Ring Buoys

APPROVAL GUIDANCE & INFORMATION:  See 46 CFR 160.050.  The Coast Guard does not test materials or systems for approval but rather specifies the required test methods and minimum performance criteria for approval.  Product testing must be performed by a Coast Guard Accepted Independent Laboratory.




SUBMITTAL PACKAGE:  Please submit the following information in the Submittal Package:

  • A cover letter requesting Coast Guard Type Approval of the equipment.
  • Required information and the test report from the Accepted Independent Laboratory as per 46 CFR 160.050.
  • Evidence that an acceptable follow-up factory inspection program with the Accepted Independent Laboratory is in place