46 CFR 56.01-5 - Adoption of ASME B31.1 for power piping, and other standards.

§ 56.01-5 Adoption of ASME B31.1 for power piping, and other standards.

(a) Piping systems for ships and barges must be designed, constructed, and inspected in accordance with ASME B31.1 (incorporated by reference; see 46 CFR 56.01-2), as limited, modified, or replaced by specific requirements in this part. The provisions in the appendices to ASME B31.1 are adopted and must be followed when the requirements of ASME B31.1 or the rules in this part make them mandatory. For general information, table 56.01-5(a) lists the various paragraphs and sections in ASME B31.1 that are limited, modified, replaced, or reproduced by rules in this part.

Table 56.01-5(a) - Limitations and Modifications in the Adoption of ASME B31.1 for Pressure and Power Piping

Section or paragraph in ASME B31.1 and disposition Unit in this part
100.1 replaced by 56.01-1.
100.2 modified by 56.07-5.
101 through 104.7 modified by 56.07-10.
101.2 modified by 56.07-10(a), (b).
101.5 replaced by 56.07-10(c).
102.2 modified by 56.07-10(d).
102.3 and 104.1.2 modified by 56.07-10(e).
104.3 modified by 56.07-10(f).
104.4 modified by 56.07-10(e).
104.5.1 modified by 56.30-10.
105 through 108 replaced by 56.10-1 through 56.25-20.
110 through 118 replaced by 56.30-1 through 56.30-35.
119.5.1 replaced by 56.35-10, 56.35-15.
119.7 replaced by 56.35-1.
122.1.4 replaced by 56.50-40.
122.3 modified by 56.50-97.
122.6 through 122.10 replaced by 56.50-1 through 56.50-80.
123 replaced by 56.60-1.
Table 126.1 is replaced by 56.30-5(c)(3), 56.60-1.
127 through 135 replaced by 56.65-1, 56.70-10 through 56.90-10.
136 replaced by 56.95-1 through 56.95-10.
137 replaced by 56.97-1 through 56.97-40.

(viii) (b) When a section or paragraph of the regulations in this part relates to material in ASME B31.1, the relationship with ASME B31.1 will appear immediately after the heading of the section or at the beginning of the paragraph as follows:

(1) (Modifies __.) This indicates that the material in ASME B31.1 so numbered for identification is generally applicable but is being altered, amplified, or augmented.

(2) (Replaces __.) This indicates that the material in ASME B31.1 so numbered for identification does not apply.

(3) (Reproduces __.) This indicates that the material in ASME B31.1 so numbered for identification is being identically reproduced for convenience, not for emphasis.

(c) As stated in § 56.01-2 of this chapter, the standards of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and ASME specifically referred to in this part must be the governing requirements for the matters covered unless specifically limited, modified, or replaced by other rules in this subchapter. See 46 CFR 56.60-1(b) for the other adopted commercial standards applicable to piping systems that also constitute this subchapter.

[USCG-2003-16630, 73 FR 65175, Oct. 31, 2008]

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Title 46 published on 2015-12-02

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR Part 56 after this date.

  • 2016-07-22; vol. 81 # 141 - Friday, July 22, 2016
    1. 81 FR 48220 - Harmonization of Standards for Fire Protection, Detection, and Extinguishing Equipment
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      This final rule is effective August 22, 2016. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register on August 22, 2016.
      33 CFR Parts 140, 145, 148, and 149