Regulation 1 - Strength and intact stability of ships
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Regulation 1 - Strength and intact stability of ships

  (1) The Administration shall satisfy itself that the general structural strength of the ship is adequate for the draught corresponding to the freeboard assigned.

  (2) A ship which is designed, constructed and maintained in compliance with the appropriate requirements of an organization, including a classification society, which is recognized by the Administration or with applicable national standards of the Administration in accordance with the provisions of regulation 2-1, may be considered to provide an acceptable level of strength. The above provisions shall apply to all structures, equipment and fittings covered by this annex for which standards for strength and construction are not expressly provided.

  (3) Compliance

  • (a) Ships constructed before 1 July 2010 shall comply with an intact stability standard acceptable to the Administration.

  • (b) Ships constructed on or after 1 July 2010 shall, as a minimum, comply with the requirements of part A of the 2008 IS Code.

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