Coast Guard May 14, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Charles River, Boston, MA, Larry Kessler 5K Run
Document Number: E8-10709
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-14
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 Craigie Bridge across the Charles River at mile 1.0, at Boston, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for one hour during a public event, the 2008 Larry Kessler 5K Run. This deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Charles River, Boston, MA, Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration
Document Number: E8-10708
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-14
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 Craigie Bridge across the Charles River at mile 1.0, at Boston, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for two hours to facilitate a public event, the Boston Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration. This deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event.
Crewmember Identification Documents
Document Number: E8-10707
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to require each crewmember on a foreign commercial vessel en route to a U.S. port or place of destination or at a U.S. port or place, or on a U.S. commercial vessel coming from a foreign port or place of departure to a U.S. port or place of destination, to carry and present upon demand an acceptable identification when in U.S. navigable waters. The vessel operator would also be required to ensure that crewmembers comply with this requirement. This proposed rule would implement a Maritime Transportation Security Act mandate and help ensure that we can authoritatively identify crewmembers on vessels in U.S. waters.
Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York
Document Number: E8-10706
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise the boundaries of three anchorage grounds in Upper New York Bay adjacent to Ellis and Liberty Islands. This proposed action is necessary due to the proposed increase in size of the Safety and Security Zones surrounding Ellis and Liberty Islands.
Security Zone: HOVENSA Refinery, St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands
Document Number: E8-10697
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing a final rule for a security zone in the vicinity of the HOVENSA refinery facility on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, which makes a slight change to the current boundary established by an interim rule. The security zone is needed for national security reasons to protect the public and the HOVENSA facility from potential subversive acts. This rule excludes entry into the security zone by all vessels without permission of the U.S. Coast Guard Captain San Juan (COTP) or a scheduled arrival in accordance with the Notice of Arrival requirements of 33 CFR part 160, subpart C.