Coast Guard April 23, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Opening Day on San Francisco Bay, Corinthian Yacht Club, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: E7-7694
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations for the annual ``Opening Day on San Francisco Bay'' sponsored by the Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association and Corinthian Yacht Club in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay on April 29, 2007. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators during the parade of boats. During the enforcement period spectator vessels may not anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels within the area described during the event without permission from the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Blessing of the Fleet, Corinthian Yacht Club, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: E7-7686
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations (SLR) for the annual ``Blessing of the Pleasure Craft Fleet'' sponsored by the Corinthian Yacht Club in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay on April 29, 2007. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators during the formation and transit of vessels involved in the ceremonies. During the enforcement period spectator vessels may not anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels within the area described during the event without permission from the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Security Zone: Queen of England Visit, Jamestown Island, VA
Document Number: E7-7670
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is establishing a 500-yard security zone encompassing waters in the vicinity of Church Point on Jamestown Island, VA, for the Queen of England's visit to Jamestown Island, VA. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic within the 500-yard security zone described herein. This security zone is necessary to protect attendees of this event from potential maritime hazards and threats, and to enhance public and maritime security.
Security Zone: America's 400th Celebration, Jamestown, VA
Document Number: E7-7669
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is establishing a security zone encompassing waters within 2-nautical miles of Church Point at 37- 12.45N, 076-46.66W, Jamestown Island, VA, for America's 400th Anniversary celebration. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic within the security zone. This security zone is necessary to protect attendees of this event from potential maritime hazards and threats and enhance public and maritime security.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Mill Neck Creek, Oyster Bay, NY
Document Number: E7-7667
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-23
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 will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. Under this test deviation the bridge will open on signal after at least a two hour advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge during the following periods: from May 25, 2007 through October 31, 2007, between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.; from November 1, 2007 through November 20, 2007 on weekdays between 5 p.m. and 7 a.m., and on weekends. At all other times the bridge will open on signal.
Safety Zones: Fireworks Displays in the Captain of the Port Portland Zone
Document Number: E7-7634
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to amend its regulations to establish additional safety zones on the waters of the Columbia River located in the Area of Responsibility (AOR) of the Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon during annual fireworks displays. The Captain of the Port, Portland Oregon is taking this action to safeguard watercraft and their occupants from safety hazards associated with these displays. Entry into these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone, Kenosha Harbor, Kenosha, WI
Document Number: E7-7628
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone near Kenosha Harbor, Kenosha, Wisconsin. This zone is intended to control the movement of vessels on portions of Lake Michigan during the Spill Of National Significance (SONS) exercise on June 19 and 20, 2007. This zone is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with ships and boats deploying oil containment equipment.
Special Local Regulation: ULHRA Hydroplane Races, Columbia Park, Kennewick, WA
Document Number: E7-7625
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for the ULHRA National Series Hydroplane Race to be held on the waters of the Columbia River in the vicinity of Columbia Park, Kennewick, WA. These special local regulations limit the movement of non-participating vessels in the regulated race area. This temporary rule is needed to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event.