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19.16.255 Ballast Logs.

All ballast logs, fending off floats, or camels when used by vessels at docks shall be properly fastened by chains, wire cable, or ropes in such a manner that they cannot float through their fastenings if disturbed by the displacement of water caused by any passing vessel or other cause; and all such floats shall have at least one preventer cable attached to it on end with the other end securely fastened to the ship or dock.