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Another competence-related standard developed and published by the DNV GL classification society with the intention to cover all operational areas relating to the handling of the liquid cargo on board product tankers. As it is the case with the other similar publications released by this class society, the present official standard is primarily aimed at ship's officers being considered responsible persons for cargo handling on board of the product tanker vessels. When undertaking the duties described within this publication, the ships officer shall comply with all relevant local, national and international requirements and regulations; moreover, the ships are to be operated in the safe manner without any threat or damage to people, environment or property. The document starts with the list of changes followed by the introductory section defining the scope of the standard, target groups, professional profile and required performance standard. The second section - taxonomy - provides general info, description of the levels of cognition and professional verbs. The last section provides the competence requirements - as you can see, the arrangement of the main body of the document is standard.