Coast Guard 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E7-25309
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-31
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.
Regulated Navigation Area; Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Navigable Waterways Within the First Coast Guard District
Document Number: E7-24978
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is making a technical correction to a Final Rule published in the Federal Register on December 13, 2007. (72 FR 70780.) The Final Rule titled ``Regulated Navigation Area; Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Navigable Waterways within the First Coast Guard District'' contained an inaccurate amendatory instruction to revise an imprecise and potentially confusing cross references regarding the applicability of certain regulations implemented by the rule. The revised amendatory instruction provided in this correction is intended to implement the revision to Part 165 found in 72 FR 70780.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), at Scotts Hill, NC
Document Number: E7-24977
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved an additional temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Figure Eight Swing Bridge, at AIWW mile 278.1, at Scotts Hill, NC. From February 1, 2008 at 6 p.m., until February 29, 2008 at 5:30 p.m., this added deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation each day from 6 p.m. to 9:30 a.m., from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., to complete sandblasting and painting operations. In addition, commercial vessel openings will be provided at night if at least three hours notice is given by calling (910) 686-0635 or via marine radio on Channel 13.
Safety Zone: Lower Cowlitz River Dredging Operation; Longview, WA
Document Number: E7-24768
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Cowlitz River, in the vicinity of Cottonwood Island at the entrance of the Cowlitz River extending up the Cowlitz River 1.5 river miles. The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon is taking this action to safeguard individuals and vessels from safety hazards associated with dredging operations. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by Captain of the Port, Portland or the Master of the on- scene dredge vessel.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; York River, at Yorktown, VA
Document Number: E7-24741
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-20
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 Coleman Memorial Bridge, at mile 7.0, across York River at Yorktown, VA. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, December 15, 2007, until and including 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2007 and from 7 a.m. on Monday, on December 24, 2007 until and including 11:59 p.m. on Monday, December 31, 2007, to facilitate mechanical repairs to the operating machinery of the swing span.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Elizabeth River-Eastern Branch, at Norfolk VA
Document Number: E7-24740
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-20
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 Norfolk Southern Railroad (NS V2.8) Bridge, at mile 2.7, across the Elizabeth RiverEastern Branch at Norfolk, VA. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, December 10, 2007, until and including 6 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2007, and from 7 a.m. on Monday, January 21, 2008, until and including 6 p.m. on Sunday, February 3, 2008, to facilitate rehabilitation of the operating machinery of the swing span.
Regulated Navigation Area; Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Navigable Waterways Within the First Coast Guard District
Document Number: E7-24128
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is making two technical corrections to a Final Rule published in the Federal Register on August 30, 2007. The Final Rule titled ``Regulated Navigation Area; Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Navigable Waterways within the First Coast Guard District'' contained imprecise and potentially confusing cross references regarding the applicability of certain regulations implemented by the rule. The revised wording provided in this correction is intended to clarify the intent of the final rule and eliminate any possible confusion.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-24127
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces a teleconference of the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). The purpose of the teleconference is for NOSAC to vote on accepting the Subcommittee report ``MARPOL Annex II Application to new Offshore Supply Vessels in International Service.''
Drawbridge Operating Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Algiers Alternate Route), Belle Chasse, LA
Document Number: E7-24050
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating regulation for the State Route 23 vertical lift bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Algiers Alternate Route), mile 3.8, at Belle Chasse, Louisiana. The portion of the existing regulation allowing the bridge to remain closed to navigation on the last weekend in October is no longer necessary and is being removed from the operating schedule.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Harlem River, New York City, NY
Document Number: E7-24049
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-12
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 Spuyten Duyvil Bridge across the Harlem River at mile 7.9, at New York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation in effect from January 10, 2008 through April 14, 2008, the Spuyten Duyvil Bridge need not open for the passage of vessel traffic from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. The draw shall open on signal one time each day to accommodate vessel traffic between 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., after a one-hour advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Anchorage Regulations; Edgecomb, ME, Sheepscot River
Document Number: E7-24007
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard hereby establishes a general anchorage area in Edgecomb, Maine on the Sheepscot River. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in Edgecomb, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Mile 1134, Key Largo, FL
Document Number: E7-23600
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the operating regulations governing the Jewfish Creek Bridge, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway mile 1134, Key Largo, Monroe County, Florida. This rule will allow the Drawbridge to open on signal, except that from 7 a.m. until sunset this bridge will open on the hour and half-hour. This action is necessary for workers' safety.
Safety Zone, Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier East, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E7-23570
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier East Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor on December 4, 2007. This action is necessary to protect vessels and people from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This safety zone will restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone.
Safety Zone: Wantagh Parkway 3 Bridge over the Sloop Channel, Town of Hempstead, New York
Document Number: E7-23569
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the effective period of a temporary safety zone previously established on the waters surrounding the Wantagh Parkway Number 3 Bridge across the Sloop Channel in Town of Hempstead, New York. The extended effective period of this zone is necessary to protect vessels transiting in the area from hazards imposed by construction barges and equipment that are being utilized to construct a new bascule bridge over the Sloop Channel. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound, New Haven, Connecticut.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Cheesequake Creek, Morgan, NJ
Document Number: E7-23568
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-05
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 New Jersey Transit Rail Operation (NJTRO) Railroad Bridge across Cheesequake Creek, mile 0.2, at Morgan, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position from January 2, 2008 through March 31, 2008. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Biscayne Bay, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Miami River, and Miami Beach Channel, Miami-Dade County, FL
Document Number: E7-23564
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-12-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulations governing the operation of the east and west spans of the Venetian Causeway bridges across the Miami Beach Channel on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, the Miami Avenue bridge and the Brickell Avenue bridge across the Miami River, Miami-Dade County. This proposed rule would allow these bridges to remain in the closed position for periods of time during the last Sunday in January during the running of an annual marathon.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Pinellas Bayway Structure “E” (SR 679) Bridge, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 113, St. Petersburg Beach, Pinellas County, FL
Document Number: E7-23412
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-12-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the drawbridge regulation of the Pinellas Bayway Structure ``E'' (SR 679) Bridge, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 113, St. Petersburg Beach, Pinellas County, Florida. This rule is needed to provide vehicular traffic relief during heavy vehicular traffic periods flowing into a nearby county park while still meeting the reasonable needs of mariners.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number: 1625-0089
Document Number: E7-23401
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding one Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting re-instatement, with change, of a previously-approved collection of information: 1625-0089, National Recreation Boating Survey. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Security Zone; Kahului Harbor, Maui, HI
Document Number: 07-5872
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is creating a temporary security zone in the waters of Kahului Bay and Kahului Harbor, Maui, and on designated adjacent areas of land. This zone is intended to enable the Coast Guard and its law enforcement partners to better protect people, vessels, and facilities in and around Kahului Bay and Kahului Harbor during the transit of the Hawaii Superferry. This rule complements, but does not replace or supersede, existing regulations that establish a moving 100- yard security zone around large passenger vessels like the Superferry.
Port Access Route Study of Potential Vessel Routing Measures To Reduce Vessel Strikes of North Atlantic Right Whales; Correction
Document Number: E7-23050
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-11-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is correcting a notice of study and request for comments that appeared in the Federal Register on November 19, 2007 (72 FR 64968). That notice informed the public the Coast Guard is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) on the area east and south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to include the northern right whale critical habitat, mandatory ship reporting system area, and the Great South Channel including Georges Bank out to the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) boundary. The purpose of the PARS is to analyze potential vessel routing measures that might help reduce ship strikes with the highly endangered North Atlantic right whale while minimizing any adverse effects on vessel operations. The recommendations of the study will inform the Coast Guard and may lead to appropriate international actions.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Sabine Lake, near Sabine Pass, Port Arthur, TX
Document Number: E7-23046
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-27
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 State Route 82 (SR 82) swing span bridge across the Sabine Lake at mile 10.0, Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation to repair sections of the steel truss members of the drawbridge.
Delaware River and Bay Oil Spill Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E7-23044
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Secretary of Homeland Security is establishing the Delaware River and Bay Oil Spill Advisory Committee (DRBOSAC) under authority of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2006, Public Law 109-241. Individuals interested in serving on this committee are invited to apply for membership.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Sabine River (Old Channel) Behind Orange Harbor Island, Orange, TX
Document Number: E7-23042
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the drawbridge across the Sabine River (Old Channel) behind Orange Harbor Island, mile 9.5, at Orange, Texas. The regulation can be removed because the bridge no longer exists.
Safety Zone: Ambrose Light, Offshore Sandy Hook, NJ, Atlantic Ocean
Document Number: E7-22960
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean within a 250 yard radius of Ambrose Light (LLNR 720) located at position 40[deg]27'00'' N, 073[deg]48'00'' W, approximately 8.35 nautical miles east of Sandy Hook, NJ. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life, property and the environment on navigable waters of the United States during survey and reconstruction of the Ambrose Light that was recently damaged. This safety zone is intended to keep vessels a safe distance from Ambrose Light during the survey and reconstruction operations.
Area Maritime Security Committee, Louisville; Vacancies
Document Number: E7-22793
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership in the Louisville Area Maritime Security Committee. The Louisville AMSC area of responsibility includes all facilities and Maritime Transportation Security (MTS) infrastructure adjacent to the waterfront on the Ohio River from the Markland Locks and Dam to the Cannelton Locks and Dam (mile marker 531.5 to 720.6) and all of the Kentucky River.
Area Maritime Security Committee, Houston-Galveston, TX; Vacancies
Document Number: E7-22787
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership in the Area Maritime Security Committee, Houston-Galveston, Texas. The Committee assists the Captain of the Port, Houston-Galveston, Texas in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan for their area of responsibility.
Notification of the Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States
Document Number: E7-22786
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that effective anti-terrorism measures are not in place in certain ports of Cameroon and that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from that country.
Security Zone; Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Document Number: E7-22694
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing a permanent security zone in waters adjacent to the island of Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). Review of the established zone indicates that its scope is overly-broad and that it imposes an unnecessary and unsustainable enforcement burden on the Coast Guard. This change is intended to narrow the zone's scope so it more accurately reflects current enforcement needs.
Safety Zone: City of West Haven Fireworks, Bradley Point, West Haven, CT
Document Number: E7-22613
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-11-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the permanent safety zone for the City of West Haven Fireworks by establishing the zone around a fireworks launch site at the approximate position 41[deg]15'7'' N, 72[deg]57'26'' W. This change to the zone would allow the zone to be established around the launch site, whether it is on a barge or on shore. Establishment of this safety zone is necessary to protect recreational vessel traffic, spectators, and those operating the fireworks display.
Port Access Route Study of Potential Vessel Routing Measures To Reduce Vessel Strikes of North Atlantic Right Whales
Document Number: E7-22557
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-11-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) on the area east and south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to include the northern right whale critical habitat, mandatory ship reporting system area, and the Great South Channel including Georges Bank out to the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) boundary. The purpose of the PARS is to analyze potential vessel routing measures that might help reduce ship strikes with the highly endangered North Atlantic right whale while minimizing any adverse effects on vessel operations. The recommendations of the study will inform the Coast Guard and may lead to appropriate international actions.
Great Lakes Regional Waterways Management Forum
Document Number: 07-5687
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-16
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, waterways management, Great Lakes water levels, and discussions about the agenda for the next meeting. The meeting will be open to the public.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0005, 1625-0020, 1625-0029, 1625-0031, and 1625-0085
Document Number: E7-22367
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of their approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0005, Application and Permit to Handle Hazardous Materials; (2) 1625-0020, Security Zones, Regulated Navigation Areas, and Safety Zones; (3) 1625-0029, Self-propelled Liquefied Gas Vessels; (4) 1625-0031, Plan Approval and Records for Electrical Engineering RegulationsTitle 46 CFR Subchapter J; and (5) 1625-0085, Streamlined Inspection Program. Before submitting these ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Tchefuncta River, Madisonville, LA
Document Number: E7-22366
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-15
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 State Route 22 (SR 22) Bridge across Tchefuncta River, mile 2.5, at Madisonville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Liberty Bayou, Slidell, LA
Document Number: E7-22365
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-11-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to change the operating schedule for the State Route 433 (S433) pontoon span bridge across Liberty Bayou, mile 2.0, at Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. The proposed rule would allow the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, owner of the bridge, to reduce the hours of manned operation of the bridge in order to make more efficient use of personnel and operating resources.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Liberty Bayou, Slidell, LA
Document Number: E7-22364
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-15
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 State Route 433 (S433) bridge across Liberty Bayou, mile 2.0, at Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Tchefuncta River, Madisonville, LA
Document Number: E7-22363
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-11-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulation governing the operation of the State Route 22 (SR 22) swing span bridge across Tchefuncta River, mile 2.5, at Madisonville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has requested changes to the present drawbridge operating regulations in 33 CFR 117.500 to enhance the flow of vehicles across the bridge during peak traffic hours.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: E7-22355
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC), will meet in San Ramon, California to discuss various issues relating to national maritime security. This meeting will be open to the public.
Notice of Public Hearing on Bellaire Bridge Across the Ohio River, Mile 94.3 at Bellaire, OH
Document Number: E7-22351
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District will hold a public hearing to receive comments concerning the status of the Bellaire Bridge at Bellaire, Ohio. The hearing will allow interested persons to present comments and information about the bridge not being used for transportation purposes and being an obstruction to navigation.
Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events in the Seventh Coast Guard District
Document Number: E7-21714
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-11-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to create special local regulations to regulate recurring marine events in the Seventh Coast Guard District. These regulations will apply to all permitted events listed on the table attached to the regulation, and include events such as regattas, parades, and fireworks displays. These regulations are being proposed to reduce the Coast Guard's administrative workload and expedite public notification of events.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Raccoon Creek, at Bridgeport, NJ
Document Number: E7-22068
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-09
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 Consolidated Rail Corporation (CONRAIL) Bridge, at mile 2.0, across Raccoon Creek at Bridgeport, NJ. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation beginning at 7 a.m. on December 3, 2007, until and including 7 p.m. on January 18, 2008 to facilitate mechanical repairs.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County, FL
Document Number: E7-22067
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the George C. Musson/Coronado Beach (SR 44) Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 845, at New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County, Florida. This deviation is necessary to expedite repairs to the George C. Musson/Coronado Beach Bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to open on signal, except during daylight hours, during which the bridge will open twice.
Safety Zone; Alameda County Sheriff's Office Maritime Interdiction Training, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: E7-21977
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay, during the Alameda County Sheriff's Office Maritime Interdiction Training. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and the public from dangers associated with the training. 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.
National Boating Safety Activities: Funding for National Nonprofit Public Service Organizations
Document Number: E7-21972
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for fiscal year 2008 grants and cooperative agreements from national, nongovernmental, nonprofit public service organizations. These grants and cooperative agreements would be used to fund projects on various subjects promoting recreational boating safety on a national scope. This notice provides information about the grant and cooperative agreement application process and some of the subjects of particular interest to the Coast Guard.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Bonfouca Bayou, Slidell, LA
Document Number: E7-21885
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-09
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 State Route 433 (S433) Bridge across Bonfouca Bayou, mile 7.0, at Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Bonfouca Bayou, Slidell, LA
Document Number: E7-21884
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-11-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulation governing the operation of the State Route 433 (S433) swing span bridge across Bonfouca Bayou, mile 7.0, at Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has requested changes to the present drawbridge operating regulations to make more efficient use of operating resources and to enhance the flow of vehicles across the bridge during peak traffic hours.
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 07-5606
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) will meet to elect a new committee chairperson, vice- chairperson and chairpersons for subcommittees. The meeting will not be a working meeting. This meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Tar River, Washington, NC
Document Number: E7-21883
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the US17-264 Bridge, at mile 37.2, across Tar River at Washington, NC. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed to navigation to facilitate sandblasting and painting operations.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Isle of Wight Bay (Sinepuxent Bay), Ocean City, MD
Document Number: E7-21882
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-11-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the regulations that govern the operation of the US 50 Bridge across the Isle of Wight Bay (Sinepuxent Bay), at mile 0.5, in Ocean City, MD. The proposal would close the drawbridge to navigation in order to facilitate extensive rehabilitation and to maintain the bridge's operational integrity. Vessels that can pass under the bridge without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License
Document Number: 07-5594
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Coast Guard invite interested members of the smart card technology community, vendors of biometric card readers, and the general public to meet in Washington, DC to discuss the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Reader Hardware and Card Application Specification. The meeting will be open to the public and will also be available by teleconference.
Security Zone; Manbirtee Key, Port of Manatee, FL
Document Number: E7-21761
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-11-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a new security zone in the Manbirtee Key area of Port of Manatee, Florida. The purpose of this security zone is to ensure the security of vessels, facilities, and the surrounding area. Entry into the security zone would be prohibited without permission of the Captain of the Port.