(a) An officer may refuse to allow a vessel to transit when,
(1) The vessel is not equipped in accordance with §§ 401.5 to 401.19 and subsections (e) to (j) of Schedule I of subpart A of this part when transiting the Canadian waters of the Seaway;
(2) The vessel, its cargo, equipment or machinery are in a condition that will prevent safe or expeditious transit by that vessel; or
(3) The vessel is manned with a crew that is incompetent or inadequate.
(4) The vessel is not in compliance with Transport Canada Marine Safety and Security, flag state and/or classification society regulations.
[ 39 FR 10900
, Mar. 22, 1974, as amended at 61 FR 19552
, May 2, 1996; 65 FR 52915
, Aug. 31, 2000; 77 FR 40805
, July 11, 2012; 82 FR 12420
, Mar. 3, 2017]