Regulation 14-1 - Hatchway coamings
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Regulation 14-1 - Hatchway coamings

  (1) The coamings of hatchways shall be of substantial construction in accordance with their position, and their height above the deck shall be at least as follows:

  • (a) 600 mm if in position 1; and

  • (b) 450 mm if in position 2.

  (2) In the case of hatchways which comply with regulation 16 (2) through (5), the height of these coamings may be reduced, or the coamings omitted entirely, on condition that the Administration is satisfied that the safety of the ship is not thereby impaired in any sea conditions.

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