Lloyd's Register Rulefinder 2020 - Version 9.33 - Fix
Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - International Codes - INF Code - International Code for the Safe Carriage of Packaged Irradiated Nuclear Fuel, Plutonium and High-Level Radioactive Wastes on Board Ships Resolution MSC.88(71) - Chapter 6 - Cargo securing arrangements

Chapter 6 - Cargo securing arrangements

  6.1 Adequate permanent securing devices shall be provided to prevent movement of the packages within the cargo spaces. In designing permanent devices, due consideration shall be given to the orientation of the packages and the following ship acceleration levels shall be taken into account:

- 1.5 g longitudinally;

- 1.5 g transversely;

- 1.0 g vertically up;

- 2.0 g vertically down.

  6.2 Alternatively, where packages are carried on the open deck or a vehicle deck, they shall be secured in accordance with the principles of safe stowage and securing of heavy unitized and wheel-based (rolling) cargo approved by the Administration based on the guidelines developed by the Organizationfootnote.

  6.3 Collision chocks, where used, shall be so arranged that they will not interfere or prevent cooling air flow which may be necessary under the provisions of 4.1.


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