The following definitions apply to this part:
2008 Annex VI means Annex VI to the MARPOL Protocol, including amendments adopted in October 2008. The 2008 Annex VI is incorporated by reference in § 1043.100. Note that this version of Annex VI does not include any amendments that may be adopted in the future. This 2008 version applies for certain provisions of this part such as those applicable for internal waters and for non-Party vessels.
Administrato r means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Annex VI means Annex VI of the MARPOL Protocol.
Designated Certification Officer means the EPA official to whom the Administrator has delegated authority to issue EIAPP certificates. Note that the Designated Certification Officer is also delegated certain authorities under this part in addition to the authority to issue EIAPP certificates.
ECA associated area means the U.S. internal waters that are navigable from the ECA. This term does not include internal waters that are shoreward of ocean waters that are not part of an emission control area.
EIAPP certificate means a certificate issued to certify initial compliance with Regulation 13 of Annex VI. (Note that EIAPP stands for Engine International Air Pollution Prevention under Annex VI.)
Emission control area (ECA) means an area designated pursuant to Annex VI as an Emission Control Area that:
Includes waters of the U.S. territorial sea and/or EEZ.
Engine has the meaning given in 40 CFR 1068.30.
EPA means the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Foreign-flagged vessel means a vessel of foreign registry or a vessel operated under the authority of a country other than the United States.
Good engineering judgment has the meaning given in 40 CFR 1068.30. We will evaluate engineering judgments as described in 40 CFR 1068.5.
Great Lakes means all the streams, rivers, lakes, and other bodies of water that are within the drainage basin of the St. Lawrence River, west of Anticosti Island.
IMO means the International Maritime Organization.
Major conversion has the meaning given in 2008 Annex VI (incorporated by reference in § 1043.100 ).
Non-Party vessel means a vessel flagged by a country that is not a party to Annex VI.
Technical Code means the “Technical Code on Control of Emission of Nitrogen Oxides from Marine Diesel Engines” adopted by IMO (incorporated by reference in § 1043.100 ). The Technical Code is part of 2008 Annex VI.
Party vessel means a vessel flying the flag of, registered in, or operating under the authority of a country that is a party to Annex VI.
Public vessels means warships, naval auxiliary vessels, and other vessels owned or operated by a sovereign country when engaged in noncommercial service.
U.S. EEZ means the Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States, as defined in Presidential Proclamation 5030 of March 10, 1983.
U.S.-flagged vessel means a vessel of U.S. registry or a vessel operated under the authority of the United States.
Vessel has the meaning given to “ship” in APPS.
We means EPA.