Title 49

PART 176

Part 176 - Carriage By Vessel

PART 176 - CARRIAGE BY VESSEL Authority:49 U.S.C. 5101-5128; 49 CFR 1.81 and 1.97.

49:2.1.1.3.13.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
49:2.1.1.3.13.1.32.1SECTION 176.1
   176.1 Purpose and scope.
49:2.1.1.3.13.1.32.2SECTION 176.2
   176.2 Definitions.
49:2.1.1.3.13.1.32.3SECTION 176.3
   176.3 Unacceptable hazardous materials shipments.
49:2.1.1.3.13.1.32.4SECTION 176.4
   176.4 Port security and safety regulations.
49:2.1.1.3.13.1.32.5SECTION 176.5
   176.5 Application to vessels.
49:2.1.1.3.13.1.32.6SECTION 176.7
   176.7 Documentation for vessel personnel.
49:2.1.1.3.13.1.32.7SECTION 176.9
   176.9 “Order-Notify” or “C.O.D.” shipments.
49:2.1.1.3.13.1.32.8SECTION 176.11
   176.11 Exceptions.
49:2.1.1.3.13.1.32.9SECTION 176.13
   176.13 Responsibility for compliance and training.
49:2.1.1.3.13.1.32.10SECTION 176.15
   176.15 Enforcement.
49:2.1.1.3.13.1.32.11SECTION 176.18
   176.18 Assignment and certification.
49:2.1.1.3.13.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - General Operating Requirements
49:2.1.1.3.13.2.32.1SECTION 176.24
   176.24 Shipping papers.
49:2.1.1.3.13.2.32.2SECTION 176.27
   176.27 Certificate.
49:2.1.1.3.13.2.32.3SECTION 176.30
   176.30 Dangerous cargo manifest.
49:2.1.1.3.13.2.32.4SECTION 176.31
   176.31 Special permits.
49:2.1.1.3.13.2.32.5SECTION 176.36
   176.36 Preservation of records.
49:2.1.1.3.13.2.32.6SECTION 176.39
   176.39 Inspection of cargo.
49:2.1.1.3.13.2.32.7SECTION 176.45
   176.45 Emergency situations.
49:2.1.1.3.13.2.32.8SECTION 176.48
   176.48 Situation requiring report.
49:2.1.1.3.13.2.32.9SECTION 176.50
   176.50 Acceptance of damaged or leaking packages.
49:2.1.1.3.13.2.32.10SECTION 176.52
   176.52 Rejections of shipments in violation.
49:2.1.1.3.13.2.32.11SECTION 176.54
   176.54 Repairs involving welding, burning, and power-actuated tools and appliances.
49:2.1.1.3.13.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - General Handling and Stowage
49:2.1.1.3.13.3.32.1SECTION 176.57
   176.57 Supervision of handling and stowage.
49:2.1.1.3.13.3.32.2SECTION 176.58
   176.58 Preparation of the vessel.
49:2.1.1.3.13.3.32.3SECTION 176.60
   176.60 “No Smoking” signs.
49:2.1.1.3.13.3.32.4SECTION 176.63
   176.63 Stowage locations.
49:2.1.1.3.13.3.32.5SECTION 176.65
   176.65 Alternative stowage procedures.
49:2.1.1.3.13.3.32.6SECTION 176.69
   176.69 General stowage requirements for hazardous materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.3.32.7SECTION 176.70
   176.70 Stowage requirements for marine pollutants.
49:2.1.1.3.13.3.32.8SECTION 176.72
   176.72 Handling of break-bulk hazardous materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.3.32.9SECTION 176.74
   176.74 On deck stowage of break-bulk hazardous materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.3.32.10SECTION 176.76
   176.76 Transport vehicles, freight containers, and portable tanks containing hazardous materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.3.32.11SECTION 176.77
   176.77 Stowage of barges containing hazardous materials on board barge-carrying vessels.
49:2.1.1.3.13.3.32.12SECTION 176.78
   176.78 Use of power-operated industrial trucks on board vessels.
49:2.1.1.3.13.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - General Segregation Requirements
49:2.1.1.3.13.4.32.1SECTION 176.80
   176.80 Applicability.
49:2.1.1.3.13.4.32.2SECTION 176.83
   176.83 Segregation.
49:2.1.1.3.13.4.32.3SECTION 176.84
   176.84 Other requirements for stowage, cargo handling, and segregation for cargo vessels and passenger vessels.
49:2.1.1.3.13.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Special Requirements for Transport Vehicles Loaded With Hazardous Materials and Transported on Board Ferry Vessels
49:2.1.1.3.13.5.32.1SECTION 176.88
   176.88 Applicability.
49:2.1.1.3.13.5.32.2SECTION 176.89
   176.89 Control of transport vehicles.
49:2.1.1.3.13.5.32.3SECTION 176.90
   176.90 Private automobiles.
49:2.1.1.3.13.5.32.4SECTION 176.91
   176.91 Motorboats.
49:2.1.1.3.13.5.32.5SECTION 176.92
   176.92 Cylinders laden in vehicles.
49:2.1.1.3.13.5.32.6SECTION 176.93
   176.93 Vehicles having refrigerating or heating equipment.
49:2.1.1.3.13.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Special Requirements for Barges
49:2.1.1.3.13.6.32.1SECTION 176.95
   176.95 Applicability.
49:2.1.1.3.13.6.32.2SECTION 176.96
   176.96 Materials of construction.
49:2.1.1.3.13.6.32.3SECTION 176.97
   176.97 Prohibition of dump scows.
49:2.1.1.3.13.6.32.4SECTION 176.98
   176.98 Stowage of hazardous materials on board barges.
49:2.1.1.3.13.6.32.5SECTION 176.99
   176.99 Permit requirements for certain hazardous materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Detailed Requirements for Class 1 (Explosive) Materials
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.32SUBJGRP 32
   Stowage
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.32.1SECTION 176.100
   176.100 Permit for Divisions 1.1 and 1.2 (explosive) materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.32.2SECTION 176.102
   176.102 Supervisory detail.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.32.3SECTION 176.104
   176.104 Loading and unloading Class 1 (explosive) materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.32.4SECTION 176.108
   176.108 Supervision of Class 1 (explosive) materials during loading, unloading, handling and stowage.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.32.5SECTION 176.112
   176.112 Applicability.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.32.6SECTION 176.116
   176.116 General stowage conditions for Class 1 (explosive) materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.32.7SECTION 176.118
   176.118 Electrical requirement.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.32.8SECTION 176.120
   176.120 Lightning protection.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.32.9SECTION 176.122-176.124
   176.122-176.124 [Reserved]
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.32.10SECTION 176.128-176.136
   176.128-176.136 [Reserved]
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.32.11SECTION 176.137
   176.137 Portable magazine.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.32.12SECTION 176.138
   176.138 Deck stowage.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.33SUBJGRP 33
   Segregation
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.33.13SECTION 176.140
   176.140 Segregation from other classes of hazardous materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.33.14SECTION 176.142
   176.142 Reserved]
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.33.15SECTION 176.144
   176.144 Segregation of Class 1 (explosive) materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.33.16SECTION 176.145
   176.145 Segregation in single hold vessels.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.33.17SECTION 176.146
   176.146 Segregation from non-hazardous materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.34SUBJGRP 34
   Precautions During Loading and Unloading
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.34.18SECTION 176.148
   176.148 Artificial lighting.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.34.19SECTION 176.150
   176.150 Radio and radar.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.34.20SECTION 176.154
   176.154 Fueling (bunkering).
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.34.21SECTION 176.156
   176.156 Defective packages.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.34.22SECTION 176.160
   176.160 Protection against weather.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.34.23SECTION 176.162
   176.162 Security.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.34.24SECTION 176.164
   176.164 Fire precautions and firefighting.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.35SUBJGRP 35
   Passenger Vessels
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.35.25SECTION 176.166
   176.166 Transport of Class 1 (explosive) materials on passenger vessels.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.36SUBJGRP 36
   Cargo Transport Units and Shipborne Barges
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.36.26SECTION 176.168
   176.168 Transport of Class 1 (explosive) materials in vehicle spaces.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.36.27SECTION 176.170
   176.170 Transport of Class 1 (explosive) materials in freight containers.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.36.28SECTION 176.172
   176.172 Structural serviceability of freight containers and vehicles carrying Class 1 (explosive) materials on ships.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.36.29SECTION 176.174
   176.174 Transport of Class 1 (explosive) materials in shipborne barges.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.37SUBJGRP 37
   Handling Class 1 (Explosive) Materials in Port
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.37.30SECTION 176.176
   176.176 Signals.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.37.31SECTION 176.178
   176.178 Mooring lines.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.37.32SECTION 176.180
   176.180 Watchkeeping.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.37.33SECTION 176.182
   176.182 Conditions for handling on board ship.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.37.34SECTION 176.184
   176.184 Class 1 (explosive) materials of Compatibility Group L.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.37.35SECTION 176.190
   176.190 Departure of vessel.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.37.36SECTION 176.192
   176.192 Cargo handling equipment for freight containers carrying Class 1 (explosive) materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.38SUBJGRP 38
   Magazine Vessels
49:2.1.1.3.13.7.38.37SECTION 176.194
   176.194 Stowage of Class 1 (explosive) materials on magazine vessels.
49:2.1.1.3.13.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - Detailed Requirements for Class 2 (Compressed Gas) Materials
49:2.1.1.3.13.8.39.1SECTION 176.200
   176.200 General stowage requirements.
49:2.1.1.3.13.8.39.2SECTION 176.205
   176.205 Under deck stowage requirements.
49:2.1.1.3.13.8.39.3SECTION 176.210
   176.210 On deck stowage requirements.
49:2.1.1.3.13.8.39.4SECTION 176.220
   176.220 Smoking or open flame and posting of warning signs.
49:2.1.1.3.13.8.39.5SECTION 176.225
   176.225 Stowage of chlorine.
49:2.1.1.3.13.8.39.6SECTION 176.230
   176.230 Stowage of Division 2.1 (flammable gas) materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.9SUBPART I
Subpart I - Detailed Requirements for Class 3 (Flammable) and Combustible Liquid Materials
49:2.1.1.3.13.9.39.1SECTION 176.305
   176.305 General stowage requirements.
49:2.1.1.3.13.9.39.2SECTION 176.315
   176.315 Fire protection requirements.
49:2.1.1.3.13.9.39.3SECTION 176.320
   176.320 Use of hand flashlights.
49:2.1.1.3.13.9.39.4SECTION 176.325
   176.325 Smoking or open flame and posting of warning signs.
49:2.1.1.3.13.9.39.5SECTION 176.340
   176.340 Combustible liquids in portable tanks.
49:2.1.1.3.13.10SUBPART J
Subpart J - Detailed Requirements for Class 4 (Flammable Solids), Class 5 (Oxidizers and Organic Peroxides), and Division 1.5 Materials
49:2.1.1.3.13.10.39.1SECTION 176.400
   176.400 Stowage of Division 1.5, Class 4 (flammable solids) and Class 5 (oxidizers and organic peroxides) materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.10.39.2SECTION 176.405
   176.405 Stowage of charcoal.
49:2.1.1.3.13.10.39.3SECTION 176.410
   176.410 Division 1.5 materials, ammonium nitrate and ammonium nitrate mixtures.
49:2.1.1.3.13.10.39.4SECTION 176.415
   176.415 Permit requirements for Division 1.5, ammonium nitrates, and certain ammonium nitrate fertilizers.
49:2.1.1.3.13.11SUBPART K
Subpart K [Reserved]
49:2.1.1.3.13.12SUBPART L
Subpart L - Detailed Requirements for Division 2.3 (Poisonous Gas) and Division 6.1 (Poisonous) Materials
49:2.1.1.3.13.12.39.1SECTION 176.600
   176.600 General stowage requirements.
49:2.1.1.3.13.12.39.2SECTION 176.605
   176.605 Care following leakage or sifting of Division 2.3 (poisonous gas) and Division 6.1 (poisonous) materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.13SUBPART M
Subpart M - Detailed Requirements for Radioactive Materials
49:2.1.1.3.13.13.39.1SECTION 176.700
   176.700 General stowage requirements.
49:2.1.1.3.13.13.39.2SECTION 176.704
   176.704 Requirements relating to transport indices and criticality safety indices.
49:2.1.1.3.13.13.39.3SECTION 176.708
   176.708 Segregation distances.
49:2.1.1.3.13.13.39.4SECTION 176.710
   176.710 Care following leakage or sifting of radioactive materials.
49:2.1.1.3.13.13.39.5SECTION 176.715
   176.715 Contamination control.
49:2.1.1.3.13.13.39.6SECTION 176.720
   176.720 Requirements for carriage of INF cargo in international transportation.
49:2.1.1.3.13.14SUBPART N
Subpart N - Detailed Requirements for Class 8 (Corrosive Materials) Materials
49:2.1.1.3.13.14.39.1SECTION 176.800
   176.800 General stowage requirements.
49:2.1.1.3.13.14.39.2SECTION 176.805
   176.805 On deck stowage.
49:2.1.1.3.13.15SUBPART O
Subpart O - Detailed Requirements for Cotton and Vegetable Fibers, Motor Vehicles, Polymeric Beads, and Plastic Molding Compounds
49:2.1.1.3.13.15.39.1SECTION 176.900
   176.900 Packaging and stowage of cotton and vegetable fibers; general.
49:2.1.1.3.13.15.39.2SECTION 176.901
   176.901 Stowage of cotton or vegetable fibers with rosin or pitch.
49:2.1.1.3.13.15.39.3SECTION 176.903
   176.903 Stowage of cotton or vegetable fibers with coal.
49:2.1.1.3.13.15.39.4SECTION 176.905
   176.905 Stowage of vehicles.
49:2.1.1.3.13.15.39.5SECTION 176.906
   176.906 Stowage of engines and machinery.
49:2.1.1.3.13.15.39.6SECTION 176.907
   176.907 Polymeric Beads and Plastic Molding Compounds.