On board the Marshall Islands flagged ships – ClassNK TEC – 0874
The Marshall Islands Government has informed ClassNK of Marine Notice No.2-011-14 Rev4/11, “Maintenance and Inspection of Fire Protection system and Appliances”. The essential points of the Notice are shown below.
Main points of changes are as follows
1. Fixed CO2 Fire-Extinguishing Systems
– Hydrostatic testing of high pressure cylinders
[Old] All cylinders at 20 years interval
[New] 10% cylinders at 10 years interval.
– Flexible hoses
To be replaced at the intervals recommended by the manufacturer or every 10 years
2. Hydrostatic testing of EEBD
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