Flag states shoot down move to speed up casualty investigations
A proposal by industry heavyweights to have a mandatory time frame included in the casualty investigation code was not supported by IMO member states despite repeated calls to be in line with the aviation industry's reporting standards
Despite repeated pledges from the IMO secretariat to require governments to transparently investigate serious shipping casualties, flag states have quietly shot down attempts to impose a time limit on publication of reports. This comes after Lloyd’s List revealed that governments were still failing to publish around 40% of casualty investigations three years after Lloyd’s List first revealed that well over half of all reports were not being completed
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