What is the regulation for carrying minimum number of immersion suits onboard as per SOLAS?

The no. and location of immersion suit on your ship can always be found in the “fire control and safety plan” of the ship which is always posted on bridge & other conspicuous places.

According to SOLAS CH III, regulation 3.2

Minimum carrying requirements:-

  • Each person onboard must have his personal immersion suit +
  • Extra immersion suits for the watch keepers (bridge & ECR) &
  • Sufficient number of immersion suits at remotely situated survival craft ( exact numbers not mentioned).