46 CFR 31.15-10 - Towing vessels may carry persons in addition to crew - B/LBR.

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§ 31.15-10 Towing vessels may carry persons in addition to crew - B/LBR.

(a) Towing vessels engaged in towing tank barges on the Great Lakes, inland waters, or rivers, may be authorized by the Coast Guard District Commander of the district to carry on board such number of persons in addition to its crew as shall be deemed necessary to carry on the legitimate business of such towing vessel or barge, not exceeding, however, one person to every net ton of the towing vessel.

(b) A Coast Guard District Commander granting a license to a vessel engaged in towing to carry persons in addition to its crew shall notify the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection, in whose jurisdiction the vessel receiving the permit is engaged, and the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection, shall keep a record of the same.

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Executive Order ... 12234

Executive Order ... 12777

Title 46 published on 2015-12-02

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR Part 31 after this date.

  • 2016-07-22; vol. 81 # 141 - Friday, July 22, 2016
    1. 81 FR 48220 - Harmonization of Standards for Fire Protection, Detection, and Extinguishing Equipment
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective August 22, 2016. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register on August 22, 2016.
      33 CFR Parts 140, 145, 148, and 149