General Rules for Tankers Owned or Operating in the USA,  2020 Edition

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General Rules for Tankers Owned or Operating in the USA, 2020 Edition

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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).


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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 Ship Stability
Port and Terminal Operations.




PART 26 – Vessel Bridge-to-Bridge Radiotelephone Regulations

PART 27 – Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties for Inflation

PART 62 – United States Aids to Navigation System

PART 64 – Marking of Structures, Sunken Vessels and Other Obstructions

PART 66 – Private Aids to Navigation

PART 67 – Aids to Navigation on Artificial Islands and Fixed Structures

PART 72 – Marine Information

PART 80 – COLREGS Demarcation Line

PART 81 – 72 COLREGS: Implementing Rules

PART 82 – 72 COLREGS: Interpretative Rules

PART 83 – Navigation Rules

PART 84 – Annex I: Positioning and Technical Details of Lights and Shapes

PART 86 – Annex III: Technical Details of Sound Signal Appliances

PART 87 – Annex IV: Distress Signals

PART 88 – Annex V: Pilot Rules

PART 89 – Inland Navigation Rules: Implementing Rules

PART 90 – Inland Rules: Interpretative Rules

PART 95 – Operating a Vessel While Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Dangerous Drug

PART 96 – Rules for the Safe Operation of Vessels and Safety Management Systems

PART 97 – Rules for the Safe Operation of Vessels, Stowage and Securing of Cargoes

PART 101 – Maritime Security: General

PART 104 – Maritime Security: Vessels

PART 125 – Identification Credentials for Persons Requiring Access to Waterfront Facilities or Vessels

PART 126 – Handling of Dangerous Cargo at Waterfront Facilities

PART 127 – Waterfront Facilities Handling Liquefied Natural Gas and Liquefied

Hazardous Gas

PART 138 – Financial Responsibility for Water Pollution (Vessels) and OPA 90 Limits of Liability (Vessels, Deepwater Ports and Onshore Facilities)

PART 140 – Outer Continental Shelf Activities: General

PART 141 – Personnel

PART 142 – Workplace Safety and Health

PART 143 – Design and Equipment

PART 144 – Lifesaving Appliances

PART 145 – Fire-fighting Equipment

PART 146 – Operations

PART 147 – Safety Zones

PART 150 – Deepwater Ports: Operations

PART 151 – Vessels Carrying Oil, Noxious Liquid Substances, Garbage, Municipal or Commercial Waste, and Ballast Water

SECTION 151.1510: Ballast Water Management Requirements

PART 153 – Control of Pollution by Oil and Hazardous Substances, Discharge Removal

PART 154 – Facilities Transferring Oil or Hazardous Material in Bulk

PART 155 – Oil or Hazardous Material Pollution Prevention Regulations for Vessels

PART 156 – Oil and Hazardous Material Transfer Operations

PART 157 – Rules for the Protection of the Marine Environment Relating to Tank Vessels Carrying Oil in Bulk

PART 158 – Reception Facilities for Oil, Noxious Liquid Substances, and Garbage

PART 159 – Marine Sanitation Devices

PART 161 – Vessel Traffic Management

PART 164 – Navigation Safety Regulations

PART 168 – Escort Requirements for Certain Tankers

PART 169 – Ship Reporting Systems


PART 63 – SUBPART Y: National Emission Standards for Marine Tank Vessel Loading Operations

PART 98 – SUBPART W: Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems


PART 2 – SUBPART 2.01: Inspecting and Certificating of Vessels

PART 2 – SUBPART 2.10: Fees

PART 2 – SUBPART 2.20: Reports and Forms

PART 2 – SUBPART 2.75: Approvals of Safety Equipment, Materials and Installations, and Qualifications for Construction Personnel

PART 4 – Marine Casualties and Investigations

SUBPART 4.06: Mandatory Chemical Testing Following Serious Marine Incidents Involving Vessels in Commercial Service

PART 8 – Vessel Inspection Alternatives

PART 13 – Certification of Tankermen

PART 16 – Chemical Testing

PART 30 – General Provisions

PART 31 – Inspection and Certification

PART 32 – Special Equipment, Machinery, and Hull Requirements

SUBPART 32.53: Inert Gas System

PART 34 – Fire Fighting Equipment

PART 35 – Operations

PART 36 – Elevated Temperature Cargoes

PART 38 – Liquefied Flammable Gases

PART 39 – Vapor Control Systems

PART 42 – Domestic and Foreign Voyages by Sea

PART 54 – SUBPART 54.15: SECTION 54.15-25: Minimum Relief Capacities for Cargo Tanks Containing Compressed or Liquefied Gas

PART 56 – SUBPART 56.04: Piping Classification

PART 56 – SUBPART 56.50: Design Requirements Pertaining to Specific Systems

PART 58 – Main and Auxiliary Machinery and Related Systems

PART 64 – Marine Portable Tanks and Cargo Handling Systems

PART 90 – General Provisions

PART 91 – Inspection and Certification

PART 92 – Construction and Arrangement

PART 93 – Stability

PART 95 – Fire Protection Equipment

PART 96 – Vessel Control and Miscellaneous Systems and Equipment

PART 97 – Operations

PART 98 – Special Construction, Arrangement, and Other Provisions for CertainDangerous Cargoes in Bulk

PART 111 – SUBPART 111.105: SECTION 111.105-29: Combustible Liquid Cargo Carriers

PART 111 – SUBPART 111.105: SECTION 111.105-31: Flammable or Combustible Cargo with a Flashpoint Below 60°C (140°F),Carriers of Liquid-Sulphur or Inorganic Acid

PART 111 – SUBPART 111.105: SECTION 111.105-32: Bulk Liquefied Flammable Gas and Ammonia Carriers

PART 150 – Compatibility of Cargoes

PART 153 – Ships Carrying Bulk Liquid, Liquefied Gas, or Compressed Gas Hazardous Materials

PART 154 – Safety Standards for Self-Propelled Vessels Carrying Bulk Liquefied Gases

PART 162 – SUBPART 162.017: General Provisions; Valves, Pressure-Vacuum Relief, for Tank Vessels

PART 162 – SUBPART 162.018: Safety Relief Valves, Liquefied Compressed Gas

PART 162 – SUBPART 162.050: Pollution Prevention Equipment

PART 170 – Stability Requirements for All Inspected Vessels

PART 172 – SUBPART F: Special Rules Pertaining to a Ship that Carries a Hazardous Liquid Regulated Under Subchapter O of this Chapter

PART 172 – SUBPART G: Special Rules Pertaining to a Ship that Carries a Bulk

Liquefied Gas Regulated Under Subchapter O of this Chapter

PART 197 – SUBPART C: Benzene

PART 199 – SUBPART B: Requirements for All Vessels

PART 199 – SUBPART D: Additional Requirements for Cargo Vessels


PART 130 – Oil Spill Prevention and Response Plans

PART 171 – SUBPART B: Incident Reporting, Notification, BOE Approvals and Authorization

PART 172 – SUBPART 172.322: Marine Pollutants

PART 172 – SUBPART 172.328: Cargo Tanks

PART 176 – SUBPART H: Detailed Requirements for Class 2 (Compressed Gas) Materials

PART 176 – SUBPART I: Detailed Requirements for Class 3 (Flammable) and Combustible Liquid Materials

PART 193 – Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities: Federal Safety Standards



Title: General Rules for Tankers Owned or Operating in the USA, 2020 Edition
Number of Pages: 1973
Product Code: WS1678K
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-873-1 (9781856098731), ISBN 10: 1-85609-873-7 (1856098737)
Published Date: January 2020
Binding Format: Hardback
Book Height: 241 mm
Book Width: 175 mm
Book Spine: 84 mm
Weight: 3.00 kg

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