Helideck

Definition(s)


Helideck

Helideck is a purpose-built helicopter landing platform located on a mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU).

Source: IMO Resolution A.1023(26), Code for the Construction and Equipment of Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (2009 MODU Code), 2009. Global Standards

 

Helideck

Helideck is a purpose-built helicopter landing platform or other deck area including all structure, fire-fighting appliances and other equipment necessary for the safe operation of helicopters, as referred to in SOLAS regulations II-2/3.26 and 18.5 and the 2009 MODU Code (chapter 1, paragraph 1.3.27).

Source: IMO MSC.1/Circ.1431, Guidelines for the approval of helicopter facility foam fire-fighting appliances, 31 May 2012, International Maritime Organization, Regulatory guidance

 

Helideck

Helideck is a purpose-built helicopter landing area located on a ship including all structure, fire-fighting appliances and other equipment necessary for the safe operation of helicopters. <Chapter II-2, part A, regulation 3>

Source: IMO Resolution MSC.99(73), amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended, 5 December 2000, International Maritime Organization. Legislation