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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter KPart 119Subpart E → §119.530


Title 46: Shipping
PART 119—MACHINERY INSTALLATION
Subpart E—Bilge and Ballast Systems


§119.530   Bilge high level alarms.

(a) Each vessel must be provided with a visual and audible alarm at the operating station to indicate a high water level in each of the following normally unmanned spaces:

(1) A space with a through-hull fitting below the deepest load waterline, such as a lazarette;

(2) A machinery space bilge, bilge well, shaft alley bilge, or other spaces subject to flooding from sea water piping within the space; and

(3) A space with a non-watertight closure , such as a space with a non-watertight hatch on the main deck.

(b) A visual indicator must be provided at the operating station to indicate when any automatic bilge pump is operating.

[CGD 85-080, 61 FR 922, Jan. 10, 1996; 61 FR 20556, May 7, 1996, as amended by USCG-2014-0688, 79 FR 58283, Sept. 29, 2014]

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