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Hul Leakage

Pollution (general)


  • Inform Master / terminal
  • Try to identify the specific tank from which leakage is occurring
  • Try to stabilize pressure between sea and relevant tank (levels of all tanks in the vicinity to be reduced)


Take good care on hull stress and stability

  • If alongside : transfer cargo to slack tank or ashore
  • Consider pumping of water bottom into the damaged tank to prevent any further oil spillage
  • Report to Company, P & I Club and authorities
  • Enter all measures and/or actions taken in logbook


No action should be taken that in any way could jeopardize the safety of personnel either on board or ashore