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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter EPart 45Subpart E → §45.177


Title 46: Shipping
PART 45—GREAT LAKES LOAD LINES
Subpart E—Unmanned River Barges on Lake Michigan Routes


§45.177   Freeboard requirements.

(a) All barges must have a minimum freeboard of 24 inches (610 mm).

(b) Additionally, open hopper barges must have a combined freeboard plus cargo box coaming height of at least 54 inches (1,372 mm).

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