This specification provides design and construction details for Panama Canal pilot platforms placed aboard the vessel. Platforms shall conform to the requirements of the Panama Canal Commission and Title 35 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The platforms shall be welded-aluminum construction. Decking shall be serrated-aluminum grating. Canopy shall be of vinyl-nylon construction with sewn seams and metallic grommets. Finally, canopy tie-downs shall be of a specified nylon line thickness.
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1.1 This specification provides design and construction details for Panama Canal pilot platforms.
1.2 Platforms shall be placed aboard the vessel in accordance with the requirements of the Panama Canal Commission and Title 35 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
1.3 The values stated in metric units are to be regarded as the standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B221 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes
CodeofFederalRegulat Panama Canal Regulations (Parts 1 through 299) Available from U.S. Government Printing Office Superintendent of Documents, 732 N. Capitol St., NW, Mail Stop: SDE, Washington, DC 20401.
Panama Canal; pilot platform;
ICS Number Code 47.020.10 (Hulls and their structure elements)
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