Abstract Preview

This International Standard specifies the main dimensions, location and number of fittings, materials and quality of manufacture for small weathertight steel hatches for application on board ships in order to ensure interchangeability of the hatches. The remaining dimensions are left to the manufacturer. The hatches are suitable for loading operations and for giving access to storage compartments and dry cargo holds.

The hatches are not suitable as an access to any kind of tanks and shall not be used as escape hatches.

These hatches generally conform to the requirements of the International Convention on Load Lines 1966 (LLC66). The possibility for application in position 1 and position 2 has to be considered for each situation and, where necessary, the hatch covers shall be provided with additional stiffening.

NOTE — Users of this International Standard should note that while observing the requirements of this standard, they should, at the same time, ensure compliance with such statutory requirements, rules and regulations as may be applicable to the individual ship concerned.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 1998-08
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 8
  • :
    ISO/TC 8/SC 8
    Ship design
  • 47.020.10
    Hulls and their structure elements

Buy this standard

Format Language
PDF
Paper
  • CHF58

Life cycle


Got a question?

Check out our FAQs

Customer care
+41 22 749 08 88

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday - 09:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00 (UTC+1)

Keep up to date with ISO

Sign up to our newsletter for the latest news, views and product information.