IGF Code MSC.475(102)
January 1, 2024
New ships constructed on or after 1 January 2024 that use low-flashpoint fuels
Amendment to the IGF Code with a new paragraph 11.8 concerning the regulation for fuel preparation room fire-extinguishing systems
A new requirement is added for fixed fire extinguishing systems in fuel preparation rooms containing pumps, compressors or other potential ignition sources for compliance with the provisions of SOLAS regulation II-2/10.4.1.1, taking into account the necessary concentrations/application rate required for extinguishing gas fires.