(2) If the water temperature is more than 15°C, the vessel may carry on board a buoyant apparatus instead of a life raft.
(3) A buoyant apparatus shall be of a type that has been approved by the United States Coast Guard and the information contained in the nameplate shall be in English and French.
Life-Saving Appliances — Additional Requirements for Tugs
509 (1) If there are two or more persons on board a tug that is more than 8.5 m in length, it shall carry on board one or more life rafts with a total capacity sufficient to carry all the persons on board.
(2) A tug that engages in voyages beyond the limits of a near coastal voyage, Class 2 shall not carry on board a coastal life raft unless it carried such a life raft on board before the day on which these Regulations came into force.
Vessel Safety Equipment
Column 1 Column 2 Item Length Vessel Safety Equipment 1 not more than 9 m 2 more than 9 m but not more than 12 m 3 more than 12 m
(2) A bailer or manual bilge pump is not required to be carried on board a workboat that cannot retain a sufficient quantity of water to make it capsize or whose compartments are sealed and are not readily accessible.
(3) When operating within a recognized log booming ground, a tug that is not more than 6 m in length is not required to carry on board the manual propelling device or anchor set out in the table to subsection (1).
Column 1 Column 2 Item Length Navigation Equipment 1 not more than 9 m 2 more than 9 m but not more than 12 m 3 more than 12 m
(2) A magnetic compass is not required to be carried on board a workboat that is not more than 8 m in length and that navigates within sight of seamarks.
Column 1 Column 2 Item Length Firefighting Equipment 1 not more than 6 m 2 more than 6 m but not more than 9 m 3 more than 9 m but not more than 12 m 4 more than 12 m
(a) a 2A:20B:C portable fire extinguisher;
(b) a 2A:20B:C portable fire extinguisher at the following locations:
(c) a 20B:C portable fire extinguisher at the entrance to the engine space;
(d) a manual or power-driven fire pump, located outside the engine space, that conforms to the construction standards;
(e) a fire hose and nozzle from which a jet of water can be directed into any part of the vessel;
(f) a fire axe; and
(g) two fire buckets
(2) A workboat that is not power-driven and is not equipped with an electrical system is not required to carry on board the portable fire extinguisher set out in paragraph (a) of items 1 to 4 of the table to subsection (1).
(3) The portable fire extinguishers set out in the table to subsection (1) shall be mounted with a clamp or bracket that provides a quick and positive release.
(4) A portable fire extinguisher intended for use in an accommodation space, or stored in an accommodation space, shall not contain a gas extinguishing agent.
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