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January 1, 2024

All ships

Amendments to SOLAS chapter II-1 concerning doors, hatches and valves which pierce watertight boundaries

Amendments to the following regulations are agreed:

  • 7-2.5 to remove the inconsistency with regulation 17 regarding the treatment of doors in watertight bulkheads.
  • 12.6.1 to simplify the requirements for any valve which is installed at the collision bulkhead. The type of valve is not specified but instead, a number of functional requirements is provided.
  • 13 to restructure and clarify the requirements particularly with regard to the safety centre and location of the central operating console of passenger ships.
  • Various regulations regarding doors and hatches above the bulkhead deck that might be allowed to be open during navigation have been changed to standardize requirements.


January 1, 2024
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