SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) is an international maritime safety treaty. It ensures that ships comply with minimum safety standards in construction, equipment and operation.
The SOLAS Convention is the most important international treaty concerning the safety of merchant ships.
Under the provisions of SOLAS V/15 a statement must be submitted justifying an owner’s decisions affecting bridge design, the design and arrangement of navigational systems and equipment and bridge procedures, to show that decisions were made with the aims of the Regulation in mind.
Section B 6.5.1 of SOLAS regulation V/15 relating to bridge design states that sunscreens of roller blind type should be installed as follows:-
B 6.5.1 Sunscreens of roller blind type with minimum colour distortion, heavy duty blade type wipers, fresh water window washing and efficient de-icing and de-misting system or other means should be installed as required to help maintaining a clear view through windows.
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