33 CFR 164.39 - Steering gear: Foreign tankers.

§ 164.39 Steering gear: Foreign tankers.
(a) This section applies to each foreign tanker of 10,000 gross tons or more, except a public vessel, that—
(1) Transfers oil at a port or place subject to the jurisdiction of the United States; or
(2) Otherwise enters or operates in the navigable waters of the United States, except a vessel described by § 164.02 of this part.
(b) Definitions. The terms used in this section are as follows:
Constructed means the same as in Chapter II-1, Regulations 1.1.2 and 1.1.3.1, of SOLAS 74.
Existing tanker means a tanker—
(1) For which the building contract is placed on or after June 1, 1979;
(2) In the absence of a building contract, the keel of which is laid or which is at a similar stage of construction on or after January 1, 1980;
(3) The delivery of which occurs on or after June 1, 1982; or
(4) That has undergone a major conversion contracted for on or after June 1, 1979; or construction of which was begun on or after January 1, 1980, or completed on or after June 1, 1982.
Public vessel, oil, hazardous materials, and foreign vessel mean the same as in 46 U.S.C. 2101.
SOLAS 74 means the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended.
Tanker means a self-propelled vessel defined as a tanker by 46 U.S.C. 2101(38) or as a tank vessel by 46 U.S.C. 2101(39).
(c) Each tanker constructed on or after September 1, 1984, must meet the applicable requirements of Chapter II-1, Regulations 29 and 30, of SOLAS 74.
(d) Each tanker constructed before September 1, 1984, must meet the requirements of Chapter II-1, Regulation 29.19, of SOLAS 74.
(e) Each tanker of 40,000 gross tons or more, constructed before September 1, 1984, that does not meet the single-failure criterion of Chapter II-1, Regulation 29.16, of SOLAS 74, must meet the requirements of Chapter II-1, Regulation 29.20, of SOLAS 74.
(f) Each tanker constructed before September 1, 1984, must meet the applicable requirements of Chapter II-1, Regulations 29.14 and 29.15, of SOLAS 74.
[CGD 83-043, 60 FR 24771, May 10, 1995]

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  • 2013-12-20; vol. 78 # 245 - Friday, December 20, 2013
    1. 78 FR 77027 - Overhead Clearance (Air-Draft) Accidents
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Request for comments on petition for rulemaking.
      Comments and related material must either be submitted to our online docket via http://www.regulations.gov on or before March 20, 2014, or reach the Docket Management Facility by that date.
      33 CFR Parts 117, 161, and 164