Coast Guard August 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Blue Water Resort and Casino 60th Thanksgiving Regatta, Colorado River, Parker, AZ
Document Number: E6-14498
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-08-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone within the Lake Moovalya Region on the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Parker, Arizona for the Blue Water Resort and Casino 60th Thanksgiving Regatta. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels of the race, and general users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated on-scene representative.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: E6-14497
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing permanent special local regulations during the ``Chesapeakeman Ultra Triathlon'', a marine event to be held annually on the last Saturday in September on the waters of the Choptank River at Cambridge, MD. 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 Choptank River during the Chesapeakeman Ultra Triathlon swim.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: E6-14494
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``Cambridge Offshore Challenge'', a marine event to be held over the waters of the Choptank River at Cambridge, 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 Choptank River during the event.
Great Lakes Ballast Water Conference and Regional Waterways Management Forum
Document Number: 06-7359
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Great Lakes Regional Waterways Management Forum will sponsor a conference on ballast water issues on September 27, 2006, and will hold a meeting the following day to address waterways management issues in the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway. The conference and meeting are open to the public, but registration is required for the conference due to limited seating.
Safety Zone; Lower Colorado River, Laughlin, NV
Document Number: 06-7358
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Lower Colorado River, Laughlin, Nevada in support of the Laughlin Labor Day Fireworks Display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels and other vessels and users of the waterway in the vicinity of the Lower Colorado River, Laughlin, Nevada, AVI Resort and Casino. Persons and vessels will be prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated on-scene representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Potomac River, Between Maryland and Virginia
Document Number: E6-14439
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule makes non-substantive changes in the regulations that govern the operation of the new Woodrow Wilson Memorial (I-95) Bridge, mile 103.8, across the Potomac River between Alexandria, Virginia and Oxon Hill, Maryland. This rule advises that the telephone number for the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Operator's Tower has changed from (202) 727-5522 to (703) 836-2396. The rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Southern Boulevard (SR 700/80) Bridge, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 1024.7, Palm Beach, FL
Document Number: E6-14432
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulation governing the operation of the Southern Boulevard (SR 700/80) Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 1024.7, Palm Beach, Florida. The proposed rule would require the drawbridge to open twice an hour. The proposed schedule is based on requests from vessel operators along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. The proposed schedule would require the bridge to open on the quarter and three quarter-hour and would meet the reasonable needs of navigation while not impacting vehicular traffic.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Susquehanna River, Port Deposit, MD
Document Number: E6-14268
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations for the ``Ragin' on the River'' powerboat race to be held Labor Day weekend, September 2 and 3, 2006, on the waters of the Susquehanna River, adjacent to Port Deposit, Maryland. This action is necessary 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 participants and vessels transiting the event area.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Potomac River, Between Maryland and Virginia
Document Number: 06-7132
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-25
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 new Woodrow Wilson Memorial (I-95) Bridge, mile 103.8, across Potomac River between Alexandria, Virginia and Oxon Hill, Maryland. This deviation allows the new drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation each day from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. beginning on August 26, 2006 until and including October 24, 2006, to facilitate completion of the Outer Loop portion for the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge construction project.
Safety Zone; Patapsco River, Northwest and Inner Harbors, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: E6-14071
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone upon certain waters of the Patapsco River, Northwest Harbor, and Inner Harbor during the movement of the historic sloop-of-war USS CONSTELLATION. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the tow of the vessel from its berth at the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland, to a point on the Patapsco River near the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, and return. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Patapsco River, Northwest Harbor, and Inner Harbor during the event.
Safety Zone; Blasting Operations, Demolition of Mattabassett Outfall, Connecticut River, Cromwell, CT
Document Number: E6-14069
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the demolition of the Mattabassett Outfall from August 9, 2006 through August 30, 2006 in the waters of the Connecticut River off Cromwell, CT. The zone will temporarily close all waters in the vicinity of the Mattabessett Outfall within a three hundred (300) yard radius of the blasting operations. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the maritime community transiting the area from the potential safety hazards associated with demolition and blasting operations. The safety zone temporarily prohibits entry into or movement within this portion of the Connecticut River during the closure period, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP), Long Island Sound or the COTP's designated representative.
Safety Zone; Yorktown Day Celebration Evening Fireworks, York River, Yorktown, VA
Document Number: E6-14062
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-08-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a 1200 foot safety zone in the vicinity of National Park Service Beach at Yorktown, VA on October 19, 2006 in support of the Yorktown Day Celebration Evening Fireworks. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic on York River as necessary to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number 1625-0105
Document Number: E6-14061
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-24
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 is forwarding one Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to request an extension of its approval of the following collection of information: 1625-0105, Regulated Navigation Area; Reporting Requirements for Barges Loaded with Certain Dangerous Cargoes, Inland Rivers, Eighth Coast Guard District and the Illinois Waterway, Ninth Coast Guard District. 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 Control Numbers 1625-0066 and 1625-0069
Document Number: E6-14060
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-24
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 is forwarding two Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to request approval of a revision of the following collections of information: 1625-0066, Vessel and Facility Response Plans (Domestic and Int'l), and Additional Response Requirements for Prince William Sound, Alaska, and (2) 1625-0069, Ballast Water Management for Vessels with Ballast Tanks Entering U.S. Waters. Our ICRs describe 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Jamaica Bay and Connecting Waterways, New York City, NY
Document Number: E6-13895
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has changed the effective period for the temporary regulation governing the operation of the New York City Highway Bridge (Belt Parkway), at mile 0.8, across Mill Basin, at New York City, New York. This temporary final rule allows the bridge owner to extend the effective period during which only one of the two moveable spans need open for the passage of vessel traffic. This rule is necessary to facilitate the completion of the ongoing bridge deck replacement.
Head and Gut Fleet; Alternate Standards for Fish Processing Vessels
Document Number: E6-13902
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of a policy letter detailing the Coast Guard's determination that ``head and gut fleet'' vessels constitute fish processing vessels for regulatory purposes. For vessels that, because of their age, cannot comply with certain regulatory requirements, an exemption from those requirements will be granted if the vessel owner proposes an acceptable alternative that provides a level of safety that is equivalent to the current regulations.
Safety Zone; Gloucester Schooner Festival Fireworks, Gloucester Harbor, Gloucester, MA
Document Number: E6-13894
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Gloucester Schooner Festival Fireworks display on September 2, 2006 with rain dates of September 3 or September 4, 2006 in Gloucester, MA, temporarily closing all waters of Gloucester Harbor within a four hundred (400) yard radius of the fireworks launch site located at Stage Fort Park at approximate position 42[deg]36.313' N, 070[deg]40.533' W. This zone is necessary to protect the maritime public from the potential hazards posed by a fireworks display. The safety zone temporarily prohibits entry into or movement within this portion of Gloucester Harbor during its closure period, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Boston or the COTP's designated representative.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: E6-13805
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Ocean City Maryland Offshore Challenge'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to the shoreline at Ocean City, MD. 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 regulated area during the power boat race.
Safety Zone; Route 33 Bridge Construction, Pamunkey River, West Point, VA
Document Number: E6-13798
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary 600-foot radius safety zone in support of bridge construction operations being conducted in the vicinity of the Route 33 Bridge (Eltham Bridge) over the Pumunkey River near the Town of West Point, VA. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic on the Pamunkey River as necessary to protect mariners from the hazards associated with bridge construction operations.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; St. Croix River, Prescott, WI
Document Number: E6-13777
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-08-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulation governing the Prescott Highway Bridge, across the St. Croix River, Mile 0.3, at Prescott, Wisconsin. Under our proposed rule, the drawbridge need not open for river traffic and may remain in the closed-to-navigation position from November 1, 2006 to April 1, 2007. This proposed rule would allow the bridge owners to make necessary repairs to the bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Mill Neck Creek, Oyster Bay, NY
Document Number: E6-13776
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Bayville Bridge, across Mill Neck Creek, mile 0.1, at Oyster Bay, New York. This deviation allows the bridge owner to open only one of the two moveable bascule spans for the passage of vessel traffic from September 5, 2006 through September 29, 2006. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Mariner Licensing and Documentation Program Restructuring and Centralization
Document Number: E6-13532
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This technical amendment authorizes the Commanding Officer, National Maritime Center, to perform certain mariner credentialing functions in addition to Officers in Charge, Marine Inspection, who currently perform those functions. At the end of a transitional period, most credentialing functions will be consolidated at a centralized location. The amendment also makes technical changes to the mariner credentialing appellate process. This rule is organizational in nature and will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. The amendment also will have no effect on any other Coast Guard regulatory projects or policy initiatives.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License
Document Number: 06-7055
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-08-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security, through the Transportation Security Administration and the United States Coast Guard, published an Notice of Proposed Rulemaking titled ``Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License'' on May 22, 2006. In response to letters from Congress about the proposed rule, we sent out the letter below and want to make the public aware of this correspondence.
Safety Zone; Celebrate Erie, Erie, PA
Document Number: E6-13678
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing the navigable waters of Presque Isle Bay during the Celebrate Erie Fireworks on August 20, 2006. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of Presque Isle Bay, Erie, Pennsylvania.
Safety Zone; March of Dimes Paddle Erie, Erie, PA
Document Number: E6-13677
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing the navigable waters of the Presque Isle. Bay during the Kayak Event on August 26, 2006. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the hazards associated with kayaks crossing a main shipping channel during the event. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of Presque Isle Bay in Erie, PA.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E6-13666
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) and its working groups will meet as required to discuss various issues relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. All meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Galveston, TX
Document Number: E6-13665
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-18
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 Galveston Causeway Railroad Bascule Bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 357.2 west of Harvey Locks, at Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. This deviation provides for two (2) three-hour closures to conduct scheduled maintenance to the drawbridge.
New Oil Pollution Limits of Liability for Vessels-Delaware River Protection Act of 2006 Amendment to the Oil Pollution Act of 1990
Document Number: E6-12936
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the enactment of statutory changes that will affect the financial responsibility of vessel owners and operators for oil pollution from their vessels. The Delaware River Protection Act of 2006 amends limits of liability under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90) for discharges and substantial threats of discharge of oil from vessels. This statutory change will also result in future changes to Coast Guard regulations related to proof of financial responsibility by vessel owners and operators for discharges of oil from vessels.
Safety Zone; New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Construction Project, Construction Vessels and Equipment Under and in Immediate Vicinity of West Span, Tacoma Narrows, Gig Harbor, WA
Document Number: E6-13569
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around construction vessels and mooring lines under the West Span of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge during the deck erection phase of construction. The zone will encompass all waters within a box created by the points: 47-16.44' N, 122-33.35' W; 47-16.34' N, 122-33.04' W; 47-16.1' N, 122- 33.33' W; 47-16.21' N, 122-33.63' W. This safety zone will be in effect regardless of whether construction vessels are present or not. This zone approximately encompasses all waters from the Gig Harbor shoreline to just east of the west bridge caissons, extending 1500 feet north and south. The Coast Guard is taking this action to safeguard the public from possible collision with the vessels or their mooring lines, chains, or cables. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Safety Zone; New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Construction Project, Bridge Deck Lifting Beams, Tacoma Narrows, Gig Harbor, WA
Document Number: E6-13564
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around the lifting beams of the cranes being used to lift deck sections into place on the New Tacoma Narrows Bridge. The zone will encompass all waters within 500 feet of the area directly below the lifting beams for the duration of the lowering, hookup, raising, and securing evolutions, and will only apply to the beams on the cranes that are in use. The beams being used for the day's evolutions will be clearly marked on each end with a white flashing light. The Coast Guard is taking this action to safeguard the public from the hazards associated with navigating in the vicinity of moving construction equipment and heavy loads. These hazards may include risk of collision with the lifting beams and risks associated with falling loads, should there be an equipment failure. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Safety Zone Regulations, New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Construction Project, Construction Barge “MARMACK 12”, Tacoma Narrows, Gig Harbor, WA
Document Number: E6-13563
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around the Barge ``MARMACK 12'', Official Number 1024657, while it is being used for the New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Construction Project. The zone will extend 500 feet in all directions from the barge, and will be in effect at all times during the duration of this rule. This zone is only in effect while the barge is on the navigable waters of the United States, in the Tacoma Narrows. The Coast Guard is taking this action to safeguard the public from possible collision with the barge and the deck sections it is carrying, and from hazards associated with navigating in the vicinity of the barge during construction operations. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Event, Bogue Sound, Morehead City, NC
Document Number: E6-13511
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for the ``Crystal Coast Super Boat Grand Prix'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of Bogue Banks adjacent to Morehead City, NC. 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 Morehead City Turning Basin including sections of the Intra-Coastal Waterways and Morehead City Channel during the power boat race.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ, Change of Time
Document Number: E6-13495
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On July 7, 2006, the Coast Guard published a temporary final rule in the Federal Register establishing temporary special local regulations for the ``Thunder Over the Boardwalk Airshow'', an aerial demonstration to be held over the waters of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to Atlantic City, New Jersey. On July 14, 2006, the Coast Guard was notified that this marine event was proposed to be conducted at a different time period. This rule changes the times of enforcement for the temporary regulated area. 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 regulated area during the event.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Patapsco River, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: E6-13494
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during the ``Red Bull Flugtag Baltimore'', a marine event to be held October 21, 2006, on the waters of the Patapsco River, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD. 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 Baltimore Inner Harbor during the event.
Safety Zone; Old Mormon Slough Sediment Contamination-McCormick and Baxter Superfund Site; Stockton, CA
Document Number: E6-13392
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Stockton Deep Water Channel, in the vicinity of the Old Mormon Slough. This safety zone is necessary to protect persons and vessels, which might otherwise transit near the work site, from the hazards associated with the work. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Townsend Gut, Boothbay and Southport, ME
Document Number: E6-13384
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the drawbridge operation regulations that govern the operation of the Southport (SR27) Bridge, across Townsend Gut, at mile 0.7, between Boothbay Harbor and Southport, Maine. This final rule changes the regulation to require the Southport (SR27) Bridge to operate on a fixed opening schedule between April 29 and September 30, each year. This final rule is expected to help relieve vehicular traffic delays during the summertime tourism season while continuing to meet both the current and anticipated needs of navigation.
Merchant Mariner Credentials: Temporary Procedures
Document Number: 06-6978
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the coastlines of Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. The Regional Examination Center (REC) at New Orleans, which provided credentialing services to approximately 29,000 mariners in those three states and 14 percent of mariners nationwide, was completely flooded, destroying vital records and equipment and rendering the facility inoperable for a considerable period of time. As a result, many mariners in the area are in possession of merchant mariner's documents, licenses and/or certificates of registry (collectively referred to as ``credentials'') that either have expired or may expire before the Coast Guard will be able to process these mariners' applications for renewal or upgraded credentials. With the authority Congress has granted, the Coast Guard is temporarily extending the expiration dates for credentials of eligible mariners for up to one year.
Safety Zone; Celebrate Revere Fireworks, Broad Sound, Revere, MA
Document Number: E6-13397
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the ``Celebrate Revere'' Fireworks display on August 19, 2006 in Revere, Massachusetts, temporarily closing all waters of Broad Sound within a four hundred (400) yard radius of the fireworks launch site located at approximate position 42[deg] 24.00' N, 070[deg] 59.00' W. This zone is necessary to protect the maritime public from the potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. The safety zone temporarily prohibits entry into or movement within this portion of Broad Sound during its closure period, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Boston, MA.
Special Local Regulation: Taste of Italy Fireworks, Norwich, CT
Document Number: E6-13311
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document puts into effect the permanent regulations for the annual Taste of Italy Fireworks in Norwich, CT. The regulation is necessary to control vessel traffic within the immediate vicinity of the event due to the hazards presented by a fireworks display to the maritime community, thus providing for the safety of life and property on the affected waters.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E6-13310
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). NOSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters affecting the offshore industry.
Safety Zone; R. Ozzie Wedding Fireworks Display, Manchester By The Sea, MA
Document Number: E6-13200
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the R. Ozzie Wedding Fireworks display on August 12, 2006 in Manchester By The Sea, MA, temporarily closing all waters in the vicinity of Manchester Bay and Manchester Harbor within a four hundred (400) yard radius of the fireworks barge located at approximate position 42[deg]50.00' N, 070[deg]47.00' W. This zone is necessary to protect the maritime public from the potential hazards posed by a fireworks display. The safety zone temporarily prohibits entry into or movement within this portion of Manchester Bay and Manchester Harbor during its closure period, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Boston, MA.
Anchorage Regulations; Falmouth, ME, Casco Bay
Document Number: E6-13199
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-08-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the existing special anchorage area in Falmouth, Maine, on Casco Bay. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on Casco Bay, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Anchorage Regulations; Camden, ME, Penobscot Bay
Document Number: E6-13103
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish two special anchorage areas in Camden Harbor, Camden, Maine. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in Camden Harbor, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Security Zones; Captain of the Port Zone Jacksonville, FL
Document Number: E6-13096
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily establishing security zones around any vessel escorted by one or more Coast Guard, State, or local law enforcement assets within the Captain of the Port Zone Jacksonville, FL. No vessel or person is allowed within 100 yards of an escorted vessel, while within the navigable waters of the Captain of the Port Zone, Jacksonville, FL, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Jacksonville, FL or designated representative. Additionally, all vessels within 500 yards of an escorted vessel in the Captain of the Port Zone Jacksonville, FL will be required to operate at a minimum speed necessary to maintain a safe course. This action is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and facilities from sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other events of a similar nature.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Jones Beach, NY
Document Number: E6-12985
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Loop Parkway Bridge across Long Creek at mile 0.7, at Jones Beach, New York. Under this temporary deviation, the Loop Parkway Bridge need not open for the passage of vessel traffic from 8:30 a.m. through 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. through 4:30 p.m., daily, from September 6, 2006 through October 26, 2006. A single bridge opening for all inbound commercial fishing vessels shall be provided, if a request to open the bridge is given, during the 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. bridge closure period. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Jamaica Bay and Connecting Waterways, Queens, NY
Document Number: E6-12983
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Marine Parkway Bridge across Jamaica Bay at mile 3.0, at Queens, New York. Under this temporary deviation, the Marine Parkway Bridge need not open for the passage of vessel traffic between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. on August 28, 2006 and August 29, 2006. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hackensack River, Snake Hill, NJ
Document Number: E6-12978
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the AMTRAK Portal Bridge, across the Hackensack River at mile 5.0, at Snake Hill, New Jersey. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position from 11 p.m. on Friday, July 28, 2006 through 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1, 2006, and from 11 p.m. on Friday, August 4, 2006 through 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2006. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Security Zone, Mackinac Bridge and Straits of Mackinac, Mackinaw City, MI
Document Number: E6-12947
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent security zone approximately one quarter mile on each side of the Mackinac Bridge in the Straits of Mackinac near Mackinaw City, MI. This security zone will place navigational and operational restrictions on all vessels transiting through the Straits area, under and around the Mackinac Bridge, located between Mackinaw City, MI, and St. Ignace, MI.
Safety Zone; Labor Day Celebration Fireworks, Baldwinsville, NY
Document Number: E6-12939
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing the navigable waters of the Seneca River, New York. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the Seneca River.
Safety Zone; Pirate Days, Heart Island, Alexandria Bay, NY
Document Number: E6-12938
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing a portion of the navigable waters of the St. Lawrence River in New York. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the St. Lawrence River.