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Directive (EU) 2017/2397 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2017 on the recognition of professional qualifications in inland navigation and repealing Council Directives 91/672/EEC and 96/50/EC (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER 1 SUBJECT MATTER, SCOPE AND DEFINITIONS

    1. Article 1.Subject matter

    2. Article 2.Scope

    3. Article 3.Definitions

  3. CHAPTER 2 UNION CERTIFICATES OF QUALIFICATION

    1. Article 4.Obligation to carry a Union certificate of qualification as a deck crew member

    2. Article 5.Obligation to carry a Union certificate of qualification for specific operations

    3. Article 6.Obligation for boatmasters to hold specific authorisations

    4. Article 7.Exemptions related to national inland waterways that are not linked to the navigable network of another Member State

    5. Article 8.Classification of inland waterways with a maritime character

    6. Article 9.Stretches of inland waterways with specific risks

    7. Article 10.Recognition

  4. CHAPTER 3 CERTIFICATION OF PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    1. SECTION I Procedure for issuing Union certificates of qualification and specific authorisations

      1. Article 11.Issuing and validity of Union certificates of qualification

      2. Article 12.Issuing and validity of specific authorisations for boatmasters

      3. Article 13.Renewal of Union certificates of qualification and of specific authorisations for boatmasters

      4. Article 14.Suspension and withdrawal of Union certificates of qualification or specific authorisations for boatmasters

    2. SECTION II Administrative Cooperation

      1. Article 15.Cooperation

    3. SECTION III Competences

      1. Article 16.Requirements for competences

      2. Article 17.Assessment of competences

      3. Article 18.Examination under the responsibility of an administrative authority

      4. Article 19.Approval of training programmes

      5. Article 20.Assessment of competences for specific risks

      6. Article 21.Use of simulators

    4. SECTION IV Navigation time and medical fitness

      1. Article 22.Service record book and logbook

      2. Article 23.Medical fitness

  5. CHAPTER 4 ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

    1. Article 24.Protection of personal data

    2. Article 25.Registers

    3. Article 26.Competent authorities

    4. Article 27.Monitoring

    5. Article 28.Evaluation

    6. Article 29.Prevention of fraud and other unlawful practices

    7. Article 30.Penalties

  6. CHAPTER 5 FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 31.Exercise of the delegation

    2. Article 32.CESNI Standards and Delegated Acts

    3. Article 33.Committee procedure

    4. Article 34.CESNI Standards and Implementing Acts

    5. Article 35.Review

    6. Article 36.Phasing-in

    7. Article 37.Repeal

    8. Article 38.Transitional provisions

    9. Article 39.Transposition

    10. Article 40.Entry into force

    11. Article 41.Addressees

  7. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR AGE, ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLIANCE, COMPETENCE AND NAVIGATION TIME

      1. The minimum requirements for the deck crew qualifications set out...

      2. 1 Deck crew qualifications at entry level

        1. 1.1 Minimum requirements for certification as a deckhand

        2. 1.2 Minimum requirements for certification as an apprentice

      3. 2 Deck crew qualifications at operational level

        1. 2.1 Minimum requirements for certification as a boatman

        2. 2.2 Minimum requirements for certification as an able boatman

        3. 2.3 Minimum requirements for certification as a helmsman

      4. 3 Deck crew qualifications at management level

        1. 3.1 Minimum requirements for certification as a boatmaster

        2. 3.2 Minimum requirements for specific authorisations for Union certificates of qualification...

          1. 3.2.1 Waterways with a maritime character

          2. 3.2.2 Radar

          3. 3.2.3 Liquefied natural gas

          4. 3.2.4 Large convoys

      5. 4 Qualifications for specific operations

        1. 4.1 Minimum requirements for the certification of a passenger navigation expert...

        2. 4.2 Minimum requirements for certification as a LNG expert

    2. ANNEX II

      ESSENTIAL COMPETENCE REQUIREMENTS

      1. 1 Essential competence requirements at operational level

        1. 1.1 Navigation

        2. 1.2 Operation of craft

        3. 1.3 Cargo handling, stowage and passenger transport

        4. 1.4 Marine engineering and electrical, electronic and control engineering

        5. 1.5 Maintenance and repair

        6. 1.6 Communication

        7. 1.7 Health and safety and environmental protection

      2. 2 Essential competence requirements for competences at management level

        1. 2.0 Supervision

        2. 2.1 Navigation

        3. 2.2 Operation of craft

        4. 2.3 Cargo handling, stowage and passenger transport

        5. 2.4 Marine engineering and electrical, electronic and control engineering

        6. 2.5 Maintenance and repair

        7. 2.6 Communication

        8. 2.7 Health and safety, passenger rights and environmental protection

      3. 3 Essential competence requirements for specific authorisations

        1. 3.1 Sailing on inland waterways with a maritime character

        2. 3.2 Radar navigation

      4. 4 Essential competence requirements for specific operations

        1. 4.1 Passenger navigation expert

        2. 4.2 Liquefied natural gas (LNG) expert

    3. ANNEX III

      ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS REGARDING MEDICAL FITNESS

      1. Medical fitness, comprising of physical and psychological fitness, means not...

      2. execute the tasks necessary to operate a craft; perform assigned...

      3. The examination shall, in particular, cover visual and auditory acuity,...

    4. ANNEX IV

      APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS

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