What is a Type A ship?

A ship which is designed to carry only liquid cargoes in bulk, and in which cargo tanks have only small access openings closed by watertight gasketed covers of steel or equivalent material. The ship will have high integrity of the exposed deck and a high degree of safety against flooding, resulting from the low permeability of loaded cargo spaces and the degree of subdivision usually provided. Type A ships are oil, chemical gas and other types of tanker.

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