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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter TPart 178Subpart B → §178.215


Title 46: Shipping
PART 178—INTACT STABILITY AND SEAWORTHINESS
Subpart B—Stability Instructions for Operating Personnel


§178.215   Weight of passengers and crew.

(a) This section applies to each vessel, regardless of when constructed, for which stability information is based on the results of a simplified stability proof test.

(b) Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this section, and if not provided in the stability information required, the owner of each vessel must provide the master with the total test weight used in the simplified stability proof test and the number of passengers and crew included in the total test weight. Owners and masters must use a total weight of passengers and crew carried that is based upon an assumed weight per person, which is determined in accordance with §170.090 of this chapter.

(c) The information specified in paragraph (b) of this section need not be provided if the owner attests that the vessel complies with applicable intact stability requirements when carrying the number of passengers and crew permitted by the Certificate of Inspection with an assumed weight per person determined in accordance with §170.090 of this chapter.

[USCG-2007-0030, 75 FR 78087, Dec. 14, 2010]

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