Regulation 11 - Definitions
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Regulation 11 - Definitions

 For the purpose of this part, unless expressly provided otherwise:

  1 International Gas Carrier Code (IGC Code) means the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk as adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee of the Organization by resolution MSC.5(48), as may be amended by the Organization, provided that such amendments are adopted, brought into force and take effect in accordance with the provisions of article VIII of the present Convention concerning the amendment procedures applicable to the annex other than chapter I.

  2 Gas carrier means a cargo ship constructed or adapted and used for the carriage in bulk of any liquefied gas or other product listed in chapter 19 of the International Gas Carrier Code.

  3 For the purpose of regulation 12, ship constructed means a ship the keel of which is laid or which is at a similar stage of construction.

  4 At a similar stage of construction means the stage at which:

  • .1 construction identifiable with a specific ship begins; and

  • .2 assembly of that ship has commenced comprising at least 50 tonnes or 1% of the estimated mass of all structural material, whichever is less.

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