U.S. Code of Federal Regulations
Regulations most recently checked for updates: Sep 25, 2020
(a) All vessels on an international voyage are required to have a Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate. This certificate shall be issued by the U.S. Coast Guard or the American Bureau of Shipping to certain vessels on behalf of the United States of America as provided in Regulation 12, Chapter I, of the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea, 1974.
(b) All such vessels shall meet the applicable requirements of this chapter for vessels on an international voyage.