Lifeboats with permanently installed internal combustion engines are to be equipped with portable fire extinguishers for class A and B fires.
- The use of extinguishers containing Halon is no longer permitted.
- The charge of the extinguishers shall be at least 2 kg and should not to exceed 6 kg.
- The extinguishers are to be arranged conveniently and with suitable brackets.
- For fighting a fire within the engine cover, closeable discharge ports are to be provided allowing the discharge of the extinguishing agent without prior.