1. If oil spill on board, immediately report to officer on watch, call master/chief engineer.

  2. Stop bunkering, ballasting and cargo preparations, take precautions for inflammable gases and risk of fire.

  3. Alert the oil spill response team, identify the source of oil spill, if necessary use other emergency plan/checklist.

  4. Immediately call the company and brief the incident.

  5. Make oil pollution initial notifications immediately to appropriate shore authorities (coast state, port state, flag state) and local agent/charterer.

  6. Take steps to control oil spill and prevent oil escape overboard. Clean up oil on deck by all means.

  7. Take measures to prevent/control fire risk and prepare lifeboat and lifesaving equipment for emergency.

  8. Make oil spill report soonest to the company.

  9. Follow up status reports to shore authority as appropriate. All actions to be recorded in deck log book/official log book.

  10. Follow up status report to the company at 3 hourly intervals until crisis is over.

  11. Maintain all records of communication time OOW.

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Java Sea 24/08/13