How may an adjacent coastal State request an amendment to the operations manual?
(a) An adjacent coastal State connected by pipeline to the deepwater port may petition the cognizant Captain of the Port (COTP) to amend the operations manual. The petition must include sufficient information to allow the COTP to reach a decision concerning the proposed amendment.
(b) After the COTP receives a petition, the COTP requests comments from the licensee.
(c) After reviewing the petition and comments, and considering the costs and benefits involved, the COTP may approve the petition if the proposed amendment will provide equivalent or improved protection and safety. The adjacent coastal State may petition the Commandant (CG-5) to review the decision of the COTP. Petitions must be made in writing and presented to the COTP for forwarding to the Commandant (CG-5) via the District Commander.
Title 33 published on 2012-07-01
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