What are regulations for Water Spray System in SOLAS ?

A lifeboat which has a water spray fire-protection sytem shall comply with the following : 

  1. Water for the system shall be drawn from the sea by a self-printing motor pump.  it shall be possible to turn “on” and turn “of” the flow of water over the exterior of the lifeboat; 
  2. The sea water intake shall be so arranged as to prevent the intake of flammable liquids from the sea surface; 
  3. The system shall be arranged for flushing with fresh water and allowing complete drainage. 


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