[USC02] 46 USC 5111: Providing loading information
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46 USC 5111: Providing loading information Text contains those laws in effect on October 27, 2020
From Title 46-SHIPPINGSubtitle II-Vessels and SeamenPart C-Load Lines of VesselsCHAPTER 51-LOAD LINES
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§5111. Providing loading information

The Secretary may prescribe regulations requiring the owner, charterer, managing operator, and agent of a vessel to provide loading information (including information on loading distribution, stability, and margin of strength) to the master or individual in charge of the vessel in a language the master or individual understands.

( Pub. L. 99–509, title V, §5101(2), Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1917 .)

Historical and Revision Notes

Section 5111 authorizes the Secretary to prescribe regulations requiring that the master of a vessel be provided with loading and stability information for the vessel that the master understands.