4. Scope

4.1. This Policy shall apply to:

(a) all vessels that intend to call at any Petroleum Port or terminal owned by an ADNOC Group company; and

(b) all vessels that intend to conduct any operation within the UAE with a vessel owned or operated by an ADNOC Group company.

4.2. In addition, all above mentioned vessels are required to comply with all applicable national and international laws and legislation. Vetting does not relieve an owner or operator of any vessel from the responsibility of complying with national and international laws and legislation and ensuring that the vessel's performance is in accordance with international industry standards.

4.3. Vetting requests shall be limited to the ADNOC Group only.

4.4. Vessels shall be vetted on each occasion they are nominated for ADNOC Group business.

4.5. When calling at multiple terminals within the same Petroleum Port for the same voyage, a single vet for the vessel would be Acceptable for the proposed calls, provided that a request for such multiple terminals is made to the ADNOC Ship Vetting Department by the relevant Group Company.