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Essential emergency information at a glance

We have compiled the most important aspects of emergency management for German-flagged merchant vessels as well as for the German coast:

 

Measures to be takenContact details

                                   

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Shipping accident

  • Contact Maritime Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC) of the respective coast state

For German coast:
Phone: +49 421 53 687-0
Fax: +49 421 53 687-14

www.seenotretter.de

  • Inform Ship Safety Division of the BG for Transport and Traffic
Phone: +49 40 36 137-100
Fax: +49 40 36 137-204
E-mail: psc@bg-verkehr.de
  • Inform respective classification society of the ship                                  
Overview of the classification societies
  • Inform Federal Bureau of Maritime Casualty Investigation (BSU = Bundesstelle für Seeunfalluntersuchung)
  • Fill in accident form and forward it to BSU

Phone: +49 40 31 90-8311
or +49 170 58 65 675
Fax: +49 40 31 90-8340
E-mail: posteingang-bsu@bsh.de

www.bsu-bund.de

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Oil or chemical accident

  • Inform "SOPEP National Focal Contact Point" of the respective coast state

For German coast:

Havariekommando

Phone: +49 30 185 420 2400
Fax: +49 30 185 420 2009
E-mail: info@havariekommando.de

www.havariekommando.de

For other coasts:

List of “SOPEP National Focal Contact Points”

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Security threat

  • Alarm German Point of Contact (PoC) in Cuxhaven

 

Phone: +49 4721 39 39 57
or +49 4721 39 47 85
Fax: +49 4721 39 48 52
E-mail:

poc.germany@point-of-contact.de

http://msz.ble.de/en

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Illness or injury

 

  • Contact Telemedical Maritime Assistance Service (TMAS) Cuxhaven
  • Fill in report form and mail to TMAS Cuxhaven
Phone: +49 4721 78-5
Fax:+49 4721 78-1520
E-mail:
medico@tmas-germany.de
  • Accident at work (more than 3 days unfit for work): fill in accident report form and fax to BG Verkehr
Phone: +49 40 39 80 0
Fax: +49 40 39 80 16 66
E-mail:

 

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Death on board

  • compile a record about the death (form in German only) and send it to registry office Standesamt I in Berlin
Phone: +49 30 90 26 95 00 0
Fax: +49 30 90 26 95 24 5
E-mail: