33 CFR 168.10 - Responsibilities.

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§ 168.10 Responsibilities.
(a) The tanker owner or operator shall:
(1) select escort vessels that can meet the performance requirements of this part; and
(2) inform the tanker master of the performance capabilities of the selected escort vessels. This information must be provided to the master before beginning the escort transit.
(b) The tanker master shall operate the tanker within the performance capabilities of the escort vessels, taking into account speed, sea and weather conditions, navigational considerations, and other factors that may change or arise during the escort transit.
(c) In an emergency, the tanker master may deviate from the requirements of this part to the extent necessary to avoid endangering persons, property, or the environment, but shall immediately report the deviation to the cognizant Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP).

Title 33 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2013-08-19; vol. 78 # 160 - Monday, August 19, 2013
    1. 78 FR 50335 - Double Hull Tanker Escorts on the Waters of Prince William Sound, Alaska
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Interim rule with request for comments.
      This interim rule is effective September 18, 2013. Comments and related material must either be submitted to our online docket via http: //www.regulations.gov on or before November 18, 2013 or reach the Docket Management Facility by that date.
      33 CFR Part 168

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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 168 after this date.

  • 2013-08-19; vol. 78 # 160 - Monday, August 19, 2013
    1. 78 FR 50335 - Double Hull Tanker Escorts on the Waters of Prince William Sound, Alaska
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Interim rule with request for comments.
      This interim rule is effective September 18, 2013. Comments and related material must either be submitted to our online docket via http: //www.regulations.gov on or before November 18, 2013 or reach the Docket Management Facility by that date.
      33 CFR Part 168