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Which topics does SOLAS convention cover?

16 Sep, 01:35

Sept. 16, 2020, 1:35 a.m.
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SOLAS Convention contains following chapters:

Chapter I - General Provisions
Chapter II-1 - Construction - Subdivision and stability, machinery and electrical installations
Chapter II-2 – Fire prevention, fire detection and fire extinction
Chapter III - Lifesaving appliances and arrangements
Chapter IV - Radio communications
Chapter V – Safety of Navigation
Chapter VI – Carriage of Cargoes
Chapter VII – Carriage of dangerous goods
Chapter VIII - Nuclear ships
Chapter IX - Management for the Safe Operation of Ships
Chapter X – Safety measures for high-speed craft
Chapter XI-1 - Special measures to enhance maritime security
Chapter XI-2 - Special measures to strengthen shipping security
Chapter XII - Additional security measures for bulk carriers
Chapter XIII – Verification of compliance
Chapter XIV - Safety measures for ships operating in polar waters

Additionally, there are compulsory Codes under the Convention:

International Code for Application of Fire Test Procedures (FTP Code)
International Code for Fire Safety Systems (FSS Code)
International Intact Stability Code (IS Code 2008)
International Code Life-saving Appliance Code (LSA Code)
International Maritime Code for Dry Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC Code)
International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk (IBC Code)
International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases Bulk (IGC Code)
International Maritime Code for Carriage of Dangerous Goods (IMDG Code)
Code for the Safe Carriage of Irradiated Nuclear Fuel, Plutonium and High-Level Radioactive Wastes in Flasks on board Ships (INF Code)
International Code for the Safety of High Speed Craft (HSC Code 1994)
International Code for the Safety of High Speed Craft (HSC Code 2000)
Code for the Investigation of Marine Causalities
International Code for the Security of Ships and Port Facilities (ISPS Code).

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