USCG – Ship's air draft


air draftThe US Coast Guard issued a Safety Alert regarding the critical importance of knowing your vessel’s air draft.

The owner, operator, and master of vessels underway are responsible for understanding and communicating the relevant characteristics of the vessel, including the distance from the waterline to the vessel’s highest point.

Knowledge and understanding of the air draft is vital.

USCG Alert 09-14 [found at]

Source: USCG

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