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The Merchant Shipping (Passenger Ship Construction: Ships of Classes III to VI(A)) Regulations 1998

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

    4. 4.Exemptions for certain Classes of ships and individual ships

    5. 5.Approved standards

  3. PART II STRENGTH, CONSTRUCTION AND WATERTIGHT SUBDIVISION

    1. 6.Structural strength

    2. 7.Construction of watertight bulkheads

    3. 8.Watertight subdivision

    4. 9.Peak and machinery space bulkheads, shaft tunnels

    5. 10.Weatherdeck

    6. 11.Partial subdivision above the bulkhead deck

    7. 12.Openings in watertight bulkheads

    8. 13.Openings in the shell plating below the bulkhead deck

    9. 14.Side and other openings above the bulkhead deck

  4. PART III CLOSING OF OPENINGS IN HULLS AND WATERTIGHT BULKHEADSBELOW THE BULKHEAD DECK

    1. 15.Interpretations

    2. 16.Closure of hull openings and openings in watertight bulkheads

    3. 17.Marking of valves, doors and mechanisms

    4. 18.Drills and inspections

    5. 19.Notices

    6. 20.Entries to be recorded

  5. PART IV CLOSING OF OPENINGS IN ENCLOSED SUPERSTRUCTURES AND IN BULKHEADS ABOVE THE BULKHEAD DECK

    1. 21.Application and interpretation

    2. 22.Closure of main loading doors

    3. 23.Supervision and reporting of closure

    4. 24.Closure of weathertight doors in bulkheads

    5. 25.Opening of doors in an emergency

    6. 26.Entries in a record book

    7. 27.Listing of loading and unloading berths

    8. 28.Written instructions regarding the opening of weathertight doors

    9. 29.Compliance with written instructions

  6. PART V STABILITY, SURVIVABILITY AND SHIPSIDE MARKINGS

    1. 30.Intact stability standard

    2. 31.Inclining and stability information

    3. 32.Standard of survivability

    4. 33.Stability in the damaged condition

    5. 34.Loading and stability assessment of ro-ro passenger ships of Classes III, IV and V

    6. 35.Draught marks

    7. 36.Subdivision load lines

    8. 37.Freeboard marking

    9. 38.Exhibition of damage control plans

    10. 39.Sounding pipes

  7. PART VI BILGE PUMPING ARRANGEMENTS

    1. 40.General

    2. 41.Number and type of bilge pumps

    3. 42.Requirements for bilge pumps and bilge suctions

  8. PART VII ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT AND INSTALLATIONS

    1. 43.General

    2. 44.Main source of electrical power and main switchboards: ships of Class III

    3. 45.Lighting systems Requirements for ships constructed on or after 1st September 1984

    4. 46.Emergency source of electrical power and emergency switchboards: ships of Class III

    5. 47.General precautions against shock, fire and other hazards

    6. 48.Electrical equipment in hazardous areas and spaces

  9. PART VIII BOILERS AND MACHINERY

    1. 49.General

    2. 50.Machinery

    3. 51.Means of manoeuvring and going astern

    4. 52.Boilers and other pressure vessels

    5. 53.Boiler feed systems

    6. 54.Steam pipe systems

    7. 55.Air pressure systems

    8. 56.Cooling systems

    9. 57.Oil fuel installations

    10. 58.Oil systems for lubricating, heating, cooling and control

    11. 59.Machinery controls Requirements for ships constructed on or after 1st September 1984

    12. 60.Steering gear

    13. 61.Ventilation systems in machinery spaces Requirements for ships constructed on or after 1st September 1984

    14. 62.Protection against noise Requirements for ships constructed on or after 1st September 1984

  10. PART IX MISCELLANEOUS REQUIREMENTS

    1. 63.Guardrails and stanchions

    2. 64.Anchor handling equipment, anchors and chain cables

    3. 65.Hawsers and warps

    4. 66.Gas welding, flame cutting and domestic fuel installations

    5. 67.The use of asbestos

  11. PART X MISCELLANEOUS REQUIREMENTS FOR SHIPS WITH SPECIAL CATEGORY OR RO-RO CARGO SPACES

    1. 68.Application

    2. 69.Access opening indicator lights

    3. 70.Supplementary emergency lighting

    4. 71.Television surveillance

  12. PART XI EQUIVALENTS, PENALTIES, DETENTION ANDINVALID STABILITY INFORMATION

    1. 72.Alternative construction, equipment and machinery

    2. 73.Penalties

    3. 74.Power to detain

    4. 75.Invalid stability information

  13. Signature

  14. Explanatory Note

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