Commercial Fishing Vessel: Correct use of Strobe Lights Mobile App
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A United States commercial fishing vessel must be documented with the U.S.
How does it work?
Coast Guard, or issued a number from the state where it is principally used. Commercial Fishing Vessel: Correct use of Strobe Lights mobile app provides and easy to use checklist to ensure compliance with the federal regulations applicable to the operation of uninspected commercial fishing vessels. High intensity strobe lights are being used for many purposes at sea. Some of these uses are potentially confusing and contrary to maritime law. Strobe lights are recognized as a signal requesting HELP and should not be used as a warning or 'stay-away' signal. These lifesaving lights should be used primarily as a personal distress marker light to attract the attention of Search and Rescue (SAR) units to an individual or group in distress in the water. They are recommended for use on immersion suits, personal flotation devices (life jackets), as man overboard lights and as liferaft lights. This app captures images that are then uploaded to the GoCanvas Cloud and generated in a PDF.