Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS, Register) specifies the requirements of the Rules for the Classification and Construction of Sea-Going Ships relating to fishing vessels upon the results of these requirements application during review of plan approval documentation.
The provisions of para 22.214.171.124, Section 2 "Structural Fire Protection" of Part VI "Fire Protection" relating to location of emergency escape exits from incinerator rooms shall not be applied to fishing vessels.
Section 3 "Fire-Fighting Equipment and Systems" of Part VI "Fire Protection" has been amended as follows:
The requirements of Part XI "Electrical Equipment" have been specified relating to possibility to use shaft generators within the frequency range 50/60 Hz as one of the independently driven generators.
These amendments will be introduced into the 2019 edition of the Rules for the Classification and Construction of Sea-Going Ships. The requirements may be also applied to fishing vessels under construction.
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