When considering whether to engage salvage assistance, what consideration should be uppermost in the mind of the master of a disabled ship, in addition to any threat to life, the ship or the cargo?

The need to avoid or reduce the risk of harm to the marine environment.

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When several ships of different types, size and power offer their services to a disabled vessel, what assistance should be accepted?

In deciding whether to accept salvage assistance, what circumstances should the master of a disabled ship take account of?