Bunkering regulations

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Bunkering regulations

Postby geezer09 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:47 pm


Somewhere in the back of my head a voice keeps telling me that the maximum allowed amount of fuel in a tank when bunkering is 85% of volume.

I know that this is rarely respected and i cannot find a regulation that explicitly states this. I sail on the canadian west coast.

Does anybody know of Canadian regulations that can confirm or deny my assumptions?

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Re: Bunkering regulations

Postby Revolver » Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:02 pm

I don't think that's a regulation.
A good practice, for most situation, but I can't see it being a reg.

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