New USCG Policy on Tank Cargo Transfer

Posted by Eric Haun
Thursday, June 26, 2014

USCG revises policy on transfer of cargo by foreign tank vessels

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Sector Houston-Galveston has established a policy governing the transfer of cargo by foreign tank vessels in advance of overdue safety compliance inspection to help minimize cargo transfer delays within the Houston-Galveston (including Texas City, Freeport, Port Arthur and Lake Charles) area of responsibility (AOR), GAC reported.

As a result the Cargo Waiver Request form has been revised.

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