33 CFR 150.445 - When is oil in a single point mooring-oil transfer system (SPM-OTS) displaced with water?

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§ 150.445 When is oil in a single point mooring-oil transfer system (SPM-OTS) displaced with water?

(a) The oil in an SPM-OTS must be displaced with water, and the valve at the pipeline end manifold must be closed whenever:

(1) A storm warning forecasts weather conditions that will exceed the design operating criteria listed in the operations manual for the SPM-OTS;

(2) A vessel is about to depart the SPM because of storm conditions; or

(3) The SPM is not scheduled for use in an oil transfer operation within the next 7 days.

(b) The requirement in paragraph (a) of this section is waived if port officials can demonstrate to the Sector Commander, or MSU Commander, with COTP and OCMI authority that a satisfactory alternative means of safely securing all cargo transfer hoses can be implemented in the event of severe weather conditions.

[USCG-1998-3884, 71 FR 57651, Sept. 29, 2006, as amended by USCG-2013-0397, 78 FR 39182, July 1, 2013]

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Title 33 published on 03-May-2017 03:57

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR Part 150 after this date.

  • 2015-07-27; vol. 80 # 143 - Monday, July 27, 2015
    1. 80 FR 44274 - Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
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      33 CFR Parts 3, 50, 51, 52, 62, 67, 72, 80, 82, 83, 84, 90, 96, 100, 101, 110, 117, 150, 151, 155, 156, 161, 162, 164, 165, 177, and 183