Bunker Spill

UK P&I Club 10 minutes

This incident is based on the experiences of the UK P&I Club. Accidents like the one in this course can and do happen. As you go through this course, ask yourself, "Could this happen on my ship?"

It is key to learn from accidents to be able to succeed in shipping. This course is based on accidents that have occurred. By taking this course and showing your understanding, you and your crew will most likely be able to avoid similar accidents like this. The consequences of a bunker spill could be very severe for you, your crew, the shipowner and the environment.

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UK P&I Club

The UK P&I Club is a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community. Established in 1869 the UK P&I Club insures over 244 million tonnes of owned and chartered shipping through its international offices and claims network. A rated by Standard & Poor’s with free reserves of $540m, the UK P&I Club is renowned for its specialist skills and expertise which ensure ‘best in class’ underwriting, claims handling and loss prevention services. The UK P&I Club is managed by Thomas Miller, an independent and international insurance, professional and investment services provider.

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  2. Price: Free
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 10 minutes
  5. Intended for: This course is intended for seafarers that are handling bunker but could also be applicable for those who are dealing with oil cargo.
  6. Reference: This incident is based on the experiences of the UK P&I Club.