§ 69.15 Authorized measurement organizations.
(a) Except as noted under paragraphs (c) and (d) of this section, measurement or remeasurement of all vessels under the Convention Measurement System and Standard and Dual Regulatory Measurement Systems must be performed by an authorized measurement organization meeting the requirements of § 69.27. A current listing of authorized measurement organizations may be obtained from the Commanding Officer, Marine Safety Center (MSC-4), U.S. Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20593 or by writing to Commanding Officer (MSC), Attn: Marine Safety Center, U.S. Coast Guard Stop 7430, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20593-7430.
(b) Measurement or remeasurement of all vessels under subpart E of this part must be performed by the Coast Guard.
(c) Measurement or remeasurement of all U.S. Coast Guard vessels and all U.S. Navy vessels of war must be performed by the Coast Guard.
(d) At the option of the Commandant, the Coast Guard may measure any vessel under this part.
(e) The appropriate tonnage certificate, as provided for under this part, is issued by the authorized measurement organization as evidence of the vessel's measurement under this part.
[CGD 87-015b, 54 FR 37657
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, Oct. 4, 1994; CGD 95-014, 60 FR 31606
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, Sept. 30, 1997; USCG-2007-29018, 72 FR 53965
, Sept. 21, 2007; USCG-2009-0702, 74 FR 49230
, Sept. 25, 2009; USCG-2013-0671, 78 FR 60149
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