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REQUIRED TESTS AND DRILLS PRIOR TO ENTERING USA PORTS

REQUIRED TESTS AND DRILLS PRIOR TO ENTERING USA PORTSPRE-ARRIVAL TESTS, 33 CFR 164.25(a): The tests listed in §164.25 are required to be conducted no more than twelve (12) hours prior to entering
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INTERNATIONAL MARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS CODE AND MEDICAL OXYGEN CYLINDER REQUIREMENTS

INTERNATIONAL MARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS CODE AND MEDICAL OXYGEN CYLINDER REQUIREMENTSPURPOSE This Notice provides due to the regulations in an increasing number of countries that limit the filling pr
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U.S. Coast Guard QUALSHIP 21 Program and Application

U.S. Coast Guard QUALSHIP 21 Program and ApplicationWhat is QUALSHIP 21?Coast Guard efforts to eliminate substandard shipping have focused on improving methods to identify poor-quality vessels (tar
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OIL RECORD BOOK GUIDELINES

OIL RECORD BOOK GUIDELINESReferences: (a) MARPOL, International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, Consolidated Edition 2011  (b) IMO Circular MEPC.1/Circ.736/Rev.2, Guidance f
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Port State Control in the USA Checklist and ships

Port State Control in the USA Checklist and ships preparation ALL VESSELS Maneuvering data is to be posted on the bridge in USCG format. This must include the required warning notice (33 CFR 1
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Continuous Synopsis Record (CSR)

When the International Ship and Port Security Code was adopted on 12 December 2002, a new Regulation 5 was added to Chapter XI-1 of SOLAS 1974, as amended, requiring vessels to maintain on board a
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Lifejackets Requirements

2.1 For ships built on or after 1 July 1998, if the adult lifejackets provided are not designed to fit persons weighing up to 140 kg and with a chest girth of up to 1,750 mm, a sufficient number of
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EPIRB Maintenance Requirements

EPIRB Maintenance Requirements MSC Resolution 152(78) modified Regulation IV/15. 9 of reference (b) to read as follows:  “9. Satellite EPIRBS shall be: .1 annually tested for all aspect
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Immersion Suits Inspection, Testing, and Repairing

vessel. .2 Air Pressure Test: Seams and closures of immersion suits shall be tested in accordance with the guidance found in reference (d) (copy attached as Appendix I) as follows: 
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