Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, 46759-46761 [05-15898]

Download as PDF 46759 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 154 / Thursday, August 11, 2005 / Rules and Regulations PART 706—CERTIFICATIONS AND EXEMPTIONS UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972 Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1605. § 706.2 Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605. 2. Table One of § 706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, the following * entry for USS JIMMY CARTER: I * * * * 1. The authority citation for 32 CFR Part 706 continues to read: I Distance in meters of forward masthead light below minimum required height § 2(a)(i) Annex I Vessel Number * * * USS JIMMY CARTER .......................................................... * * * SSN 23 ................................................................................. * * * 3. Table Three of § 706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, the I * * * 4.32 * * § 706.2 Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605. following entry for USS JIMMY CARTER: * * * * * TABLE THREE Number * USS JIMMY CARTER Masthead lights arc of visibility; rule 21(a) * SSN 23 ...... Vessel ...................... * * [FR Doc. 05–15897 Filed 8–10–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy 32 CFR Part 706 Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 Department of the Navy, DOD. Final rule. VerDate jul<14>2003 13:55 Aug 10, 2005 * ...................... * Editorial Note: This document was received at the Office of the Federal Register August 8, 2005. ACTION: Stern light arc of visibility; rule 21(c) * Approved: September 21, 2004. G. A. Cervi, Commander, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law). AGENCY: Side lights arc of visibility; rule 21(b) Jkt 205001 * Frm 00017 Fmt 4700 Forward anchor light, height above hull in meters; 2(K) annex 1 Anchor lights relationship of aft light to forward light in meters 2(K) annex 1 * 10.7 2.8 * 1.63 below. * 211° 5.12 * SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS BAINBRIDGE (DDG 96) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply. DATES: Effective Date: April 12, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Gregg A. Cervi, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law), Office of the Judge Advocate General, Department of the Navy, 1322 Patterson Ave., SE., Suite 3000, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374–5066, telephone 202– 685–5040. PO 00000 Stern light, distance forward of stern in meters; rule 21(c) Side lights distance inboard of ship’s sides in meters; 3(b) annex 1 Sfmt 4700 * * Pursuant to the authority granted in 33 U.S.C. 1605, the Department of the Navy amends 32 CFR part 706. This amendment provides notice that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law), under authority delegated by the Secretary of the Navy, has certified that USS BAINBRIDGE (DDG 96) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with the following specific provisions of 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship: Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(i), pertaining to the placement of the masthead light or lights above and clear of all other lights and obstructions; Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(ii), pertaining to the vertical placement of task lights; Annex I, paragraph 3(a), pertaining to the location of the forward masthead light in the forward quarter of the ship, and the horizontal distance between the forward and after masthead lights; and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\11AUR1.SGM 11AUR1 46760 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 154 / Thursday, August 11, 2005 / Rules and Regulations Annex I, paragraph 3(c), pertaining to placement of task lights not less than two meters from the fore and aft centerline of the ship in the athwartship direction. The Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has also certified that the lights involved are located in closest possible compliance with the applicable 72 COLREGS requirements. Moreover, it has been determined, in accordance with 32 CFR parts 296 and 701, that publication of this amendment for public comment prior to adoption is impracticable, unnecessary, and contrary to public interest since it is based on technical findings that the placement of lights on this vessel in a manner differently from that prescribed herein will adversely affect the vessel’s ability to perform its military functions. List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 706 Marine safety, Navigation (water), Vessels. PART 706—CERTIFICATIONS AND EXEMPTIONS UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972 1. The authority citation for part 706 continues to read: I For the reasons set forth in the preamble, amend part 706 of title 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations as follows: Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1605. I 2. Table Four, Paragraph 15 of § 706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, the following entry for USS BAINBRIDGE: I § 706.2 Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605. * * * * Horizontal distance from the fore and aft centerline of the vessel in the athwartship direction Vessel Number * * * USS BAINBRIDGE ........................................................... * * * DDG 96 ............................................................................ * * * 3. Table Four, Paragraph 16 of § 706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical I * * * * * Number * * * USS BAINBRIDGE ........................................................... * * * DDG 96 ............................................................................ * * Obstruction angle relative ship’s headings Vessel * * § 706.2 Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605. order, the following entry for USS BAINBRIDGE: * * 1.90 meters. * * * * * * 108.75 thru 112.50. * * § 706.2 Certifications of the Secretary of 4. Table Five of § 706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, the following the Navy under Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605. entry for USS BAINBRIDGE: * * * * * I TABLE FIVE Vessel Number Masthead lights not over all other lights and obstructions. Annex I, sec. 2(f) * * * USS BAINBRIDGE ................................................................. * DDG 96 ........ X * VerDate jul<14>2003 * 13:55 Aug 10, 2005 * Jkt 205001 PO 00000 * Frm 00018 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Forward masthead light not in forward quarter of ship. Annex I, sec. 3(a) * After masthead light less than 1/2 ship’s length aft of forward masthead light. Annex I, sec. 3(a) * X X * E:\FR\FM\11AUR1.SGM * 11AUR1 Percentage horizontal separation attained * 14.5 * 46761 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 154 / Thursday, August 11, 2005 / Rules and Regulations Approved: April 12, 2005. Gregg A. Cervi, Commander, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate, General (Admiralty and Maritime Law). [FR Doc. 05–15898 Filed 8–10–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy 32 CFR Part 706 Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 Department of the Navy, DOD. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS FORREST SHERMAN (DDG 98) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply. DATES: Effective Date: April 12, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Gregg A. Cervi, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law), Office of the Judge Advocate General, Department of the Navy, 1322 Patterson Ave., SE., Suite 3000, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374–5066, telephone 202– 685–5040. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the authority granted in 33 U.S.C. 1605, the Department of the Navy amends 32 CFR part 706. This amendment provides notice that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law), under authority delegated by the Secretary of the Navy, has certified that USS FORREST SHERMAN (DDG 98) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with the following specific provisions of 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship: Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(i), pertaining to the placement of the masthead light or lights above and clear of all other lights and obstructions; Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(ii), pertaining to the vertical placement of task lights; Annex I, paragraph 3(a), pertaining to the location of the forward masthead light in the forward quarter of the ship, and the horizontal distance between the forward and after masthead lights; and Annex I, paragraph 3(c), pertaining to placement of task lights not less than two meters from the fore and aft centerline of the ship in the athwartship direction. The Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has also certified that the lights involved are located in closest possible compliance with the applicable 72 COLREGS requirements. Moreover, it has been determined, in accordance with 32 CFR parts 296 and 701, that publication of this amendment for public comment prior to adoption is impracticable, unnecessary, and contrary to public interest since it is based on technical findings that the placement of lights on this vessel in a manner differently from that prescribed herein will adversely affect the vessel’s ability to perform its military functions. List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 706 Marine safety, Navigation (water), Vessels. I For the reasons set forth in the preamble, amend part 706 of title 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations as follows: PART 706—CERTIFICATIONS AND EXEMPTIONS UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972 1. The authority citation for part 706 continues to read: I Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1605. 2. Table Four, Paragraph 15 of § 706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, the following entry for USS FORREST SHERMAN: I § 706.2 Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605. * * * * Horizontal distance from the fore and aft centerline of the vessel in the athwartship direction Vessel Number * * * * USS FORREST SHERMAN .............................................................................. * * DDG 98 ............................................... * * * 3. Table Four, Paragraph 16 of § 706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical I * * * § 706.2 Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605. order, the following entry for USS FORREST SHERMAN: * * * Number * * * * USS FORREST SHERMAN .............................................................................. * * DDG 98 ............................................... VerDate jul<14>2003 13:55 Aug 10, 2005 * Jkt 205001 PO 00000 * Frm 00019 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 * E:\FR\FM\11AUR1.SGM * Obstruction angle relative ship’s headings Vessel * * 1.87 meters. * * * * * 11AUR1 * 105.59° thru 112.50°. *

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[FR Doc No: 05-15898]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Navy

32 CFR Part 706


Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations 
for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972

AGENCY: Department of the Navy, DOD.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and 
exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing 
Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy 
Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has 
determined that USS BAINBRIDGE (DDG 96) is a vessel of the Navy which, 
due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with 
certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its 
special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is 
to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.

DATES: Effective Date: April 12, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Gregg A. Cervi, JAGC, U.S. 
Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime 
Law), Office of the Judge Advocate General, Department of the Navy, 
1322 Patterson Ave., SE., Suite 3000, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-
5066, telephone 202-685-5040.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the authority granted in 33 
U.S.C. 1605, the Department of the Navy amends 32 CFR part 706. This 
amendment provides notice that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate 
General (Admiralty and Maritime Law), under authority delegated by the 
Secretary of the Navy, has certified that USS BAINBRIDGE (DDG 96) is a 
vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, 
cannot fully comply with the following specific provisions of 72 
COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship: 
Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(i), pertaining to the placement of the masthead 
light or lights above and clear of all other lights and obstructions; 
Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(ii), pertaining to the vertical placement of 
task lights; Annex I, paragraph 3(a), pertaining to the location of the 
forward masthead light in the forward quarter of the ship, and the 
horizontal distance between the forward and after masthead lights; and

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Annex I, paragraph 3(c), pertaining to placement of task lights not 
less than two meters from the fore and aft centerline of the ship in 
the athwartship direction. The Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General 
(Admiralty and Maritime Law) has also certified that the lights 
involved are located in closest possible compliance with the applicable 
72 COLREGS requirements.
    Moreover, it has been determined, in accordance with 32 CFR parts 
296 and 701, that publication of this amendment for public comment 
prior to adoption is impracticable, unnecessary, and contrary to public 
interest since it is based on technical findings that the placement of 
lights on this vessel in a manner differently from that prescribed 
herein will adversely affect the vessel's ability to perform its 
military functions.

List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 706

    Marine safety, Navigation (water), Vessels.


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For the reasons set forth in the preamble, amend part 706 of title 32 
of the Code of Federal Regulations as follows:

PART 706--CERTIFICATIONS AND EXEMPTIONS UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL 
REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972

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1. The authority citation for part 706 continues to read:

    Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1605.


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2. Table Four, Paragraph 15 of Sec.  706.2 is amended by adding, in 
numerical order, the following entry for USS BAINBRIDGE:


Sec.  706.2  Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under 
Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605.

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                                                                      Horizontal distance from the fore and aft
                 Vessel                            Number            centerline of the vessel in the athwartship
                                                                                      direction
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USS BAINBRIDGE.........................  DDG 96....................  1.90 meters.
 
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3. Table Four, Paragraph 16 of Sec.  706.2 is amended by adding, in 
numerical order, the following entry for USS BAINBRIDGE:


Sec.  706.2  Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under 
Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605.

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                 Vessel                            Number             Obstruction angle relative ship's headings
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USS BAINBRIDGE.........................  DDG 96....................  108.75 thru 112.50.
 
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4. Table Five of Sec.  706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, 
the following entry for USS BAINBRIDGE:


Sec.  706.2  Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under 
Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605.

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                                                                       Table Five
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                                                                                                                         After masthead
                                                                                      Masthead lights      Forward      light less than
                                                                                        not over all    masthead light     1/2 ship's       Percentage
                                                                                        other lights    not in forward   length aft of      horizontal
                     Vessel                                     Number                      and           quarter of        forward         separation
                                                                                       obstructions.    ship. Annex I,  masthead light.      attained
                                                                                       Annex I, sec.      sec. 3(a)      Annex I, sec.
                                                                                            2(f)                              3(a)
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USS BAINBRIDGE.................................  DDG 96.............................               X                X                X             14.5
 
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    Approved: April 12, 2005.
Gregg A. Cervi,
Commander, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate, General 
(Admiralty and Maritime Law).
[FR Doc. 05-15898 Filed 8-10-05; 8:45 am]
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