46 USC 14101 - Definitions
Sec. 14101. DefinitionsIn this part—
(1) "Convention" means the International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships, 1969.
(2) "existing vessel" means a vessel the keel of which was laid or that was at a similar stage of construction before July 18, 1982.
(3) "Great Lakes" means—
(A) the Great Lakes; and
(B) the St. Lawrence River west of—
(i) a rhumb line drawn from Cap des Rosiers to West Point, Anticosti Island; and
(ii) on the north side of Anticosti Island, the meridian of longitude 63 degrees west.
(4) "vessel engaged on a foreign voyage" means a vessel—
(A) arriving at a place under the jurisdiction of the United States from a place in a foreign country;
(B) making a voyage between places outside the United States (except a foreign vessel engaged on that voyage);
(C) departing from a place under the jurisdiction of the United States for a place in a foreign country; or
(D) making a voyage between a place within a territory or possession of the United States and another place under the jurisdiction of the United States not within that territory or possession.
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