Coast Guard 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Safety Zone; Huntington, WV
Document Number: 05-11589
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the waters of the Ohio River. This safety zone is needed to protect participating vessels and mariners during the Huntington Challenge Tunnel Boat Race. With the exception of participating vessels and mariners, all vessels and persons are prohibited from transiting within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Huntington or a designated representative.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-11588
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-13
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 those specific issues of towing safety. The meetings will be open to the public.
Beacon Port Natural Gas Deepwater Port License Application; Preparation of Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 05-11558
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Coast Guard and the Maritime Administration (MARAD) announce that the Coast Guard intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) as part of the environmental review of this license application. The application describes a project that would be located in the Gulf of Mexico, in lease block High Island Area 27, on the outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The Main Terminal would be located approximately 45 miles South of High Island and 50 miles East-Southeast of Galveston, Texas, with a riser platform in lease block West Cameron 167, approximately 27 miles South of Holly Beach and 29 miles South- Southeast of Johnson?s Bayou, Louisiana. Publication of this notice begins a scoping process that will help identify and determine the scope of environmental issues to be addressed in the EIS. This notice requests public participation in the scoping process and provides information on how to participate.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Nanticoke River, Sharptown, MD
Document Number: 05-11490
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``Bo Bowman MemorialSharptown Regatta'', a marine event to be held on the waters of the Nanticoke River near Sharptown, 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 Nanticoke River during the event.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Maryland Swim for Life, Chester River, Chestertown, MD
Document Number: 05-11489
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for the ``Maryland Swim for Life'', an annual marine event to be held on the waters of the Chester River near Chestertown, Maryland on June 18, 2005. 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 Chester River during the event.
Implementation of Sector Delaware Bay
Document Number: 05-11488
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the stand-up of Sector Delaware Bay and its subordinate entity, Sector Field Office (SFO) Atlantic City. Sector Delaware Bay is subordinate to the Fifth Coast Guard District Commander. Air Station Atlantic City remains an independent unit that is subordinate to the Fifth Coast Guard District Commander. The Sector Delaware Bay Commander has the authority, responsibility and missions of the prior Group Philadelphia Commander, Captain of the Port (COTP), Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection (OCMI), Federal On Scene Coordinator (FOSC), Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC), and Search and Rescue Mission Coordinator (SMC). The SFO Atlantic City Commander has the authority, responsibility, and missions of the prior Group Atlantic City Commander and may be delegated Search and Rescue Mission Coordinator authority. 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Housatonic River, CT
Document Number: 05-11487
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has temporarily changed the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the US 1 Bridge, mile 3.5, across the Housatonic River at Stratford, Connecticut. Under this temporary rule only one of the two-bascule leafs at the bridge shall open for the passage of vessel traffic from June 18, 2005 through December 30, 2005, except holidays. Two-leaf, full bridge openings, shall be provided upon a three-day advance notice. This temporary rulemaking is necessary to facilitate rehabilitation repairs at the bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Kennebec River, ME
Document Number: 05-11486
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has temporarily changed the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the Carlton Bridge, mile 14.0, across the Kennebec River between Bath and Woolwich, Maine. This temporary final rule allows the bridge to open on signal every three hours at 6 a.m., 9 a.m., 12 p.m., 3 p.m., and 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, from July 5 through December 17, 2005, and again from April 1 through June 30, 2006, to facilitate rehabilitation construction at the bridge. This rule also allows five three-day bridge closures in September and October of 2005. Vessels that can pass under the bridge without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
Implementation of Sector Charleston and Marine Safety Unit Savannah
Document Number: 05-11450
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the stand-up of Sector Charleston and Marine Safety Unit (MSU) Savannah. The Sector Charleston Commanding Officer will have the authority, responsibility and missions of a Group Commander, COTP and Commanding Officer, Marine Safety Office (MSO). 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; Harborfest 2005, Norfolk Harbor, Elizabeth River, Norfolk and Portsmouth, VA
Document Number: 05-11448
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations at 33 CFR 100.501 during the ``Harborfest 2005'' to be held on June 10, 11 and 12, 2005, on the waters of the Elizabeth River between Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia. These special local regulations are necessary to control vessel traffic due to the confined nature of the waterway and expected vessel congestion during the marine event. 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, spectators and other vessels transiting the event area.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Assateague Channel, Chincoteague, VA
Document Number: 05-11443
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations at 33 CFR 100.519 for the 2005 Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim, a marine event to be held July 27 and July 29, 2005, on the waters of Assateague Channel at Chincoteague, Virginia. These special local regulations are necessary to control vessel traffic due to the confined nature of the waterway and to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. The effect will be to restrict general navigation in the regulated area for the safety of spectators and vessels transiting the event area.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Port Allen Canal, Morley, LA
Document Number: 05-11429
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-09
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 Union Pacific Railroad Bridge across the Port Allen Canal, mile 8.7 (Gulf Intracoastal Canal, Morgan City to Port Allen (Alternate Route), mile 56.0), near Morley, West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for eight hours on three consecutive days. The deviation is necessary to repair and replace the rail joints of the bridge.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Galveston Channel, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Galveston, TX
Document Number: 05-11424
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
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 Pelican Island Causeway Bascule Span Bridge across Galveston Channel, mile 4.5, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 356.1, at Galveston, Texas.
Rates for Pilotage on the Great Lakes
Document Number: 05-11398
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the comment period on the interim rule on rates for pilotage on the Great Lakes published in the Federal Register on March 10, 2005, for 30 days. This will extend the comment period to July 8, 2005. We are extending the comment period to allow the public more time to comment on this subject.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Elizabeth River, Eastern Branch, VA
Document Number: 05-11397
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulations that govern the operation of the Berkley Bridge across the Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth River, mile 0.4, in Norfolk, Virginia. The proposal would extend the morning and evening rush hour closure periods so that the morning rush hour period starts at 5 a.m. and ends at 9 a.m., and the evening rush hour starts at 3 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The proposed change would relieve vehicular traffic congestion during the weekday rush hours while still providing for the reasonable needs of navigation.
Security Zone: Portland Rose Festival on Willamette River
Document Number: 05-11321
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is permanently amending the Portland Rose Festival on Willamette River security zone. This regulation is enforced annually during the Portland, Oregon Rose Festival on the waters of the Willamette River between the Hawthorne and Steel Bridges. The current regulation does not accurately describe the enforcement period. The change clarifies the annual enforcement period for this regulation. This change will better inform the boating public and improve the level of safety at this event. Entry into the area established is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Mile 1012.6, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, FL
Document Number: 05-11320
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the regulations governing the operation of the PGA Boulevard bridge, Intracoastal Waterway mile 1012.6, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida. This rule is needed to provide for workman and mariner safety during repairs to the bridge. The bridge will be on single and double-leaf operations during the repair period and several waterway closures will be needed to ensure personal safety.
Deepwater Ports; Voluntary Guidelines
Document Number: 05-11318
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of a Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC), providing voluntary guidelines in connection with the regulation of deepwater oil and natural gas ports pursuant to the Deepwater Port Act of 1974, as amended. The NVIC guidelines relate to the design, plan review, fabrication, installation, inspection, maintenance, and oversight of these deepwater ports. Compliance with the NVIC is voluntary and no new legal requirements are imposed.
Security Zones; Oahu, Maui, HI, and Kauai, HI
Document Number: 05-11168
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-06-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing a supplement to our notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) published on May 20, 2004 (69 FR 29114). The NPRM underwent further Coast Guard review after its comment period that produced revisions significant enough to merit this supplement to our original proposal. This supplement is intended to announce the revisions and reopen the comment period. The Coast Guard proposes to make changes to existing permanent security zones in designated waters adjacent to the islands of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai, Hawaii. These revised security zones are necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and facilities from acts of sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature and will extend from the surface of the water to the ocean floor. Some of the revised security zones would be continuously activated and enforced at all times, while others would be activated and enforced only during heightened threat conditions. Entry into these Coast Guard security zones while they are activated and enforced would be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): OMB Control Number: 1625-0015
Document Number: 05-11169
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-06
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 1625-0015, Bridge Permit Application Guide. Before submitting the ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments on it as described below.
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 05-11005
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee (GLPAC). GLPAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary on a wide range of issues related to pilotage on the Great Lakes, including the rules and regulations that govern the registration, operating requirements, and training policies for all U.S. registered pilots. The Committee also advises on matters related to ratemaking to determine the appropriate charge for pilot services on the Great Lakes.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 05-11004
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is seeking applications for appointment to membership on the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC). CTAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters relating to the safe and secure transportation and handling of hazardous materials in bulk on U.S.-flag vessels in U.S. ports and waterways.
Regulated Navigation Area, Security Zone and Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Port Everglades, FL
Document Number: 05-11006
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary regulated navigation area, temporary security zone and temporary drawbridge regulation during the Organization of American States (OAS) conference. These regulations are needed to provide for public safety and security during the OAS conference. The regulations will control the movement of vessels within the regulated navigation area, restrict access to the security zone, and alter the schedule of the Brooks Memorial Bascule Bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; White River, Augusta, AR
Document Number: 05-10942
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-02
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 Missouri Pacific Railroad Bridge, Mile 196.3, Augusta, Arkansas across the White River. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for 7 days from 7 a.m., June 20, 2005, until 7 p.m., June 26, 2005. The deviation is necessary to allow time for making repairs to mechanical components essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge.
Safety Zone; Presque Isle Bay, Dobbins Landing, Erie, PA
Document Number: 05-10941
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing the navigable waters of Presque Isle Bay. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This safety zone restricts vessel traffic from a portion of Lake Erie and Presque Isle Bay, Erie, Pennsylvania.
Safety Zone; Rochester Harbor Fireworks, Rochester, NY
Document Number: 05-10940
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing the navigable waters of Rochester Harbor and the Genesee River. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This rule will restrict vessel traffic from a portion of Rochester Harbor and the Genesee River, Rochester, New York.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Passaic River, NJ
Document Number: 05-10901
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the Route 280 Bridge, mile 5.8, across the Passaic River, at Harrison, New Jersey. Under this temporary rule the Route 280 Bridge may remain in the closed-to- navigation position from March 1, 2006 through November 30, 2007. This temporary rulemaking is necessary to facilitate rehabilitation repairs at the bridge
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Mitchell River, MA
Document Number: 05-10900
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has changed the drawbridge operation regulations that govern the operation of the Chatham Highway Bridge, mile 0.2, across the Mitchell River at Chatham, Massachusetts. This final rule requires that from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., from May 1 through October 31, a one-hour advance notice be given for a bridge opening. This rulemaking also changes the on-call contact information. This action is expected to better meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Mississippi River, Iowa and Illinois
Document Number: 05-10899
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulation governing the Rock Island Railroad & Highway Drawbridge, across the Upper Mississippi River at Mile 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois. The drawbridge need not open for river traffic and may remain in the closed-to-navigation position from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on September 25, 2005. This proposed rule would allow the annually scheduled running of a foot race as part of a local community event.
Anchorage Grounds; Anacortes General Anchorage and Cap Sante and Hat Island Tug and Barge General Anchorages, Anacortes, WA
Document Number: 05-10898
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing three general anchorages and two tug and barge general anchorages in the vicinity of Anacortes, Washington. These anchorages will reduce the risk of collisions, provide a more orderly movement of tanker traffic in and out of near by oil refineries, and keep the approaches to Guemes Channel open to transiting traffic while providing ample room for barge operations.
Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Vessel and Facility Response Plans for Oil: 2003 Removal Equipment Requirements and Alternative Technology Revisions
Document Number: 05-10972
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of 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. 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. We are requesting public comments on this DPEIS. The Environmental Protection Agency published a notice of receipt of this DPEIS on May 27, 2005 (70 FR 30719).
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.