MERCHANT SHIPPING (SAFETY) (FIRE PROTECTION) (SHIPS BUILT BEFORE 25 MAY 1980) REGULATIONS
(1) Every ship of Class VII of 500 tons or over shall carry firemen's outfits complying with the requirements of regulation 69 in accordance with the following scale-
Tonnage of the ship
Number of outfits
500 but under 4000
4000 and over
(2) At least 1 fireman's outfit carried in any such ship shall include a breathing apparatus of the air-hose type.
(3) If in any such ship of 500 tons or over which carries firemen's outfits containing only breathing apparatus of the air-hose type, an air hose exceeding 36 metres in length would be necessary to reach from a point on the open deck well clear of any hatch or doorway to any part of the accommodation, service, cargo or machinery spaces, at least 1 fireman's outfit provided pursuant to subregulation (1) shall include breathing apparatus of the self-contained type.