What is a “marine casualty” as defined in the 2012 ARI Regulations?

An event or sequence of events that has resulted in any of the following and has occurred directly by or in connection with the operation of a ship involving: 

(i) the death of, or serious injury to, a person; (ii) the loss of a person from a ship; (iii) the loss, presumed loss or abandonment of a ship; (iv) material damage to a ship; (v) the stranding or disabling of a ship, or the involvement of a ship in a collision; (vi) material damage to marine infrastructure external of a ship, that could seriously endanger the safety of the ship, another ship or any individual; or (vii) pollution, or the potential for such pollution to the environment caused by damage to a ship or ships.


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