Coast Guard 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Moving and Fixed Security Zone: Port of Fredericksted, Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Document Number: 05-8539
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a moving and fixed security zone around cruise ships entering, departing, mooring or anchoring at the Port of Fredericksted in Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. This regulation is a security measure designed to protect cruise ships at this port. All vessels, with the exception of cruise ships, are prohibited from entering the moving and fixed security zone around a cruise ship without the express permission of the Captain of the Port San Juan or their designated representative. The current temporary final rule at 33 CFR 165.T07-05-005 will be removed when this final rule is effective because it is unnecessary.
Implementation of Sector Corpus Christi
Document Number: 05-8538
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the stand-up of Sector Corpus Christi. Sector Corpus Christi is an internal reorganization that combines Group Corpus Christi and Marine Safety Office Corpus Christi 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has established a continuity of operations whereby all previous practices and procedures will remain in effect until superseded by an authorized Coast Guard official or document.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; Kent Island Narrows, Kent Island, MD
Document Number: 05-8459
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulations that govern the operation of the S.R. 18-B Bridge, formerly known as U.S. Route 50/ 301 Bridge, over Kent Island Narrows, mile 1.0, in Kent Island, MD. The proposal would allow the bridge to open on signal on the hour and half- hour from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., from May 1 through October 31. The proposed rule will allow for a more efficient flow of vessel traffic.
Anchorage Regulations; Mississippi River Below Baton Rouge, LA, Including South and Southwest Passes
Document Number: 05-8458
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the anchorage regulations for the Mississippi River below Baton Rouge, LA, including South and Southwest Passes in order to improve safety at the Lower Kenner Bend Anchorage. This proposed rule is needed to protect aircraft passengers and crew, mariners and the public from the potential safety hazards associated with the ascent and descent of aircraft over vessels anchored in the vicinity of the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, New Orleans, LA.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): OMB Control Number: 1625-0040
Document Number: 05-8452
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-27
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 comprise 1625-0040, Continuous Discharge Book, Merchant Mariner Application, Physical Examination Report, Sea Service Report, Chemical Testing and Entry Level Physical Report. Before submitting the ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Safety Zone; Charleston, SC
Document Number: 05-8351
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor from Hobcaw Yacht Club to Charleston Harbor Marina and from the coast of Mount Pleasant to 150 yards offshore during the Lowcountry Splash swimming event. A temporary safety zone is necessary to prevent commercial or recreational boating traffic from transiting the racecourse. This temporary safety zone will allow the swimmers to safely participate in the event without interfering with vessel traffic.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0060, 1625-0081, and 1625-0083
Document Number: 05-8350
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-27
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 three Information Collection Requests (ICRs). The ICRs comprise (1) 1625-0060, Vapor Control Systems for Facilities and Tank Vessels, (2) 1625-0081, Alternate Compliance Program, and (3) 1625-0083, Operational Measures for Existing Tank Vessels Without Double Hulls. Before submitting the ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments on them as described below.
Regulated Navigation Area and Security Zones; High Capacity Passenger Vessels in Alaska
Document Number: 05-8349
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In response to public comments on the proposed Regulated Navigation Area and Security Zones; High Capacity Passenger Vessels in Alaska, the Coast Guard is re-opening the public comment period an additional 30 days. These actions will afford the public additional time and opportunity to provide the Coast Guard with information regarding the proposed Regulated Navigation Area and Security Zones; High Capacity Passenger Vessels in Alaska.
Special Local Regulations: Annual Offshore Super Series Boat Race, Fort Myers Beach, FL
Document Number: 05-8263
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish permanent special local regulations for the Offshore Super Series Boat Race in Fort Myers Beach, Florida. This event will be held annually during the second consecutive Saturday and Sunday of June between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT (Eastern Daylight Time). Historically, there have been approximately 350 participant and spectator craft. The resulting congestion of navigable channels creates an extra or unusual hazard in the navigable waters of the United States. This proposed rule is necessary to ensure the safety of life for the participating vessels, spectators, and mariners in the area on the navigable waters of the United States.
Safety Zone; Outer Continental Shelf Facility in the Gulf of Mexico for Mississippi Canyon 778
Document Number: 05-8262
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes the establishment of 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 would significantly reduce the threat of allisions, oil spills and releases of natural gas. This proposed rule prohibits all vessels from entering or remaining in the specified area around the facility's location except for an attending vessel, a vessel under 100 feet in length overall not engaged in towing, or a vessel authorized by the Eighth Coast Guard District Commander.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Severn River, College Creek, Weems Creek and Carr Creek, Annapolis, MD
Document Number: 05-8261
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``U.S. Naval Academy crew races'', a marine event to be held on the waters of the Severn River at Annapolis, Maryland on May 8 and 29, 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 on the Severn River during the event.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Approaches to Annapolis Harbor, Spa Creek and Severn River, Annapolis, MD
Document Number: 05-8260
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations at 33 CFR 100.511 during the Annapolis Yacht Club boat parade, a marine event to be held May 8, 2005, on the waters of Spa Creek and 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.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 05-8077
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC). TSAC advises the Coast Guard on matters relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety.
Security Zone; Port of Mobile, Mobile Ship Channel, Mobile, AL
Document Number: 05-8073
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary security zones around all cruise ships while transiting or moored in the Port of Mobile and Mobile Ship Channel shoreward of the Mobile Sea Buoy. These security zones are needed to ensure the safety and security of these vessels. Entry into these zones is prohibited, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Mobile, or a designated representative.
Security Zone; Port of Mobile, Mobile Ship Channel, Mobile, AL
Document Number: 05-8072
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing permanent security zones around all cruise ships while transiting or moored in the Port of Mobile and Mobile Ship Channel shoreward of the Mobile Sea Buoy. These security zones are needed to ensure the safety and security of these vessels. Entry into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Mobile or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 05-8071
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone around the tank barge EMC423 during salvage operations. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of workers and divers during salvage operations of the tank barge EMC423. The temporary safety zone prohibits persons or vessels from entering the zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Chicago or the designated on-scene representative.
Interpretations of Vessel Tonnage Measurement Regulations
Document Number: 05-8070
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice advises the public of a recent change to Marine Safety Center Technical Note (MTN) 01-99, Tonnage Technical Policy, which is used for interpreting the Coast Guard?s vessel tonnage measurement regulations. This notice advises the public on how to obtain the recent change to the MTN, and summarizes the interpretations included in this change.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-8069
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-22
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 specific issues of towing safety. The meetings will be open to the public.
Pearl Crossing LNG Terminal LLC Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port License Application; Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 05-8006
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The U.S. Coast Guard and the Maritime Administration (MARAD) announce the availability of the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) on the Pearl Crossing LLC Deepwater Port License Application and Pearl Crossing Pipeline LLC Application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity. The application describes a project that would be located in the Gulf of Mexico, Outer Continental Shelf West Cameron Block 220, approximately 41 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana. The Coast Guard and the Maritime Administration, as well as the cooperating agencies (i.e., Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) request public comment on the DEIS.
Anchorage Grounds; Baltimore Harbor Anchorage Project
Document Number: C5-6956
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Security Zone; New York Marine Inspection Zone and Captain of the Port Zone, New York Harbor
Document Number: 05-7902
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish 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 would prohibit entry into or movement within these security zones without authorization from the Captain of the Port of New York.
Great Lakes Regional Waterways Management Forum
Document Number: 05-7901
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
``The Great Lakes Regional Waterways Management Forum'' will hold a meeting to discuss various waterways management issues. Potential agenda items will include navigation, ballast water regulations, Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), waterways management, and discussions about the agenda for the next meeting. The meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Houma, LA
Document Number: 05-7900
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the regulation governing the operation of the SR 315 (Bayou Dularge) bascule bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 59.9 west of Harvey Lock, in Houma, Louisiana. An increase in traffic during the noontime time period facilitated a request to allow the bridge to remain closed to navigation for two (2), 30-minute periods in the middle of the day. These closures will allow local workers to transit the area with minimal delays during the noontime lunch period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Connecticut River, CT
Document Number: 05-7899
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-20
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 Amtrak Old Saybrook-Old Lyme Bridge, mile 3.4, across the Connecticut River, Connecticut. This deviation from the regulations allows scheduled bridge openings every two hours between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day from April 11, 2005 through April 30, 2005. This deviation is necessary in order to facilitate electrical repairs at the bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Houma Navigation Canal, Houma, LA
Document Number: 05-7898
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the regulation governing the operation of the SR 661 (Houma Nav Canal) swing bridge across the Houma Navigation Canal, mile 36.0, in Houma, Louisiana. An increase in traffic during the noontime time period has facilitated a request to allow the bridge to remain closed to navigation for two (2), 30-minute periods in the middle of the day. These closures will allow local workers to transit the area with minimal delays during the noontime lunch period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Napa River, CA
Document Number: 05-7897
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the draw of the Maxwell Highway Bridge, mile 17.6, near Imola, CA. The drawbridge has been removed from the waterway. Therefore, the regulation controlling the operation of the drawbridge is no longer necessary.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Cheesequake Creek, NJ
Document Number: 05-7896
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has changed the drawbridge operation regulations that govern the operation of the S35 Bridge, mile 0.0, across Cheesequake Creek at Morgan, South Amboy, New Jersey. This final rule allows the bridge to open on the hour only from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., May 1 through October 31. In addition, this rule allows the bridge owner to require a 4-hour advance notice for openings from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. all year, and all day from November 1 through April 30. This rule is expected to relieve the bridge owner of the burden of crewing the bridge at all times while still providing for the reasonable needs of navigation.
Security and Safety Zone: Protection of Large Passenger Vessels, Portland, OR
Document Number: 05-7895
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port Portland, OR will begin, on May 5, 2005, enforcing a small area of the greater Large Passenger Vessel Security and Safety Zones that were established in September 2003. The zones provide for the security and safety of large passenger vessels in the navigable waters of Portland, OR and adjacent waters. These security and safety zones will be enforced for passenger cruise ships only and only from the mouth of the Columbia River at buoy 14 upriver to, and including, Astoria, OR, until further notice.
Anchorage Ground; Safety Zone; Speed Limit; Tongass Narrows and Ketchikan, AK
Document Number: 05-7894
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This final rule adopts, without changes, the interim rule published on April 7, 2000, which changed the speed limit in Tongass Narrows. This final rule extends the speed limit area northward in Tongass Narrows to Channel Island, allows the take-off and landing of floatplanes, and allows smaller vessels to transit crowded areas to Tongass Narrows more quickly, relieving congestion. This final rule also re-designates the safety zone in Ketchikan Harbor as an anchorage ground. Vessels transiting the anchorage ground, other than those engaged in anchoring evolutions are required to proceed through the anchorage by the most direct route without delay or sudden course change. The new rule makes the final approach, anchoring, and departure of very large passenger vessels, safer for the vessels involved.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Dorchester Bay, MA
Document Number: 05-7893
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the William T. Morrisey Boulevard Bridge, at mile 0.0, across Dorchester Bay at Boston, Massachusetts. This change to the drawbridge operation regulations would allow the bridge to remain in the closed position from November 1, 2005 through May 10, 2006. This action is necessary to facilitate necessary maintenance at the bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Kennebec River, ME
Document Number: 05-7892
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the Carlton Bridge, mile 14.0, across the Kennebec River between Bath and Woolwich, Maine. This proposed rule would allow 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 would allow 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Housatonic River, CT
Document Number: 05-7906
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the U.S. 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 would open for the passage of vessel traffic from June 18, 2005 through December 30, 2005, except holidays. Two-leaf, full bridge openings, would be provided upon a three-day advance notice. This temporary rulemaking is necessary to facilitate rehabilitation repairs at the bridge.
Inspection and Certification
Document Number: 05-55504
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-7701
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-18
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. All meetings will be open to the public.
Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-7700
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee (LMRWSAC) will meet to discuss various issues relating to navigational safety on the Lower Mississippi River and related waterways. The meeting will be open to the public.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Pasquotank River, Camden, NC
Document Number: 05-7699
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``Camden Spring Race'', a marine event to be held over the waters of the Pasquotank River at Camden, 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 the Pasquotank River during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Chincoteague Channel, Chincoteague, VA
Document Number: 05-7618
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating regulations that govern the operation of the SR 175 Bridge, at mile 3.5, at Chincoteague, Virginia. The final rule will require the draw to open on demand from midnight to 6 a.m., and on the hour from 6 a.m. to midnight, except from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July of every year, the draw need not be opened. This change will reduce vehicular traffic congestion, increasing public safety and will extend the structural and operational integrity of the movable span, while still balancing the needs of marine and vehicular traffic.
Vessel Documentation: Lease Financing for Vessels Engaged in the Coastwise Trade; Second Rulemaking
Document Number: 05-7436
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Coast Guard and the Maritime Administration (MARAD) are withdrawing their joint notice of proposed rulemaking on documentation, under the lease-financing provisions, of vessels engaged in the coastwise trade. The joint notice of proposed rulemaking was superseded by legislation. A new notice of proposed rulemaking addressing the provisions of the new legislation will be published in the future.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Newtown Creek, Dutch Kills, English Kills, and Their Tributaries, NY
Document Number: 05-7327
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-12
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 April 27, 2005 through April 29, 2005. This temporary deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Illinois Waterway, Joliet, IL
Document Number: 05-7326
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulation governing the Jefferson Street Bridge, mile 287.9, and Cass Street Bridge, mile 288.1, across the Illinois Waterway at Joliet, Illinois. The drawbridges need not open for river traffic and may remain in the closed-to-navigation position from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on May 15, 2005. This proposed rule would allow the scheduled running of a foot race as part of a local community event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Seventh Coast Guard District
Document Number: 05-7325
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing drawbridge operation regulations for seven bascule bridges within the Seventh Coast Guard District. The seven bascule bridges were removed and the regulations governing their operation are no longer needed.
Security Zones; Monterey Bay and Humboldt Bay, CA
Document Number: 05-7219
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing moving and fixed security zones extending 100 yards in the U.S. navigable waters around and under all cruise ships, tank vessels, and High Interest Vessels (HIVs) that enter, are moored in, anchored in, or depart from the designated waters of Monterey Bay or Humboldt Bay, California. These security zones are needed for national security reasons to protect the public and ports of Monterey Bay and Humboldt Bay from potential subversive acts. Entry into these security zones is prohibited, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port San Francisco Bay, or his designated representative.
Security Zones; Monterey Bay and Humboldt Bay, CA
Document Number: 05-7218
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing permanent moving and fixed security zones extending 100 yards in the U.S. navigable waters around and under all cruise ships, tankers, and High Interest Vessels (HIVs) that enter, are moored or anchored in, or depart from the designated waters of Monterey Bay or Humboldt Bay, California. These security zones are needed for national security reasons to protect the public and ports of Monterey Bay and Humboldt Bay from potential subversive acts. Entry into these security zones is prohibited, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port San Francisco Bay, or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Macy's July 4th Fireworks, East River and Upper New York Bay, NY
Document Number: 05-7209
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the permanent safety zone for the annual Macy's July 4 fireworks display. The modification is required to accommodate an added fireworks discharge site near Liberty Island, and 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 East River, Hudson River, and Upper New York Bay during the duration of the Macy's July 4 fireworks event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Upper Mississippi River, Fort Madison, IA
Document Number: 05-7208
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operations of the Fort Madison Drawbridge, mile 383.9, Fort Madison, Iowa across the Upper Mississippi River. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for 8-hour and 4-hour time periods from July 16 to July 18, 2005, and from July 23 to July 25, 2005. The deviation is necessary to allow time for making repairs of critical structural components essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge.
Anchorage Grounds; Baltimore Harbor Anchorage Project
Document Number: 05-6956
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending the geographic coordinates and modifying the regulated use of the anchorages in Baltimore Harbor, MD. This amendment is necessary to ensure changes in depth and dimension to the Baltimore Harbor anchorages resulting from an Army Corps of Engineers anchorage-deepening project are reflected in the Federal regulations and on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association charts. The modifications to the regulated uses of the anchorages accommodate changes to ships' drafts and lengths since the last revision of this regulation in 1968 and standardize the anchorage regulations throughout the Fifth Coast Guard District.
Safety Zone; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Fernandina Beach, FL
Document Number: 05-6955
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary fixed safety zone on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Fernandina Beach, FL, for the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival. The safety zone is needed to protect boaters from the hazards associated with fireworks demonstrations. Anchoring, mooring, or transiting within this zone is prohibited, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Jacksonville, FL.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-6953
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC) will hold a teleconference meeting on May 6, 2005 to receive reports from the Credentialing Work Group. The NMSAC will physically meet on June 2, 2005 to discuss various issues relating to national maritime security. This notice announces the date, time, and location for the teleconference meeting and the physical meeting of the NMSAC.
Safety Zone; Cleveland Triathlon, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 05-6952
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish an annual safety zone for the Cleveland Triathlon located in the Captain of the Port Cleveland Zone. This safety zone will manage vessel traffic in order to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during the event. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone would be prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port or their on-scene representative.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-6726
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) and its Hazardous Cargo Transportation Security (HCTS) Subcommittee will meet to discuss various issues relating to the marine transportation of hazardous materials in bulk. These meetings will be open to the public.