Bunkering: refuelling or transferring waste fuel
What you must do when you’re refuelling, or transferring waste oil when bunkering.
Bunkering is when you transfer oil or fuel between one vessel, or petrol tanker, to another.
You must give us at least 48 hours’ notice that you’re going be bunkering.
You can call us 0117 903 1484 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We need to know:
- name of the vessel
- location of bunkering
- date and time of the bunkering
You must also complete the Bristol Harbour bunkering form (word doc, 53k) (opens new window) before the bunkering takes place.
To complete the form you’ll need to know the:
- names or registration of any vessels or vehicles taking part
- names and ranks or positions of the people in charge of the vessels or vehicles
The bunkering form must be signed by the delivery driver and the person in charge of the vessel and returned to the Harbour Office.
You can return the form either:
- by hand to the Harbour Office
- via email: scanned copy to email@example.com
- or post to the address below
Incidents or spillages
You must immediately report any incidents or spillages to us:
- Call: 0117 903 1484
- Radio: VHF 73
Any incidents must be recorded in the bunkering form.
Bristol, BS1 6XG
Open for general enquiries, licensing and the purchasing of commodities daily (except Christmas Day) as follows:
Harbour Office: Monday to Sunday 08.00 to 16.30.
Emergency Service: Duty Officers are on call between 07.30 and 22.30
Harbour Office: Monday to Sunday 10.00 to 15.00
Emergency Service: Duty Officers are on call between 09.00 and 17.00
Channel 73, callsign BRISTOL FLOATING HARBOUR.
Tel: 0117 903 1484
Fax: 0117 903 1487