In this subpart, the term:
Commandant means the Commandant (CG-ENG-4), United States Coast Guard, 2100 2nd St., SW., Stop 7126, Washington, DC 20593-7126.
Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection (OCMI)
means an officer of the Coast Guard designated as such by the Commandant and who fulfills the duties described in 46 CFR 1.01-15(b)
. The “cognizant OCMI” is the OCMI who has immediate jurisdiction over a vessel or geographic area for the purpose of performing the duties previously described.
means periodic inspection, necessary repair, and repacking by a servicing facility approved by the Coast Guard. Requirements for periodic inspection and repair of inflatable liferafts approved by the Coast Guard are described in §§ 160.151-35
SOLAS means the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended by the International Maritime Organization through the 1988 (GMDSS) amendments, dated 9 November 1988.
SOLAS A Liferaft means a liferaft that meets the requirements of this subpart for an inflatable liferaft complying with SOLAS and equipped with a SOLAS A equipment pack.
SOLAS B Liferaft means a liferaft that meets the requirements of this subpart for an inflatable liferaft complying with SOLAS and equipped with a SOLAS B equipment pack.
[CGD 85-205, 62 FR 25547
, May 9, 1997, as amended by USCG-2009-0702, 74 FR 49237
, Sept. 25, 2009, USCG-2010-0048, 76 FR 62996
, Oct. 11, 2011]