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Safety Zone: Robert Moses Causeway Bridge State Boat Channel, Captree, NY
Document Number: E8-22416
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the State Boat Channel surrounding the Robert Moses Causeway located in Captree, New York. This safety zone is necessary to protect vessels transiting the area from hazards imposed by construction barges and equipment. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound, New Haven, CT.
Safety Zone: Port of Ponce, Puerto Rico
Document Number: E8-22410
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established both moving and fixed safety zones around all vessels carrying Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargo in the waters of the Caribbean Sea and Bahia de Ponce, Puerto Rico. This rule is necessary to protect the public by minimizing the chance of collisions of vessels carrying this inherently dangerous and highly volatile material. This rule requires vessel traffic to maintain a safe distance from LNG vessels operating near or moored in Ponce, Puerto Rico.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0040
Document Number: E8-22247
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-23
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 a revision of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0040, Continuous Discharge Book, Application, Physical Exam Report, Sea Service Report, Chemical Testing, Entry Level Physical. Before submitting this ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Security Zone; Port of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Document Number: E8-22242
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish moving and fixed security zones around cruise ships entering, departing, mooring or anchoring at the Port of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. This proposed regulation is necessary to protect cruise ships operating in this port. All vessels, with the exception of servicing pilot boat and assisting tug boats, would be prohibited from entering the security zones without the express permission of the Captain of the Port San Juan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; IJSBA World Finals; Colorado River, Lake Havasu City, AZ
Document Number: E8-22239
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of Lake Havasu on the lower Colorado River in support of the IJSBA World Finals. This 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.
Safety Zone; Neptune Festival, Atlantic Ocean, Virginia Beach, VA
Document Number: E8-22237
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 420-foot radius safety zone on the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of the 14th Street Fishing Pier, Virginia Beach, Virginia, in support of the Neptune Festival Fireworks event. This action is intended to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays by restricting vessel traffic movement in the vicinity of the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Nassau County, NY, Maintenance
Document Number: E8-22156
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Loop Parkway Bridge, mile 0.7, across Long Creek, Nassau County, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for three hours on two days to facilitate bridge maintenance.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0073
Document Number: E8-22155
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-23
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: 1625-0073, Alteration of Unreasonable Obstructive Bridges. Before submitting this ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Security Zone; Escorted Vessels, Savannah, GA, Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: E8-22138
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is adopting a security zone interim rule published in July 2008 as a final rule. This rule creates a security zone around any vessel escorted by one or more Coast Guard, State, or local law enforcement assets on the navigable waters of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone, Savannah, Georgia. This action is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and facilities from sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other events of a similar nature. No vessel or person will be allowed in this zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Milwaukee River Challenge, Milwaukee River, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: E8-22128
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Milwaukee River, Milwaukee, WI. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Milwaukee River during the Milwaukee River Challenge on September 20, 2008. This temporary safety zone will establish restrictions upon, and control the movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the regatta.
Temporary Safety Zone; Wreckage of the M/V NEW CARISSA, Pacific Ocean 3 Nautical Miles North of the Entrance to Coos Bay, OR
Document Number: E8-21886
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Pacific Ocean encompassed in the 1,000 yard radius surrounding the wreckage of the M/V NEW CARISSA located 3 nautical miles north of the entrance to Coos Bay, Oregon. The Captain of the Port Portland is taking this action to safeguard individuals and vessels involved in a salvage operation involving the M/V NEW CARISSA. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Jay Jay, FL
Document Number: E8-21891
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-18
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 NASA Railroad bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 876.6, at Jay Jay, FL. The deviation is necessary to perform rehabilitation work on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to not open to vessel traffic from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday except Federal holidays until October 19, 2008. All other times the bridge will continue to operate in accordance with 33 CFR 117.261(j).
Financial Responsibility for Water Pollution (Vessels) and OPA 90 Limits of Liability (Vessels and Deepwater Ports)
Document Number: E8-21554
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending the regulatory requirements, under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, for vessel operators (as defined in the rule) to establish and maintain evidence of financial responsibility. The amendments ensure that the amounts of financial responsibility that must be demonstrated by vessel operators are consistent with recent statutory increases, and future mandated increases, to the limits of liability under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. The amendments also implement changes in the Coast Guard's administration of the certificate of financial responsibility program, and clarify the current rule.
Safety Zone; St. Croix Coral Reef Swim, Buck Island Channel, USVI
Document Number: E8-21555
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone on the navigable waters of Buck Island Channel, St. Croix, USVI. This proposed regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of participants, marine spectators, and recreational and professional mariner traffic during the St. Croix Coral Reef Swim event. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within the waters where the event will be held unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) San Juan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Potomac River, National Harbor, MD
Document Number: E8-21551
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone upon specified waters of the Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during a fireworks display launched from a discharge barge located at National Harbor, in Prince Georges County, Maryland. This safety zone is intended to protect the maritime public in a portion of the Potomac River.
Safety Zone; Agat Bay and Outer Apra Harbor, GU
Document Number: E8-21549
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the waters of Agat Bay and Outer Apra Harbor, Guam. The zone will encompass two distinct areas, each area bounded by a circle with a 300-meter radius on the surface and a 2750-meter radius underwater, centered at 13[deg]23[min]00[sec] N and 144[deg]35[min]00[sec] E (NAD 1983) and 13[deg]27[min]42[sec] N and 144[deg]38[min]30[sec] E (NAD 1983) respectively. This safety zone is necessary to protect mariners who would otherwise transit or be within the affected area from possible safety hazards associated with an underwater detonation operation. Entry of persons or vessels into this temporary safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Hempstead, NY, Maintenance
Document Number: E8-21361
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-12
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 Wantagh State Parkway Bridge across Sloop Channel at mile 15.4, at Jones Beach, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may operate on a limited operating schedule for three months to facilitate the completion of bridge construction.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR, Schedule Change
Document Number: E8-21360
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the drawbridge operation regulation for the Broadway and Burnside Bridges across the Willamette River, mile 11.7, in Portland, Oregon so that one-hour notice would be required from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and two-hour notice at all other times. The Broadway Bridge would be deleted as a point of contact for upstream vessels, leaving the Hawthorne Bridge as the point of contact for both upstream and downstream travel directions.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Harlem River, New York City, NY, Maintenance
Document Number: E8-21358
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-12
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 Triborough (125 Street) Bridge across the Chelsea River, mile 1.3, at New York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for four months to facilitate bridge maintenance. A three-week advance notice for openings will be available to allow vessel traffic that can not pass under the closed draw to transit.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License
Document Number: E8-21218
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document informs owners and operators of facilities located within Captain of the Port Zones Hampton Roads, Morgan City, New Orleans, Upper Mississippi River, Miami, Key West, and St. Petersburg that they must implement access control procedures utilizing TWIC no later than January 13, 2009.
Safety Zone; Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: E8-21223
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Milwaukee Harbor Safety Zone in Milwaukee Harbor from 8:30 p.m. through 8:45 p.m. on September 29, 2008. This action is necessary to protect vessels and people from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This safety zone will restrict vessel traffic from portions of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone.
Training and Service Requirements for Merchant Marine Officers
Document Number: E8-21118
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard amends certain regulations relating to mariner training and service. These regulatory changes remove the expiration date of the radar-observer endorsement from the merchant mariner's license, allow for an apprentice mate of towing vessels to reduce sea- service time for mate (pilot) of towing vessels by completing additional approved training, and provide an alternate path to mate (pilot) of towing vessels for master of steam or motor vessels of any tonnage that is 200 GRT or less. These changes are intended and expected to eliminate confusion and provide alternate training and service requirements for mate (pilot) of towing vessels.
Safety Zone; Gulf of Mexico-Johns Pass, FL
Document Number: E8-20481
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Johns Pass, Florida while construction operations are being conducted. This rule is necessary to ensure the safety of the workers and mariners on the navigable waters of the United States. No person or vessel may anchor, moor, or transit the Regulated Area without permission of the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg, Florida.
Security Zone; Potomac River, Boundary Channel and Pentagon Lagoon, Washington, DC
Document Number: E8-20659
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone encompassing certain waters of the Potomac River. This action is necessary to prevent terrorist acts and incidents immediately before, during and after a dedication ceremony held at The Pentagon on September 11, 2008. 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.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: E8-20482
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC) will meet in Washington, DC to discuss various issues relating to national maritime security. This meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone: Wantagh Parkway 2 Bridge over the Goose Creek Channel, Town of Hempstead, NY
Document Number: E8-20480
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Goose Creek Channel surrounding the Wantagh Parkway 2 Bridge located in the Town of Hempstead, New York. This safety zone is necessary to protect vessels transiting in the area from hazards imposed by construction barges and equipment. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Long Island Sound, New Haven, CT.
Collection of Information under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0028, 1625-0034, and 1625-0043
Document Number: E8-20479
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-04
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 three Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of their approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0028, Course Approval and Records for Merchant Marine Training Schools; (2) 1625- 0034, Ships' Stores Certification for Hazardous Materials Aboard Ships, and (3) 1625-0043, Ports and Waterways SafetyTitle 33 CFR Subchapter P. 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.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier East, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E8-20363
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier East Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor on September 30, 2008. 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Plaquemine Brule Bayou, Midland, LA
Document Number: E8-20362
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the published drawbridge operation regulation for the draw of the Union Pacific railroad bridge across Plaquemine Brule Bayou, mile 5.1, at Midland, LA. It has been determined that this bridge no longer exists. Since the bridge no longer exists, the regulation controlling the opening and closing of the bridge is no longer necessary.
Safety Zone; Waters Surrounding S/V FALLS OF CLYDE, HI
Document Number: E8-20361
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary 500-yard moving safety zone around the S/V FALLS OF CLYDE and her tow vessel(s) during transit within the Honolulu Captain of the Port Zone. The safety zone is established at the request of the Hawaii Maritime Center to protect vessels and persons from approaching too close to the dead-ship tow of the S/V FALLS OF CLYDE. Entry of persons or vessels into this temporary safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Patchogue Bay, Patchogue, NY
Document Number: E8-20360
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone for the Patchogue Grand Prix, a power boat race on Patchogue Bay off of Patchogue, New York. The safety zone provides for safety of navigation for the maritime public viewing and transiting near the power boat race. This safety zone is necessary to protect the maritime community from the hazards inherent with a power boat race, namely, a collision and loss of control of the power boats participating in this event. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound.
Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
Document Number: E8-20308
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce two local regulations for annual regattas and marine parades in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone. The ``Detroit Belle Isle Gran Prix'' regulated area will be enforced from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on August 29, 30, and 31, 2008. ``The Old Club Cannonade'' regulated area will be enforced from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on October 18, 2008. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the regulated areas without permission of the Captain of the Port or the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Petaluma River, Petaluma, CA
Document Number: E8-19991
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-28
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 ``D'' Street Drawbridge across the Petaluma River, mile 13.7, at Petaluma, CA. The deviation is necessary to conduct maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License
Document Number: E8-19990
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document informs owners and operators of facilities located within Captain of the Port Zones Baltimore, Delaware Bay, Mobile, Lower Mississippi River, Ohio Valley, Pittsburgh, and San Diego that they must implement access control procedures utilizing TWIC no later than December 30, 2008.
Safety Zone: Christmas Holiday Boat Parade Fireworks Event, Appomattox River, Hopewell, VA
Document Number: E8-19988
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-08-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a safety zone on the Appomattox River in the vicinity of Hopewell, VA in support of the Christmas Holiday Boat Parade Fireworks Event. This action will protect the maritime public on the Appomattox River from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: E8-19894
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the enforcement period for special local regulations during the ``Cambridge Offshore Challenge'', a marine event held annually on the waters of Choptank River near Cambridge, Maryland. 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 Choptank River during the event.
Security Zone: Rocket Launch, NASA Wallops Flight Facility (WFF), Wallops Island, VA
Document Number: E8-19739
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U. S. Coast Guard is establishing a security zone extending 12 nautical miles offshore from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) Pad 0B launch complex for the launch of a large suborbital test rocket by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The NASA rocket launch is scheduled to occur between 2 a.m. and 4 p.m. on August 21, 2008, on Wallops Island, VA. If the launch is postponed because of inclement weather or technical difficulties, it will be attempted between 2 a.m. and 4 p.m. on each subsequent day after August 21, 2008, until the launch takes place or until 4 p.m. August 30, 2008. After August 30, 2008, the rule will no longer be in effect. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of persons and property, and to prevent terrorist acts or incidents on U.S. navigable waters during the rocket launch. 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.
Public Meeting on Amendments to the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) Convention
Document Number: E8-19711
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) will hold a public meeting on issues related to proposed amendments to the Convention of the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO). Background documentation may be found on the Department of State's Web site: http://www.state.gov/e/eeb/cip/imso/.
Safety Zone; American Music Festival; Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach, VA
Document Number: E8-19533
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 420-foot radius safety zone on the Chesapeake Bay in the vicinity of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, VA in support of the American Music Festival Fireworks event. This action is intended to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays by restricting vessel traffic movement in the vicinity of the event.
Special Local Regulation; U.S. Nationals Waterski Racing Championship; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E8-19532
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the U.S. Nationals Waterski Racing Championship special local regulation on Mission Bay from 8 a.m. on October 10, 2008 through 5 p.m. on October 12, 2008. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the special local regulation without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Oregon Symphony Celebration Fireworks Display, Portland, OR
Document Number: E8-19531
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the ``Oregon Symphony Celebration Fireworks Display safety zone on the Willamette River''; from 8:30 p.m. through 11:30 p.m. on August 28, 2008. This action is necessary to provide a safe display for the public and to keep them clear of the fall out area of the fireworks. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port Portland or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), Barnegat Bay, Seaside Heights, NJ
Document Number: E8-19530
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the drawbridge operation regulations of the S37 Bridge, at ICW mile 14.1, across Barnegat Bay at Seaside Heights, NJ. This proposal would allow the drawbridge to operate on an advance notice basis during specific times of the year. The proposed change would result in more efficient use of the bridge during months of infrequent transit.
Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E8-19527
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-22
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.
Dry Cargo Residue Discharges in the Great Lakes
Document Number: E8-19525
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) which provides an assessment of the potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed regulation of residue resulting from the shipping of dry cargo on the Great Lakes. We request your comments on the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS).
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Meetings
Document Number: E8-19524
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet in Nashville, TN, to discuss various issues relating to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. These meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, Chesapeake, VA
Document Number: E8-19317
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-20
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 Gilmerton (U.S. 13/460) Lift Bridge, at AIWW mile 5.8, across the Elizabeth River (Southern Branch) in Chesapeake, VA. This deviation is necessary to facilitate structural repairs and allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation during the specified dates and times to facilitate structural repairs.
Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships
Document Number: E8-19307
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On April 29, 2008, we published a final rule entitled ``Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships'' (LRIT). In it we noted that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) had not yet approved a collection of information, ``Enhanced Maritime Domain Awareness via Electronic Transmission of Vessel Transit Data,'' associated with the LRIT rule. This document provides notice that on August 12, 2008, OMB approved the referenced collection of information associated with the LRIT final rule.
Special Anchorage Area “A”, Boston Harbor, MA
Document Number: E8-19267
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to increase the size of the Boston Inner Harbor Special Anchorage Area ``A'' at the entrance to Fort Point Channel in Boston Harbor, Boston, MA at the request of the Boston Harbormaster and the Boston Harbor Yacht Club. This action will provide additional anchorage space and provide a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length.