Where fire extinguisher should be kept/placed on board?

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.