COMMANDANT'S INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL SERIES. VOLUME VIII. REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES FOR INERT GAS SYSTEMS

This report is concerned with a new international regulation on inert gas systems for tank vessels, adopted in November 1979 by the Assembly of the Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO). This regulation is the result of several years of study internationally by the IMCO Subcommittee on Fire Protection, in which some 20 countries participated. In addition, Guidelines which are recommended to governments when fitting inert gas systems in tank vessels in accordance with Regulation 62 of Chapter II-2 of SOLAR 1974 are attached. A third attachment represents the findings of the National Materials Advisory Board concerning material aspects of inert gas systems. (Author)

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    United States Coast Guard

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  • Publication Date: 1980-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 113 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00325832
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USCG-CITS-80-1-1 Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 12 1981 12:00AM