|369C||Title:||MERCHANT SHIPPING (INSTRUCTIONS TO SURVEYORS) (PASSENGER SHIPS) REGULATIONS||Gazette Number:|
(1) Inclining Experiment: Every new passenger ship shall be inclined upon its completion and the elements of its stability determined.
The Surveyor is to witness the inclining of the ship and satisfy himself that it is carried out in such manner and under such conditions as will give satisfactory results.
(2) Stability Data: The owners shall supply the operating personnel with such information as may appear necessary for their guidance in loading and ballasting the ship to ensure sufficient stability in all usual service conditions.
A copy of the information supplied is to be forwarded to the Principal Surveyor of Ships for information and record.
(3) If any permanent ballast is placed in the ship its nature, amount, and distribution are to be reported.