46 CFR 196.15-30 - Emergency lighting and power systems.

§ 196.15-30 Emergency lighting and power systems.

(a) Where fitted, it shall be the duty of the master to see that the emergency lighting and power systems are operated and inspected at least once in each week that the vessel is navigated to be assured that the system is in proper operating condition.

(b) Internal combustion engine driven emergency generators shall be operated under load for at least 2 hours, at least once in each month that the vessel is navigated.

(c) Storage batteries for emergency lighting and power systems shall be tested at least once in each 6-month period that the vessel is navigated to demonstrate the ability of the storage battery to supply the emergency loads for the specified period of time.

(d) The date of the tests and the condition and performance of the apparatus shall be noted in the official logbook.

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Executive Order ... 11735

Executive Order ... 12234

Executive Order ... 12777

Title 46 published on 09-May-2017 04:27

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR Part 196 after this date.

  • 2014-09-29; vol. 79 # 188 - Monday, September 29, 2014
    1. 79 FR 58270 - Shipping and Transportation; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective September 29, 2014.
      46 CFR Parts 1, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 24, 27, 28, 30, 35, 38, 42, 44, 45, 52, 62, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72, 76, 77, 78, 90, 92, 95, 97, 105, 109, 111, 114, 115, 117, 119, 121, 122, 131, 150, 151, 153, 154, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 167, 169, 171, 172, 174, 175, 176, 180, 181, 182, 185, 188, 189, 190, 194, 196, 197, and 199
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