Beaching a leaking ship (if loaded with cargo) (i. e. voluntary stranding) to prevent her foundering will generally be allowed as general average, as this is intentional and voluntary.
A Type B ship in which the reduction in freeboard has been increased up to the total difference between the values for basic Type A and Type B freeboards, effectively making the ship a Type A ship. The ship must meet two compartment damage stability requirements. Only a small number of ships are B-100.
(1) The VTM Directive is implemented in the UK by The Merchant Shipping (Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Reporting Requirements) Regulations 2004 (SI 2004/2110), as amended. (2) The Port Waste Reception Facilities Directive is implemented by The MS and FV (Port Waste Reception Facilities) Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/1809), as amended. (3) The PSC Directive is implemented by The Merchant Shipping (Port State Control) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/2601).
A recommendation that the ship: (1) should enter or leave a port in a relevant area; (2) should not enter or leave a port in a relevant area; (3) should not be bunkered; or (4) should only be bunkered subject to certain conditions, until the MCA are of the opinion that there is no longer a serious threat of pollution or a risk to human life. (For other questions on this subject, see the end of Section I.)