Vetting Policy

ADNOC and its operating companies are committed to ensuring that all cargoes in which ADNOC has an interest are carried safely, with the minimum risk to people, the environment and the group assets.As such, ADNOC offers a comprehensive ship vetting service through the Petroleum Ports Authority.

All ships being used by ADNOC or affiliated companies are required to comply with all applicable national and international legislation.

They must also operate in accordance with recognized industry guidelines and comply with ADNOC ship vetting policy and procedures.

Definitions

    CAP Condition Assessment Program
    COA Contract of Affreightment
    NBQ New Building Questionnaire
    OCIMF Oil Companies International Marine Forum
    OVID Offshore Vessel Inspection Database
    PPA Petroleum Ports Authority
    SIRE Ship Inspection Report program
    VIQ Vessel Inspection Questionnaire
    MLC Maritime Labour Convention
    ILO International Labour organization
    SOLAS Safety of Life at Sea
    STCW Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping
    IMO International Maritime Organization
     

Application

The ADNOC ship vetting policy shall apply to all vessels that intend to interface with any ADNOC asset within the UAE, including any of the Petroleum Ports, terminals and/ or berths.

Vessels will be vetted on each occasion they are nominated for ADNOC group business. Vetting requests shall be limited to ADNOC and its affiliated companies only. No third party requests for assessment shall be entertained.

Exemptions

This policy shall not apply to the following types of vessels:

  • War Ships
  • Coast Guard Vessels
  • Vessels calling at or operating solely within oil fields

Inspections Assessment and Validity

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Special Vetting Arrangements

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Special Requirements

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Conditional Acceptance

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Special Conditions for Offshore Vessels

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Port State Control Inspections

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Sharing Information

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Confidential Information

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24 Hours Vetting Services

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Contact Details

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Conditional Acceptance Form

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