1An International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate shall be issued, after an initial or renewal survey in accordance with the provisions of
regulation 6 of this Annex, to any oil tanker of 150 gross tonnage and above
and any other ships of 400 gross tonnage and above which are engaged in
voyages to ports or offshore terminals under the jurisdiction of other Parties
to the present Convention.
2Such certificate shall be issued or endorsed as appropriate either by the
Administration or by any persons or organization duly authorized by it. In
every case the Administration assumes full responsibility for the certificate.