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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter BPart 15 → Subpart J


Title 46: Shipping
PART 15—MANNING REQUIREMENTS


Subpart J—Vessels in Foreign Trade


Contents
§15.1001   General.
§15.1010   California.
§15.1020   Hawaii.
§15.1030   New York and New Jersey.
§15.1040   Massachusetts.
§15.1050   North Carolina.

Source: CGD 92-061, 60 FR 24796, May 10, 1995, unless otherwise noted. Redesignated by USCG-2004-17914, 78 FR 78001 Dec. 24, 2013.

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§15.1001   General.

Self-propelled vessels engaged in foreign commerce are required to use a pilot holding a valid MMC or license with appropriate endorsement as a first-class pilot when operating in the navigable waters of the United States specified in this subpart.

[CGD 92-061, 60 FR 24796, May 10, 1995, as amended by USCG-2006-24371, 74 FR 11263, Mar. 16, 2009]

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§15.1010   California.

The following offshore marine oil terminals located within U.S. navigable waters of the State of California:

(a) Carlsbad, CA. The waters including the San Diego Gas and Electric, Encina Power Plant, lying within an area bounded by a line beginning at latitude 33°1006 N, longitude 117°2142 W, thence southwesterly to latitude 33°0854 N, longitude 117°2436 W, thence southwesterly to latitude 33°0430 N, longitude 117°2142 W, thence northeasterly to latitude 33°0536 N, longitude 117°1854 W, thence northwesterly along the shoreline to latitude 33°1006 N, longitude 117°2142 W.

(b) Huntington Beach, CA. The waters including the Golden West Refining Company, Huntington Beach Marine Terminal, lying within an area bounded by a line beginning at latitude 33°3906 N, longitude 118°000 W, thence westerly to latitude 33°3918 N, longitude 118°0512 W, thence southeasterly along a line drawn three nautical miles from the baseline to latitude 33°3530 N, longitude 118°0000 W, thence easterly to latitude 33°3530 N, longitude 117°5230 W, thence northwesterly along the shoreline to latitude 33°3906 N, longitude 118°0000 W.

(c) El Segundo, CA. The waters including the Chevron USA, El Segundo Marine Terminal, lying within an area bounded by a line beginning at latitude 33°5618 N, longitude 118°2618 W, thence westerly to latitude 33°5618 N, longitude 118°3048 W, thence southeasterly along a line drawn three nautical miles from the baseline to latitude 33°5148 N, longitude 118°2754 W, thence easterly to latitude 33°5148 N, longitude 118°2400 W, thence northwesterly along the shoreline to latitude 33°5618 N, longitude 118°2618 W.

(d) Oxnard, CA. The waters including the Southern California Edison Company, Mandalay Generating Station, lying within an area bounded by a line beginning at latitude 34°1412 N, longitude 119°1600 W, thence westerly to latitude 34°1412 N, longitude 119°1936 W, thence southeasterly along a line drawn three nautical miles from the baseline to latitude 34°0924 N, longitude 119°1720 W, thence easterly to latitude 34°0924 N, longitude 119°1324 W, thence northwesterly along the shoreline to latitude 34°1424 N, longitude 119°1600 W.

(e) Goleta, CA. The waters including the ARCO, Ellwood Marine Terminal, lying within an area bounded by a line beginning at latitude 34°2612 N, longitude 119°5700 W, thence southerly to latitude 34°2248 N, longitude 119°5700 W, thence southeasterly along a line drawn three nautical miles from the baseline to latitude 34°2106 N, longitude 119°5030.5 W, thence northerly to latitude 34°2418 N, longitude 119°5030 W, thence northwesterly along the shoreline to latitude 34°2612 N, longitude 119°5700 W.

(f) Gaviota, CA. The waters including the Texaco Trading and Transportation, Gaviota Marine Terminal, lying within an area bounded by a line beginning at latitude 34°2806 N, longitude 120°1600 W, thence southerly to latitude 34°2506 N, longitude 120°1600 W, thence easterly along a line drawn three nautical miles from the baseline to latitude 34°2524 N, longitude 120°0830 W, thence northerly to latitude 34°2824 N, longitude 120°0830 W, thence westerly along the shoreline to latitude 34°2806 N, longitude 120°1600 W.

(g) Moss Landing, CA. The waters including the Pacific Gas and Electric Company Power Plant, lying within an area bounded by a line beginning at latitude 36°4900 N, longitude 121°4742 W, thence westerly to latitude 36°4900 N, longitude 121°5100 W, thence southerly to latitude 36°4700 N, longitude 121°5100 W thence easterly to latitude 36°4700 N, longitude 121°4754 W, thence northerly along the shoreline to latitude 36°4900 N, longitude 121°4742 W.

(h) Estero Bay, CA. The waters including various moorings, including the Pacific Gas and Electric Company mooring and the two Chevron Oil Company Terminals lying within an area bounded by a line beginning at latitude 36°2500 N, longitude 120°5230 W, thence westerly to latitude 36°2500 N, longitude 120°5600 W, thence southerly to latitude 36°2200 N, longitude 120°5600 W, thence easterly to latitude 36°2200 N, longitude 120°5212 W, thence northerly along the shoreline to latitude 36°2500 N, longitude 120°5230 W.

(i) San Luis Obispo Bay, CA. The waters including the Unocal Corporation Avila Terminal and the approaches thereto, lying in an area bounded by a line beginning at latitude 35°0942 N, longitude 120°4600 W, thence southerly to latitude 35°0700 N, longitude 120°4600 W, thence easterly to latitude 35°0700 N, longitude 120°4300 W, thence northerly to latitude 35°1024 N, longitude 120°4300 W, thence westerly along the shoreline to latitude 35°0942 N, longitude 120°4600 W.

[CGD 92-061, 60 FR 24796, Jan. 4, 1995, as amended by USCG-1998-4442, 63 FR 52189, Sept. 30, 1998]

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§15.1020   Hawaii.

The following offshore marine oil terminals located within U.S. navigable waters of the State of Hawaii: Barbers Point, Island of Oahu. The waters including the Hawaiian Independent Refinery, Inc. and the Chevron moorings lying within an area bounded by a line bearing 180 degrees true from Barbers Point Light to latitude 21°14.8N, longitude 158°06.4W, thence easterly to latitude 21°14.8N, longitude 158°03.3W, thence northeasterly to latitude 21°15.6N, longitude 158°01.1W, thence northwesterly to latitude 21°18.5N, longitude 158°02.0W, thence westerly along the shoreline to latitude 21°17.8N, longitude 158°06.4W.

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§15.1030   New York and New Jersey.

The following U.S. navigable waters located within the States of New York and New Jersey when the vessel is making an intra-port transit, to include, but not limited to, a movement from a dock to a dock, from a dock to an anchorage, from an anchorage to a dock, or from an anchorage to an anchorage, within the following listed operating areas:

(a) East River from Execution Rocks to New York Harbor, Upper Bay;

(b) Hudson River from Yonkers, New York to New York Harbor, Upper Bay;

(c) Raritan River from Grossman Dock/Arsenal to New York Harbor, Lower Bay;

(d) Arthur Kill Channel;

(e) Kill Van Kull Channel;

(f) Newark Bay;

(g) Passaic River from Point No Point to Newark Bay;

(h) Hackensack River from the turning basin to Newark Bay; and

(i) New York Harbor, Upper and Lower Bay.

Note to §15.1030: “Intra-port transit” as used in this section includes the movement of a foreign-trade vessel inbound from sea from the point where a State-licensed pilot ceases providing pilotage to another point within the identified areas (i.e., a dock or anchorage). Likewise, intra-port transit also includes the movement of a foreign-trade vessel outbound to sea from a point within the identified areas (i.e., a dock or anchorage) to the point where a State licensed pilot begins providing pilotage.

[CGD 92-061, 60 FR 24796, May 10, 1995, as amended by USCG-2004-18884, 69 FR 58344, Sept. 30, 2004]

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§15.1040   Massachusetts.

The following U.S. navigable waters located within the State of Massachusetts when the vessel is in transit, but not bound to or departing from a port within the following listed operating areas:

(a) Cape Cod Bay south of latitude 41°4854 N;

(b) The Cape Cod Canal; and

(c) Buzzards Bay east of a line extending from the southernmost point of Wilbur Point (latitude 41°3455 N longitude 70°5115 W) to the easternmost point of Pasque Island (latitude 41°2655 N longitude 70°5030 W).

[CGD 92-061, 60 FR 24796, May 10, 1995, as amended by USCG-1998-4442, 63 FR 52189, Sept. 10, 1998]

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§15.1050   North Carolina.

(a) The following navigable waters of the United States within the State of North Carolina when the vessel is maneuvering while berthing or unberthing, is approaching or passing through a bridge, or is making any intra-port transit, which transit may include but is not limited to movement from a dock to a dock, from a dock to an anchorage, from an anchorage to a dock, or from an anchorage to an anchorage, within either of the following areas:

(1) The waters of the Cape Fear River from the boundary line established by 46 CFR 7.60 to Latitude 34°16.5 N.

(2) The waters of the Northeast Cape Fear River from its confluence with the Cape Fear River at Point Peter to Latitude 34°17 N.

(b) This subpart does not apply to any vessel on the waters specified in paragraph (a) of this section if the laws of the State of North Carolina require a State-licensed pilot on the vessel.

[CGD 97-073, 63 FR 57255, Oct. 27, 1998]

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