CAP ratings for older vessels

CAP ratings are designed for oil tankers that are over 20,000 deadweight tonnage (DWT) and are 15 years or over, but it may also be used for other vessels.

Any vessel that is presented for Viva Energy Australia business that is aged 15 years or over or has reached the end of its 3rd Special Survey (whichever is earliest) must hold a CAP 2 rating or higher.

The vessel Operator must provide evidence of the CAP Survey Rating, and that it was conducted by a Classification Society that belongs to the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS).

CAP ratings are valid for a maximum of three years from the last day of the CAP survey.