Maritime Rules Part 121B

Ship Design & Construction – ships other than oil tankers

Current version of Part 121B

This rule applies:

  • one group of rules under Part 121B applies to ships of 4000 tonnes gross tonnage or more
  • one group of rules under Part 121B applies to ships of 150 tonnes gross tonnage or more that have cargo spaces carrying oil with an aggregate capacity of 200 cubic metres or more
  • one group of rules under Part 121B applies to ships of 400 gross tonnage or more
  • New Zealand ships, warships and other ships of the New Zealand Defence Force.

Download Maritime Rules Part 121B[PDF: 280kB, 19 pages]

Part 121B sets out design and construction requirements for ships carrying fuel oil other than oil tankers. These rules are aimed at preventing pollution of the sea by oil.

Part 121B gives effect to requirements found in Regulations 16, 26 and 29 of Annex I of MARPOL 73/78.

Material incorporated by reference

Standards and codes referenced in this rule can be found here

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History of Part 121B

2015

Amendment

This Part was amended by Marine Protection Rules Various Amendments 2014, in 2015.

Marine Protection Rules Various Amendments 2014 [PDF: 411kB, 13 pages]

2009

Amendment

This Part was amended by Marine Protection Amendment Rules 2009, in 2009.

Marine Protection Amendment Rules 2009 [PDF: 327kB, 50 pages]

1998

New part comes into force

Part 121B entered into force on 20 August 1998.

New part signed

Part 121B was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 20 May 1998.

Part 121B: Original rule [PDF: 1.08MB, 14 pages]