–Tank-cleaning operations and ballasting operations

DON’T:

  • Don’t take on ballast water into any tank that has not been cleaned.
  • Don’t bypass oil/discharge monitoring equipment.

DO:

  • Use port facilities for oil ballast water when available.
  • Use oily water separators for oil ballast water when more than 12 nautical miles off shore.
  • Slow discharge pumping rate as oily water interface is approached.