Coast Guard May 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone: Town of Weymouth Fourth of July Celebration Fireworks, Weymouth, MA
Document Number: E6-6731
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the Town of Weymouth's Fourth of July Celebration Fireworks in Weymouth, Massachusetts, currently scheduled to occur on July 1, 2006 with a rain date of July 2, 2006. The safety zone is needed to protect the maritime public from the potential hazards posed by a fireworks display. The safety zone will prohibit entry into or movement within this portion of the Weymouth Fore River during its effective period.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Prospect Bay, Kent Island Narrows, MD
Document Number: 06-4203
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations at 33 CFR 100.530 for the ``Thunder on the Narrows'' boat races, a marine event to be held August 5 and August 6, 2006, on the waters of Prospect Bay, near Kent Island Narrows, 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.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Delaware River, Delaware City, DE
Document Number: 06-4191
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``6th Annual Escape from Fort Delaware Triathlon'', an event to be held June 10, 2006 on the waters of the Delaware River at Delaware City, DE. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Delaware River during the 6th Annual Escape from Fort Delaware Triathlon.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Maryland Swim for Life, Chester River, Chestertown, MD
Document Number: 06-4190
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations for the ``Maryland Swim for Life'', held annually on the waters of the Chester River, near Chestertown, 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 the Chester River and is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event.
Safety Zone; San Carlos Bay, FL
Document Number: 06-4189
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of San Carlos Bay, Florida in the vicinity of the Sanibel Island Bridge span ``A'' while bridge construction is conducted. This rule is necessary to ensure the safety of the construction workers and mariners on the navigable waters of the United States.
Ballast Water Treatment Technology and Analysis Methods
Document Number: E6-6628
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-05-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks public assistance in gathering information regarding the status of research and development of ballast water management systems and analytical technologies/methods used in testing ballast water management systems. The Coast Guard may then provide this information to the 55th Session of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 55) to inform the Committee during the review of the status of the development of ballast water management systems. Our specific interest is in ballast water management systems that have been rigorously tested both in land-based test platforms and on board ships. We are also interested in technologies/methods for rapid detection, enumeration, and determination of organism viabilities in ballast water.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Pamlico River, Washington, NC
Document Number: E6-6519
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-05-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary special local regulations for the ``SBIPFountain Powerboats Kilo Run and Super Boat Grand Prix'', a marine event to be held August 4 and August 6, 2006, 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; Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: E6-6518
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-05-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary special local regulations for ``Thunder over the Boardwalk Airshow'', 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.
Implementation of Sector Upper Mississippi River
Document Number: E6-6459
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the stand-up of Sector Upper Mississippi River. Sector Upper Mississippi River is an internal reorganization that combines Group Upper Mississippi River and Marine Safety Office St. Louis into a single command. 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 or document.