What records should be made during a refloating operation?

Times of all events during the salvage operation; progress of the operation; state of tide, wind, sea and weather; the nature of any special risks faced by salvors; any damage or harm suffered by salvors; nature and extent of assistance given by ship’s crew and equipment; details of any damage sustained by my ship during the operation. A detailed report of the operation should be sent by the master to the owners, including relevant log extracts, and a similar report to the MAIB.

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