Marine Fire Equipment


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


Coast Guard's Lifesaving and Fire Safety Standards Division

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


USCG Office of Boating Safety

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


USCG Links- Fixed Fire Fighting (Systems)

Fixed Fire Fighting Informational Links


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


46 CFR Shipping- "subchapters"

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

Schedule of each subchapter


USCG Finding Regulations for Commercial Vessels

Where to find lifesaving system requirements for commercial vessels


USCG Uninspected Vessels

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

vessels of less than 100 gross tons.


USCG T-boat Systems links

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


Title 46--Shipping Part 180-- Lifesaving Equipment



Fixed Gas Systems for T boats-CFR46 181.410

Subpart D--Fixed Fire Extinguishing and Detecting Systems

Pre-engineered systems T boats-CFR 49 181.420

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


Informative page, clarifies T boat rule.


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


Marine Safety Manual II- Materiel Inspection


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


NVIC 9-00 Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishing System Safety


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


Marine Safety Manual


USCG Mutual Recognition Agreement

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?

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


National Vessel Documentation Center

Great "Frequently Asked Questions" section


Vessel Documentation Name Query

Search by vessel name



U.S. Department of Transportation


Searchable CFR Titles on GPO Access

Search Code of Federal Regulations Titles available on-line.


Title 49--Transportation 173.34 Cylinder requalification

Hydrotest requirements for cylinders


Defense Environmental Network & Information eXchange

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


International Maritime Organization

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"?

USCG explanation and background- good book report stuff!


Underwriters Laboratory


American Bureau of Shipping




Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)


NAMS Yachts and Small Craft Technical Committee Web


Superyacht Technologies


Lloyd's Register of Shipping


Bureau Veritas Quality International


American Boat & Yacht Council



Actual articles (protocol)  dealing with climate change



Seafire (Metalcraft)















Ajax Fire Protection Systems B.V.


a.b.m. Victoria


EMME s.r.l.




Gielle Fire Protection


Argonite (Ginge-Kerr)




Saval- Nederlands


Minimax- Germany


LPG- Spain


Lux Brannteknologi


York Firefighting
Mist system for accomodation space


Marioff Hi Fog water mist systems


Coastal Fire Protection LLC
U.S. Ultra Fog distributor


Kidde water mist system



Emergency escape smoke hoods


Pok Fire

Backpack foam units.



National Fire Protection Association


Megayacht Code




International Fire Service Training Association

Buy ‘Marine Fire Fighting” book here.


Compressed Gas Association


Galiso (hydrostatic test equipment)


Getz fire equipment



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

Enter city or US Zip

CBS WFOR Real time radar Ft. Lauderdale weather


National Weather Service


The Triton

Captain and crew news


Bluewater Books and Charts


DOCKWALK crew news


Waterfront News Electronic Edition Marine Resource Guide


South Florida Sun Sentinal,0,3709944.htmlstory?coll=sfla-news-palm

Local NEWS with live web cam looking west from downtown


Tide Predictor

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


Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show

Show Management home page


Resolve fire training


Maritime Professional Training


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Other links of interest

Some very useful links!


Merchant Mariner Licensing and Documentation

US Coast Guard Licensing website


Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping



Online conversion

Convert just about anything to anything else.


Universal Currency Converter

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Google Language translator

Translate phrases or webpages!


The Admiralty and Maritime Law Guide

Over 1,500 annotated links to admiralty law


The Official Boaters Directory

The yellow pages book


Captain Brian


Mother of all links

Nautical links galore!


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