Annex Unified Interpretation Relating to the IGC Code
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Annex Unified Interpretation Relating to the IGC Code

  2.7 Survival requirements

Other openings capable of being closed weathertight do not include ventilators (complying with regulation 19(4) of the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966) that for operational reasons have to remain open to supply air to the engine room or emergency generator room (if the same is considered buoyant in the stability calculation or protecting openings leading below) for the effective operation of the ship.

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