In what situations would a salvor want to invoke the SCOPIC Clause?

Where, for example: (1) there is a prospect that a vessel being salved will become a total loss before successful completion of the salvage operation; or (2) there is a prospect that any Article 13 reward for saving property will be will be less than the costs of the salvage operation (e. g. due to low ship or cargo values).

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What is the chief advantage of invoking the SCOPIC Clause?

When and how is the SCOPIC Clause invoked?