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Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Long Island, New York Inland Waterway from East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, NY
Document Number: 05-15562
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations to test an alternate drawbridge operation regulation for the Loop Parkway Bridge, at mile 0.7, across Long Creek, New York. Under this temporary 90-day deviation the bridge will open on signal once an hour, on the half hour, between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m., and at all other times after a 30 minute advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge. The bridge will open promptly on signal for commercial vessels at any time.
Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Vessel and Facility Response Plans for Oil: 2003 Removal Equipment Requirements and Alternative Technology Revisions; Reopening Comment Period
Document Number: 05-15542
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In response to public request, the Coast Guard is reopening the public comment period on the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (DPEIS) for the rulemaking on Vessel and Facility Response Plans for Oil; 2003 Removal Equipment Requirements and Alternative Technology Revisions published on June 1, 2005 (70 FR 31487). The DPEIS addresses the increase of the oil removal capacity (caps) requirements for tank vessels and marine transportation-related (MTR) facilities and added requirements for new response technologies. Reopening of the comment period gives the public more time to submit comments and recommendations on the issues raised in the DPEIS.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Carquinez Strait, Martinez, CA
Document Number: 05-15417
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Union Pacific Railroad Drawbridge across the Carquinez Strait, mile 7.0, at Martinez, CA. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for the necessary replacement of drawspan Conley Joints.
Special Local Regulation (SLR) and Safety Zone Regulations: Seattle Seafair Unlimited Hydroplane Race and Blue Angels Air Show Performance 2005, Lake Washington, WA
Document Number: 05-15309
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port (COTP) Puget Sound will begin enforcing the Seattle Seafair Unlimited Hydroplane Race Special Local Regulation (SLR) and Seafair Blue Angels Air Show Performance Safety Zone Regulation. This year's events will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2005, through Sunday, August 7, 2005.
Safety Zone; New York Super Boat Race, Hudson River, NY
Document Number: 05-15079
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily alter the effective period of the safety zone defined in 33 CFR 165.162 for the annual New York Super Boat Race. This temporary rule would change the effective date for this safety zone from Sunday, September 11, 2005 to Saturday, September 10, 2005 to permit the race sponsors to avoid interfering with various 9-11 memorial activities scheduled for the currently regulated date. This action is proposed to protect life on navigable waters during the event. No other changes to the original regulation are proposed.
Safety Zones; Long Island Sound Annual Fireworks Displays
Document Number: 05-15076
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising regulations governing safety zones for fireworks displays in Long Island Sound. This revision establishes 9 new permanent safety zones, revises the location for one established fireworks safety zone, and amends the notification and enforcement provisions to include additional launches from beach areas. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the events.
Safety Zone; Outer Continental Shelf Facility in the Gulf of Mexico for Green Canyon 787
Document Number: 05-15075
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone around a petroleum and gas production facility in Green Canyon 787 of the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico. The facility needs to be protected from vessels operating outside the normal shipping channels and fairways, and placing a safety zone around this area will significantly reduce the threat of allisions, oil spills and releases of natural gas. This rule prohibits all vessels from entering or remaining in the specified area around the facility's location except under specified conditions.
Safety Zone; Outer Continental Shelf Facility in the Gulf of Mexico for Mississippi Canyon 778
Document Number: 05-15074
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone around a petroleum and gas production facility in Mississippi Canyon 778 of the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico. The facility needs to be protected from vessels operating outside the normal shipping channels and fairways, and placing a safety zone around this area will significantly reduce the threat of collisions, oil spills and releases of natural gas. This rule prohibits all vessels from entering or remaining in the specified area around the facility's location except under specified conditions.
Safety Zone; Outer Continental Shelf Facility in the Gulf of Mexico for Green Canyon 782
Document Number: 05-15073
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone around a petroleum and gas production facility in Green Canyon 782 of the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico. The facility needs to be protected from vessels operating outside the normal shipping channels and fairways, and placing a safety zone around this area will significantly reduce the threat of allisions, oil spills and releases of natural gas. This rule prohibits all vessels from entering or remaining in the specified area around the facility's location except under specified conditions.
Safety Zone; Oswego Harbor Fest Fireworks, Lake Ontario, Oswego, NY
Document Number: 05-15072
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Oswego Harbor Fireworks Display which will occur on July 30, 2005. This safety zone is necessary to control vessel traffic within the immediate location of the fireworks launch site and to ensure the safety of life and property during the event. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of Lake Ontario.
Safety Zone; Rohrbach's Ontario Regatta, Hamlin Beach State Park, Monroe County, NY
Document Number: 05-15069
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone restricting all vessel traffic on Lake Ontario, Near Hamlin Beach State Park, Monroe County, New York, due to Catamaran Sailboat Races, August 6, 2005 and August 7, 2005. This temporary safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of both the participants and spectators of the sail boat races.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Onslow Beach, NC
Document Number: 05-15066
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-29
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 Onslow Beach Swing Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW), mile 240.7, at Camp Lejeune, NC. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation each day from 11 p.m. to 9 a.m., beginning October 6 until November 11, 2005, to facilitate sandblasting and painting.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hackensack River, NJ
Document Number: 05-15065
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the Willis Amtrak Portal Bridge, mile 5.0, across the Hackensack River at Little Snake Hill, New Jersey. This notice of proposed rulemaking would allow the bridge owner to expand the two time periods in the morning and in the afternoon, Monday through Friday, when the bridge may remain closed to vessel traffic.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; CSX Railroad, Hillsborough River, Mile 0.7, Tampa, FL
Document Number: 05-15062
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the regulation governing the operation of the CSX Railroad Bridge across the Hillsborough River, Mile 0.7, Tampa, Florida. Previously owned by the Seaboard System Railroad, the bridge is now the CSX Railroad Bridge vice the Seaboard System Railroad Bridge. This rule allows the bridge to operate using an automated system without an onsite bridge tender.
Security Zone; High Capacity Passenger Vessels in the Seventeenth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 05-15061
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary moving security zones around all escorted high capacity passenger vessels during their transit in the navigable waters of the Seventeenth Coast Guard District. These temporary security zones prohibit any vessel from entering within 100 yards of an escorted high capacity passenger vessel while in transit. These temporary security zones are necessary to mitigate potential terrorist acts and enhance public and maritime safety and security.
Safety Zone: Camp Rilea Offshore Small Arms Firing Range; Warrenton, OR
Document Number: 05-14970
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone offshore of Camp Rilea, Warrenton, Oregon. Small arms training and fire will be conducted within this zone, and a safety zone is needed to ensure the safety of persons and vessels operating in this area during the specified periods. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his/her designated representative.
Security Zones; Charleston Harbor, Cooper River, SC
Document Number: 05-14857
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a fixed security zone in the waters from the Don Holt, I-526 Bridge, on the Cooper River to the entrance of Foster Creek on the Cooper River, South Carolina. This security zone is necessary to protect the public and port from potential subversive acts during port embarkation operations. Vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting, anchoring, mooring, or loitering within this zone, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Charleston, South Carolina or the Captain of the Port's designated representative.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Sunset Lake, Wildwood Crest, NJ
Document Number: 05-14755
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during the ``Sunset Lake Hydrofest'', a marine event to be held September 24 and 25, 2005, on the waters of Sunset Lake, Wildwood Crest, New Jersey. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of Sunset Lake during the event.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: 05-14754
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during the ``Cambridge Offshore Challenge'', a marine event to be held over the waters of the Choptank River at Cambridge, Maryland. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in the Choptank River during the event.
Implementation of Sector Portland, Oregon
Document Number: 05-14634
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the stand-up of Sector Portland, Oregon. Sector Portland is an internal reorganization that combines Group Portland and Marine Safety Office Portland 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.
Implementation of Sector Ohio Valley
Document Number: 05-14633
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the stand-up of Sector Ohio Valley. Sector Ohio Valley is an internal reorganization to combine Group Ohio Valley, Marine Safety Office Paducah, Marine Safety Office Louisville, Marine Safety Office Huntington, and Marine Safety Office Pittsburgh into one 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 and/or document.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Mill Creek, Fort Monroe, Hampton, VA
Document Number: 05-14632
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``Hampton Cup Regatta'' boat races, a marine event to be held August 12, 13 and 14, 2005, on the waters of Mill Creek, near Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of Mill Creek during the event.
Safety Zone Regulations, New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Construction Project
Document Number: 05-14590
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone during preconstruction for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge construction project. The Coast Guard is taking this action to safeguard the public from hazards associated with the transport and construction of the cable wires and cable bands being used to construct the catwalk for the new bridge. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Safety Zone; Sisters Creek, Jacksonville, FL
Document Number: 05-14589
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around a fireworks launch site while it launches fireworks. The safety zone includes all waters within 500 yards in any direction of the fireworks launch site located at Sisters Creek Marina, Jacksonville, Florida. The rule prohibits entry into the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Jacksonville or his designated representative. The rule is needed to protect participants, vendors, and spectators from the hazards associated with the launching of fireworks.
Safety and Security Zones: Liquefied Hazardous Gas Vessel, Liquefied Hazardous Gas Facility and Designated Vessel Transits, New York Marine Inspection Zone and Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 05-14588
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily suspending a portion of the regulation relating to security zones around Designated Vessels within the Captain of the Port New York Zone, and adding a temporary section to allow the Captain of the Port to protect Mass Transit Ferries and other vessels that are certificated to carry 150 or more passengers as Designated Vessels. This action is necessary to safeguard these vessels from sabotage, subversive acts, or other threats. This rule prohibits entry into or movement within these security zones without permission from the Captain of the Port of New York.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Manasquan River
Document Number: 05-14322
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the regulations that govern the operation of the Route 35 Bridge, at New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW) mile 1.1, across Manasquan River, at Brielle, New Jersey. The bridge will be closed to navigation on three four-month closure periods beginning from 8 a.m. November 1, 2006 until 5 p.m. March 1, 2007; from 8 a.m. on November 1, 2007 until 5 p.m. March 1, 2008; and from 8 a.m. on November 1, 2008 until 5 p.m. March 1, 2009. The extensive structural, mechanical, and electrical repairs and improvements necessitate these closures.
Environmental Equivalency Evaluation Index: Methodology To Assess the Oil Outflow Performance of Alternative Designs to the Double Hull Oil Tanker
Document Number: 05-14265
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of an Environmental Equivalency Evaluation Index, which establishes a methodology to assess the oil outflow performance of alternative designs to the double hull oil tanker. This Environmental Equivalency Evaluation Index has been established in accordance with Section 705 of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2004.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Boot Key Harbor, Marathon, FL
Document Number: 05-14247
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulations governing the operation of the Boot Key Harbor bridge, mile 0.13, between Marathon and Boot Key, Monroe County, Florida. Due to the amount of vehicle traffic and the lack of openings during the proposed time period, this proposed action would improve the movement of vehicular traffic while not unreasonably interfering with the movement of vessel traffic. This proposed rule would allow the bridge to open on the hour between the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. At all other times, the bridge will open on demand following a 10-minute notification to the bridge tender. The draw shall open as soon as practicable for the passage of tugs with tows, public vessels of the United States and vessels in a situation where a delay would endanger life or property.
Tank Level or Pressure Monitoring Devices on Single-Hull Tank Ships and Single-Hull Tank Barges Carrying Oil or Oil Residue as Cargo
Document Number: 05-14246
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is suspending for three years the regulations in Title 33 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 155 and 156 for tank level or pressure monitoring (TLPM) devices published in the Federal Register of September 17, 2002 (67 FR 58515). Furthermore, we are seeking public comments on the status of TLPM technology development and other means of detecting leaks from oil cargo tanks into the water.
Safety Zones: Fireworks Displays in the Captain of the Port Portland Zone
Document Number: 05-14142
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing safety zones on the waters of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers, located in the Area of Responsibility (AOR) of the Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, during fireworks displays. The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, is taking this action to safeguard watercraft and their occupants from safety hazards associated with these displays. Entry into these safety zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone: Hydroplane Races, Columbia Park, Kennewick, WA
Document Number: 05-14141
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Columbia River during hydroplane races. The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, is taking this action to safeguard watercraft and their occupants from safety hazards associated with these vessels that travel at a high rate of speed. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Final Implementation of Sectors Detroit, Sector Sault Ste. Marie, Sector Buffalo, and Sector Lake Michigan
Document Number: 05-14105
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard previously announced the stand-up of Sectors Detroit, Sector Sault Ste. Marie, Sector Buffalo, and Sector Lake Michigan under this docket. This notice informs the public that the process is nearing completion for all Sectors in the Ninth Coast Guard District. All boundaries of areas of responsibility will shift on July 29, 2005, the date of stand-up of the last Sector, Sector Lake Michigan. The Commander of each Sector has the authority, responsibility and missions of its corresponding Group, Captain of the Port (COTP) and Marine Safety Offices. 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.
Implementation of Sector St. Petersburg
Document Number: 05-14104
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the establishment of Sector St. Petersburg. The Sector St. Petersburg Commanding Officer will have the authority, responsibility and missions of a Group Commander, Captain of the Port (COTP) and Commanding Officer, Marine Safety Office (MSO). The Coast Guard has established a continuity of operations order whereby all previous practices and procedures will remain in effect until superseded by an authorized Coast Guard official and/or document.
Potable Water on Inspected Vessels
Document Number: C5-13074
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Anchorage Grounds and Safety Zone; Delaware River
Document Number: 05-13963
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established a permanent safety zone and modified certain anchorages in the area of the Marcus Hook Range when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) conducts its annual dredging operations. Annual dredging is necessary to maintain congressionally authorized channel depths. The safety zone and anchorage modifications are necessary to ensure safe vessel transits during the dredging operations. These regulations will alter the route of vessels transiting the channel and requirements for those vessels wishing to anchor during the dredging operations.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Manasquan River, Manasquan Inlet and Atlantic Ocean, Point Pleasant Beach to Bay Head, NJ
Document Number: 05-13962
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for the ``Point Pleasant OPA/NJ Offshore Grand Prix'', a marine event to be held on the waters of the Manasquan River, Manasquan Inlet and Atlantic Ocean between Point Pleasant Beach and Bay Head, New Jersey. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in the regulated area during the event.
Cooperative Research and Development Agreements
Document Number: 05-13961
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces its intent to enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement and seeks inquiries and proposals from potential partners. The goal of this agreement will be further development of innovative fire suppression/protection systems for use on marine vessels and Coast Guard approval procedures for such systems.
Regulated Navigation Area; San Diego Bay, Mission Bay and Their Approaches, California
Document Number: 05-13958
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to create a Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) within San Diego Bay, Mission Bay, and their approaches out to the 12 nautical mile limit of the territorial sea. This proposed RNA is necessary to provide the COTP a greater situational awareness of vessels intending to enter San Diego Bay or Mission Bay, allow the COTP to enforce safety and security zones associated with naval vessel movements and exercises, and increase awareness of potential threats to national security assets within the area. This RNA will ensure the safe movement of vessels in the vicinity of San Diego Bay and Mission Bay.
Mark 11 Static Barrier Running Gear Entanglement System; Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 05-13957
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of the Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Mark 11 Static Barrier Running Gear Entanglement System (RGES). The Coast Guard is proposing to establish and operate a Mark (MK) 11 Static Barrier RGES at various and currently unknown U.S. ports throughout the U.S. Maritime Domain, when necessary. The purpose of Proposed Action is to improve the Coast Guard's capabilities to intercept and interdict small boats and watercraft. The MK11 Static Barrier RGES would deliver an entanglement device which would foul the propellers of unauthorized vessels attempting to approach restricted areas. The MK 11 Static Barrier RGES would not duplicate existing protective measures, but would provide complimentary, non-redundant capabilities that would be able to close significant readiness gaps in our nation's strategic ports.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 05-13956
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). NOSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters affecting the offshore industry.
Security Zone; Cleveland Harbor, Cleveland, OH, Change of Location
Document Number: 05-13955
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On July 1, 2005, the Coast Guard published a temporary final rule establishing a security zone in Cleveland's inner harbor for the visit of the HMCS Toronto. On July 8, 2005, the Coast Guard learned the HMCS Toronto would be mooring at a different location. This rule changes the location of the temporary security zone and clarifies its duration Entry into this security zone is prohibited without permission of the Captain of the Port Cleveland.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Inner Harbor Navigation Canal-New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 05-13954
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-15
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 Ted Hickey Bascule Span Bridge across the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, mile 4.6, at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for thirty- six hours. This temporary deviation is necessary for the replacement of the operating controls of the bridge.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-13759
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) will meet to discuss matters relating to inspection issues for towing vessels. The meetings will be open to the public.
Safety and Security Zone; Tampa Bay, FL
Document Number: 05-13665
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety and security zone on the waters within Tampa Bay, Florida, including Sparkman Channel, Garrison Channel (east of the Beneficial Bridge), Ybor Turning Basin, and Ybor Channel. This rule is necessary to protect participants and spectators from the hazards associated with the recurring launch of fireworks from a barge on the navigable waters and to protect the security of the Tampa Bay, Florida port infrastructure from potential subversive acts by vessels or persons during these fireworks events.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): 1625-0040
Document Number: 05-13648
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-12
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 one Information Collection Request1625-0040, Continuous Discharge Book, Merchant Mariner Application, Physical Examination Report, Sea Service Report, Chemical Testing and Entry Level Physical Reportabstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget 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.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Pamlico River, Washington, NC
Document Number: 05-13582
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for the ``SBIPFountain Powerboats Kilo Run and Super Boat Grand Prix'', a marine event to be held August 5 and August 7, 2005, on the waters of the Pamlico River, near Washington, North Carolina. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Pamlico River during the event.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Prospect Bay, Kent Island Narrows, MD
Document Number: 05-13577
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``Thunder on the Narrows'' boat races, a marine event to be held August 6 and August 7, 2005, on the waters of Prospect Bay, near Kent Island Narrows, Maryland. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of Prospect Bay during the event.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 05-13576
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary special local regulations for ``Thunder over the Boardwalk'', an aerial demonstration to be held over the waters of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to Atlantic City, New Jersey. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This proposed action would restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to Atlantic City, New Jersey during the aerial demonstration.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): OMB Control Number: 1625-0089
Document Number: 05-13575
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-11
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 is for 1625-0089, The National Recreational Boating Survey. Before submitting the ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments on it as described below.
Potable Water on Inspected Vessels
Document Number: 05-13074
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice solicits public input on the amount of potable water that should be available on inspected vessels. Section 416 of the Coast Guard and Marine Transportation Act of 2004 amended 46 U.S.C. 3305 on ``Scope and standards of inspection.'' This amendment adds a new item to the inspection process; that is, to ensure that each inspected vessel has an adequate supply of potable water for drinking and washing by passengers and crew. The Coast Guard is considering the options for implementing the new statute and seeks public input and information on criteria to determine the amount of potable water that should be available on inspected vessels.