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WAC 317-40-010

Purpose.

This chapter establishes minimum standards for safe bunkering operations to reduce the likelihood of an oil spill by:
(1) Emphasizing the importance of proper procedures, communication and monitoring before, during and after a bunkering operation;
(2) Ensuring that the duties of each person involved in a bunkering operation are clearly defined; and
(3) Requiring vessel owners and operators to adopt company policies that improve the safety of bunkering.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 88.46.170 and 43.21I.030. WSR 94-16-076, ยง 317-40-010, filed 7/29/94, effective 10/29/94.]
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