Qualified individual tasked with ice observing and management duties in accordance with the Ice Management Plan, who has received training in:
• ice monitoring and tracking techniques;
• ice deflection techniques;
• ice characterization and reporting (including ice codes);
• the use of radar for ice detection; and
• radio communication.
Ice observer qualification is a responsibility of the Operator.
Source: Offshore Physical Environmental Guidelines, The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board, and National Energy Board, Canada, September 2008. Regulatory Guidance