What are regulations for self activating Smoke Signal as per SOLAS ?

  • Self activating smoke signal emit smoke of a highly visible color at a uniform rate for a period of at least 15 min when floating in calm water;smoke
  • not ignite explosively or emit any flame during the entire smoke emission time of the signal;
  • not be swamped in a seaway;
  • continue to emit smoke when fully submerged in water for a period of at least 10 s;
  • be capable of withstanding the drop test into the water from the height at which it is stowed above the
  • waterline in the lightest seagoing condition or 30 m, whichever is the greater, without impairing either its operating capability or that of its attached components.


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