110.1 (1) Every ship shall carry, prominently displayed, the most recent life saving equipment plan that the Board approved for the ship.
(2) Despite subsection (1), a passenger ship of 25 m in length or under is not required to display a life saving equipment plan if doing so is impracticable because of the size or design of the ship.
(3) Every passenger ship shall make an announcement for the information of passengers before the ship leaves any place where passengers embark.
(4) The announcement shall
(a) specify the location of lifejackets;
(b) in each area of the ship, inform the passengers in that area of the location of lifejackets that are closest to them;
(c) specify the location of survival craft and muster stations; and
(d) in each area of the ship, inform the passengers in that area of the location of survival craft that are closest to them.
(5) The announcement shall be
(a) in either official language or in both, according to the needs of the passengers; and
(b) in the most recent format approved by the Board as meeting the requirements of this section.
- SOR/2001-179, s. 40;
- SOR/2002-122, s. 2.
111. Every passenger ship shall have an evacuation procedure for the safe evacuation of the complement from the ship within 30 minutes after the abandon-ship signal is given.
- SOR/96-218, s. 34;
- SOR/2006-256, s. 9.
Evacuation of New Ships, Class IX
112. The survival craft required for a new ship that is a Class IX ship shall be capable of being launched with their full complement and equipment within 10 minutes after the abandon-ship signal is given.
- SOR/96-218, s. 34.
Maintenance, Servicing and Training
113. The following inspections and tests shall be carried out and recorded in the official log of a ship once every week on a Safety Convention ship and once every two weeks on any other ship:
(a) survival craft and launching devices shall be visually inspected to ensure that they are ready for use;
(b) the motor of lifeboats and rescue boats shall be run ahead and astern for a total period of not less than three minutes; and
(c) the general emergency alarm system shall be tested.
- SOR/96-218, s.34;
- SOR/2001-179, s. 41;
- SOR/2004-26, s. 26
114. (1) Every ship shall carry maintenance manuals for life saving equipment that contain the following information from the equipment manufacturers:
(a) maintenance and repair instructions;
(b) schedules for periodic maintenance;
(c) diagrams of lubrication points with recommended lubricants;
(d) lists of replaceable parts;
(e) if available, up-to-date lists of suppliers of spare parts; and
(f) logs for the records of inspection and maintenance.
(2) The maintenance manuals shall be
(a) drafted in easily understood terms; and
(b) made available
(i) in English and French, and
(ii) in sufficient numbers to provide easy access to all crew members.
(3) Maintenance of life saving equipment shall be carried out in accordance with the instructions in the manuals referred to in subsection (1).
- SOR/96-218, s. 34;
- SOR/2001-179, s. 42.
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