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Document ID (ISN)39312
CIS number 83-564
ISSN - Serial title Suomen asetuskokoelma - Finlands f÷rfattningssamling
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Ministry for Commerce and Industry (Finland) (Handels- och industriministeriet)
Title Ordinance concerning tankships for chemicals and gases
Original title F÷rordning om kemikalie- och gastankfartyg [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information 26 Mar. 1982, No.244, p.534-536.
Abstract This Ordinance (effective 15 Apr. 1982) applies to tankers designed for the bulk transport of compressed gases and dangerous liquid chemicals (explosive, flammable, toxic, irritant, reactive or otherwise harmful substances). Contents: scope; exemptions (ships dependent on the Ministry of Defence or designed for the transport of chemicals in containers); definitions; tanker design; tanker equipment (fire protection, explosion-proof electrical equipment); inspection (acceptance tests and annual inspections); approval; approval certificates for foreign tankers; training of crew (handling of emergencies, use of protective equipment, sufficient number of first aid personnel); rules and instructions to be available on board; cargo data (including data on how to control spillages and leakages, to protect the skin and eyes, etc.); notification of port authorities before arrival.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; Finland; sea transport; chemical products; tankers
Descriptors (secondary) compressed gases; flammable liquids; explosive substances; toxic substances; safety by design; inspection; law; safety training in industry; safety rules; approval
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceFinland
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Water transportation