149.313 How must survival craft be arranged§ 149.313 How must survival craft be arranged?
The operator must arrange survival craft so that they meet the requirements of 46 CFR 108.525 (a) and § 108.530 and so that they -
(a) Are readily accessible in an emergency;
(b) Are accessible for inspection, maintenance, and testing;
(c) Are in locations clear of overboard discharge piping or openings, and obstructions below; and
(d) Are located so that survival craft with an aggregate capacity to accommodate 100% of the total number of persons authorized to be berthed are readily accessible from the personnel berthing area.[USCG-1998-3884, 71 FR 57651, Sept. 29, 2006, as amended by USCG-2013-0397, 78 FR 39179, July 1, 2013]