THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SAFETY OF FISHING VESSELS--1977 WHAT IT MEANS TO THE UNITED STATES

This paper examines and comments upon the draft document which is the proposal for an International Convention for the Safety of Fishing Vessels. The Introduction traces the steps which led toward such a convention. Then the draft document is discussed in chapter sequence, with comments on the more significant points in each chapter. Finally, the paper attempts to evaluate, in general terms, the possible effects of this convention on the fishing vessels of the United States of America.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • A Symposium on Marine Resource Development in the Middle Atlantic States, held in Williamsburg, Virginia, October 29/30, 1976. Sponsored jointly by the Chesapeake and Hampton Roads Sections of SNAME.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  United States  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Cleary Jr, W A
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 23 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00190085
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 25 1979 12:00AM