DOT - 46 CFR PART 8
VESSEL INSPECTION ALTERNATIVES
|Publication Date:||1 October 2018|
Authorized Classification Society means a recognized classification society that has been delegated the authority to conduct certain functions and certifications on behalf of the Coast Guard.
Class Rules means the standards developed and published by a classification society regarding the design, construction and certification of commercial vessels.
Classed means that a vessel meets the classification society requirements that embody the technical rules, regulations, standards, guidelines and associated surveys and inspections covering the design, construction and throughlife compliance of a ship's structure and essential engineering and electrical systems.