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11.05.02.00.htm 11.05.02.00. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 05 MARYLAND PORT ADMINISTRATION Chapter 02 Hazardous Materials Authority: Transportation Article, §6-201, 6-202, 6-206, and 6-602, Annotated Code of Maryland
11.05.02.01.htm 11.05.02.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter applies to persons at all Maryland Port Administration (MPA) port facilities and to the land and water carriers using these port facilities.
11.05.02.02.htm 11.05.02.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "CFR" means the Code of Federal Regulations.. 2) "Citation" means a charging document:. a) Issued by an authorized member of the Maryland Transportation Authority (MdTA) Police, which specifies the offense for which the person stands accused; andb) Which is in the following form:. i) For the purpose of traffic offenses under Transportation Article, §6-211
11.05.02.02-1.htm 11.05.02.02-1. 02-1 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code). A. The International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (International Maritime Organization, London, U.K. 1994 Consolidated Edition, Volumes I through IV, including amendments through 27-94 and errata) is incorporated by reference.B. The IMDG Code is available for inspection at the following public offices:. 1) Division of State Documents, 16 Francis Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, 410-974-2486;.
11.05.02.03.htm 11.05.02.03. 03 Administration.. A. The Manager, SERM or the Manager's designee, shall administer these regulations.. B. When a hazardous materials incident occurs, any person having knowledge of the hazardous materials incident shall immediately notify the Manager, SERM or the Manager's designee, and the nearest terminal operator. Notification to the Manager, SERM or the Manager's designee, may be through the MdTA Police Communications at the Dundalk Marine Terminal, by dialing 410-633-1092.
11.05.02.04.htm 11.05.02.04. 04 General Requirements.. A. A person may not introduce in the Port of Baltimore any hazardous materials, unless:. 1) The person complies with 49 CFR 171―174 and 176―178, and 33 CFR 126; and. 2) The cargo is properly classed, described, packaged, marked, labeled, placarded, and approved for highway, rail, or water transportation.B. The Manager, SERM or the Manager's designee, or the Director of Security or the Director's designee, may reasonably enter an MPA port facility and
11.05.02.05.htm 11.05.02.05. 05 Prohibited Commodities.. A. Exceptions.. 1) U.S. Navy vessels, U.S. Coast Guard vessels, or foreign warships carrying any amount of explosives in magazines as part of their armament may enter an MPA port facility without securing a permit.2) A contractor may introduce in the Port explosives in such amounts as are reasonably necessary for construction and repair if the contractor obtains a permit as required by Regulation .06A(2) of thiB. A person may not introduce in the Port:.
11.05.02.06.htm 11.05.02.06. 06 Commodities Requiring Permits.. A. A person may not introduce in the Port any of the following commodities unless a permit has been obtained from the Manager, SERM or the Manager's designee:1) Class 1, divisions 1.1 and 1.2 explosives weighing 100 pounds net explosive weight or less, although a permit may not be issued by the MPA until the appropriate request covered by 33 CFR §127.17 has been favorably acted upon by the U.S. Coast Guard;2) Class 1, divisions 1.1
11.05.02.06-1.htm 11.05.02.06-1. 06-1 Requirements for Explosives-Carrying Vessels.. A. A vessel carrying quantities exceeding 100 pounds of Class 1, divisions 1.1 and 1.2 explosives or 2,500 pounds of Class 1, divisions 1.2 and 1.3 explosives, or both, in transit to or from an MPA port facility shall establish a security watch once tied up to any berth, pier, dock, or wharf.B. The security watch in §A of this regulation shall be a member of the MdTA Police Department, or armed security guard appro
11.05.02.07.htm 11.05.02.07. 07 Time Limits for Explosives.. Permitted cargo shipments of Class 1, divisions 1.1―1.3 explosives, may not remain on the land area of an MPA port facility for more than 6 hours.
11.05.02.08.htm 11.05.02.08. 08 Commodities Requiring Notification.. Except in the case of flammable liquids handled at bulk petroleum terminals, any person required to notify the United States Coast Guard in compliance with 33 CFR §126.17 and 127.27(b) shall notify the Manager, SERM or the Manager's designee, in the same manner.
11.05.02.09.htm 11.05.02.09. 09 Permit Procedures.. A. The following persons shall make application to introduce in the Port any commodity requiring a permit:1) The Baltimore representative of a vessel whether or not the cargo is for import, export, in-transit shipment, or a landbridge movement; or2) Any other person who wishes to introduce in the Port any commodity requiring a permit.. B. In cases when commodities requiring a permit arrive in the MPA port facility and the Baltimore representative of the water
11.05.02.10.htm 11.05.02.10. 10 Waiver.. The Manager, SERM or the Manager's designee may waive any of the requirements in this chapter if:. A. The request does not violate any applicable statutes, laws, other regulations, or ordinances;. B. The request is reasonable under the circumstances..
11.05.02.11.htm 11.05.02.11. 11 Responsibility.. A. No permit granted by the MPA and no inspection made by it may operate to shift to it or to its officials any responsibility for the improper packing, handling, storage, stowage, movement, classification, description, marking, labeling, or placarding of hazardous materials by others at MPA port facilities. MPA's issuance of a permit, or waiver of the requirements in this chapter does not constitute a waiver of the immunities granted to the MPA under law.
11.05.02.12.htm 11.05.02.12. 12 Appeals.. A. A person aggrieved by any action of the Manager, SERM or the Manager's designee, under this chapter may appeal in writing or orally to the Executive Director.B. Written appeals shall be sent to the Maryland Port Administration, Executive Director, World Trade Center Baltimore, 401 East Pratt Street, 20th floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3041.C. A person making an oral appeal shall promptly send to the Executive Director a written outline of key points to be conside
11.05.02.13.htm 11.05.02.13. 13 Violations and Penalties.. A. An MdTA police officer may arrest violators and issue citations for violations of the regulations in this chapter. Violations are considered misdemeanors and a conviction may result in penalties in accordance with Transportation Article, §6-602, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. Maximum penalties for violating any of these regulations are a fine of $500 or imprisonment for not more than 1 year, or both.
11.05.02.9999.htm 11.05.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: June 11, 1975 (2:13 Md. R. 930) ―. Chapter revised effective October 1, 1980 (7:19 Md. R. 1807) ―. Chapter revised effective January 8, 1990 (16:26 Md. R. 2795) ―. Chapter revised effective August 28, 1995 (22:17 Md. R. 1320). Regulation .02 amended effective February 18, 2002 (29:3 Md. R. 222). Regulation .02-1B amended effective February 18, 2002 (29:3 Md. R. 222). Regulation .03C amended effective February 18, 2002 (29:3 Md. R. 222).
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