46 CFR 540.21 - Definitions.
As used in this subpart, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
(a) Person includes individuals, corporations, partnerships, associations, and other legal entities existing under or authorized by the laws of the United States or any state thereof or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands or any territory or possession of the United States, or the laws of any foreign country.
(c) Commission means the Federal Maritime Commission.
(d) United States includes the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands or any territory or possession of the United States.
(e) Berth or stateroom accommodations or passenger accommodations includes all temporary and all permanent passenger sleeping facilities.
(i) Evidence of insurance means a policy, certificate of insurance, cover note, or other evidence of coverage acceptable to the Commission.
(j) For the purpose of determining compliance with § 540.22, passengers embarking at United States ports means any persons, not necessary to the business, operation, or navigation of a vessel, whether holding a ticket or not, who board a vessel at a port or place in the United States and are carried by the vessel on a voyage from that port or place.