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In lieu of meeting §§ 143.585 through 143.595, a towing vessel may comply with Sections 7–5 (class ABCU) and 3–5 (class R2) of Part 4 of the ABS Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels Under 90 Meters (295 Feet) in Length (incorporated by reference, see § 136.112 of this subchapter), except that a vessel that operates exclusively on rivers or intracoastal waterways does not need to comply with 4–7–4/3.9 and the automatic day tank fill pump requirement of 4–7–4/25.3.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Code of Federal Regulations Title 46. Shipping § 46.143.600 Alternative standards for vessels that move tank barges carrying oil or hazardous material in bulk - last updated October 03, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/cfr/title-46-shipping/cfr-sect-46-143-600/
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