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anO perionnei of tor onlcoard. do Many existingmobileoffshore. 4 The Codeis not intended prohibit to the use of an existingunit simplybecause its design.3. 2 Throughout development the code. are io CHAPTER _ GENERAL 1 1.2 The coastal Statemay lmposeadditional requirements regarding operation the of industrial systemsnot dealtwith by the was furtherrecognized designtechnology modileoffshore that of drilling u"nits is not onlya complex technology is rapidly but evolving thatthe Codeshouldno1remain ihd static but be re-evaluated revisedas and-equipment not conformto the re{uirement. takingintoaccount both'experience f uture?evelopment. . the on 1. and 3 Any existingunit which complies with the provisions this code shouldbe conof sidered eligible issuance a certificate accordance for of in with this code.4. however.6f this code.2. on 6 TheCodedoesnot include_ requirements the drilling subsea for of wellsor the proceduresfor theircontrol.1989. 1974. it was recognized it must be based the of that uponsoundclisignandengineering principles experience and gained from operating such units. equivalent that required the International to by Convention the Safety Life for of at sea.3. Any suchunit should. conon ior ventional shipsengaged international on voyages. .Ihp purpo_se the Codefor the Construction Equipment MobileOffshore llngUnits. in the 1.i to the personnel boardand to the enrTironmenr. drillingunits have operatedsuicessfully and safelyfor periodsof time and theiroperating extended historyshouldbe considered evaluiting in their suitability conductinternational to operations. complywith safetyrequirements which in the opinion of the coastal Stateareadequatefor intended the operation ensure overall and the lafety ot the unit and the personnel board. Suchdrilling operations subject controlby the coastal'State.PREAMBLE 1 This Code has been developed providean international to standard mobileofffor shoredrillingunitsof new construction which will facilitate internationat the movement andoperation theseunitsandensurea levelof safetyfor suchunits.1 Thecode applies mobile keelsof which are laidor which are at a similarsiageof construction or after 1 May on 1991. is to recommend to design criteria. the International as and convention LoadLines.hereinafter referred as the code. amended. 1.1 Purpose of and of Dril.1966. this end the Orqanization and To will periodically reviewthe Code. construction standards other safetymeasures mobileoffshoredrilling-units as to and for so minimize riskto suchunits. 5 The coastal Statemay permitany unit designed a lowerstandard to thanthat of the Codeto engage operations in having takenaccoint of the localenvironmental conditions.2 Application to offshore drilling unitsas defined 1.

3.3 from the amidships vertically downwards measured 1.3. in for intended operation the floating tiple hullconstruction of its legscapable raising hullabovethe unit 1. sulphur salt. Severestorm conditions. terms used the Forthe purpose this Code.3. applicable.8 Certificate for Convention the Safetyof 1.2 Surfaceunit is a unitwith a ship-or barge-type condition. or in or 1966 Load LineConventionmeansthe International O 1966. definedin the followang thereinhavethe meanings of in 1.9 1974SOTASConventionmeansthe lnternational Life at Sea.3 Self-elevating is a unitwith movable of surface the sea.conditionswherein a unit may be subiectedto the operDrilling loading whichthe unit is designed.2 .unlessexpressly of paragraphs. MaritimeOrganization meansthe International 1.5 Administration to fly. liquid gaseous or displacement of singleor mulhull 1. on Convention LoadLines. aoPlicable.3.1 Mobile offshore drilling unit or unitis a vesselcapable engaging drilling beneath sea-bed of the for suchas for operations the exploration or exploitation resources or hydrocarbons.1 of for whereina unit is on location the purpose Operating conditions conditions loadand environmental operational and operations.6 CoastalStatemeansthe Government the Stateexercising of operations the unit. as mentalloading.1. for environmental most severe of due to ations assumed havebeendlscontinued to the severity the environare on The unit may be eitherafloator supported the sea{ed.1 Mode of operationmeansa condition manner whicha unit mayoperate 1 the of The modesof operation a unit include folor functionwhile on location in transit.3.1974. meansMobileOffshoreDrilling 1.3. lowing: . 1. ingsarew-ithnthe appropriate as on un-it may be eitherafloator supported the sea-bed. trol overthe drilling (lMO). conadministrative of 1.3 Definitions provided otherwise.4 Column-stabilized or by hullor footings columns calssons.3. to unitis a unitwith the maindeckconnected the underwater 1. 'I of meansthe Government the Statewhoseflagthe unit is entitled .3.3.7 Organization Unit SafetyCertificate. combined drilling c6nductiig The for designlimitsestablished amended. whereina unit is movingfrom one geographical Transit conditions conditions location another.12 Freeboardis the distance loadline' upperedgeof the decklinero the upperedgeof the related 10 .3. to .

and means escape winches rescue of and for boats.3.boilunderwhichthe mainpropulsion ers and auxiliaries not in operation to the absence power. well asthe means ensuring as of the minimumcomfortable conditions habitability.3. and .3.21 Main switchboardis a switchboard directly supplied the mainsource elecby of tricalpowerand intended distribute to electrical energyto the unit'sservices.3. 1 ? 14 Weathertight meansthat in any seaconditions waterwill not penetrate the into unit 1. apor as propriate.3. 1.3. power is a sourceintended supplyelectrical power 1. steering the and ancillary equipment the meansof applying torqueto the rudder stock. 1.3.20 Dead shipconditionis the condition plant.1 Main sourceof electrical 9 to for all services necessary maintaining unit in normal for the operational habitable and conditions.if that be greater. in the eventof failureof the power supply.3.13 Length /L/ means96% of the total lengthon a waterlineat85o/o the least of moulded depth(D)measured from the top of the keel.1. . orderto meetthe intactor damage in stability criteria. 1.if any. which are required or for operational reasons be left ooen. internal external and communications signals.1 conditions under whichthe unitas a whole.18 Gas-tightdoor is a directly mainsystemof electrical supplied the emergency by sourceof powerand/or transitional powerandis intended diselectrical the source emergency of to tributeelectrical energyto the emergency services. 1. means and aids ensuringsafe navigation when underway.2 drilling operations. to 1.17 Normal operationaland habitableconditionsmeans: . in workingorder and of are functioning normally.3.g.22 Emergencyswitchboardis a switchboard which. gearpowerunits.1 Downfloodingmeans f looding the interior anypartof the buoyant 6 any of of structure of a unitthroughopenings whichcannotbe closed watertight weathertight.its machinery. services. '1 power is a sourceof electrical powerintended .In units designed with a rakeof keel the waterline which this lengthis measured on shouldbe parallel the designed to waterline.3.and 1.close-f ittingdoordesigned resistthe passage gas to of undernormal atmosoheric conditions.23 Emergency sourceof electrical in to supplythe necessary services the event of failureof the mainsourceof electrical power. are due of 1.3. safetywhen in the industrial mode.24 Main steeringgearis the andflooding safety.tilleror quadrant.or the lengthfrom the foreside of the stem to the axis of the rudderstock on that waterline.e. necessary effecting for movement the rudder the purpose steering for of of the unitundernormal service conditions.1 Watertightmeansthe capability preventing passage waterthrough 5 of the of the structurein any direction undera headof water for which the surrounding structureis designed.

electrohydraulic gear. 1. windbreaks bulkheads whichareso arranged dispersion gasmaynor and and that of occur.27 Maximum aheadservicespeedis the greatest speedwhichthe unitis designed to maintain service seaat its deepestseagoing in at draught.1.2 . the case of columnis . 12 . or 'l .31 Control stationsare those spacesin.3. 1 3 39 .bulkheads by and/or deckswhich may havedoorsor windows.However.3. an electricmotor and its associated steering electricbl equipment connected pump.whichthe unit's radioor main navigating equipment the emergency or source poweris located wherethe fire recording-or of or fir5 controlequipment the dynamical positioning or controlsystemis centralized viherea or fireextinguishing system servingvariouslocations siiuated. 1. stabilizing. and trunksto suchspaces. filiingstaoil tions. ventilationand air-bonditioning machineryi and similar spaces. fuel units.1 for mainpropulsion. uie without properconthe sideration machinery electrical of or equipmeni may leadto fire hazard exilosion.26 Steeringgear power unit means.andtrunksto suchsDaces. is as 1.2 for otherpurposes wheresuchmachinery in the aggregate total powerof has a not lessthan375 kW.a drivingengineand connected otherhydraulic pump.1 .3.y steeringgear is the equipment which is provided effectingmovefor ment of the rudder the purpose steering unit in the eventof failure the main for of the of gear. refrig.iteam oil and internal generators majorelectrical combustion engines.3 gear. .32 Hazardous areas areall those areaswhere.28 Maximum astern speedis the speedwhich it is estimated unit canattainat the the designed maximumasternpowerat its deepestseagoing draught.33 Enclosed spacesarespaces delineated floors.3. 1. and gear.3. wherethe emergency source poweris of located not considered beinga controlstation.erating. steering 1. 1. boilersand other fired processes.29 Machineryspaces categoryA are all spaces of which contain internal combustion-type machinery usedeither: .ln stabilized unitsa centralized ballast control stationis a "controlstation". purfor posesof the application chapter the space of the caseof .ry space€are all machinery spacesof category and all other spaces A propelling containing machinery.3. Machine.3.25 . 1. or . 1.34 Semi'enclosed locationsarelocations wherenatural conditions ventilation of are notablydifferentfrom those on open decksdue to the presence structures of such as roofs.due to the possible presence a of flammable atmosphere arisingfrom the drillingoperations.3.35 lndustrial machinery and components are the machinery and componenrs which are usedin connection with the drilling operation. and electric electric steering motorand its associated electrical equipment. or which contain any oil-fired boileror oil fuel unit.

processes.47 Fueloil unitis the equipment oil of for usedfor the preparation delivery heated to an interor boiler.3. relative the temperature to nor limitations "steel or equivalent material" 1.lounges are usedfor halls.3.burnsnorgivesoff which neither material' meansa material 1. corridors.37 A standardfire testis a test as definedin regulation Convention. is Any other material a combustible test procedure**.llnterpretationapprovsd by the MSC at its forty-sixth session.3. properties to equivalent steelat the end provided.3. and trunksto suchspaces.offices. of are Public spaces thoseportions the accommospaces.hospitals.lockersind store-rooms.3. 1974SOLAS ll-2l3. equipment oil-fired dealing any enjinb.9.2 ot the 1974SOLAS 1.lrVCirc.472(Xll) . structural integrity has and to insulation insulation). rise. cabins.4of the as 1.pantriescontaining cinemas.45 Accommodation spaces those usedfor publicspaces. ll-2l3.41 Steelor equivalentmaterial.3.43 Continuous "A" or "B" classdivision.3. and similarspaces spaces. Relerenceis made to the lmprwed recommendation test method for qualifyingmarane construct0n matenalsas mft on by combustible.3of the as 1.46 Senrice spacesare those used for galleys. and appliances similar cooking -wfilin enclosed and similarpermanently diningrooms.3.270(Vlll)it should bo consideredas "non-combustible"even if it consists of a mixture ot inorganicand organic substances.36 Non-combustible quantityfor self-ignition when heatedto approximately flammale vapoursin sufficient by of to 750'C.38 "A" class divisionsare those divisions definedin regulation Convention.l7.pantriescontaining workshopsother than those forming part of the itselfor due material material"meansany noncombustible occur. alloywith appropriate standard test (e. no games and hobbiesrooms.this beingdetermined the satisfaction the Administration an established material. with asso6iat-ed drilling lavatories.44 Working spaces are those open or enclosedspacescontaining in which are not included 1. SLS.3.18 N/mm'.ihis beingdetermined the satisfaction the Administration an test established Procedure.3. with oil at a pressure ' lf a materialpassesth6 test as sp€citiedin reelution A. Oation spaces. 1974SOLAS manoncombustible of constructed approved 1.39 "B" class divisionsare those divisions definedin regulation Convention.40 "C" classdivisionsare divisions of relative the passage smokeandflame to Theyneedmeet neitherrequirements terials.42 Low flame spread meansthat the surfacethus described adequately by of to of the spread flame.32. machinery to of usedfor the preparation oil fuelfor delivery an 1.Wherethe words "equivalent which.3. ll2l3. are 1. "8" classceilingsor liningsarethose "B" classceilings linings or 1.330 or 1. and includes oilpressurepumps.filtersand heaters nal combustion morethan 0.l *. cookingap 1.adopled bV the Organization resolutionA.3.aluminium fire of the applicable restrict will 1. operations. only at an which terminate e{'lulPmel!4d 1.

proor item material.required the Code.material. but specified the Administration. Jor 1. intended are for mentswhich.6. provisions of fullycomply with the applicable tings. is and capable sustaining powerboatcapable rapid 1. not exceeding by Periodical surveys intervals at safetyequipment that the structure.procedure arrangement at leastas effective that.material. anyprocedure arrangement be or item apparatus. noveldesign appli or arrangement. 1. whichshouldbe suchas to ensure 5 vears. of equipment typethereofor thatanyparticular as by is vision.5.the provision should complied be or should made. that the Organization circulate together with a reporton the evidence for of the sameto otherGovernments the information theirofficers.1 An initialsurveybeforethe unit is put into serviceor beJorethe Certificate for under thissection the Codeis issued the firsttime. 1. suchunitshould.arrangements material so far as the unit is covered the fitequipment. 1. that by mentto be madein that unit.50 Diving systemis the plantandequipment necessary the safeconduct divof ingoperations froma mobile offshore drilling the opinion thatAdministration. Theperiodical surveymaybe caniedout while of applicable . the it communicate the Organization particulars to to cation be substituted. be Code.3.48 Suruivalcraft arecraftcapable removing of persons of until retrieval completed. so anyfitting. appliance.49 Bescue boatisan easily manoeuvred of launching and for of and awayfrom immediate adequate quickrecovery a manoverboard towinga liferaft danger. 1.3. with safetyrequireof Any comply development suchfeatures.arrangements material and the Code. fullycomply with the and fittings. apparatus. a by in and ment. or or of equipment typethereof.3. provisions the Code.6 Surveysand certification to specified below: unitshould subject the surveys be 1.4 Exemptions features a novel kindfrom An Administration exempt unitwhichembodies may any of into the of research the anyof the provisions the Code application whichmightimpede of however. any otherprovision. Administration allowanyotherfitting.if it is satisfied trialthereofor othenrrise suchfitting.whichshould of reouired and other equip safetyequipment include completesurveyof its structure. or item material. appliance. provision. that the Orgathe togetherwith the reasons the Organization particulars.5. apparatus.1 Each . adequate the service of which allows safetvof the unit.2 Whenan Administration allows procedure.TheAdministration andare suchas to ensurethe overall to list on and anysuchexemption should suchexemptions the Certificate communicate therefor.personsrom a unrtto be abandoned f 1. that a particular fitting. appliance.2 14 . may procedure arrangeor or ment or type thereofto be fitted or carried.or that anyparticular with.fittings. should may so submitted. for the of nization maycirculate sameto otherGovernments the information theirof{icers.1 Wherethe Cqderequires in or be itemof equipment typethereofshould fittedor carried a unit.5 Equivalents apparatus. that Thissurvey should suchas to ensure the structure. thereof. of equip appliance. arrangements material andotherequipment.

Administration and 1.arrangem.4 out be suryeys carried within 3 monthsbeforeor afterthe second Intermediate place of periodic whichmaytake.4.the survey.either generalor partialaccording the circum:tan9.5. of or thirdanniversary'dite the initial the annudlsu.9:' occurswhichaffectsthe or time Z defectis biscovered ai accident ev6ry maOe made'The altera!'9f^1':" rePairs.t l ] " o u t s i d e o S readily in" underwateipo.7 . the intermediate surveysshouldbe survey. iiiiitied tl'iatsuchinspections .l. at the. of issuedunder-the .arrangements..however.entsor^materials equipmqnl. bv the survev.r"ln Ji r"ip"ctt satisfactory fullycomply effectively of ableprovisions the Code. c o n d i t i o l o i .tion 6t ine unit.fittings.4shouldbe annotated with 11 10' in surveys accordance stations Radio shouldbe to A survey.D r y d o c k s u r v e y s f o r t h e p u r p o s e o { d e t e r m i n i n g t h e . r5 .t"lf. ln bverycase.carriedout tvvice within any S-year accessible 36 shouldnot exceed tne Howeuer. .date_of existing shouldbe validfor a periodof 5 yearsstarting the Certificate. of exiept the directreplacement withouttheiin"tiirn 6iin" Administiaiion. tittings.1. provisions the Codeand are in of with in maintained acco'rdance thd apbtibabte on shouidbe endorsed the Certificate surveys ooodworkinqorder-The annual provisions this section. and those portionsof a unit not period' e*ceft in dry-dock.8 The of out be snould carried by officers the Administration. with issuedin accordanc'e 1.safetyequipment 'the stiucture.1.pleted within 3 monthsbeforethe expiration.An Adminiitration a ooctingprovioeo i. or the unit is drydocked as otherwise the irr"V ir "o.6.Such intermediate ine out'Ourihg dry-Ooct< "u?iliO "Certificaie of issuedunderthe provisions this section.2 surveys and to As an alternattve the periodical intermediate may. annual of the initial havebeen and otherequipment safetyequipment trre. tration should concerned the by recogniied it. shouldbe madein tne struciuie.2 of such surveys. Adminis1.or Jaietyot tn'eunit& wh"neu"i anvsignificant havebeen or irr"V-.i same is i'hose the surveys with the programme.owner. 1.6 in addressed 1'6'1.asbeen completedno significant covered fittings.1 A copyoitneipproved continuous on be recordot tne survevi-Jhould retained bobidthe unit and the Certificate accordingly. .6. or moie frequentlyas may be specifiedby the one of surveyshould'besuch as to ensurethat the ffre AOministration. on endorsed the .6. together survey .uo"l.6.6.3 After any surveyunderthis sectionh. new Certificate of from the dateof expiration the existingCertificate' date out carried within3 monthsbeforeor aftereachanniversary surveys .good of witn thd abpiicibie comply mayDe structure addressing survey of or Thatp6rtion.srequest.y: of oh endorsed the Certificiteissuedunderthe provisions this section. of provided extentand frequency the surveyprogrammea approve conflnuous and by required 1.andother equipment workingorder.4. lnterrirediate fully lrrangements.2 Thesesurveys for nominated the purpose eiiherto surveyors entiusitne surveys may. iniervii beiweenanytwo drydock surveys in inspections lieu of dry.nt"" the com[leteness change 1 6.3 Annual thatthe strucbe should suchas to ensure survey The survey.Whenthe periodical in indicated 1.6. the respective|y. .equlYllgllto drydock -orylocr ii 9t" should be surveys or equivalentunderwaterinspections .eys. poriions.6orfA Ue srCt' as to en3ur6that the repairs alterations with the applicaird .rr.1. may illow unberwater montns. or of i. provisions C6deandarein. Administration or to orclanizatrons of efficiency the surveys' and irrrv gui.'i"i"i"ip"i"ni inO tittingsfor the purpose repair maintenance.

Administration underthe orovisions 1. if surveys specified the out. 1.11 Theprivileges the Codemaynot be claimed favourof anyunitunlessit holds of a validCertificate.6.6.the officercarrying In and of on basis out the control maytakesuchstepsas will allowthe unitto operate a temporary givwithoutundueriskto the unitandthe personnel board.6.1.8 Casualties with information conshouldsupplythe Organization pertinent EachAdministration to of occurring anyof its unitssubject to cerning findings investigations anycasualty the of based of the provisions the Code.6 Any exemptions but by 1.6. of exceptthe directreplacement suchequipby or as of or mentor fittingsfor the purpose repair maintenance.No reportsor recommendations the Organization of 16 . by duly or officersof the Administration by any personor organization authorized it. 5 period validity the Certificate of shouldbe permitted.1 A Certificafe 0 issued a unitshouldceaseto be validupontransfer sucha unit to to the flag of another country. intending engage.6.4 A Certificate be issued. surveying inspection unitsengaged.9 A Certificate shouldceaseto be validif signif or fittings.SuchCertificate shouldbe accepted with does not correspond substantially the that the condition the unit or its equipment of particulars that Certificate the operating manual.6.7. 1. relating the to law the coastal Stateunderinternational to imposeits own requirements in to of or regulation. the explo and and resources thosepartsof the sea-bed subsoil of ration or exploitation the natural for of sovereign rights. overwhich that Stateis entitledto exercise 1.1 Everyunit holding Certificate a dulyauthorized suchGovernments by to dictionof otherGovernments. In for full assumes responsibility the Certificate.8 No extension the S-year of of havebeen madein icantalterations 1.6.6arewithoutprejudice any rights 1. may aftersurveyin accordance this section. in 1.7 A Certificate shouldbe issuedfor a periodspecified the Administration not exceeding yearsfrom the dateof issue.4 shouldbe cleadynotedon the Certificate. the in factsshouldbe reported the Organization.the officercarrying the controlshouldinformthe of in Administration the Consul the countryin whichthe unit is registered writingforthof or and was with of all the circumstances which intervention deemedto be necessarv.7 Control while underthe jurisissuedunder1.2 Notwithstanding the provisions 1. everycasethe Administration country in language the issuing of 1. controlby officers towardsverifying that there is on boarda validCertiin so far as this controlis directed unlessthere are cleargroundsfor believing ficate. of withoutthe sanction the Administration.6 is subject.6. grantedunder1. that case.7. text should nor ranguages.arrangements materialspecifiedby the Code the construction.1are not carried of of 1.lf the language to include translation one of these a into the usedis neither English French.6. to to of of 1. 1.5 TheCertificate be should drawnup in the official to the form corresponding the modelgivenin the appendix the Code.7.In the eventof this control on out ing riseto intervention any kind. equipment.with eitherby 1. 1.

rce.'l The modesof operation eachunit areto be investigated The following loading.1 General actionto ensure uniformityin the imshouldtake appropriate 2.9 Reviewof the Code the to as 1.9. where applicable: shouldbe included considerations environmental fouling. abovedesignenvironmental anticiof data significant with a periodof recurrence at least50 yearsfor the most severe patedenvironment. wave. equipment technology.1.1 The Codewill be reviewedby the Organization necessary consider rein for of and visionof existingprovisions the formulation provisions new developments design.1 Administrations plementation application the provisions this chapter. In everycase by or for nominated this purpose to organizations authorities of and the concerned shouldfully guarantee completeness efficiency the Administration the designevaluation. by forcesshouldbe calculated the method and Fressures resultant -efen6dto in 3.5 Sustained gustwind velocities. or modeltests may be usedto substantiate amplifycalculafrom relevant 2 2. Administration submitparticulars suchdevelog to into for of ment to the Organization consideration its incorporation the Code. and earthquake. 2. temperature. Administration entrustthis function certifying of the Administration. 2.3 Results tions.4 Limiting 'nanuat.or of shoulddisclose identity nationality the unitsconcerned the or uponsuchinformation In any manner or implyresponsibility any unitor person. Wind loading when detershouldbe considered as and 2 2. shouldbe statedin the operating designdatafor eachmodeof operation 2 2.current.2 Wherea new development design. gravityloading with relevantenvironmental including conditions wind. recognized it.2 Thereviewandapproval the design eachunitshouldbe carried by officers to may the However.2 Designloads loading usingrealistic for 2.9.2 oi bv some othermethodto the satisfaction the Administration. of may that ceptable an Administration. or has acor in equipment technology beenfound 1.CONSTRUCTION. of of and out of of 2. AND MATERIALS STRENGTH 2 CHAPTER .2 Wherepossible. relevant.2.sea-bed conditions. -rrningwind loading.1. of 17 . fix upon 1. shouldbe basedupon conditions the 2.2.

in a stress componentsin each structural element.5 Where deemed necessaryby the Administration.3.2.11 Other relevantloadinqsshould be determinedin a mannerto the satisJaction the Administration.Consideration shouldbe givento ministicdesignwaves havingappropriate elementsmay waves of lesserheight.where. due to their period.6 Designwave criteriashouldbe describedby designwave energy spectraor detershapeand size. 2. Where 2.2 The scantlings should be determinedon the basis of criteriawhich combrne. 18 .2.4 The bucklingstrengthof structuralmembers shouldbe evaluated ate. heelingand accelerations due to motion. Deck loading of show2. loading on tubular 2.the effects on structural be greater. ble the criticaldesign cases for all principal of designanalysisshould be to the satisfaction the Administration.The allowrationalmanner.should be added to primarystressesin evaluating where appropri2. Loading due to vortex shedding members due to vorshouldbe givento loadinginducedin structural 2.3 Local stresses.3.2. 2.10 A loadingplanshouldbe preparedto the satisJaction the Administration deck loadingfor each area for each ing the maximum design uniform and concentrated mode of ooeration.3.7 The wave forces utilizedin the design analysisshould includethe effects of imof mersion. Theoriesused for the calculation shouldbe to the satisfaction the Adminisof wave forces and the selectionof coefficients tration.Wave loading 2.2.3. 2.the individual of able stressesshould be to the satisfaction the Administration.9 Consideration tex shedding.8 Consideration to by necessary.3. members. Current loading should be given to the interactionof current and waves.The resultant ral loadingdue to currentand waves. a 2.2. Other loadings of 2. fatigue analysisbased on intended operatingareasor environmentsshould be provided.2.1 Sufficientloadingconditions all modes of operationshouldbe analysed enaThis structuralcomponentsto be evaluated. includingstresses caused by circumferential combined stress levels.3 Structuralanalysis for to 2. the two should be superimposed addingthe current velocityvectorially velocityshouldbe used in calculating structuthe the wave particle velocity.

of 2.5.4. localstressconcentrations otherstressraisers and should be allowed in the design primary for of structural elements.5 Special considerations self-elevating for units 2.3.5. 2. maybe necessary reinforce supFor it to or port the legs. 2. 2.Themiiimum cleirand 'loo/o ancemay be the lesserof either1. be 2.and alsoto withstandthe shockof bottomcontactdue to wave actionon the hull.2 Consideration should givento the scantlings be necessary maintain to strength in way of largehatches. on but shouldnot be lessthanthose required other modesof operation. 2.3 6 The effect of notches. for 2.astronomical tide and heightof the designwave abovethe meanlow water level.1 The required strength the unitshould maintained way of the drilling of be in well.The maximum desion motions.or to removesections ensuretheir structural to integrity. gravitymomentsand accelerations resulting from unit motions. structural_ioints notbe designed transmit should primary to tensile stresses through thickness platesintegral the of with the joint. 2.Wheresuchlointsare unavoidable.4 Whenevaluating stresses leg position. and particular attention shouldbe givento the transition betweenfoie-and-aft meirbers.5 Legsshould designed the mostsevere be for environmental transit conditions anticipatedincluding wind moments.or a combination both. 2.4 Special considerations surfaceunits for 2.2. .4.1 Wherepossible. Scantlings shouldbe calculated the basisof this analysis. 2.3 The structure way of components the position in of mooring systemsuchas fairleadsandwinchesshouldbe designed withstand stresses to the iripdsedwhen a mooring lineis loaded its breaking to strength. analvsiS an based on modeltests.4.5.1 The hullstrength shouldbe evaluated the elevated in position the specified for envaronmental conditions with maximum gravityloads aboard with the unitsufported and by all legs.5. maximum with the unitin the elevated the overturnlng momenton the unit due to the most adverse combination applicable of environmental gravity and loadings should considered. plate material the properties procedures and-inspection selectebto prevent lamellar tearingshouldbe to the satisfaction the Administration. sometransitconditions. The Administration should provided be with calculations.5. sea stateand bottomconditions operations raiseor lowerthe hullshou]d for to be clearly statedin the operating manual.6 Structural members whichtransmit loads between legsandthe hullshould the be designed the maximum for loadstransmitted so arranged to diffusethe loadsinto and as the hullstructure.5. The plating the well shouldalsobe suitably of stiffened prevent to damage when the unit is in transit.Acceptable of transitconditions shouldbe included in the operating manual.2 The unit should so designed to enable hullto clearthe highest be as the design waveincluding combined the effecisof astronomical stormtides.3 Legsshould designed withstand dynamic be to the loads whichmayoe encountered by their unsupported lengthwhile beingloweredto the bottom.2m or of the combined stormtide. Thedistribution theseloads the hullstructure of in should determined a be by methodof rational analysis.

7 Whena mat is utrlized transmit bottombearing of giuento the attachment the legs so that the loadsare diffusedinto the mat. Administration provision that adequate showing of arrangement the upperhullis to be considered 2.irtion snoutd-Ue on with modeltest data.l loading operatlons' pact.8 Where water depthand tidaleffects' headusingthe maximum i design duringlowering the loadsencountered to 2. ih.g Mats shouldbe designed withstand ihe inifuOing shockof bottori contactdue to wave actionon the hull' shouldbe conaction(lossof bottom support) scouring 2.l . combined applicable and arrangements detailsin to shouldbe 91ven structural conslderation 2.turarint"grrtvot tre uxiaii"itn" i"su'red faiture any coloverall against satisfactory'protection a trationmayrequrre . scantlings 2."" *itn sirifai this ishade to maintain clearance. frameof a 2. in required 2'5'2 the by while supported the sea-bed clearance 2.a clearance.reports pastopglatshouldbe provided i.6 Thescantlings columns.6.6.Otherdeckhouses to tnose'6ianunpioiecteO similar scantlinqs and locatlon' function for suitable theirsize.ii itiur areaof operation. resulting ui".crests ]lre deckstrucmaintainedietween tn" nOrini.should be attention loads.6.5.6.acceptable ald passing wave. the with regard. scantlin[s units for considerations column-stabilized 2.rudiuitf inuiysisshowing loading to-environmental failur[ when exposed ru-.7 where a column.n ihouib be givento the resulting on be should based the evallowerhullsandfootings of 2. to Cjrresponding a on"-y"rr returnperiodfor the intended for shouldnot be lessthanthoserequired the of 2.rpbti'". inl pre-foaiing locatednear the side shell of a unit may Pg requiredto have 2.6.consideration loading. to shouldbe provided a for 2.6..6 Special to for are 2.un aJsLmeO 6. wave and current including loading ind pr"t*i" ioi'Oing combined uationof hydrostattc considerations.roi""t to highloc.tiont or calculations iig . the to 2. external from.8 Particular wave lmdamage. . on be should based the tanksin the matarenotopento the sea. provided.structural to the due from defleCtions resulting snouidilso be givento siresses unit.6..11 Except thoseunitsutilizing bottommat.10 The effect of possible consideration.5.4 Thescantlings the upperstructure plan' deckloading shownin the loading with in condition accordance the or modeof operation damage 2. rnl ettectof drirt ptates. of .i iri" .for example..1 Unlessdeck structures designed wave impact. shouldbe givenspecial wher"e riJ"i"O.iir. filledtanksor bottombeartng 20 .12 Deckhouses shouldhave housefront.2 Forunitsoperating be should maintained.5 Whenan approved considerspecial waterborne.3 Thestructural Adminisprimary-gir1"^ allowsthe upperstructure be6ome loading' structural ii.. to riiOifiVr"biriruri.lowerhullor footingis a partof the overall.f. in procedures shouidbe included the operating !itl.the capability at loadafter initialpositioning a combined the miximum afiplicable pre-toaO eacfrleg to manua'.

9 When a unit is designed operations due to wave actionon the to ingsshouldbe designed withstand shockof bottomcontact action of scouring for alsobe evaluated the e{fects possible the hull. shouldbe givenspeThe cialconsideration.6. returnperiodfor the intended responding a one-year to by stresses caused wave be should givento local consideration 2.1 Thepossibility fatigue units. impact.when the unit is supported the sea-bed. construction and any otherrelevant dureiemployed. be should included.6. or repairs modifications tionsregarding .the by while supported the sea-bed.12 The unit'sstructure corloading when exposedto environmental memberwithout causingoverallcollapse areaof operation. or Restrictions prohibiinformation. be shouldnormally madewatertight Underwater bracing hydrostatic to systemto makeit possible detectfatiguecracksat an earlystage. combined wave forcesand currentforces. for stresses whereapplicable. where provided. leakdetection stiffness to should givento the needfor ringframes maintain be 2. footfor 2.10 Thestructure way of components the position imposed whena moorto the should designed withstand stresses be leads andwinches strength.7.6. to ing lineis loaded its breaking to membersshouldbe designed make the structureeffectiveagainst 2.8 Materials properties acmaterial having from steelor othersuitable be Unitsshould constructed to ceotable the Administration.13 Whereapplicable. buoyancy.3 Thefatigue for members inspection. in bracing andshape tubular analysis 2.7.2 Thefatigue in to be considered the unit'sdesign.6. and designof self-elevating column-stabilized modeandareaof operations analysis shouldbe basedon the intended 2.1'l Bracing the by against loading and. life design andthe acthe takeintoaccount intended should analysis 2. combined applicable Bracing members shouldalsobe investipossibility uneven loading.Suchunitsshould (lossof bottomsupport). suchas fairmooring system of in 2. from collapse to they shouldbe designed prevent are 2. effectof skirtplates. bottombearing of due to localbending stresses including gated. lt A construction grades and of plansshowing location extentof application different and the shouldinclude and weldingproceof togelherwith a description the materials of strengths materials. bracing the be should ableto withstand lossof any slender 2.14 Wherebracings watertight andhavea pressure.7 Fatigue in loading should considered the be damage to cyclic due of 2.6. structural of cessibility individual 2.15 Consideration members.9 Construction portfolio and shouldbe prepared a copy placedon boardthe unit.6.6.7. portfolio 2.

. boundaries tanksshouldbe testedto the satisfaction the of of Administration. recognized beingunlikely attain acceptabie by are as to an similarity. survey inclining and expenment adjustedfor weightdifferences. log in 3. lightshipdataof the first by the unit of the se-ries may be accepted the Administratidn lieuif an inclining by in test.4 to structure. of co-mpletion possible. for in dutfitting equipmentlcontirmeO or Uy the results a deadweight of survey. providedthe difference light-ship in displacement position centreof graiity due to or of weightchang-es minordifferences machinery.Curves righting of moments of windheeling and moments similar figure with to 3-1 supporting calculations should prepared be covering full range operating the of draughts.SUBDIVISION. should indicatedln operating be the manJal.2 unitswhichare identical design. lessthan'1%of th5 values'of lightshipdis'are the placement principal and horizontal dimensions determined the first oi the sbries. a dulyauthorized or person representative an approved or of organization.1 An inclining should required the f irstunitof a design.f weightor centreof gravity warranta waiverof the inclining to test. Welders. of 2. 3.1 . CHAPTER .should given thedetailed be to weightcalculation comparison theorigF and with nal unrtot a series column-stabilized. survey should conducted intervals be at not exceeding 5.years. 3.3 Theresults the inclining or deadweight of test.2. determine as to accurately lightihip data(weight the and position centreof gravity). . inclining an test shouldbe conducted.should maintained the operating be in minualor'in'alightshrp dataalterations andbe takenintoaccount dailyoperations. of semisubmersible typesas these.'1 A recordof all changes machinery.1.should qualiffed the welding be processes procedures in and utilized.1.2.10 Welding Thewelding procedures employed during construction should to thesatisfaction be ol the Administration.6Theinclining or deadweight test survey should carried in the presence an be out of otllcerot the Aclministration. 311.the lightshipdata. as for txtra care.11 Testing Uponcompletion. .1 Forsuccessive .2 Righting moment and heelingmomentcurves 3. outfitting and equrpment that affect. 3. 1 I n c l i n i n ge s t t 3. 3 STABILITY AND FREEBOARD 3 .eventhoudh identical design.1 test be for whenthe unitis as near. 22 . Wherethe deadweight surveyindicates change rom the calcua f latedlightshipdisplacement excess |d/o the bperating in of of displacehent.5 Forcolumn-stabilized a deadweight units. selection weldsfor testing the methods The of and utr-lized should io the satisbe faction the Administration.

2 Wherea unitis to be limited operation sheltered be should given rivers. free of mooring floating assumed of number for be momentcurveshould calculated a sufficient 3. force the moments. area surfaces exposed of the to areas thevertical the 3.suchas underdeck by factor.The unit is to be of to the centreof lateraliesistance the underwater restraint. bays. leverof the wind overturning the 3. proje'cted blockarebof boththe front and backsection..taking into account the maximum deck cargo and includingthose in transit condrtions. of as the cosine model testson a representative fromwindtunnel derived moments 3.should included surfaces.2. etc.1 In general minimum of windvelocity and conditions a minimum operating be shduld usedfor normal stormconditions.)consideration swamps.CHPV2A where: tr D A : the wind force(newtons) : the shapecoefficient member on depending the shapeof the structural to exposed the wind (seetable3-1) : the height of sea above level the strucdepending the height on coefficient table3-2) to turalmemberexposed wind (s-ee : the air massdensity . 3.7 The wind heeling to hulls For the to heelangles define curve.e. for operatwind velocitv not lessthan25 8 m/s (50knots) normal of to a reduced ing conditions.4 Windforcesshould considered should as follows: be of value the wind velocitv service for of wind velocity 36 m/s (70 knots) offshore a . The rightingmoment curvesand equipmentin the most unfavourable winci heelingmoment curves should be relatedto the most criticalaxes.Opentrusswork maybe approximated taking30% of the shape the appropriate areaof i. ship-shaped the curvemaybe assumed vary function vesselheel.2.2 Where equipmentis of such a naturethat it can be loweredand stowed.222kglm3l (1 (metres second) per : the wind velocitv : the proiected or in surfaces eitherthe upright the heeled areaof allexposed (square metres) condition to relative the unitandthe from anydirection be 3. positionapplicable.2. 3. to as of the unitmavbe 6onsidered alternatives the method applicable lift shouldinclude and drageffectsat various momentdetermination heeling heelangles.Account should be taken of the free surfaceof liqutdsin tanks.6 In calculating wind heeling to exposed the wind of from the centreof pressure all surfaces shouldbe takenvertically body of the unit. waterssuchas lakes.2.3 The curves of wind heelingmoments should be drawn for wind forces calculated by the followingformula: F :0. .2. plane. to wind due to heelor trim.5m/s (100knots) (protected inland locations in to . 60% of the projected one side. additional wind heelingmoment curves may be requiredand such data should clearlyindicatethe positionof such equipment.2.2. should usedforthe severe be In calculating projected using be etc.5C.8 Windheeling Such givenin 3.2.3to 3.

0 244.228.0 above256 rcz.5 228.0 91.0 198. shapes beam.5 cH .3 30.5 .TABLE3_1 Values of the coeffcient C.5 46.00 .3 1.0 183.72 75 79 BO 24 .5 106.c .3 30.244.20 .31 .5 1.0 76.0 1 1 Spherical Cylindrical (hull.2 1.0 61.0 76.0 198.256.56 . smoothunderdeck areas) Drilling derrick Wires Exposed beams andgirders underdeck Smallparts lsolated (crane.25 1.5 122. 061.54 6 .5.4 0.0 213.bu .015.4 t.67 70 .5 106.43 .5 183.0 152.30 .5 122.5. Shape c 0.etc.48 .10 .ct 167.5 213.0 137.) Clustered deckhouses similar or structures TABLE 3_2 Values of the coefficient C" Heightabovesea level(metres) 0 15. Large surface flat deckhouse.0 137.0 1.

3.1 in a geographic or a severeto require unit to go to severestormcondition. samelimtting units For column-stabilized the area underthe rightingmoment curve to the of shouldbe not lessthan30% in excess the areaunder angleof downflooding angle.However. Thegeographic manual. should possible achieve should contained the operating be conditions. approximate to lt be in manual.m Righting oment Downf looding angle Second intercept Angle of inclination Figure3-1 .shouldbe not is angle. with the meteorological consistent conditions and transit both operating considering lengthof time required.'l Thestability a unitin eachmodeof operation (seealsofigure3-1): . in conditions whichthis is perand weather conditions loading locations. Administration permitloading unit pastthe point othervariable to storm or wouldhaveto be removed relocated go to severe at whichsolidconsumables provided allowable requirement not is KG the conditions.2 . underthe following condition exceeded: or do annually seasonally not whereweather conditions location .1 momentcurveto units and Forsurface self-elevating the areaunderthe righting whichever less. or of without the removalor relocation solid consumables the severestorm condition a may the load.Rightingmoment and heeling moment curues 3. intercept downflooding or the second momentcurveto the of lessthan 41ohin excess the areaunderthe wind heeling angle.2 wherea unit is required support fallswell within a periodfor which the weatherforecastis favourable. momentcurve the samelimiting to the wind heeling over the entire rangeof angles The rightingmomentcurveshouldbe positive from uprightto the secondintercept. in be mittedshould identified the operating .3 Intactstabilitycriteria meetthe following criteria should of 3.2 Each and recommended the The procedures conditions.3.3 of in a stormcondition a period time be of unitshould capable attaining severe 3. . becomesufficiently for to extradeckload a shortperiodof time that .

n!"i"g . 4 ' l T h e u n i t s h o u | d h a v e s u f f i c i e n t f r e e b o a r dandd b e s u b d i v i d e d b y m e a n s an in senulovuncy srabiritvlo^withstand andburkheadii..irLO 26 .ut"ty i. a n d ' n o n ... rntercept' ranqe at leastT" Withinthis range' the second 3.a.ur motionresponses obtained. | i n e a r sfrequency .".Jpiio the of a.Joni*ro. stabitity.4 Subdivision units Surfaceand self-elevating 3 .or""nt"iiirJ.u" ip"iir uied sf'outd are intf..ii[iJnt uuovuncy knots) from any (so superimposed "i is."".iiLi"'tiintainL'O and if they equivalent theAdmrnistration of suchcriteria.."i"uv"ufi"J""r"Jliv heeling into iarrng tne followingconsiderations acin direction any operatrnb"Jril..4. w a v e t u n * ' o o " r t e s t s .3. openIngs be|owthe finalwater|ine .4.n.. w h eto ensurep r i imu|ation r ranges e a p p r o sufficient cover windand*.1 theangle inclination the damage t h a n1 7 " ..3 the rightrng bv required integritv ir.srestorationenergyand inclinationduetothemeanwindspeeoandthemaximumdynamicre for to margin account uncertainties' safety . 4 ' 3 T h e u n r t s h o u | d h a v e s u f f i c r e n t f r e e b o a r andstabilitvb d i v i d e d b ywind n d a n d b e s u withstand m e a a to i.t tiqhtdecks conslstent condition tn anyone compartment unyof"tutingor transii of eialthe flooding set assumptions out in 3'5 *iir' trr" damagle to in stability a {amagedcondition wlthreserye havesufficient 3.... 3 A | t e r n a t i v e S t a b i | i t y c r i t e r i a m a y b e are demonstrated e A d madequateo n c o n s i d e r e d b y tto afiord i n i s t r a t i h levelof .2 anyopening shouldbe madeweathertight.g th" .. heetrng standthe wind be should aiterflooding' tft" iiiii posedfrom any directronl'it ..."p1uoirity initiat oositive as and iu'irt tne toirowirlg take into account approprrate: 5h..ilJiii . c o n d i t i o n S r e p r e s inn t i n g r e a l i s t of operatlon.u"tocitv #.7utr"of at least Seefigure3-2below' righting uiih" ttt" angle moment. t.iiti.. I u d i n g e modesi c w i n d s ( i n c service various wavesappropr.i..'fJ.Ana|ysisshou|dinc|udetheresu|tsofw t e s t s .i."".". tight decksandbutkrreaiJ . 3 . .5 an adequate and damagestability 3...ntuf O i"b.nor.. count: not setout in 3'5 10 2 should be greater after of .Oition finil waierline.4susceptibiIitytocapsizingconsideringtheunit.3 .iliii".i.i.i tne exteniot weathertisht the first int"r.ili." l.ili. l e n v i r o n m e n t a | . dynamic intoaccount taking for . and be shou|d madewaterttght.8m/s (50knots)superim.. opening' downflooding tne Setow loweredgeof any units Column-stabilized 3 .2and twicethe wrndheeling .rt". In responses a seaway.. i. moment. within 4 rn uooilir'"'riitti*ii"iii"" have'from should set momentcurve'afterthe damage out above' ..#'ioi*orro-wide '2dynamicresponseofaunit. ... .3 potential flooding ..2 The unit should of 25.

making In these calculations. not etc.. in whichis a pump-room.4. of All types of units with 3. beyondthe calculated angleof in inclination theseconditions.4 Theunitshould sufficient buoyancy stability anyoperating transit and in or condition withstandthe floodingof any watertightcompartment to wholly or partially belowthewaterline question.Righting moment and wind heeling moment curves provide 3.3 a rangeof positive stability shouldbe provided.4.1 the angle inclination flooding of after should be greater not than25'.should be considered justifying as any relaxation the reouirements.4.1to3. of . be .6 The ability reduce angles inclination pumping or ballasting of by out compartmentsor application moorrng of forces. to 3. at least7'.taking following to the into considerations account: .roomcontaining a machinery with a saltwatercooling systemor a compartment adjacent the sea.4.5 Compliance the requirements 3.R i g h t i n gm o m e n t Wind heelingmoment Angle of i nc l i na t i o n Farst intercept Second intercep't > 2 Figure3-2 .2 anyopening belowthe finalwaterline should madewatertight.4should determined calcuof be by lations whichtakeintoconsideration proportions design the and characteristics unit of the andthe arrangements configuration the damaged and of compartments. . it should assumed the unitis intheworstanticioated be that service condition as regards stability is floating and free of mooring restraints.4.

be trunks.4 All piping. .5.2 Thedistance betweeneffective bulkheads theirnearest or penetration tionswhicharepositioned withinthe assumed extentof horizontal should be not lessthan3. margin capsizing.5.5.2 vertical extent:from the baselineuowards porwatertight stepped 3.1 horizontal 1.1 In assessing damage stability surface of watertiqhtbulkheads: shouldbe assumed occurbetweeneffective to .5 In assessing damagestability self-elevating the of to watertight damage shouldbe assumed occurbetweeneffective bulkheads: .5.the above should applied boththe be platform the mat but not simultaneously.2 on column-stabilized the flooding any one compartment set out in units.5 horizontal .5.3 Wheredamage a lesser of extent condition. and 1.0 m. or moreof the adjacent one bulkheads should disregarded.7 Wheredamage a lesser of suchlesser extentshould assumed.5 oenetration: m: and withoutlimit.5 Extentof damage Surtace units the units. . porwatertight 3. refened to 3. be thanin 3. Self-elevating units units.8 Wherea mat is fitted.5.withinthe extent damage of in 3.5. unless necessary the Adminisand deemed by trationdue to theircloseproximity eachother. ventilation systems.4.1 extentof damage set out in 3.5. following the extent damage of 3.4. suchlesser extentshould assumed. be extent thanin 3.'lresults a moresevere in 3.5.5results a moresevere in condition.1 penetration: m.may for 3. be extentof damage to 3.2 vertical extent:fromthe baselineupwards withoutlimit. be should provided flooding otherspaces at watertight boundaries preclude progressive to the of whichareintendedto be intact. as of as . etc.the followingextentoJ 3. wherethereis a lesser distance. determining level is In by the Administration an the should consider least following at the the acceptability suchcriteria.5. to 28 . Administration of andtakeintoaccount: . 3..6 Thedistance between effective bulkheads theirnearest or stepped withinthe assumed extentoJhorizontal tionswhichareoositioned oenetration should be not lessthan3.0 m. wherethereis a lesser distance.1 to Positive means closure of be should assumed be damaged.4.5. or moreof the adjacent one bulkheads should disregarded.3 the provision an adequate of against 3.5. 3.7 Alternative subdivision damage and stability criteria be considered approval provided equivalent of safety maintained.

6.Wherepenetrations waterwith the designan-d iompatible cables. 3.ents compartments. trunks.10.withinthe extentof referred of etc. electrical piping.4and . whichareinof flooding otherspaces the to boundaries preclude progressive at watertight tendedto be intact.However. in specified the operating draught exceptwhere bulkshouldbe assumedto be damaged. in shouldbe assumed the and the damage to shoiridbe assumed be damaged hullsand braces portions the columns. taking into account the actual operatingconditions.0 m occurring any levelbetween5.' 5 . floodingof other spaces to watertightboundaries precludethe progressive to which are intended be intact. ventilation.the regionshouldextend at least 1. underwater of exposed having vertia to shouldbe assumed be floodedby damage and . Column-stabiIized un its extent units. 3. 1 .etc.6.5.5.perimeter closer are heads spaced in at measured the periphery. withinthe extent damage systems.6.1 The number openings watertight of proper woikingof the unit. tion.3 3. 1 0 .5. .Va"fve waterto systemvalves. in question. damage distances Les_ser flat partments abbveand below the watertight. for are tiofrtOecfsand bulkhead-s nbcessary access. 2 .ifiy minn"O space. watertightinteto at 3.i. 6 All piping. be should disregarded.9 All piping.or a d6c( which is abovethe finalwaterline control staballast unit In flooding. of the shoutdbe madeto maintain watertightintegrity the enclosed .5snbutO assumed be damaged. 1 0 .10.3 For self-elevating in ventilation this shouldbikept closedwhen the unit is afloat.2 Wherevalvesare provided watertightboundaries maintain or from a pump-room other norof grity.z Columns braces at calextentof 3.Necessary tioht inteqritv methods' approved by cise sholld'be arranged alternative .5 m aboveand below the dam-age required having or either3. o{ to may be applied the satisfaction the Adminisbboveor belowthe draughts tration. of Horizontal when o.thesevalvesshouldbe capable beingoperated after il. ventilation .should systems. in specified the operating the draughts in to be should assumed haveoccurred bothcomthe withinth'isregion.. ventilation 3.required maintain unitsthe ventilation 3.0 m below is Wherea watertightflat located manual. of stability column-stabilized the following the 3. or moreof the bulkheads to penetration damage be should assumed be 1.6. to regard theirshape. 5 Underwater or footings 3 n a n t i n a t r a n s i c o n d i t i o in l h e s a m em a n n e r s i n d i c a t eid 3 . provided at meansof closureshould_be Positive to Oe'adsuilred be damaged... 5 .5..5. . which caseone the draughiunderconsideration. be should provided of means closure Positive to 6e in 3.4 trunks. the caseof a column-stabilized thiswouldbe the central at positionindicators shouldbe provided the remotecontrolstation.5..10 In assessing damage be should assumed: of damage of on hullsand braces the periphery the unit underwater Onlythosecolumns.0 m aboveand3.5m.a weatheideck. 3 No verticalbulkhead at of thana distance oneeighthof the column...pgra!qS to shouldbe assumed be damaged hull .6 Watertightintegrity should keptto a minimum be subdivisions in of 3.

7.6. doors. such as closelyspacedbolted covers.2 External openings openingsthe lower edge of which is submergedwhen the unit is 9 9.damagestability and-structural requirements transitconOitions for and drillingoperations while afloat. light signals)showing personnelboth locallyand at the central ballastcontrol station whbther the doois or hatch covers tn questionare open or closed.4 The means to ensure the watertight integrityof internalopeningsshould comply with the following: ..6 All downflooding inclinedto the first interceptbetween the righting moment and wiid heeling moment curvesin any intactor damagedconditjonshouldbe fitted with a suitablewateitight closing appliance. as units. an entry should be made in the officiallog-bookor tour report. shouldapplyto all units and certificates shouldbe issuedaisappropriate.shouldcomply with the of following: .6. 3 6 7 where floodingof chainlockersor other buoyantvolumesmay occur.2 3.1 Doors and hatch covers which are used during the operationof the unit while afloatshouldbe remotelycontrolledfrom the centralballastcontrolstationand shouldalso be operablelocallyfrom each side. On applicable.g. should be taken as a basis for all units rn the afloat condition. while afloat.ventilators. other openings.1 A notice shouldbe affixedto each such closingappliance statingthat it is to be kept closedwhile the unit is afloat.2 The requirements the 1966 Load Line Convention of with respectto weatherttghtness and watertightness decks. 3. scuppers.hatchwavcovers.A notice should be affixedto each sucn ooor or hatch cover statingthat it is not to be left open while the unit is afloat.The requirements the 1966 Load Line Convention. Doors or hatch coverswhich are normallyclosedwhile the unit is afloat should be providedwith an alarm system (e. 30 .1.superstructures. The freeboard should not be less than that computed frolm the Convention where applicable.the openings to these spacesshould be considered downfloodingpoints. ihe minimum freeboard units which cannotbe computedby the normalmethbOslaiddown of by_that Convention shouldbe determinedon the basisof meetingthe applicable intactstability.includingthose relatingto of certification.5 The means to ensure the watertighl integrityof internalopeningswhich are kept permanently closedduringthe operation the unit.etc. . however. Open/shutindicators should be providedat the controlstation.7 Freeboard General 3.air pipes.lnternal openings 3. of deckhouses.inlets and discharges. . statingthat all such openingshave been witnessedclosed before the unit becomes waterborne.7. manholesfitted w'ith close bolted covers need not be so marked.

regulation need not apply.7.7.85D than below.4.12 Load lines should be assigned to self-elevating When floatingor when in transitfrom one operterms of the 1966 Load Line Convention. 3.7. regardto the intact rightingarm curves and the final waterlineafter assumeddamage.6. the requirements 3. the volume of the moonpoolshould not be includedin the calculation any hydroarea above the waterline at static properties.7.2.having cannot be closed in emergencies. except bow height correction.6 Administrations such as air intakesfor emergencygenerators.7. 3.The Administration for regardto the requirements the strengthof unit based upon length (L). to to 3.11 Narrow wing extensionsat the stern of the unit should be considered appenof of dages and excludedfor the determination length (L) and for the calculation freeshould determine the effect of such wing extensionswith boards..9 Where moonpoolsare arrangedwithin the hull in open communication of sea. lf the moonpool has a larger cross-sectional 0.4 All downiloodingopeningswhich may become submerged before the angle of areaunderthe intactrighting arm curve is achieved should inclination which the required at be fitted with weathertightclosingappliances. to which shouldgive special consideration the positionof openings 3.This additionfor the excess portion above the waterlineat 0.air pipes.5 With regardto damagestability. Free surface effects of the flooded well or recessshould be taken into account in stabilitycalculations.3 In general.10 The proceduredescribedin 3. Surtace units underthe terms of the to 3.6should 3. an additionshouldbe made to the geometricfreeboardcorresponding to the lost buoyancy.When such Administration.lf an enclosedsuperstructure shouldbe made as prescribed containspart of the moonpool. door sills. have been made.7. lf a unit is 6(6) assigneda greaterthan minimum freeboardat the requestof the owner. as 3.7 Load linesshouldbe assigned surfaceunitsas calculated 1966 Load Line Conventionand should be subiectto all the conditionsoJ assionmentof that Convention. in of exposedpositionsand their means of closingshould be determinedby consideration both intact and damage stabilityrequirements.7. .heights of hatch and ventilatorcoamings.85D shouldbe made to the freeboardobtainedafter all other corrections.3. marksabovethe centreof the ringshouldnot be marked is seasonal a freeboard assigned.7.4and 3.8 Where it is necessary assigna greaterthan minimum f reeboard meet intactor damage stability requirementsor on account of any other restrictionimposed by the '1966 regulation 6(6)of the LoadLine Convention shouldapply. rectionequal to the volume of the well or recess to the freeboarddeck divided by the waterplane areaat 0. a corsuperstructure. apply.7. in 3.7. with the 3.4.85D below for wells or recesses.deductionshould be made for the effectivelength of the Where open wells or recessesare arrangedin the freeboarddeck.3.7. etc. and any seasonalmarks below the centre of the ring should be marked. Self-elevating units units as calculatedunder the 3.9 should also apply in cases of small notchesor relatively narrow cut-outsat the stern of the unit.

Administration to lation39(3)of the 1966 Load Line Convention such units. be cannot comfreeboard unitswhichdueto theirconfiguration of 3. mat or similar portingstructure of however. regard the requirements the strengthof unit basedupon length(L). be subject a bow heightrequirement to of the of should consider extent application reguthe suchcircumstances. 32 .15 Wheremoonpools arranged are in of not should be included the calculation any hydrosea.18 Self-elevating maybe manned to In which may not alwaysbe possible achieve. the moonpool a larger lf freeboard corresponding should madeto the geometric be 0. Convention by or the termsof that Convention whiletheyaresupported the sea-bed arein the process of lowering raising or theirlegs. addition an at for to the lost buoyancy. havingregardto the ocweather routes and to prevailing casional natureof such voyageson predetermined conditions.85Dshouldbe madeto the freeboard havebeenmade.7. regulation of the 1966LoadLineConvention 6(6) not marks above centreof the ringshould be marked the is seasonal a freeboard assigned.16 Theprocedure at tivelynarrowcut-outs the sternof the unit.7. unlessspecifically excepted.7. position relative the upperhullmaybe to sinceits vertical stability the unitwhenfloating of critical. should Administration. alwaysbe takeninto accountin the evaluation the should. of applicable determined the basis meeting on in condition. shouldbe madefor the effective contains deduction in deck.7.Freesurface effectsof the flooded tions.7.19 Someself-elevating utilize large the supIn whenthe unitis floating. to for a tow.85D thanbelow.15 3. turalreouirements the afloat freeboard meetintact to thanminimum to a 3.regulation neednot apply.7.14 Whereit is necessary assign greater imposedby the requirements on accountof any other restriction or or damagestability Whensuch apply.a corare superstructure. suchcases mator similar contributes the buoyancy to porting The supin of structure shouldbe ignored the calculation freeboard.85D superstructure lf belowfor wells or recesses.7.17 Narrow wing extensions the sternof the unitshould considered appenof of for dagesand excluded the determination length(L) and for the calculation freewith the effect of such wing extensions The Administration shoulddetermine boards. In suchcases unitwould whenunder units 3. Whereopenwells or recesses arranged the freeboard deck dividedby the rectioneoualto the volumeof the well or recessto the freeboard obtained afterall othercorrecwaterolane areaat 0. Thisaddition the excessportionabovethe waterline 0. a unit is 6(6) of at assigned greater a than minimumfreeboard the request the owner.13 Theminimum puted by the normalmethodslaid down by the 1966 Load Line Convention shouldbe and damage stability strucintact stability. as be at 3.the volume the moonpool of at area has cross-sectional abovethe waterline staticproperties.of of be to unitsshould subject allthe conditions assignment that ational areato another these unitsshouldnot be subjectto However. which mator similar supporting structure a units 3. an enclosed shouldbe madeas orescribed lengthof the partof the moonpool.7.exceptbow heightcorrection in calculations. with withinthe hullin opencommunication the 3. well or recess should takenintoaccount stabilitv be in of or in should apply cases smallnotches reladescribed 3. lf and any seasonal marksbelowthe centreof the ring shouldbe marked.

7. 3. requirements The apply bothmarine to and industrial equipment.22 The enclosed deck structure each column-stabilized shouldbe made of unit weathertight. 6 . of .1. electrical equipment.1 The machinery electrical and requirements contained chapters to I provide in 4 an acceptable degreeof protection personnel for from fire.1 General 4. associated piping systems. 4.1.3 the minimumclearance betweenpassing wave crestsand deck structure (see 2 . electricshockor other physical injuries. 3.1. be applied addition these requtreto may in to ments. othersimilar openings shouldnot be located belowthe deckstructure coiumn-6tabilized of unrts.21 Theminimum freeboard should marked appropriate be in locations the strucon ture.23 windows. to 4. havingregardto the intact rightingarm curvesand the final waterliie afte-r assumed oamage. 3 )a n d t . fittingsandwiringshould of a design be andconstruction adequate the for service whichthey are intended shouldbe solnstalled protected to reduce for and and ds to a-minimum danger persons board.3 All machinery. boilers otherpressure and vessels. 3. any to on due regard parts.20 Thehullformof thistypeof unitmakes calculation geometric the of freeboard in accordance with the provisions chapterlll of the 1966 Loadof Line Convention impracticable. such as air intakes emergency for generators.sidescuttles portlights.consideration the position openings which cannotbe closedin emergencies.1.Colum n-stabiized un its I 3.1 the strength the unit'sstructure. and including thoseof the non-opening or type. intact anddamage stability beingpaidto moving surfaces otherhazards.4 All machinery.2 Codesandstandards practice of which havebeenproven be effective actual to bv application the offshoredrillingindustry by which are not in conflictwith this CoiJe. and which are acceptable the Administration. CHAPTER . 6 . Therefore minimum the freeboard eachcolumn-stabilized should of unit be determined meeting applicable by the requirements for: .7. 3. andindustrial for is the workingconditions the environmental and conditions which it will be subjected. components systemsessential the safeoperation a unit and to of should designed operate be to underthefollowing static conditions inclination: of . designshouldhaveregard materials and The to usedin construction.2 .MACHINERY 4 INSTALLATIONS ALL TYPES UNITS FOR OF 4. 1 o 2 .24 Administrations shouldgivespecial to of .7.7. 4.andto the marine purposes whichthe equipment intended.7. to Consideration shouldbe givento the consequences the failure systems of of and equipment essential the safetyof the unit.

4. appropriate and mainteinspection should be made to facilitatecleaning.. may permit or requiredeviationsfrom these angles.2.3 Where risk from overspeeding machineryexists.2 . of 4.5 Jacking mechanismsfor self-elevating so redundancy that a single failure of any component does not cause an uncontrolled descent of the unit.means which will protectagainstsuch excessivepressure.such as bal4.2 Machinery requirements pneumaticand other sys4.2.2. 34 .all parts of machinery.strchas lubricating supplyfailure.which could may permit The Administration damageor explosion.2. provided of 4.6 m3 and above shouldbe providedwith crankcase or type with sufficientreliefarea. sideration units are in general to be arrangedwith 4.all steam. 4.lackingsystems in self-elevating last systems in semisubmersible auxilor can be sustained restoredeven though one of the essential blow-outpreventers. to leadrapidly completebreakdown. provisions overriding automaticshutoff devices.The reliefvalvesshouldbe arranged provided approved from them is directedso as to minimizethe possiwith means to ensure that discharge bility of injuryto personnel.8 Means shouldbe provided units or controlof units. are driven or of which they form part. iariesbecomes inoperable. 4.lectto dangerous overpressure. should be providedwith automaticshutoff arrangewhere applicable.5 All gearingand everyshaft and couplingused for transmission power to machinbe ery essentialfor the safety of the unit or personson board sho.3 to units are uprightand inclined an angleup to 15" in any when column-stabilized direction.4 Where machineryincludingpressurevessels or any parts of such machineryare subject to internal pressure and may be sub. size and serviceconditionsof the unit.2.2.1.where applicable. be should. units are upright and inclinedto an angle up to 10" in any when self-elevating direction. hydraulic. 4.uld designedand constructedso that they will withstandthe maximum working stressesto which they may be taking into accountthe type of enginesby which they subjectedin all serviceconditions. to when surfaceunits are uprightand in leveltrim and when inclined an angleof trimmed to an angle up to 5'by the list up to 15" eitherway and simultaneously bow or stern. oil ments or alarmsin the case of failures. pressure to shouldbe subjected fittingswhich are underinternal tems and their associated a tests including pressuretest before being put into servicefor the first time.7 Machinery. means should be providedto ensure that the safe speed is not exceeded.1 .taking into conThe Administration the tvpe.1 All boilers.6 Internal explosionreliefvalvesof an ume of 0.2 Adequateprovisions nance of machineryincludingboilersand pressurevessels. volcombustionenginesof a cylinderdiameterof 200 mm or a crankcase 4.2. for of whereby normaloperation vitalsystems.2.

3 lf a steampipeor fittingmayreceive steamf romanysource a higher pressure at thanthatfor whichit is designed.1 Every steamboiler every and unfired generator steam should provided be with not lessthantwo safetyvalvesof adequ-ate capactty. 4. 4 3.3.suitable a reducing valve.3 . is 4.permit only one safetyvalveto be fitted if it is satilfied that adequate protlection ag'ainlt overpressure leastone of whichshould a directreading be gauge glass. far as practicable.Meansshouldbe provided wnicinwitt prevent overpressure any part of the feedwater an svstenr.Everysteampipe and everyfitting connec_ted theretothroughwhich steammay pass should so designed.3 Steamboilersand boilerfeed systems 4 3.l-ravingregard the-output anyotheifeatures iny boileroi untireO to or of sieamg"n"raror. those seryices essent-ial the-safbty the unit.5-1 Machinery essential the safetyof the unit shouldbe provided for with effective meansfor its operation control. Visualindication shouldbe provided show to whether not the override beenactuated.5 Machinery controls 4. supply in air fbilure fiamefailure. general. Every steamgenerating systemwhich couldbe rendered dangerous the failure by of its feedwatersupply. and 4 12 Automatic starting.4. or has .2-9 Means should provided ensure be to thatmachinery be brought operation can into from the "deadship"condition withoutexternal aid.2 Everyoil-firedboilerwhich is intendedto operatewithout manualsupervision should havesafety arrangements whichshutoff the fuel supply andgivean atarm an at attended location the caseof low waterlevel.5 Every boiler essentnl the safetyof the unitand whichis designed havea for to water level-sh99l! provided b9 with at leasttwo meansfor indicating its"water level. 4. However.4.4 Boilers shouldbe provided with meansto supervise controlthe qualityof the and feedwater.'l . Failure anypartof the automatic remote of and contiol svstem-should not prevent the use of the manual override. to 4. operational control and systems machinery for essential the for satety the unitshould.only one For not for of systemis required automatic if shutdown the steamgenerating of systemupon f9e-owg19r loss ot the teedwatersupplyis provided. Adminiitration the may.4 Steam pipe systems 4.. 4. relief valve piessure and gauge shouldbe fitted.2 Efficient means should provided draining be for everysteampipewheredangerous water hammeractionmightothenarise occur.4. shouh_be provided with not less than two"sepJrate feedwater systems fromandincluding feedpumps. the noting thata single penetraiion the steam of drum is acceptable.. As meansshouldbe piovided preclude entrybf oil or to tfre othercontaminants which may adversely affectthb boiler. ot in provisions manually include for overriding autothe matac controls. be constructed installed to withstanjthe and as maximum workIng stresses which it may be subjected. 4.3. or 4 3. 4.

. S..spaces "nOiruining. by approved a material 4. .l-pip"r.te..which *.pa..3 Arrangements the storage.tiol.-enii otherefficient oit fuel or li{uid caigoand..6.if'"rfO to provided with. r"initi compartin shouldbe provided 1arg9 Additionaisuctions ii Spe"ciiieo' 4. to connections the bilgepumprng il. .2 The starting arrangements internal in explosions the startrng and ih.2 Arrangements the Storage.for. iluili Oaitast. l A n e f f i c i e n t b i l g e p u m p i n g s y s t e m s h o u | d b e p r o v i d e d . CompartmentJnot..-.nJ*n"iu witer jackets casings air compressors coolair compressed systems into due to leakage them from air excesspressure .tion iirtems shouldbe such as to ensurethe safetyof the unit ancl board.f|ammab]e and pipes..pb it fittedwith-thenecessary 36 . "il.8 BilgepumPingarrangements 4 ' S .g capabitity.. .q..tigf.7..t.7 Arrangements oil fuel.2 At leastwvo self-priming pumpsmay be acceptedas independent and generalserytce piouiO"O.. Systems controlandactivating Systems.[i i."iig.O the that the safetyof ihe unit is not impaired.6. to be shourd provided detectthe Mean-s oirG pumpi.. with in particular to power pumpsconnected eachbilgemainshouldbe 4.6.l.init pipes.3 Starting pipes plpe system' discharge from the compressor separate entirely to shouldbe madeto reduce a minimumthe entryof oil intothe startrng 4.1 In everyunttmeans and of 6r ..-t"r.a bilgesuctjgl may be. oils of and distribution utilization otherflammable for 4. lubricating and other flammableoils be oJ and distribution utilization oil fuelshould such for 4. powertransmission in unier pressure emptoyeO persons the trunsteisystemiifiortO Oesuchas to ensure safetyoJthe unitand inO-n"'ai on board.ubjected to dangerous for shouldbe provided all systems pr"rsr"rureliefanangbments pl". of to unO arrangements tft" means detectthe presence watermaybe dispensed bumping compartments. personson rrOi[.7. of"fresh whetherthe unit is upright conditions all JnObt practrcai p"rping are prwiOed. SijituOt" enginesshouldbe adcombustion for air 4.i....1 Arrangements the storage.7. bilge iflh.g. ballast system.ighi b. be oi|sshou|d of carryrng. as deemednecessary th.i"ing'tiqriori..iiir"oiil by oi companmenrs unrsuif totm.iat.eAdministration' ments or maylindits wav to the waterin the compartm."ff"cts of backfiring internal dq-rit"fy'proi""t"O%g.drained other .J.. fittings va|ves spaces 4. on as to eniure"thesafetyof the unifand persons board' of and distribution utilization oil usedin pressure for 4.1.6..."|.ii[ $.4 provision pressure systemsand to drainthesesystems' air oil for 4.inistrutionltsatisfied ..i. air be should engines combustion to from the air receivers internal air 4.i.7..ig" pr.ent UemadewhereUy A.6. b. c a p a b |for theu m eofp permanently appropriated ot6erthan. to to which are adjacent the sea or adiacent oresence wateln suih bombarthents of liquids throudhwhich pipegconveying in uoidcompartments ij"ir """i't.ri" p.d..6 Air pressure pressure anypartof in excess to be ShOuld provided prevent 4.4 |n machtnery or to regard the rlsK llre' having the Administration.

7 Drainage hazardous of areas should givenspecial be consideration havrng regard to (see6.2 Theballast system should the to the from the maximum condition.8.3 Propulsion roomsand pump-rooms lower hullsshouldbe provided in with two independent systemsfor high bilgewater leveldetection providing audible an and visualalarmat the centralballast controlstation.4. Wheresuchvalves located normally are in unmanned spaces belowthe assigned loadlineandnot provided with highbilgewaterlevelalarms.The in pumpsprovided pumps. and havethe capability restoring unitto a leveltrim and safedraught of the conditionwithouttaking additional on ballast.8 Thefollowing additional requirements applicable column-stabilized are to units: Chainlockers which.3 The ballast systemshouldbe arranged provide leasttwo independent to at so that the systemremains operational the eventof failureof anyone suchpump. 4. pumpingarrangements column-stabilized 4.g.2 and pump-room bilge suction valvesShould capable both remoteand localooeration. trationmay permitcounter-flooding an operational as .3. to 4. be of . indicator can The should on movement relv of the valvespindle.4 The ballast systemshould capable operating be of afterthe damage specified in All distribution boxesand manually operated valvesin connection with the bilge pumping arrangements should in positions be whichareaccessible under ordinary circumstances. to Special consideration shouldbe givento the design bilge of linespassing through ballast tankstakingintoaccount effectsof corrosion otherdeterioor ration. theyshould operable be from outsidethe soace.9.whilein an intact 4. .9. may be specified the Administration.4 The arrangement the bilgepumping of systemshouldbe such as to preventthe possibility water passing of from the sea into dry spaces. with any one pumpinoperable.Administrations permitcontrolled may provide capability bring unit.3 All bilgepipesshould of steelor othersuitable be properties material having acceptable the Administration. of Remote indication flooding of shouldbe provided at the centralballast controlstation. 4. Alternagravityballasting. tively. pumps 4. 4.6 A meansto indicate whethera valveis openor closedshouldbe provided each at location fromwhichthe valve be controlled.1 Unitsshould provided be with an efficient systemcapable ballasting of anddeballasting ballast any tank undernormal operating transit and conditions. inadvertently or from one compartment another.9 Ballast on units Ballast pumps and piping pumping 4. to a or greater distance. as by within3 hours. couldsubstantially affectthe unit's stability shouldbe provided with a remotemeansto detectflooding and a permanently installed means dewatering. 4.2 At least one of the pumps referredto in 4.8.if flooded.1 . AdminisThe procedure.but shouldbe readily neednot be dedicated ballast available for suchuseat all times. the riskof explosion 4. normal operating to draught a severe stormdraught.8.8.

andemergency).n "n"ii"i']] Srcf'-aiiplp"s shouldbe positioned specified waterline 3.8 poweravailability .6 lt should possible supply o{ . in chaPter as damage. m a r k e d t closed. S A l l v a l v e s a n d o p e r a t i n g c o n t r o l s s h o u l d b e c l e a valveis openorg l d " . indicating . l t ' i y r l y .9 Air pipesshould provided eachballast underthe pumping. system(main indicating .ril. draught in torinothe unit from.4. whethera to tocatty indicate 6e tn6rir".tr..7 heelandtrim indicators.9.10 A central referred extentof damage not withinthe assumed *at"rline .2 ballast system..lia.tionJr"i"rreb in a..the valves pumps an-d control the ballast of to and systemshouldbe arranged operated as to preventinadveftent 4. ballast system.niinii6" speCitieo 4. takinginto accountefJects corrosion other [-ri]in".iil.inO statton..9.or have of the leopardize operation any of the other systems' 38 ..ini.t^.-t io cepiuOf" if'" AO." .notf'er.".9ba||astsystemhydrauIiclpneumaticpressure-indicatingsystem.1.9.9.g. -unit to . . air pipe op"enings these tanks should be above the outside extentof .a6.. puiring-ihrough that a failurein one systemdoesnot oi one .i. pumpstatus-indicating .. .p..s.nouldbb suih thatthe systemrscapable resp.6 draught . or of r.should fittedwith independent ..ii-on. .J *oiiiO"rrg" with the folaOeq.5 tanklevelindicating sYstem.system of p"rrn..11 In addition remote local be uJtu"t.i"ngEF'"nir ..7 All ballast shouldbe givento the designof bap consideration SpJ"iit -b. .9.9 ballast each to be 4.ted irom weather'lt shouldbe provided S to in chapter anO whereapplicable: systems fo*ino cbnit"landindiiating pump b..9. anglesof heelor tnm to shiftsleading excessive flgT the emerg bv pumprequired 19:. be should in the samelocation tankvalves ballast pumpandoi iti jssociated eachballast independentl function should in listed 4.. g .5 The ballast which couldresultin momenl fJrt tr*rt"i oi Ouf *'uter tiom one tank or iull lo another.ond. valveposition-indicating ballast system.r-to afand draught to ensureno inclination tendedto be usedto Onng"ihe Uactto normal the worst damage for i"l O*rg". valvecontrol .iil.g. M"ins shouto pioviJeo andcrossin tanksufficient number on be 4.i.4 a leveltrim and safe in after lossof any singlecomponent the powersupplysystem' "onOition properttes achaving material be pipes should of steelor othersuitable 4. defined Control and indicating sYstems the above be lt be should provided.6"-in'tn" euentbt remotecontrolfailure. should located station control ballast 4.. balcentral from.ih.f.trhJ"iiicient operation the ballast areato sectional tntanks of to in order allowdeballastingthe ballast ab. tastcontrot localcontrolof The independent .10 systems and 4.3 ballast .12 Thecontrol indicating such sufficient"redundancy. 4 .s.

should be provided between the central ballastcontrol station and spacesthat containballastpumps or valves.16 Enclosureshousing ballastsystem electricalcomponents. should be provided. all other unitswhere the spacecontaining valvers normallyunattended the and is not providedwith high bilge water level detection.2 4. which may be a soundingpipe.Sshould providemeans to: . Inte rn a I com m u n icati on 4.17 A meansto indicate whether a valveis open or closedshouldbe orovidedat each locationfrom which the valve can be controlled.1 A permanently I installed meansof communication.Tank level sensorsshould not be situatedin the tank suction lines. indicateliquidlevelsin other tanks.or other spacesthat may containequipment necessary the operation0f the ballastsystem.4.9.2 all column-stabilized units.14 The tank level indicating system requiredby 4. 5 . 4.4. for 4.1 Eachseawaterinlet and dischargein spacesbelow the assignedload line should positionoutside the space on: be providedwith a valve operablefrom an accessible .2 The control systems and indicators provided in 3. unator at representative 4.10. . 4.9.10.the failure of which would cause unsafeoperationof the ballastsystem upon liquidentry into the enclosure.1 .'l should be operable in both normal conditionsand in the event of main power failure.the fillingor emptyingof which. 4. The indicators should relv on movemenr of the valve soindle. fresh water.9.Where stored energy rs provided for this purpose. s h o u l dc o m p l yw i t h 5 .could affect the stabilitv the unit.The Administration may accept ballastvalve arrangements that do not fail to the closed positionupon loss of power providedthe Administration satisfiedthat the safety of the unit is not imis parreo.such as fuel oil. electrical. independent the unit's main of source of electricalpower. .10 Protection against flooding 4.A secondary meansof determining levels in ballasttanks.1 indicateliquidlevelsin all ballast tanks. each such valve should remain closed untilthe ballastcontroloperatorassumescontrolof the reactivated svstem.9.9.18 Means should be providedat the centralballastcontrol stationto isolateor disconnect the ballast pump control and ballast valve control systems from their sources of pneumaticor hydraulic power.9. 2 1 .6. 4.9.13 Eachpower-actuated ballastvalve should fail to the closed positionupon loss of control power.1 The draughtindicating 5 system should indicatethe draughtat each corner of the positionsas requiredby the Administration. Upon reactivationof control power.10. its capacity should be to the satisfaction of the Administration. drilling water or liquidstoragetanks. Tank levelsensorsshouldnot be sitof uated in the tank suction lines. in the view of the Administration.9.

6 Suitable anchorstowagearrangements shouldbe provided preventmovement to of the anchors in a seawav. cables. Eachbrakeshouldbe capable holdingagainsta static load in the anchorcableof at least of 50YooI its breaking strength.5 Fairleads sheavesshouldbe designedto preventexcessive and bendingand wear of the anchor cable.11. 4. 4.11.4. 4. of that the equipment has been so tested and approvedshould be readilyavailable. of 4.11.Where the Administration of the brakesmay so be replaced by a manuallyoperated brake. 4. Provisions should be made on board for the recording changesto and inspectionof the equipment.1 Anchoringarrangements.11 Anchoring arrangements for surface and column-stabilizedunits 4. 4.11. power-operated 4. 4.11 Means shouldbe providedat the windlasscontrolpositionto monitorcabletensron and windlass power load and to indicatethe amount of cable paid out.9 On loss of power to the windlasses.2 The anchors. chain or any combination thereof. 4.13 Reliable meansshouldbe provided communicatebetween locations to critical to the anchoringoperation.The attachmentsto the hull or structure should be such as to adequatelywithstandthe stressesimposedwhen an anchorcable is loadedto its breaking strength. 4.anchorcableand anchorhandling of vesselduringthe deploymentof the anchorsat the maximum designpayoutspeed of the windlass. should be providedwith adequatefactors of safety and be designedto maintainthe unit on station in all design conditions.3 Anchor cablesmay be of wire. 4.11.10 Eachwindlassshouldbe capableof being controlled from a positionwhich provides a good view of the operation.12 A mannedcontrolstationshould be orovidedwith means to indicatecable tensions and speed and directionof wind. where fitted as the sole means for position keeping. The designof the windlassshouldprovidefor adequatedynamicbrakingcapacity to controlnormalcombinations loadsfrom the anchor.Evidence.11.The arrangementsshould be such that a failure of any single component should not cause progressivefailure of the remaining anchoring arrangemenrs.7 Eachwindlassshouldbe provided with two independent brakes.11.14 Special consideration shouldbe givento arrangements where the anchoring systems providedare used in coniunction with thrustersto maintainthe unit on station.11. 4.manufactured and tested in accordance with a recognizedstandard. the power-operated brakingsystem should appliedand be capableof holdingagainstSOok the total static braking be automatically of capacityof the windlass. 40 .11. 11.shackles and other associated connecting equipmentshould be designed. to the satisfaction the Administration. rope.4 Means shouldbe provided enablethe anchorcableto be released rom the unit to f after loss of main oower.

2 Main sourceof electrical powerwhichshould of with unit be 5.3. include leasttwo generating at to the 5.5 The arrangement the mainlighting transthe in casualty the spaceor spacescontaining main sourceof power.2.4. the satisto videa levelof safetyequivalent that provided anchoring faction the Administration. power 5.1 Every should provided a mainsource electrical sets.including the or containing emergency in othercasualty the space spaces by systemrequired this the if or transformers converters. be systemshould suchthat a fire or other of 5. for services essential safetvwill be assuredin caseof failureof the .2 5.2. any.1 Electrical the operational for services necessary maintaining unit in normal . ' Commission.6 Thearrangement the emergency of source power.2.4 A main electrical shouldbe supplied to accessible and usedby personnel thosepartsof the unit normally from the mainsourceof power.2.will not renderthe emergency 5.2.will not render mainlighting sectioninoperative.2 The powerof thesesets shouldbe suchthat it is stillpossible ensure funcin to for referred in 1.2.1 General electrical be installations should suchthat: 5.3 inoperative.3 the safetyof personnel unit from electrical in steps to ensureuniformity the imshouldtake appropriate .ELECTRICAL requirements 5. any. of FOR INSTALLATIONS ALL ryPES OF UNITS 5 CHAPTER . and mainsourceof electrical will hazards be assured.1.2 electrical power. the systemshouldbe so arranged to ensure samecontinuity the supplyas in stated 5. the eventof any one of thesegenerating part of the supplysysconstitute essential an or throughout illumination lighting systemwhich shouldprovide 5.1 all electrical to source without recourse the emergency will habitable conditions be assured of power. publishedby the lnternational Electrotechnical Referenceis made to the recommendations . to tioning the services of sets beingstopped.3 Wheretransformers converters of the as tem.12 Dynamicpositioning systems positioning keeping shouldprosystemsusedas a sole meansof position Dynamic to for arrangements.1. and . except services referred in 5.2.17. be lighting systemshould suchthat a fire or of 5.1. including by lighting systemrequired if formerdor converters.1 Administrations in of plementation application the provisions theserequirements respect electriof of and calinstallations*.

3 that are essento shouldbe suJficient supplyall those services 5.if they source for their operation: depend upon an electrical 42 .theothers. independentemermeasures are taken for safeguarding 5. or'to spaces of lone 1 or zone 2.3.1 Everyunit shouldbe provided power. source of emer5.uivalent those the arrangements power is required5y 5.4 so that a sourceof electrical at available all times to the servicesrequiredby 5.3. sourceof emergencypower and 5.3 The locationof the emergencysource of power.6.1 is in compliancewith of meet the requirements 5. 1 .6.3. to requiredby 5.5.3.if any.Z - .14and may b9 considered emergencysource of electricalpower.6 The power available tial for safeiy in an emergency.3.5.3exceptthat contlguous each of at least two spaces.2and the boundaries "4-60" bulkheadand a cofferdam.or in casu'alty any one of the spaceswill not affect the power distribution satisfied of to tn" d"*""'t requiredby'5.3. the the spacecontaining far ency power.power or in any of spice of categoryA will not interferewith the supplyor distribution emergmachinery the emergencysourceof power.8.due regardbeing paid to such servicesas may have to be Th6 emergency source of power.S.5.3 Emergency source of electrical power emergencysourceof electrical with a self-contained 5.5 For units where the main source oJ electricalpower is located in two or more and controlsystems.of supplyingsimultiieouslv at leait the following services for thb periods specified hereinafter.1 of there are at leasttwo generatingsets. includingpower distribution of completelyindependent the systems in_theother spacesand such that a. meeting the requirements 5. the transitional gency power and emergency switchboard in relationto the main source of electrical that a fire or of fiowdr ihoutO be such as io ensure to the satisfaction the Administration bther casualtyin the space containingthe main source of electrical.g.3. the transitionalsourceof emergencypower. spaceswhich have their own systems. and be readily They should not be forward of the collisionbulkhead. Providedthat SUitable may be used to supthe gency operation underall circumstances. to bulkheadinsulated class . source of bmerqencypower and the emergencyswitchboardshould not be transiiional A ofhachinery spacesof category or of thosespacescontaining to contiguous boundaries the riain source of electricalpower. emergencyswitchboard and and the emergencygeneratormay be used exceptionally 6ly n6n-'er" or other from.the requirements 5. should be capable.2 The emergencysourceof power.15 and of to each of sufficientcapa6ity meletthe requirements 5.3. the locationof each of the spaces referredto in 5. Where the emergency source of power.3. providedthat the Adminiswithout an additional tration is satisfiedthat: .'AS as pricti6at.3. abcessible.having operated simultaneouslyi regardto startingcurrentsand the transitorynature of certainloads. crrcults for short periodsto supply non-emergency b.3. the transitional shouldbe locatedabovethe worst damagewaterlineand in a the emergencyswitcl-rboard space nolwithin the assumedextent of damage referredto in chapter3. and the emergencyswitchboardare contiguousto the main of of the boundaries machinery'spaces categoryA or to those spacescontaining power. the contiguousboundaries sourceof electrical w s h o u l db e i n c o m p l i a n c e i t h 9 .or a steel should consist of an boundaries "4-60" on both sides.1in each such to 5.

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lighting: Fora period 18 hours, of emergency personnel lift stairways exits, and alleyways, in allservice accommodation and lift cars, andpersonnel trunks; including theircontrol stations spaces and maingenerating in the machinery posrilons; rooms; control stations in all machinery and in all control

station deckandoversides; on .1.1 at everyembarkation

process performed where is and fromwhichcontrol the drilling of .1.5 in allspaces of or for of essential the performance thisprocess, devices controls machinery of for emergency switching-off the powerplantare located; position positions firemen's outfits; or for .1.6 at the stowage .1.7 pump,if any,at the f ire pump referred in, the at to at the sprinkler positions; emergency bilgepump,if any,andat theirstarting lights, otherlights and soundsignals, the Fora period 18 hours, navigation of of at for Regulations the Prevention Collisions Sea, by required the lnternational In TOrce; which may be lightsor soundsignals For a periodof 4 daysany signalling for of required marking offshorestructures; Fora period 18 hours: of

landing decks; .1.8 on helicopter .2

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in equipment is required an emergency; that communication .4.1 all internal and .4.2 fire andgasdetection theiralarmsystems; that signals are fire and of operation the manual alarms allinternal .4.3 intermittent and in required an emergency; preventer of disconnecting unit the and the of .4.4 the capability closing blow-out if controlled; from the well headarrangement,electrically suitably battery supply from an accumulator they havean independent unless for of and located use in an emergency sufficient the period 1Bhours; for .5 .6 .7 uponthe emerif one of the fire pumps, dependent of Fora period 18 hours, gencygenerator its sourceof power; {or if installed divingequipment. For a periodof at least18 hours,permanently power; uponthe unit'selectrical dependent of units, On column-stabilized for a period 18 hours:

and required 4.9.'10; by systems control and indicating .7.1 ballast pumpsrequired 4.9.3;onlyoneof the connected by .7.2 anyof the ballast at S€a 4 "i.6 Acso to needbe considered be in operation anytime; of .B Fora period halfan hour: but by doorsas provided, not necesthe .8.1 powerto operate watertight oJ source temporary unless independent an all barily of them simultaneously, is energy provided; stored

required 3.6'4'1 by and the .8.2 powerto operate controls indicators or sourceof powermay be eithera generator an accumulato 5.3.7 The emergency battery. be: it of source poweris a generator should 5.3.8 Wherethe emergency a of supply fuel, having primemoverwith an independent by .1 driven a suitable of flashpoint not lessthan43'C;

a transupply_unless electrical of upon automatically failure the normal .2 started with provided,, sourceof emergencypower in accordance Sitional it generator automatically started, shouldbe automati' is wherethe emerqencv those servicesreferredto in switchboard; the-emergency callyconnected-io generator; and to automaticallythe emergency thenbe connecied 0 5.3.1 should generator pro is the of means starting emergency independent unless second a its to vided,the singiesodrceof storedenergyshouldbe protected preclude system;and starting by depletion the automatic complete .3

in specified 5.3.10. of source emergency provided with a transitional P.ower:,as mentioned the generator capable supplying services of is the Lnless emergency loadas the and supplying required started andof-beingiutomatically in 5.3.10 but quickly is safeandpracticable in not morethan45 seconds as

batteryit shouldbe sourceof power is an accumulator 5.3.9 Where the emergency capable : of the of whilemaintaining voltag-e load the .1 carrying emergency withoutrecharging of periodwithin plus or minus12%o its the baiterythrou[houithe discharge voltage; nominal ol in switchboard the eventof failure to connecting the emergency .2 automatically and suPPlY; the mainPower in specified 5.3.10' at supplying leastthoseservices .3 immediately

power,where required by sourceor sourcesof emergency 5.3.10 The transitional for located usein an,emergency suitably battery of consist anaccumulator should, of the whilst maintaining voltage. the battery which shouldoperatewithout recharging and voltage, be of period withinplusor minus12'hol its nominal the throughout discharge oJ of in as andso attanged to supplyautomatically, the eve-nt Jailure irtti.ient capacity for power,the following services halfan hour source.of "itf'ei tf,e mbinoi the emergenc-y for source theiroperataon: uponan electrical at leastif theydepend

the For this transitional and by required .1 the lighting .phase, accommG space-and in eftergbncylighting, respecto{ the machinery requir"ed fixed, individua by hay daiionand se-rvice'areas, be provided permanently and charged operated; whichareautomatically lamps accumulator and equipmentrequiredby internalcommunication .2 all essential a 5 . 3 . 6 . 4 . 2 ;n d

and to refened in, of operation the services .3 intermittent supply they havean independent and in unless, the caseof, for and for located use in an emergency sufficient the period suitably battery iccumulator specified.


to as be should installed nearas is practicable the switchboard 5.3.11 The emergency of sourcJof powerand,where the emergency.sgurge power is a generator, emergency be shouldpreferably locatedin the samespace' the eirergencyswitchboard for with fittedin accordance thisrequirement emergency battery 5.3.j2 Noaccumulator in power supplyshouldbe installed the same spaceas the eme.rgency or transitional are of to measures the satisfaction the Administration untessapprirpriate iwitCnOoarO, shouldbe An from the said batteries. indicator taken to extractthe gasei discharged controlroomto or on in mounted a suitable"place the mainswitchboard in the machinery of source poweror the traneitherthe emergency constituting when the batteries indicate are to of source power,referred in 5.3.9or 5.3.10, beingdischarged. sitional from the in shouldbe supplied normaloperation 5.3.13 The emergency "by switchboard protected at feederwhich shouldbe adequately miinlwitchOoard an interconnector at and short circuit.The arrangement the emeroverload against the main switchboaid autofeederis disconnected g"n.yJ*it"nUoard shouldbe suchthat the interconnector powersupply. Wherethe of uponfailure the mainswitchboard iratiiallyat the emergency feedershouldalsobe prothe operation, interconnector f6r ;y;i; isarranged feddback shortcircuit at switchboard leastagainst tectedat the emergency should arrangements supplies, of ready availability emergency to 5.3.14 In order ensure from circuits.automatically the non-emergency to be madewhere necessary disconnect to automatacallythe emergency that poweris available to switchboard ensure emergency circuits. accumulator generator its primemoverandanyemergency and 5.3.15 Theemergency and at to be should jesiqne:d function full ratedpowerwhen upright when inclined batterv in determined condition,.as anci damaged ,p-i" ine maiimumaigle of heelin the intact when to be 3. with ai:cordance chapte-r In no caseneedthe equipment designed operate morethan: inclined unit; on .'l 25"in anv direction a column-stabilized .2 .3 unit; oh 15' in any direction a self-elevating and 10'aboutthe transverse when inclined axis the 22.5"about longitudinal andlor unit. axison a surface

sysemergency testingof the complete be should madefor the periodic 5.3.1 Provision 6 arrangements. starting the tem. Thisshouldinclude testingof automatic for 5.4 Startingarrangements emergencygenerators in started. theircoldconof be generators should capable beingreadily 5.4.1 Emergency are or of ditiondown io a t'eirperature 0'C. lf this is impracticable, if lowertemperatures and. shouldbe givento the provision maintenance consideration "n.ounteieO, l,f"fy to U" will be so to acceptable the Administration, that readystarting arrangements, of hbating assured. be should started to generator whichis arranged be automatically emergency 5.4.2 Each with a storage to acceptabl-e the Administration with st;rting irrangements eouipped be should of source energy A starts. second Jt it ieastthiee consecutive ;;r;;;o;bititv can starting threestartswithin30 minutesunlesshand(manual) iaOitionat ;;;iil'dl;;n to be demonstrated be effective. the shouldbe madeto maintain storedenergyat all times. 5.4.3 Provision

"tli structures of derricks.g". or constructedin accordance with the principre doubreinsuration. Electrical hydraulic and startingsystemsshouldbe maintained from the emergency .so arrangedas to give easy access.uuiriury "orpLii..through b suitable non-returnvatue oi ov bn u. a to bt Administration s. This does not precrude the suppryto the air receiverof the emergency gener-ator f rom the main or. Exposed lrve havinq voltaoes.charging and energy storingdevicesshould be locatedin the emergency generator room. thisdoesnot prenot but " clude.4 where not obtained through normal construction..The sides and backs wferg the u" 3n! necessary.5 switchboardsshould be.'l Exposedmetal partsof electrical to be live but which are liable under fault conditionsto become live should be earthed (grounded) unlessthe machinesor equipmentare: .5 4'4. 5. provisionsinb.ii set order to minimizedangerto peisonnel.masts and helicopter decks.6 should be compliedwith.2 .. 5. . switchboard.-hould be earth(groundl exceeding voltage bj specified th.5 2 The Administration may require precautions portableelecrrrcar additional for equrpment for use in confinedor eiceptionallydamp spaceswnere particuraliiti due to conductivity may exist.4. 5.5. 46 . of 5'4 7 . througha nonreturnvalve fitted in the emergencygeneratorroom. apparatus should be so constructedand so Installed that rt does not cause injurywhen handledor touched in the normal manner.5'3 All electrical. " should iot There be non-conducting or gratings the frontand rear.5 Precautionsagainst shock.hand (manualistartingii permissible. these devices should not b-eused for any purpose other than the operation the emergencygenerator of set.4.lbii""'. When automaticstartingis not required these requirements by and where it can be as being effective.uCni"n"ry..4. startingis not practicable.manualhydraulic accumulators.4. to apparatus and equipment. fire and other hazards of electrical origin 5 machinesor equipmentwhich are not Intended I . Inerilastarters.t 5 5I Distributron systems with hullreturn should be" ri""tlt suchswitchboards. 5.5 compressedair startingsystems may be maintained the main by or auxiliary com_ pressedair receivers.3 5.ii.eo.lle. or suppliedat a voltagenot exceeding250 V by safety isolating transformers sup_ plyingonly one consumingdevice. where needed.. or'powder caitridg"r.6 All of these starting.9!:ttgluq cranKrng. by tnJrrt. frontsof switchboards. 5.2and 5. 5. sucn as manual 9_"T.houri sriilorv'g". root mean at 55 square between conductors. underconditions approved the Administration. arrangementsshould be pro_ vided to effectively earth (ground)all permanently installed. sysie.r.3to the ! { Q when hand (manual) 5. exclpt thai startingmay be manuaily initiateo.y arr compressor energizedby the emergencyswitchboard.". mats at wnerenecess.4.'l supplied a voltagenot exceeding V directcurrentor 5b V. auto-transfo-rmers should not be used foi the purpose ot achieving this voltage.

and joints in all conductorsshould be so made that they retainthe 5. b.unn"e1asio precludetheir being renderedunserviceable heatingof the bulkheads may be caused by a fire in an adjacentspace".10 Cablesand wiring servingessentialor emergencypower. device for each circuit settingof the overloadprotection 5. limitedand locallyearthedsystems (e. where the Administration satismanner.0.2 .9 All electriccablesand wiring externalto equipmentshould be at least of a flameretardanttype and should be so installedas not to impair their originalflame+etarding may permlt the applications. is limitedand locallyearthedwelding systems.5.5.15 Lightingfittings should be so arrangedas to prevent temperatu.5. lighting. .1 . of fied that the equipotential the structureis assuredin a satisfactory and without this restriction. insulation all circumstances.5. 5.11 Cablesand wiring shouldbe installed chafingor other damage.machinery be or munications signalssh6uld. a devicecapableoJ continuously lighting. and supportedin such a manneras to avoid b.14 The ratingor appropriate at should be permanentlyindicated the locationof the protectiondevice.Where necessaryfor particular ihe'rse of specialtypes of cablessuch as radiof requencycables. and to frevent surrounding hot.4 for system.5.Cablesconnecting A spacesof categoriT and their casings pumps to the emergency switchboSrd should be of a fire-resistanttype where they pass all ifrrougn high fire riik areas.which do not comply with the foregoing. electrical.Where practicable such cables should be run in such a that by .5. metal in 5.engine startingsystems). Reference madeto the recommendatrons Commission Electrotechnical pubhshed the International by is of propefties of bunched cablesand characteristics in publication92 Electricalinstallations partlcular.7 When a distribution monttoring to with no connection earth is used. original ties of the cable. routed clear^of fire and other highfire riskareas. heatingor 5.3 impressedcurrent cathodicprotectivesystems. low of levelto earth and of givingan audibleor visualindication abnormally tie ins"ulation valuesshould be provided. rises which materialfrom becoming could damige t"hecabiesand wiring. 5. where necessary.g. flame-retarding mechani6al.8 Exceptas permittedby the Administration exceptional continuousand should be earthed sheaths and arm6ur of cables should be electrically (grounded).12 Terminations properfire-resisting and. exceed 30 mA under the most unfavourable . welding systems with hull return may be installed insulationlevel monitoring devices provided the circulationcurrent does not conditions. whether primaryor as practicable.internalcomgalleys. excessivelv and..concerningflame-retarding cablesof a fire resistanttYPe .13 Each separatecircuitshould be protectedagainstshort circuitand againstoverotherwise may exceptionally load. Administration propertiesi.6. power. or where the Administration Dermrt.5.exceptas permittedin 7.

4 appropriately tered.b.5.5. excluded and apparatus cablesshould.6 Internalcommunication be of for shouldbe available transfer information meansof communication lnternal in where actionmay be necessary caseof an emergency tween all spaces INSTALLATIONS AND ELECTRICAL 6 CHAPTER . equlpmenl lf of throughthe boundaries the electrical is: suchequipment purposes. batte' princrpally accumulator to assigned compartment as to areliable collect wellas'any that is the unless Administrationsatisfied Oe snoutO installed equipment ries. oisimiiareleitricil enclosure of protection the against ingress liquids*' havesuitable meni shoutd 5.16 Accumulator ventilated. control or uponanyelectrical occur could of or 5. Zone1: in which an explosive -lEur"*."iiiJcommoOation of of a whichmay constitute source ignition flamor 5.1 essential operational concerned.used and housed.5.' I9.1 Zones areasare dividedinto zonesas follows: Hazardous for present present or is gas/air mixture continuously Zone0: in whichan explosive longPeriods. for . and usedas to it from iuch a compartment shouldbe so designed iinnot Oeexcluded the minimize riskof fireor explosion. electrlcal corb frot outside.20 Electrical light it Wherelighting t" .shouldnot be located are batteries installed.19 In paintlockers.17 Electrical otherequipment exceptas permittedin mableuaportsshouldnot b6 iermitted in these compartments 5.MACHINERY OF AREASFORALL TYPES UNITS IN HAZARDOUS 6.21 Wherespilling impingement liquids to essential thesafetyoJthe unit.. sealed whereherm6ticelly i6.S.suchequip if"ir "onrof".Cyi19-d:ll1e should are iomp"tttent in wtiiin explosives stored.1g Accumulator may quarters. similar acetylene 5.5."madetolECpublicationS2g: a e l 9 T 6 . Administrations permitrelaxations in'sleepihg liqhts. compartments primabe should suitably batteries 5. inii reouirement mixtures whereflammable spaces and stores. and constructed efficiently shouldbe properly tol l-iiV tf. b. to . batteryoperated except for batteriesof self-contained batteries.5.2 of a typewhichwill not ignite and spaceconcerned."y Uu iirt"O providedthe Administrationis satisfied 48 . A s t a n d a r d o ft l e a s t l P x 2 i s s u i t a b l O t h e r a r r a n g e m e n t s f o r t h e e n c that an equivalentprotectionis achieved sures ot electncatcomponents. 5.3 appropriate the or for certified safeusagein the vapours gaseslikelyto be encoun. is gas/air'mixture likelyto occurin normaloperatlon. from any be where practicable. the mixture .

spaces whichan oil/gas/air or in mixture conis presentor presentfor longperiods.1 Enclosed which containopen sectionsof the mud circulating system -spaces from the finaldegassing discharge the mud pumpsuctionconnecdon'at to the mud oit.3 . ventilation in any outletsof zone1 sbaces.1.4 Hazardousareas zone 2 .2 .2.2.will only existfor a shorttime. tinuously 6. hazardous areas clasare sified in 6.2. area for the within 1.4 .4.3 . pipes.outlet e.Zone in whichan explosive 2: gas/air mixture not likely occur.2 Classification hazardous of areas* 6:2.g. Enclosed spaces semi-enclosed or locations arebelowthe drillfloorandconthat tain a possible sourceof release suchas the top of a drillingnipple.3.1 Enclosed spaces containing part of the mud circulating any systemthat hasan openinginto the spacesand is betweenthe well and the final degassing discnarge.2 Hazardousareas zone 0 Theinternal spaces closed of tanksandpipesfor activedrilling mud.if it doesoccur.2 6.2. that of . .5 6. in The identification and extent of hazardous areasin this chapterhave been determinedtakinointo accountcurrentoractice .as well as oil and gasproducts. in ln outdoor semi-enclosed or locations.1.4 in and bevond the semi-enclosed locations specified 6. exceptas provided in 6. Enclosed spaces that areon the drillfloorandwhichare not seoarated a solid bv floorfrom the spaces 6. 4 Outdoor locations belowthe drillfloorandwithina radius 3 m from a oossible of sourceof release suchas the top of a drilling nipple. Outdoorlocations within the boundaries the drilling of derrickup to a heightof 3 m abovethe drillfloor.ductsor similar structures locations in whichwouldotherwise zone2 but be which are so arranged dispersion gas may not occur.3.3.5 m beyond zone1 areas the specified 6.3. 6.2.3 Hazardousareas zone 1 . in whichsucha is to or mixture.2. to Pits. R The areas1. with 6.2.2. or any access zone 1 spaces. escape gas.3.2 .2.1 Forthe purpose machinery electrical of and installations. as lo Hazardous areas covered thisparagraph not in should classibe fied in accordance 6.5m from the boundaries anyopenings equipment of to which is partof the mud systemas specified Semienclosed locationsbelow and contiguous the drill floor and to the to boundaries the derrick to the extentof anvenclosure of or which is liable trao to gases.

closing device. station.3 losso{ ventilation alarmed a manned .5 m of the boundaries anyventilation areas Outdoor to access a zone2 space.and is . for 6.1 an enclosed zone 2 if i and into dooropening the zone2 space.2.1 Hazardous 50 .4 and havinga directaccessto any enclosed exceptthat: the becomes samezoneas the location or zone1 location zone2 location as can to with directaccess anyzone1 location be considered space . to in overpressure relation the hazardous has . hazardous station. of 6.2 an enclosed if hazardous: gastight doorthatopensintothe nonis .1. at is .3. is . spaces enclosed 6. hazardous is .6 outletf rom or of within1.2 ventilation such that the air flow with the door open is Jromthe nonand spaceinto the zone2 location.1 the access fittedwith a gastight .1 the access fittedwith a self-closing and location.2 Piping and and aieai of differentclassifications betweenhazardous non-hazardous hazardoui areas.3.2 the space ventilation station.3 Openings.2. the above drillflooror to of to derricks the extent theirenclosure .3or Semi-enclosed as the of a height 3 m above drillfloor.4 Ventilation spaces is ventilatron Wheremechanical be should ventilated.j.3 lossof ventilation by sufficient safe spaceare considered of arrangements the intended Whereventilation the of to the Administration preventany ingress gas from the zone 1 location.3.3 is to spacewith directaccess any zone 1 location not considered an enclosed if hazardous: an gastight doorsforming air lock.1 the access fittedwith self-closing and space.3.4. areas shouldnot be prodoorsor otheropenings access reasons. at is overpressure alarmed a manned .1. to spacenot referred under6. area.8 Air locksbetween zone1 anda non-hazardous the affecting extentof hazardous conditions and ventilation access 6. at is . two selfgastight door self-closing by be an doorsformlng airlock'mai replaced a single.3. and has no hold-back location whicliopensinto the non-hazardous between directcommunication to shouldbe designed preclude systems 6. a .3 lossof ventilation alarmed a manned is to spacewith directaccess any zone2 location not considered .Where such accessdoors or other openingsare provided.2 2 is ventilation suchthattheairflowwith thedooropenis fromthe zone space and intothe zone1 location.2.whichever greater..1 Except operational area and a hazardous or betweena zone2 space Space videdbetweena n6n-hazardous any and a zone 1 space.

.2 All air inletsfor hazardous enclosed spacesshouldbe takenfrom non-hazardous areas. including ventilation the systems these.1 ventilation systems. reference madeto certified is typesof equipment.3 Each outletshould located an outdoor air be in areawhich.1.3..and batterysupplied radiocommunication installations.4. 6.4.6 Electrical installations hazardous in areas 6.shutdownshouldbe.6. by to for blow{ut preventer controlsystem.s.4 halfan hour. 6.3 Shuldo-wn. 6.applied shouldbe suchthat the hazardous it enclosed spaces maintained are with underpressure relation the less hazardous in to spacesor areasand non-hazardous enclosed spaces maintained overpressure relation adjacent are in in to hazardous locations. such equipment should certified suitable the flammable be as for gas/air mixture whichmaybe encountered.3 emergency generator primemovers.1shouldbe suitable installation as for in zone2 locations. exceptfansnecessary supplying for combustion to prime air moversfor the production electrical power. of 6. Wherethe inletduct passes througha more hazardous the inletduct should area haveoverpressure relation this the absence the of considered outlet. public address system.4 Equipment which is locatedin spacesother than enclosed spacesand which is capable operation of aftershutdown givenin 6.5. In view of exceptional conditions whichthe explosion in hazard mayextend outside the above-mentioned zones.1should so designed be that the riskof unintentional stoppages caused malfunction a shutdown by in system-and the riskof inadvertent operation a shutdownare minimized. of .specialarrangements shouldbe provided'tofacilitate the selective disconnection shutdown : or of .5.2 where. in to 6. areprovided comply that to with 6. for . leastthe following to of At facilities shouldbe operable afteran emergency shutdown: emergency lighting required 5.2 Disconnection or. general alarmsystem.5. in the following.2 maingenerator primemovers. of which shouldbe outsidehazardous one areas. 6.3.5 Emergency conditions due to drillingoperations 6.1 Electrical equipment wiringinstalled hazardous and in areas should limited be to that necessary operational purposes. Suchequipment which is located enclosed in spaces shouldbe suitable for its intended application the satisfaction the of the sameor lesserhazard than the ventilated soace.possiblefrom at least two strategic locations. for only the cablesand types of equipment described this chapter in mavbe installed.6.6.5. S.

2.6. increased Certified agalnst overcurrent. in machinery be permitted zone1 and may of combustion 6.2. increased safetyequipment.7 Machinery purfor shouldbe limitedto that necessary operational equipment 6.3 Theinstallation internal preis that sufficient that the Administration satisfied areas. and or intrinsically circuits equipment associated safe . and or safe instrinsically circuits equipment associated . .4 Permanently Flexible cables for braiding sheath earthdetection.1 Zone0 wiring.3. "hot of or absence sparks arcsandof of .permitted hazardous areasare as in equipment and types of electrical 6.2.provided zone2 hazardous ignition. runsof cables. or covering.3.5 Anyequipment a typewhichensures of and normal operation whichis to thesatrsfactiontheAdminisspots"during tratron. should so constructed be in areas and equipment machinery hazardous 6. cables 6.3 Cables follows: .7.6 Through passing areas should zonet hazardous through fixed installed. and or intrinsically circuits equipment associated safe Certified . be sideration should givento the protection safeor whichis to which is certified type .1 Mechanical ooses. increased Certified against overcurrent.2 Certified .3 due confor safetyrhotors.1 Certified (explosion proof)equipment flameproof .4 The installation fired equipment has been taken that sufficientprecaution provided is that the Administration satisfied ignition. may be permittedin zone2 hazardous of Zone 1 wiring.2 Certified .7. the against riskof dangerous 52 . areas in installations hazardous 6.3 Zone2 wiring.2. the havebeentakenagainst riskof dangerous cautions areas.3 for safetymotors."1 Certified (explosion proof) equipment. be fittedwith a conductive of passing throughsuchareasshouldbe to the satisfaction the Administration. shouldbe givento the protection sideration of which is to the satisfaction the type . runsof cables.5 Through .due conincreased safetyequipment.3.4 Pressurized-enclosure equipment of the satis{action the Administration. flameproof . .2 Mechanical oI from sparking to the formation static due the as and installed to reduce riskof ignition parts of or electricity frictionbetweenmovingpartsandfrom hightemperatures exposed or dueto exhausts otheremissions. Pressurized-enclosure equipment Administration.7.2.

machinery can whereby normal operation propulsion of 7. pitch including controllable propellers.MACHINERY 7 FORSELF-PROPELLED UNITS 7. Administration.2.10 the hydraulic.4 Special shouldnot cause propulsion systemsso that any mode of their vibrations machinery ranges.1 General to of applyto unitswhich are designed undertake 7 .5'by bow or stern. . consideration 7.4 the arrangements oil . are to ations. Thesereeuirements additional those in chapters 5 and 6. or whichsupply . units in . in in unduestresses this machinery the normaloperating 7.5o anydirection.7 a condensate for air . type. auxiliaries becomes or eventhoughoneof the essential be sustained restored of consideration shouldbe givento the malfunction : Special power. unitin all normal . of for .be capable operating conditions: .2 should provided be inoperative.4 required 4. in reduction capability to machinery essential the propulsion machinery all auxilary and 7.'1 and the followingdynamic by staticconditions in units .1. the partial from full normaloperation. .1 a generator which servesas a mainsourceof electrical set . of .2 the sources steamsupply.2 self-elevating 15o anydirection.1 Mainpropulsion . fuel oil for boilers engines. units22. fitted in the unit. accepta having However. of pump and the arrangements maintain to vacuumin condensers. .8 the mechanical supply boilers.3 underthe of as and the safetyof the unit should.1 column-stabilized 22.1 Means .3 pitching 7.5"rolling simultaneously and surface the takinginto consideration from theseangles. may TheAdministration permitdeviation of conditions the unit.2 Meansof going astern control the of powerfor goingasternto secureproper 7.3 the arrangements boilerfeedwater. and for or and .6 the sources water pressure. pneumatic electrical meansfor controlin main propulsion or .5 the sources lubricating pressure.1 Unitsshouldhavesufficient circumstances.1.AND ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS CHAPTER .9 an air compressor receiver starting controlpurposes.sizeand service of and construction installation be should givento the design. machinery may regard overall to safetyconsiderations.1 The requirements this chapter passages and to withoutexternal assistance are not applicable unitswhich self-propelled in or of arefitted onlywith meansfor the purpose positioning of assistance towingoper4.

2 Whereremotecontrolof propulsion machinery from the navigating bridgeis providedand the machinery spaces intended be manned.if applicable.1 the speed. each independent propeller.7. . of Wheremorethan one propeller designed operatesimultaneously.2 and7.2.2. shouldbe available board on for the useof the master otherdesignated personnel*. pitchof the propeller of the should be fullycontrollable the navigating from bridge under sailing all conditions.3 the mainpropulsion machinery should provided be with an emergency stopping device the navigating on bridge independent and fromthe bridge Control system.2 Theability the machinery reverse direction thrustof the propeller suJof to the of in ficient time andso to bringthe unitto restwithina reasonable distance from maximum aheadservice speedshouldbe demonstrated.3 The stopping times.unit headings distances and recorded trials. and disptay of manoeuwing information on board ships 54 .Everysteamgenerating systemwhich provides services essential the propulfor sion of the unit shouldbe provided with not lessthan two separate feedwater systems fromandincluding feedpumps.2 .together on with the results trialsto determine ability unitshaving of the propellers navigate of multiple to and manoeuvre with one or morepropellers inoperative.4. following are to the shouldapply: . 4 propulsion machinery ordersfrom the navigating bridgeshouldbe indicated in the mainmachinery control platform approstation at the manoeuvring or as priate. pitchindicator and A shouldbe providedon the navigating pitchpropellers. or 7.2. the penetration the steamdrumis noting thata single of acceptable.theseshould demonstrated recorded referred be and as toin7. Meansshouldbe provided whichwill prevent overpressure any partof the in systems. ' Reference is made to the Recommendation on the provision adopted by the Organizarion by resolurion A. the remotecontrolshouldbe performed.2.4 Wherethe unit is provided with supplementary meansfor manoeuvring stopor ping.3 Steamboilersand boilerfeed systems 7.3. 7.601 (15). 7. a for by controldeviceso designed and constructed that its operation does not require particular attention the operational to details the machinery. direction thrustand. is to these propellers may be controlled one controldevice: bv .1 Watertube boilers propulsion serving turbine machinery shouldbe fittedwith a high-water-level alarm.1 Mainandauxiliary machinery essential the propulsion the unitshould profor of be videdwith effectivemeansfor its operation control.2. bridgefor controllable 7.4 Machinery controls 7. 7. including manoeuvring. 7.

an alarmshouldbe provided the navigating at bridge and in the machinery space to indicate starting pressure at a levelwhichstillpermitsmainengine low air set starting operations.5 remote control the propulsion of machinery should possible be fromonlyonestation at a time.8. this purpose to 8. 7. be capable puttingthe rudderoverfrom 35oon one sideto 35'on the othersidewith the of unit running ahead maximum at service speed.1 Except provided 7.5 Steering 7. the remotecontrolsystemof the propulsion lf machinery is designed automatic for starting.2 . unlessthe Administration considersit impracticable.5. numberof automatic the consecutive attempts whichfaillo produce startshouldbe limitedto safeguard a sufficient starting air pressure startinglocally. in 7. fire gear 7.8 .9 . evenin the case of failurein any partof the remotecontrolsystem.6 . mainsteering gear The andrudder stockshould so designed theywill not be damaged maximum be that at asiern speedbut this designrequirement neednot be proved trialsat maximum by asternspeed andmaximum rudder angle. at one controlstationinterconnected controlunitsare permitted.2 The mainsteering strength and sufficient steerthe to unitat maximum service speedandthis shouldbe demonstrated.Particular consideration shouldbe givento protection against and flooding. equipped installed thatthe machinery and so operation be as safeandeffecwill tiveas if it were underdirectsupervision.1 propeller speedanddirection caseof fixedpitchpropellers.3 apply approas priate. gearshouldbe operated powerwherenecessary fulfilthe 7.6should for 8.5.4 Themainsteering by to requirements 7. it should possible control propulsion be to the machinery locally.3 Wherethe main propulsion associated and machinery including sourcesof main electrical supply provided are with various degrees automatic remotecontrol of or andare undercontinuous mannedsupervision from a controlroom.3 The mainsteering with the unitat its deepest seagoing draught. mainsteering andan auxiliary steering of The gearand the auxiliary gearshouldbe so arranged steering that a singlefailurein one of them so far as is reasonable practicable not renderthe otherone inoperative. under the sameconditions.5.3andin anycasein whichthe Administration of wouldrequire rudder a stockof over 120 mm diameter wav of the tiller in .4. for .7 . Thereshould at eachstation indicator be an showing whichstation in control is of the propulsion machinery.5.this controlroom shouldbe designed.5.8.18. the design the remotecontrol of systemshouldbe suchthat in caseof its failure an alarm be givenandthe presetspeedanddirection thrustbe maintained will of until local control is in operation. gearshould.. as in unitsshould provided be gear with a mainsteering gearto the satisfaction the Administration.5. and will gearshouldbe of adequate 7. The ruddershouldbe capable beingput of overfrom35'on either sideto 30'on the othersidein not morethan28 seconds. transfer control The of betweennavigating bridge and machinery spaces shouldbe possible only in the machinery spaceoi machinery controlroom. indicators shouldbe fitted on the navigating bridgefor: propeller speedand pitchpositionin caseof controllable pitch propellers.

5.5. speed at whilerunning one halfof its maximum draught seagoing is whichever the greater. shouldbe supplied provldes controlfromlhe navigating for gearcompartment.5. on overfrom15o the of gearshould capable putting rudder be steering 7. power unltsan gearcomprises two or more identical 7. poweroperated. gear in position the rudder shouldbe recognizable the steering of 7.5.Where the controlsystem comprises hydraulic controlsystem.13 Meansshould provided the steering gearcontrolsystemfrom the powercarcuit. a bridg6.15 Theexactangular of be should independent the steerindication angle The bridge.7andalsoits associated with the requirement.3 in pipfailure its_ that gear'should so arranged a single be the andpracticable mainsteering part of the ing6r in one of the powerunitswill not impair integrity the remaining of the gear. for maywaivethe requirements a secondindependent with a gearis poweroperated. controlsystemfor the mainsteering the gearcompartment disconnect to in be The mainsteering aftera be gearpowerunitor unitsshould arranged startautomatl7. should provided it be steering 7. at sufficient leastto supply steering 7. in anvcaseinwhichtheAdministration in der stockof over230 mm diameter way of the tiller.9 7.6 Theauxiliary into actionin an of speedand capable beingbroughtspeedily the unit at navigable emergency. andthe steering be should indicated position the rudder. Theauxiliary a wouldrequire rudand o? the reouirements 7.5.11 Whenthe mainsteering from the navigating each of which can be operated trol systemsshouldbe provided.17 An alternative controlsystem 7. or from anotherindependent either from the emergencysourceof electrical sourceof gearcompartment.7 Theauxiliary with the unitat its deepest onesideto 15' on the otheisidein not morethan60 seconds or ahead sevenknots. the Administration telemotor. callywhen poweris restored to and strength sufficient steer gearshould of adequate be steering 7. steering bridge the navigating between shouldbe provided 7.9 Wherethe mainsteering gearis capable operating oJ gearneednotbe fitted if the mainsteering auxiliary steering As with whileoperating allpowerunits. automatically. to by gearshouldbe operated powerwhere necessary fulfil steering 7. if of 7.of unitwhich complies within 45 seconds. gearpower a powersupply. This independent sourceof power locatedin the steering for sufficient 10 havea capacity and powershould usedonlyfor this purpose should be operation.10 Control the mainsteering gearcontrolsystemwhich gearcompartment. rudder on the navigating ing gearcontrolsystem.5. minutes continuous of 56 .16 The angular comDartment. gearpowercircuit froma pointwithinthe steering steering contwo independent to gearis arranged according 7.14 A meansof communication gearcompartment. the steering lf bridgeand in the steering from the it bridgeis electric.5. and the rudderangleindicator.5. shouldbe provided.5.5. steering gear shouldbe provided both on the navigating of 7.5. power.5. farasis reasonable by as the rudder re(u'1red 7.12 Wherethe auxiliary of bridge andthis shouldbe independent the from the navigating systemoperated control gear.5.

provided.7 Communication meansfor communicating with at leasttvvoindependent Unitsshouldbe provided or qPace controlroom in bridgeto the position the machinery orderi from the navig'ating One of theseshouldbe an engine-room controlled. su. appropriate. oiher p-ositions to munication a-ny alarm 7. steeringgear and electrohydraulic 7.if provided.3 Short+ircuit shouldbe for not less than excesscurrent. Administration which is and of degree reliability effectiveness. aie from which the engines normally bothin the engine-room of indication the ordersand responses teleoraoh orovidinq-visual a be Consideration.5.1 be maintained or engines shafting.1.6 Electric steerand indication the motorsof electric electrohydraulic of for 7.6. to consideration the steering shouldgive special the otherthan a rudder. auxiliary gear steering geaiassociated with a mainelectricor electrohydraulic hydraulic'steering gear.18 Wherea non-conventional is installed.ctric electroAn iuits may pass thiough the emergencyswitchboard. shouldbe arranged supplyis Where a three-phase startingcurrents.9 Main sourceof electrical power should with 5.1."1 In addition complying complywith the following: be of.j Thearrangement the unit'smainsource anddirecof regardless the speed can to vicesrefeired in 5.Proteciion to and twice the full loadcurreniof the motoror circuitso protected.2. against and motors. the main sourceof electrical to 7.1 Indicators running control machinery bridgeand at a suitable on ing gearshouldbe installed the navigating oosition. or ele. p"r. power 7.5.6. andin'tnd navigating from which the enginesmay be orwherea unitis steered means rudder 7. un alarm andbe situated and shouldbe bothaudible visual in"ifirrJrequired in th6 subparagraph observed. tionof the mainpropelling .it tfre passage the appropriate of phases. that an acceptable systemso as to ensure is on based 7.8 Engineers' room control fromtheengine to be should provided be operated alarm An engineers' in audible the engineers' and platform. bridgewhere they can be readily oh in a position the navigating bridgeand the engine-room the navigating between 7.shouldgivento providing meansof combridge.should suchthatthe serof .rating supplysteerihg pty'hg electric electrohydraulic or rn connectedto it and have to operate ini itt motors which can be simultaneously simultaneously. gearcomprising or morepowerunits one steering or 7. lor alarmshouldbe provided thesecircuits protection an overload and 7.g.pThecircuits this supplying mainsteering [o niaybe connecte-d oneof the circuits for gearshouldhaveadequate.6.power.1. failure anyoneof the supply of that sh5uldbe provibed will indicate [rJO.2 Eachelectric electrohydraulic One of the cirfed Oe snoutO servedby at leasttwo circuits fioh the mainswitchboard. clearly as or at tne manoeuvnng accommodation.

or plant that as be . Emergency sourceof powershouldprovide: with 5.1 5.3. the main busbars means.2 intermittent batterysuitably supplyfrom an accumulator unlessthey havean independent for and located use in an emergency sufficient the periodof 18 hours. steering pliedby 7.6. integrity the normalsupplymay be affectedonly by a for enclosure the mainswitchboard.2. ConvenYl12 by aids . not to be considered separating switchboards powerof the maingenerators in is electrical 7. The arrangemachinery spacesspecified unattended and applyto periodically manoeuvrmode.2 Thegenerating should such to ensure withanyonegenerator lts generator generators or primary the of source powerout of operation.3 for of units Forelectrically self-propelled the application 5.1 ..2 Themainswitchboard of the that.9.1 General 4 of to are of The requirements this chapter additional the requirements chapters to 7 herein. A drilling operations. of Fora period 18 hours: Ilon.IEE8'%ffi XHI'5i BEN?rvr 8.andin machinery spaces.3 gear to whereit is required be so supthe of Forthe period 10 minutes. connection generators any otherduplicated and of the should be alternativearrangements equally divided between the far as is linksor otherapproved by be shouldnormally connected removable shouldbe equipment practicable.2. Equivalent permitted.3 In everyunitwherethe total installed into shouldbe subdivided at leasttwo partswhich excessof 3 MW. to equi.'alent that of a unit havingmannedmachinery 58 . signalling of operation the daylight . An in fire or othercasu'alty one space. at lighting the steering emergency of Fora period 18 hours.2 gear.5. the as is of the space. power sourceof electrical far as is practicable.2needonlyinclude way.9. AcINR H EY A R cH PrE tl i.4. spaces category during of ing. for . by services . environmental withinthe mainboundaries roomsituated control by suchas maybe provided a machinery from the generators. remaining to necessary startthe mainproservices the of will be capable providing electrical generator be used may The pulsion piant froma deadshipcondition.including of thatthe safety the unitin the marine mentsshould ensure is whereapplicable.1 navigational as required regulation of the 1974SOLAS lampandthe unit'swhistle. when under propulsion powerto ensure safenavigation sufficient station relative one maingenerating to should so placed be 7.the emergency to In addition complying . emergency or either alone if f of ior the purpose startingroma deadshipcondition itscapability at is to with thatof anygenerator sufficient provide the sametimethose combined to required 5.

8. arrangeoil 8.2 Application of to self8. Otherequipment which treats to meansshouldbe provided preventoverflowspillages. and be installed a special mentsto preventoverflowspillages.a high-temperature exceeded. far as practicable.3 Fire safety Fire prevention be or oil oil 8. machinery genwith thefollowing required 8. for collected arrangements and or 8. whenever should e. to of with documentary evidence.9. should comply system. Fire detection principle and fire detectionsystem basedon the self-monitoring 8.9 to machinery the of spaces of tendedto be periodically A due beinggivento category shouldbe considered the Administration.3to 8. should associated partsof 8. practicable. flammable liquids automatically. consideration by envisaged ensure to the characteristics the machinery of concerned to the supervision and safety.4 Measures should takento the satisfaction the Administration ensure be in manner andthat satisfactory arranthe equipment everyunit is functioning a reliable of gementsare madefor regular tests to ensure reliable inspections routine and continuous operation. by 8. which. its fitness to operatewith periodically spaces. fuel andlubricating pipesshould screened otherwise protected avoid.2.2.1 Therequirements 8.4.8. sprayor oil leakages to hot surfaces oil on to as suitably The air or into machinery intakes.4 An approved unattended testing should be installedin periodically facilitiesfor periodical including spaces. oilfuelpurifiers. periodically having unat8.9apply unitswhicharedesigned undertake to propelled passages without external assistance. passages.3. the satisfaction 8.2 Unitsotherthanthosedesigned unassisted for tendedspacesin which machinery with the marinemode is located.8 and8.3 Wheredailyservice fuel tanksor settlingtanksare fitted with heating if of alarmshouldbe provided the flashpoint the oil fuel canbe ments. of to that 8. provided an alarmto be given. comply with the applicable spacesof category for drillingpurposes inA are 8.4.3. numberof jointsin suchpipingsystemsshouldbe kept leakages from high-pressure fuel pipesshould oil be to a minimum and.wherepracticable. by remotecontrol.3.5 Everyunit shouldbe provided unattended machinery of the Administration.g. Wherenecessary. for shouldhavearrangein spacereserved purifiers theirheaters.3 Where in any unit machinery unattended application Thefiredetection eralreouirements: .7.2 Where dailyserviceoil fuel tanks are filled automatically.3 and8.

maln | d b e f feeder of from un "r"r#n. in be should provided caseof fire: sufficieht i-dp"iG t'"n ihe ilarmt of any other sYstemnot indicating required at observed the locations ui1ntlt" ftJard'and to olaces "nrrr" i"niii'i" uf b Y8 ..3.J ifieieqii|.-to1fi" qritv of the machinery pumps fuel aPParatus.1 bYone of the mainfire PumPs.3.estr]ctea thermal detectors shoulil not be permitted The tion systems u. ventilation detecappropriate.extinguishingsystemshou|dbeprovidedinun by to not required havethis provision 9'5' from the fire mainsystem water delivery g.iioTJi.i.i.il6.2 Afterinstallation systemshouldbe testedundervaryjng and ventilation.eo equip fire-fishtins and-other ap[tiances ioditi"i.p...2.10 TheAdministration should of locition and centralization the fire-extinguishin tpa.6 Means (uptakes). t"giiO being at a suitable The starttng for .mg rit. .et. #ight -only" ahdwhereth6iruseis specially i..SAnapprovedfixedfire. at firesandgivealarms an early to detect case' in to be unnecessary a particular of oi g. and and casings exhausts air .detectors so .3.7 Internal engines 2. ment and breathing 1"..2'2byadedicatedpumpforthepurposewithautomaticstartingofo ol mainfire pumpson reduct'on the pressure the to consideration maintaining fire integivespecial g.1 bv remotestartingarrangements one. 1 .y source powerby a separate caliy of powerfails.1 This fire detectionsystem should be so designedand.. of conditions engine the .ut" ruoible and visual alarms distinct in both detection."quiiJAIv tn" pordiUt"rangeof ambienttemperatures..2 machinery' air in scavenging beltsof propulsion this considers the unless Administration stage.1 in boiler supply .2 by permanent or .olowiin crankcase mist detectors engine than300 mm bore devlces' or monitors equivalent temperature Fire fighting 8'3.9 arransementsY:llil?-tloi' shutdown tb ili# io-.vrt"r"ir.onOitibns'of operation the mbcfrinery Except .i.ili.the positionedastodetectrapid|ytheonsetoffirein-anypartofthosespace of and variations of underany nort.ol the mainfire Pumps. w h e r e e | e c t r i c a | | y s u p p | iif thes h o usourcee d e d . ot . navigating the including providedat strateglclocations pirsitionsshould be or bridge.i. . of pressurization the fire mainsystem'either .250kW and aboveor havingcylinders more combustton bearing or oil snourioJpiov. 7 .3.*iirgJi'hing .j.g provision shouldbe madefor immediate either: of paidto the possibilrty freezing' or" pressure.t-.Jrii fire. . ooeration .-3 T h e f i r e d e t e c t | o n s y s t e m . 60 .

1.1when the influxo?liquid greater by is thanthe pump capacity when the pump is operating or more frequently thdnwou'idnormallybe expected.1 In the marinemode. tb 8 5. transfer controlbetvyeen navigating The of the bridgeand machinery spaces shoul9 possible be onlyin the mainmachinery space in t6e ma'in o-r machinery con'trolstatio.. inctuding. Unless Administration the consideis iinprac-ticable. from a local evenin the caseof failuri: partof the automati| in'any or remotecontrolsvstems. meansof . machinery shouldbe provided with an emergency stopping devace the navigating on brid_ge whichshouldbe independent the navigaiing of ti1dgdbon"trol systemreferred in 8.5 Remotecontrolof.5. mainpropulsion.2 Suchremotecontrol shouldbe performed a singlecontrol by devicefor eachindependent propeller.where practicable.level periodically in unattended machinery spacesbelow the assigned loadlineshouldactivate audible visualalarmat the iocitionsrequired an and by 8.5.5.smallerbilge t6 covera reisona'ble ln wells perlod time of mayQepermitted. 8 5. 8.2. thesecases.where morethan.7.4 Protection againstflooding Bi Ige-water IeveI detection 8.. Where. 61 .natten{ed periods. by q 5 9 The. to propeller designed operate is to simultaneously.4 Propulsion machinery ordersfrom the navigating bridgeshouldbe indicated the in main machinerycontrol station or at the propulsioi ma6hinery control position. 8.including manoeuvring. speed. Theyshouldbelocatedand monitored sucha way that tfle iri accumulation liquidsis detected pre'setlevels.automatically controlled bilgepumpsareprovided. be to indicate the locations at required appropflate. pre-set it the spleOanO Olrec: on of thrustof the propeller shouldbe maintained until localcohtrolis iri ooeratron.n. thesepropellers may be controlled a singlecontroldevice. periodically in unattended machinery spaces should large and be enough accommodate to easily noimaldrainage the duringu. systemshotld.1 High bilge-water.8.'special attentaon shouldbe givento oil pollution prevention requiiement3.5. are At eachlocation thereshouldbe an indicator showingwhich location in contiolof the pro is pulsion machinery.5. 8. whJre necessary.if the of applicable.include The meansto prevent propelling the thrustfrom'alterng significantly when transferring controlfrom one location anothei. at such locations at interconnected controlpositions permitted. normalanglesof inclinaiion. the propulsion machinery shouldbe possible only from one location a time. 8.4.5 Bridgecontrolof propulsion machinery 8.preventing overload the propulsion of machinery.4. pitchof the propeller the should fullycontroll'able the navigating be from bridle. Thedesignof the remoteautomatic controlsystemshouldbe suchthat in caseof ts failure alarm be given. automatic with performance aliassoc]ated of services.7.2 Bilge wells should be provided. Howevei. of at at 3 Where of meansshould I 4provided the-bilgepumpsare capable beingstartedautomatically.direction thrustand.on navigating an will the bridle andat the mainmachinery control station.7.6 lt shou-ld possible all machinery be for essential propulsion manoeuvrrng for and ro be controlled position.

l activate audible visual an and alarm another at normally manned control station. as the navigating.7'1. .3 .5 Acceptance the position indicated the positions at where it has been shown. 8.3 Failure the normal powersupply the alarm of of systemshould alarmed.g.2 activate^the engineers' alarmrequired 7.T. for boilerand electrical installations 8-8.9 Thenumber consecutive of automatic attempts whichfailto produce startshould a be. a stand-by 8.for situation any which requires actionby the officeron watch or ilrhic6 should brought hisattention.'on cotumn-stibilized units.Alarmsshouldbe maintained unlil they are accepted and the visualindications shouldremainuntil the fault has been corrected. an alarm functionhas not ieceivedattentioniocally if withina limited time.8 Indicators should fittedon the navigating be bridge for: . when the alarmsystem shouldautomatically reset to the normaloperating condition.7.7.g ofierations the set still of propulsion machinery.4 Thealarmsystemshouldbe ableto indicate the sametime morethanone fault at andthe acceptance anyalarm of should inhibit not another alarm.5.1 The special requirements the machinery.4 whenin the marine mode.8.6 Communication A reliablemeansof vocal communication shouldbe providedbetweenthe main machinery controlstationor the p-ropulsion machinery controlposition appropriate.ldalso: lt . at mentioned 8. tne central ballast controlstation.2 The mainsource electrical powershould of comply with the following: .air pressure.2. be to 8. 8.8 Special requirements machinery. as far as is practicable designed the fail-to-safety be on principle.7. An alarm systemshould provided the mainmachinery be in control giving station audible visual and indication anyfaultrequiring of attention.or an equivalent by alarmacceptable to the Administration.7 Alarm system 8. activate audible visual an and alarm the navigating on bridge.1 .8. 8. alarmsnoutOOe air An piovided indito cate low starting. be 8.2 . 8.7.he alarmsystemshouldbe continuously powered with automatic changeover to powersupplyin caseof lossof normalpowersupply.1of any alarmcondition in shouldbe 9. of in or propeller speedand pitchposition the caseof controllable in pitchpropellers. at a level'which permitsstarti. ano .bridge.2 propeller speedanddirection rotation the caseof fixedpitchpropellers. for boilerand electrical installations should to the satisfaction the Administration should be of and include least requireat the mentsof this safeguard to sufficient starting pressuie. the officers' accommodalion and. sho.5.

rof sufficieni itinO-Oy of restarting the essentn"Etety of thb unit with automatic *. of to and connecting th-emain switchboard a tor automiiit startir.A i'o enrur-" The Adminissequential wherenecessary. operations."n"nii i.1. explot6 serious lead wnicncouro vatedexceptin cases machinery the mainplopelling" inrng".operations.7 shouldbe provided all importantpres9.1.g.i. tialauxiliaries .5 Meansshouldbe provided keepthe startingair are engines usedfor mainpropulsion' iri""r" iniiinit iomoustio'n for with 8.."Oitte danger. on automatlc Automatic control and alarm systems of for needed the operation more than one generator power is normally .ni"r. level pressure the required at to 8. .t oi'ifi" pftnitnO tt'tt an alarmlhould be given at the locations shutdownof that acttsystemshouldnot be automatically o? i".where .uin maticarrangements.6 An alarmsystem complying parameters' leveisand otheressential irr"i.iji*J UVe 7.s" ofloss of th6 gdnerator operation.iri.di.1 Wherethe electrical ol to shouldbe provided ensurethe integrity sup ariangSments toao_srreooing as bnd tor pfLi to ieri6"s r"qi..e tirnCtioning the sbrvice is to referred in I.. way and io enslre the safetyof the unit' Change-overfunction to essential machinery for.9 SafetYsYstems in malfunction machinery that serious ensure A safetysystemsnouldbe provided.otherauxiliary are machines required 8.17.In the ". SnutOown 16" propulsion or oimage.rrtor..j".to automatic shouldinitiate^the *n. necessary for with irition mayOispense this requirement a unitwherethe power to referred in 5.r..rrri. taneously sets. or boiler p.ireO propulsion steering well as the safetvof the provision should adequate in unit.4 The controlsystemsshouldbe suchthat the services aulothe through necessary are and propulsion machinery its auxiliaries ensured tn" .surtaue by be powercan normally supplied one. i"tp"iatures and fluid 8.ll"pi""t[nli t.3.1. including.2. 250 kW or less' simulby s.made'for insl:nce' by load in patiileioperation.... exceptfor services of io "nrur" ii."d .=t"flpt in operation remaining *h"n .g be made when under to capacity ensuresafe navigation generat.ver cnange-over.generator.g the shutdown-of should means Visual operation' shouldo" tldftlJi" prdciude'inadvertent arefitted..2 lf the electrical piovisidn shoJldbe.-iiiCii"-of loss of one of these generating safenavigation to withoutoverload ensure on"r .8.-it.1.8. the to shedding "nrur-uifi"i.rrrng"..t.3 where stand-by An shouldbe provided' alarmshouldbe given oeuice's i.these has beenactivated' when the override to indicate U.ptele u199!fl9wn.8.

4b.3.2g.1. spaces store-rooms workingspaces and in which flammable materials not stored. provide equivalent they an standdrd safety. otherthanthoseformingpartof tn6 macntnery space.Exterior be in boundaries superstructures of and deckhouses enclosing accommodation.1 In addition complying the specif provisions f ire integrity bulkheads . spaces store-rooms workingspaces and in which flammable materials stored.1 Tables and9-2should 9-1 applyrespectively the bulkheads decksseparatto and ing adjacent spaces.3.the minimum integrity bulklheids decks fire of and s.1 Theserequirements havebeenformulated principally unitshaving for theirhull superstructure. including overhanging any deckswhich support 'A€0" suchaccommodation. and (3) "Accommod.2 Unitsconstructed othermaterials of provided maybe accepted. . (4) "Stairways"are interiorstairways.2 Fordetermining appropriate integrity the fire standards be applied divisions to to betweenadjacent spaces. decksand deckhouses constructed steel.30other than machinery spaces category of A.3. are (6) "Machinery spaces category are spaces definedin 1. pantries are containing cooking paintroomsandworkshops appliances.CHAPTER9-FIRESAFEry 9. as in (9) "9gryi"_p (highrisk)"arelockers. Administration acceptequivalent drilling to The may arrangements.1. 9. number parenthesis The prdcebing in eachcategory refersto the applicable columnor row in the tables: (1) "Control stations" spaces defined 'l. 64 .2.In this connection stairway a which is enclosed only at one levelshouldbe regarded partof the spacefrom which it is not separated a fire door. (8) "Hazardous areas"areareas defined 1.3.1 Structuralfire protection 9.3i.3. that. of A" as (71 "Other machinery spaces"are spacesas definedin 1.32. as by (5) "9gryi. of Fire integrity of bulkheads and decks 9. structural bulkheads. of 9.galleys. suchspaces classified are according theirfire risk.ation spaces"are spaces definedin 1.dryingroomsand launcjries.lavatories pantries and containing cooking no appliances. (otherthan those lifts and escalators whollycontained within the machinery spaces) and enclosures thereto.Forunitsthat havea movable substructure 30 m shouldbe measured the with the substructure its closest at position the accommodation.Thetitleof eachcategbry intended is to be typical rather thanrestrictive. to with ic for of anddecksin this section and in 9.4 Thefollowing requirements govern should application the tables: of . shouldbe constructed to standard the wholeof the borfdr tion whichfacesand is within30 m of the centreof the rotary table.hould as prescribed tables9-1and the opinion of the Administration. as excluding corridors.1.-p (low risk)"are lockers. are as in (21 "Corridors" meanscorridors lobbies. to (1) as shownin categories to (11)below.

containing cooking no appliances. excluding hazardous areas.lavatories. A{(") A$0 {-01a) A-0 {ct 0l A-0 A-0 A{{. "B" 9.6 In approving structuralfire protectiondetails.. TABLE 9-1 Fireintegrityof bulkheads separating adiacent spaces Spaces Control stations Corridors (11 (1) (21 (31 A€O (4) A-0 (s) (6) t7l A.t3 (8) (e) (10) ( 1 1 ) A{ A{tot A-O L A .1 5 q€0 A-60 A-60 A{0 t2l (3) B4 B{ B-0 \-o(ut A4 A-0 A{ A-0 A-0 A{ B-0 Accommodation spaces Stairways A{rur AI (5) B{ B-0 A€O A{ B-0 B-0 A€O A{lul A{(u) A-0 A-0 B-0 Mtut B-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 Service spaces (low risk) A€O A-0 A-0 A{ q-60 Machinery spaces of categoryA Other machinery spaces Hazardousareas Service spaces (highriskl Open decks S a n i t a r ya n d similar spaces See notes under table I 2 (6.1. of 9.the Administration should have regard the riskof heattransmission intersections terminal pointsof required to at and thermal barriers.5 Continuous classceilings linings association the relevant or in with decksor oulkheads be accepted contributing may as whollyor in partto the required insulation and ntegrity a division. pantries baths.(10) "Open decks" are opendeckspaces. la.1. andisolated etc.) (81 {9} (10) (111 (- . (11) "Sanitary and similarspaces"are communal sanitary facilities such as showers. facilities Sanitary whichservea space with access and onlyfrom that spaceshallbe considered portionof the spacein which they are a located.

. pipes and m a t ducts' such penelratpns ou".brrdge with the."i.OU (al A-60 A-60 A-60 Ql A .":#.s may The Administration p.:.9-2 TABLE spaces adiacent Fireintegrityol decksseparating Space .exception.ffi:h.?ents of an emergencY Where the spacecontarnsan emergencv containingaship'sseruicegeneratororthecomponentsofashrp'sseryicegenerator'theboundarybulkhea "4-60" class division' t*"n tnit" spacesshould be an 9 2 1 and 9 2 3' as For clarilication to which note appliessee "c" of the ratingshown n and superscJrpt appears a bulkheador deck Where spacesare ot the same numencalcategory AgalleYnexttoagalleY incategory{9) "A-0" bulkhead thetablesisonlyrequiredwhentheadjacentspacesareforaditterentpuipose.7 Windowsand sidescuttles' tvpe O-r.. t h e d i v i s i o n s h o u | d b e o f S t e e | o r e q u i v a | e n t vent e r i a l . the orovided designot sJcn"wihdows type' areasto be of the openang ouiside'nazardous init windowsand sidesciriiies .y "B-0" ratrng may be chartroomand radio room from each other me Bulkheadsseparatrng navigatingbridge' * W h e r e a n a s t e r i s k a p p e a r s i n t h e t a b | e s . Below t SPaceAbove (1) (1) tzl A-0 (31 A-0 (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (s) A-0 (10) ( 1 1 ) A-0 Control stations Corridors Accommodation spaces Stairways Service sPaces (low risk) Machinery spaces of category A Other machinery spaces Hazardousareas Service spaces (hi9h risk) Open decks S a n i t a r ya n d similar spaces A-0 A-0 4-60 A-0 A-0 A-60 A-60 A-60 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 l2l (3) A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 (4) (5) A-0 A-15 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-60 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-60 A-0 A-60 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A{ (6) A-60 A-60 A-60 A-0" oJelectriccables' " .i"Jroiin" However.i..G*indows maybe of the openingperbe shoutd of the non-opeJ.rmits rapidclosure..w** staridard.1 5 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-oru) A-60 {al A-0 A-0 (8) (9) A-60 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-ot") A-0 A-0 A60 A-0 A-0 (10) (11) A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 A-0 as approprrate Notes: To be appliedto tables 9-1 and 9-2' (a) (bi (c) (d) a power sourceadiornrng spee p"*1 "1"1:-"^"1.of g.":T.. passageof flame and smoKe should be made tight lo preventthe windows' naYlSgllS^..1.e-g nen to a paint room requiresan does not requirea butkhead. b u t n e e d n o t b e o f .i.isrti.

ceilings.2. Suchopenings shouldnot be provided a dooiin a in division forminga stairway enclosure. officesand sanitary spades. ventductlagging. In spaces wherepenetration oil products possible. far as practicable. Self+losing doorsshouldnot be fittedwith hold-back hooks. or should divided close be by fittingdraught stopsspacednot morethan 14 m apart. insulation material. to where practicable.4 Airspaces enclosed behind ceilings.2 Protectionof accommodation spaces.continuous ceiling lining. to grounds the jointpieces bulkheads.2.1.2.|V) Guidelineson the evaluationof fire hazardoroDerties materials. When such an openingis cut in a door it shouldbe fitted with a grille madeof non-combustible material. 9.6 Theframing.Wheresucnan opening is in or undera door.servicespacesand control stations 9. 9.9.2 Stairsshouldbe constructed steelor equivalent of material.2. linings bulkheads and should of noncombustible be material. External doors in superstructures deckhouses and should be constructed at least "A-0" class standarijand be self-closing. g.3 Stairways which penetrate only a singledeckshouldbe piotectedat leastat one tgvelby "4" or "8" classdivisions self+losing and doorsso as to limitthe rapidspread of fire from one deckto another.5 Exceptfor insulation refrigerated in pipe and compartments. Personnel trunksshouldbe protected "A" classdivilift by sions. whichcasethe bulkhead are in mayterminate at the.Stairways and lift trunkswhich penetrate more thana sinqledeck shouldbe surrounded "A" classdivisions protbcted selfclosing by and by doorsit alllevels.2.2.In corridor or bulkheads.should of non-combustible be material.the total net areaof any suchopeningor openings shouldnot exceed0.2. Theopenings shouldbe provided only in the lower halfof the door. ceilings anddraught stops.564(14) on Revisedrecommendation fire test oroceduresfor surfacellammabilitvot bulkheadand deck Iinish materials. panellings linings 9.472(Xll)lmproved recommendation test method for qualifyingconstructionmaterialsas nonrombustible.1 All bulkheads required be "B" class to divisions should extend fromdeckto deck "8" andto the deckhouse or otherboundaries. side unless continuous classceilings or linings fittedon bothsidesof the bulkhead. ol A.166(ES. Exposed surfaces ceilings accommoof in dationand servicespacesand controlstationsshouldhavelow flame soreadcharacterrstics*. publicspaces. 9. and A. surfaces the insulation of is the of should be impervious oil or oil vapours. ' Referenceis made to IMO resolutionsA. hold-back arrangements incorporating remoterelease fittingsof the fail-safe type may be utilized. 9. on . including and of linings.7 All exposedsurfacesin conidorsand stairwayenclosures and surfacesin concealed inaccessible or spaces accommodation service in and spaces and controlstations shouldhavelow flamespread characteristics. equivalent that of of as be to the divisionin which they are fitted. 9.However.05 m'. Insulation pipefittingsfor coldservice of systems andvapour barriers adhesives and used in conjunction with insulation neednot be noncombustible they shouldbe kept to a but minimumand their exposed surfaces shouldhavelow flame spreadcharacteristics*.8 The fire resistance doorsshould. ventilation openings may be permittedonly in and underthe doorsof cabins.

which will not material shouldbe of approved deck ioverings.2 . When passing preferably 450 mm on eachside of the bulkhead.however.that the veneersprovided may havecombustible liningsand ceilings 9.or give riseto toxicor explosive readily shouldnot interior surfaces usedon exposed varnishes otherfinishes and 9. . . Shortducts.214(Vll). 0. wherethe thickness stations and enclosures control stairway 45 of valuenot exceeding mJ/m2.02 m2 pass area exceeding ducts with a cross-sectional 9. are the damperis open or closed. insulation liningsuchducts.2.if applied.shouldbe fitted with fire dampersin addition meetingthe but requirements 2. the thickne6s thoseveneers.Firedampers not required. and of in offer an unduefire hazard the judgement the Administration shouldnot be caP quantities smoke. . of excessive ableof producing material.5 shouldnot e. by .2.12 Where ventilation "A" bulkheads decks. exceptthose serving area Ducts with a cross-sectional exceeding to hazardous areas. 2 not should exceed mm withinanyspace of thickness suchveneers 1.11 Ventilation area 2 exceeding m in lengthand with a cross-sectional not exceeding not generally to subiect the followingconditions: neednot be non-combustible. 9. the areafor which havea calorific veneers atierniiivety. ducts shouldbe of non-combustible 9.adoptedby the Organization resolutionA.xceed mm. from one side of a division only.8 Bulkheads.the openingshouldbe lined_with steel sheet a or throughclass or through bulkheads decksareof steelin the vicinity the the sleeveunless ductspassing should at the through deckor bulkhead. they may only be usedat the end of the ventilation alongthe duct.3 device.2.from lessthan 600 mm. operation ' Relerenceis made to the lmprovedprovisional guidelineson test proceduresfor primarydeck coverings. measured they shouldnot be situated "B" "B" "A" or including continuous class classdivision any whereit penetrates ceilings. otherthancorridors.02-m2 of which. 0.2 the opinion the Administration.1 theseductsshouldbe of a material hasa low fire risk.givenspecial considerations. of of irrespective the thickness by usedmaybe accepted the Administration.1 Theductsor sleeves this throughbulkheads.shouldbe provided which the or as haveat leastthe samefire integrity the bulkhead deckthrough protection penetration may be provided the satisto duct passes. Theseducts.The dampershouldbe provided where however. permit may. The fire dampershouldoperateautomatically should of or from both sidesof the bulkhead of also be capable beingclosedmanually which showswhether with an indicator deck. ductsandsleeves suchplaces the of penetrations complywith the following: of shouldhavea thickness at least3 mm anda lengthof at .2.2.or sleeves into should The with fire insulation. TheAdministration whichthey pierce. "A" without serving by classdivisions.Equivalent factionof the Administration.9 Primary temperatures* at hazards elevated ignite. lengthshouldbe divided least900 mm. ducts passthroughspacessurrounded provided as thoseductshavethe samefire integrity the divisions thosespaces.1.1O Paints.075 m2.

Eachsuchexhaust duct shouldbe fitted with: .5 the ductswherethey passthrougha machinery spaceof category or a galley A areconstructed steelin accordance 9. and "4-60" insulated to standard from the machinery spaces gaileys a pointat or to least5 m beyondeachfire damper.1 a grease trap readily removable cleaning. the integrity the machinery of spaceor galleyboundaries maintained the is at penetrattons.2. controlstations provided and galleys. and insulated "4-60" standard to throughout the accommodation spaces. Ductsprwidedfor the ventilation machinery hazardous areasshouldnotpassthroughaccommodation the caseof ductsthe width or diameter which is between300 mm and 760 mm. . and 9 2 13.13. 9. and fixed meansfor extinguishing fire within the duct.14 Ductsprovided the ventilation accommodation for of spaces.1 the ductswherethey passthrougha machinery spaceof category or a galley A areconstructed steelin accordance 9.2 . spaces spaces or containing combus9. a .2.3 . However. or fitted with automatic dampers fire closeto the boundaries penetrated.? to where they passthrough-accommodation tiblematerials. servlce'spaces conor trol stations.1.2 . by . that: .2 automatic dampers fitted closeto the boundaries fire are penetrated.4 a fire damperlocated the lowerend of the duct. servicespacesor controlstationsshould not pass. hazardous areas.1. that the ductsare: . and . for . shutting the exhaust for off fans.service spaces controlstations.2.15 Ventilation ductswith a cross-sectional exceeding area 0.through machinery spacesoi category gblleysor A. in arrangements. operable from withinthe galley.However.13.1 constructed steelhaving thickness at least3 mm for ductsof 300 mm in of a of width or lessandof at least5 mm for ductsof 760 mm in width andover.4 .3 or . of with and are insulated "4-60" standard to within the machinery spaceor galley. exhaust the ductsfrom galleyranges'should be'of equivalent integnty tift "A" to classdivisions. 9.02 m2passing through "B" classbulkheads shouldbe linedwith steelsheetsleeves oig00 mm in tengihoivid6d preferably 450 mm on eachside of the bulkhead into unlessthe duct ls otit6et for thii length.1 of with .5 constructed steelin accordance of with .exceptfor the ducts passing throughhazardous provided areas. exceptfor the ducts servinghazardous areaspassing throughaccommodarron spaces. Adminisiration the may permita relaxation-frcim re{uireinis ment.4 .3 or . of the thickness shouldbe obtained interpolation. Administration permita relaxation the may from this requtrement.of spaces category galleys of A.2.

accessibility ihis position the the The of in eventof a fire in the spaces servedshouldbe specially considered. Stairways shouldnormally usedfor means vertical be of escape. however. vera ticalladder maybe usedfor one of the meansof escape when the installation of a stairway shownto be impracticable. shelter This should of steel. 9.controlstations. is Everyescaperoute shouldbe readily accessible unobstructed all exit and and doorsalongthe routeshouldbe readily operable. or . to or . be wherenecessary.2. Administration the may permit only one meansof escape.accbmmodation spaces.1 general whichis likely be regularly Inevery area to manned in whichpersonnel or areaccommodated leasttwo separate at escape routesshouldbe provided.a safeescaperoutefrom the lowerpartof this spaceis provided. in the of gases. widelyseparated possible.2.insulated. as as leading doorsin the to upperpartof the space similarly separated from whichaccess provided and is to the opendeck. 9.19 windowsand sidescuttles boundaries in whichare required meetan "4-60" to standard which facethe drillfloorareashouldbe: .18 Powerventilation of.20 The ventilation the accommodation of spacesand controlstationsshouldbe arranged sucha way as to prevent ingress flammable.continuous one should fire shelterfrom the lower part of the spaceto a safe positionoutsidethe space.1 two setsof steelladders.3. mbansprovided The for stopping powerventilation the serving machinery spaces hazardous or areas should be entirely separate from the meansprovided stopping for ventilation other spaces. of 9. sltuatedas far apartas practicable.In general. Administration the may not require the shelterif. However.17 The maininlets andoutlets allventilation of systems should capable being be of closedfrom outsidethe spaces beingventilated. the satisfaction the Administration be provided to of and with a self-closing steeldoorat the lower end.2. 9.3.3 Means of escape 9. due regardbeingpaidto the natureand location of spaces to the number persons and of who mightnormally accommodated be or employed there. not . allow readymeansof escape the open to to decksand embarkation stations.2. machinery spaces hazardous and areas shouldbecapable beingstopped of from an easily position accessible outside spacebeingserved. toxicor noxious or smokefrom surrounding areas.servicespacesand controlstationsthe followingrequirements should applied: be .2 ..2 . Dead-end corridors exceeding 7 m in length should be permitted.servicespaces.3 9. of theseladders provide.or by fittedwith shuttersof steelor eouivalent material.1 Within the accommodation spaces.3 protected a water curtain.1 constructed an "4-60" standard.9. Exceptionally.2 Two means of escape should be providedfrom every machineryspace of category by one of the following: A . due to the special arrangement dimensions the machinery or of space. mains.5 Fach pump shouldbe capable delivering leastone jet simultaneously of at from eachof any^try9 hydrants.-their are capacity shouldbe to the satisfaction the Administration."sr to a safe escape routefrom the lowerpart. 9. 9.3 Frommachinery spacesotherthanthoseof category escaperoutesshouldbe A. fire hosesand 19 mm nozzles while maintaining minimum a pressure 0.-'of the spaceand whetherpersons normally are emploled"ther". of 9.4. Ex. relatively removed is far from workingireas.1 At leasttvvoindependently powerpumpsshouldbe provided.ofthe spaceto the bpen shouldbe appropriate the fire-fighting of to servicessupplied from the fire main.hydrant.4.4 Lifts shouldnot be considered formingone of the required as meansof escape. driven eacharranged from the seaanddischarge a fixedfire main. 9.However. .the_pump shouldbe capable maintaining pressure of a of 0. bilgeor general pumpsmayoe service accepted fire pumps. unitsr. the iower part of the the in spaceand in a position well separated from the laddiri' referieJio. ballast. for 9.o "mffi of normally employed be there. the water consumption any otherlird protection lf for or fire-fighting should exceed rateof the helibopter the deck'foam instaliation. 9.2 At leastone of the required pumpsshouldbe dedicated fire-fighting for dutiesand be available suchdutiesat all times.booster pumps.4.35 N/mm'at a. 9.Where more pumpsthan required instilled. sanitary.ny.hydrants and hoses I 4 . of 9. 9. provided sucharrangements will satisfyall the requirements 9.4.3. storage and tanksmaybe into in !9 graw directlv highsuction lifts.7 Excep-t provided ! 2.4 Firepumps. as in9. provided the satisfaction the Administration to of naving ieglrd'to-tiJnut-*" and tocation . of In wherea foam systemijprovided for protection the helicopter of deck.4.1to 9.7 N/mm' at the foam installation.r.4..3 The arrangements the pumps.2 one steel ladderleading a door in the upperpart of the spacefrom which to accessrs provided.sea suctions of and sourcesof power shouldbe suchas to ensure that a fire in anyone spacewould not put boththe required pumpj out of action.mav reeuire onlyone means escafe.4. suitable provision should madefor remotestart-up that pumpandremoteopdration associbe of of ated suctionand discharge valves.4. 9.oue regaro ot ubingpaid to the natureand rocarion spacbsand to rhe nuroSibipeiJdns wr.4 The capacity the require{py.3.3. a steetdoor capable beingoperated of from eachside and which prwideii". in the opinionof the Administration.6 where eitherof the required pumpsis located a space normally in not manned and.. the Administration..5 Consideration shouldbe given by the Administration the sitingof superstructo turesand deckhouses suchthatin the eventof fire at the drillftoorii le"ast escape one routeto the embarkation position survival and craftis protected against radiation effects'of that fire as far as open deckand additiohally. this Purpose consumption shouldbe the determining factorin calculating required the capacity the of fire pumps.provided as that they are not normally usedfor pumping'oil.

9.4. routed be clearof hazardous areas and be arranged s_uchmanner to makemaximum of anythermal in a as use shielding physior cal protection afforded the structure the unit.4.4. 9.17 Materials readily rendered ineffective heatshould be usedfor fire mains bv not and hydrants unlessadequately protected.16 All practical consistent with having waterreadily avarlable should be takento protect fire mainagainst the freezing. of whichshouldbe from a single one iength of fire hose. to 9.4.21 Nozzles should comply with the following requirements: . by of 9.4.4. 9.1 A cockor valveshouldbe fittedto serveeachf ire hoseso that anvf rrenosemav 8 be removed while the fire pumpsare operating.8 Every centrifugal to nonreturn valve.mayreach partof the unit normally any accessible thoseon board to whileihe unit is beingnavigated is engaged drilling or in operations.4.'12 Withthe required pumps fire operating simultaneously.pumpwhich is connected the fire mainshouldbe fittedwith a 9.4. fighting precautions 9.hydrants hoses. 9.1 The numberand position the hycirants I of shouldbe suchthat at leasttwo iets of w€-ter. Fire hoses.4. The pipesand hydrants shouldbe so placed that the fire hosesmay be easilycoupled them. of to 9. to 9.i3 Thefire mainshould.4.10 9.15 The fire mainshouldnot haveconnections otherthanthosenecessarv firefor purposes.9 Relief valves should provided conjunction allpumps be in with connected thefire to mainif the pumpsarecapable developing pressure of a exceeding designpressure the of the fire main. together with any necessary fittingsandtools.not emanating from the samehydrant. and Suchvalves shouldbe so placed adjusted to preand as pressure the fire mainsystem.4.4. pressure the maintained in the fire mainsshould to the satisfaction the Administration be adeouate the be of and for safeandefficient operation all equipment of supplied therefrom. hoseshouldbe provided A for everyhydrant. of Everv fire hose shouldbe provided with a dual purposenozzleand the necessary couplings.4. wherepracticable.4.Theirmaximum lengthshouldbe to the satisfaction the Administration.1 A f iied fire mainshouldbe provided be so equipped arranged to meet 0 and and as the requirements 9.shouldbe ready useat anytime for and shouldbe kept in conspicuous positions nearthe water servicehydrants connecor Irons.20.11 Thediameter the firemainandwaterservice pipes of should sufficient the be for effectivedistribution the maximumrequired of discharge from the required pumps fire operating simultaneously 9.4.14 Thefiremainshould provided isolating be with valves located asto permit so optimum utilization the eventof physical in damage anvpartof the main.20 Firehoses should of material be approved theAdministration be sufficient by and in lengllh project jet of waterto anyof the spaces whichthey maybe required be to a in to used.4. 9.. 9. vent excessive in 9.

1.provided a nozzle that sizegreater than 19 mm neednot be used.the unit shouldbe provided with the following: .2 . nozzle should suchas to the size be obtainthe maximum possible discharge from two jets at the pressure specified in 9. 750 kW. 9.3 One of the following fixedfire-extinguishing systems: a fixed pressure water-spraying systemcomplying with regulation ll2/'lO ot the 1974SOLAS Convention.4.1 required 9. A receptacle containing sand..1.4.the combined machinery spaceand fired process spaceshouldbe considered one compartment. if fueloil candrainfrom the latterspaces the machinery or into space.5.1 Standard nozzle sizesshould 12 mm.1 .23 Facilities should available be enabling sucha connection be usedon anysideof to the unit.4of the 1974SOLASConvention. and Oneof the fixedarrangements by .5 Fire-extinguishing systemsin machineryspacesand in spacescontainingfired processes 9. .provided ot that the total capacity the of extinguisher extinguishers or need not exceed 45( lor any one additional soace.1. Largerdiameternozzlesmay be permittedat the discretion the of Administration. approved extinguisher as . nozzle greaterthan12 mm need a size not be used. leastone extinguisher the samedescription In at of with a capacity 9( for each burner.22 Thesurface unit shouldbe provided with at leastone international snoreconnection complying with regulation ll2/'19.4. dry in as by An portable may be provided an alternative. as . shouldbe provided with the followingarrangements: . a fixedfire-extinguishing systemcomplying with regulation ll-215 the 1974 of SOLAS Convention: a fixedhighexpansion foam installation complying with regulation ll-2l9of the 1974SOLAS Convention. 9.5from the smallest pump. sawdust impregnated with soda.3 and 19. Where the machinery space and spacescontaining fired processes are not entirely separate.2 .5.1 . addition. 16 mm and 1g mm or as neartheretoas be possible. Foraccommodation service and spaces.1.1.3 9. in spacescontaining fuel units or settling or oil tanks.1 In spaceswhere main or auxiliary oil-firedboilersand other fired processes of equivalent thermalratingare situated.2 Spaces when such machinery a total power outputof not less than has or for other purposes.5.3 containing internal combustion machinery usedeitherfor mainpropulsion 9. Formachinery spaces exterior and locations.2 portable At leasttwo approved foam extinguishers equivalent eachspace in or containing fired process a and eachspacein which a part of the oil fuel installationis situated. or other approved material suchquantity maybe required the Administration.

6 Portable extinguishers accommodation. the 9. accurately measuring concentration flammable a of 9.2 Oneapproved foam-type extinguisher not lessthan451 capapity equivalent of or portable in everyenginespaceand one approved foam extinguisher each for 750 kW of enginepower output or part thereof. the opinion the Administration. fire to of Approved extinguishers shouldcomplywith regulation 11216 the 1974SOLAS of Convention.5. of eachcapable gas.9.1 .8 Gas detectionand alarm system gas 9. fire 9.1 .1 .7 Fire detectionand alarm system fire in 9.7.1 At leasttwo firemen'soutfitscomplying with the requirements regulation ll-2/ of 17..3. 9. charges 9. eachset comprising items stipthe ulated regulation in ll-2117.1 .7. to.2 Sufficientmanualfire alarm stationsshould be installedat suitablelocations throughout unit.1. Sleeping shcjuld fitted with smokedetectors.2 At leasttwo portable monitoring devices shouldbe provided.2 Spare shouldbe provided eachbreathing for apparatus the satisfaction to of the Administration. in service and workingspaces The accommodation. 9. 17.5. .1 Convention shouldbe orovided.9 Firemen'soutfits 9.3 The Administration should give specialconsideration the fire-extinguishing to arrangements be provided spaces fittedwith fixedfire-extinguishing to in not installations containing steamturbines whichareseparated from boilerroomsby watertight bulkheads.5.1 An automatic detection alarmsystemshouldbe provided all accommoand quarters All dationand service spaces.4 Where.1 A fixedautomatic detection alarmsystemshouldbe provided the satisand to factionof the Administration arranged to monitorcontinuously enclosed so as all areasof gas the unitinwhichanaccumulationflammable maybe expected occur capable of to and pointby aural of indicating the maincontrol at andvisualmeansthe presence location and of an accumulation.1and 17.3 of the 1974SOLAS . 9.The total numberof portable extinguishers supplied so shouldbe not lessthantwo and neednot exceed six.1 .1to 9.9. a of portable fire extinguishers other meansof fire extinction the satisfaction the or to of Administration. thereshould provided or adjacent thatspace number approved be in.8.2 and"l7. gas 9. service andworkingspaces shouldbe provided with approved portable extinguishers the satisfaction the Administration. be installed conformwith this paragraph to systems equipment or shouldcomplywith regulationll-2l13of the 1974SOLAS Convention.2andtwo sets of personal equipment. tie hazard of a existsin any machinery provisions fire-extinguishing spacefor which no specific for appliances prescribed are in 9.8.

of dioxideextinguishers a total capacity not lessthan 18 kg or equivof carbon it beingso equipped to enable to reachthe as alent.3 .2 On anyhelicopter access that deck: to . forced 9. foam application extinguishing capability least as effectiveas the required at system. 9.10. helicopter .1 Meansshould provided stopping be for ventilating serving fans machinery and workingspaces and for closingall doorways.10 Arrangements machinery in and workingspaces 9.9.electric motorpressurization pumps. of the outfits shouldbe located a position one at readily accessible from any helicopter deck.3.1 Helicopter of aluminium othernon-combustible "A-0" to be or materials are to constructed the satisfaction the Administration should of at'least of and be class. where"D" is the in withina circle diameter of distance metres contained with a the across mainrotorand tail rotorin the fore andaft lineof a helicooter The single main rotor and acrossboth rotors for a tandem rotor helicopter.1 .38.and the engine nozzles to and hosessufficient reachany part of the at leasttwo dualpurpose deck. 9. the special In are caseof deeptankssituated anyshaftor pipetunnel. be to the of on helicopter liquids from spreading or falling otherpartsof the unit.3 Every fuel suction oil settling dailyservice or tanksituated abovethe doublebottom shouldbe fitted with a cock or valvecapable beingclosed of fromoutside space the concerned the eventof a firearising the space whichsuch in in in tanks situated.3 Thefiremen's outfitsshouldin general storedso as to be easily be accessible and readyfor use and.9. annular spacesaround funnels and other openings such spaces.11 Provisions helicopter for facilities decks steel.10. deckandto prevent to on TheAdministration acceptan air gapof at least1 m betweenthe deckhouse and may top "A-0" requirement. ventilators. deckthereshould provided stored be and near the means to of 9. foamapplication of or branch a suitable systemconsisting monitors foam-making pipescapable delivering foam solution all partsof the helicopter to deckat a of metreof the area rateof not lessthan6(/min for at least5 min for eachsquare "D". to Thesemeansshouldbe capable beingoperated of from outsidesuchsoacesin caseof fire. 9.where applicable. in valveson the tanksshouldbe fitted but controlin the event of fire may be effectedby means an additional valve the pipeline linesoutside tunnelor tunnels.11.11. of deck as an alternative the to Deckthe underside the helicopter housetops directlybelow helicopter decksshouldhaveno openings.10. Administration may accept other fire-fighting systemswhich providea fire.2 Machinery driving andinduced draught fans. in Meansshould provided prevent collection liquids the as identified 1. of on or the 9.4 . fuelunitpumps othersimilar pumps fans.2 havinga total capacity not less than of at leasttwo dry powderextinguishers 45 kg. fueltransfer oil oil and fuel should fitbe ted with remote controlssituatedoutsidethe spaceconcerned that they may be so stoppedin the eventof a fire arising the spacein which they are located. in pipefrom a of theseextinguishers areaof any helicopter using deck.

and isolated from areascontaining sourceof vapourignition. ancewith goodrecognized 9. as possible and protected for 9.12 Storageof gas cylinders 9. . Fire-extinguishing arrangements protection the designated should of area be to the satisfaction the Administration.11. 9. and potential 9.7 Storage from a safe remotelocation the eventof a fire. shouldbe protected againstpfrysical damage 9. of .1 .8 Thefuelpumping should connected onetankat a time andthe piping unitshouldbe of steelor equivalent material.2 . procedures.11.12.13 Attention shouldbe paidto the electrical bonding all equipment of used in refuelling operations. cylinders such shouldbe arranged accordance the folin with lowing: . "NO 9. equivalent closing arrangements shouldbe provided.4 mounting and securing arrangements.9. Wherea gravityfed fuelling in systemis installed. inspection tankfuel pumpsshouldbe provided with meanswhichpermitshutdown 9.3 .6 Whereportable storage purpose. of or 9.2 as remoteas is practicable from accommodation spaces.4 The fuel storage and to age may be collected drained a safe location.special attention shouldbe givento: fuel pipingsystemsfor oxyacetylene Permanent systemsare acceptable provided that they-are desi-gned havingdue regard standards codesof practice to and to the satisfaction the Administration.3 A designated areashouldbe provided the storage fuel tankswhich should for of oe: . and electrical bonding.12 Theprocedures precautions and duringrefuelling operations should in accordbe practice.14 SMOKING" signsshould displayed appropriate be at locations.11.1 Wheremorethanonecylinder oxygen of andmorethanone cylinder acetylene of arecarried simultaneously.5 Tanksand associated equipment andfrom a fire in an adlacent spaceor area. of 9.11.11 Fuel pumpingunits shouldincorporate devicewhich will preventovera pressurization the delivery fillinghose. a suitably with arrangements wherebyfuel spillareashouldbe provided 9.11. unit be to 9.1 designof the tankfor its intended . short as between tankandthe pumping the against damage.escaperoutesand embarkation stations.10 Electrical pumping fuel unitsandassociated control equipment should of a be type suitable the location for hazard. tanksareused.11.11.

of unlessexpressly otherwise. for roomsshould constructed steel.2 Fire-extinguishing appliances shouldbe keptin goodorderandbe available imfor mediateuse at all times.13. 9.saving appliances shouldcomplywith regulation ' Each referenceto a regulationin this chaptermeans a regulationin the 1974 SOLASConvention.2 appliances shouldbe evaluated.13 Miscellaneous items . Wherecylinders stowedin openlocations are means should provided be to: protect piping rom physical cylinders associated and f damage. to Evaluation.LIFE.4 .1 A fire controlplancomplying with regulation ll2l2Oof the 1974SOLAS Convention shouldbe permanently exhibited.1 .relating life-saving to appliances. testing and approval of life-saving appliances 10. Provision shouldbe madefor the expeditious removal cylinders the eventof in of fire. "Visitors" are personnel regularly not assigned the unit. . testedand approved. 9.13.1 Forthe purpose this chapter.6 .SAVING 1O APPLIANCES AND EOUIPMENT 10.1 General Definitions provided 10.3 . CHAPTER .2. are of 9.. provided as in regulations and lll/5. lll/4 ng Life-savi appliances lll/30. as definedin regulation are lll/3'.1.2 Fire-extinguishing arrangements the protection areas spaces for of or wheresuch cylinders storedshouldbe to the satisfaction the Administration.1. minimize exposure hydrocarbons.2 . dedicated storageroonisshouldbe provided eachgas. "NO SMOKING" signsshould displayed the gascylinder be at storage rooms. 10. to and ensure suitable drainage. terms the used.andbe well ventilated accessbe Storage of and iblefromthe opendeck.3 Wheretwo or morecylinders eachgasare intended be carried enclosed of to in separate Spaces.6.1 Life-saving .2 .12.3 All life.

aooitiSn the riferafts provided 10.sho-uld a li{eraft literafts."i6"liiniilide or theunit.or anyone corner the unitare of .utaons on different sidesor endsof the r.2.puJ"lo u". riiorro prouide sufficient c.s.ip"rio.2. or capable being of taunched either oftheunitand on side lltl!. rf theliferaft liferafts or cannot readily be transferi"J toiL-un.2.hgarrangement of lifeboats. or morelifeboats one complying withtherequirementsregulation of such of lll/46 aggregate capacity willaccommodate as thetotalnumber peisons board.2 Survival craft Surtaceunits '10.2 allthe lifeboats any. or . as is .oI suchaggregate'capacitywill accommodate as the totatnumber of persons board.n to in a liferaftstowed as far forwardor aft.d. lifeboats cannot located widelyseparatet be in locations s.should carryliferafts complying with the requrrements of regulation lll/39or llll4e.3 Survivalcraft musterand embarkation arrangements musterstations-should be provided close the embarkatron 10 9 1 lf separate. of on 10'2'2 ln addition.2. on 10'2'6 In the caseof a self-elevating where. each carry or complying therequirewith lll/39 lll/40.olregulations ot such a-ggregate capacity wiilaccommodate totar as t[e .3.z. o'r'oneis-iir torwardand as anoiheras far aft.widely in r"puiit"illj.rlll)4g-6.3 Wherethe survival craftarestowedin a position which is morethan .t0.5 In addition.. on side.u.1 Each should unit carry each on sideof theunit. '1 .on lost or rendered unusable.eachunitshourd carry.rlrtration may io the aggregatq capacity the lifeboats accommodate the rotarnumberof of to onry P9llat persons board.modateallpersons assigned to muster that station. liferafts on the under10.installed at leasttwo.a. . at 1. tr'"'aj.anyone end.3 Muster embarkation and stations should adequately be illuminated emergency by lighting. on 10'2. 10.puti."ommodate llnll -the the total numberof persons boardif : on all the lifeboats anyone rocation rostor rendered in are unusabre. '10.s. to srarons.2. the total capacity available on eachside shouldbe sufficient accommodate total to the numberof persons board. Self-elevati and coIum n-stabiized un its ng I 10. 10'2..0'3'2 Musterand embarkation stations shouldbe readily accessible from accommodationand work areas.5 snouiJoe'serJ'by tauncning appliances complying with the requirements regulation of lll/4g.o. eachunit.dueto its sizeor unit configuration.6 reasonabte and practicable sr"n litJraii-oi'iitiiatts may be _Notwithstanding securely fastened as to permitmanual so rel6ase. Each muster station should have sufficient. unit.4 Eachunit shourdcarryrifeboats comprying with the requirements reguration of lll/46.100 from m the stemor stern.i io .

can be so the unit's side and holdingit alongside that persons liferaftagainst embarkec.3.1 Each with will arrangements interfere craftnorits stowage the .4 Survivalcraft launching parhaving safelaunching as be should in suchpositions to ensure stations Launching launching-stapropeller. by illuminated emergency unJr"J ir""r in theirvicinityshouldbe adequately with sufficient meansof escape alternative cannotbe installed. can so readiness that two crew members carryout prep.5. .3.t. as .5.2 .4 Alleyways. stations 10.g lf fixed ladders shouldbe pro safelyto the waterline on "ipi"ity io permitall persons boardto descend vided. safely be should provided or fixedmetalladders stairways 10. with.5. As from any expobed io ticularregard clearance sideof the down a straight can so be tionssho'uld located that survival'craft be launched unit.5 Stowageof survival craft be craftshould stowed: survival 10. means shouldbe providedfor bringingthe davit-launched . 10.'in the ce.i" itemsoiequiprient are unnecessary. mav allowthese itemsto be dispensed .7 At leasttwo widelyseparated or of from the deckto thd surface the water. of suchthat. Administration Administration. directly and launched lifeboats be boarded can immediately froma position launched and can liferafts be boarded davit-launched to or to adjacent the stowedposition from a position which the liferaftis transand with in feiredpriorto launching compliance 10.4 fully equippedas requiredby chapter lll of the 1974 SOLASConvention.1 lifeboats be boarded theirfull complement persons to the time the instruction boardis given.exceptfor: and for designed freefall launching. far as possible.5 Davit-launched craft' casesto be placedin survival as arranged to enablestretcher that: shouldbe so designed arrangements craftembarkation 10.3 in a stateof continuous in and for arations embarkation launching lessthan5 min.1 survival .3 from the stowedposition. craft specially .3.3. by illuminated emergency be tionsshould adequately stationsshould be so survivalcraft muster and embarkation 10. 10.Thefixedmetalladders stalrways extending lighting. .2 from lower clearance to intended provide craft mountedon structures survival structures.1 so that neither survival craft or rescueboat at any other launching of operation any other survival tne statlon.2 as nearthe water surface is safeand practicable. lighting.3.4 where the opinion the in theiase 6f units6perating areas howevdr.6 Survival within 3 min from of by can .stato and stairways exitsgivingaccess the musterandembarkation 10.

3.1 units.6. applicable.5.llll48. 10.on. by 10.3 Lifeboats shouldbe stowedattached launching to appliances.0.6 Survivalcraft launchingand recoveryarrangements I appliances complying with the requirements regulation of lll/48.7 Meansshouldbe available preventany discharge fluidson to survival to of craft duringabandonment. survival and the craft.5.8 All.6. described ch6pier as in 5.3 Onlyone typeof release mechanism shouldbe usedfor similar survival craftcarriedon boardthe unit. 10..liqhtest transttor operational condition any damaged or condition. to thb .shouldbe longenough the survival for craftto reach water the with the unit underunfavourable conditions.5 Davitlaunched liferafts shouldbe stowedwithin reach the liftinghooks. 1O9 ? Whereappropriate. protected are from darnagb heavyseas. inflaiable] inflates automatically when the unit sinks.lifeboats required abandonment the total numberof persons by permitted lor on board. whereused. a secure in position protected and'sheltered and from damage by fire and explosion. of unless some meansof transfer provided is which is not rendered inoperable within the limitsof trim andlist prescribed chapter for anydamaged in 3 condition by unit motionor power or failure. .2. 10.2. 10. as shouldbe irovided for all Tfeboats and davitlaunchedliferafts. launching appliances shouldbe capral. Notwithstanding regulationlly48. 10.2 Launching recovery and.ylahing llll48.6 Duringpreparation launching.5. shouldbe capable beinglaunched of with theirfull complement peisonsand of equipment within10 min from the time the signal abandon unitis given. and of craftat anyone launchinq stationshouldnot J0. arrangements shouldbe suchthat the appliance operator on the unit is ableto observe survival the craftat all times duringlaunchihg liieboats and duringrecovery.6. 10'6.6so that the liferaft floatsfre-e and.5.6 Everyliferaft. otherthanthosein '10. suchas maximum airqap.1 .4 Liferafts shouldbe so stowed as to permit manualrelease from their securinq arrangements 10.5le o1operating the list andtrim resulting at from any damaged condition underchapter 3. unit shouldbe so arranged lifeboats.64 Preparation handling survival interfere with the promptpreparation handling any other sunTival and of craft or rescue boatat any otherstat.6. shouldbe stowedwith the weak linkof permanently its painter attached the unit and with a float-free to arrangement complying with the requirements regulation of lll/38.5 as far as practicable. 10 6 5 Falls. theirstowed the that in positions.its launching appliance and the areaof water into which it is to be launched shouldbe adequatelyittl|ninatedby emergency lighting. 10.4or 11y48.6. for column-stabilized .1and 199t^ lg.

1 The rescue boatembarkation launching and arrangements shouldbe suchthat the rescueboatcan be boarded and launched the shortdstpossible in time.3 .9. suchcases.3 Rapid recoveryof the rescueboat shouldbe possible when loaded with its full complement of.provided it. mat andeachsimilar structure belowthe-hull a self-elevating andbelowthe of upperhullof a column-stabilized with the unit in an intactconiition. 10.9 Manual brakes should so arranged the brake always be that is applied unless the operator. rapidrecovery should possible be when loaded with its lifeboat equipment the approved and rescue boai complement at leastsix persons..ldo fteets th6 reqJirements a that for rescueboat. for and so that neitherthe rescueboatsnor their stowagearrangements interfere will with the operation any survival of craftat any other launciingstation..2 Launching arrangements should comply with 10. as "unit brace. TheAdministrationmayallowa reduction the totalnumber survival in of craftmeeting this requrremenr when the unit is in the transitmode and the numberof personnel boardhas been oi reduced. in compliance with 10. by holdsthe brakeconirolin the . additionto m"e"etirig oiher ol all requirements launching of and stowagecontained this chapter. 10'6.6.2. 10. 10. a mechanism or activated the operator.6. of .7 Rescueboats Each unitshould carryat leastone rescue boatcomplying with requlation llll47.2.requirements of regulation lll/48. In sufficient survival craftto meetthe requirements this .10 Eachsurvival craftshouldbe so arranged to cleareachleg. of '10.6. including should available use by thosepersonnel be for remaining board.launchingand recoveryarrangements 10.12 Consideration should givento the location orientation the survival be and of craft with reference MODUdesignsuchthat clearance the unit is actrleveO an efficient to of in and safe mannerhaving due regard the capabilities the survival to of c*i 10.footing.5.13 Notwithstanding"the.9 Rescueboat embarkation.9. 10.6.8 Stowageof rescueboats Rescue boatsshouldbe stowed: .10. unit. for in in a position suitable launching recovery. the rescue and lf b6atis alsoa lifeboat.persons equipment.hapi. posrtron.column.2 . with capacity of not less than lOOoh personson capabl6 being in of launched clearof any obstruction.9. on 10.4 in a stateof continuous readiness launching not morethan5 min.r.the speed lowering of neednot be greaterthan 1 m/s.1 In anycaseof damage 1 specified chapter lifeboats an aggregare in 3.1 .6.if theyarealsolifeboats. Alifeboatmaybe accepted a rescue as boat.

re of with the requirements be should fittedwith a lightcomplying lifejacket 10."grrrtth lll/313 undbe available comptying srioke signats or si'ation.over Surface locations.i.of a ln addition. 1 2 .in .O p"rt of regiltryof the unit on which .h a | f o f t h e t o ttvpeu m b e r o f | i f e b u orequirements p r a | n cotprvingwith the y s s h o u | d bof e battery lightsof an appi'ot7"O-"t"ttnt self-igniting ufio Jin"s" shoijrO bd pbvidedwith self-activating "w.n videdwith lifelines "o. 1 0 .1 Eachunit should immerston number. '"r5'.''."nb oi. suchthat a lifebuoyisiccessible from exposed table: in otl't"uuoysprescribed the following carrynorl. 3 A t | e a s t t w o | i f e b u o y s i n w i d e l y s e p a rone-and-a-half s h the|distance e a t : d | o c a t i o times o u d e a c h b ns at the lifeline.i'dg.10 Lifeiackets 1 0 ..'. 1 A | i f e l a c k e t c o m p | y i n g w i t h t h e r e q u i r e m e n t s o f sufficiento n l | | / 3 2 .ri. sufJicient iot i"'oufutlonlrrTas "ucn'i" . rengfi-#which sh<iuld'be least or 30 m. 1 o r | a r e g u l a t inumberof tor shouldbe provided evJryp"-r.ine numb'er be Il\/31 shou\d proviOeil'6n 100 m tn untts. l A t l e a s t e i g h t l i f e b u o y s o f a t y p e c o m p l y i n ptacement e q u i r e m e n t s o {be g u l a g w i t h t h e ot lifebuoysshouldr e r ind "d"n untt.*t.2 lmmersion suttsare unnecessary' immersion of "rirut"r where. l 2 .u-iitblelocatio-ns lifeiackets accessible' are ttreirlifeiackets not readily i. 4 E a c h | i f e b u o y s h o u | d b e m a r k e d i n bcarried' p i t a | s o f t h e R o m a n a | p h a it is | o c k c a "l. i"qrii".11. tttt31. r. regulation s the opinion the Administration.-p'iiJntl 1 0 .uruJ shoutd tength OF LENGTH UNIT IN METRES 1 0 0a n du n d e r1 5 0 150and under200 200 and over O M I N I M U MN U M B E R F LIFEBUOYS 10 12 1A 1 0 .t ouickrelease with lightsand those with lightsand smoke signals l-iiebuo'ys .z.i *tr"re in warm in if suitsneednotbe canied the unitis constantly operation 10. maybe on dutytn who thosepersons for be should rto*ld ii .:1"#td.OOltion..ilii'. 10. suitsare not readily tf'"ir immersion f".readily fromthe r*'*rg" tJih"'*ri"irin" it tightdraught. a location.12 LifebuoYs l 0 .riiJ.10.onon boardthe unit. Each lll/32.11.tnoui"ii"n"6otn'ilO"J"i the unitandshould 3' be should equatty of *itn tn" requirements 10 12 .thilh.3.. 1 o . 1 2 ' 2 N o t | e s s t h a n o n e . on uoito who mav be on dutv in for locations those persons .10. 1 2 . to operating prohot be the lifebuoys o. whichever greater' buoyant is f romthe deckof .E j.iu'n-tiuo reoulation of capable ir.11 lmmersion uits ot with the re_quirements suit carryan immersion complying 10. *o.i"*"0 ih suitable !:.

1 6 E m e r g e n cw a r n i n g s y 10.'. Radar transponder 10.i.10. a fixedtwo-wayVHFradiotli.2The warningsignals given.pd..g.1 Eachunitshould provided be with a general alarmsystemso installed to be as perceptibre partsof the unit. lll/49should be' ripiOty ptaceO U" inany survival craftotherthanthe liferaft liferafts or required by S).'tn" radartran_ ov sponders should eitherbe stowedin iocations from which-th"V-.605{.contr6lstations clearly inall ior. radartranslonders shot]d conforr to perrorrancestandards infenorto those not adopted the Organizationr*. '10.aoai. 1 0 ."y be applied to unrts '* Referenceis made to the Performance standardsfor survivalcralt radartransponders use in searchand rescueoperlor ations..adoptedby the Organization resolutionA.|5}and to regulation lll/6.' by the Organization*.over.1 At leastthreetwo-wayVHF radiotelephone apparatus shouldbe provided on eachunit.Uildge. . ov Such.oi iiteiior to thoie adopted the organization*..i'id""noon unitlgfire nal. by 10.z.132 At leastone radar transponder shouldbe carried eachside of a surfaceunit on and at leasttwo radartransponders self-eievating cotumn-itaOitized on and units each stowed in one of the two widelyseparated locations"requireo io.Suchapparatus shouldconformto performanidJt.2:3 alteifiaiivrity.13 Radiolife-saving appliances Two-way VHFradiotetephoneapparatus 10.13.16.ctrliing th. one transponder shouldbe stowedin eachsurvival iraft othertrin itrbJJieqrireci ro. shourd be installed the satisfaction the Administration.15 Line-throwing appliances A line-throwing appliance complying with the requirements regulation of .the generalalarm system shourdbe supplemented instructions by overa publicaddress lvs. 1.. ararriig*r l. by or.. number siqnals to of lhe of usedshould be limitedto the followino: qenerar emergency signar. in 10. tf the unit doesnot havea navioating bridge.tus by rf is fitted in a survival craftit shouldconformto performanie standards interioiio thoseadopted n."til."oiroi .2ot the 1998 soLAs amendments*r.. adoptedby the organizationby resolution4.em.14 Distress flares Not less than 12 rocketparachute flarescomplying with the requirements regu_ of lationlll/35shoutdbe carried and be stowedon ornbar"the.These signals sho-ulclbe described the iruster tist. flaresshoutO stowedin'a toiatioriapproved the O" by the"i.ln . ' Referenceis made to the Performance standards survivalcrait two-way vHF radiotelephone lor apparatus.

5 Spares and repairequipment shouldbe provided life-saving for appliances and their components which are subjectto excessive wear or consumption needto be anci replaced regularly. out all survivalcraft.'17 Operating instructions lllustrationsand instructionsshould be provided on or in the vicinitv of survival craft and their launching controlsand should: . lieuof the instructions 10.18.1 .lf the inspection showsthat the fallis faultless neednot be changed another it period 24 months. fall for of a which cannotbe turnedend for end shouldalwaysbe changed intervals not more at of than4 years.1 8. 1 illustrate purpose controls the procedures operating appliance the of and for the instructions warnings. Sparesand repair equipment 10. 2 be easilyseenunderemergency lighting conditions.10. . with of Falls usedin launching should turnedendfor endat intervals not morethan be of 30 monthsandbe renewed when necessary to deterioration the fallsor at intervals due of of not morethanS years. and .18. the generalalarmsystem shouldbe tested.3 use symbolsin accordance the recommendations the Organization.6 . maintenance inspections and Operational readiness port and at all times duringoperation transit. and give relevant or .18. 10. Maintenance 10. whichever the earlier.1 Beforethe unit leaves and all saving appliances shouldbe in workingorderand readyfor immediate use.2 Instructions on-board for maintenance life-saving of appliances complying with the requirements regulation of lll/52shouldbe provided and maintenance shouldbe carriedout accordingly. rescue boats and launching appliances should be visually inspected ensure to that they are readyfor use. Weekly inspections '10.18 Operational readiness.18. life10.2 .2.3 The following tests and inspections shouldbe carried weekly. planned may in in a programme maintenance which includes requirements regulation the of lll/52.3 TheAdministration accept. is Wherea fall cannotbe turnedend for end a carefulinspection shouldtake placeafter 24 months.However. all enginesin lifeboats and rescueboatsshouldbe run aheadand asternfor a total periodof not lessthan3 min. 10.

. however.l months.2 are to of offshore drilling units: . cases not 2 in proper whereit appears and reasonable.A reportof thd ins:pection shouldbe enteredin the log-book.7.3 when underway self-propelled.2 Everyinflatable liferaftand inflatable lifejacket shouldbe serviced: at intervals exceeding. Administration extendthis periodto 17 nionths.RADIOCOMMUNICATION 1 INSTALLATIONS 11.lnspection the life-saving of appliances. Seruicing of inflatable liferafts.2 when towed. Emergency repairs may be carried out on boardthe unit.18. permanent repairs shouldb-e effectedat an approved servicing station. in 11. adoptedby the Organization resolution4.However. when stationary the site or engaged drilling at in operations.18. maintains properservicing facilities and usesonly properly trainedpersonnel*. the may at an approved servicing stationwhich is competent service to them. cases not 2 in whereit appears proper and reasonable.18. inflatabte tifejackets and inftated rescue boats '10. including lifeboat equipment emerand gency_lighting.Monthly inspections 10.9 All repairs and maintenance inflatedrescueboatsshouldbe carried of out in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.1 . 10.1 .and and by ' Referenceis made to the Recommendation on the conditionsfor the approvalof seNicing stationsfor inflatableliferafts.1to ensurethat they are completeand in g6od order.8 .1 Application 1 l.2 at intervals exceeding. the may at a servicing stationwhichis competent service to properserthem.However.1 .1 The requirements applicable the followingmodesof operation mobile . Administration extendthis periodto 17 months.or self-propelled accompanied escortships.10 Hydrostatic release unitsshould serviced: be . Periodic seruicing of hydrostatic release units 10.l months. CHAPTER 1 .1 Thepurpose thischapter to provide of is minimum requirements distress for and safety radiocommunications between mobileoffshoredrillingunits and coast stations. shipsand supporting aircraft the maritimemobileservtce. by . maintains vicingfacilities and usesonly properly trainedpersonnel.18. shouldbe carried out monthlyusingthe dhecklist re{uiredby regulation lll/52.333(lX).1.

5 Unitsstationary the site or engagedin drillingoperations at Each unit. should comply with the provisions 11.3 at least one satelliteemergencyposition-indicating radio beacon (satellite E P I R B a. 8 G a se x p l o s i o n a n g e r d Anyradio equipment installed a zone.j. to establish similar radiocommunication requirements avoidconfusion caseany ancillary to in craft haveto divertto another coastal Statein an emerqencv.4. 6 H e l i c o p t e ro m m u n i c a t i o n s c Eachunit serviced helicopters by shouldbe provided with the radiocommunication equipment required flight safetyas determined the coastal for by State. defined 6.2 General Coastal Statesin commonareasof interest should.2 Eachself-propelled accompanied one or more escort vesselsshould unit by comply with the provisions 11.4.11. by 1 1 . an efficientmeansof communication betweenthe radioteleohone stationand the controlroomof the unit.n d ) . of 11. andanyadditional of 1 radiocommunication requirements the of coastal state. .whilestationary the siteor engaged drilling at in operations. 1 1 . 11.4 an adequate meansof communication the towing ships. should provided be with: . the Wherethereis common agreement.1 .4 Unitswhen towed. .2 a radiotelephone stationcomplying with the provisions chapter of the 1974 lV of SOLAS Convention.7 Technical specifications equipment for The radiostationequipment shouldbe type-approved the technical to specifications of the Administration issuing licence.when manned and under tow. 11. equipment type-approved one Administration by shouldbe accepted the otherAdministration.3 Self-propelled units underway provisions Each unitwhileunder way at seashould with the applicable comply concerning radio stations cargo for shipsin chapter of the 1974SOLAS lV Convention. should in as in complywithregu. with 11.3. the extentpossible. lation lV/14 the 1988SOLAS of amendments.or self-propelled accompanied escortships and by 11.4.1 Eachunit. 11.

11. to CHAPTER .1 An officerof the Administration a dulyauthorized . reportshouldbe issued a and keptwith the radiodocuments.2 TheAdministration recognize coastal may the Stateas its authorized representative.if and requested.record fiedby an officerof the Administration a dulyauthorized or or A of thesetestsandotherinformation concerning initialcertification shouldbe readily available.including supporting .1 . shouldbe forwarded the Administration. 12.3 In every casewhenan authorized representativethe coastal of State carries out an inspection.and beforeit is placedin service.10.carried by an officerof the Administration out and/or the coastal Stateor their respective authorized representative. equipment personnel or betweenthe unit and attending vessels. regard due beingpaidto movingpartsor otherhazards. or 12. so is to person organization 12.4 or or should surveythe installation eachcrane. shouldbe of a design andconstruction the satisfaction the Administration adequate the serto of and for viceintended accordance the requirements a recognized in with of classification society or with national international or standards codes.11.9 Accommodation radio personnel for On each unit the accommodation at leastone of the radiotelephone of operators shouldbe situated nearas practicable the radiotelephone as to position.10.1 Cranes . inspection maintenance. workingconditions which they the to provisions will be subjected the environmental and conditions.1 After eachcranehas been erectedon board.1 Consideration . when the unit is movedand comesunderthe administrative controlof another coastal Statea surveymaybe carried by that Stateor its authorized out representatrve. onceevery12 months. a copy. operating 'l 1 . be These testsshould witnessed veribe and person organization.2 by the Administration which issuesthe licence its authorized or reoresentatlve beforethe radiostationis put into service. .1 its structure.2 should so located protected to reduce a minimum danger be and as to any to personnel.1 Eachcrane. and 12.with particular of regard its supporting to structure. Adequate shouldbe made to facilitate cleaning.3 shouldbe givento the failuremodefor eachcranein the eventof extremeoverload that the craneoperator exposed minimumdanger. l0 Survey of the radio station 11.LIFTING 12 DEVICES 12.10. . .1 Cranes 12. which is usedfor the transferof material.3 11.1 The radiostationof a unit shouldbe subjectto surveyas specified below: . Theirdesignshould haveregard the materials to usedin construction.5 and ooerational loadtestsshould conducted.

1 Each .eachcraneshould and when loadsaredetermined marked 12. systems and hydraulic pneumatic for .2. safeworking working systems.2.8 with of be fitted.6 guidance maintenance periodic lifts 12.1 Personnel intended. of to shouldgive consideration the installation limit switches 12.3 andequipment.7 Cranes vessels shouldbe fursupply of and usedJorloading discharging offshore with associated the whichtake intoaccount dynamics tablesor curves nished with rating motions.1 .10 A cranemanual concerning: full contain information should Thismanual the satisfaction the Administration.1 Except .6 5 not at be furthertestedand recertified. load. a operator continuous of the warningwhen approaching ratedcapacity the give a clearand continuous sirould crane. should 12. the unit'sandvessel's priorto lifting.2 with respectto safe operations duringnormaland emergency all limitations heelandtrim. .or after substantial by Thesetests shouldbe witnessedand verified. operation.maximum maximum moment. operating .3 Each carin a column a column-stabilized should exit with an escapeladderin the hoistway.5 materialsused in construction. a safetydeviceto give the crane The indicator of indication hookloadand ratedloadfor 12 not at be crane should examined intervals exceeding months.2 Personnel and to lifts should be of a design acceptable the Administration 12.4 diagrams electrical.1 design . of A person organization. and destructive inspection. erection. or br Administration a dulyauthorized available.1. wind.g of for to provide the safe operation the crane. welding proceduresand extent of non. shouldbe readily tests and certifications j2. intervals exceeding years. testing. 12.record theseexaminations.3 Drillingderricks should to the satisbe structure and derrick its supporting Thedesign eachdrilling of in be should included the for The faction the-Administration. and designtemperatures braking all safetydevices. and on . be readilv provide emergency for unit of lift 12.2. officerof the or alteration repairs. . inspections The or tration a dulyauthorized or should or 12 not and on installation at intervals exceeding monthsandcertificates reports available.1 The Administration .2 Theconstruction installation out be should carried person organization. ratedcapacity eachreeving of manual. availbe and should readily for be should provided eachcrane 12. and dismantling transportation. for adequate the service by shouldbe surveyed an officerof the Adminisand 12.

FACILITIES* 13 CHAPTER . approach/departure helicopter alllengthof the largest of the and tor sh6uldbe not lessthan210'free of obstruction shouldintersect periphery secthe .2. distance a riseequalto halfof the horizontal as conditions prevalent. obstructions overalllength aboveshouldnot extendmorethan l/20 of the helicopter circledescribed is deck. shownin figure13-1 Outside approach/departure the circledescribed of lengthfrom the periphery the overall withinone thirdof the helicopter tor.The overalllengthof a helicopter the distance abovethe levelof the helicopter are from the tip of the main rotorbladeto the tip of the tail rotorwhen the rotorblades axis alongthe longitudinal of the helicopter.HELICOPTER 13.3** Whereadverse shelf. baseof this sectorshould tangent the periphery the circledesector. specifya sea or on its continental in State may.2 Construction for adequate the indeck shouldbe of a designand construction 13.2.2** In general. do not rise morethan cm abovethe levelof the helicopter . Memorandumof Understanding .2andl3. for units operating its territorial to equal at leastthe over a size helicopter deckof sufficient to contain circleof a diameter secThe to intended usethe facility.2.1 The helicopter lightsor exceptthat landing deck shouldbe free of projections they of the around periphery the deckprovided projbctions be installed otheressential '15 may deck.4 The helicopter of to facilities preventthe collection deck shouldhavedrainage i9. aligned surface deck shouldhavea non-skid 13.* Thedecksizeasdescribedin13. a sizeto contain circleof deckshouldbe of sufficient the 13.2. above.1 General so size deckon a unitshouldbe of sufficient andlocated as to provide Eachhelicopter underthe most helicopter usingthe deckto operate the to a clearapproach enable largest operations. Reterenceis made to regulations nationalcivil aviationauthoritiesin lhe unit's areaof operation.2.2.a coastal are climatic 13.1 The helicopter of to tendedservice the satisfaction the Administration.obstruc. The helicopter of to be The of obstructions. helicopter to helicopter intended usethe of to equal at leastthe rotordiameter the largest a diameter sectorof at least180'free deckshouldhavean approach/departure facility.3. intematlonal applicable of with the (ICAO)and recommendedpracticesdevelopedin accordanc€ Civil AviationOrganization standardsof the International between IMO and ICAO. for anticipated helicopter severeconditions 13.3 Arrangements 'i3. shown in figure 13-1 Outsidethe approach/departure as scribed of tions within one third of the rotor diameterfrom the periphery the circledescribed fromthe edgeof the deckwith vertically a not above planemeasured aboveshould extend of from the periphery the abovecircle. as above.5 The helicopter to llquidsand preveniliquidsfrom spreading or fallingon other partsof the unit having of spillage fuel and the possible equipment regard the use of fire-fighting to 13. in the NorthSea.3isapplicabletohelicopterswithasinglemainrotor are specify drflerent requirementsil tandem rotor he{icopters to be utilized .2.

.Sector .9 2 The helicopter helicooter. .f deckshouldbe fittedwith alternate yellowandbluelightsto ena] p a .2. ac.2 unitidentification. 13.3 .2 lsee a n d1 3 .1 the perimeter with a continuous of 40 cm width: line .3.2.2The helicopter follows: . 3 ) Figure 13-1 .:4.Example of helicopter deck arrangement Notes: 1 2 3 Approach/departure sectorand limitedobstruction areadefinedtn 13. the of 210.2 shown by solid line Approach/departure sectorand limitedobstruction areadelined in 13. not the 13. deck shouldbe marked(figure13-i) in a contrasting corour as 13. and .4 Thehelicgpter should deck have botha mainandan emergency personnel access routelocated far apartfrom eachotheras practicable. other conliguratrons are easilyidentified nighr.3 aiming circles. taking intoaccount deckconfiguration.4 Visualaids 13.3 shown by brokenline Although.The helicopter deckshould protected a safety at least1.The be by net outeredgeshould risemorethan 15 cm abov6 edgeof the deck.a .bm wide. helicopter anoopertype ational requirements. squarehelicopter a deck is shown.4.2.e helicopter ble the landing areato.2) deck size as declined by overall length {OL) or rotor diameter (RD) as appropriate 13.deck should have recessed tie-downpoints for secunnga ]3. 2 .-(see note 2) 180" sector (seenote 1) ---{ %oL %RD 1 f E x a m p l eo f m a r k i n g so r s unitidentificalion arming circle perimeterof deck (see 13.3. as 13.41 A wind directionindicatorlocatedin an unobstructed area readilyvisibleto helicopters approaching helicopter the deckshouldbe orovided.These'lights at shouldbjpositioned around perimeter the deck not morethan3 m aoar-t.

The to available allconcerned.1 a description particulars the unit.iil"*r rnJiJlirrg shiftPosition. ballast of type and quantities permanent the location..10 stability -iutlon settingforththe allowable " baseduponcompliance other parameters to oriu{ht d. descriptive of and .6 . factors. fire public address.i..J.1 Theoperating whereapplicable: information.j Operating containing manuals of to.3 air draughts. any otherapplicable for limitations eachmodeof operation operational of a description any inherent in andfor eachchange modeof operation. location type of andweathertight of .contain genbral information tne i. manuals . o"-rnO-proi"Oures shouldbe "oti. usedin the general of a description the signals systems. alarm of the regarding preparation the unitto avoid units.norio o" prouideoinooaioino b'ereadily guidance aboutthe unit.2 14.1 Operating for of operation the.or gir"iiy'i" criteria.r*rii"]"r"..8 on installed the unit.-ficn manuat which shouldbe readilv detailedinformation pli. sionsof semi-permanent p fu .atr. design limiting sea-bed assumed sea wind. . emergency "orruf rn| "nvis"aged should.i.4 and the boundaries.the satisfaction the Administration. iritn the intactand damage ..1.JifliliU" . operation.2 a chain command . c5n?rtions. of and the location downflooding closures andweathelrtight watertight . heightiwav5period.nied to adciitional on available board.comprehensive of the inclusions exclulightshipdatatogether equrpment. environmental and con?itions.i iJOit6^i" providing necessarv and the foithe operat.unit both guidance the safefor j4." and be compiledin such a mannerthat they are easily ine minrats list.suchas icing.REOUIREMENTS 14 CHAPTER .9 heightof the centreof maximum information . gap.nsinut arevital. andgas alarm.5 the location watertight points. and listing with a. normal during responsibilities with general of . current. andair temperatures.information for self-elevatrng retraitionof legson 9I frg1 the sea-bed Oritg tne settingo"r Oarn"6e structural the while in transit-including positioning or dunngextrerie weatherconditions whichmight cargo and drillfloorstructures heavy oi indexandwherever a shouldbe provided'with contents "lii"iit".wave including datafor eachmodeof safetyof personnel the unit.OPERATING manuals 14. general the include following should operations for manual normal .7 .

where applicable: stability and the use of the stability of for .5 a description.18 description the mainpowersystemand limitingconditions operation.11 procedures the arrival.g procedures.10 personnel of and departure fuelling helicopters.15 identification classification hazardous such usedin op. alterations.17 description towingarrangements limiting of of .4 for column-stabilized sysmeansof ballast systemand of the alternative of the operation the ballast such as pumping of togetherwith a description its limitations. bilgesystem.13 acceptable and suitedfor the designof the helideck anylimiting of . andschematics.19 a listof keyplans .erations as computer of and . for . structural . positioning in trim andstability and dynamic anchoring. andof the alternative to such as drahingof spacesnot directlyconnected the tion of its limitations. of conditions operation. on areas the unrt. versecentresof gravityof tanksand bulk material and longjtudinal the tablesor curvesshowingcapacities.7 .8 . at capacities various of guidance the operation the bilgesystem for diagram. deck loadings.1 guidance the maintenance adequate data.and longitudinal transand planshowing capacities the vertical. with a descriptogether meansof bilgesystemoperation.a description.6 . and transfer fuel oil storage procedures changing modesof operation. ballasiing.1 The operatingmanual for normal operationsshould also include. and any limiting transferprocedures. of and .3 14. the . for storm to and guidance severe weatheroperations time required meet severe on limitations.2 guidance the routinerecording lightweight . operations. devebpingother abceptable nentsof the forcesin the anchorcables.3 for and instructions for conditions eachmode of operation of examples loading including verticalcompothe loadingconditions. tem 6peration. for and guidance diagram schematic units.11 a capacity stowagespaces. of for . . anglesof heeland trim. .16 description limitations anyon-board calculations. schematic .14 identification helicopters of conditions operation .12 limiting . operational and conditions anyinherent procedures or and arrangements anchoring mooring of description the anchoring factors.12 tank sounding dataof intervals the free surface and centresof gravityin graduated transverse eachtank. and of . . of conditions crane . . . vertical.

h eiptoiiues shouldbe sesresatedfrom shoutdbe kept *i.9 ice alertProcedures. ' S g e n e r a | p r o c e d u r e s f o r d e b a | | a s t i n g o r c o u n t e r f | o o d i ndamage.. io""lli in an easily""c"siibie placeon the unit and be available 14.1 The information manuals plans.2 and appliances meansof escape.3F|ammable|iquidswhichgiveoffdangerousvapoursand||ammab|egasessh spaceor on oecK' be storedin a well-ventilated . Sttei mainpowerlailureor emergency . manuals in provided the operating .e c | o s u r e o f a | gandth floodingin the eventof *n.r . emergency including n'vOts. ano asiJsiing the pote-ntial etc'.ring the requirements applicable are materials met. .8 quidance the restoration shutdown..2 Explosives il."n-lniy ieadto progre-ssive opentngs . of risk fireorexplosion. manufacturers' of the-form pio"iolo'in . gpodsshouldbe segregated rn"oi.'""iJ-d.17 guidance safetowing operations' 14'l. of description the life-saving of conditions operation.placement safe oPeration the well testing in accorG shouldbe classified of sources gas release around'possible Theareas of 6.. buoyancy' stability. which to store in in anb apparatui cables anycompartment which it r.should storedin a suitable detg14.3 description the emergency .ith alongside. information'..15 guidance the.ffi data other and in need not be repeated the operating provided 1nJnuficiuieti.iri!?iur iJpi".e' vivability.rllil..iiLi.ii. on .4a|istofkeyp|ansandschematicswhichmaybeusefulduringemergencyS|tu atlons.l3descriptionofthedynamicpositioningsystemsand|imitingcordnronsolqer. powersystemandlimiting of . c a uon unlt sur. 'Tsoecia|proceduresintheeventofanuncontro||edescapeofhydrocarbonsor shutdown. the ffiiff...|4. i. vessels for .4Theoperatingmanua|foremergencyoperationsshou|dinc|ude'where applicable: systemsand equipmen| of .16 procedures receiving on .ld 6. The manuals. magazlne be which presenta seriousrisk.1 Dangerous from one another.t"lj'ov'JiJiii"iiii Detailed ofthe inO Jtt-i"*tobuittion miintenance unit' necessary'i. systems and ventilation electrical of mechanical.. strength.__o"risnliJ"iJ rl"o id astd minimize .2 Dangerousgoods to according the goods shouldbe stored safelyand appropriately 14. atlon.2. and of for the stowageand ha"ndting darigerous radioactive equipment' of and for .p e c t e d | i s seolunex affects of correctivemeasures ino tri.mdnuals in information identified' readily manual. 6 g u i d a n c e f o r t h e p e r s o n i n c h a r g e ' i n d e t e r m i n i n g t h e .5 14.2.1 for ihe duration well test operations.s-intended Electricat nators.t.i^sulphide.i.2."ferenced in tne opelattg at all times.14 procedures ensu.prtiui" natureof the goocls.1 description firecxtinguishing . codes international of that for . be where necessary' should.

in 14.6 Discharges the unit. far as practicable.5. maintained certified and in accordance a national international with or standard codeacceptable the Adminisor to (resolution tration. in 14.1.4 Themooring arrangements procedures and should suchasto reduce a minibe to mum anydanger personnel to during mooring operations.536(13)). of equipment personnel or 14.2 Divingsystemsshouldbe designed. or 14. danger personnel the unit. for . design arrangement towingfitThe and of tingsshould haveregard bothnormal to andemergency conditions. if should installed. constructed. including weightsof loadsto be handled.4 Towing Towing arrangements procedures and should suchas to reduce a minimum be to anv danger personnel to during towingoperations.5. whichmay be employed fixeddivingsystems.6.5..5.14. be and so to minimize.5.3 Thearrangement mooring of attachments the unitto facilitate on transfer operations should haveregard the riskof damage to should attending the vessel comein contactwith the unit.6. should arranged thattheyminimize be so danger personnel thedeck to on of attending vessels. '14. in 14. provided. 14.6 Divingsystems 14. 14.4 Substances whichareliable spontaneous to heating combustion or should be not precautions carried unlessadequate havebeentakento preventthe outbreak fire.5 Transfer material. limiting the any conditions operation emergency procedures of and shouldbe discussed a{reed be-and tweenpersonnel the unitand on attending on priorto commencement such vessels of transfers. of 14. arranged that if a linebreaks. Tran-sfer operations. explosion other hazards.2. from systemorventilation J4.2.5 The mooring linesbetween the unitand the attending vesselshould.2 The unitshould equipped be with at leasttwo independent means mooring for positions attending vessels.5 Radioactive substances should stored be and handled a safemanner. 14. The mooring shouldbe suchthat sufficient cranecapacity in termsof lift andoutreach available handle is to loads a safemanner.if provided.3 Pollution prevention Provision should madesuchthat the unit can comply be with the requirements of international conventions force.5. suchas the code of Safety Diving for systems A. far as as practicable. be so danger personnel boththe attending to on vessel andthe unitis minimized. '14.1 Diving protected maintained as systems.suchas thosefrom the sewage frombulktanks.due regard so any to or being paidto fire. Direct communications should maintained the crane be with ooerator throuohout suchoperations.

6 Theperson command the li{eboat the second-in-command command their under see should thatpersons persons . on whosecontinental informthe should operations in and 14.3 Thereshould a sufficient untrained andassisting Persons. unOaction..tin"is..."-tIJe noticesmay be promulgated officesso that temporary i.g.8..C..4and 14'85 among .8. for keeping Manning of survival craft and supervision for persons board musterlng on of number trained be 14..8.4 Thereshould a suf{icient are cra{tto which personnel assigned' the and operating survival of and in persons shouldbe placed command as second-in-command 14..irnur the so of ioo"tnlt -tn tie ipproximiie duration the operation as tQfacilitate promulgation of to."nts for the safetyof navigatioln the coastal shelfthe unit is operating. .2 Each sea Statein whoseterritorial or 6f in" .ojroo" cteiity oetineo.his ot ii"iunO rimitStlons tne liit..8 EmergencY Procedures Person in charge in an are on on 14.7.5 certificated eachlifeboat.1 Therequirements the Convention the International and at Sea in force shouldapply to each unit except when stationary ino Collisions oPerations. oetaitsof future movements units shouldalso be .n6io"nCu. conducting i.iio""i nvOiogriphic ...7 Everv boatradioequiPment. otiice conberneda-bdutits position. in erigaged drilling with comply should operations in and unitwhenstationary engaged drilling 14.This personshouldbe desrgnated title by o{ o*nei or.7.#.F. Lgllt'^q"^"lldlongitude' n. Trrii person and drillsand training..1 The person eachunit to whom all personnel board responsiblethe by ".operator the unlt or the agentof eitherof them' capabiliwith :'4.onsiet"ti"dto in ra. havea should and of in"Jlo ih" ooatano listof all with areacquainted theirduties.r.i.itL."*y of records suchdrills.s.8.9 The person charge the unitshould craft' the unit'ssurvival ia.8. 14.i.8.7 Safetyof navigation for Regulations Preventon of 14.7.i".2 Theperson charge be should well acquainted the characteristics.3 Eachunit when stationary engaged drilling it nvorogtjphi.8 Everylifeboatshouldhavea personassigned out andcarrying minoradjustments' engine of perthe ensure equitable. the of who is capable operating lifeassigned shouldhavea person lifeboat 14. the of who is capable operating 14. in responsibilities shoulbbe fullycognizantof.8.distribution of tn 14.a.g. beforea unit gets underway..14.g.'. einergency for oig. for persons board launching on of number certificated be 14.."quii".

iidescuttles.14 Themuster should to in relation visitorsin caseof emergency.8.1 lllustrations instructions to positions. or hydrogen diswho maybecome for list specify substitutes keypersons 14.control of: . '14. in be dutiesshould included the musterlist: 14. to they would be expected perform. dutieson the helicopter emergency preparation other life-saving appliances.g.9. including emergency sulphide. and musterof visitors. any.7 .and immersion suits.3 .if applicable. in available otherdocuments. useof communication assigned dealwith fires.Muster list '14.valves.2 the methodof donninglifeiaikets.2 All persons instructed the following: in on arrival boardthe unit be properly .11 The musterlist should when thesealarms are modesby everyperson alsothe actionto be takenin alloperating go if duties. pers.13 Themuster should actions. of . deck. equipment.12 Thefollowing vent inletsand outlets.8 .takinginto account personnel assigned to assigned regularly list showthe duties 14.8.15 to as Eachunit shouldhavea currentmusterlist revised necessary reflectany procedural changes. spaces informall on board and workingspaces accommodation tions. may callfor difJerent that differentemergencies abled.10 special shutdown.9 appliances. to of manning fire parties and equipment instalto in dutiesassigned respect the useof fire-fighting special lations.scupdoors.8.8. shouldupon arriving a unit for the first time.1 .8.2 .9 Emergency at displayed muster stashouldbe conspicuously and 14. and skylights. including controlroomsand accommodation the and alarmsystemsignals of specify details the general 14.8. of . including on 14. should in to on of 14. to the indicating location whichthey should andthe general sounded.4 general escape hydrocarbons of in dutiesassigned the eventof an uncontrolled .fire doors.1 closing the watertight portholes othersimilar in openings the unit. the methodof donning visitors. list. operating be takenof information instructions 14.8.6 .16 In deciding the level detail be included the muster account manual e.5 .9.10 placesthroughout unit the in Musterlists shouldbe exhibited conspicuous spaces. craftand other life-saving equipping the survival of preparation launching survival of craft. .

that lifejackets immersion and suitsare correctly checking practicable. larlywhen wearinga lifejacket.3 .11.8 essential precautions.A drill in that shouldbe so arranged all personnel changeif morethan25o/o the perof shouldtake placewithin 24 hoursaftera personnel in unit unit sonnelhavenot participated abandon and fire drillson boardthat particular in may that the previous month. to the general emergency fire alarmsignals and calling personnel their all assigned stations. how the orderto abandon unitwill be given.5 .1 2 for the needto be prepared an emergency.and . for checking that everypersonis suitably dressed.4 .5 .7 of and to the needto be alertfor the sounding alarmsignals to respond them in emergencres.2 Each abandon drillshould . after any loweringof at least one lifeboatas far as reasonably preparation launching.3 .6 . in reporting stations to and preparing the dutiesdescribed the musterlist. the location means escape of of including thoseleading survival to craftstations.4 .The Administration acceptotherarrangements areat least for equivalent those unitsfor which this is impracticable.11. donned.1 of to with the general emergency signal summoning all on board musterstations the that they are awareof how the orderto abandon unit will be and ensuring glven. in the needto participate any drillsheldduringthe time they are on board. theirsurvival craftstation. the . the needto observe strictly requirements the musterlist. 14. unit include: 14. for necessary . and the methodof properly donning particuthe dangers preferred and methodof jumpingintothe seafrom a height.11 Practice mustersand drills week.Drills 14.if provided. the location theirown and sparelifejackets of and.2 .in particular the of those relatang to: theirspecific in conduct anyemergency. fire m 14.10 Training anuals manual complying with the requirements regulation of lll/51 of the 1974 A training shouldbe provided and relevant information madeavailable each to SOLAS Convention on oerson board. immersion suits them.1 Oneabandon drillandonefiredrillshould conducted unit be every participate a drillat leastoncea month.

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the engine; and starting operating lifeboat and liferafts. operation davitsusedfor launching of

in with lifeboats as be 14.11.3 Different should, far as practicable, lowered compliance 1.2.5 successive drills. the reouirements 14.1 of at as 14.11.4 Drillsshould, far as practicable, conducted if therewere an actual as be emergency. practicable, launched be with its 14.11.5 Eachlifeboat should, far as reasonably as in assigned operating crew aboardand manoeuvred the water at least once every 3 months. practicable, including lifeboats whichare rescue boats, 14.11.6 As Jaras is reasonably crew aboard and alsorescueboats,shouldbe launched eachmonthwith theirassigned with at least in this requirement should complied be manoeuvred the water.In all cases onceevery3 months. trainingand instructions 14.12 On-board including survival training the useof the unit'slife-saving in appliances. 14.12.1 On-board but slrould givenas soonas possible not laterthanone week aftera be craftequipment, joinsthe unit. However, the personis on a regularly person if scheduled rotating assignshould givennot laterthanoneweek afterthe time of be mentto the unit,suchtraining firstjoining unit. the at in appliances in survival sea and 14.12.2 Instructions the use of the unit'slife-saving instruction coverdifferent may as should givenat the sameinterval the drills.Individual be parts of the unit's life-saving and system,but all the unit's life-savrng equipment perEach regularly assigned be withinanyperiod 2 months. of appliances should covered include not necessarily limited be to: whichshould but son should giveninstructions be liferafts; .1 operation useof the unit'sinflatable and .2 problems hypothermia, first-aid treatment hypothermia otherapproprifor and of procedures; ate first-aid

an necessary use of the unit's life-saving for appliances .3 special instructions severe weatherand severesea conditions. liJerafts takeplace interat in should 14.12.3 On-board training the useof davit-launched pracWhenever valsof not morethan4 monthson everyunitfittedwith suchappliances. mby be a and loweringof a liferaft.This liJeraft ticablethis shouldincludethe inflation purposes intended training for only,which is not partof the unit'slife-saving special liferaft marked. liferaft should conspicuously be equipment; sucha special 14.13 Records drills, drillsof otherlifeare of The datewhen musters held,details abandonment in as training shouldbe recorded such log-book may be and savingappliances on-board is prescribed the Administration. a full muster,drillor training lf session not heldat the by and stating circumstances the the time,an entryshould madein the log-book be appointed held. session extentof the muster,drillor training

APPENDIX Model form of Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit Safety Certificate (1989) (1989} MOBILE OFFSHORE DRILLING UNITSAFETY CERTIFICATE


lssuedunderthe provisions the of IMO CODEFORTHECONSTRUCTION EOUIPMENT AND O F M O B I L E F F S H O R ER I L L I N U N I T S1 9 8 9 O D G . Underthe authority the Government of of

(full official designationof the country) oy................ (full official designationof the competent personor organization authorized the Administration) by identif ication Distinctive' (name number) or Type (1.3of the Code) Port of registry

Dateon which keelwas laidor unit was at a similarstageof construction on which or was commenced majorconversion THISIS TO CERTIFY: 1 unit in with Thatthe above-mentioned hasbeendulysurveyed accordance the applicand of ableprovisions the Codefor the Construction Equipment MobileOffshore of Drilling Units,1989. fittings,radiostationarrangeequipment, Thatthe surveyshowedthat the structure, thereofare in all respects satismentsand materials the unit and the condition of provisions the Code. of with the relevant factoryand that the unit complies


providefor totalnumber ...persons no moreas Thatthe life-saving appliances a of and follows: 'l That,in accordance with .4 of the Code,the provisions the Codeare modified of in respect the unitin the following of manner: Thatthis unithasbeenissued with an approval the useo{ continuous for techsurvey niques under .6.1 of theCode lieuof periodical intermediate 1 .6 in and surveys.



Machinery n

signatureand seal of approving authority

date of continuous survey programme approvat

lssued at

(placeof issueof Certificate)

The undersigned declares that he is dulyauthorized the saidGovernment issuethis by to Certificate.

(signature official issuingthe Certificate of and/orsealof issuingauthority)


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