(a) Except as provided by paragraph (b) of this section, §§ 151.51 through 151.77 apply to—
(1) Each ship that is of United States registry or nationality, or one operated under the authority of the United States, including recreational vessels defined in 46 U.S.C. 2101(25) and uninspected vessels defined in 46 U.S.C. 2101(43), wherever located; and
(2) Each ship, other than a ship referred to in paragraph (a)(1) of this section, while in the navigable waters or the Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States.
(b) Sections 151.51 through 151.77 do not apply to—
(1) A warship, naval auxiliary, or other ship owned or operated by the United States when engaged in noncommercial service; or
(2) Any other ship specifically excluded by MARPOL 73/78.
Note:The Exclusive Economic Zone extends from the baseline of the territorial sea seaward 200 miles as defined in the Presidential Proclamation 5030 of March 10, 1983 (3 CFR, 1983 Comp. p. 22).
[CGD 88-002, 54 FR 18405, Apr. 28, 1989, as amended by CGD 88-002A, 55 FR 18582, May 2, 1990]
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