ADDENDUM TO S.C.A. CIRCULAR 3/99 REGARDING STS OPERATIONS

THE COMPANY SHOULD INCLUDE KEY PERSONNEL THAT HAVE OVER 5 YEARS OF EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN STS OPERATIONS, WHICH ARE CONDUCTED ON ANCHOR OR UNDERWAY.

STS SUPERINTENDENTS (MOORING MASTERS) SHOULD BE MASTER MARINERS WITH “ALL TONNAGE FOREIGN-GOING” LICENSE THAT IS IMO RECOGNIZED.

STS SUPERINTENDENTS (MOORING MASTERS) WHO CONDUCT THE OPERATION SHOULD HAVE OVER 5 YEARS OF EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN ON ANCHOR OR UNDERWAY SYS OPERATIONS WITH SIMILAR SIZE AND TONNAGE OF SUCH VESSELS.

COMPANY HAS TO COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING:

MOORING EQUIPMENT GUIDELINE (OCIMF)
INTERNATIONAL SAFETY GUIDE FOR OIL TANKERS AND TERMINALS (ISGOTT/ISC/OCIMF/IAPH)
INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA (IMO)
STANDARD MARINE COMMUNICATION PHRASES (IMO)
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR OIL TANKER MANIFOLDS & ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT (OCIMF)
INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON STANDARDS OF TRAINING CERTIFICATION AND WATCH-KEEPING (1995) AND STCW CODE IMO.
GUIDELINES FOR HANDLING STORAGE, INSPECTION AND TESTING OF HOSES IN THE FIELD (OCIMF)