Download the Code of Federal Regulations in XML.
The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) is a regularly updated, unofficial editorial compilation of CFR material and Federal Register amendments produced by the National Archives and Records Administration's Office of the Federal Register (OFR) and the Government Publishing Office.
Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules for the Code of Federal Regulations and the United States Code
Text | PDF
Find, review, and submit comments on Federal rules that are open for comment and published in the Federal Register using Regulations.gov.
Purchase individual CFR titles from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore.
Find issues of the CFR (including issues prior to 1996) at a local Federal depository library.
Electronic Code of Federal Regulations
Title 46: Shipping
§170.300 Special consideration for free surface of spoil in hopper dredge hoppers.
The calculations required by this subchapter for each self-propelled hopper dredge must include—
(a) The free surface effect of consumable liquids and the free surface effect of the dredged spoil in the hoppers; and
(b) Either of the following assumptions when performing the calculations required by §174.310(b) of this chapter:
(1) If the dredged spoil is assumed to be jettisoned, the free surface of the dredged spoil may be disregarded.
(2) If the dredged spoil is not assumed to be jettisoned. the free surface of the dredged spoil must be calculated.
[CGD 76-080, 54 FR 36977, Sept. 6, 1989]