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e-CFR data is current as of December 12, 2019

Title 46Chapter ISubchapter DPart 35 → Subpart 35.25


Title 46: Shipping
PART 35—OPERATIONS


Subpart 35.25—Engine Department


Contents
§35.25-1   Examination of boilers and machinery by engineer—T/ALL.
§35.25-5   Repairs of boilers and unfired pressure vessels and reports of repairs or accidents by chief engineer—TB/ALL.
§35.25-10   Requirements for fuel oil—T/ALL.
§35.25-15   Carrying of excess steam—TB/ALL.

§35.25-1   Examination of boilers and machinery by engineer—T/ALL.

It shall be the duty of an engineer when assuming charge of the boilers to examine the same forthwith and thoroughly. If any part thereof is found in bad condition, the engineer shall immediately report the facts to the master, owner, or agent, and to the nearest Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection.

[CGD 95-027, 61 FR 26000, May 23, 1996]

§35.25-5   Repairs of boilers and unfired pressure vessels and reports of repairs or accidents by chief engineer—TB/ALL.

(a) Before making any repairs to boilers or unfired pressure vessels, the chief engineer shall submit a report covering the nature of the repairs to the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection, at or nearest to the port where the repairs are to be made.

(b) In the event of an accident to a boiler, unfired pressure vessel, or machinery tending to render the further use of the item itself unsafe until repairs are made, or if by ordinary wear such items become unsafe, a report shall be made by the chief engineer immediately to the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection, or if at sea, immediately upon arrival at port.

§35.25-10   Requirements for fuel oil—T/ALL.

(a) Oil to be used as fuel to be burned under boilers on tankships shall have a flashpoint of not less than 140°F. (Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Method, ASTM D 93) (incorporated by reference, see §35.01-3).

(b) It shall be the duty of the chief engineer to make an entry in the log of each supply of fuel oil received on board, stating the quantity received, the name of the vendor, the name of the oil producer, and the flashpoint (Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Method, ASTM D 93) (incorporated by reference, see §35.01-3) for which it is certified by the producer.

(c) It shall be the further duty of the chief engineer to draw and seal at the time the supply is received on board, a half-pint sample of each lot of fuel oil, such sample to be preserved until that particular supply of oil is exhausted.

[CGFR 65-50, 30 FR 16704, Dec. 30, 1965, as amended by CGFR 68-82, 33 FR 18805, Dec. 18, 1968; CGD 73-254, 40 FR 40163, Sept. 2, 1975; USCG-2000-7790, 65 FR 58459, Sept. 29, 2000]

§35.25-15   Carrying of excess steam—TB/ALL.

It shall be the duty of the chief engineer of any tank vessel to see that a steam pressure is not carried in excess of that allowed by the certificate of inspection, and to see that the safety valves, once set by the inspector, are in no way tampered with or made inoperative.

[CGD 95-028, 62 FR 51199, Sept. 30, 1997]

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