Deviations from rules and reporting: Non-operating equipment.
If during a voyage any equipment required by this part stops operating properly, the person directing the movement of the vessel may continue to the next port of call, subject to the directions of the District Commander or the Captain of the Port, as provided by part 160 of this chapter.
If the vessel's radar, radio navigation receivers, gyrocompass, echo depth sounding device, or primary steering gear stops operating properly, the person directing the movement of the vessel must report or cause to be reported that it is not operating properly to the nearest Captain of the Port, District Commander, or, if participating in a Vessel Traffic Service, to the Vessel Traffic Center, as soon as possible.
(Sec. 2, Pub. L. 95-474, 92 Stat. 1471 (
33 U.S.C. 1221
); 49 CFR 1.46(n)(4)
[CGD 74-77, 42 FR 5956, Jan. 31, 1977]
For Federal Register citations affecting § 164.53
, see the List of CFR Sections Affected, which appears in the Finding Aids section of the printed volume and at www.fdsys.gov.