PPG14 Marinas and craft - February 2004
to all who enjoy the use of waterways, estuaries and coastal waters.
2, Fuels and oil, is of particular interest.
Point 2 states: "Where oil has been spilt into surface waters, use
booms and absorbent materials that float on water and only absorb oils
to contain the spill."
Section 4 (b) states:"(i) Provide oil absorbent materials suitable
for use in water near to the dispensing area for use in case of spillage."
Section 7 a(i) states: "A small quantity of oil absorbent material
should be kept on the craft at all times for use in the event of a
Section 7 b(i) states: "Provide a drip tray under inboard engines
Section 7 b(ii) states: "Oil absorbent pads can be placed in the bilge to
absorb any oil that may be present. These should be replaced frequently and used
absorbents disposed of in accordance with relevant legislation "
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