What is Ship Interest Contacts?

For Ship Interest Contacts it is necessary to have information at the Master’s disposal in case of an oil spill for informing the home office of the ship’s owner or operator, the local agent of the company, the appropriate P & I Club and correspondents, clean-up contractors etc.

This information should be provided in the form of a so-called “Ship Interest Contact List”.

The “Ship Interest Contact List” is shown in the App. 4.

To avoid duplication of reports and to co-ordinate the Plan and the company’s shoreside plan(s) responsible for informing the various Ship Interested Contacts is.