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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter LPart 131Subpart F → §131.620

Title 46: Shipping
Subpart F—Logs

§131.620   Matters that must be logged.

The following matters must be entered in each vessel's logbook:

(a) Safety Orientation for Offshore Workers. As held. See §131.320.

(b) Tests and inspection of Steering Gear, Whistle, and Means of Communication. Before departure. See §131.505.

(c) Draft and Loadline Markings. Before leaving port. Ocean and coastwise voyages only. See §131.510.

(d) Verification of Compliance with Applicable Stability Requirements. See §131.513.

(e) Periodic Sanitary Inspections. After periodic sanitary inspections made by the master. See §131.515.

(f) Hatches and Other Openings. Each opening and closing, or departure from port without closing (except by vessels on protected waters). See §131.520.

(g) Tests of Emergency Lighting and Power. Weekly, monthly, and twice-yearly. See §131.525.

(h) Abandon-Ship Training and Drills, and Firefighting Training and Drills. As held. See §§131.530 and 131.535.

(i) Inspection of Lifeboat Winches. Once each 3 months. See §131.570.

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