(a) A safety assessment shall be prepared to permit
evaluation of the nuclear power plant and safety of the ship to ensure
that there are no unreasonable radiation or other hazards, at sea
or in port, to the crew, passengers or public, or to the waterways
or food or water resources. The Administration, when satisfied, shall
approve such safety assessment which shall always be kept up to date.
(b) The safety assessment shall be made available
sufficiently in advance to the Contracting Governments of the countries
which a nuclear ship intends to visit so that they may evaluate the
safety of the ship.