- One up to date copy of the ship’s Fire Control Plan.
- Cargo and Stability information.
- Updated Crew List.
One copy of above documents should also be kept on the bridge.
The cargo information shall be cargo data sheets, which show the physical and chemical properties of the cargo and the hazards they present, also of the action to be taken in the event of emergency.
As you carry out Loading, Discharging or carrying dangerous goods or flammable bulk cargoes, the pertinent fire fighting and emergency cargo handling instructions are contained in the following cargo carriage codes.
- International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code (IMSBC Code),
- Code of Practice for Safe Loading and Unloading of Bulk Cargoes (BLU Code)
- Code of Safe Practice for Ships Carrying Timber Deck Cargoes
- International Code for the Safe Carriage of Grain in Bulk
- International Code for Safe Carriage of Chemicals in Bulk (IBC Code)
- International Code for Safe Carriage of Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code)
- International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code)
- Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing
You need to refer the relevant code for the relevant cargo and type of ship for fire fighting.