These requirements specify that tank vessels carrying 5, or more long tons of oil in bulk as cargo shall be escorted by a suitable escort tug or tugs.
The escort tugs will be available, and shall respond as needed to influence the speed and direction of travel of the tank vessel in the event of a casualty, or steering or propulsion failure, thereby reducing the possibility of groundings or collisions and the risk of oil spills from these tank vessels. This subchapter establishes the criteria for matching tugs to tankers and barges.
Barges must be matched based on a one-to-one correlation of the escogt tonnage of the barge to the braking force of the tug s. The Administrator shall review the matching criteria and other program elements within two years of the effective date of this subchapter. The program review will include a survey of the tanker-related incidents in U.
See the basic tutorial linked below if you need help configuring the data. Escort Program.
East of Depth of 30 ft. SFB North of Depth of 18 ft.
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Point Chauncey, 1. Yerba Buena Island, West of midchannel Depth of 12 ft. Carquinez Strait Depth of 25 ft.
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