List of Certificates and Documents

required on Board
Research & Rule Development, Flag State Affairs
Only certificates and documents required by international conventions
and mandatory codes are listed. In addition Port and Flag States might
have more extended requirements.
Hamburg, July 2013
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1 SOLAS 74
1.1 Certificates
Passenger Ship Safety Certificate
Reg. I / 12
Vessels carrying more than
12 Passengers
X X - - - - - - - -
Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate
Reg. I / 12 Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
- - X X X X X X - -
Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate
Reg. I / 12 Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
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X X X X X X - -
Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate
Reg. I / 12 Cargo Vessels ≥ 300 GT
- - X X X X X X - -
Cargo Ship Safety Certificate
1

Protocol 88
Reg. I / 12
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
- - X X X X X X - -
Exemption Certificate
Reg. I / 12
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X - -
Document of Compliance with the special Requirements for
Ships carrying Dangerous Goods
Reg. II – 2 / 19.4
1994 HSC Code 7.1.2.5
2000 HSC Code 7.17.4
Vessels carrying Dangerous
Goods
X X - - - X X X X X
Minimum Safe Manning Document Reg. V / 14.2
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X X X
Document of Authorization for the Carriage of Grain
Reg. VI / 9
Grain Code
Vessels carrying Grain in
Bulk
- - - - - X - X - -
International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
Reg. VII / 10
IBC Code Sec. 1.5..4.1
IGC Code Sec. 1.5.4.3
Vessels carrying Dangerous
Chemicals in Bulk, built on
or after 1 July 1986
- - - X X - - - - -
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International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of
Liquefied Gases in Bulk
Reg. VII / 13
IGC Code Sec. 1.5.4.1
Vessels carrying Liquefied
Gases in Bulk, built on or
after 1 July 1986
- - - - X - - - - -
International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of INF
Cargo
Reg. VII / 16
INF Code Reg. 1.3.4
Vessels carrying Packaged
Irradiated Nuclear Fuel,
Plutonium and High-Level
Radioactive Wastes
X X - - - - X X X X
Safety Management Certificate (ISM) Passenger Vessels X X - - - - - - X -

Reg. IX / 4
ISM Code Reg. 13.7
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
MODUs ≥ 500 GT
- - X X X X X X - X
Document of Compliance (ISM)
Companies operating
Passenger Vessels
X X - - - - - - X -

Reg. IX / 4
ISM Code Reg. 13.2
Companies operating
Vessels or MODUs ≥ 500 GT
- - X X X X X X - X
High Speed Craft Safety Certificate
Reg. X / 3
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
para. 1.8
High-Speed Craft - - - - - - - - X X
Passenger Ships, MODU’s
X X - - - - - - X -
International Ship Security Certificate
Reg. XI-2/1.12
ISPS Code A/19.2 Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
- - X X X X X X - X
1.2 Plans and Documents
Coating Technical File
For more information regarding SOLAS Reg. II-1/3-11
applicable 2013-01-01 refer to MSC.288(87) / GL Rules
Pilot, Entry NO. ID 4296
Reg. II-1/3-2

Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT refer to IMO Resolution MSC.215(82)
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Emergency towing procedures Reg. II - 1/3-4.2
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
constructed on or after 1
January 2010;
Cargo Vessels constructed
before 1 January 2010, not
later than 1 January 2012
Passenger Vessels, not
later than 1 January 2010
X X X X X X X X - -
For more information refer to GL Rules Pilot, Entry NO. ID 3466 and ID 3503 http://www.gl-group.com/en/gltools/5832.php
Ship Structure Access Manual *
Reg. II - 1/3-6.4
Oil tankers > 500 GT
constructed on or after
1 July 2004
Bulk Carriers ≥ 20,000 GT,
constructed on or after
1 January 2005
- - X - - X - - - -
As-built construction drawings
Reg. II - 1/3-7
MSC/Circ.1135
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X - -
Ship Construction File
(Future Application; refer to GL Rules Pilot ID 4352)
Reg. II - 1/3-10
MSC.1/Circ.1343
Oil Tanker, Bulk Carrier >
150 m in length
RP Entry NO. ID 4352
X X
Noise Survey Report
Future Applicatiion expected to enter into force on 1/7/2014
Reg. II - 1/3-12
Code on noise levels
Applicable to new ships of 1,600 gross tonnage and above, excluding dynamically supported
crafts, high-speed crafts, fishing vessels, pipe-laying barges, crane barges, mobile offshore
drilling units, pleasure yachts not engaged in trade, ships of war and troopships, ships not
propelled by mechanical means, pile driving vessels and dredgers.
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Deck Log-Book
Reg. II – 1 /15.6.5, 15.9.4,
15.10.2, 17.3.3.2, 25.2,
25.9.4 and III /19.5
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
para. 18.5.7
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X X X
Intact Stability Booklet *
Reg. II – 1 /5, 22, 25-8
ILLC Protocol 88, Reg.10
Cargo Vessels ≥ 24 m in
Length
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X X X
Damage Control Plan
Reg. II – 1 / 19
HSC Code
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X
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Damage Control Booklet Reg. II – 1 / 19
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X
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Operating and Maintenance Manual Reg. II – 1 / 23-2.4 Ro-Ro- Passenger Vessel - X - - - - - - - -
A/Amax Ratio Information Reg. II – 1 / 8-1, 8-2 Existing Vessels if altered - X - - - - - - - -
Manoeuvring Information Reg. II – 1 / 28
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X - -
Maintenance Plan/Programme Reg. II – 2 / 14.2.2 Vessels ≥ 500 GT X X X X X X X X - -
Maintenance Plan/Programme for low-location lighting Reg. II – 2 / 14.3
Vessels carrying more than
36 Passengers
X X - - - - - - - -
Maintenance Plan/Programme for inert gas systems, deck
foam systems, fire safety arrangements in cargo pump-
rooms, flammable gas detectors
Reg. II – 2 / 14.2.4 Tanker - - X X - - - - - -
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Training Manual Reg. II – 2 / 15.2.3 Vessels ≥ 500 GT X X X X X X X X - -
Fire Control and Safety Plan
Reg. II – 2 / 15.2.4
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
7.9
Vessels ≥ 500 GT X X X X X X X X X X
Fire Safety Operational Booklet Reg. II – 2 / 16 Vessels ≥ 500 GT X X X X X X X X - -
Documentation Evaluation of the alternative design and
arrangements * as applicable
Reg. II – 2 / 17 Vessels ≥ 500 GT X X X X X X X X - -
Instruction Manual for Inert Gas Systems FSS Code Reg. 15 / 2.4.4 Tankers ≥ 20.000 tdw - - X - - - - - - -
Muster List
Reg. III / 8, 37
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
8.4
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
Passenger Vessels
(* format of muster list on
Pass. V. to be approved)
X X X X X X X X X X
Emergency Instructions
Reg. III / 8
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
8.4
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X X X
Ship-specific plans and procedures forrecovery of persons
from the water
Future application expected to enter into force 2014-07-01
Reg. III / 17-1
MSC.1/circ. 1447
All ships shall have ship-specific plans and procedures for recovery of persons from the water.
Ships constructed before 1 July 2014 shall comply with this requirement by the first periodical
or renewal safety equipment survey of the ship to be carried out after 1 July 2014, whichever
comes first. Ro-ro passenger ships which comply with reg. III/26.4 shall be deemed to comply
with this regulation.
Decision Support System Reg. III / 29 Passenger Vessels X X - - - - - - - -
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Training Manual for Lifesaving Appliances
Reg. III / 35
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
18.2.3
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X X X
Instructions for on-board maintenance of life-saving
appliances
Reg. III / 36
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
8.9.2
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X X X
Radio Record
Reg. IV / 17
1994 HSC Code 14.16
2000 HSC Code 14.17
Cargo Vessels ≥ 300 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X X X
Plan for SAR Co-operation Reg. V / 7.3 Passenger Vessels X X - - - - - - X -
Voyage Data Recorder System-certificate of compliance
Reg. V / 18.8
2000 HSC Code 13.16.2
Cargo Vessels ≥ 3000 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X X X
AIS test report
Reg. V /18.9
MSC.1/Circ.1252
Cargo Vessels ≥ 300 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X X X
Conformance test report (LRIT)
3

Reg. V /19-1.6
MSC.1/Circ.1307
Cargo Vessels ≥ 300 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X X X
International Code of Signals,
up-to-date copy IAMSAR Manual, Volume III
Reg. V / 21
Cargo Vessels ≥ 300 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X X X
Deviation Curve for Magnetic Compass
Reg. V / 19.2.1.3
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
13.2.3
Cargo Vessels ≥ 150 GT
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X X X
Nautical Publications Reg. V /19 + 27
Cargo Vessels
Passenger Vessels
X X X X X X X X X X
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Reg. V / 30
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
18.2.2
Vessels trading on fixed
routes
X X - - - - - - X X
Cargo Securing Manual *
Reg. VI / 5.6
Reg. VII/5
Vessels ≥ 500 GT - X - - - - X X - X
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) Reg. VI / 5-1
Ships carrying MARPOL
Annex I cargoes and marine
fuel oils
X X X X X X X X X X
Cargo-Handling Booklet Reg. VI / 7.2
Vessels ≥ 500 GT carrying
Bulk Cargoes
- - - - - X - X- - -
Cargo Log-Book Reg. VI / 7.8
Vessels ≥ 500 GT carrying
Bulk Cargoes
- - - - - X - - - -
Dangerous Goods Manifest or Stowage Plan
Reg. VII / 5
MARPOL Annex III Reg. 4
Vessels carrying Dangerous
Goods
X X - - - - X X X X
Shipboard emergency plan *
Reg. VII /
INF Code Reg. 10.1
Vessels carrying Packaged
Irradiated Nuclear Fuel,
Plutonium and High-Level
Radioactive Wastes
X X - - - - X X X X
Permit to Operate High-Speed Craft
Reg. X / 3
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
1.9
High Speed Craft - - - - - - - - X X
High-Speed Craft Operating Manual
Reg. X / 3
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
18.2.1
High Speed Craft - - - - - - - - X X
Route Operational Manual
Reg. X / 3
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
18.2.2
High Speed Craft - - - - - - - - X X
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Training Manual
Reg. X / 3
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
18.2.3
High Speed Craft - - - - - - - - X X
Maintenance and Servicing Manual
Reg. X / 3
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
18.2.4
High Speed Craft - - - - - - - - X X
Type Rating Certificate
Reg. X / 3
1994 + 2000 HSC Code
18.3.3
High Speed Craft - - - - - - - - X X
Passenger Ships, MODU’s
X X - - - - - - X -
Continuous Synopsis Record (CSR) Reg. XI -1/5
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
- - X X X X X X - X
Passenger Ships, MODU’s
X X - - - - - - X -
Ship Security Plan (SSP) *
ISPS Code A/9
Cargo Vessels ≥ 500 GT
- - X X X X X X - X
Enhanced Survey Report File
Reg. XI-1 / 2
Res. A.744(18)
ESP Code January 2014
Bulk Carriers acc. to IX/1.6
and Oil Tankers acc. to
II-1/2.12
- - X - - X - - - -
Copy of IBC Code
Reg. VII/8
IBC Code Reg. 16.2.1
IGC Code Sec. 1.5.4.3
Vessels carrying Dangerous
Chemicals in Bulk, built on
or after1 July 1986
- - - X X - - - - -
Copy of IGC Code
Reg. VII/11
IGC Code Reg. 18.1.3
Vessels carrying Liquefied
Gases in Bulk, built on or
after 1 July 1986
- - - - X - - - - -
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2.1 Certificates
International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate (IOPP
Certificate)
Reg. 7.1
Oil Tankers ≥ 150 GT
Other Vessels ≥ 400 GT
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Statement of Compliance with CAS
(as a supplement to ship’s IOPP Certificate)
Reg. 20.6 /21.6
non-double hull oil tankers
≥ 5 000 tdw
- - X - - - - - - -
2.2 Plans and Documents
Dedicated Clean Ballast Tank Operation Manual *
Reg. 18.8
Existing Product Carriers
≥ 40 000 tdw operating with
Dedicated Clean Ballast
Water Tanks
- - X - - - - - - -
Operations and Equipment Manual for Crude Oil Washing
Systems (COW Manual)*
Reg. 35
Existing Crude Oil Tankers
≥ 40 000 tdw
New Crude Oil Tankers
≥ 20 000 tdw
- - X - - - - - - -
Record of Oil Discharge Monitoring and Control System for
the last Ballast Voyage
Reg. 31.2, 31.3, 36.6 Oil Tankers ≥ 150 GT - - X - - - - - - -
Oil Discharge Monitoring and Control System Operational
Manual *
Reg. 31.4 Oil Tankers ≥ 150 GT - - X - - - - - - -
Oil Record Book, Part 1
(Machinery Space Operations)
Reg. 17.1, 36.1
Oil Tankers ≥ 150 GT
Other Vessels ≥ 400 GT
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Oil Record Book, Part 2
(Cargo / Ballast Operations)
Reg. 17.2, 36.2 Oil Tankers ≥ 150 GT - - X - - - - - - -
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Reg. 28
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≥ 150 GT
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Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan *
Reg. 37
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Other Vessels ≥ 400 GT
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Ship to Ship (STS) Operations Plans *
not later than the date of the first annual, intermediate or
renewal survey of the ship to be carried out on or after 1
January 2011
Reg. 41 Oil Tankers ≥ 150 GT - - X - - - - - - -
3 MARPOL 73 / 78 Annex II
3.1 Certificates
International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
Reg. 7
IBC Code 1.5.4.1
Chemical Tankers built on
or after 1 July 1986
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Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous
Chemicals in Bulk
Reg. 7
BCH Code Sec. 1.6.3.1)
Vessels carrying Dangerous
Chemicals in Bulk, built
before 1 July 1986
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International Pollution Prevention Certificate for the
Carriage of Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk
(NLS Certificate)
Reg. 9 (
Vessels carrying Noxious
Liquid Substances in Bulk
and not holding a Certificate
of Fitness
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Certificate of Fitness for Offshore Support Vessels
Reg. 11.2
Res.A.673(16) as
amended
Offshore Support Vessels
carrying limited Amounts of
Noxious Liquid Substances
in Bulk
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Procedure and Arrangement Manual *
Reg. 14
P&A Standard
Vessels carrying Noxious
Liquid Substances in Bulk
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Cargo Record Book Reg. 15
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Liquid Substances in Bulk
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Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan for Noxious
Liquid Substances *
Reg. 17
Vessels ≥ 150 GT certified
for carrying Noxious Liquid
Substances in Bulk

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4 MARPOL 73 / 78 Annex IV
International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate Reg. 5
Vessels ≥ 400 GT or
carrying more than 15
Persons
X X X X X X X X X X
Result of calculation of moderate rate of discharge in
accordance with MEPC.157(55) *
Reg. 11.1.1
Res. MEPC.164(56)
Vessels ≥ 400 GT or
carrying more than 15
Persons fitted with a
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Garbage Management Plan Reg. 9
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carrying ≥15 Persons
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Garbage Management Plan applicable 1 January 2013 Reg. 9
Vessels ≥ 100 GT or
carrying ≥15 Persons
Platforms
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Garbage Record Book Reg. 9
Vessels ≥ 400 GT or
carrying ≥ 15 Persons
X X X X X X X X X X
Garbage Record Book applicable 1 January 2013 Reg. 9
Vessels ≥ 400 GT or
carrying ≥ 15 Persons
Platforms
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International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate

Reg. 6.1
Vessels ≥ 400 GT
Platforms and Drilling Rigs
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Engine International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate
incl. Technical File and Record Book of Engine Parameters
if applicable.

NO
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Reg. 2/2.3.4/2.4.1
Marine Diesel Engines
≥ 130 KW
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International Energy Efficiency Certificate
1
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Reg.6.4 Vessels ≥ 400 GT X X X X X X X X X X
6.1 Plans and Documents
List of equipment containing Ozone Depleting Substances
Ozone Depleting Substances Record Book. (if ship is
equipped with rechargeable system that contain ozone-
depleting substances)
Reg. 12.5
Reg. 12.6
Vessels ≥ 400 GT
Platforms and Drilling Rigs
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Platforms and Drilling Rigs
If using separate fuel oils
entering/leaving ECAs
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Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Management Plan *
Reg. 15.6
Res. MEPC.185(59),
Guidelines for the
Development of a VOC
Management Plan
Tanker carrying crude oil
Gas Carrier see Reg. 15.7
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Manufacturer’s Operating Manual for Incinerators Reg. 16.7
Vessels ≥ 400 GT
Platforms and Drilling Rigs
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Bunker Delivery Note and Representative Sample
Reg. 18.6
Reg. 18.8
Vessels ≥ 400 GT
Platforms and Drilling Rigs
X X X X X X X X X X
Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP)
Mandatory for each ship (newbuilding and ship in service)
from 2013-01-01. For existing ships, verification of the
requirement to have a SEEMP on board: 1
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renewal survey whichever is the first, on or after 1 January
2013 (IACS UI MPC102).
Reg. 22 Vessels ≥ 400 GT X X X X X X X X X X
Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) Technical file*
Contract date on or after 2013-01-01; or delivery date on or
after 2015-07-01.
If the ship is delivered before 2015-07-01 and no contract
date is available, the keel-laying date on or after 2013-07-
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Vessels ≥ 400 GT
footnote: do not apply to
ships which have diesel-
electric propulsion, turbine
propulsion or hybrid
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International Load Line Certificate
Art. 16, ILLC Protocol 88
Art. 18
Vessels ≥ 24 m in Length X X X X X X X X X X
International Load Line Exemption Certificate Art. 16 Vessels ≥ 24 m in Length X X X X X X X X X X
8 International Tonnage Convention 69
International Tonnage Certificate Art. 7 Vessel ≥ 24 m in Length X X X X X X X X X X
9 International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships, AFS Convention
International Anti-fouling System Certificate Annex 4 Reg. 2(1) Ships ≥ 400 GT X X X X X X X X X X
International Anti-fouling System Declaration Annex 4 Reg. 5(1) Ships ≥ 24 m and < 400 GT X X X X X X X X X X
10 STCW 1978 / 95
Certificates for Masters, Officers and Ratings
Art. VI, Reg. I/2,
STCW Code A- I/2
Seafarers serving on Board
Merchant Vessels
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Records of Hours of Rest
STCW Code A- VIII/1
MLC 2006
Seafarers serving on Board
Merchant Vessels
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11 Special Trade Passenger Ships Agreement (Pilgrim Trade)
Special Trade Passenger Ships Certificate Reg. 6
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Special Trade Passenger Ships Space Certificate Rule 5
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Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous
Chemicals in Bulk
refer to
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14 Gas Carrier Code (not mandatory)
Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Liquefied Gases in
Bulk
Section 1.6
Vessels carrying Liquefied
Gases in Bulk, built before
1 July 1986
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15 ILO Conventions
15.1 Certificates
Maritime Labour Certificate (MLC)
Mandatory for each ship (newbuilding and ship in service)
from 2013-08-20
MLC, 2006
Reg. 5.1.3
Vessels ≥ 500 GT X X X X X X X X X X
Certificate of Compliance for ILO 92
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Accommodation of Crews
(Revised)
Vessels ≥ 500 GT X X X X X X X X X X
Certificate of Compliance for ILO 133
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Accommodation of Crews
(Supplementary
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Vessels ≥ 1 000 GT X X X X X X X X X X
Medical Certificate for ILO 73
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Fitness for Work
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Vessels ≥ 200 GT X X X X X X X X X X
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All Merchant Vessels with
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15.2 Plans and Documents
Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance Part I (DMLC I)
set up by Flag State Authority
Mandatory for each ship (newbuilding and ship in service)
from 2013-08-20
MLC, 2006
Reg. 5.1.3
Vessels ≥ 500 GT X X X X X X X X X X
Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance Part II
(DMLC II) **
Mandatory for each ship (newbuilding and ship in service)
from 2013-08-20
MLC, 2006
Reg. 5.1.3
Vessels ≥ 500 GT X X X X X X X X X X
Register Book for ILO 152
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Health in Dock Work
All Merchant Vessels with
Cargo Gear
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16 Liability Convention
Certificate of Insurance in Respect of Civil Liability for Oil
Pollution Damage
Art. VII
All Vessels carrying more
than 2.000 Tons of Oil in
Bulk as Cargo
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17 International Health Regulations (IHR)
Ship Sanitation Control Exemption Certificate/Ship
Sanitation Control Certificate
Art 20, 27 39 and Annex 3
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18.1 Certificates
Radio Station License Ch. V Radio Reg. 18 Vessel´s Radio Station X X X X X X X X X X
18.2 Plans and Documents

Radio Service Document
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RR 51.6 § 4 are covered
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*These Plans and Documents have to be approved by the Administration or an organisation authorized by them. (EEDI Technical File shall be verified, **DMLC Part II shall be reviewed).
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A flag State may choose to have: A Cargo Ship Safety Certificate may be issued under the provisions of the HSSC Regulations to a Cargo Ship as an alternative to the Cargo Ship
Safety Construction- , Cargo Ship Safety Radio - and Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate.
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Not required for vessels (tanker) with a keel laying date before 01. January 2009.
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For details on application refer to Resolution MSC.202(81)

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Regulation 11.1.1 of MARPOL 73/78 Annex IV has been updated to require that the moderate rate of discharge is to be calculated in accordance with MEPC.157(55). The results of
these calculations shall be approved by the Administration and be placed onboard (For details on application refer to Reg. 11.1.1 of MARPOL 73/78 Annex IV). Resolution
MEPC.157(55) provides a guideline on how to calculate the moderate rate of discharge.
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“Special Trade” means the conveyance of large numbers of Special Trade Passengers (Pilgrims) by sea on international voyage within specified areas; a “Special Trade Passenger”
means a passenger carried in Special Trades with spaces on the weather deck, upper deck and / or between decks which accommodate more than 8 passengers.
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Survey and issuance only if required by flag State or wished by owners.
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For provision, hose handling and machinery cranes national regulations may apply.

There are other requirements for special types of vessels. Columns “Restrictions” / “Ship Type”: For a definition of the term “ship” please refer to the Convention/Code as applicable
Examples are given in the table
SOLAS (2) defined Ship types Therefore the applicability of SOLAS to e.g. MODUs is stated in this list as appropriate in the column „Restrictions“
MARPOL (4) Ship means a vessel of any type
whatsoever operating in the marine
environment
includes hydrofoil boats, air-cushion vehicles, submersibles, floating craft and fixed or floating platforms.
MARPOL Annex VI Reg. 3.1 Emissions from Sea-bed Mineral Activities
3.1 Emissions directly arising from the exploration, exploitation and associated offshore processing of sea-bed mineral
resources are, consistent with article 2(3)(b)(ii) of the present Convention, exempt from the provisions of this Annex.
AFS Convention (9) Ship means a vessel of any type
whatsoever operating in the marine
environment
includes hydrofoil boats, air-cushion vehicles, submersibles, floating craft, fixed or floating platforms, floating storage
units and (FSUs) and floating production storage and offloading units (FPSOs).

Notes:
1. Only certificates and documents required by international conventions and mandatory codes are listed. In addition Port and Flag States might have
more extended requirements. (Reference IMO FAL.2/Circ.127)
2. All plans, manuals and other documents required by the various IMO conventions to be carried on board ships constructed on or after 1 July 2005
should be marked with the IMO ship identification number in a clearly legible and unambiguous manner (MSC. Circular 1142).

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