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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter IPart 98Subpart 98.30 → §98.30-12


Title 46: Shipping
PART 98—SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION, ARRANGEMENT, AND OTHER PROVISIONS FOR CERTAIN DANGEROUS CARGOES IN BULK
Subpart 98.30—Portable Tanks and Intermediate Bulk Containers


§98.30-12   Stowage of portable tanks and IBCs.

(a) No person may operate a vessel to which this subpart applies unless each portable tank and/or IBC is stowed on an open deck.

(b) No person may stow a portable tank and/or IBC—

(1) In the vicinity of another tank that contains a chemically incompatible product; and

(2) Unless all electrical equipment is explosion-proof or intrinsically safe, as defined in §§111.105-9 and 111.105-11 of this chapter, in the area of the tank and its associated equipment that is—

(i) Within 10 feet in any horizontal direction; and

(ii) Within 8 feet above the deck.

(c) All IBCs must be secured as specified in 49 CFR 176.74.

[CGD 73-172, 39 FR 22954, June 25, 1974, as amended by CGD 84-043, 55 FR 37412, Sept. 11, 1990; 55 FR 47477, Nov. 14, 1990. Redesignated and amended by USCG-2011-0088, 78 FR 54785, 54787, Sept. 6, 2013]

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