“All ships shall carry at least two fireman’s outfits complying with the requirements.”
What is the minimum number of fireman’s outfit that must be provided on a tanker?
Required according to SOLAS regulations Chapter II Reguation 17. “All ships shall carry at least two fireman’s outfits complying with the requirements.” In addition, two fireman’s outfits shall be provided for tankers. One set contains Protective Clothing, Boots, Gloves, Helmets, Electric Safety Lamp and Axe.
How many fireman’s outfits do tankers carry?
According to Chapter II-2, regulation 10.10.2.3 an additional two fire-fighter’s outfits shall be provided on tankers.
How many farmers outfit are required to be carried on tankers?
In tankers, two fireman’s outfits.
What are the additional requirements on tankers for fire fighting?
1) The capacity of air bottle should be at least 1200 liters. 2) It should be capable of working 30 minutes & provided with one face mask. 3) Fire proof line with the snap hook of at least 3 meters should be there and must have enough length to reach any part of the space to be entered.
What is Firemans outfit?
(a) Each fireman’s outfit must consist of one self-contained breathing apparatus, one lifeline with a belt or a suitable harness, one flashlight, one flame safety lamp, one rigid helmet, boots and gloves, protective clothing, and one fire ax.
How many outfits does a firefighter have?
All ships shall carry at least two fireman’s outfits complying with the requirements.
What are the additional requirements on tankers for safety?
Fire Protected Totally Enclosed Life Boat on each side = 100% (onboard person capacity) Chemical tankers and gas carrier carrying cargoes emitting toxic vapours or gasses shall carry fire protected totally enclosed lifeboat equipped with a self contained air support system.
What is the length of fireman outfits lifeline?
No individual length of lifeline may be less than 50 feet in length. The assembled lifeline must have a minimum breaking strength of 1,500 pounds. (d) A complete recharge must be carried out for each self-contained breathing apparatus and a complete set of spare batteries and bulb must be carried for each flashlight.
What are the additional requirement on tankers for fire fighting more than 20000?
Oil tankers above 20,000 dwt were already required to install such systems. For tankers fitted with exhaust gas inerting systems, the application of inert gas must be carried out during loading, on passage, unloading, tank cleaning and purging prior to gas freeing.
What is the length of a fireproof line of SCBA?
For each breathing apparatus a fireproof lifeline of at least 30 m in length shall be provided.
How many emergency sources are required for fire detection?
First initiated fire alarm shall not prevent any other detector to initiate further alarms. Minimum 2 sources of power supply to the system. Activation of any detector or a manually operated call point shall initiate a visual and audible alarm at the control panels.
Which SOLAS chapter talks about the regulations on fire fighting and fire prevention requirement?
4 – Fire fighter´s Communication.