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Annex - Amendments to the International Code of Safety for High-Speed Craft, 1994 (1994 HSC Code)

 This document has been consolidated into HSC Code

Chapter 8 Life-saving appliances and arrangements

8.10 Survival craft and rescue boats

1 Paragraphs 8.10.1.5 and 8.10.1.6 are replaced with the following:
  • ".5 notwithstanding the provision of .4 above, craft should carry sufficient rescue boats to ensure that, in providing for abandonment by the total number of persons the craft is certified to carry:

  • .5.1 not more than nine of the liferafts provided in accordance with 8.10.1.1 are marshalled by each rescue boat; or

  • .5.2 if the Administration is satisfied that the rescue boats are capable of towing a pair of such liferafts simultaneously, not more than 12 of the liferafts provided in accordance with 8.10.1.1 are marshalled by each rescue boat; and

  • .5.3 the craft can be evacuated within the time specified in 4.8.

  • .6 craft of less than 20 m in length may be exempted from carrying a rescue boat, provided the craft meets all of the following requirements:

  • .6.1 the craft is arranged to allow a helpless person to be recovered from the water in a horizontal or near-horizontal body position;

  • .6.2 recovery of the helpless person can be observed from the navigating bridge; and

  • .6.3 the craft is sufficiently manoeuvrable to close in and recover persons in the worst intended conditions."


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