MSC.1-Circ.1213 - Interpretation And Application Of The Igc CodeFor Ships Carrying Liquefied Carbon Dioxide In Bulk (Secretariat)

MSC.1/Circ.1213 15 December 2006

INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF THE IGC CODE FOR SHIPS CARRYING LIQUEFIED CARBON DIOXIDE IN BULK
1 The Maritime Safety Committee, at its eighty-second session (29 November to 8 December 2006), adopted amendments to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code) by resolution MSC.220(82), including the addition of “carbon dioxide” in the table in chapter 19.
2 The Committee, having considered the table on the interpretation and application of the requirements of the IGC Code for ships carrying liquefied carbon dioxide in bulk as cargo in a dedicated trade, prepared by the Sub-Committee on Bulk Liquids and Gases, at its eighth session, agreed to the table set out in the attached annex.
3 Member Governments are invited to bring the attached table to the attention of shipowners, ship operators and all other parties concerned.
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MSC.1/Circ.1213
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ANNEX
TABLE ON INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF THE IGC CODE FOR SHIPS CARRYING LIQUEFIED CARBON DIOXIDE IN BULK
Paragraph Interpretation/Application 3.1.2 A single A-0 bulkhead is sufficient. 5.2.1.4 Electrical bonding of piping and tanks is not required. 5.6.4 Fusible elements in the emergency shutdown system are not required. 10 Certified safe electrical equipment is not required. 11 This entire chapter is not applicable. 12.1.9 Safe placing and safe construction of electric fan motors is not required. 12.1.11 Protection screens in vent ducts are not required. 13.6 Only paragraphs 13.6.13 and 13.6.14 are applicable.
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