CHAPTER 3 – FIRE SAFETY MEASURES
[In force from 01-Jan-2001]
3.1 Fire safety measures of a Class INF 1 ship shall be to the satisfaction of the Administration.
3.2 Class INF 2 and 3 ships, regardless of their size, shall be fitted with the following systems and equipment:
1. a water fire-extinguishing system complying with the requirements of regulation II-2/4 of the Convention;
2. fixed fire-extinguishing arrangements in machinery spaces of category A, as defined in regulation II-2/3.19 of the Convention, complying with the requirements of regulation II-2/7 of the Convention;
3. fixed cargo space cooling arrangements, complying with the requirements of regulation II-2/18.104.22.168 of the Convention; and
4. a fixed fire-detection and fire alarm system, protecting the machinery spaces, accommodation and service spaces, complying with the requirements of regulation II-2/13 of the Convention.
3.3 In a Class INF 3 ship, accommodation spaces, service spaces, control stations and machinery spaces of category A shall be fitted either forward or aft of the cargo spaces, due regard being paid to the overall safety of the ship.
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