702.172 Certification; definitions.
For purposes of 702.171 through 702.175 dealing with certification of small vessel facilities, the following definitions are applicable.
(a)(1) "Small vessel" means only those vessels described in section 3(d)(3) of the Act, 33 U.S.C. 903(d)(3), that is:
(i) A commercial barge which is under 900 lightship displacement tons (long); or
(ii) A commercial tugboat, towboat, crewboat, supply boat, fishing vessel or other work vessel which is under 1,600 tons gross.
(2) For these purposes: (i) One gross ton equals 100 cubic feet, as measured by the current formula contained in the Act of May 6, 1894 as amended through 1974 (46 U.S.C. 77); (ii) one long ton equals 2,240 lbs; and (iii) "Commercial" as it applies to "vessel" means any vessel engaged in commerce but does not include military vessels or Coast Guard vessels.
(b) "Federal Maritime Subsidy" means the construction differential subsidy (CDS) or operating differential subsidy under the Merchant Marine Act of 1936 (46 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.).
(c) facility means an operation of an employer at a particular contiguous geographic location.
[51 FR 4283, Feb. 3, 1986]