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Chapter 1: preliminary
This chapter outlines the scope of the standard, contains the definitions and lists referenced external standards.
Chapter 2: required outcomes
This chapter contains the outcomes that must be met to achieve compliance.
Chapter 3: class 1 and 2 vessels of a least 24 metres in load line length in offshore waters
This chapter contains the deemed to satisfy solutions for class 1 and 2 vessels ≥24 metres load line length. Under the proposed NSCV C2, the International Convention of Load Lines (ICLL) applies to these vessels.
Chapter 4: class 1, 2 and 3 vessels less than 24 metres in measured length
Contains the deemed to satisfy solutions for the vast majority of the domestic commercial fleet. Increased options for smaller (<12 metre) vessels have been included to cater for the diverse range of vessels and operations.
Chapter 5: class 1 and 2 vessels of at least 24 metres in load line length in sheltered waters
This chapter contains the deemed to satisfy solutions for larger Class 1 and 2 vessels in sheltered waters. A modified ICLL applies to these vessels under the proposed NSCV C2, to reflect the reduced risk of sheltered water operations.
Chapter 6: class 3 vessels at least 24 metres in measured length
This chapter contains the deemed to satisfy solutions for fishing vessels ≥24 meters in measured length.
Chapter 7: assessment, installation and testing of watertight and weathertight closing appliances and equipment
This chapter contains the requirements for the assessment, installation and testing of watertight and weathertight closing appliances and equipment.
Annex A, freeboard and load line mark
This chapter contains the details of the freeboard and load line marks required for some vessels ≥7.5 metres.