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§96.35-90 Vessels contracted for before November 23, 1992.
Vessels contracted for before November 23, 1992, must meet the following requirements:
(a) Each vessel must satisfy §§96.35-5 through 96.35-20 concerning the number of items and method of stowage of equipment.
(b) Items of equipment previously approved, but not meeting the applicable specifications set forth in §96.35-5, may continue in service as long as they are maintained in good condition to the satisfaction of the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection; but each item in an installation or a replacement must meet all applicable specifications.
(c) After November 23, 1994, each respirator must either satisfy §96.35-5(b) or be a self-contained compressed-air breathing apparatus previously approved by MSHA and NIOSH under part 160, subpart 160.011, of this chapter.
[CGD 86-036, 57 FR 48326, Oct. 23, 1992]