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A membrane tank system must be designed for:
(a) Any static and dynamic loads with respect to plastic deformation and fatigue;
(b) Combined strains from static, dynamic, and thermal loads;
(c) Preventing collapse of the membrane from:
(1) Over-pressure in the interbarrier space;
(2) Vacuum in the cargo tank;
(3) Sloshing in a partially filled cargo tank; and
(4) Hull vibrations; and
(d) The deflections of the vessel's hull.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Code of Federal Regulations Title 46. Shipping § 46.154.427 Membrane tank system design - last updated October 03, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/cfr/title-46-shipping/cfr-sect-46-154-427/
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