Article 110

FIRE.GIF (13250 bytes) CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS CARGO

DEFINITIONS

(1) Dangerous Cargo means the following:

(a) Any substances whether packaged or in bulk, intended for carriage or storage and have properties coming the classes listed in the International Maritime Dangerous Good
Code as amended from time to time.

(b) Any substances shipped in bulk not coming within the International Maritime Dangerous Good Code classes but is subject to the requirements of the Codes for the dangerous chemical in bulk, liquefied gases in bulk and solid bulk as amended from time to time.

(2) "Packaged Dangerous Goods" Means any dangerous cargo contained in a receptacle, portable tank, freight container or vehicle. The term includes an empty receptacle, portable tank which has previously been used for the carriage of a dangerous substances, unless such receptacle or tank has been cleaned and permits transport with safety.

(3) "Hazardous Wastes" Means wastes having hazard characteristics according to Basal Convention on the control of transboundary movement of hazardous wastes and their disposal.

(4) "Dangerous Cargo in Bulk" Means any dangerous substances, carried without any intermediate form of containment, in a tank or cargo space which is a structural part of a vessel or in a tank permanently fixed in or on a vessel.

(5) "Petroleum": reference to Petroleum in these Regulations shall be deemed to include all products such as: Rock oil, Rangoon oil, Burmah oil, Oil made from petroleum, rosin, boghead, coal, schist, shale peat and other bituminous substances and any products of petroleum, and any of the above mentioned oils, (such as benzene, kerosene, gasoline, fuel oil, toluene, turpentine, paraffin wax etc.).

For the purpose of these Regulations, petroleum classified:

(a) GRADE A- Those of the above mentioned products or any other not mentioned and having a flash point below 23 C (73 F).
(b) GRADE B- Those of the above mentioned products or any other not mentioned having a flash point between 23 C (73 F) and 66 C (150 F).
(c) GRADE C-Those of the above mentioned products or any other not mentioned having a flash point above 66 C (150 F).

(6) "Tanker" Means any vessel that transports bulk inflammable liquids. She shall comply with standards of "International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 74/78" and must be classified in one of the Recognized Classification Societies belonging to the International Associations of Classification Societies to carry inflammable liquids (petroleum) and still under its supervision.

(7) "F.P." Means Flash Point for petroleum and must be ascertained by Open Cup test or any other closed test of an equal degree of accuracy.

(8) "I.G." Means Inert Gas used in cargo tanks and must be checked to ensure that the oxygen concentration is below the required level and the mixture of gases are below the flammable limit, i.e. can be considered as free from explosive gases.

(9) "Non Gas Free" Means Non Gas Free, i.e. not sufficiently free at the time of test from toxic and explosive gas.

(10) "Code for liquefied gases in bulk" Means the code for the construction and equipment of ships carrying liquefied gases in bulk, as amended, published by International Maritime Organization

(11) "Liquefied inflammable gas carrier" Means any vessel that transports bulk liquefied inflammable gas. She shall comply with the standards of "International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 74/78" and must be constructed according to IMO ode for the construction and equipment of ships carrying liquefied inflammable gas in bulk, as amended from time to time or to standards at least as effective, and must be classified in one of the classification societies belonging to International Associations of Classification Societies and still under its supervision.

(12) "Code for dangerous chemical in bulk" Means the code for the construction and equipment of ships carrying dangerous chemical in bulk, as amended, published by International Maritime Organization

(13) "Dangerous chemicals in bulk Carrier" Means any vessel that transports bulk dangerous chemical. She shall comply with the standards of "International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 74/78" and must be constructed according to IMO code for the construction and equipment of ships carrying dangerous chemicals in bulk, as amended from time to time or to standards at least as effective, and must be classified in one of the classification societies belonging to International Associations of Classification Societies, and still under its supervision.

(14) "Code for solid bulk" Means the code of safe practice for solid bulk cargoes.

(15) "Prohibited Goods" Means:

(a) Any goods which are specified by "International Maritime Dangerous Good" code as carriage prohibited.
(b) Bulk dangerous cargoes not listed in the code of dangerous bulk code.
(c) Dangerous cargoes that are not listed on ship certificate of fitness.
(d) Dangerous cargoes that are not listed in dangerous cargo manifest.
(e) Any goods which are not fulfil with cargo requirements in these Rules.

(16) "International Convention for Prevention of Pollution from ships 73/78" Means the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, as amended from time to time.

(17) "I.O.P.P Certificate" Means the International Maritime Organization International Oil Pollution Prevention certificate, certifying that the ship has been surveyed in accordance to "International Convention for Prevention of Pollution from ships 73/78".

(18) "Certificate of Fitness" Means a certificate issued by a national government, or society on behalf of government, certifying that the construction and equipment of the ship are in accordance with the code for dangerous chemicals in bulk or the code for liquefied gases in bulk or to similar recognized national provisions in bulk or to standards at least as effective.