Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Plantship Law and Legal Definition

According to 42 USCS § 9102 [Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare; Chapter 99. Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion], "ocean thermal energy conversion plantship" means any vessel which is designed to use temperature differences in ocean water while floating unmoored or moving through such water, to produce electricity or another form of energy capable of being used directly to perform work, and includes any equipment installed on such vessel to use such electricity or other form of energy to produce, process, refine, or manufacture a product, and any equipment used to transfer such product to other vessels for transportation to users, and all other associated equipment and appurtenances of such vessel.