Notification of the Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States
The Coast Guard announces that effective anti-terrorism measures are not in place in certain ports of Equatorial Guinea and that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from that country. The Coast Guard also announces that conditions of entry are being removed from vessels arriving from ports in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Temporary Authorization To Extend Certificates of Inspection and Certificates of Compliance
The Coast Guard announces that Congress authorized (through H.R. 4508), the Secretary of Homeland Security to extend temporarily the duration or the validity of Certificates of Inspection and Certificates of Compliance that are issued under chapter 33 or 37, respectively, of title 46, U.S. Code. These certificates may be extended for up to three (3) months for any vessel inspected by the Coast Guard in Alabama, Mississippi, or Louisiana.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Elizabeth River, Eastern Branch, VA
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Berkley Bridge, at mile 0.4, across the Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Virginia. To facilitate electrical repairs, this deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation from 7 a.m. on February 7, 2006, to 7 a.m. on February 8, 2006 and from 7 a.m. on February 14, 2006, to 7 a.m. on February 15, 2006.