Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations
35 (1) Every fishing vessel fitted with internal combustion propelling machinery shall be provided with fire extinguishers as set out in the table to this subsection but equivalent extinguishers as set out in section 36 may be used:
Length of vessel Fire extinguishers 1 Not exceeding 12.2 m if of closed construction 4.5 L foam 2 Exceeding 12.2 m and not exceeding 19.8 m one 9 L foam and one 4.5 L foam 3 Exceeding 19.8 m and not exceeding 24.4 m two 9 L foam.
(2) Every fishing vessel in which the propelling machinery includes an oil-fired boiler shall be provided in the boiler room with the following fire extinguishers as set forth in the table to this subsection but equivalent fire extinguishers as set forth in section 36 may be used:
Length of vessel Fire extinguisher 1 Not exceeding 15.2 m one 9 L foam and one box of sand with scoop 2 Exceeding 15.2 m and not exceeding 24.4 m two 9 L foam and one box of sand with scoop.
(3) Every fishing vessel fitted with cooking or heating appliances that burn liquid or gaseous fuel shall, in addition to the extinguishers mentioned in subsections (1) and (2), be provided with one 4.5 L foam fire extinguisher or one equivalent fire extinguisher as set forth in section 36.
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