Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations
13 (1) Exhaust pipes from the main engines and from auxiliary engines of a fishing vessel shall be permanently mounted and shall lead to the open air outside the vessel through the uppermost deck or canopy or through the side.
(2) Where the exhaust pipes referred to in subsection (1) pass through the uppermost deck or canopy, they shall be of sufficient height to ensure that exhaust gases are prevented from escaping into the fishing vessel.
(3) Where the exhaust pipes referred to in subsection (1) pass through the side of a fishing vessel, the connection shall be watertight and provision shall be made to prevent the engine from being flooded.
(4) All exhaust pipes on a fishing vessel shall be well secured and be clear of all woodwork and other combustible materials and, where considered necessary by an inspector, they shall be covered with lagging.
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