Maritime Security Directive (MARSEC Directive) 104-6; Guidelines for U.S. Vessels Operating in High Risk Waters
The Coast Guard announces the availability of MARSEC Directive 104-06. This MARSEC Directive provides guidelines for U.S. vessels operating in high risk waters. Information within this MARSEC Directive is designated Sensitive Security Information (SSI) and is not subject to public release.
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee
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.
Safety Zone; Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for installing the West Third Street Bridge on the Cuyahoga River. The safety zone is limited to the area surrounding the bridge span during the installment process. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of those working on the bridge. All other portions of the Cuyahoga River are unaffected. If the installment process is completed ahead of schedule this safety zone will be canceled immediately and notices made to the public by means of Local Notice to Mariners Broadcasts.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Connecticut River, Old Lyme, CT
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations governing the operation of the AMTRAK Old Saybrook-Old Lyme Bridge, across the Connecticut River at mile 3.4, at Old Lyme, Connecticut. This deviation from the regulations allows the bridge to operate on a fixed schedule for bridge openings from February 4, 2006 through March 6, 2006, and also authorizes one 12-hour and two 72-hour bridge closures. This deviation is necessary in order to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Niantic River, Niantic, CT
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations governing the operation of the Amtrak Bridge at mile 0.0, across the Niantic River, at Niantic, Connecticut. This deviation allows the bridge owner to require an advance notice for bridge openings from February 3, 2006 through April 3, 2006. This deviation is necessary in order to facilitate emergency unscheduled bridge maintenance.