What are the possible consequences of not having proper procedures for bunkering operations?

(1) Harbour pollution; (2) a fine on the owner/operator; (3) a fine on the master; (4) detention of the ship in port; (5) an adverse effect on owners’ deductibles and standing with their P&I club; (6) loss of ISM certification.

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What action should be taken if a spillage occurs during bunkering?

What other precautions should be taken when bunkering?