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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter TPart 176Subpart I → §176.930


Title 46: Shipping
PART 176—INSPECTION AND CERTIFICATION
Subpart I—International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as Amended (SOLAS)


§176.930   Equivalents.

As outlined in Chapter I (General Provisions) Regulation 5, of SOLAS, the Commandant may accept an equivalent to a particular fitting, material, apparatus, or any particular provision required by SOLAS regulations if satisfied that such equivalent is at least as effective as that required by the regulations. An owner or managing operator of a vessel may submit a request for the acceptance of an equivalent following the procedures in §175.540 of this chapter. The acceptance of an equivalent must be indicated on the vessel's SOLAS Passenger Ship Safety Certificate or Safety Management Certificate, as appropriate.

[CGD 95-073, 62 FR 67515, Dec. 24, 1997, as amended by USCG-2007-0030, 75 FR 78087, Dec. 14, 2010]

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