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e-CFR data is current as of February 20, 2020

Title 46Chapter ISubchapter UPart 196Subpart 196.37 → §196.37-3


Title 46: Shipping
PART 196—OPERATIONS
Subpart 196.37—Markings for Fire and Emergency Equipment, etc.


§196.37-3   General.

(a) It is the intent of this subpart to provide such markings as are necessary for the guidance of the persons on board in case of an emergency. In any specific case, and particularly on small vessels, where it can be shown to the satisfaction of the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection, that the prescribed markings are unnecessary for the guidance of the persons on board in case of emergency, such markings may be modified or omitted.

(b) In addition to English, notices, directional signs, etc., shall be printed in languages appropriate to the service of the vessel.

(c) Where in this subpart red letters are specified, letters of a contrasting color on a red background will be accepted.

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