As used in this subpart:
Inland oil barge means a tank barge carrying oil in bulk as cargo certificated by the Coast Guard under 46 CFR chapter I, subchapter D for river or canal service or lakes, bays, and sounds service.
On-deck spill means a discharge of oil on the deck of a vessel during loading, unloading, transfer, or other shipboard operations. An on-deck spill could result from a leaking fitting, an overfill, a bad connection, or similar operational mishap. The term on-deck spill is used to differentiate these operational discharges from those caused by collision or grounding where the hull is punctured and a tank is ruptured, resulting in an uncontrolled discharge of oil into the marine environment.
Offshore oil barge
means a tank barge carrying oil in bulk as cargo, including dual-mode integrated tug-barges, certificated by the Coast Guard under 46 CFR chapter I, subchapter D, for navigation in waters outside the Boundary Lines, as defined in 46 CFR part 7
, in any ocean or the Gulf of Mexico; any tank barge in Great Lakes service; or any foreign flag tank barge.
Oil tanker means a self-propelled vessel carrying oil in bulk as cargo, including integrated tug-barges designed for push-mode operation.
Vessel carrying oil as secondary cargo
means a vessel carrying oil pursuant to a permit issued under 46 CFR 30.01-5
, CFR 70.05-30, or 46 CFR 90.05-35
or pursuant to an International Oil Pollution Prevention (IOPP) or Noxious Liquid Substance (NLS) certificate required by §§ 151.33
of this chapter; or any uninspected vessel that carries oil in bulk as cargo.
[CGD 90-068, 58 FR 67996, Dec. 22, 1993, as amended by USCG-2001-9046, 67 FR 58524
, Sept. 17, 2002; 73 FR 79316
, Dec. 29, 2008]