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Marine Personnel Regulations (SOR/2007-115)

Regulations are current to 2019-08-28 and last amended on 2019-03-04. Previous Versions

PART 1Certification (continued)

Specialized Certificates and Endorsements (continued)

Oil and Chemical Tanker Familiarization

  •  (1) An applicant for an Oil and Chemical Tanker Familiarization certificate or endorsement shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    RequirementsSpecifications
    1ExperienceIf an applicant has not, within the 5 years before the application date for issuance of the certificate or endorsement, successfully completed an approved training course in oil and chemical tanker familiarization, at least 3 months of sea service within that period, on one or more oil or chemical tankers, performing duties relating to the loading, discharging or transferring of cargo and the operation of cargo equipment.
    2Certificates to be provided to the examiner
    • (a) MED with respect to STCW basic safety;

    • (b) marine basic first aid; and

    • (c) unless the applicant has acquired the experience set out in item 1, an oil and chemical tanker familiarization training certificate obtained within the 5 years before the application date for issuance of the certificate or endorsement.

  • (2) An applicant for renewal of an Oil and Chemical Tanker Familiarization endorsement shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    RequirementsSpecifications
    1Experience

    If the applicant has not obtained the training certificate referred to in item 2, acquire the following service within the 5 years before the application date for renewal:

    • (a) at least 3 months of service on one or more oil or chemical tankers performing duties relating to the loading, discharging or transferring of cargo and the operation of cargo equipment; or

    • (b) at least 24 months as

      • (i) a shore captain or marine superintendent in charge of supervising the loading or unloading of oil or chemical tankers, or

      • (ii) an instructor at a recognized institution having taught at least two approved training courses in oil and chemical tanker familiarization.

    2Certificate to be provided to the examinerIf the applicant has not acquired the experience set out in item 1, an oil and chemical tanker familiarization training certificate obtained within the 5 years before the application date for renewal.

Liquefied Gas Tanker Familiarization

  •  (1) An applicant for a Liquefied Gas Tanker Familiarization certificate or endorsement shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    RequirementsSpecifications
    1ExperienceIf an applicant has not, within the 5 years before the application date for issuance of the certificate or endorsement, successfully completed an approved training course in liquefied gas tanker familiarization, at least 3 months of sea service within that period, on one or more liquefied gas tankers, performing duties relating to the loading, discharging or transferring of cargo and the operation of cargo equipment.
    2Certificates to be provided to the examiner
    • (a) MED with respect to STCW basic safety;

    • (b) marine basic first aid; and

    • (c) unless the applicant has acquired the experience set out in item 1, a liquefied gas tanker familiarization training certificate obtained within the 5 years before the application date for issuance of the certificate or endorsement.

  • (2) An applicant for renewal of a Liquefied Gas Tanker Familiarization endorsement shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    RequirementsSpecifications
    1Experience

    If the applicant has not obtained the training certificate referred to in item 2, acquire the following service within the 5 years before the application date for renewal:

    • (a) at least 3 months on one or more liquefied gas tankers performing duties relating to the loading, discharging or transferring of cargo and the operation of cargo equipment; or

    • (b) at least 24 months as

      • (i) a shore captain or marine superintendent in charge of supervising the loading or unloading of liquefied gas tankers, or

      • (ii) an instructor at a recognized institution having taught at least two approved training courses in liquefied gas tanker familiarization.

    2Certificate to be provided to the examinerIf the applicant has not acquired the experience set out in item 1, a liquefied gas tanker familiarization training certificate obtained within the 5 years before the application date for renewal.

Supervisor of an Oil Transfer Operation

 An applicant for a Supervisor of an Oil Transfer Operation certificate shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this section and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.

TABLE

ItemColumn 1Column 2
RequirementsSpecifications
1ExperienceAt least 3 months of qualifying service performing duties relating to oil transfer operations involving one or more oil tankers or other vessels carrying oil for cargo.
2Certificates to be provided to the examiner
  • (a) MED with respect to basic safety;

  • (b) training with respect to supervision of an oil transfer operation; and

  • (c) marine basic first aid.

Supervisor of an Oil Transfer Operation in Arctic Waters (North of 60° N)

 An applicant for a Supervisor of an Oil Transfer Operation in Arctic Waters (North of 60° N) certificate shall meet the requirements set out in column 1 of the table to this section and the corresponding specifications set out in column 2.

TABLE

ItemColumn 1Column 2
RequirementsSpecifications
1Experience

Within the 5 years before the application date for issuance of the certificate, under the supervision of the holder of a Supervisor of an Oil Transfer Operation in Arctic Waters (North of 60° N) certificate,

  • (a) have assisted, while holding a Supervisor of an Oil Transfer Operation certificate, in at least three oil transfer operations in waters north of 60° N;

  • (b) have acquired two Arctic shipping seasons of service, during which the applicant has assisted in at least three oil transfer operations in waters north of 60° N; or

  • (c) have assisted in at least 6 oil transfer operations in waters north of 60° N.

2Certificates to be provided to the examiner

If the applicant does not hold a Supervisor of an Oil Transfer Operation certificate,

  • (a) MED with respect to basic safety;

  • (b) training with respect to supervision of an oil transfer operation; and

  • (c) marine basic first aid.

 
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