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§4.03-2 Serious marine incident.
The term serious marine incident includes the following events involving a vessel in commercial service:
(a) Any marine casualty or accident as defined in §4.03-1 which is required by §4.05-1 to be reported to the Coast Guard and which results in any of the following:
(1) One or more deaths;
(2) An injury to a crewmember, passenger, or other person which requires professional medical treatment beyond first aid, and, in the case of a person employed on board a vessel in commercial service, which renders the individual unfit to perform routine vessel duties;
(3) Damage to property, as defined in §4.05-1(a)(7) of this part, in excess of $100,000;
(4) Actual or constructive total loss of any vessel subject to inspection under 46 U.S.C. 3301; or
(5) Actual or constructive total loss of any self-propelled vessel, not subject to inspection under 46 U.S.C. 3301, of 100 gross tons or more.
(b) A discharge of oil of 10,000 gallons or more into the navigable waters of the United States, as defined in 33 U.S.C. 1321, whether or not resulting from a marine casualty.
(c) A discharge of a reportable quantity of a hazardous substance into the navigable waters of the United States, or a release of a reportable quantity of a hazardous substance into the environment of the United States, whether or not resulting from a marine casualty.
[CGD 86-067, 53 FR 47077, Nov. 21, 1988, as amended by CGD 97-057, 62 FR 51041, Sept. 30, 1997]