Complaints about medical examinations


Danish Shipping Tribunal

Complaints can be made to the Danish Shipping Tribunal about medical examinations performed by maritime medical practitioners in either Denmark or abroad. However, this is not the case with complaints about eyesight and hearing examinations.

Seafarers, fishermen, the shipowner or the Danish Maritime Authority can file complaints. The complaint must have been filed no later than eight weeks after the date of examination.

Complaints should be forwarded to:

The Danish Shipping Tribunal, the Secretariat
The Danish Appeals Boards Authority (Nævnenes Hus)
Toldboden 2
DK-8800 Viborg
Tel. +45 72 40 56 00

www.naevneneshus.dk

It is also possible to forward complaints by email to anke@naevneneshus.dk.

Complaints about eyesight and hearing examinations

If a seafarer, fisherman or the shipowner wants to complain about a maritime medical practitioner's decision on the importance of the examined person's eyesight and hearing ability to the work on board the ship, the complaint should be forwarded to:

Danish Maritime Authority
Maritime Regulation and Legal Affairs
Carl Jacobsens Vej 31
DK-2500 Valby

It is also possible to forward complaints by email to anke@dma.dk.

Complaints must be forwarded no later than eight weeks after the date of examination.

 Contact

Maritime Regulation and Legal Affairs
Kristina Ravn, Special Adviser
+45 72 19 62 37