What is content of intact stability code?

PREAMBLE

CHAPTER  1 –  GENERAL

1.1    Purpose

1.2    Application

1.3    Definitions

CHAPTER 2 – GENERAL PROVISIONS AGAINST  CAPSIZING AND INFORMATION  FOR THE MASTER

2.1    Stability  booklet

2.2    Operating   booklets  for  certain  ships

2.3    General  precautions   against capsizing

2.4    Fixed ballast

2.5    Operational   procedures   related  to weather  conditions

CHAPTER 3 –  DESIGN CRITERIA  APPLICABLE TO ALL SHIPS

3.1    General  intact  stability  criteria  for all ships

3.2    Severe wind  and rolling  criterion  (weather  criterion)

3.3    Effect of free  surfaces of liquids  in tanks

3.4    Assessment  of compliance   with  stability  criteria

3.5    Standard  loading  conditions   to  be examined

3.6    Calculation   of stability  curves

CHAPTER 4 –  SPECIAL CRITERIA  FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF SHIPS

4.1    Cargo  ships carrying  timber  deck  cargoes

4.2    Fishing vessels

4.3    Special purpose  ships

4.4    Cargo  ships carrying  grain  in bulk

4.5  Offshore  supply  vessels

4.6  Mobile  offshore  drilling  units (MODUs)

4.7  Pontoons

4.8    Dynamically   supported   craft  (DSC)

4.9  Containerships   greater  than  100 m

CHAPTER 5 –  ICING   CONSIDERATIONS

5.1    General

5.2    Cargo  ships carrying  timber  deck  cargoes

5.3    Fishing vessels

5.4    Offshore   supply  vessels 24 m to  100 m in  length

5.5    Dynamically   supported   craft

CHAPTER 6  –  CONSIDERATIONS   FOR WATERTIGHT   INTEGRITY

6.1    Hatchways

6.2    Machinery   space  openings

6.3    Doors

6.4    Cargo  ports  and other  similar  openings

6.5    Sidescuttles,  window   scuppers,  inlets and discharges

6.6    Other  deck  openings

6.7    Ventilators,   air pipes and sounding  devices

6.8    Freeing  ports

6.9    Miscellaneous

CHAPTER 7 –  DETERMINATION   OF LIGHT-SHIP  DISPLACEMENT  AND  CENTRES OF GRAVITY

7.1    Application

7.2    Definitions

7.3    Preparations  for the  inclining  test

7.4    Plans required

7.5    Test procedure

7.6    Determination    of ships’ stability  by means of rolling  period  tests (for ships up to 70 m in length)

7.7    Inclining  test for  MODUs

7.8     Stability  test for  pontoon

Annex  1 –  Detailed   guidance  for  the conduct   of an inclining  test

Annex 2  –   Recommendations   for  skippers  of fishing  vessels on ensuring  a vessel’s endurance in  conditions   of ice formation

ANUBHAV GAUTAM