River Register of the RSFSR

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

River Register of the RSFSR

 

an agency in charge of state technical supervision of navigation safety for civil river and lake vessels. The headquarters of the River Register of the RSFSR is located in Moscow, and it has registrar offices in the river ports of the RSFSR. The Ukrainian SSR, the Byelorussian SSR, and the Lithuanian SSR have independent republic river registers. The functions of the River Register of the RSFSR and of the other Union-republic ship registers are similar to those of the Register of Shipping of the USSR.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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