33 CFR 151.73 - Operating requirements: Discharge of garbage from fixed or floating platforms.

§ 151.73 Operating requirements: Discharge of garbage from fixed or floating platforms.

(a) Except as allowed in paragraph (b) of this section, no person may discharge garbage from -

(1) A fixed or floating platform engaged in the exploration, exploitation or associated offshore processing of seabed mineral resources; or

(2) Any ship within 500 meters (1650 feet) of such platforms.

(b) Food waste may be discharged into the surrounding waters from a ship or fixed or floating platform regulated by paragraph (a) of this section if -

(1) It is processed with a grinder or comminuter meeting the standards in § 151.75; and

(2) That ship or fixed or floating drilling rig or platform is beyond 12 nautical miles from nearest land.

[CGD 88-002, 54 FR 18405, Apr. 28, 1989, as amended by USCG-2012-1049, 78 FR 13493, Feb. 28, 2013]

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Title 33 published on 08-Jun-2018 03:48

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  • 2018-05-24; vol. 83 # 101 - Thursday, May 24, 2018
    1. 83 FR - Ballast Water Management—Annual Reporting Requirement
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