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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter HPart 76Subpart 76.17 → §76.17-90


Title 46: Shipping
PART 76—FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT
Subpart 76.17—Foam Extinguishing Systems, Details


§76.17-90   Installations contracted for prior to November 19, 1952.

(a) Installation contracted for prior to November 19, 1952, shall meet the following requirements:

(1) Existing arrangements, materials, and facilities previously approved shall be considered satisfactory so long as they meet the minimum requirements of this paragraph and they are maintained in good condition to the satisfaction of the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection. Minor repairs and alterations may be made to the same standards as the original installation.

(2) The details of the systems shall be in general agreement with §§76.17-5 through 76.17-20, with the exception of §76.17-5(a)(2), insofar as is reasonable and practicable. A 6-inch blanket of foam in 5 minutes for tanks and 3 minutes for other spaces will be considered as meeting the requirements of §76.17-5.

(b) [Reserved]

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