NOTIFICATION OF AMENDMENTS TO PARAGRAPH 3.2.5 OF THE IGC CODE
1 The Maritime Safety Committee, at its ninety-seventh session (21 to 25 November 2016), adopted, by resolution MSC.411(97), the following amendment to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code), as amended by resolution MSC.370(93), to correct paragraph 3.2.5 by removing the requirement for fire-rated wheelhouse windows as follows:
In paragraph 3.2.5, the words "Wheelhouse windows shall be constructed to not less than "A-0" class (for external fire load)." are deleted.
2 In view of the above amendment which is expected to enter into force on 1 January 2020, Member States are invited to take action, as appropriate, pending its formal entry into force.
3 Member States are invited to bring the above information to the attention of all parties concerned.
4 This circular will remain effective until 1 January 2020.