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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter CPart 25Subpart 25.45 → §25.45-1


Title 46: Shipping
PART 25—REQUIREMENTS
Subpart 25.45—Cooking, Heating, and Lighting Systems


§25.45-1   Heating and lighting systems on vessels carrying passengers for hire.

(a) No fuel may be used in any heating or lighting system on any vessel carrying passengers for hire without the approval of Commandant (CG-ENG), except—

(1) Alcohol, solid,

(2) Alcohol, liquid, combustible,

(3) Fuel oil, No. 1, No. 2, or No. 3,

(4) Kerosene,

(5) Wood or,

(6) Coal.

(b) Heating and lighting systems using alcohol must meet the following requirements:

(1) Containers of solidified alcohol must be properly secured to a fixed base.

(2) Fluid alcohol burners, where wet priming is used, must have—

(i) A catch pan of not less than 34 ” depth secured inside the frame of the stove; or

(ii) The metal protection under the stove flanged up at least 34 ” to form a pan.

(c) Heating and lighting systems using kerosene or fuel oil must meet the following requirements:

(1) Where wet priming is used, each system must have—

(i) A catch pan of not less than 34 ” depth secured inside the frame of the stove; or

(ii) The metal protection under the stove flanged up at least 34 ” to form a pan.

(2) Fuel tanks must be—

(i) Separated from the stove that they serve;

(ii) Mounted in a location open to the atmosphere or mounted inside a compartment that is vented to the atmosphere; and

(iii) Fitted with an outside fill and vent.

(d) Heating systems using wood or coal installed after August 9, 1989, shall be installed in accordance with the guidelines in chapter 6 of NFPA 302.

[CGD 83-013, 54 FR 6402, Feb. 10, 1989 and CGD 83-013, 55 FR 3959, Feb. 6, 1990; CGD 95-072, 60 FR 50461, Sept. 29, 1995; CGD 96-041, 61 FR 50726, Sept. 27, 1996; USCG-2009-0702, 74 FR 49225, Sept. 25, 2009]

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