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OSRO Classification Guidelines

The Coast Guard OSRO Classification Guidelines are meant to present the information from 33 CFR 154 and 155 in a format from a responder’s perspective. Please note: The most recent changes to the Guildelines are explained in the Addendum to the Guidelines available below.

The Guidelines for the U. S. Coast Guard Oil Spill Removal Organization Classification Program

Spreadsheet summarizing classification requirements

For further information:

33 CFR Part 154 - Facilities Transferring Oil or Hazardous Material in Bulk; see Appendix C for OSRO requirements.

33 CFR Part 155 -Oil or Hazardous Material Pollution Prevention Regulations for Vessels; see Appendix B for OSRO requirements.

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