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Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2020/12 of 2 August 2019 supplementing Directive (EU) 2017/2397 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the standards for competences and corresponding knowledge and skills, for the practical examinations, for the approval of simulators and for medical fitness (Text with EEA relevance)

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2. Operation of the craft

2.1.The boatmaster shall be able to apply knowledge of inland waterway shipbuilding and construction methods to the operation of various types of craft and have basic knowledge of the technical requirements for inland waterway vessels, as referred to in Directive (EU) 2016/1629 of the European Parliament and of the Council(1).

The boatmaster shall be able to:

COLUMN 1 COMPETENCE COLUMN 2 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
1. respect the principles of inland waterway shipbuilding and construction;
1.

Knowledge of importance and impact of craft dimensions and dimensions of inland waterway according to applicable rules.

2.

Ability to operate craft according to their dimensions and applicable construction legislation.

3.

Ability to supervise the compliance of craft with the applicable legislation taking into account construction work.

2. distinguish construction methods of craft and their behaviour in the water, especially in terms of stability and strength;
1.

Knowledge of craft features as laid down in construction drawings of various types of craft and of the effect of the construction on the craft behaviour and its stability and strength.

2.

Knowledge of the craft’s behaviour in various conditions and environments.

3.

Ability to supervise the craft’s stability and to give instructions accordingly.

3. understand structural parts of craft and damage control and analysis;
1.

Knowledge of key elements of craft and different types of craft including basic knowledge on the technical requirements for inland navigation vessels, as referred to in Directive (EU) 2016/1629.

2.

Ability to monitor the craft’s core elements for the different types of transport and give instructions accordingly.

3.

Knowledge of the longitudinal and transversal structure and local reinforcements in order to prevent and analyse damage.

4.

Ability to understand and control the functions of the equipment and usage of different holds and compartments in order to prevent and analyse damage.

4. take action to protect the craft’s watertight integrity.
1.

Knowledge of the craft’s watertightness.

2.

Ability to supervise the craft’s watertight integrity and give instructions accordingly.

2.2.The boatmaster shall be able to control and monitor the mandatory equipment as mentioned in the applicable craft certificate.

The boatmaster shall be able to:

COLUMN 1 COMPETENCE COLUMN 2 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
1. understand functionalities of craft equipment;
1.

Knowledge of mandatory equipment of the craft.

2.

Ability to use and control all equipment in relation to their functionalities according to applicable legislation, and give instructions and supervise accordingly.

2. respect specific requirements for transport of cargo and passengers.
1.

Knowledge of the specific requirements relating to craft construction and equipment needed for the transport of different cargoes and passengers with different types of craft according to applicable legislation.

2.

Ability to give instructions and supervise accordingly.

3.

Ability to give instructions and supervise the correct application of the requirements of the certificate.

(1)

Directive (EU) 2016/1629 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 September 2016 laying down technical requirements for inland waterway vessels, amending Directive 2009/100/EC and repealing Directive 2006/87/EC (OJ L 252, 16.9.2016, p. 118).

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