What does Passenger mean on ships as per SOLAS ?

A passenger is every person other than:

  • The master and the members of the crew or other persons employed or engaged in any capacity on board a ship on the business of that ship; and
  • A child under one year of age.
  • A passenger ship is a ship which carries more than twelve passengers.
  • A cargo ship is any ship which is not a passenger ship.


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