Marine Personnel Regulations (SOR/2007-115)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2019-03-04. Previous Versions

PART 1Certification (continued)

Ratings (continued)

Sailing Vessel Endorsements

  •  (1) An applicant for a sailing vessel 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
    1Hold a certificate
    • (a) Any Master certificate; or

    • (b) any Mate certificate.

    2Certificate to be provided to the examinerTraining certificate in sailing applicable to the type of rig.
  • (2) In addition to meeting the requirements set out in subsection (1), an applicant for a sailing vessel endorsement listed in column 1 of the table to this subsection shall acquire the sea service requirements set out in column 2 on one or more sail training vessels, or any other sailing vessels, of the same type of rig in respect of which the endorsement is sought.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Endorsement SoughtSpecifications
    1Fore and Aft Sailing Vessel, Unlimited
    • (a) At least 12 months, including at least 6 months while the vessels are engaged on voyages other than sheltered waters voyages; or

    • (b) at least 6 months from an approved program of on-board training, including at least 3 months while the vessels are engaged on voyages other than sheltered waters voyages.

    2Fore and Aft Sailing Vessel, Seasonal (April 15 to November 1)At least 1 month performing deck duties.
    3Square Rig Sailing Vessel, Unlimited
    • (a) At least 18 months, including at least 6 months while the vessels are engaged on voyages other than sheltered waters voyages; or

    • (b) at least 9 months, from an approved program of on-board training, including at least 3 months while the vessels are engaged on voyages other than sheltered waters voyages.

    4Square Rig Sailing Vessel, Seasonal (April 15 to November 1)At least 2 months performing deck duties.

Passenger Submersible Craft Endorsement

  •  (1) An applicant for a Passenger Submersible Craft 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
    1Hold a certificateA Master, a Mate or an Engineer certificate valid for the vessel and the route as specified in Part 2.
    2Certificates to be provided to the examiner
    • (a) A commercial diver certificate recognized by a province; and

    • (b) marine basic first aid.

    3Testimonial to be provided to the examinerTraining testimonial with respect to training provided by the manufacturer of the vessel in respect of which the endorsement is sought or by an agent of the authorized representative of the vessel if the agent has been trained by the manufacturer.
  • (2) An applicant for renewal of a Passenger Submersible Craft 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
    1Hold a certificateA Master, a Mate or an Engineer certificate valid for the vessel and the route as specified in Part 2.
    2Certificate to be provided to the examinerA commercial diver certificate recognized by a province.

Mobile Offshore Unit Certificates

Offshore Installation Manager, MOU/surface

 An applicant for an Offshore Installation Manager, MOU/surface 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

At least 42 months of qualifying service, including assisting in at least 20 cargo transfer operations at sea between an MOU and a supply vessel, assisting in at least 4 complete relocation moves of an MOU/surface and assisting in at least 20 helicopter landings on and departures from an MOU, which service shall comprise the following:

  • (a) at least 9 months as a barge supervisor, maintenance supervisor, toolpusher, tourpusher, chief mate or equivalent to chief mate, on board one or more MOUs/surface; and

  • (b) any remaining time in any position specified in Chapter 3 of TP 2293 on board one or more MOUs.

2Certificates, or their approved equivalents, to be provided to the examiner

The applicant shall provide the following certificates or, as an alternative, in the case of each certificate referred to in paragraphs (a) to (f), a certificate referred to in the Canadian East Coast Offshore Petroleum Industry, Standard Practice for the Training and Qualification of Personnel, published by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, if the Minister has determined it to be equivalent to the relevant certificate:

  • (a) MED with respect to STCW basic safety;

  • (b) MED training with respect to proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats;

  • (c) MED in advanced fire fighting;

  • (d) MED for senior officers or the Command and Control and Management of Major Emergencies training course described in TP 10937;

  • (e) MOU courses described in TP 10937 with respect to

    • (i) basic offshore survival,

    • (ii) stability and ballast control, MOU/surface,

    • (iii) hydrogen sulphide (H2S) training, and

    • (iv) supervisor, offshore well control;

  • (f) marine advanced first aid or a certificate with respect to a course that the Minister accepts as being equivalent in content to the marine advanced first aid course; and

  • (g) meteorology if the applicant has not passed the written examination referred to in paragraph 3(b).

3Pass examinations
  • (a) Navigation safety, level 1;

  • (b) meteorology, level 2 if the certificate referred to in paragraph 2(g) is not provided; and

  • (c) oral examination on general seamanship with respect to an MOU/surface, after meeting the other requirements of this table.

 
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