33 CFR 154.828 - Vapor recovery and vapor destruction units.

§ 154.828 Vapor recovery and vapor destruction units.
(a) The inlet to a vapor recovery unit which receives cargo vapor that has not been inerted, enriched, or diluted in accordance with § 154.824 of this subpart must be fitted with one of the following:
(1) A detonation arrester;
(2) A flame arrester; or
(3) An explosion suppression system acceptable to the Commandant (CG-522).
(b) The inlet to a vapor destruction unit must:
(1) Have a liquid seal; and
(2) Have two quick-closing stop valves installed in the vapor line.
(c) A vapor destruction unit must:
(1) Not be within 30 meters (98.8 ft.) of any tank vessel berth or mooring at the facility;
(2) Have a flame arrester or detonation arrester fitted in the vapor line; and
(3) Alarm and shut down when a flame is detected on the flame arrester or detonation arrester.
(d) When a vapor destruction unit shuts down or has a flame-out condition the vapor destruction unit control system must:
(1) Close the quick-closing stop valves required by paragraph (b)(2) of this section; and
(2) Close the remotely operated cargo vapor shutoff valve required by § 154.810(a) of this subpart.
[CGD 88-102, 55 FR 25429, June 21, 1990, as amended by CGD 96-026, 61 FR 33666, June 28, 1996; USCG-2010-0351, 75 FR 36284, June 25, 2010]
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Title 33 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR Part 154 after this date.

  • 2015-09-10; vol. 80 # 175 - Thursday, September 10, 2015
    1. 80 FR 54418 - Marine Vapor Control Systems
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      Final rule; information collection approval.
      The collection of information requirements contained in the July 16, 2013 final rule (78 FR 42596) and approved by the OMB as an amendment to existing collection of information, control number 1625-0060, will be enforced beginning September 10, 2015. The requirements include provisions for VCS certifications, recertifications, periodic operational reviews, approval requests, reviews of operating manuals, failure analyses, operational review letters, and relabeling. These requirements aid the Coast Guard and industry in ensuring industry's regulatory compliance and safe practices in connection with VCSs.
      33 CFR Parts 154, 155, and 156