104.106 Passenger access area.§ 104.106 Passenger access area.
(a) A ferry, passenger vessel, or cruise ship may designate areas within the vessel as passenger access areas.
(b) A passenger access area is a defined space, within the area over which the owner or operator has implemented security measures for access control, of a ferry, passenger vessel, or cruise ship that is open to passengers. It is not a secure area and does not require a TWIC for unescorted access.
(c) Passenger access areas may not include any areas defined as restricted areas in the VSP.[USCG-2006-24196, 72 FR 3579, Jan. 25, 2007, as amended by USCG-2008-0179, 73 FR 35009, June 19, 2008]