Commercial Vessel Compliance

5/31/2016: MSIB posted – U.S. Declares an equivalency to Regulation VI/2 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea

EDITORIAL UPDATE: This is a re-post of MSIB 009-16 from April 28, 2016. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.

The Coast Guard published Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) 009-16 to announce its determination that existing U.S. laws and regulations for providing verified container weights are equivalent to the requirements in SOLAS Regulation VI/2.

Please view MSIB 009-16 for full details.

This blog is not a replacement or substitute for the formal posting of regulations and updates or existing processes for receiving formal feedback of the same. Links provided on this blog will direct the reader to official source documents, such as the Federal Register, Homeport and the Code of Federal Regulations. These documents remain the official source for regulatory information published by the Coast Guard.

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