Inert Gas Systems, 1990 Edition (I860E)

This publication contains guidelines for inert gas systems and relevant IMO documents on inert gas systems. Provisions of the SOLAS Convention covering application and technical requirements for inert gas systems, together with developments on regulations for inert gas systems on chemical tankers are included with a view to setting out the framework as well as details of international requirements for inert gas systems.

The content of the guidelines is based on current general practice used in the design and operation of inert gas systems and incorporates amendments adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee at its forty-second, forty-eighth and fiftieth sessions.

Provisions of the 1974 SOLAS Convention covering application and technical requirements, together with recent developments on regulations for chemical tankers, are included.