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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter TPart 182Subpart E → §182.540


Title 46: Shipping
PART 182—MACHINERY INSTALLATION
Subpart E—Bilge and Ballast Systems


§182.540   Ballast systems.

(a) Ballast piping must not be installed in any compartment integral with the hull of a wooden vessel. Where the carriage of liquid ballast in such a vessel is necessary, suitable ballast tanks, structurally independent of the hull, must be provided.

(b) Solid and water ballast must comply with the requirements of part 178 of this subchapter.

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