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46 CFR Subchapter M

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Subpart A—General

§140.100   Purpose.
§140.105   Applicability and delayed implementation for existing vessels.

Subpart B—General Operational Safety

§140.205   General vessel operation.
§140.210   Responsibilities of the master and crew.

Subpart C—[Reserved]

Subpart D—Crew Safety

§140.400   Personnel records.
§140.405   Emergency duties and duty stations.
§140.410   Safety orientation.
§140.415   Orientation for individuals that are not crewmembers.
§140.420   Emergency drills and instruction.
§140.425   Fall overboard prevention.
§140.430   Wearing of work vests.
§140.435   First aid equipment.

Subpart E—Safety and Health

§140.500   General.
§140.505   General health and safety requirements.
§140.510   Identification and mitigation of health and safety hazards.
§140.515   Training requirements.

Subpart F—Vessel Operational Safety

§140.600   Applicability.
§140.605   Vessel stability.
§140.610   Hatches and other openings.
§140.615   Examinations and tests.
§140.620   Navigational safety equipment.
§140.625   Navigation underway.
§140.630   Lookout.
§140.635   Navigation assessment.
§140.640   Pilothouse resource management.
§140.645   Navigation safety training.
§140.650   Operational readiness of lifesaving and fire suppression and detection equipment.
§140.655   Prevention of oil and garbage pollution.
§140.660   Vessel security.
§140.665   Inspection and testing required when making alterations, repairs, or other such operations involving riveting, welding, burning, or like fire-producing actions.
§140.670   Use of auto pilot.

Subpart G—Navigation and Communication Equipment

§140.700   Applicability.
§140.705   Charts and nautical publications.
§140.710   Marine radar.
§140.715   Communications equipment.
§140.720   Navigation lights, shapes, and sound signals.
§140.725   Additional navigation equipment.

Subpart H—Towing Safety

§140.800   Applicability.
§140.801   Towing gear.
§140.805   Towing safety.
§140.820   Recordkeeping for towing gear.

Subpart I—Vessel Records

§140.900   Marine casualty reporting.
§140.905   Official logbooks.
§140.910   Towing vessel record or record specified by TSMS.
§140.915   Items to be recorded.

Subpart J—Penalties

§140.1000   Statutory penalties.
§140.1005   Suspension and revocation.

Subpart A—General

§143.100   Purpose.
§143.105   Applicability.
§143.115   Definitions
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Subpart B—Requirements for All Towing Vessels

§143.200   Applicability.
§143.205   General.
§143.210   Alternate design or operational considerations.
§143.215   Existing vessels built to class.
§143.220   Machinery space fire prevention.
§143.225   Control and monitoring requirements.
§143.230   Alarms and monitoring.
§143.235   General alarms.
§143.240   Communication requirements.
§143.245   Readiness and testing.
§143.250   System isolation and markings.
§143.255   Fuel system requirements.
§143.260   Fuel shutoff requirements.
§143.265   Additional fuel system requirements for towing vessels built after January 18, 2000.
§143.270   Piping systems and tanks.
§143.275   Bilge pumps or other dewatering capability.
§143.300   Pressure vessels.
§143.400   Electrical systems, general.
§143.410   Shipboard lighting.
§143.415   Navigation lights.
§143.450   Pilothouse alerter system.
§143.460   Towing machinery.

Subpart C—Requirements for New Towing Vessels

§143.500   Applicability.
§143.510   Verification of compliance with design standards.
§143.515   Towing vessels built to recognized classification society rules.
§143.520   Towing vessels built to American Boat and Yacht Council standards.
§143.540   Pumps, pipes, valves, and fittings for essential systems.
§143.545   Pressure vessels.
§143.550   Steering systems.
§143.555   Electrical power sources, generators, and motors.
§143.560   Electrical distribution panels and switchboards.
§143.565   Electrical overcurrent protection other than generators and motors.
§143.570   Electrical grounding and ground detection.
§143.575   Electrical conductors, connections, and equipment.
§143.580   Alternative electrical installations.
§143.585   General requirements for propulsion, steering, and related controls on vessels that move tank barges carrying oil or hazardous material in bulk.
§143.590   Propulsor redundancy on vessels that move tank barges carrying oil or hazardous material in bulk.
§143.595   Vessels with one propulsor that move tank barges carrying oil or hazardous material in bulk.
§143.600   Alternative standards for vessels that move tank barges carrying oil or hazardous material in bulk.
§143.605   Demonstration of compliance on vessels that move tank barges carrying oil or hazardous material in bulk.

Subpart A—General

§144.100   Purpose.
§144.105   Applicability and delayed implementation.
§144.120   A classed vessel.
§144.125   A vessel with a load line.
§144.130   A vessel built to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended, requirements.
§144.135   Verification of compliance with design standards.
§144.140   Qualifications.
§144.145   Procedures for verification of compliance with design standards.
§144.155   Verification of compliance with design standards for a sister vessel.
§144.160   Marking.

Subpart B—Structure

§144.200   Structural standards for an existing vessel.
§144.205   Structural standards for a new vessel.
§144.215   Special consideration.

Subpart C—Stability and Watertight Integrity

§144.300   Stability standards for an existing vessel.
§144.305   Stability standards for a new vessel.
§144.310   Lifting requirements for a new vessel.
§144.315   Weight and moment history requirements for a vessel with approved lightweight characteristics.
§144.320   Watertight or weathertight integrity.
§144.330   Review of a vessel's watertight and weathertight integrity.

Subpart D—Fire Protection

§144.400   Applicability.
§144.405   Fire hazards to be minimized.
§144.410   Separation of machinery and fuel tank spaces from accommodation spaces.
§144.415   Combustibles insulated from heated surfaces.
§144.425   Waste receptacles.
§144.430   Mattresses.

Subpart E—Emergency Escape

§144.500   Means of escape.
§144.505   Location of escapes.
§144.510   Window as a means of escape.
§144.515   One means of escape required.

Subpart F—Ventilation

§144.600   Ventilation for accommodations.
§144.605   Means to stop fans and close openings.
§144.610   Ventilation in a vessel more than 65 feet in length.

Subpart G—Crew Spaces

§144.700   General requirements.
§144.710   Overnight accommodations.
§144.720   Crew rest consideration.

Subpart H—Rails and Guards

§144.800   Handrails and bulwarks.
§144.810   Storm rails.
§144.820   Guards in dangerous places.
§144.830   Protection against hot piping.

Subpart I—Visibility

§144.905   Operating station visibility.
§144.920   Window or portlight strength in a new vessel.

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