Source: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore - This shipping circular (No. 024 OF 2021) supersedes Shipping Circulars No. 4 of 2013, No. 3 of 2014 , No. 12 of 2014 and No. 11 of 2018/REV.1.
This Shipping Circular serves to inform owners, managers, operators, masters and agents of Singapore registered ships on the procedure of reporting of any marine casualty, marine incident, injury, disease or security-related incident involving Singapore registered ships
These incidents may include an event, or a sequence of events, which resulted in any of the following occurrences directly in connection with the operation of a ship:
i. the death of, onset of a disease or injury to, a person;
ii. any occupational accident, injury or disease affecting a seafarer;
iii. the loss of a person from a ship;
iv. the loss, presumed loss or abandonment of a ship;
v. material damage to a ship;
vi. the stranding or disabling of a ship, or the involvement of a ship in a collision;
vii. material damage to marine infrastructure external to a ship, that could seriously endanger the safety of the ship, another ship or an individual; or
viii. severe damage to the environment, or the potential for severe damage to the environment, brought about by the damage of a ship or ships.