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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter LPart 131Subpart E → §131.520


Title 46: Shipping
PART 131—OPERATIONS
Subpart E—Tests, Drills, and Inspections


§131.520   Hatches and other openings.

Before any vessel leaves protected waters, the master shall ensure that the vessel's exposed cargo hatches and other openings in the hull are closed; made properly watertight by the use of tarpaulins, gaskets, or similar devices; and properly secured for sea.

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