46 CFR § 171.108 - Manholes in double bottoms.

§ 171.108 Manholes in double bottoms.

(a) The number of manholes in the inner bottom of a double bottom required by § 171.105 must be reduced to the minimum required for adequate access.

(b) Each manhole must have a cover that can be -

(1) Made watertight; and

(2) Protected from damage by cargo or coal.