33 CFR 151.2035 - Implementation schedule for approved ballast water management methods.

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§ 151.2035 Implementation schedule for approved ballast water management methods.
(a) To discharge ballast water into waters of the United States, the master, owner, operator, agent, or person in charge of a vessel subject to § 151.2025 of this subpart must either ensure that the ballast water meets the ballast water discharge standard as defined in § 151.2030(a), use an AMS as described in § 151.2025(a)(3) or ballast with water from a U.S. public water system, as described in § 151.2025(a)(2), according to the schedule in paragraph (b) of this section.
(b) Implementation Schedule for the Ballast Water Management Discharge Standard for vessels using a Coast Guard approved BWMS to manage ballast water discharged to waters of the U.S. After the dates listed in Table 151.2035(b), vessels may use a USCG-approved BWMS and comply with the discharge standard, use PWS per § 151.2025(a)(2), or use a previously installed AMS per § 151.2025(a)(3).
Table 151.2035(b)—Implementation Schedule for Approved Ballast Water Management Methods
Vessel's ballastwater capacity Date constructed Vessel's compliance date
New vessels All On or after December 1, 2013 On delivery.
Existing vessels Less than 1500 m3 Before December 1, 2013 First scheduled drydocking after January 1, 2016.
1500-5000 m3 Before December 1, 2013 First scheduled drydocking after January 1, 2014.
Greater than 5000 m3 Before December 1, 2013 First scheduled drydocking after January 1, 2016.

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  • 2014-01-31; vol. 79 # 21 - Friday, January 31, 2014
    1. 79 FR 5261 - Dry Cargo Residue Discharges in the Great Lakes
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective March 3, 2014 except for the management plan requirement of 33 CFR 151.66(b)(5), which is a collection of information requirement that has not yet been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The Coast Guard will publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the effective date of that requirement.
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Title 33 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR 151 after this date.

  • 2014-01-31; vol. 79 # 21 - Friday, January 31, 2014
    1. 79 FR 5261 - Dry Cargo Residue Discharges in the Great Lakes
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective March 3, 2014 except for the management plan requirement of 33 CFR 151.66(b)(5), which is a collection of information requirement that has not yet been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The Coast Guard will publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the effective date of that requirement.
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