Maritime Rules Part 24B

Carriage of Cargoes - Stowage & Securing

Current version of Part 24B

This rule applies to:

  • New Zealand ships carrying cargo and foreign ships carrying cargo in New Zealand.
  • Portable tanks, heavy cargo units, wheel based rolling cargoes, under deck stowage of logs, containers, vehicles on roll on/roll off ships, livestock road vehicles and cargoes on offshore supply vessels.

Download Maritime Rules Part 24B[PDF: 322kB, 18 pages]

Part 24B incorporates the requirements of Chapter VI of SOLAS and the IMO’s Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing.

Part 24B also includes requirements for cargo securing manuals, packing and securing arrangements inside cargo units, and training.

Advisory circulars

Advisory circulars describe a rule, its purpose and how to comply
Part 24B advisory circular

[PDF: 230kB, 6 pages]

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Material incorporated by reference

Standards and codes referenced in this rule can be found here

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History of Part 24B

2016

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various SOLAS-related Amendments 2016 in July 2016.

Maritime Rules Various SOLAS-related Amendments 2016 [PDF: 338kB, 29 pages]

2015

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various IMO-related Amendments 2015, in 2015.

Maritime Rules Various IMO-related Amendments 2015 [PDF: 393kB, 15 pages]

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2015, in 2015.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2015 [PDF: 366kB, 18 pages]

2014

Amendment

This Part was amended by Parts 19 and 44: Consequential Amendments in July 2014.

Parts 19 and 44: Consequential Amendments 2014 [PDF: 395kB, 22 pages]

Amendment

This part was amended by Parts 20, 31, 32, 34 and 35: Consequential Amendments in April 2014.

Parts 20, 31, 32, 34 and 35: Consequential Amendments 2014 [PDF: 378kB, 14 pages]

2012

Guidance Notice

A guidance notice was published for Part 24B.

Maritime New Zealand Guidelines 2012 [PDF: 219kB, 6 pages]

Advisory Circular

An advisory circular was published describing Part 24B.

Part 24B: Advisory Circular 2012 [PDF: 45kB, 3 pages]

Amendment

This Part was amended by Part 24B: Carriage of Cargoes - Stowage and Securing Amendment 2012, in 2012.

Part 24B: Carriage of Cargoes - Stowage and Securing: Amendment 2012 [PDF: 68kB, 17 pages]

2009

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules Part 21-80 in 2009.

Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules 2009 [PDF: 102kB, 11 pages]

2008

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules Part 20-91 in 2008.

Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules 2008 [PDF: 466kB, 69 pages]

2007

Guidance Notice

A guidance notice was published for Part 24B.

Maritime New Zealand Guidelines 2007 [PDF: 298kB, 5 pages]

Advisory Circular

An advisory circular was published describing Part 24B.

Part 24B: Advisory Circular 2007 [PDF: 122kB, 3 pages]

New part comes into force

Rules 24B.10(2) and (3) came into force on 30 June 2007.

2005

New part comes into force

Part 24B, with the exception of rules 24B.10(2) and (3), came into force on 30 June 2005.

New part signed

Part 24B was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 31 May 2005.

Part 24B: Original Rule [PDF: 1.39MB, 21 pages]