Merchant Shipping Act 2010

25.

Definitions ( Chapter 2).

25.— In this Chapter—

“accepted international certificate of fitness (IGC)” has the meaning assigned to it by s ection 28(8) ;

“international certificate of fitness (IGC)” has the meaning assigned to it by section 28(1)(a) ;

“liquefied gas” means any liquefied gases having a vapour pressure exceeding 2.8 bar absolute at a temperature of 37.8 OC and certain other substances as shown in Chapter 19 of the IGC Code, when carried in bulk or as may be prescribed by the Minister in the liquefied gas carriage rules;

“liquefied gas carriage rules” means rules under section 27 ;

“IGC Code” means the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee of the IMO by Resolution MSC.5(48) and as amended by such Committee by Resolutions MSC.17(58), MSC.30(61), MSC.32(63), MSC.59(67), MSC.103(73), MSC.177(79) and MSC.220(82);

“IMO” means the United Nations International Maritime Organisation.