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January 1, 2024

New cargo ships ≥500gt & passenger ships SOLAS Chapter II-2 applies

Amendments to Chapter 9 of the FSS Code

Amendments to the FSS Code chapter 9 to add a new paragraph 2.1.8 have been agreed:

“2.1.8 In cargo ships and in passenger ship cabin balconies, where an individually identifiable system is fitted, notwithstanding the provisions in paragraph, isolator modules need not be provided at each fire detector if the system is arranged in such a way that the number and location of individually identifiable fire detectors rendered ineffective due to a fault would not be larger than an equivalent section in a section identifiable system, arranged in accordance with paragraph 2.4.1.”.


January 1, 2024
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