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ASTM International - ASTM F1121-87(1998)

Standard Specification for International Shore Connections for Marine Fire Applications

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 10 April 1998
Status: inactive
Page Count: 2
ICS Code (Piping systems): 47.020.30
scope:

1.1 This specification covers the design and manufacture of international shore connections to be used with marine fire fighting systems during an emergency when a stricken ship has a system failure.

1.2 International shore connections are portable universal couplings that permit connection of shipboard firemain systems between one ship and another or between a shore facility and a ship when their respective system threading is mismatched. Both the ship and the facility are expected to have a fitting such that in an emergency can be attached to their respective fire hose and bolted together to permit charging the ship's system. It must be portable to accommodate hose to hose connection and allow assistance from any position.

1.3 The international shore connection is required by international treaty 2,3 to be carried onboard all passenger and cargo vessels of 500 gross tons or more, regardless of firemain size, engaged in international voyages, and is recommended for all vessels that would be expected to render assistance. It is also intended to be provided at shore facilities that would be used to supply water to a ship's firemain system.

1.4 Fabrication either on board a vessel, in a shipyard, or other shore facility is not precluded by this specification.

1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

Document History

December 1, 2019
Standard Specification for International Shore Connections for Marine Fire Applications
1.1 This specification covers the design and manufacture of international shore connections to be used with marine fire fighting systems during an emergency when a stricken ship has a system failure....
May 1, 2015
Standard Specification for International Shore Connections for Marine Fire Applications
1.1 This specification covers the design and manufacture of international shore connections to be used with marine fire fighting systems during an emergency when a stricken ship has a system failure....
March 1, 2010
Standard Specification for International Shore Connections for Marine Fire Applications
1.1 This specification covers the design and manufacture of international shore connections to be used with marine fire fighting systems during an emergency when a stricken ship has a system failure....
November 1, 2004
Standard Specification for International Shore Connections for Marine Fire Applications
1.1 This specification covers the design and manufacture of international shore connections to be used with marine fire fighting systems during an emergency when a stricken ship has a system...
ASTM F1121-87(1998)
April 10, 1998
Standard Specification for International Shore Connections for Marine Fire Applications
1.1 This specification covers the design and manufacture of international shore connections to be used with marine fire fighting systems during an emergency when a stricken ship has a system failure....
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