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Why an extra Life raft provided in forward of the ship?

According to SOLAS chapter 3, section 3 of regulation 31 in cargo ships when the horizontal distance from the extreme end of the stem or stern of the ship to the nearest end of the closest survival craft is more than 100m shall carry, in addition to the normal liferaft requirements a liferaft stowed as far as forward or aft as is reasonable and practicable. Such liferaft or liferafts may be securely fastened so as to permit manual release.













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    Btw this is the text - “ According to SOLAS chapter 3, section 3 of regulation 31 in cargo ships when the horizontal distance from the extreme end of the stem or stern of the ship to the nearest end of the closest survival craft is more than 100m shall carry, in addition to the normal liferaft requirements a liferaft stowed as far as forward or aft as is reasonable and practicable. Such liferaft or liferafts may be securely fastened so as to permit manual release.“

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