Onderwerp: Bezoek-historie

SPS Code
Geldigheid:01-11-2021 t/m Versie:vergelijk Status: Geldig vandaag

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Legend / Explanation of abbreviations:

  • MODU: Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit
  • NSI: Netherlands Shipping Inspectorate
  • SPS: Special Purpose Ships

Special Personnel (13-07)

With regard to paragraph 1.3.11.5 of the SPS Code 2008 and paragraph 1.3.3 of the SPS Code, the NSI:

  1. considers personnel that, during a voyage to and from offshore facilities and/or other ships, carry out their (maintenance or preparatory) activities on board of a ship that is equipped (e.g. cranes, workshops, machinery, storage for components) to carry out offshore activities (e.g. maintenance of offshore wind turbines), other than drilling operations for the exploration for or exploitation of resources beneath the seabed such as liquid or gaseous hydrocarbons, sulphur or salt, as referred to in paragraph 1.3.41 of the MODU Code, to be special personnel;
  2. considers personnel that, during a voyage to and from offshore facilities and/or other ships, are not carrying out their (maintenance or preparatory) activities on board the ship (e.g. industrial personnel, as defined in paragraph 1 of the annex to the Interim recommendations on the safe carriage of more than 12 industrial personnel on board vessels engaged in international voyages (Resolution MSC.418(97)), not to be special personnel.
  3. requires, in order to certify a ship as a special purpose ship, the following information to be submitted to the NSI for approval and acceptance:
    1. A description of the activities of the special personnel, and, if any, the parts which will be transported by the special personnel; and
    2. A general arrangement of the ship on which the spaces where the special personnel carry out their (maintenance or preparatory) activities are clearly indicated.

Application of the SPS Code and 2008 SPS Code

With regard to article 2 and article 12 of the Netherlands Regulation Safety Seagoing Vessels and notwithstanding paragraph 1.2 of the SPS Code and paragraph 1.2.1 of the 2008 SPS Code, for a ship intended for a special purpose as referred to in the SPS Code, of which the owner opts for survey and certification of that ship in compliance with the provisions of the SPS Code or SPS Code 2008, the NSI requires:

  1. for a ship constructed and certified before the 2nd of July 2009, the application of the SPS Code (Resolution A.534(13)), and permits the application of the SPS Code 2008; and
  2. for a ship constructed before and certified after the 2nd of July 2009, the application of the SPS Code 2008, and permits the application of the SPS Code (Resolution A.534(13)); and
  3. for a ship constructed on or after the 2nd of July 2009, the application of the SPS Code 2008.
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