Rochester Cruising Club

Marine Fuel By-Laws (15)

 

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a

The Fuel Officer shall be the Member elected to this position at the AGM.

b

A Nominated Deputy (FO) shall be a named member or members approved by the Fuel Officer and the General Committee and recorded in its minutes.

c

The Fuel Officer or Nominated Deputy (FO) must be present at all times during the discharge of fuel from a tanker into the fuel tank. The receipt of goods printout must tally with the meter reading of the tanker.

d

All fuel related documents and receipts must be signed and dated by the supply operator.

e

No deliveries can take place unless the Fuel Officer or an FO is present.

f

The lending of fuel pontoon keys by an FO to any other Club Member is strictly prohibited. 

g

Marine Gas Oil is strictly forbidden for sale and / or supply for “road use”. Rochester Cruising Club Ltd will not accept responsibility for any Club Member found to have Marine Gas Oil his/her road fuel tank.

h

The maximum amount of fuel to be delivered to a vessel at any one time is 2000 litres. A maximum of 75 litres of fuel oil may be dispensed into approved containers at any one time, for the sole use on a member’s vessel and by prior arrangement with the Fuel Officer.

i

Any Club Member may be asked to provide details of his/her current membership prior to the purchase of Marine Gas Oil.

j

Payment may be made by cash or cheque (supported by a cheque guarantee card) at the time of delivery to the vessel. There is strictly no credit.

k

A minimum of 300 litres must be left at all times in the fuel storage tank to avoid malfunction of the system.

l

An RDCO return must be made to HM Customs and Excise by the 21st of each month.