Reporting of impairment or other hazard by vessels transiting within the Seaway.
While transiting the Seaway, the master of a vessel shall immediately report to the nearest Seaway station:
Any condition of the vessel that might impair its ability to transit safely and expeditiously;
Any hazardous condition of the vessel;
Any malfunction on the vessel of equipment required by §§ 401.5 to 401.19 and subsections (e) through (j) of Schedule I of subpart A of this Part;
Any difficulty on the part of the vessel in controlling its tow or tows;
Any hazard, dangerous situation or malfunctioning aid to navigation which has not been published in a Notice to Mariners;
Any loss of anchor with particulars of the precise location of the loss; and
Any location where visibility is less than one nautical mile.
(68 Stat. 93-96,
33 U.S.C. 981-990
, as amended and secs. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12 and 13 of
sec. 2 of Pub. L. 95-474, 92 Stat. 1471)
[45 FR 52380, Aug. 7, 1980, as amended at 47 FR 51124, Nov. 12, 1982; 61 FR 19552, May 2, 1996; 65 FR 52915, Aug. 31, 2000]