Hull Construction Regulations
205 (1) The accommodation spaces and service spaces in every cargo ship referred to in subsection 3(10) shall be constructed in accordance with one of the following methods of fire protection and shall comply with the requirements of this Part as are expressed to apply to ships in which that method has been adopted:
(a) Method IC: the construction in the accommodation spaces and service spaces of a system of internal division bulkheads consisting of ‘A’ Class divisions, ‘B’ Class divisions or ‘C’ Class divisions and the fitting of an automatic fire detection and alarm system in those spaces;
(b) Method IIC: the fitting of an automatic sprinkler system and an automatic fire detection and alarm system in the accommodation and service spaces with no restriction on the type of internal division bulkheads; and
(c) Method IIIC: the fitting of an automatic fire detection and alarm system in the accommodation spaces and service spaces with no restriction on the type of internal division bulkheads, but the area of any accommodation space or groups of spaces bound by an ‘A’ Class division or ‘B’ Class division shall not exceed 50 m2.
(2) The requirements set out in this Part for the use of non-combustible materials in the construction and insulation of the boundary bulkheads of machinery spaces and control stations and for the protection of stairway enclosures and corridors apply in respect of ships in which Method IC, Method IIC or Method IIIC has been adopted.
- SOR/83-521, s. 4
- SOR/90-240, s. 11
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