Coast Guard 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events in the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: E8-4707
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-03-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to create special local regulations to regulate recurring marine events in the Fifth Coast Guard District. These regulations would apply to all permitted events listed in the table attached to the regulation, and include events such as regattas, and marine parades. These regulations are being proposed to reduce the Coast Guard's administrative workload and expedite public notification of events.
Safety Zone; Molokini Crater, Maui, HI
Document Number: E8-4681
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-03-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around Molokini Crater, in waters south of the island of Maui, HI. This zone is necessary to protect rescue and security assets, air crews, and the general public from hazards associated with an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) process scheduled to take place on Molokini Crater. Entry of persons or vessels into this safety zone would be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Honolulu.
Permanent Relocation of the Coast Guard National Maritime Center (NMC)
Document Number: E8-4679
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard National Maritime Center (NMC), which was previously located in Arlington, VA, and more in Kearneysville, WV, has moved into its new permanent location in Martinsburg, WV, as part of a planned effort to restructure and centralize the Mariner Licensing and Documentation (MLD) Program. This notice provides information regarding both the MLD Program restructuring and how to address correspondence to the appropriate staff of the reorganized and relocated NMC.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB; Control Number: 1625-0109
Document Number: E8-4472
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) and Analysis to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0109, Drawbridge Operation Regulations. Before submitting this ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Mill Neck Creek, Oyster Bay, NY
Document Number: E8-4470
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-03-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the Bayville Bridge, mile 0.1, across Mill Neck creek at Oyster Bay, New York. This proposed rule would allow the bridge to open on signal between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. from May 1 through October 31 and between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, from November 1 through April 30. At all other times the bridge would open after a two-hour advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge. The purpose of this rule is to help relieve the bridge owner from the burden of crewing the bridge during time periods that the bridge receives few requests to open while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Security Zone; Anacostia River, Washington, DC
Document Number: E8-4463
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-03-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary security zone encompassing certain waters of the Anacostia River in order to safeguard the public and high-ranking public officials attending a papal Mass on April 17, 2008, from terrorist acts and incidents. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of persons and property, and prevent terrorist acts or incidents. This rule would prohibit vessels and people from entering the security zone and would require vessels and persons in the security zone to depart the security zone, unless specifically exempt under the provisions in this rule or granted specific permission from the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Baltimore.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB; Control Number: 1625-NEW
Document Number: E8-4448
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) and Analysis to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an approval for the following collection of information: 1625-NEW, Proceedings of the Marine Safety and Security Council, the Coast Guard Journal of Safety and Security at Sea; online subscription request form. Before submitting this ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Notification of the Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States; Syria
Document Number: 08-975
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the country of Syria.
Safety Zone; Bass Wedding Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: E8-4263
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-03-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for loading, transport, and launching of fireworks used to celebrate the Bass Wedding Ceremony. The fireworks displays will be held on March 8, 2008, on San Francisco Bay. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. 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.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Meetings
Document Number: E8-4196
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet in Dania Beach, FL, to discuss various issues relating to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. These meetings 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: E8-4194
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-05
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 five Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of 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. Our ICRs describe 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.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings
Document Number: E8-4188
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) and its working groups on the Medical Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) and on the Inspection of Towing Vessels will meet in Jeffersonville, IN. The committee will also 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; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW); Wrightsville Beach, NC
Document Number: E8-3834
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-29
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 S.R. 74 Bridge, across the AIWW mile 283.1 at Wrightsville Beach, NC, to accommodate the annual race.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Severn River, College Creek, Weems Creek and Carr Creek, Annapolis, MD
Document Number: E8-3718
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is suspending the special local regulations for an event in our regulation for Severn River, College Creek, Weems Creek and Carr Creek, Annapolis, Maryland and establishing a new temporary date for that event. This rulemaking is intended to accommodate a change in event date for the year 2008. The marine event set out in this temporary rule includes the Safety at Sea Seminar sponsored by the U.S. Naval Academy. This rule is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Severn River during the period of this marine event and is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB; Control Number: 1625-0077
Document Number: E8-3717
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) and Analysis to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0077, Security Plans for Ports, Vessels, Facilities, and Outer Continental Shelf Facilities and Other Security-Related Requirements. Before submitting this ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E8-3412
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is seeking applications for appointment to membership on the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC). CTAC advises, consults with, and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters relating to the safe and secure transportation and handling of hazardous materials in bulk on U.S.-flag vessels in U.S. ports and waterways.
Notification of the Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States; Indonesia
Document Number: 08-842
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that effective anti-terrorism measures are not in place in certain ports of Indonesia and that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from that country.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies
Document Number: E8-3080
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC). NAVSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary on a wide range of issues related to the prevention of collisions, rammings, and groundings. This includes, but is not limited to: Inland and International Rules of the Road, navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems.
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E8-3078
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee (GLPAC). GLPAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary on a wide range of issues related to pilotage on the Great Lakes, including the rules and regulations that govern the registration, operating requirements, and training policies for all U.S. registered pilots. The Committee also advises on matters related to ratemaking to determine the appropriate charge for pilot services on the Great Lakes.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Taunton River, Fall River and Somerset, MA
Document Number: 08-781
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-20
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 old Brightman Street bascule bridge across the Taunton River at mile 1.8, between Fall River and Somerset, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation, in effect from 6 a.m. on February 16, 2008 through 5 p.m. on March 2, 2008, the bridge shall open on signal after a one- hour advance notice is given by calling (508) 672-5111, or VHF channel 13 and 16. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: E8-2857
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the owner, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), to conduct electrical maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed- to-navigation position during the maintenance period.
Anchorage Regulations; Stonington, ME, Deer Island Thorofare, Penobscot Bay, ME
Document Number: E8-2693
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish Crotch Island Special Anchorage in Stonington, Maine, on Deer Island Thorofare, Penobscot Bay. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and to provide safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet. This proposal is intended to increase the safety for life and property on Deer Island Thorofare, improve the safety of anchored vessels, create workable boundaries for future mooring expansion, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of recreational vessels and commerce.
Anchorage Regulations; Boston Harbor, MA, Weymouth Fore River
Document Number: E8-2692
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish Gull Point(PT) Special Anchorage area in the Weymouth Fore River, Weymouth, Massachusetts. 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 in the Weymouth Fore River, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number: 1625-0106
Document Number: E8-2691
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-13
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 an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of their approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0106, Unauthorized Entry into Cuban Territorial Waters. 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: E8-2690
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the public to cross the bridge to participate in the scheduled Shamrock Half Marathon Footrace, a community event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the race.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: E8-2689
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the public to cross the bridge to participate in the scheduled Tour of California Bicycle Race, a community event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the race.
Financial Responsibility for Water Pollution (Vessels) and OPA 90 Limits of Liability (Vessels and Deepwater Ports); Correction
Document Number: E8-2685
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard published in the Federal Register of February 5, 2008, a notice of proposed rulemaking which, among other things, would amend the regulatory requirements for vessel operators to establish and maintain evidence of financial responsibility. That document contained an incorrect effective date and was also unclear. This document corrects the preamble and regulatory text to the proposed rule to clarify the effective date and the distinction between the financial responsibility applicable amounts and limits of liability.
Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E8-2680
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee (CFIVSAC). The CFIVSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard for improving commercial fishing industry safety practices.
Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 08-656
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces a teleconference of the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee (CFIVSAC). The purpose of the teleconference is for CFIVSAC to discuss and prepare recommendations for the Coast Guard concerning the work of the Communications Subcommittee and the Risk Management Subcommittee and to discuss other CFIVSAC actions resulting from its last public meeting on November 13 and 14, 2007.
Safety Zone; Colorado River, Parker, AZ
Document Number: E8-2212
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a temporary safety zone in the Lake Moolvalya region on the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Parker, Arizona for the Bluewater Resort and Casino `Spring Classic' Boat Race. 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. 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 representative.
Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: E8-2208
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee will meet in New Orleans to discuss various issues relating to navigational safety on the Lower Mississippi River and related waterways. This meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; Colorado River, Parker, AZ
Document Number: E8-2205
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone within the Lake Moolvalya region on the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Parker, Arizona for the Bluewater Resort and Casino American Powerboat Association (APBA) National Tour/Regional Championship. 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 designation representative.
Safety Zone; Oceanside Harbor, California
Document Number: E8-2167
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a temporary safety zone within the navigable waters of the Pacific Ocean in Oceanside Harbor, California for the Ford Ironman 70.3 California Triathlon. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants (swimmers), crew, spectators, and other vessels and 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 representative.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number: 1625-0003
Document Number: E8-2166
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-06
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 an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting a revision of their approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0003, Coast Guard Boating Accident Report Form (CG-3865). 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.
Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
Document Number: E8-2165
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This proposed rule proposes restrictions on vessel movement in portions of the Calumet Sag Channel and the Little Calumet River during the annual Southland Regatta. The Southland Regatta is a university rowing race that will be held annually during the first weekend of November. This proposed rule is intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades.
Security Zone; MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa Bay, FL
Document Number: E8-1765
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a security zone that is concurrent with the Army Corps of Engineers restricted area adjacent to MacDill Air Force Base. The security zone is necessary to facilitate security operations conducted at the Air Force Base. All persons, vessels, or other craft are prohibited from anchoring, mooring, drifting, or transiting within this zone, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg or a designated representative.
Anchorage Regulation; Port Everglades, FL
Document Number: E8-1757
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard amends the anchorage regulations for Port Everglades, Florida. The amendment modifies the current anchorage area by eliminating that portion of the anchorage closest to sensitive coral reef areas, expands that portion of the anchorage area that poses less risk to these areas, and limits the amount of time a vessel may remain in the anchorage area. These changes ensure all vessels have fair access to the anchorage area, and provide a higher degree of vessel and environmental safety by reducing the possibility of vessels grounding in sensitive coral reef areas.
Financial Responsibility for Water Pollution (Vessels) and OPA 90 Limits of Liability (Vessels and Deepwater Ports)
Document Number: E8-1516
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the regulatory requirements, under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, for vessel operators to establish and maintain evidence of financial responsibility. The amendments would ensure the amounts of financial responsibility demonstrated are consistent with recent statutory increases, and future mandated increases, in the limits of liability under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. The amendments would also implement changes in the Coast Guard's administration of the certificate of financial responsibility program, and would clarify the current rule.
2008 Rates for Pilotage on the Great Lakes
Document Number: 08-474
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to update the rates for pilotage on the Great Lakes. Based on our review, we propose to adjust the pilotage rates an average of 8.17% for the 2008 shipping season to generate sufficient revenue to cover allowable expenses, target pilot compensation, and returns on investment. We also are proposing a clarification of the duty of pilots and pilot associations to cooperate with lawful authority. This rulemaking promotes the Coast Guard strategic goal of maritime safety.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Corson Inlet, New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Townsend Inlet, NJ
Document Number: E8-1764
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the drawbridge operation regulations of four Cape May County Bridge Commission (the Commission) bridges: The Corson Inlet Bridge, at mile 0.9, at Strathmere; the Stone Harbor Boulevard Bridge, at NJICW mile 102.0, across Great Channel at Stone Harbor; the Two-Mile Bridge, at NJICW mile 112.2, across Middle Thorofare in Wildwood Crest; and the Townsend Inlet Bridge, at mile 0.3 in Avalon, NJ. This final rule allows the drawbridges to operate on an advance notice basis for specific dates, times and holiday in December of every year. These changes will still provide for the reasonable needs of navigation.
Anchorage Grounds, Hampton Roads, VA
Document Number: E8-1762
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is updating the coordinates of the boundaries of the anchorages listed below from the former North American Datum 1927 (NAD 27) standard to the current North American Datum 1983 (NAD 83) standard. These changes will not affect the locations or size of the anchorages on the NOAA charts as published by NOAA. The change simply updates the anchorage positions in our regulations to match the current datum in use on the applicable charts, which are NAD 83.
Safety Zone: Trent River Between New Bern and James City, NC
Document Number: 08-448
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will reinstate a safety zone on the waters of the Trent River between New Bern and James City, North Carolina in the vicinity of the U.S. Route 70 Highway Swing Bridge. This safety zone is necessary to provide for safety of life on navigable waters during the movement of bridge construction equipment from the southern end of the bridge construction project to the northern end of the project.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Isle of Wight Bay (Sinepuxent Bay), Ocean City, MD
Document Number: E8-1567
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the regulations that govern the operation of the U.S. 50 Bridge across the Isle of Wight Bay (Sinepuxent Bay), at mile 0.5, in Ocean City, MD. This closure is necessary 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.
Lower Mississippi River Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E8-1564
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard extends the deadline for applications for membership in the Lower Mississippi River Safety Advisory Committee. This Committee advises and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters relating to navigation safety on the Lower Mississippi River.
Drawbridge Operating Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Algiers Alternate Route), Belle Chasse, LA; Correction
Document Number: E8-1519
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard published in the Federal Register of December 12, 2007, a final rule concerning changes to the operation for the State Route 23 vertical lift bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Algiers Alternate Route), mile 3.8, at Belle Chasse, Louisiana. The document was inadvertently published under the same docket number as a previously published document. This document establishes the assignment of a new docket number for publication of the final rule.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Sunset Beach, NC
Document Number: E8-1476
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the drawbridge operating regulations that govern the S.R. 1172 Bridge, at AIWW mile 337.9, Sunset Beach, NC. This final rule will allow the bridge to open on the hour on signal for pleasure vessels from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. year round. The reason for this change would be to improve the schedule for both roadway and waterway users.
Area Maritime Security Committee, South Texas; Vacancies
Document Number: E8-1473
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership in the Area Maritime Security Committee, South Texas. The Committee assists the Captain of the Port, Corpus Christi, in developing, renewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security plan for their area of responsibility.
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E8-1472
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) and its working groups will meet in Galveston, Texas to discuss waterway improvements, aids to navigation, area projects impacting safety on the Houston Ship Channel, and various other navigation safety matters in the Galveston Bay area. All meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations
Document Number: 08-55502
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Security Zone; Potomac and Anacostia Rivers, Washington, DC and Arlington and Fairfax Counties, VA
Document Number: 08-387
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone, encompassing certain waters of the Potomac River and Anacostia River, for the 2008 State of the Union Address. This action is necessary to safeguard the public and high-ranking public officials from terrorist acts or incidents. This rule prohibits vessels and people from entering the security zone and requires vessels and persons in the security zone to depart the security zone, unless specifically exempt under the provisions in this rule or granted specific permission from the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Baltimore.