above. Additionally, the drug test results and the Medical Review Officer's (MRO) report shall be provided to the U.S. Coast Guard when complete.

Note: Failure to comply with the post casualty chemical testing requirements for either alcohol          or drugs can result in a Class I civil penalty of $7,000 per violation and could also lead to          action against merchant marine credentials.

What is a Serious Marine Incident?

In accordence with 46 CFR 4.03-2, a Serious Marine Incident is any Reportbale Marine Casualty which results in any of the following events:

 

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