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Old 04-02-2007, 07:24 AM
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The updated SOLAS rules require lifeboats on new builds to be no more than 15 meters from the waterline. QM2 was exempted because they convinced SOLAS that the ship has a higher chance of encountering high waves than other vessels (since it primarily does the north Atlantic run), although a major reason for their request was really asthetics.
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