Marine Fire Equipment

 

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REGULATIONS

Regulations from USCG and DOT are available for free viewing and download

 

Coast Guard's Lifesaving and Fire Safety Standards Division
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/mse4/mse4home.htm

Lifesaving and fire safety regulations for commercial ships and recreational boats.

 

USCG Office of Boating Safety
http://www.uscgboating.org/

The official website of the U.S. Coast Guard Office of Boating Safety.

 

USCG Links- Fixed Fire Fighting (Systems)
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/msc/fixedff/links.htm

Fixed Fire Fighting Informational Links

 

NVIC No. 8-86 CG Relationships with Classification
Societies for US Flag Vessels

http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g%2Dm/nvic/8%5F86/n8%2D86.htm

 

46 CFR Shipping- "subchapters"
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g%2Dm/mse/cfrinfo.html

Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations (46 CFR)- SHIPPING - is composed of nine volumes.

Schedule of each subchapter

 

USCG Finding Regulations for Commercial Vessels
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/gm/mse4/reg.htm

Where to find lifesaving system requirements for commercial vessels

 

USCG Uninspected Vessels
http://www.uscg.mil/d1/units/msoprov/harbormaster.html

General information regarding commercial freight or passenger operations on self-propelled

vessels of less than 100 gross tons.

 

USCG T-boat Systems links
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/msc/fixedff/links.htm

Pre Engineered Fixed gas fire extinguishing systems for T-boats, and more.

 

Title 46--Shipping Part 180-- Lifesaving Equipment
http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_99/46cfr180_99.html

CFR Title 46 Shipping PART 180--LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT AND ARRANGEMENTS

 

Fixed Gas Systems for T boats-CFR46 181.410
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/msc/fixedff/181.410.txt

Subpart D--Fixed Fire Extinguishing and Detecting Systems


Pre-engineered systems T boats-CFR 49 181.420
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/msc/fixedff/181.420.txt

Subpart D--Pre-engineered fixed gas fire extinguishing systems.

 

Informative page, clarifies T boat rule.
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/mse4/firefixedtboat.htm

 

NVIC 6-72 Guide to Fixed Fire-fighting Equipment aboard
Merchant Vessels

http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/nvic/6_72/n6-72.pdf

 

Marine Safety Manual II- Materiel Inspection
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g%2Dm/nmc/pubs/msm/vol2.htm

 

NVIC 3-95 Periodic Inspection And Testing Of Steel
Halon Storage Cylinders

http://www.uscg.mil/hq/gm/nvic/3%5F95/n3%2D95.htm

 

NVIC 9-00 Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishing System Safety
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g%2Dm/nvic/9_00/n9-00.pdf

 

MSC- Guidelines for Review of:
Carbon Dioxide and Halon Systems

http://www.uscg.mil/hq/msc/PRGuidance/E1-06%20.pdf

 

Marine Safety Manual
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/gm/nmc/pubs/msm/index.htm

 

USCG Mutual Recognition Agreement
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/MSE4/mra.htm

Agreement would allow marine equipment approved in the U.S. by the Coast Guard, to be used on ships registered in European Union countries, and vice versa.

 

What is Qualship 21?
http://www.uscg.mil/d11/msosf/inspections/vbb/qualship%5F21.htm

Designed to provide an incentive to well run foreign flagged vessels.

 

National Vessel Documentation Center
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/vdoc/nvdc.htm

Great "Frequently Asked Questions" section

 

Vessel Documentation Name Query
http://www.st.nmfs.gov/st1/commercial/landings/cg_vessel2.html

Search by vessel name

 

RSPA
http://www.dot.gov/index.cfm

U.S. Department of Transportation

 

Searchable CFR Titles on GPO Access
http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/cfr-table-search.html

Search Code of Federal Regulations Titles available on-line.

 

Title 49--Transportation 173.34 Cylinder requalification
http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/get-cfr.cgi?TITLE=49&PART=173&SECTION=34&YEAR=1999&TYPE=TEXT

Hydrotest requirements for cylinders

 

Defense Environmental Network & Information eXchange
https://www.denix.osd.mil/

DENIX serves as a central platform for the dissemination of environment, safety and occupational health (ESOH) news, policy, and guidance within Department of Defense (DoD) activities worldwide, in support of the national defense mission.

 

Boating Industry International
http://www.boats.com/dealer/dealer_benefits.jsp

 

International Maritime Organization
http://www.imo.org/

Publishers of the SOLAS manual ("International Convention for the Safety of Life
at Sea") the rules for vessels that participate in international voyage.

 

What is "SOLAS"?
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/mse4/solas.htm

USCG explanation and background- good book report stuff!

 

Underwriters Laboratory
http://www.ul.com/

 

American Bureau of Shipping
http://www.eagle.org/

 

Regs4ships
http://www.regs4ships.com/

 

Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)
http://www.mcagency.org.uk/

 

NAMS Yachts and Small Craft Technical Committee Web
http://www.daviscoltd.com/nams/

 

Superyacht Technologies
http://www.super-yachts.com/MCA.htm

 

Lloyd's Register of Shipping
http://www.lr.org/home.html

 

Bureau Veritas Quality International
http://www.bvqina.com/

 

American Boat & Yacht Council
http://www.abycinc.org/

 

KYOTO PROTOCOL
http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/convkp/kpeng.html

Actual articles (protocol)  dealing with climate change

 

MANUFACTURERS 

Seafire (Metalcraft)
http://www.sea-fire.com/

 

Fireboy
http://www.fireboy-xintex.com/

 

Kidde
http://www.kiddesystems.com/index.html

 

Ansul
http://www.ansul.com

 

Amerex
http://www.amerex-fire.com/

 

Angus
http://www.angusfire.com/

Foam

 

Chemetron
http://www.chemetron.com/

 

Ajax Fire Protection Systems B.V.
http://www.ajaxfps.nl/english/welkomframeset.htm

 

a.b.m. Victoria
http://www.abmvictoria.it/en/azienda.html

 

EMME s.r.l.
http://www.emme-italia.com/eng/servizi_est.htm

 

ANAF Group SPA
http://www.anaf-group.com/default.asp?menuid=start&lang=2

 

Gielle Fire Protection

http://www.allmarine100.com/cgi-bin/index.php3?siteId=1&sectionId=1&companyId=699

 

Argonite (Ginge-Kerr)
http://www.argonite.com/

 

Ginge-Kerr
http://www.ginge-kerr.com/default.jsp

 

Saval- Nederlands
http://www.saval.nl/en/index_uk.html

 

Minimax- Germany
http://www.minimax.de/en/index.html

 

LPG- Spain
http://www.lpg.es/ENG/prod.htm

 

Lux Brannteknologi
http://www.luxbranntek.no/About_lux.asp

 

York Firefighting
http://www.york-novenco.com
Mist system for accomodation space

 

Marioff Hi Fog water mist systems
http://www.hi-fog.com/

 

Coastal Fire Protection LLC
http://www.coastalfire.com/
U.S. Ultra Fog distributor

 

Kidde water mist system
http://user.chollian.net/~firetech/products/English/watermist/watermistcatalog1.htm

 

EVAC-U8
http://www.evac-u8.com/

Emergency escape smoke hoods

 

Pok Fire
http://www.pokfire.com/

Backpack foam units.

FIRE INDUSTRY

 

National Fire Protection Association
http://www.nfpa.org/

 

Megayacht Code
http://www.megayachtcode.com/welcome.htm

 

NorthAmericanFireEquipmentDistributors
http://www.nafed.org/

 

International Fire Service Training Association
http://www.ifsta.org

Buy ‘Marine Fire Fighting” book here.

 

Compressed Gas Association
http://www.cganet.com/

 

Galiso (hydrostatic test equipment)
http://www.galiso.com/

 

Getz fire equipment
http://www.getzmfg.com/

 

LOCAL INTEREST

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida the "Yachting capitol of the world!"

Enter city or US Zip

CBS WFOR Real time radar Ft. Lauderdale weather
http://www.cbs4.com/weatherradar/

 

National Weather Service
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/

 

The Triton
http://www.the-triton.com

Captain and crew news

 

Bluewater Books and Charts
http://www.bluewaterweb.com

 

DOCKWALK crew news
http://www.dockwalk.com/

 

Waterfront News Electronic Edition Marine Resource Guide
http://www.waterfront-news.com/RESOURCE/resource.htm

 

South Florida Sun Sentinal
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/sfl-webcam3,0,3709944.htmlstory?coll=sfla-news-palm

Local NEWS with live web cam looking west from downtown

 

Tide Predictor
http://tbone.biol.sc.edu/tide/tideshow.cgi?site=Andrews+Avenue+bridge%2C+New+River%2C+Fort+Lauderdale%2C+Florida

WWW Tide and Current Predictor-Andrews Avenue bridge, New River, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

 

Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show
http://www.showmanagement.com/

Show Management home page

 

Resolve fire training
http://www.resolvefire.com/Grey_Manatee.htm

 

Maritime Professional Training
http://www.mptusa.com/

 

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Other links of interest

Some very useful links!

 

Merchant Mariner Licensing and Documentation
http://www.uscg.mil/stcw/

US Coast Guard Licensing website

 

Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping
http://www.stcw.org/index.htm

STCW

 

Online conversion
http://www.onlineconversion.com/

Convert just about anything to anything else.

 

Universal Currency Converter

http://www.xe.com/ucc/

Shop anywhere!

 

Google Language translator
http://www.google.com/language_tools?hl=en

Translate phrases or webpages!

 

The Admiralty and Maritime Law Guide
http://www.admiraltylawguide.com/

Over 1,500 annotated links to admiralty law

 

The Official Boaters Directory
http://www.mpcnetwork.com/

The yellow pages book

 

Captain Brian
http://www.captainbrian.com/

 

Mother of all links
http://www.boat-links.com

Nautical links galore!

 

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Copyright 2002 Norman P. Benoit