33 CFR 154.802 - Definitions.

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§ 154.802 Definitions.
As used in this subpart:
Certifying entity means an individual or organization accepted by the Commandant (CG-522) to review plans and calculations for vapor control system designs, and to conduct initial inspections and witness tests of vapor control system installations.
Existing vapor control system means a vapor control system which was operating prior to July 23, 1990.
Facility vapor connection means the point in a facility's vapor collection system where it connects to a vapor collection hose or the base of a vapor collection arm.
Inerted means the oxygen content of the vapor space in a tank vessel's cargo tank is reduced to 8 percent by volume or less in accordance with the inert gas requirements of 46 CFR 32.53 or 46 CFR 153.500.
Liquid knockout vessel means a device to separate liquid from vapor.
Maximum allowable transfer rate means the maximum volumetric rate at which a vessel may receive cargo or ballast.
New vapor control system means a vapor control system which is not an existing vapor control system.
Vapor balancing means the transfer of vapor displaced by incoming cargo from the tank of a vessel receiving cargo into a tank of the vessel or facility delivering cargo via a vapor collection system.
Vapor collection system means an arrangement of piping and hoses used to collect vapor emitted from a vessel's cargo tanks and transport the vapor to a vapor processing unit.
Vapor control system means an arrangement of piping and equipment used to control vapor emissions collected from a vessel, and includes the vapor collection system and the vapor processing unit.
Vapor destruction unit means a vapor processing unit that destroys cargo vapor by a means such as incineration.
Vapor dispersion system means a vapor processing unit which releases cargo vapor to the atmosphere through a venting system not located on the vessel being loaded or ballasted.
Vapor processing unit means the components of a vapor control system that recovers, destroys, or disperses vapor collected from a vessel.
Vapor recovery unit means a vapor processing unit that recovers cargo vapor by a non-destructive means such as lean oil absorbtion, carbon bed adsorption, or refrigeration.
Vessel vapor connection means the point in a vessel's fixed vapor collection system where it connects to a vapor collection hose or arm.
[CGD 88-102, 55 FR 25429, June 21, 1990, as amended by CGD 96-026, 61 FR 33666, June 28, 1996; USCG-2010-0351, 75 FR 36284, June 25, 2010]

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  • 2013-07-16; vol. 78 # 136 - Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    1. 78 FR 42596 - Marine Vapor Control Systems
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective August 15, 2013, except as additional collection of information requirements that appear in several regulations added or revised by this rule and which have not yet been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) may not be enforced by the Coast Guard pending OMB approval which, if granted, will be noted by the Coast Guard in a subsequent Federal Register document. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of August 15, 2013.
      33 CFR Parts 154, 155, and 156

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 14 - COAST GUARD
U.S. Code: Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
U.S. Code: Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION
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Executive Order ... 12777

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 154 after this date.

  • 2013-07-16; vol. 78 # 136 - Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    1. 78 FR 42596 - Marine Vapor Control Systems
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective August 15, 2013, except as additional collection of information requirements that appear in several regulations added or revised by this rule and which have not yet been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) may not be enforced by the Coast Guard pending OMB approval which, if granted, will be noted by the Coast Guard in a subsequent Federal Register document. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of August 15, 2013.
      33 CFR Parts 154, 155, and 156