Maritime Rules Part 40B
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What Part 40B applies to
This rule applies to:
- foreign-going passenger ships
- foreign-going non-passenger ships (other than fishing ships) of 500 tons gross tonnage or more (300 tons gross tonnage or more for radio requirements)
- ships (other than fishing ships) of 45 metres or more in length that proceed beyond restricted limits
- high speed craft.
Overview of Part 42
Part 40B covers the requirement of SOLAS ships to comply with the design, construction and equipment applicable at the time the ship was built as specified in SOLAS 74.
Part 40B requires compliance with relevant IMO Codes for certain types of ship such as bulk chemical carriers and liquefied gas carriers. Requirements in respect of passenger accommodation and other relevant issues not covered by SOLAS 74 are also covered in Part 40B.
Materials incorporated by reference in Maritime Rules Part 40B
Design, Construction and Equipment – SOLAS Ships
This rule was signed by the Minister of Transport on 6 December 2000 and came into force on 1 February 2001.
- International Code Of Safety For Ships Using Gases Or Other Low-Flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code) adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee of the IMO by Resolution MSC.391(95)
Getting copies of material incorporated by reference
Some materials can be accessed and viewed free online, other material is subject to copyright and can either be purchased from the original source or viewed as an electronic copy at Maritime New Zealand.
Advisory circulars describe a rule, its purpose and how to comply
Part 40B advisory circular
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