What is SOLAS requirements for Portable fire fighting equipments on board?

SOLAS requirements for  Portable fire fighting equipments on board:
  • Min capacity of powder and CO2 is 5kg.
  • Min capacity of foam is 9l.
  • Max mass of all portable not to exceed 23kg and shall have a fire fighting capacity of a 9l liquid extinguisher.
  • Accommodation spaces, service spaces and control stations to be provided with PFE.
  • 1000GRT + must have at least 5 PFE.
  • Extinguisher intended to be used in a space must be near its entrance.
  • Co2 not to be placed in accommodation spaces.
  • Spare charges to be available for 100% of the first 10 and 50% of the remaining. Max spare charges to be 60. Same stats for non rechargeable.

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