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Life Saving Equipment Regulations

Version of section 97 from 2006-03-22 to 2023-12-19:

  •  (1) A Class X ship that is a tanker and has free-fall launching devices may carry, instead of the lifeboats required by subsection 96(1), enough totally enclosed lifeboats, capable of being free-fall launched over the stern of the ship, to accommodate the complement.

  • (2) The lifeboats referred to in subsection (1) shall be fire-protected and shall have a self-contained air support system unless the ship is engaged

    • (a) on a home-trade voyage, Class IV;

    • (b) on a minor waters voyage, Class II; or

    • (c) solely in the carriage of bunker oils and maritime diesel oils the flashpoint of which exceeds 60°C as determined in a closed-cup test.

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34
  • SOR/2004-253, s. 2

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