|369X||Title:||MERCHANT SHIPPING (SAFETY) (FIRE APPLIANCES) (SHIPS BUILT ON OR AFTER 25 MAY 1980 BUT BEFORE 1 SEPTEMBER 1984) REGULATIONS||Gazette Number:|
|Regulation:||6||Heading:||Fixed pressure water spraying system, etc.||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) In every ship of Class I there shall be provided in each special category space a fixed pressure water spraying system complying with the requirements of Schedule 8. The Director may permit the use of any other fixed fire extinguishing system that has been shown by full-scale test in conditions simulating a flowing petrol fire in a special category space to be not less effective in controlling fires likely to occur in such a space.
(2) In every ship of Class I there shall be provided in each cargo space intended for the carriage of motor vehicles with fuel in their tanks for their own propulsion a fixed fire extinguishing system complying with the requirements of Schedule 9 so as to protect every such cargo space.
(3) In every ship of Class I there shall be provided in each open ro/ro cargo space having a deck over and each space deemed to be a closed ro/ro cargo space not capable of being sealed, a fixed pressure water spraying system complying with Schedule 8. Due consideration shall be given to bilge pumping arrangements and drainage facilities.