33 CFR 401.3 - Maximum vessel dimensions.

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§ 401.3 Maximum vessel dimensions.
(a) Subject to paragraph (e) of this section, no vessel of more than 222.5 m in overall length or 23.8 m in extreme breadth shall transit.
(b) No vessel shall transit if any part of the vessel or anything on the vessel extends more than 35.5 m above water level.
(c) No vessel shall transit if any part of its bridges or anything on the vessel protrudes beyond the hull.
(d) No vessel's hull or superstructure when alongside a lock wall shall extend beyond the limits of the lock wall, as illustrated in appendix I of this part.
(e) A vessel having a beam width in excess of 23.2 m, but not more than 23.8 m, and having dimensions that do not exceed the limits set out in the block diagram in appendix I of this part or overall length in excess of 222.5 m, but not more than 225.5 m, shall, on application to the Manager or Corporation, be considered for transit in accordance with directions issued by the Manager and Corporation.
(f) Vessels with beams greater than 23.20 m may be subject to transit restrictions and/or delays during periods of ice cover.
(68 Stat. 93-96, 33 U.S.C. 981-990, as amended and secs. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12 and 13 ofSec. 2 ofPub. L. 95-474, 92 Stat. 1471)
[39 FR 10900, Mar. 22, 1974, as amended at 45 FR 52377, Aug. 7, 1980; 47 FR 51121, Nov. 12, 1982; 48 FR 20690, May 9, 1983; 61 FR 19550, May 2, 1996; 65 FR 52913, Aug. 31, 2000; 70 FR 12970, Mar. 17, 2005]

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  • 2014-03-06; vol. 79 # 44 - Thursday, March 6, 2014
    1. 79 FR 12658 - Seaway Regulations and Rules: Periodic Update, Various Categories
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
      Final rule.
      The rule will become effective on March 31, 2014.
      33 CFR Part 401

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 401 after this date.

  • 2014-03-06; vol. 79 # 44 - Thursday, March 6, 2014
    1. 79 FR 12658 - Seaway Regulations and Rules: Periodic Update, Various Categories
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
      Final rule.
      The rule will become effective on March 31, 2014.
      33 CFR Part 401