46 CFR 116.1160 - Watertight integrity.
(a) A hatch exposed to the weather must be watertight, except that the following hatches may be weathertight:
(2) A hatch in a cabin top; and
(b) A hatch cover must:
(1) Have securing devices; and
(2) Be attached to the hatch frame or coaming by hinges, captive chains, or other devices of substantial strength to prevent its loss.
(c) A hatch cover that provides access to accommodation spaces must be operable from either side.
(1) On a vessel on an exposed or partially protected route, a watertight coaming with a height of at least 150 millimeters (6 inches) must be provided under each weathertight door in a cockpit or a well, or on the main deck of a flush deck vessel.
Title 46 published on 09-May-2017 04:27
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