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The Required Marine Placards You Should Know About

webdepotdev 09/15/17

If you own a boat that is a pleasure vessel or for commercial purposes, there are many regulations you must know. Those rules include the displaying of specific information regarding your boat. They may also warn about maritime laws you have to follow under the U.S. Coast Guard. Failure to display this information can lead…

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Understanding Coast Guard Placard Requirements

Vessel Placards 08/08/17

Whether you own a commercial sailing vessel or a recreational vessel, there are laws and regulations that you need to follow so that your ship is in compliance with federal regulations. Many of the regulations set for by the U.S. Coast Guard involve clearly marking and documenting certain information about your boat and the laws…

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Read the MARPOL Placard PDF to Learn about Compliance

Vessel Placards 07/05/17

As a boat owner, it is your responsibility to make sure that your vessel is operated safely and is always in compliance with U.S. federal guidelines and international marine laws, if applicable. These guidelines cover some areas, including things like the proper discharge of garbage and waste materials from your vessel. Ocean and seas pollution…

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What Is USCG Documentation Number Placard?

Vessel Placards 05/03/17

USCG documentation number placard is a plaque that you should attach to your documented ship. This documentation number works like your Social Security number. Once your vessel has the said number, it will stay with the boat from owner to owner, unless you decide not to renew it and register it at the state level….

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