Storage of fire extinguishing medium onboard:
- Room to be located behind the forward collision bulkhead.
- Entrance to be from an open deck.
- For below deck rooms. It should be only 1 deck below the open deck accessible by a stairway or a ladder.
- Mechanical ventilations system capable of changing air 6 times per hr.
- Access doors to open outwards.
- Bulkheads and decks to be gastight.
- Such rooms to be treated as fire control stations.