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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter UPart 196 → Subpart 196.35


Title 46: Shipping
PART 196—OPERATIONS


Subpart 196.35—Logbook Entries


Contents
§196.35-1   Application.
§196.35-3   Logbooks and records.
§196.35-5   Actions required to be logged.

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§196.35-1   Application.

(a) Except as specifically noted, the provisions of this subpart shall apply to all manned vessels.

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§196.35-3   Logbooks and records.

(a) The master or person in charge of an oceanographic research vessel that is required by 46 U.S.C. 11301 to have an official logbook may maintain the logbook on form CG-706 or in the owner's format for an official logbook. Such logs must be kept available for a review for a period of 1 year after the date to which the records refer, or for the period of validity of the vessel's current certificate of inspection, whichever is longer. When the voyage is completed, the master or person in charge shall file the logbook with the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection.

(b) The master or person in charge of a vessel that is not required by 46 U.S.C. 11301 to have an official logbook, shall maintain, on aboard, an unofficial logbook or record in any form desired for the purposes of making entries therein as required by law or regulations in this subchapter. Such logs or records are not filed with the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection, but must be kept available for review by a marine inspector for a period of 1 year after the date to which the records refer. Separate records of tests and inspections of fire fighting equipment must be maintained with the vessel's logs for the period of validity of the vessel's certificate of inspection.

[CGD 95-027, 61 FR 26013, May 23, 1996]

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§196.35-5   Actions required to be logged.

The actions and observations noted in this section shall be entered in the official logbook. This section contains no requirements which are not made in other portions of this subchapter, the items being merely grouped together for convenience.

(a) Onboard training, musters, and drills: held in accordance with subchapter W (Lifesaving Appliances and Arrangements) of this chapter.

(b) Steering gear, whistle, and means of communication. Prior to departure. See §196.15-3.

(c) Drafts and load line marks. Prior to leaving port, ocean, coastwise, and Great Lakes service only. See §196.15-5.

(d) Verification of vessel compliance with applicable stability requirements. After loading and prior to departure and at all other times necessary to assure the safety of the vessel. See §196.15-7.

(e) Loading doors. Where applicable, every closing and any opening when not docked. See §196.15-18.

(f) Emergency lighting and power systems. Weekly and semiannually. See §196.15-30.

(g) Fuel oil data: Upon receipt of fuel oil on board. See §196.15-55.

(h) Hatches and other openings. All openings and closings required by §196.15-20.

(i) Magazines and magazine chests. Maximum and minimum temperatures as required by §196.85-1(b).

(j) Portable vans, prior to departure. See §195.11-25(e) of this subchapter.

(k) Weight handling gear, prior to departure. See §189.35-13(b) of this subchapter.

[CGFR 67-83, 33 FR 1158, Jan. 27, 1988, as amended by CGD 89-037, 57 FR 41828, Sept. 11, 1992; CGD 84-069, 61 FR 25313, May 20, 1996]

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