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Large Fishing Vessel Inspection Regulations

Version of section 33 from 2006-03-22 to 2021-06-22:

  •  (1) The propulsion machinery of every fishing vessel propelled by steam shall have all pistons, cylinders, slide valves, main bearings, top and bottom end bearings and crankshaft opened up for inspection at intervals not exceeding four years.

  • (2) The auxiliary machinery of every fishing vessel propelled by steam shall have such of the following parts, namely, thrusts, main shafts, feed pumps, oil fuel pumps and other essential pumps, condensers, evaporators, feed heaters and their mountings, fuel tanks, bilge pumping arrangements, pipes and valves opened up for inspection, or tested, once every four years as the inspector deems necessary.

  • (3) The propulsion and auxiliary machinery of every fishing vessel of more than 150 tons, gross tonnage, propelled by steam shall be inspected annually as follows:

    • (a) parts that are opened up for adjustment or overhaul and are available during the attendance of the inspector, or are reported to be defective, shall be inspected; and

    • (b) a running trial shall be held on the main engines, steering gear, pumps essential to the safe operation of the ship, and any other part that may be requested by the inspector, and where any part is not to the satisfaction of the inspector, he may require that part to be opened up for inspection and overhaul.

  • SOR/96-216, s. 11(F)

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