240. (1) The offshore installation manager of an MOU shall ensure that the engineering watch consists of an engineer in charge of the engineering watch who holds, at a minimum, a Fourth-class Engineer, Motor Ship certificate or a Maintenance Supervisor certificate appropriate to that MOU’s type.
(2) An MOU that meets the requirements of Schedule VIII to the Marine Machinery Regulations may operate with periodically unattended machinery spaces if the remote control and monitoring systems in those spaces are inspected at intervals not exceeding 12 months and the inspection certificate contains a notation confirming the inspection.
241. The authorized representative of a vessel shall ensure that its complement consists of at least the following persons:
(a) the master;
(b) the persons needed to form the
(i) life-saving team,
(ii) radio watch,
(iii) deck watch, and
(iv) engineering watch;
(c) a person in charge of the vessel’s machinery unless the vessel is a cargo vessel, a tug or a fishing vessel with a propulsive power of not more than 750 kW; and
(d) if applicable, the persons required by the Safe Manning Document or equivalent document required by subsection 242(2) or (3).
Safe Manning Document or Equivalent Document
242. (1) This section does not apply in respect of
(a) fishing vessels;
(b) wooden ships of primitive build referred to in paragraph A of regulation 3 of Chapter I of SOLAS;
(c) cargo vessels and tugs of less than 500 gross tonnage; and
(d) vessels that are engaged on a near coastal voyage, Class 2 or a sheltered waters voyage.
(2) The authorized representative of a Safety Convention vessel shall ensure that the vessel carries on board a Safe Manning Document or an equivalent document issued by the Administration as evidence that the vessel has on board the minimum complement necessary to satisfy the requirements of IMO Resolution A.890(21), Principles of Safe Manning, or any other resolution that replaces it.
(3) The authorized representative of a vessel that is not a Safety Convention vessel shall ensure that it carries on board a document issued by the Administration and containing, in English,
(a) the following identification information about the vessel:
(i) its name,
(ii) its port of registry,
(iii) its official number,
(iv) the type of vessel,
(v) its gross registered tonnage, and
(vi) its propulsive power and propulsion type;
(b) a table showing
(i) the minimum number of members of the complement,
(ii) the certificates to be held by the members of the complement, and
(iii) any conditions or restrictions referred to in the certificates referred to in subparagraph (ii);
(c) a statement by the Administration that the vessel named in the document is safely crewed when it carries at least the complement referred to in the document, whose members hold the certificates indicated in that document, subject to any conditions or restrictions referred to on those certificates;
(d) a statement of any conditions or restrictions on the validity of the document by reference to particulars of the vessel and the nature of the service in which the vessel is employed; and
(e) the date of issue and the expiry date, if any, of the document together with a signature on behalf of, and the seal of, the Administration.
(4) The authorized representative of a vessel engaged in the coasting trade shall ensure that there is on board an endorsement issued by the Minister that
(a) contains a statement that the document, issued by the Administration, meets the requirements of Division 2; or
(b) sets out the requirements that the vessel shall meet to comply with the crewing standards referred to in Division 2.
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