International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk: IGC Code
The purpose of the IGC Code is to provide an international standard for the safe carriage by sea of liquefied gases (and other substances listed in the Code) in bulk. To minimize risks to the ships, their crews and the environment, prescribes the design and constructional standards of such ships and the equipment they should carry. The 1993 edition incorporates amendments adopted in 1992 by resolution MSC.30(61).
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Limited preview - 1983
acceptable accommodation spaces Administration amendments apply approved arrangements bar gauge bulkhead cargo area cargo containment system cargo piping cargo tanks cargo vapour Carriage of Liquefied Certificate of Fitness chapter 19 Code cofferdams comply contain cargo control stations damage design temperature design vapour pressure discharge emergency shutdown valve ensure equipment ethylene oxide flammable flanges gas carrier gas detection gas-safe space Gases in Bulk hold spaces hull structure hydrostatically tested independent tanks inert gas inner hull installed interbarrier spaces internal insulation tanks International Certificate less Liquefied Gases liquid loading located machinery spaces material maximum membrane stress minimum normal operation oxide paragraph piping systems pressure relief valves procedure process pressure vessels propadiene propylene oxide protection Recognized Standards referred relative density Seal or stamp secondary barrier service spaces set pressure ship's specified steel suitable thermal thickness transverse type C independent vapour pressure ventilation welded yield stress