46 CFR 169.642 - Vital systems.

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§ 169.642 Vital systems.

For the purpose of this part, the following are considered vital systems -

(a) A marine engineering system identified by the OCMI as being crucial to the survival of the vessel or to the protection of the personnel on board; and

(b) On vessels greater than 120 feet in length -

(1) Bilge system;

(2) Ballast system;

(3) Fire protection system;

(4) Fuel oil system; and

(5) Steering and steering control system.

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