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§ 80.953 Inspection and certification.
(a) Each U.S. flag vessel subject to the Great Lakes Agreement must
have an inspection of the required radiotelephone installation at least
once every 13 months. This inspection must be made while the vessel is
in active service or within not more than one month before the date on
which it is placed in service.
(b) An inspection and certification of a ship subject to the Great
Lakes Agreement must be made by a technician holding one of the
following: a General Radiotelephone Operator License, a GMDSS Radio
Maintainer's License, a Radiotelegraph Operator License, a Second Class
Radiotelegraph Operator's Certificate, or a First Class Radiotelegraph
Operator's Certificate. Additionally, the technician must not be the
vessel's owner, operator, master, or an employee of any of them. The
results of the inspection must be recorded in the ship's radiotelephone
log and include:
(1) The date the inspection was conducted;
(2) The date by which the next inspection needs to be completed;
(3) The inspector's printed name, address, class of FCC license
(including the serial number);
(4) The results of the inspection, including any repairs made; and
(5) The inspector's signed and dated certification that the vessel
meets the requirements of the Great Lakes Agreement and the
Bridge-to-Bridge Act contained in subparts T and U of this part and has
successfully passed the inspection.
(c) The vessel owner, operator, or ship's master must certify that the
inspection required by paragraph (b) was satisfactory.
(d) The ship's log must be retained on-board the vessel for at least
two years from the date of the inspection.
[ 61 FR 25807 , May 23, 1996, as amended 78 FR 23157 , Apr. 18, 2013]
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