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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter SPart 170Subpart H → §170.248

Title 46: Shipping
Subpart H—Watertight Bulkhead Doors

§170.248   Applicability.

(a) Except as provided in paragraphs (b) through (d) of this section, this subpart applies to vessels with watertight doors in bulkheads that have been made watertight to comply with the flooding or damage stability regulations in this subchapter.

(b) A watertight door on a MODU must comply with §174.100 of this subchapter.

(c) A watertight door on a self-propelled hopper dredge with a working freeboard must comply with §174.335 of this subchapter.

(d) Unless permitted otherwise, each vessel constructed on or after January 1, 2009 and issued a SOLAS Passenger Ship Safety Certificate or a SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate must comply with the applicable regulations of IMO Res. MSC.216(82) in addition to the requirements of this subpart (IMO Res. MSC.216(82) incorporated by reference, see §170.015).

[CGD 79-023, 48 FR 51010, Nov. 4, 1983, as amended by CGD 76-080, 54 FR 36977, Sept. 6, 1989; USCG-2007-0030, 75 FR 78084, Dec. 14, 2010]

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