33 CFR 155.240 - Damage stability information for oil tankers and offshore oil barges.

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§ 155.240 Damage stability information for oil tankers and offshore oil barges.
(a) Owners or operators of oil tankers and offshore oil barges shall ensure that their vessels have prearranged, prompt access to computerized, shore-based damage stability and residual structural strength calculation programs.
(b) Vessel baseline strength and stability characteristics must be pre-entered into such programs and be consistent with the vessel's existing configuration.
(c) Access to the shore-based calculation program must be available 24 hours a day.
(d) At a minimum, the program must facilitate calculation of the following:
(1) Residual hull girder strength based on the reported extent of damage.
(2) Residual stability when the vessel's compartments are breached.
(3) The most favorable off-loading, ballasting, or cargo transfer sequences to improve residual stability, reduce hull girder stresses, and reduce ground-force reaction.
(4) The bending and shear stresses caused by pinnacle loads from grounding or stranding.
[CGD 90-068, 58 FR 67996, Dec. 22, 1993, as amended by USCG-1998-3799, 63 FR 35531, June 30, 1998]

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  • 2015-02-04; vol. 80 # 23 - Wednesday, February 4, 2015
    1. 80 FR 5922 - MARPOL Annex I Amendments
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      This final rule is effective May 5, 2015. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register on May 5, 2015.
      33 CFR Parts 151, 155, 156, and 157

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Title 33 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2015-05-22; vol. 80 # 99 - Friday, May 22, 2015
    1. 80 FR 29582 - Higher Volume Port Area—State of Washington
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      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
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