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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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1. Specific competences and assessment situations

Examiners are free to decide about the content of the individual examination elements. Examiners shall test 9 out of 11 category I elements.

Examiners shall test 5 out of 7 category II elements.

Applicants can reach 10 points in each element as a maximum result.

For category I, applicants must reach a minimum of 7 out of 10 points in each tested element. For category II, applicants must reach a minimum total score of 30 points.

NoComp.Examination elementsCategory I-II
11.1instruct and monitor crew member operations in order to ensure compliance with legislation and standards applicable to craft using LNG as a fuel on board the craft and in particular with the bunkering procedure;II
21.2instruct and monitor crew member operations in order to ensure compliance with other relevant health and safety regulations;II
32.2conduct risk management, to document on-board safety (including safety plan and safety instructions), to assess and control dangerous areas, fire safety and to use personal protective equipment;II
43.1present the mode of action of LNG;II
53.1read pressure and temperature, operate stripping, containment, pipe, gas supply, ventilation, safety systems, valves and to manage boil-off of LNG;I
64.1perform daily, weekly and regular periodic maintenance,I
74.1correct malfunctions detected during maintenance;I
84.1document maintenance work;II
95.1start and monitor bunkering procedures including measures to guarantee safe mooring, correct position of cables and pipes in order to avoid leakage, and to take measures to safely disconnect LNG and bunkering connection if needed at any time;I
105.1ensure compliance with relevant safety zone regulations;II
115.1report start of bunkering procedure;II
125.1perform safe bunkering according to manual, including ability to monitor pressure, temperature and LNG level in tanks;I
135.1purge pipe systems, to close valves and disconnect craft from bunkering installation and to report end of procedure after bunkering;I
146.1

perform

  • inerting of the LNG system,

  • LNG fuel tank drainage procedure,

  • first filling of LNG fuel tank (drying and cooldown),

  • entry into service following a shipyard stay;

I
157.1

react appropriately in case of emergencies such as

  • on-deck LNG spills,

  • skin contact with LNG,

  • LNG spills in closed spaces (e.g. in engine rooms),

  • LNG spills or natural gas leaks in inter-barrier spaces (e.g. double- walled fuel tanks, double-walled pipes);

I
167.1react appropriately in case of fire in the vicinity of LNG fuel tanks or in the engine rooms;I
177.1react appropriately in case of pressure built up in pipe systems after emergency shut down activation in case of imminent release or venting;I
187.1take emergency measures and remote surveillance emergency measures, e.g. to properly control LNG fire, pool, jet and flash fire.I

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