BCH Code

Mediterranean sea between Corsica and Sardinia.

Q. Describe contents of BCH Code.

A. The Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk is applicable for chemical tankers constructed before 01-July-1986Content as described below:

 

 

Course Content

Chapters Status
1

CHAPTER - I. General

2

CHAPTER - II. Cargo Containment / A. Physical Protection (Siting Of Cargo Tanks; Floatability And Damage Stability)

3

CHAPTER - II. Cargo Containment / B. Tank Types

4

CHAPTER - II. Cargo Containment / C. Ship Arrangements

5

CHAPTER - II. Cargo Containment / D. Cargo Transfer

6

CHAPTER - II. Cargo Containment / E. Tank Vent Systems

7

CHAPTER - II. Cargo Containment / F. Cargo Temperature Control

8

CHAPTER - II. Cargo Containment / G. Materials Of Construction

9

CHAPTER - II. Cargo Containment / H. Environmental Control Of Vapour Space In Cargo Tanks And Void Spaces Surrounding Such Tanks

10

CHAPTER - III. Safety Equipment And Related Considerations / A. Ventilation In Cargo-Handling Spaces

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CHAPTER - III. Safety Equipment And Related Considerations / B. Electrical Requirements In Respect Of Flammable Cargoes

12

CHAPTER - III. Safety Equipment And Related Considerations / C. Gauging

13

CHAPTER - III. Safety Equipment And Related Considerations / D. Vapour Detection

14

CHAPTER - III. Safety Equipment And Related Considerations / E. Fire Protection

15

CHAPTER - III. Safety Equipment And Related Considerations / F. Personnel Protection

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CHAPTER - III. Safety Equipment And Related Considerations / G. Tank Filling

17

CHAPTER - IV. Special Requirements

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CHAPTER - V. Operational Requirements

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CHAPTER - VA. Additional Measures For The Protection Of The Marine Environment

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CHAPTER - VI. Summary Of Minimum Requirements

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CHAPTER - VII. List Of Chemicals To Which The Code Does Not Apply

22

CHAPTER - VIII. Transport Of Liquid Chemical Wastes

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