MSC.1-Circ.1241 - Unified Interpretation Of The International Bulk Chemicals (Ibc) Code (Secretariat)
MSC.1/Circ.1241 30 October 2007
UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BULK CHEMICALS (IBC) CODE
1 The Maritime Safety Committee, at its eighty-third session (3 to 12 October 2007), with a view to providing more specific guidance for application of the relevant requirements of the International Bulk Chemicals (IBC) Code, approved a unified interpretation of chapter 3 of the IBC Code prepared by the Sub-Committee on Fire Protection, at its fifty-first session (5 to 9 February 2007), as set out in the annex.
2 Member Governments are invited to use the annexed unified interpretation as guidance when applying relevant provisions of chapter 3 of the IBC Code for ships constructed on or after 5 October 2007 and to bring the unified interpretation to the attention of all parties concerned.
UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BULK CHEMICALS CODE
Paragraph 3.2.1 Location of paint lockers within cargo block
1 Paint lockers, regardless of their use, should not be located above the cargo area.