MARINE SANITATION DEVICES: CERTIFICATION PROCEDURES AND DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS

Regulations are presented for vessel owners, vessel manufacturers, and manufacturers of marine sanitation devices (MSD). The limitations are designed to prevent the discharge of untreated or inadequately treated sewage from vessels into or on U.S. waters. A vessel constructed before Jan. 30, 1975 must be equipped with a USCG certified no-discharge MSD on and after Jan. 30, 1980, except when the vessel is equipped with an MSD installed on or before Jan. 30, 1978 or after Jan. 30, 1978 but before Jan. 30, 1983, a USCG certified no-discharge MSD is required. A vessel constructed after Jan. 30, 1975 must be equipped with a USCG certified no-discharge MSD on and after Jan. 30, 1977, except when the vessel is equipped with a USCG certified discharge type MSD installed on or before Jan. 30, 1976. This MSD can be used as long as proper operation is maintained. Design, construction, and testing procedures are outlined, and the manufacturing restrictions are reviewed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Government Printing Office

    Superintendent of Documents
    Washington, DC  USA  20402-9325
  • Publication Date: 1975-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 4621-30
  • Serial:
    • Federal Register
    • Volume: 40
    • Issue Number: 21
    • Publisher: Government Printing Office

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127877
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Pollution Abstracts
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 16 1975 12:00AM