50 CFR 300.46 - Transshipping requirements.
(a)Applicability. This section applies to vessels licensed under § 300.32.
(i) Have full access to the vessel and any place where such fish is being transshipped and the use of facilities and equipment that the officer may determine is necessary to carry out his or her duties;
(ii) Have full access to the bridge, fish on board and areas which may be used to hold, process, weigh and store fish;
(iii) Remove samples;
(iv) Have full access to the vessel's records, including its log and documentation, for the purpose of inspection and copying; and
(v) Gather any other information required to fully monitor the activity without interfering unduly with the lawful operation of the vessel; and
(d) Transshipping at sea may only be done:
(1) In a designated area in accordance with such terms and conditions as may be agreed between the operator of the vessel and the Pacific Island Party in whose jurisdiction the transshipment is to take place;
(2) In accordance with the requirements of § 300.34; and
(3) If the catch is transshipped to a carrier vessel duly authorized in accordance with national laws.