46 U.S. Code § 5111 - Providing loading information

The Secretary may prescribe regulations requiring the owner, charterer, managing operator, and agent of a vessel to provide loading information (including information on loading distribution, stability, and margin of strength) to the master or individual in charge of the vessel in a language the master or individual understands.


(Pub. L. 99–509, title V, § 5101(2),Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1917.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Section 5111 authorizes the Secretary to prescribe regulations requiring that the master of a vessel be provided with loading and stability information for the vessel that the master understands.

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