32.60-40 Construction and testing of cargo tanks and bulkheads - TB/ALL.§ 32.60-40 Construction and testing of cargo tanks and bulkheads - TB/ALL.
(a) All cargo tanks vented at gage pressure of 4 pounds per square inch or less shall be constructed and tested as required by standards established by the American Bureau of Shipping or other recognized classification society. The design of cargo tanks integral with the hull and vented at a gage pressure exceeding 4 pounds per square inch but not exceeding 10 pounds per square inch gage pressure will be given special consideration by the Commandant.
(b) Cargo tanks vented at a gage pressure exceeding 10 pounds per square inch are considered to be pressure vessels and shall be of cylindrical or similar design and shall meet the requirements of subchapter F (Marine Engineering) of this chapter.[CGFR 65-50, 30 FR 16671, Dec. 30, 1965, as amended by CGFR 68-82, 33 FR 18805, Dec. 18, 1968]