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Notice of Exemptions From Maritime Rules

Pursuant to sections 47(3) and 395(3) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994, the Director of Maritime New Zealand hereby notifies the granting of the following exemptions from the Maritime and Marine Protection Rules during the period 4 March 2019 to 26 March 2019 inclusive:

Rule

Rule Part

Summary

Total

Maritime Transport Operator – Certification and Responsibilities

19.64(d)

Validity of Certificate of Survey

1

Crewing and Watchkeeping

31.42(a)

Minimum crew holding prescribed endorsements or ancillary proficiencies as required by a Minimum Safe Crewing Document

1

31.42(c)

Minimum crew holding certificates prescribed in Rule 31.44 on ships operating within coastal and offshore limits

2

31.44

Ships operating beyond restricted limits but within coastal limits or offshore limits must carry navigational or engine room watchkeepers

2

31.82(1)

Requirement to operate under Minimum Safe Crewing Document for some ships – Only in relation to the requirement to operate with Qualified Deck Crew (QDC)

1

Seafarer Certification

32.10(1)(a)

Requirement to hold certificate and associated endorsements – Operating a commercial ship as a QDC

1

32.10(1)(b)

Requirement to hold certificate and associated endorsements – Exercise the privileges relating to a QDC certificate

1

32.20(2)(b)

Renewal of certificates – Meet relevant competency and training standards for ancillary proficiencies – Only in relation to first aid

1

32.50, Table 7 – Ancillaries and GMDSS

Marine engineer class 5 requirements – Only in relation to STCW or STCW-F basic training

1

Design, Construction and Equipment – Passenger Ships which are not SOLAS Ships

40A.12(7)

Watertight bulkhead arrangements for ships carrying more than 50 passengers proceeding beyond coastal limits and less than 35 metres in length overall

1

40A.13(5)(a)

Residual stability in damaged condition – Any angle of equilibrium does not exceed 7 degrees from the upright

1

Design, Construction and Equipment – Non-passenger Ships that are not SOLAS Ships

40C.50(d)

Ventilation system requirements for all ships in relation to ventilation ducts for machinery spaces and accommodation spaces

1

Design, Construction and Equipment – Fishing Ships

40D.11(1)

Every ship of 12 metres or more in length must be fitted with a vertically continuous watertight collision bulkhead that extends to the uppermost continuous deck

1

Load Lines

47.8(2)(a)

Compliance with section of this rule and specified provisions of the Load Line Convention

1

47.8(2)(b)(i)

Ship cannot proceed on any voyage unless surveyed, maintained and marked in accordance with section of this rule and the Load Line Convention

1

47.65(2)

Conditions of assignment – Height from deck of coamings in positions (1) and (2) must be 300 millimetres in ships of 18 metres or less in length

1

Pilotage

90.23(2)

Requirements to carry a pilot who holds a current and appropriate pilot licence, or receives advice from a pilot ashore or aboard another vessel, when navigating in that pilotage area

1

Mandatory Ships Routeing

190.3(2)

Owner, charterer and master of a ship must not cause or allow the ship to enter the Poor Knights area in transit

1