A ship has lost all power in stormy weather and is in danger of grounding on a lee shore. What should be the master’s immediate actions?

He should immediately assess the threat and decide whether assistance, including salvage assistance, is needed or not. (In this case it almost certainly is needed.)

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A loaded tanker has become disabled off a lee shore. A powerful anchor-handling supply vessel quickly offers salvage assistance on Lloyd’s Open Form terms. Should the master immediately accept the offer?

In addition to the shipowners, who should the master notify whenever his vessel is in a position of peril?