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Directive 2012/35/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 amending Directive 2008/106/EC on the minimum level of training of seafarers (Text with EEA relevance)

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Regulation V/1-1 Mandatory minimum requirements for the training and qualifications of masters, officers and ratings on oil and chemical tankers U.K.
1.Officers and ratings assigned specific duties and responsibilities related to cargo or cargo equipment on oil or chemical tankers shall hold a certificate in basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations.U.K.
2.Every candidate for a certificate in basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations shall have completed basic training in accordance with provisions of Section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code and shall have completed:U.K.
2.1.

at least three months of approved seagoing service on oil or chemical tankers and meet the standard of competence specified in Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 1 of the STCW Code; or

2.2.

an approved basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations and meet the standard of competence specified in Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 1 of the STCW Code.

3.Masters, chief engineer officers, chief mates, second engineer officers and any person with immediate responsibility for loading, discharging, care in transit, handling of cargo, tank cleaning or other cargo-related operations on oil tankers shall hold a certificate in advanced training for oil tanker cargo operations.U.K.
4.Every candidate for a certificate in advanced training for oil tanker cargo operations shall:U.K.
4.1.

meet the requirements for certification in basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations; and

4.2.

while qualified for certification in basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations have:

4.2.1.

at least three months of approved seagoing service on oil tankers; or

4.2.2.

at least one month of approved onboard training on oil tankers in a supernumerary capacity which includes at least three loading and three unloading operations and is documented in an approved training record book taking into account guidance in Section B-V/1 of the STCW Code; and

4.3.

have completed approved advanced training for oil tanker cargo operations and meet the standard of competence specified in Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 2 of the STCW Code.

5.Masters, chief engineer officers, chief mates, second engineer officers and any person with immediate responsibility for loading, discharging, care in transit, handling of cargo, tank cleaning or other cargo-related operations on chemical tankers shall hold a certificate in advanced training for chemical tanker cargo operations.U.K.
6.Every candidate for a certificate in advanced training for chemical tanker cargo operations shall:U.K.
6.1.

meet the requirements for certification in basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations; and

6.2.

while qualified for certification in basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations have:

6.2.1.

at least three months of approved seagoing service on chemical tankers; or

6.2.2.

at least one month of approved onboard training on chemical tankers in a supernumerary capacity which includes at least three loading and three unloading operations and is documented in an approved training record book taking into account guidance in Section B-V/1 of the STCW Code; and

6.3.

have completed approved advanced training for chemical tanker cargo operations and meet the standard of competence specified in Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 3 of the STCW Code.

7.Member States shall ensure that a certificate of proficiency is issued to seafarers, who are qualified in accordance with paragraph 2, 4 or 6 as appropriate, or that an existing certificate of competency or certificate of proficiency is duly endorsed.U.K.

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