General Rules for Tankers Owned or Operating in the USA
2021 - 2022
General Rules for Tankers, Owned or Operating in the USA, 2021–2022 Edition, is edited and compiled from over 12,000 pages of regulations directly related to shipping, contained in the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). It forms an accessible source of reference of the most directly relevant regulations for the tanker industry.
Updated on a staggered basis annually, this publication contains the most up to date CFRs available in the published annual edition at the time of compilation. Because of the vast scale of regulations, this edition is compiled with a view to create an instantaneous and accessible resource of the most directly relevant regulations to those requiring them in the tanker industry, both at sea and ashore. This Publication addresses the primary CFR chapters and contains excerpts of the relevant regulations. Specifically, this publication contains material from the following CFRs:
• Title 33 – Navigation and Navigable Waters
• Title 40 – Environment
• Title 46 – Shipping
• Title 49 – Transportation.
Witherbys titles are developed using scripts developed by technical experts that are peer reviewed within work groups. Typically, they seek to improve understanding of the regulations, recommendations and guidelines issued by Industry. Witherbys staff have significant expertise in the fields of navigation and hazardous cargoes as well as in the presentation of complex subjects in a graphic and easy to understand manner.