SOLAS II MSC.474(102)
January 1, 2024
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.