Article 136

PRECAUTIONS ON BOARD

During the whole of their stay in Suez Canal, vessels carrying dangerous chemical and liquefied gases, Petroleum Grade A or Grade B or Non Gas Free Carriers shall comply with the regulations.

The handling on board of any vessel with liquid having a flash point of or below 66 C (150 F) is strictly prohibited. The handling of receptacles of Grade A petroleum is however, allowed within the conditions specified in Art. 134.

Further, no craft with a naked fire shall come or remain alongside a vessel carrying benzene, or liquefied inflammable gases.