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TITLE 33—Navigation and Navigable Waters

CHAPTER I—COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER O—POLLUTION

PART 157—RULES FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT RELATING TO TANK VESSELS CARRYING OIL IN BULK

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§157.01
Applicability.
§157.02
Incorporation by reference: Where can I get a copy of the publications mentioned in this part?
§157.03
Definitions.
§157.04
Authorization of classification societies.
§157.05
Performing calculations for this part.
§157.06
Appeals.
§157.07
Equivalents.
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Subpart B—DESIGN, EQUIPMENT, AND INSTALLATION

§157.08
Applicability of subpart B.
§157.09
Segregated ballast.
§157.10
Segregated ballast tanks and crude oil washing systems for certain new vessels.
§157.10a
Segregated ballast tanks, crude oil washing systems, and dedicated clean ballast tanks for certain new and existing vessels of 40,000 DWT or more.
§157.10b
Segregated ballast tanks, dedicated clean ballast tanks, and special ballast arrangements for tank vessels transporting Outer Continental Shelf oil.
§157.10c
Segregated ballast tanks, crude oil washing systems, and dedicated clean ballast tanks for certain new and existing tankships of 20,000 to 40,000 DWT.
§157.10d
Double hulls on tank vessels.
§157.11
Pumping, piping and discharge arrangements.
§157.12
Oil discharge monitoring and control system.
§157.12a
Definitions.
§157.12b
Implementation requirements.
§157.12c
Construction, maintenance, security, calibration, and training.
§157.12d
Technical specifications.
§157.12e
Certificate of approval.
§157.12f
Workshop functional test requirements.
§157.12g
Plan approval requirements.
§157.13
Designated observation area.
§157.15
Slop tanks in tank vessels.
§157.17
Oil residue (sludge) tank.
§157.19
Cargo tank arrangement and size.
§157.21
Subdivision and stability.
§157.22
Intact stability requirements.
§157.23
Cargo and ballast system information.
§157.24
Submission of calculations, plans, and specifications.
§157.24a
Submission of calculations, plans, and specifications for existing vessels installing segregated ballast tanks.
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Subpart C—VESSEL OPERATION

§157.25
Applicability of subpart C.
§157.26
Operation of a tank vessel in violation of regulations.
§157.27
Discharges: Tank vessels carrying oil exclusively on rivers, lakes, bays, sounds, and the Great Lakes, and seagoing tank vessels of less than 150 gross tons.
§157.28
Discharges from tank barges exempted from certain design requirements.
§157.29
Discharges: Seagoing tank vessels of 150 gross tons or more.
§157.31
Discharges: Chemical additives.
§157.33
Water ballast in fuel oil tanks.
§157.35
Ballast added to cargo tanks.
§157.37
Discharge of oily mixtures from oil cargoes.
§157.39
Machinery space bilges.
§157.41
Emergencies.
§157.43
Discharges of clean and segregated ballast: Seagoing tank vessels of 150 gross tons or more.
§157.45
Valves in cargo or ballast piping system.
§157.47
Information for master.
§157.49
Instruction manual.
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Subpart D—CRUDE OIL WASHING (COW) SYSTEM ON TANK VESSELS

General

§157.100
Plans for U.S. tank vessels: Submission.
§157.102
Plans for foreign tank vessels: Submission.
§157.104
Scale models.
§157.106
Letter of acceptance.
§157.108
Crude Oil Washing Operations and Equipment Manual for U.S. tank vessels: Submission.
§157.110
Crude Oil Washing Operations and Equipment Manual for foreign tank vessels: Submission.
§157.112
Approved Crude Oil Washing Operations and Equipment Manual.
§157.114
Crude Oil Washing Operations and Equipment Manual: Not approved.
§157.116
Required documents: U.S. tank vessels.
§157.118
Required documents: Foreign tank vessels.
§157.120
Waiver of required documents.

Design, Equipment, and Installation

§157.122
Piping, valves, and fittings.
§157.124
COW tank washing machines.
§157.126
Pumps.
§157.128
Stripping system.
§157.130
Crude oil washing with more than one grade of crude oil.
§157.132
Cargo tanks: Hydrocarbon vapor emissions.
§157.134
Cargo tank drainage.
§157.136
Two-way voice communications.
§157.138
Crude Oil Washing Operations and Equipment Manual.

Inspections

§157.140
Tank vessel inspections.
§157.142
Letter of acceptance: Inspections.
§157.144
Tank vessels of the same class: Inspections.
§157.146
Similar tank design: Inspections on U.S. tank vessels.
§157.147
Similar tank design: Inspections on foreign tank vessels.
§157.148
COW system: Evidence for inspections.
§157.150
Crude Oil Washing Operations and Equipment Manual: Recording information after inspections.

Personnel

§157.152
Person in charge of COW operations.
§157.154
Assistant personnel.

COW Operations

§157.155
COW operations: General.
§157.156
COW operations: Meeting manual requirements.
§157.158
COW operations: Changed characteristics.
§157.160
Tanks: Ballasting and crude oil washing.
§157.162
Crude oil washing during a voyage.
§157.164
Use of inert gas system.
§157.166
Hydrocarbon emissions.
§157.168
Crew member: Main deck watch.
§157.170
COW equipment: Removal.
§157.172
Limitations on grades of crude oil carried.
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Subpart E—DEDICATED CLEAN BALLAST TANKS ON TANK VESSELS

General

§157.200
Plans for U.S. tank vessels: Submission.
§157.202
Plans and documents for foreign tank vessels: Submission.
§157.204
Letter of acceptance.
§157.206
Dedicated Clean Ballast Tanks Operations Manual for U.S. tank vessels: Submission.
§157.208
Dedicated Clean Ballast Tanks Operations Manual for foreign tank vessels: Submission.
§157.210
Approved Dedicated Clean Ballast Tanks Operations Manual.
§157.212
Dedicated Clean Ballast Tanks Operations Manual: Not approved.
§157.214
Required documents: U.S. tank vessels.
§157.216
Required documents: Foreign tank vessels.
§157.218
Dedicated clean ballast tanks: Alterations.

Design and Equipment

§157.220
Dedicated clean ballast tanks: Standards.
§157.222
Pump and piping arrangements.
§157.224
Dedicated Clean Ballast Tanks Operations Manual.

Dedicated Clean Ballast Tanks Operations

§157.225
Dedicated clean ballast tanks operations: General.
§157.226
Dedicated Clean Ballast Tanks Operations Manual: Procedures to be followed.
§157.228
Isolating Valves: Closed during a voyage.
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Subpart F—EXEMPTION FROM §157.10A OR §157.10C

§157.300
Qualifications for exemptions under this part.
§157.302
Applying for an exemption or requesting modification of an exemption.
§157.304
Shore-based reception facility: standards.
§157.306
Granting, denying, or modifying an exemption.
§157.308
Revocation of exemption: procedure and appeals.
§157.310
Exempted vessels: operations.
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Subpart G—INTERIM MEASURES FOR CERTAIN TANK VESSELS WITHOUT DOUBLE HULLS CARRYING PETROLEUM OILS

§157.400
Purpose and applicability.
§157.410
Emergency lightering requirements for oil tankers.
§157.415
Bridge resource management policy and procedures.
§157.420
Vessel specific watch policy and procedures.
§157.430
Enhanced survey requirements.
§157.435
Vital systems surveys.
§157.440
Autopilot alarm or indicator.
§157.445
Maneuvering performance capability.
§157.450
Maneuvering and vessel status information.
§157.455
Minimum under-keel clearance.
§157.460
Additional operational requirements for tank barges.
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Subpart H—INTERIM MEASURES FOR CERTAIN TANK VESSELS WITHOUT DOUBLE HULLS CARRYING ANIMAL FAT OR VEGETABLE OIL

§157.500
Purpose and applicability.
§157.510
Operational measures.
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Subpart I—INTERIM MEASURES FOR CERTAIN TANK VESSELS WITHOUT DOUBLE HULLS CARRYING OTHER NON-PETROLEUM OIL

§157.600
Purpose and applicability.
§157.610
Operational measures.
Appendix
Appendix A to Part 157—Damage Assumptions, Hypothetical Outflows, and Cargo Tank Size and Arrangements
Appendix
Appendix B to Part 157—Subdivision and Stability Assumptions
Appendix
Appendix C to Part 157—Procedure for Determining Distribution of Segregated Ballast Tanks To Provide Protection Against Oil Outflow in the Event of Grounding, Ramming, or Collision
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Appendix D to Part 157—Example of a Procedure for Dedicated Clean Ballast Tanks Operations
Appendix
Appendix E to Part 157—Specifications for the Design, Installation and Operation of a Part Flow System for Control of Overboard Discharges
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Appendix F to Part 157 [Reserved]
Appendix
Appendix G to Part 157—Timetables for Application of Double Hull Requirements


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