§ 153.460 Fire protection systems.
Each self-propelled ship and each manned non-self-propelled ship must meet the following:
(a) With the exception of the vent riser, each part of a cargo containment system exposed on the weatherdeck must be covered by the fire protection system listed beside the cargo in Table 1 and described in the footnotes to Table 1.
(b) The Commandant (CG-ENG) approves the substitution of a dry chemical (D) type fire protection system for an A or B type on a case by case basis.
(c) A fire protection system required by this part must meet part 34 of this chapter or be specifically approved by the Commandant (CG-ENG).
[CGD 73-96, 42 FR 49027
, Sept. 26, 1977, as amended by CGD 82-063b, 48 FR 4782
, Feb. 3, 1983; CGD 81-101, 52 FR 7781
, Mar. 12, 1987]