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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter DPart 35 → Subpart 35.07


Title 46: Shipping
PART 35—OPERATIONS


Subpart 35.07—Logbook Entries


Contents
§35.07-1   Application—TB/ALL.
§35.07-5   Logbooks and records—TB/ALL.
§35.07-10   Actions required to be logged—TB/ALL.

§35.07-1   Application—TB/ALL.

(a) Except as specifically noted, the provisions of this subpart shall apply to all tank vessels.

§35.07-5   Logbooks and records—TB/ALL.

(a) The master or person in charge of a vessel that is required by 46 U.S.C. 11301 to have an official logbook shall maintain the logbook on form CG-706. The official logbook is available free to masters of U.S.-flag vessels from the officer in Charge, Marine Inspection, as form CG-706B or CG-706C, depending on the number of persons employed in the crew. When the voyage is completed, the master or person in charge shall file the logbook with the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection.

(b) The master or person in charge of a vessel that is not required by 46 U.S.C. 11301 to have an official logbook, shall maintain, on board, an unofficial logbook or record in any form desired for the purposes of making entries therein as required by law or regulations in this subchapter. Such logs or records are not filed with the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection, but must be kept available for review by a marine inspector for a period of 1 year after the date to which the records refer. Separate records of tests and inspections of fire fighting equipment must be maintained with the vessel's logs for the period of validity of the vessel's certificate of inspection.

[CGD 95-027, 61 FR 25999, May 23, 1996]

§35.07-10   Actions required to be logged—TB/ALL.

(a) General—TB/ALL. The actions and observations noted in this section shall be entered in the Official Logbook or in logs or records considered to take place of the Official Logbooks. This section contains no requirements which are not made in specific laws or in other regulations in this subchapter, the items being merely grouped together for convenience.

(b) Entries—T/ALL. Entries shall be made in the logs of tankships with respect to the following:

(1) Onboard training, musters, and drills: held in accordance with subchapter W (Lifesaving Appliances or Arrangements) of this chapter.

(2) Draft and load line marks. For tankships of 150 gross tons and over, prior to leaving port for ocean, coastwise, and Great Lakes voyages only. See §35.20-5.

(3) Verification of vessel compliance with applicable stability requirements. After loading and prior to departure and at all other times necessary to assure the safety of the vessel. See §35.20-7.

(4) Steering gear tests. Prior to departure, or for tank ships on voyages of less than 48 hours duration or tankships operating on lakes, bays, sounds and rivers, once every week. See §35.20-10.

(5) Fuel oil data. Upon receipt of fuel oil on board to be used as fuel. See §35.25-10.

(6) Inspections and tests of firefighting equipment. Once every year. See §31.10-18 of this subchapter.

(7) Operation and inspection of the emergency lighting and power systems. Once in each week that the vessel is navigated. See §35.10-15.

(8) Cargo gear inspections: At least once a month. See §31.37-70 of this subchapter.

(c) Entries—B/ALL. Entries shall be made in the records for tank barges with respect to the following:

(1) Inspections and tests of firefighting equipment. Once every year. See §31.10-18 of this subchapter.

(2) Draft and load line marks. For tank barges of 150 gross tons and over, prior to leaving port for ocean, coastwise, and Great Lakes voyages only.

(3) Cargo gear inspections: At least once a month. See §31.37-70 of this subchapter.

(4) Verification of vessel compliance with applicable stability requirements. After loading and prior to departure and at all other times necessary to assure the safety of the vessel. See §35.20-7.

[CGFR 65-50, 30 FR 16704, Dec. 30, 1965, as amended by CGD 89-037, 57 FR 41821, Sept. 11, 1992; CGD 84-069, 61 FR 25286, May 20, 1996, CGD 95-028, 62 FR 51199, Sept. 30, 1997]

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