Coast Guard April 9, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Use of Reports of Marine Casualty in Claims Process by National Pollution Funds Center
Document Number: E7-6540
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On October 13, 2006, the Coast Guard published a notice of interpretation that the prohibition in 46 U.S.C. 6308 on the use of any part of a report of a Coast Guard marine casualty investigation report (MCIR) in certain administrative proceedings does not prohibit use of such reports in the process used by the Coast Guard's National Pollution Funds Center (NPFC) for determining to pay or deny claims under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. We received two comments in response to the notice, neither of which effects the interpretation.
South Louisiana Area Maritime Security Committee
Document Number: E7-6538
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Under the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, the Secretary of Homeland Security has established an Area Maritime Security (AMS) Committee under the direction of the Morgan City Captain of the Port (COTP)/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC). The Morgan City COTP/FMSC hereby requests that qualified individuals interested in serving on the South Louisiana AMS Committee submit an application for membership.
Safety Zone; Patapsco River, Northwest and Inner Harbors, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: E7-6537
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a permanent 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, annually, on the Friday following Labor Day. 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.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: E7-6536
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) will meet to discuss various issues relating to the safety of navigation. The meeting will be open to the public.
Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: E7-6099
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document contains a correction to the section addressing appeals for orders issued pursuant to the Coast Guard's regulations implementing the Ports and Waterways Safety Act (USCG-2006-25150) published on July 12, 2006, in the Federal Register (71 FR 39206).
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Roanoke River, Plymouth, North Carolina
Document Number: 07-1621
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during the ``Plymouth Drag Boat Race Series'', a series of power boat races to be held on the waters of the Roanoke River, Plymouth, 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 Roanoke River adjacent to Plymouth, North Carolina during the power boat race.