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MSC.1-Circ.1362 - Unified Interpretation Of Solas Chapter Ii-1 (Secretariat)

MSC.1/Circ.1362 26 May 2010

UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-1
1 The Maritime Safety Committee, at its eighty-seventh session (12 to 21 May 2010), with a view to providing more specific guidance for application of the relevant requirements of the 1974 SOLAS Convention, approved unified interpretation of SOLAS chapter II-1, prepared by the Sub-Committee on Stability and Load Lines and on Fishing Vessels Safety at its fifty-second session, as set out in the annex.
2 Member Governments are invited to use the annexed unified interpretation as guidance when applying relevant provisions of SOLAS chapter II-1 to ships constructed on or after 21 May 2010 and to bring the unified interpretation to the attention of all parties concerned.
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ANNEX
UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-1
Regulation 2.14 – Definitions
In determining the permeability of a space, the volume of a space should be taken as the moulded volume, i.e. the immersed volume of a space should be the underwater moulded volume of that space multiplied by the permeability.
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