Maritime Rules Part 42B

Safety Equipment - Fire Appliance Performance Standards

Current version of Part 42B

This rule applies to:

  • any New Zealand ship to which Parts 40A, 40C or 40D apply on which fire appliances are installed or intended to be installed and the Part requires that type of fire appliance to meet the requirements of Part 42B.

Download Maritime Rules Part 42B[PDF: 281kB, 42 pages]

Part 42B covers the performance standards for fire appliances, including:

  • fixed fire detection and alarm systems
  • various types of fixed fire extinguishing systems
  • fire pumps
  • portable and non-portable fire extinguishers
  • breathing apparatus
  • fire crew outfits.

Material incorporated by reference

Standards and codes referenced in this rule can be found here

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History of Part 42B

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 Amendments 2014, in 2015.

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

2014

Amendment

This part was amended by a notice in the New Zealand Gazette on 13 November 2014, noting a change to material incorporated by reference.

2011

Amendment

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

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

2010

Amendment

This part was amended by 40E: Design, Construction and Equipment Sailing Ships, in 2010.

40E: Design, Construction and Equipment Sailing Ships 2010 [PDF: 433kB, 79 pages]

Amendment

This part was amended by 42B: Safety Equipment - Fire Applicance Performance Standards in 2010.

42B: Safety Equipment - Fire Applicance Performance Standards 2010 [PDF: 34kB, 5 pages]

2008

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime (Portable Fire Extinguisher) Amendment Rules 2008.

Maritime (Portable Fire Extinguisher) Amendment Rules 2008 [PDF: 217kB, 14 pages]

Amendment

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

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

2001

New part comes into force

Part 42B entered into force on 1 February 2001.

Part 42B replaced relevant performance standards made under the Shipping (Fire Appliances) Regulations 1989, published as a supplement to the New Zealand Gazette of 26 October 1989 (issue number 190) and dated 31st October 1989.

2000

New part signed

Part 42B was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 18 December 2000.

Part 42B: Original rule [PDF: 7.35MB, 79 pages]