Maritime Rules Part 24C

Carriage of Cargoes - Specific Cargoes

Current version of Part 24C

This rule applies to:

  • ships loading and carrying grain, solid bulk cargoes, timber deck cargoes and livestock.

Download Maritime Rules Part 24C[PDF: 519kB, 35 pages]

Part 24C outlines the specific requirements for ships carrying grain, solid bulk cargoes, timber deck cargoes and livestock.

For ships loading and carrying grain this Part implements the grain carriage requirements of SOLAS 74.

For ships loading and carrying solid bulk cargoes this Part implements the relevant provisions of SOLAS 74 and requires that the cargo is loaded and carried in accordance with the IMO’s Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes.

For ships loading and carrying timber deck cargoes, this Part implements the provisions of IMO’s Code of Safe Practice for Ships Carrying Timber Deck Cargoes.

For ships carrying livestock, this part only prescribes requirements relating to the safety of the ship and personnel on board. Requirements in respect of the welfare of livestock are the responsibility of the Ministry of Primary Industries.

Material incorporated by reference

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History of Part 24C

2016

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2016 in November 2016.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2016 [PDF: 286kB, 15 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 2014 in 2015.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2014 [PDF: 366kB, 18 pages]

2014

Amendment

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

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

2011

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2011, in 2011.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2011 [PDF: 948kB, 15 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]

2005

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Part 24B in 2005.

Part 24B: Carriage of Cargoes - Stowage & Securing 2005 [PDF: 1.38MB, 21 pages]

2004

Amendment

This Part was first amended by Maritime Rules Part 20-90 in 2004

Maritime Rules Part 20-90 2004 [PDF: 224kB, 44 pages]

1998

New part comes into force

Part 24C came into force on 1st February 1998.

1997

New part signed

Part 24C was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 10 December 1997.

Part 24C: Original Rule [PDF: 5.17MB, 57 pages]