Marine Protection Rules Part 121B
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.
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 some rules can be found here