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§ 153.365 Liquid overpressurization protection.

(a) Except as noted in paragraph (b) of this section, a containment system requiring closed or restricted gauging must:

(1) Be designed to withstand the maximum pressure that develops during an overfill of the densest cargo endorsed for the containment system; or

(2) Have an overflow control system that meets § 153.408; or

(3) Meet the requirements specified by the Commandant (CG-ENG).

(b) A containment system requiring restricted gauging, except for those cargoes that reference §§ 153.525 or 153.527, may be equipped with a spill valve that:

(1) Meets ASTM F 1271 (incorporated by reference, see § 153.4); and

(2) Limits the maximum pressure during liquid overfill at a specified cargo loading rate to that which the containment system is able to withstand (see §§ 153.294(b) and 152.977(b)).

[CGD 78-128, 47 FR 21208, May 17, 1982, as amended by CGD 82-063b, 48 FR 4782, Feb. 3, 1983; CGD 88-032, 56 FR 35827, July 29, 1991; USCG-2000-7790, 65 FR 58463, Sept. 29, 2000]