1 Hawse pipes on every new ship of 22.9 m in length or over shall not pass through the sleeping rooms of the ship.
2 Chain pipes and hawse pipes passing through the crew accommodation shall be insulated to reduce noise and prevent condensation.
3 Ventilator trunks to cargo spaces or tanks, hawse pipes and chain pipes shall be made of steel or other suitable material and shall be gastight where they pass through any part of the crew accommodation.
4 (1) Subject to subsection (2), steam supply and exhaust pipes for steering gear, winches and similar equipment shall not pass through the crew accommodation.
(2) Where it is unreasonable or impracticable to comply with subsection (1), insulated steam pipes complying with the requirements of the Steamship Machinery Construction Regulations may pass through passageways forming part of the crew accommodation.
5 (1) All steam pipes, hot water pipes and calorifiers in the crew accommodation shall be efficiently lagged wherever lagging is necessary to protect the crew against injury or discomfort.
(2) All cold water pipes in the crew accommodation shall be efficiently lagged wherever lagging is necessary to prevent condensation.
6 (1) Where exhaust pipes from internal combustion engines pass through the crew accommodation, they shall be enclosed in a gastight metal casing.
(2) The gastight metal casing referred to in subsection (1) shall be adequately insulated where insulation is necessary to protect the crew against injury or discomfort.
7 Storage batteries that emit dangerous or explosive gases or vapour shall not be placed in the crew accommodation.
8 (1) Insect screening of rustproof wire or other suitable material shall be fitted to all side scuttles, natural ventilators, skylights and doorways leading from the crew accommodation to the open deck.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply where, due to the service or area of operation of the ship, the fitting of screens would be unreasonable or impracticable.
9 (1) Every ship that may be engaged on voyages in tropical waters shall be provided with awnings that can cover
(a) all exposed decks and deckhouse tops situated immediately above any crew accommodation;
(b) all exposed sides of galleys situated on an open deck; and
(c) such portions of the deck spaces provided for the recreation of the crew as will provide an adequate shaded area having regard to the number of persons in the crew and to any shade provided for such spaces by overhanging decks.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a ship that
(a) has air conditioning throughout the crew accommodation; or
(b) has the underside of all exposed decks and deckhouse tops of spaces that are not air-conditioned adequately insulated for tropical conditions.
(3) Awnings shall be supported by stanchions or by other equally efficient means.
- SOR/78-144, s. 20
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