Provide a means of ensuring a free flow of gases through the lower platform of the cargo pump-room to the ventilation duct intakes. In the case of organic foam used in a refrigerated cargo space or a refrigerated compartment of a service space on a vessel of steel construction, the boundaries to the space must be of steel construction, and In the case of organic foam used in a refrigerated service space on a vessel of aluminum construction, the boundaries to the space must be of steel or aluminum construction. Manual fire dampers must be operable from both sides of the deck or bulkhead. If multiple stairways are arranged to connect several decks using the arrangement shown in figure 2. See also Regulation

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In addition to above one other pump such as g. If a fire in any one compartment could put all fire main out of action.

An independently driven power operated emg fire pump outside machinery space must be able to deliver atleast one jet of watch from each of any two hydrants. Cargo ships and tankers — t or greater — 2 pump, t — — 1 pump. All of approved type and capacity not more than Portable foam applicator consists of air foam nozzle of an indicator type capable of being connected to the fire main by a fire hose and portable tank of 20 ltrs. Rate of foam 1. One to be used on each side of the ship.

Out side diamm, inside dia 64mm, washer — 8 Bolts and nuts — 4 nos 16mm dia: mm in length, thickness flange — min Fire proof protective clothing outersurface water proof. Boots and gloves of rubber or non conductive electricity. Rigid helmet. Electric safety lamp min for 3 hrs. An axe approved with cover 6. Breathing apparatus 7. Fire proof line attached to safety harness. Fixed deck foam system. Capable of delivering foam to ensure cargo tank area as well as into cot.

Control station outside and away from cargo area and readily accessible, simple and rapid operation. Rate and foam not less than 0. Sufficient foam concentrate to produce foam for at least 20 min. Production in 72 hrs. By pass central is fully closed. Open cylinder valves. The whistle should be heard as the pressure raises in the gel. Check cylinder or fully charged. Check for leaks. With mask on face close cylinder value and hold breath. Observe pressure if it does fall more than set is not leak tight.

Check rubber part, o-rings and mask. Clean mask with weak solution of teepol and dried out.


SOLAS: Checklist - Life Saving & Fire Fighting Equipment

The first version was adopted in , in response to the Titanic disaster, the second in , the third in , and the fourth in The version includes the tacit acceptance procedure - which provides that an amendment shall enter into force on a specified date unless, before that date, objections to the amendment are received from an agreed number of Parties. As a result the Convention has been updated and amended on numerous occasions. Technical provisions The main objective of the SOLAS Convention is to specify minimum standards for the construction, equipment and operation of ships, compatible with their safety. Flag States are responsible for ensuring that ships under their flag comply with its requirements, and a number of certificates are prescribed in the Convention as proof that this has been done.


PART IV: SOLAS CHAPTER II-2 Construction – Fire protection, fire detection and fire extinction

Pin Fire is one of the most common and dangerous emergency onboard ship which has lead to disastrous results including loss of property and life. As the resources available onboard to fight fire are limited, preventive measures are more effective than fire fighting measures. For this reason, an international safety system was laid down by regulating authorities to make a ship fully prepared for fighting any kind of fire. It includes total of 15 chapters. The 15 chapters are as follows: Chapter 1-General definitions: In this chapter, all the important terms are defined clearly for transparent and smooth implementation of the FSS code. Chapter 3— Personal protection: In this chapter, details of personal protective equipments and clothing are specified like fire fighter suit and breathing apparatus.

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