Regulation 13 - Position of Hatchways, Doorways and Ventilators
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Regulation 13 - Position of Hatchways, Doorways and Ventilators

 For the purpose of the Regulations, two positions of hatchways, doorways and ventilators are defined as follows:

  • Position 1 - Upon exposed freeboard and raised quarter decks, and upon exposed superstructure decks situated forward of a point located a quarter of the ship's length from the forward perpendicular.

  • Position 2 - Upon exposed superstructure decks situated abaft a quarter of the ship's length from the forward perpendicular.


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