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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter WPart 199Subpart C → §199.211


Title 46: Shipping
PART 199—LIFESAVING SYSTEMS FOR CERTAIN INSPECTED VESSELS
Subpart C—Additional Requirements for Passenger Vessels


§199.211   Lifebuoys.

(a) Each passenger vessel must carry the number of lifebuoys prescribed in table 199.211 of this section.

Table 199.211—Requirements for Lifebuoys for Passenger Vessels

Length of vessel in meters (feet)Minimum number of lifebuoys
Under 60 (196)8
60(196) and under 120(393)12
120(393) and under 180 (590)18
180 (590) and under 240 (787)24
240 (787) and over30

(b) Notwithstanding §199.70(a)(3)(ii), each passenger vessel under 60 meters (196 feet) in length must carry at least six lifebuoys with self-igniting lights.

[CGD 84-069, 61 FR 25313, May 20, 1996; 61 FR 40281, Aug. 1, 1996]

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