General Rules for Tankers Owned or Operating in the USA.  2020 Edition (eBook)

Published Date

January 2020

General Rules for Tankers Owned or Operating in the USA. 2020 Edition (eBook)

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General Rules for Tankers, Owned or Operating in the USA, 2020 Edition, is compiled from over 12,000 pages of regulations directly related to shipping, contained in the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). These are the codification of the general and permanent rules of the U.S. Federal Government, which in their entirety number over 175,000 pages of information.


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The Code is updated on a staggered basis annually. Because of the vast scale of regulations, this edition is compiled with a view to create an instantaneous and accessible resource of the most directly relevant regulations to those requiring them in the tanker industry, both at sea and ashore.

This new edition, comprised of the latest available US Federal regulations at the time of compilation, has been expanded and revised to incorporate recent regulatory updates, including:


Oil Cargoes
Gas Cargoes and Liquefied Flammable Gases
Noxious Liquid Substances
Control of Pollution and and Hazardous Substances, including Financial Liabilities
Chemicals, Marine Pollutants, Dangerous Goods and Hazards
Ballast Water Management Requirements
Marine Casualties and Inspections
Maritime Security Requirements
Recordkeeping Requirements
Rules for the Safe Operation of Tankers including
Navigation Rules
Life-Saving Appliances and Fire-Fighting Equipment
Workplace Safety and Health
Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Requirements
Vessel Inspection Alternatives
Tanker Design, Construction and

Title: General Rules for Tankers Owned or Operating in the USA. 2020 Edition (eBook)
Number of Pages: 1973
Product Code: WS1678EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-874-8 (9781856098748), ISBN 10: 1-85609-874-5 (1856098745)
Published Date: January 2020
Binding Format: Hardback
Book Height: 241 mm
Book Width: 175 mm
Book Spine: 84 mm

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