Small Vessel Regulations

Version of section 416 from 2010-04-29 to 2013-12-05:


 A portable fire extinguisher that is intended to be discharged directly into an enclosed engine space shall

  • (a) contain 1.2 kg of carbon dioxide per cubic metre of gross enclosed engine space volume or, if it does not contain carbon dioxide, contain a sufficient quantity of a clean agent to provide the same protection as carbon dioxide;

  • (b) if it contains carbon dioxide, be able to be completely discharged in not more than 60 seconds and if it contains a clean agent, in not more than 10 seconds; and

  • (c) be in addition to the portable fire extinguishers required by section 512.

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