Chapter 01 - Marine Inspection, Certification, License

20.0101 Board of marine inspectors-Establishment.

The board of marine inspectors has been estab…

20.0102 Board of Marine inspectors-Authority.

(a) In 20.0204 A.S.C.A., the board of marine…

20.0103 Legislative intent-Construction.

It is the Legislature’s declared purpose in 2…

20.0104 Laid up vessels exempt-Inspection before operation.

Vessels while laid up and out of commission a…

20.0105 ASG and U.S. vessels exempt.

Any vessel owned or operated by the ASG or th…

20.0106 Definitions.

As used in the rules set forth in this chapte…

20.0107 Foreign vessels-Statutory authority.

Section 20.0230 A.S.C.A., grants the board au…

20.0108 Foreign vessels-Applicability of safety standards.

It is declared to be the policy of the board…

20.0109 Foreign vessels-Inspection.

All vessels entering Pago Pago Harbor operati…

20.0110 Foreign vessels-Licensed master and engineer required.

All foreign vessels must have a master and en…

20.0111 Foreign vessels-Home compliance consideration.

If the board determines that a foreign vessel…

20.0112 Annual inspection-Certificate.

The board shall, once in every year and often…

20.0113 Certificates of registry and inspection.

(a) It shall be the duty of the board to prov…

20.0114 Change of master.

Whenever the master or person having charge o…

20.0115 Failure to report sale or transfer.

If any vessel registered under the laws of Am…

20.0116 Name change.

No master, agent or owner shall in any way ch…

20.0117 Refusal, revocation, suspension, limitation, or modification of certificates.

A certificate of inspection or registry provi…

20.0118 Master and engineer license required.

No person shall operate as the master or engi…

20.0119 Master qualifications.

Master of American Samoa registered vessels:…

20.0120 Engineer’s license qualifications.

All persons operating or performing technical…

20.0121 License renewal.

All licenses shall be renewed every 5 years w…

20.0122 License refusal, revocation, suspension, limitation, modification.

Any license issued by the board may be refuse…

20.0123 Detention of vessels-Safety measure enforcement.

The board may detain any foreign or domestic…

20.0124 Inspection power unrestricted.

Nothing in the rules set forth in this chapte…

20.0125 Operation despite noncompliance.

The board may allow a vessel limited authorit…

20.0126 Violation-Summary fines.

Any person who violates any of the provisions…

20.0127 Violation-Penalties upon conviction.

Notwithstanding any other penalties, any pers…