DOT - 33 CFR PART 140
|Publication Date:||1 July 2014|
This subchapter is intended to promote safety of life and property on Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) facilities, vessels, and other units engaged in OCS activities, protect the marine environment, and implement the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1331 et seq.), as amended by the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-372, 92 Stat. 629).
Unless otherwise stated, this subchapter applies to OCS facilities, vessels, and other units engaged in OCS activities as the term ''OCS activities'' is defined in § 140.10. This subchapter does not apply to pipelines and deepwater ports (as the term ''deepwater port'' is defined in section 3(10) of the Deepwater Port Act of 1974 (33 U.S.C. 1502)).