FSS code: International code for fire safety systems.
The main purpose of FSS code is to provide specific standards of engineering specification for fire safety system present onboard. It includes total of 17 chapters.
Ch 17 is applicable to all ships constructed on or after 01/01/2020 having a helicopter landing area.
Amendments to SOLAS Regulation II-2/18 concerning helicopter landing areas on new ships and the FSS Code Chapter 17 – Helicopter Facility Foam Firefighting Appliances
The new Chapter 17 of the FSS Code details the specifications for foam firefighting appliances for the protection of helidecks and helicopter landing areas as required by chapter II-2 of SOLAS.