In what circumstances might two or more sets of bills of lading be requested by a shipper?

Where cargo is shipped by more than one shipper (e. g. at multiple loading ports), or where cargo is consigned to more than one consignee, or where more than one type/grade/specification of cargo is shipped by one shipper.

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What should the master of a tanker do if two or more consignments of oil, shipped by different shippers, are intentionally loaded into one tank, so that it becomes impossible to determine the respective shippers’ quantities on completion of loading.

What should a master do if he is asked to sign blank or partially completed bills of lading?