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January 1, 2024

Ships which are subject to the IGC and IGF Codes

Amendments to IGC code (Paragraph & IGF Code (Paragraph on the use of materials such as aluminium alloys – Welding of metallic materials and non-destructive testing for the fuel containment system

Paragraph of the IGC Code and paragraph of the IGF Code are amended to read:

“.1 —> tensile tests: cross-weld tensile strength shall not be less than the specified minimum tensile strength for the appropriate parent materials. For materials such as aluminium alloys, reference shall be made to with regard to the requirements for weld metal strength of under-matched welds (where the weld metal has a lower tensile strength than the parent metal). In every case, the position of fracture shall be recorded for information;”.


January 1, 2024
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