Marine Personnel Regulations (SOR/2007-115)

Regulations are current to 2016-01-25 and last amended on 2014-12-31. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE TO PART 2(Subsections 216(5) and 247(3))Equipment

The equipment referred to in subsections 216(5) and 247(3) is the following:

  • (a) a centralized conning position from which a proper lookout can be kept in all weather conditions and at which are located

    • (i) helm, speed, whistle and general alarm controls,

    • (ii) a shaft revolution and direction indicator for each propeller shaft,

    • (iii) a propeller pitch indicator for each controllable pitch propeller,

    • (iv) a rudder angle indicator for each independently controlled rudder,

    • (v) a compass or compass repeater,

    • (vi) a radar display and its associated controls and plotting facilities,

    • (vii) a clock, and

    • (viii) a facility for the primary control and use of

      • (A) each radiotelephone on which a listening watch is kept by any person assigned to the deck watch, and

      • (B) the internal communications systems that are required to be fitted in the vessel;

  • (b) an automatic steering device that incorporates manual override;

  • (c) an electronic two-way voice communication system that is operable in the absence of the vessel’s main source of power and connects the conning position with

    • (i) the master’s accommodation,

    • (ii) the chief engineer’s accommodation,

    • (iii) each berth in which a person assigned to a deck watch is berthed,

    • (iv) each mess, recreation room or accommodation passageway, and

    • (v) any position close to the main engine controls;

  • (d) a fire detection and alarm system for each crew mess, recreation room, galley and accommodation passageway, except on vessels where an efficient fire patrol system is carried out in those spaces by persons who are not, at the time of the patrol, assigned to the deck watch;

  • (e) an automatic warning system that immediately indicates on the bridge the loss of the watertight integrity of any bow, side or stern door that is designed for the passage of vehicles;

  • (f) remote monitoring and control devices that

    • (i) indicate the soundings of, or excessive levels in, all ballast tanks and bilges,

    • (ii) control the pumping of all of the ballast tanks and bilges, unless this is done by persons who, at the time of the pumping, are not assigned to the deck watch, and

    • (iii) control the ventilation of cargo spaces, unless this is done by persons who, at the time of that operation, are not assigned to the deck watch;

  • (g) a sound-signalling appliance that can automatically sound the whistle signals required by the Collision Regulations;

  • (h) centralized controls and automatic monitoring of two independent systems of permanently installed navigation lights that comply with the Collision Regulations; and

  • (i) light lunch facilities.

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