What might be the consequences of a UK ship not complying with her Conditions of Assignment in some way?

She may be deemed dangerously unsafe by the MCA or a port State Administration, in which case she would almost certainly be detained and the owner or master prosecuted. Her International Load Line Certificate and other statutory certificates may be suspended or withdrawn by the MCA, her class may be suspended by her classification society, and she may lose her P&I and hull and machinery insurance cover.

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A UK ship has already completed loading an under-deck bulk cargo of cement, drill water, etc. before completing the discharge of a back-loaded deck cargo, and consequently appears to be overloaded. Is this permitted, since she is in port?

Under UK load line law, what requirements must be met before a UK ship proceeds to sea?