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Old 04-02-2007, 05:50 AM
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parrothead,

updated SOLAS requirements (SOLAS = International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) introduced new maximum height requirements for lifeboats in the late 1980s or early 1990s. Ships designed (not necessarily built) after that must comply with those. There are, however, some rare exceptions, e.g. "Queen Mary 2", which has its lifeboats positioned higher up in the ship than normally allowed.
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