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This pamphlet entitled, “Security of Vessels and Waterfront Facilities,” CG-239, relates to the safeguarding of vessels, harbors, ports, and waterfront facilities of the United States and all territory and water, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States exclusive of the Canal Zone. The regulations are issued pursuant to Executive Order 10173, as amended by Executive Orders 10277, 10352, and 11249, and carry out the requirements of Section 1, Title II of the Act of June 15, 1919, as amended (40 Stat. 220, 50 U.S.C. 191).
The regulations in this pamphlet, which replaces the prior edition of May 1, 1968, are contained in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 33—Navigation and Navigable Waters, Chapter I, Subchapter A-General, Subchapter K-Security of Vessels, and Subchapter - Security of Waterfront Facilities. These regulations have been published in the Federal Register and are those in effect on March 1, 1972. Amendments to these regulations will be published in the Federal Register. The Federal Register which is published daily, and the Code of Federal Regulations volumes, which are revised as of January 1 of each year, may be purchased from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402.
The appendix contains a current listing of Coast Guard districts and Captain of the Port areas, as well as appropriate excerpts from the United States Code.
The masters, owners, operators, and agents of vessels or other waterfront facilities have the primary responsibility for the protection and security of such vessels or waterfront facilities. Masters, shipowners, operators, and agents, vessels' operating forces, and other persons affected by the requirements for security of vessels and waterfront facilities should familiarize themselves with the requirements contained in this publication. To this end, Coast Guard personnel concerned with the administration and enforcement of these laws, namely the Coast Guard District Commander and the Captain of the Port who have jurisdiction over Coast Guard enforcement activities in the general area of the port in which he is situated, will extend upon request every possible assistance. Dist. (SDL No. 94) A: None B: n(50) ; e (35); b(16); cg(4);j(2); p(1) C: 0(25); m(21) ; gn(1) D: bik(1) E: 0(25) F: k(80); a (5); r(1) List CG-27