46 CFR 131.575 - Yearly inspections and repair.

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§ 131.575 Yearly inspections and repair.
(a) Each lifeboat, rescue boat, rigid liferaft, buoyant apparatus, and life float must be stripped, cleaned, and thoroughly inspected and repaired as needed at least once a year. This procedure includes emptying and cleaning each fuel tank and refilling it with fresh fuel.
(b) Each davit, winch, fall, and other launching-appliance must be thoroughly inspected at least once a year, and repaired as needed.
(c) Each item of survival equipment with an expiration date must be replaced during the annual inspection and repair if this date has passed.
(d) Each battery used in an item of survival equipment and clearly marked with an expiration date must be replaced during the annual inspection and repair if this date has passed.
(e) Except a storage battery used in a lifeboat or in a rescue boat, each battery used in an item of survival equipment and not clearly marked with an expiration date must be replaced during the annual inspection and repair.
(f) Compliance with the requirements of this section does not relieve the master or person in charge of the duty of compliance with requirements in § 131.540(a) of this subpart to keep the equipment ready for immediate use when the vessel is under way.

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  • 2014-08-18; vol. 79 # 159 - Monday, August 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 48894 - Offshore Supply Vessels of at Least 6,000 GT ITC
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Interim rule with request for comments.
      This interim rule is effective August 18, 2014. Comments on this interim rule must be submitted to the online docket or received by the Docket Management Facility by November 17, 2014. The Director of the Federal Register has approved the incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in this rule, effective August 18, 2014.
      46 CFR Parts 2, 15, 61, 62, 110, 111, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 134, and 174

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Title 46 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR 131 after this date.

  • 2014-08-18; vol. 79 # 159 - Monday, August 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 48894 - Offshore Supply Vessels of at Least 6,000 GT ITC
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Interim rule with request for comments.
      This interim rule is effective August 18, 2014. Comments on this interim rule must be submitted to the online docket or received by the Docket Management Facility by November 17, 2014. The Director of the Federal Register has approved the incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in this rule, effective August 18, 2014.
      46 CFR Parts 2, 15, 61, 62, 110, 111, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 134, and 174