Commercial Fishing Vessel: Portable Fire Extinguishers Mobile App
A United States commercial fishing vessel must be documented with the U.S.
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Coast Guard, or issued a number from the state where it is principally used Commercial Fishing Vessel: Portable Fire Extinguishers mobile app provides and easy to use checklist to ensure compliance with the federal regulations applicable to the operation of uninspected commercial fishing vessels. The portable fire extinguisher requirements set forth in the fishing vessel safety regulations are applicable to ALL commercial fishing industry vessels, including fishing industry vessels that are not propelled by machinery (sail vessels or barges). The minimum number of fire extinguishers required is listed in the following tables. Required equipment must be Coast Guard approved for marine application. Additional fire detection and protection equipment may be installed provided that the excess equipment does not endanger the vessel or persons on board. Currently, extinguishers in excess of the requirement do not have to be Coast Guard approved but must, at a minimum, be listed and labeled by an independent, recognized testing laboratory. They must meet industry standards for design, installation, testing and maintenance. GoCanvas allows you to set the date format in for your apps.