222. Every fishing vessel that is engaged on a voyage set out in column 1 of the table to this section and that has a propulsive power within a range set out in column 2 shall have on board, and its authorized representative shall employ, for each certificate set out in column 3 that corresponds to that voyage and range, one engineer who holds, at least that certificate appropriate to the vessel’s propulsion type.
ENGINEER CERTIFICATES — FISHING VESSELS
|Item||Column 1||Column 2||Column 3|
|Voyage||Propulsive Power (kW)||Certificates|
|1.||Unlimited voyage or near coastal voyage, Class 1||(a) 750 to 1 999||(a) Third-class|
|(b) 2 000 to 5 000||(b) Second-class|
|(c) more than 5 000||(c) First-class and Second-class|
|2.||Near coastal voyage, Class 2 or sheltered waters voyage||(a) 750 to 2 999||(a) Fourth-class|
|(b) 3 000 to 5 000||(b) Third-class|
|(c) more than 5 000||(c) Second-class|
223. Subject to section 253, the chief engineer of a vessel shall ensure, in consultation with the master, that its voyage is planned and that an engineering watch is maintained in accordance with Parts 2, 3, and 3-2 of section A-VIII/2 of the STCW Code.
224. (1) Subject to section 226, the chief engineer of a vessel shall ensure, in consultation with the master, that the engineering watch of the vessel consists of
(a) in the case of a vessel referred to in subsection (2), a person in charge of the engineering watch who, at a minimum,
(i) holds a certificate that complies with section 218 and is required by a table to subsection 219(1), 220(1) or 221(1) or the table to section 222,
(A) in the case of a passenger-carrying vessel, a cargo vessel or a tug, a Fourth-class Engineer certificate,
(B) in the case of a motor-driven fishing vessel that has a propulsive power of not more than 2 000 kW, a Watchkeeping Engineer, Motor-driven Fishing Vessel certificate, or
(C) in the case of a fishing vessel that has a propulsive power of more than 2 000 kW, a Fourth-class Engineer certificate; and
(b) in the case of a vessel that has a propulsive power of more than 750 kW, an additional person who holds, at a minimum, an Engine-room Rating certificate.
(2) Paragraph (1)(a) applies if the vessel is
(a) a passenger-carrying vessel that has a propulsive power of more than 75 kW;
(b) a fishing or cargo vessel that has a propulsive power of more than 750 kW;
(c) a tug that has a propulsive power of more than 750 kW and is engaged on a voyage other than a limited near coastal voyage, Class 2 or a sheltered waters voyage; or
(d) a tug that has a propulsive power of 1 500 kW or more.
(3) Paragraph (1)(b) does not apply if
(a) the machinery essential to the safe operation of the vessel has automatic operational features that, while the machinery is in operation, provide fuel to the machinery and lubricate it from a supply of lubricant that is sufficient to enable the machinery to operate continuously at full load for a period of at least 24 hours; and
(b) the propulsion system of the vessel is remotely controlled from the bridge or the vessel is not manoeuvring.
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