What are regulations for protection against flooding on ship as per SOLAS ?

1) The machinery space bilge wells-

  1. Shall be so located that an accumulation of liquid at normal angels of heel and trim may detected;
  2. Shall be provided with a liquid level alarm ;
  3. Shall have sufficient capacity to accommodate normal drainage unattended periods.

(2) Ships with automatic bilge pumping shall be provided with an indicator indicating when the bilge pump is operating more frequently than during normal operation.


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