Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations
15 (1) Valves or cocks shall be fitted to all suctions and discharges that pass through the hull of a fishing vessel below the weatherdeck.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to
(a) pump discharges of 38 mm or less in internal diameter that are situated above the load water line;
(b) keel cooling systems; or
(c) scuppers that pass from the weatherdeck to the ship’s side above the load water line.
(3) The cocks or valves required by subsection (1) shall be fitted as close to the side of the fishing vessel as possible.
(4) Suction and discharge valves and cocks on a steel fishing vessel shall be attached to the plating of the hull or to the plating of fabricated water boxes by
(a) bolts with countersunk heads tapped through the plating, or
(b) studs that are screwed into heavy steel pads welded or riveted to the plating and that do not penetrate the plating,
and such valves or cocks shall be fitted with spigots passing through the plating.
(5) Suction and discharge valves and cocks on a wooden fishing vessel shall be attached to the hull by the methods prescribed in Schedule VII or any other method accepted by the Board after full particulars have been submitted to it.
- SOR/95-372, s. 7(F)
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