Maritime Rules Part 24C
Current version of Part 24C
This rule applies to:
- ships loading and carrying grain, solid bulk cargoes, timber deck cargoes and livestock.
Part 24C outlines the specific requirements for ships carrying grain, solid bulk cargoes, timber deck cargoes and livestock.
For ships loading and carrying grain this Part implements the grain carriage requirements of SOLAS 74.
For ships loading and carrying solid bulk cargoes this Part implements the relevant provisions of SOLAS 74 and requires that the cargo is loaded and carried in accordance with the IMO’s Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes.
For ships loading and carrying timber deck cargoes, this Part implements the provisions of IMO’s Code of Safe Practice for Ships Carrying Timber Deck Cargoes.
For ships carrying livestock, this part only prescribes requirements relating to the safety of the ship and personnel on board. Requirements in respect of the welfare of livestock are the responsibility of the Ministry of Primary Industries.
Material incorporated by reference
Standards and codes referenced in some rules can be found here