(1) The construction and means for securing the
weathertightness of cargo and other hatchways in position 1 and 2
shall be at least equivalent to the requirements of regulation 16, unless the application of regulation
15 to such hatchways is granted by the Administration.
(2) Coamings and hatchway covers to exposed hatchways
on decks above the superstructure deck shall comply with the requirements
of the Administration.