Office: +81-42-507-6545 Ext. 7833
E-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Investigations Department investigates reportable marine casualties under the authority of 46 USC 6301. The department determines the level of investigation by the regulations outlined in 46 CFR Part 4.
The department investigates violations of law or regulation, incompetency, or acts of misconduct or negligence by licensed or documented merchant mariners in the Asia-Pacific region.
The department also audits the Marine Employer Chemical Testing Program to ensure compliance with 46 CFR Part 16.
New CG-2692 Forms were released on July 1, 2016.
Report of Marine Accident, Injury, or Death (CG-2692)
Barge Addendum (CG-2692A)
Report Of Required Chemical Drug and Alcohol Testing (CG-2692B)
Personnel Casualty Addendum (CG-2692C)
Witness Addendum (CG-2692D)
Marine Employers Drug Testing Guide
Reportable Marine Casualties, defined under 46 CFR 4.05-1, are required to be reported on a CG-2692 form and sent to CG FEACT. Forms can be downloaded from the links at the top of this page.
then Employers/Owners/Operators shall conduct "Alcohol Testing" within 2 hours and "Drug Testing" within 32 hours, following the SMI, on each individual engaged or employed on board the vessel who was directly involved in the incident.
Question 1: What is a reportable marine casualty?
In accordance with 46 CFR 4.05-1, the following incidents are reportable marine casualties:
Question 2: When is drug testing required following a marine casualty?
In accordance with 46 CFR 4.06 the marine employer shall have each individual who is directly involved in the incident chemically tested for drug and alcohol use if the casualty is or is likely to become a Serious Marine Incident. 46 CFR 4.03-2 describes the following events as Serious Marine Incidents. Any reportable marine casualty that results in:
Question 3: What are CG reporting requirements for marine casualties?
46 CFR 4.05 requires that, immediately after addressing resultant safety concerns, the owner, operator or person in charge shall notify the nearest SECTOR, ACTIVITIES, MIO, MIDET whenever a vessel is involved in a reportable marine casualty. 46 CFR 4.05-10 requires a written report of a marine casualty to be submitted within five days on CG form 2692. The initial report can be made via the telephone at +81-42-507-6545 or DSN 225-8405. Messages left after hours will be forwarded to the duty investigator. Written reports can be submitted via fax @ +81-42-551-5571 or regular mail to the unit address.