For the purpose of this part, unless expressly provided
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.
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.
At a similar stage of construction means
the stage at which:
.1 construction identifiable with a specific ship
.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.