major conversion

(18) “major conversion” means a conversion of a vessel that— (A) substantially changes the dimensions or carrying capacity of the vessel; (B) changes the type of the vessel; (C) substantially prolongs the life of the vessel; or (D) otherwise so changes the vessel that it is essentially a new vessel, as decided by the Secretary.


46 USC § 2101(18)

Scoping language

None identified, default scope is assumed to be the parent (chapter 21) of this section.
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