Transport of Class 1 (explosive) materials in shipborne barges.
(a) Fixed magazines may be built within a shipboard barge. Freight containers may be used as magazines within a barge.
(b) Shipborne barges may be used for the carriage of all types of Class 1 (explosive) materials. When carrying Class 1 (explosive) materials requiring special stowage, the following requirements apply:
(1) Class 1 (explosive) materials in compatibility group G or H must be stowed in freight containers.
(2) Class 1 (explosive) materials in compatibility group K or L must be stowed in steel magazines.
(c) Class 1 (explosive) materials of different compatibility groups may not be stowed within the same shipborne barge unless under § 176.144(b) of this subpart they are authorized to be stowed in the same compartment.
[Amdt. 176-30, 55 FR 52696, Dec. 21, 1990, as amended at 69 FR 76185, Dec. 20, 2004]
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