Merchant shippingMarine accident reporting
To increase safety the Netherlands Shipping Inspectorate (Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport) performs preliminary investigations of marine accidents and injuries of seafarers on seagoing vessels. Marine accidents include collisions, labour related accidents on board, groundings, fire, capsizing, et cetera. After receiving a report of a marine accident, a preliminary investigation is conducted.
Marine accidents like collisions, groundings, fire, capsizing, et cetera should be reported to the Inspectorate immediately. This can be done bij telephone: +31 (0)88 489 00 00 or by fax +31 (0)10 202 35 20.
Reporting of labour related accidents
The employer must report labour related accidents at the Inspectorate if they lead to :
- permanent injury;
The obligation to report labour related accidents is in compliance with article 9 of the Labour Act.
To submit a report the form below can be used.
The form must be sent to
Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport
2500 BD Den Haag
Fax: +31 (0)10 202 35 20
Telefoon: +31 (0)88 489 00 00