5.1 The training requirements of ships' personnel
engaged in the crude oil washing of tankers shall be to the satisfaction
of the Administration.
5.2 Where a person such as the master, the chief
officer or the cargo control officer assumes overall charge of a crude
oil wash he shall:
(a) Have at least one year's experience on oil
tankers where his duties have included the discharge of cargo and
associated crude washing. Where his duties have not included crude
oil washing operations, he shall have completed a training programme
in crude oil washing in accordance with Appendix
II to these Specifications and satisfactory to the Administration;
(b) Have participated at least twice in crude
oil wash programmes one of which shall be on the particular ship for
which he is required to undertake the responsibility of cargo discharge.
Alternatively, this latter participation may be acceptable if undertaken
on a ship that is similar in all relevant respects; and
(c) Be fully knowledgeable of the contents of
the Operations and Equipment Manual.
5.3 Where other nominated persons are intended
to have particular responsibilities as defined in the Operations and
Equipment Manual, they shall have at least 6 months' experience on
oil tankers where, in the course of their duties, they should have
been involved in the cargo discharge operation. In addition, they
should have been instructed in the crude oil washing operation in
the particular ship for which they are required to undertake this
responsibility and be fully knowledgeable of the contents of the Operations
and Equipment Manual. Appendix II to
these Specifications should be used as guidance in establishing the
content of such instruction.