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Notice of Exemptions From the Maritime and Marine Protection Rules

Pursuant to sections 47(3), 40AA(1)(a) and 395 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 14 December 2020 to 10 May 2021 inclusive:

Rule Rule Part Summary Total
Crewing and Watchkeeping 31.25(1) Duty of crew to hold certificates and to be able to demonstrate ancillary proficiencies – specific certificate or endorsement and specific ancillary proficiency 2
31.84(2)(b)(i) Seafarers holding the minimum required certificates and prescribed endorsements 2
31.84(4)(a) and (e) Minimum crewing requirements for passenger ships operating within inshore limits (Table 10) and non-passenger ships operating within inshore limits (Table 14) 1
31.84(4)(e) and (f) Minimum crewing requirements for non-passenger ships operating within inshore limits (Table 14) and enclosed limits (Table 15) 1
Seafarer Certification 32.10(1) Requirement to hold certificate and associated endorsements – no person may operate commercial ships, exercise privileges, or hold himself or herself out to be person entitled to exercise the privileges 2
32.42, Table 3, (4)(e)–(g) Requirements for skipper restricted limits certificate of competency – only in relation to competency and training standard – legal requirements for operation of commercial ship, operation and maintenance of ship’s propulsion and auxiliary machinery and systems 1
Design, Construction and Equipment – Passenger Ships which are not SOLAS Ships 40A.48(a), Table 40A.8 Post-27 May 2004 ships of 24 metres or more and post-27 May 2004 ships carrying more than 12 berthed passengers, that proceed beyond enclosed waters – Structural fire protection times for fire-resisting divisions (bulkheads and decks) separating spaces of varying fire hazard 1
Marine Protection Products – Oil 122.4 Oil filtering equipment 1
122.7 Oil residue (sludge) tanks and piping 1
122.23 Standard deck and discharge connection 1
Documents (Record Books and Manuals) 123B.4(1) Owner and the master of any ship to which this rule applies must ensure that an Oil Record Book is carried on board the ship 1
Shipboard Marine Oil Spill Contingency Plans 130A.3 Application and compliance dates 1