Coast Guard May 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Spa Creek, MD
Document Number: 05-10694
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the S181 Bridge across the Spa Creek, at mile 0.4, at Annapolis, in MD. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position each day from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., beginning July 6, 2005, through August 31, 2005, to facilitate sandblasting and painting operations of the bridge.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): OMB Control Number: 1625-0011
Document Number: 05-10693
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Coast Guard intends to seek the approval of OMB for the renewal of one Information Collection Request (ICR). The ICR comprises 1625-0011, CG- 2554 Private Aids to Navigation Application, and CG-4143 Application for Class I Private Aids to Navigation Artificial Islands/Fixed Structures. Before submitting the ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments on it as described below.
Safety Zone; Yankee Homecoming Fireworks, Newburyport, MA
Document Number: 05-10595
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone for the Yankee Homecoming Fireworks in Newburyport, Massachusetts. The safety zone is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the potential hazards posed by a fireworks display. The safety zone would temporarily prohibit entry into or movement within this portion of the Merrimack River during its effective period.
Safety Zone; Offshore Marine Terminal, El Segundo, CA
Document Number: 05-10594
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone surrounding the El Segundo offshore marine terminal near Los Angeles, California. This action is necessary to ensure public safety and reduce the likelihood of a collision or other casualty involving a tank vessel moored at the offshore marine terminal. Entry into this zone will be prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Los Angeles- Long Beach.
Safety Zone; Wantagh Parkway 3 Bridge Over the Sloop Channel, Town of Hempstead, NY
Document Number: 05-10591
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the effective period of a safety zone in the waters surrounding the Wantagh Parkway Number 3 Bridge across the Sloop Channel in Town of Hempstead, New York. This change will extend the effective period of the temporary final rule until December 31, 2005, allowing time for the completion of the bascule bridge being constructed over the Sloop Channel. This rule will continue to prevent vessels from transiting the Sloop Channel within 300 yards of the Wantagh Parkway Number 3 Bridge and continues to be necessary in order to protect vessels transiting in the area from hazards imposed by construction barges and equipment. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound, New Haven, Connecticut.
Collection of Information under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): 1625-0013, 1625-0032, 1625-0037, 1625-0041, and 1625-0042.
Document Number: 05-10590
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the Coast Guard has forwarded five Information Collection Reports (ICRs)(1) 1625-0013, Plan Approval and Records for Load Lines; (2) 1625-0032, Vessel Inspection Related Forms and Reporting Requirements Under Title 46 U.S. Code; (3) 1625-0037, Certificates of Compliance, Boiler/Pressure Vessel Repairs, Cargo Gear Records, and Shipping Papers; (4) 1625-0041, Various International Agreement Pollution Prevention Certificates and Documents, and Equivalency Certificates, and (5) 1625-0042, Requirements for Lightering of Oil and Hazardous Material Cargoesabstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comment by OIRA ensures that we impose only paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): OMB Control Number: 1625-0018
Document Number: 05-10589
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Coast Guard intends to seek the approval of OMB for the renewal of one Information Collection Request (ICR). The ICR comprises (1) 1625-0018, Official Logbook. Before submitting the ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments on it as described below.
Safety Zone; Tampa Bay, FL
Document Number: 05-10588
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters within Tampa Bay, Florida, including Sparkman Channel, Garrison Channel (east of the Beneficial Bridge), Ybor Turning Basin, and Ybor Channel. The safety zone is needed to ensure the safety of all mariners from hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry into this zone is prohibited to all vessels and persons without the prior permission of the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Tampa or designated representative.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Piankatank River, Gloucester County, VA
Document Number: 05-10363
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will hold a public meeting to provide a forum for citizens to provide oral comments relating to the ``2005 Piankatank River Race'', a marine event proposed to be held over the waters of the Piankatank River in Gloucester County, Virginia on July 23, 2005. The meeting will be open to the public.
Security Zone; Protection of Military Cargo, Captain of the Port Zone Puget Sound, WA
Document Number: 05-10593
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port Puget Sound will begin enforcing the Budd Inlet security zone in West Bay, Olympia, Washington on Wednesday, May 25, 2005, at 8 a.m. Pacific daylight time. The security zone provides for the security of Department of Defense assets and military cargo in the navigable waters of Puget Sound and adjacent waters. The security zone will be enforced until Friday, May 27, 2005, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific daylight time.
Safety Zone; Jones Beach Air Show, Jones Beach, NY
Document Number: 05-10592
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Jones Beach Air show, Jones Beach, New York. The safety zone will provide for safety of navigation of the maritime public viewing the air show and the air show practice sessions, which consists of aircraft performing aerobatics over the water area off of Jones Beach specified within this safety zone. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the maritime community viewing this event from the hazards inherent with an air show. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Long Island Sound, New Haven, Connecticut.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies
Document Number: 05-10422
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC). NBSAC advises the Coast Guard on matters related to recreational boating safety.
Safety Zone; Town of Hingham Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Hingham Inner Harbor, MA
Document Number: 05-10421
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone for the Hingham Fourth of July Fireworks Display in Hingham, Massachusetts. This safety zone is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. The safety zone would temporarily prohibit entry into or movement within a portion of Hingham Harbor during the closure period.
Anchorage Grounds; Hampton Roads, VA
Document Number: 05-10364
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising the anchorage regulations in the Port of Hampton Roads. Infrastructure improvements and increases in vessel traffic and draft calling on the port have prompted this rulemaking. This regulation will ensure that the Hampton Roads Anchorage Grounds continue to safely support current and future vessel anchoring demands.
Beacon Port LLC, Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port License Application
Document Number: 05-10362
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Coast Guard and the Maritime Administration (MARAD) announce that they have received an application for the licensing of a natural gas deepwater port, and that the application appears to contain the required information. This notice summarizes the applicant's plans and the procedures that will be followed in considering the application.
Security Zone; New York Marine Inspection Zone and Captain of the Port Zone, New York Harbor
Document Number: 05-10361
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary security zones in portions of the waters around Stapleton Homeport Pier in Upper New York Bay, as well as the New York City Passenger Ship Terminal and Intrepid Museum in the Hudson River and around each participating Fleet Week vessel. This action is necessary to safeguard Naval vessels, Coast Guard vessels, and critical port infrastructure from sabotage, subversive act, or other threats. This rule does not apply to any vessel engaged in the enforcement of these security zones, other law enforcement, port security, or search and rescue activity. This rule prohibits entry into or movement within these security zones without authorization from the Captain of the Port of New York.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Berwick Bay, (Atchafalaya River) Morgan City, LA
Document Number: 05-10277
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the BNSF Railway Company Vertical Lift Span Bridge across Berwick Bay, mile 0.4, (Atchafalaya River, mile 17.5) at Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Pascagoula River, Pascagoula, MS
Document Number: 05-10276
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the CSX Transportation Railroad Bridge across the Pascagoula River, mile 1.5, at Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation during the morning and afternoon time periods for four consecutive days. During the second day of the deviation, the bridge will remain closed to navigation continuously for ten hours. The deviation is necessary to repair the drive motor and associated hydraulic components of the draw span operating mechanism.
Safety Zone; St. Johns River, Palatka, FL
Document Number: 05-10274
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the St. Johns River in Palatka, FL for the Blue Crab Festival. This rule is needed to protect participants, vendors, and spectators from the hazards associated with the launching of fireworks from a pier over water. Entry into or movement within this zone is prohibited without approval of the Captain of the Port Jacksonville.
Safety Zone; Waters of Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 05-10143
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to implement a temporary safety zone for the TCF Bank Milwaukee Air Expo. This safety zone is necessary to safeguard the public from the hazards associated with air shows. This proposed rule would restrict vessel traffic from a portion of Lake Michigan near Milwaukee Harbor unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Milwaukee or designated representative.
Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 05-10142
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee (CFIVSAC). CFIVSAC advises and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard for improving commercial fishing industry safety practices.
Safety Zones: Fort Vancouver Fireworks Display, Columbia River, Vancouver, WA
Document Number: 05-10141
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, will enforce the safety zone established for the Fort Vancouver Fireworks Display, Vancouver, WA on the waters of the Columbia River on July 4, 2005. The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, is taking this action to safeguard watercraft and their occupants from safety hazards associated with the display of fireworks. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zones: Columbia River, Astoria, OR
Document Number: 05-10140
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, will enforce the safety zone established for the Astoria Regatta on the waters of the Columbia River. This action is being taken to safeguard watercraft and their occupants from safety hazards associated with the display of fireworks. Entry into these safety zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Delaware River, Delaware City, DE
Document Number: 05-10048
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``5th Annual Escape from Fort Delaware Triathlon,'' an event to be held June 18, 2005 over the waters of Delaware River at Delaware City, DE. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Delaware River during the 5th Annual Escape from Fort Delaware Triathlon.
Special Local Regulations: Annual Fort Myers Beach Air Show, Fort Myers Beach, FL
Document Number: 05-10047
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing permanent special local regulations for the Fort Myers Beach Air Show, Fort Myers Beach, Florida. This event will be held annually on the second consecutive Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of May between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. EDT (eastern daylight time). This regulation is needed to restrict persons and vessels from entering the sterile zone (air box) below the aerial demonstration and restrict vessels from mooring/anchoring or transiting within the surrounding regulated area with the exception of the Matanzas Pass Channel. This rule is necessary to ensure the safety of life for the participating aircraft, spectators, and mariners in the area on the navigable waters of the United States.
Security Zone Regulations; St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands
Document Number: 05-10046
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone in the vicinity of the HOVENSA refinery facility in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. This security zone extends approximately 2 miles seaward from the HOVENSA facility waterfront area along the south coast of the island of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. This security zone is needed for national security reasons to protect the public and the HOVENSA facility from potential subversive acts. Vessels without scheduled arrivals must receive permission from the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan prior to entering this temporary security zone.
Identity Security and Modernization of the Merchant Mariner Credential Statutes
Document Number: 05-9936
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard believes that identity verification is a critical element of port security, recognizing that we must know and trust those who are provided unescorted access to our port facilities and vessels. The Coast Guard will hold a public meeting to accept comments concerning the President's proposal to implement the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Report in the area of Merchant Mariner Credentials and to modernize these statutes (hereinafter referred to as ``the proposal''). The proposal may be viewed in the docket for this notice. The Coast Guard also seeks written comments on the proposal.
Safety Zones: Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Portland Zone
Document Number: 05-9915
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, will enforce the safety zones established May 30, 2003, to safeguard watercraft and their occupants from safety hazards associated with the display of fireworks. Entry into these safety zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Portland Zone.
Safety Zone; Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands, Unalaska Island, AK
Document Number: 05-9925
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the effective period of the safety zone in the Bering Sea, west of and including Makushkin Bay, Unalaska Island, Alaska. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Western Alaska, or their on-scene representative. The intended effect of the proposed safety zone is to mitigate damage to the environment during oil spill recovery operations.
Quarterly Listings; Drawbridge Operation Regulations, Safety Zones and Security Zones
Document Number: 05-9917
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides required notice of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard and temporarily effective between January 1, 2005 and March 31, 2005, that were not published in the Federal Register. This quarterly notice lists temporary drawbridge operation regulations, safety zones and security zones, all of limited duration and for which timely publication in the Federal Register was not possible.
Anchorage Ground; Pacific Ocean at Santa Catalina Island, CA
Document Number: 05-9916
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established three anchorage areas outside Avalon Bay, Santa Catalina Island, California, for large passenger vessels. This rule provides designated anchorage grounds outside the harbor, thereby allowing safe and secure anchorage for an increasing number of large passenger vessels. This rule increases safety for vessels by enhancing voyage planning and by alerting other recreational and commercial vessels to potential anchorage locations for these large vessels.
Virginia Area Maritime Security Committee
Document Number: 05-9829
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Virginia Area Maritime Security (VA AMS) Committee to submit their applications for membership to the Captain of the Port (COTP) Hampton Roads.
Implementation of Sector Seattle
Document Number: 05-9807
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the stand-up of Sector Seattle. Sector Seattle is an internal reorganization that combines Group Seattle, Vessel Traffic Service Puget Sound and Marine Safety Office Puget Sound into a single command. The Coast Guard has established a continuity of operations whereby all previous practices and procedures will remain in effect until superseded by an authorized Coast Guard official or document.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Chelsea River, MA
Document Number: 05-9702
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary final rule governing the operation of the P.J. McArdle Bridge, mile 0.3, across the Chelsea River between East Boston and Chelsea, Massachusetts. This final rule will allow the bridge to remain in the closed position from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 18, 2005, to facilitate the Annual Chelsea River Revel 5K Road Race. Vessels that can pass under the bridge without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Newtown Creek, Dutch Kills, English Kills, and Their Tributaries, NY
Document Number: 05-9701
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations for the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge, mile 3.4, across English Kills at New York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position from May 16 through May 20, May 23 through May 27, and May 30 through June 17, 2005. This temporary deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Cumberland River, Nashville, TN
Document Number: 05-9700
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Drawbridge, mile 190.4, Nashville, Tennessee across the Cumberland River. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed- to- navigation position for three consecutive days from 7 a.m. June 11, 2005 until 7 a.m. June 14, 2005. The deviation is necessary to allow time for making repairs of critical mechanical components essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Chesapeake Bay Bridges Swim Races, Chesapeake Bay, MD
Document Number: 05-9639
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations at 33 CFR 100.507 during the Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim and Chesapeake Challenge One Mile Swim events to be held on June 12, 2005. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during and after the event. The effect will be to restrict general navigation in the regulated area for the safety of event participants, and support vessels in the event area.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Treasure Island, Pinellas County, FL
Document Number: 05-9638
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard modified the regulations that govern the operation of the Treasure Island Causeway Bridge. The change allows for daily bridge openings every 20-minutes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. This regulation should improve vehicular traffic movement while the Treasure Island Causeway Bridge is undergoing repairs and will not unreasonably interfere with vessel movement.
Special Local Regulation; KFOG “KaBoom” Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: 05-9637
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay for the loading, transport, and launching of fireworks used during the KFOG ``KaBoom'' Fireworks Display to be held on May 21, 2005. These special local regulations are intended to prohibit vessels and people from entering into or remaining within the regulated areas in order to ensure the safety of participants and spectators.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Severn River, College Creek, Weems Creek, and Carr Creek, Annapolis, MD
Document Number: 05-9636
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations for the U.S. Naval Academy Blue Angels Air show to be held May 24 and 25, 2005, over the waters of the Severn River at Annapolis, Maryland. These special local regulations are necessary to control vessel traffic due to the confined nature of the waterway and expected vessel congestion during the event. The effect will be to restrict general navigation in the regulated area for the safety of event participants, spectators and vessels transiting the event area.
Security Zone; Duluth Harbor, Duluth, MN
Document Number: 05-9631
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary security zone in Duluth's inner harbor for the Commissioning ceremony of the Coast Guard Cutter ALDER. The security zone is necessary to ensure the security of dignitaries attending this ceremony on June 10, 2005. The security zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Duluth Harbor in Duluth, Minnesota.
Safety Zone; Town of Marblehead Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Marblehead Harbor, MA
Document Number: 05-9533
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone for the Town of Marblehead Fourth of July Fireworks. This safety zone is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. The safety zone would temporarily prohibit entry into or movement within this portion of Marblehead Harbor during the closure period.
Safety Zone; Beverly Homecoming Fireworks, Beverly, MA
Document Number: 05-9532
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the Beverly Homecoming Fireworks in Beverly, Massachusetts. This safety zone is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. The safety zone would temporarily prohibit entry into or movement within this portion of Beverly Harbor during the closure period.
Safety Zone; City of Lynn Fourth of July Celebration, Lynn, MA
Document Number: 05-9531
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the City of Lynn Fourth of July Celebration. The safety zone is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the potential hazards posed by a fireworks display. The safety zone will prohibit entry into or movement within this portion of Nahant Bay during its effective period.
Regulated Navigation Area; Humboldt Bay Bar Channel and Humboldt Bay Entrance Channel, Humboldt Bay, CA
Document Number: 05-9530
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes designating the Humboldt Bay Bar Channel and the Humboldt Bay Entrance Channel as a Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) for certain commercial vessels transporting oil or hazardous material as cargo. This action is necessary to reduce significant hazards to subject vessels, the port and the public that are present during periods of poor weather conditions. This RNA includes criteria for when the bar would close, notice requirements, and procedures for waiver requests for vessels transporting oil or certain dangerous cargoes in bulk within Humboldt Bay.
Oil Spill Response Plans: Dispersant Capabilities
Document Number: 05-9529
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of an Internet Web site that provides information on dispersant pre-approval requirements throughout the United States and its territories. The Web site contains information of interest to owners and operators of oil tankers and facilities required to have an oil spill response plan. The Web site, which consists of a chart and map with informational pop-ups, is available to the general public through the Coast Guard's Web site.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 05-9436
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish 34 permanent safety zones for fireworks displays at various locations within the geographic boundary of the Fifth Coast Guard District. This action is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the hazards posed by fireworks displays. Entry into or movement within these zones during the enforcement periods is prohibited without approval of the appropriate Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Gulf Gateway Deepwater Port, Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: 05-9432
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing an interim safety zone around the primary component of the Gulf Gateway Deepwater Port, Gulf of Mexico, and its accompanying systems. The purpose of this safety zone is to protect vessels and mariners from the potential safety hazards associated with deepwater port operations. All vessels, with the exception of deepwater port support vessels, are prohibited from entering into or moving within this safety zone.
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-9335
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) and its working groups will meet to discuss waterway improvements, aids to navigation, area projects impacting safety on the Houston Ship Channel, and various other navigation safety matters in the Galveston Bay area. This notice announces a change of location and date for the meeting.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW), Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, VA
Document Number: 05-9303
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulations that govern the operation of the Dominion Boulevard (U.S. 17) Bridge across the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River, at Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW) mile 8.8, at Chesapeake, Virginia. The proposal would change the morning rush hour closure period so that it starts at 7 a.m. and ends at 9 a.m., and also allow the bridge to open every hour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. The proposed change is necessary to relieve vehicular traffic congestion and reduce traffic delays between weekday rush hours while still providing for the reasonable needs of navigation.