78. In the event of an emergency during a transfer operation, the master of a vessel and the operator of a handling facility engaged in the operation must take all necessary measures to rectify or minimize the emergency’s effects.
Marginal note:Cargo Record Books for NLS tankers
79. (1) Every NLS tanker must keep on board a Cargo Record Book in the form set out in appendix 2 to Annex II to MARPOL.
Marginal note:Entries — officer in charge
(2) The officer in charge of an operation set out in appendix 2 to Annex II to MARPOL that takes place on an NLS tanker must
(a) ensure that the operation is recorded without delay in the Cargo Record Book; and
(b) sign the recorded entry.
Marginal note:Entries — master
(3) The vessel’s master must
(a) ensure that the circumstances of and reasons for any discharge referred to in paragraph 5(a) or (b), or any other accidental or exceptional discharge, of a noxious liquid substance carried in bulk are recorded without delay in the Cargo Record Book;
(b) ensure that each entry recorded in the Cargo Record Book is signed by the officer in charge of the operation; and
(c) sign each page of the Cargo Record Book after the page is completed.
(4) An entry in the Cargo Record Book must
(a) in the case of a Canadian vessel, be written in English or French; and
(b) in the case of a foreign vessel, be written in English, French or Spanish.
Marginal note:Three years
(5) The vessel must keep the Cargo Record Book on board for three years after the day on which the last entry was made.
Marginal note:Official log book
(6) The Cargo Record Book may be part of the vessel’s official log book.
Marginal note:Reception facility receipts
80. (1) The master of a vessel must obtain from the owner or operator of a reception facility that receives noxious liquid substance residues or mixtures from the vessel a receipt or certificate that sets out the type and amount of noxious liquid substance residues or mixtures received and the date and time that they were received.
Marginal note:One year
(2) The master must keep the receipt or certificate on board for one year after the day on which it was issued.
Exemptions and Equivalents
81. (1) The Board may, in respect of Canadian vessels, exercise the powers of the Administration conferred by regulations 4 and 5 of Annex II to MARPOL.
Marginal note:Foreign governments
(2) In the case of a foreign vessel, the requirements of this Division are subject to the exercise of the powers conferred by regulations 4 and 5 of Annex II to MARPOL, section 1.4 of the IBC Code, section 1.5 of the BCH Code and section 1.4 of Resolution A.673(16) by the government of the state whose flag the vessel is entitled to fly.
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