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United States Regulations
33 CFR PART 74—CHARGES FOR COAST GUARD AIDS TO NAVIGATION WORK
Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
PART 74—CHARGES FOR COAST GUARD AIDS TO NAVIGATION WORK
Authority: 14 U.S.C. 81, 85, 86, 92, 93, 141, 633, 642, 647; 49 CFR 1.46 (b).
Source: CGFR 58–50, 24 FR 5608, July 11, 1959, unless otherwise noted.
Subpart 74.01—Charges to the Public
§ 74.01-1 Claim for damage, destruction, or displacement.
Whenever an aid to navigation is damaged, destroyed, or displaced from its station, a claim shall be made on behalf of the United States in accordance with Part 25 of this title.
[CGFR 70–7, 35 FR 4048, Mar. 4, 1970]
§ 74.01-10 Charges invoiced to owner for marking sunken wrecks and other obstructions to navigation.
Charges for the establishment, maintenance, and replacement by the Coast Guard of an aid, either permanent or temporary, to mark a sunken wreck or other obstruction to navigation are calculated to recover the Coast Guard costs involved in, or associated with, the marking process. These charges will be invoiced to the owner of the obstruction. Charges for the removal of aids to navigation established by the Coast Guard will be invoiced to the owner unless the District Engineer requests the continued marking of the obstruction. All charges will be assessed in accordance with Subpart 74.20 of this part.
[CGD 81–051, 48 FR 15468, Apr. 11, 1983]
§ 74.01-15 Charges for placement of temporary aids.
Charges for placement of temporary aids will be reimbursable and in accordance with Subpart 74.20 of this part. Where the placement of temporary aids other than those specified is made, a reasonable equivalence will be determined, and charges made accordingly.
§ 74.01-20 Deposit of payment in special account.
Whenever an aid to navigation or other property belonging to the Coast Guard is damaged or destroyed by a private person, such person shall pay to the satisfaction of the Coast Guard the cost of repair or replacement of such property. The Coast Guard will accept and deposit such payment in a special account in the Treasury for payment therefrom of the cost of repairing or replacing the damaged property. Funds collected in excess of the cost to make repairs or replacements shall be refunded.
Subpart 74.20—Aids to Navigation Costs
§ 74.20-1 Buoy and vessel use costs.
(a) The buoy and vessel use costs for establishing, maintaining, repairing, replacing, or removing an aid to navigation under the requirements of this part are contained in COMDTINST 7310 (series) which is available from the District Budget Office of the appropriate Coast Guard District Commander.
(b) Buoy and vessel use charges under this part are made for the cost or value of time, in hours, consumed by the Government vessel, including ship's complement, employed in marking the obstruction. No charge for time and expense of Coast Guard vessels is made when the marking of the obstruction causes only minimal interruption of routinely scheduled ship's duty.
[CGD 81–051, 48 FR 15468, Apr. 11, 1983, as amended by USCG–2000–7223, 65 FR 40055, June 29, 2000]