46 CFR 15.1111 - Work hours and rest periods.

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§ 15.1111 Work hours and rest periods.
(a) Each person assigned duty as officer in charge of a navigational or engineering watch, or duty as a rating forming part of a navigational or engineering watch, on board any vessel that operates beyond the Boundary Line shall receive a minimum of 10 hours of rest in any 24-hour period.
(b) The hours of rest required under paragraph (a) of this section may be divided into no more than two periods, of which one must be at least 6 hours in length.
(c) The requirements of paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section need not be maintained in the case of an emergency or drill or in other overriding operational conditions.
(d) The minimum period of 10 hours of rest required under paragraph (a) of this section may be reduced to not less than 6 consecutive hours as long as—
(1) No reduction extends beyond 2 days; and
(2) Not less than 70 hours of rest are provided each 7-day period.
(e) The minimum period of rest required under paragraph (a) of this section may not be devoted to watchkeeping or other duties.
(f) Watchkeeping personnel remain subject to the work-hour limits in 46 U.S.C. 8104 and to the conditions when crew members may be required to work.
(g) The Master shall post watch schedules where they are easily accessible. They must cover each affected member of the crew and must take into account the rest requirements of this section as well as port rotations and changes in the vessel's itinerary.
[CGD 95-062, 62 FR 34539, June 26, 1997, as amended by USCG-2006-24371, 74 FR 11263, Mar. 16, 2009]

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  • 2014-10-24; vol. 79 # 206 - Friday, October 24, 2014
    1. 79 FR 63547 - Policy Implementing the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Notice of availability.
      These NVICs are effective on October 24, 2014.
      46 CFR Parts 1, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15

Title 46 published on 2014-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR 15 after this date.

  • 2014-10-24; vol. 79 # 206 - Friday, October 24, 2014
    1. 79 FR 63547 - Policy Implementing the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Notice of availability.
      These NVICs are effective on October 24, 2014.
      46 CFR Parts 1, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15