OAR 250-022-0050
Equipment Requirements

All vessels engaged in plankton harvest must comply with the provisions of the following statutes and related administrative rules: State Statute — Applicable to Klamath Plankton Harvest Vessels:


ORS 830.210 (Operating improperly equipped boat prohibited) — Yes — Operating improperly equipped boat prohibited.


ORS 830.215 (Personal flotation devices) — Modified — Personal Flotation Devices. All vessels must carry one U.S. Coast Guard approved Type I Personal Flotation Devices for each crew member. In addition, there must be at least one U.S. Coast Guard approved throwable device (Type IV) in an accessible location on each vessel.


ORS 830.220 (Fire extinguishers) — Modified — Fire Extinquishers. Must comply with U.S. Coast Guard standards for commercial vessels 46 CFR 28.160 (Short title) and 46 CFR 25.30.


ORS 830.225 (Lights) — Modified — Lights. Must comply with U.S. Coast Guard regulations for inland navigation lights contained in 1972 COLREGS.


ORS 830.230 (Sound signaling devices) — Modified — Sound signaling devices. Must comply with U.S. Coast Guard standards for sound signaling apparatus on inland waters.


ORS 830.230 (Sound signaling devices) — Yes — Bell. Comply with requirements of 1972 COLREGS. Vessels les than 40 feet in length may in lieu of ringing a bell shall make some other efficient sound signal.


ORS 830.235 (Carburetors) — Yes — Carburetors. Must have approved backfire flame device.


ORS 830.240 (Ventilation systems) — Yes — Ventilation systems.


ORS 830.260 (Muffling devices) — Yes — Muffling devices.


ORS 830.250 (Additional equipment) — Yes — First aid kit (equivalent to requirement for ocean charter boats as per OAR 250-015-0016).


OAR 830.250 (Additional equipment) — Yes — Communications. All vessels must have a VHF marine band radio, CB or cell phone on board when underway.

Source: Rule 250-022-0050 — Equipment Requirements, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=250-022-0050.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 250-022-0050’s source at or​.us