Coast Guard 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Local Regulation; Ironman 70.3 California; Oceanside Harbor, Oceanside, CA
Document Number: E9-30936
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes temporary Special Local Regulation within the navigable waters of Oceanside Harbor for the Ironman 70.3 California. This temporary Special Local Regulation is necessary to provide safety for the swimmers, crew, spectators, vessels and other users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this Special Local Regulation unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Regulated Navigation Areas; Port of Portland Terminal 4, Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: E9-30935
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes the establishment of two Regulated Navigation Areas (RNA) at the Port of Portland Terminal 4 on the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. The RNAs are necessary to preserve the integrity of engineered sediment caps placed within Slip 3 and Wheeler Bay at the Portland Harbor Superfund Site as part of a removal action at that site. The RNAs will do so by prohibiting activities that could disturb or damage the engineered sediment caps in that area.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Inner Harbor Navigational Canal, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: E9-30931
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Danziger lift span bridge across the Inner Harbor Navigational Canal, mile 3.1, at New Orleans, LA. The deviation is necessary to remove and install the roller guide assemblies on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed at two different points of time during the bridge repairs project.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Knights Landing, CA
Document Number: E9-30918
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-30
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 Knights Landing Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 90.1, at Knights Landing, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner, California Department of Transportation, to paint portions of the drawbridge. This deviation allows the bridge owner to operate the double leaf bascule bridge in single leaf mode during the deviation period.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel MICHAEL G MCCALL
Document Number: E9-30934
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel MICHAEL G MCCALL as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel CHERAMIE BOTRUC NO. 41
Document Number: E9-30933
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel CHERAMIE BOTRUC NO. 41 as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel INFANT JESUS OF PRAGUE
Document Number: E9-30932
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel INFANT JESUS OF PRAGUE as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Crew Boat SYBIL GRAHAM
Document Number: E9-30930
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel SYBIL GRAHAM as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Safety Zone; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Oak Island, NC
Document Number: E9-30718
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway at Oak Island, North Carolina. All vessels are prohibited from transiting the zone near the second crossing to Oak Island, North Carolina except as specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port or a designated representative. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of mariners on navigable waters during the installation of bridge girders at the new high-level fixed highway bridge at the second crossing to Oak Island, North Carolina.
Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act-2009 Implementation
Document Number: E9-30493
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is adjusting fines and other civil monetary penalties to reflect the impact of inflation. These adjustments are made in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996.
Quarterly Listings; Safety Zones, Security Zones, Special Local Regulations, and Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Correction
Document Number: E9-30492
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard published a notice in the Federal Register on November 27, 2009 (74 FR 62239), providing required notice of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard and temporarily effective between March 2005 and November 2008, that expired before they could be published in the Federal Register. That notice inadvertently listed incorrect documents numbers in its table. This document corrects the table by replacing the notice in its entirety.
Safety Zones: Fireworks Displays in the Captain of the Port, Portland Zone
Document Number: E9-30491
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing several safety zones in the Captain of the Port Portland, Oregon zone for annual fireworks displays that take place around the 4th of July each year. The safety zones are necessary to help ensure the safety of the maritime public during the events and will do so by prohibiting all persons and vessels from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Portland, Oregon or his/her designated representatives.
Notification of Arrival in U.S. Ports; Certain Dangerous Cargoes
Document Number: E9-30347
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On December 16, 2005, the Coast Guard published an interim rule that defined ``certain dangerous cargo residue'' (CDC residue). After reviewing comments on the interim rule, the Coast Guard proposes to change that definition to include certain bulk liquids and liquefied gases in residue quantities. Based on changes to the CDC residue definition, the Coast Guard also proposes to revise the definition of ``certain dangerous cargo.'' Additionally, the Coast Guard intends to adopt changes made to 33 CFR part 104 and 105 by the 2005 interim rule.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bonfouca Bayou, Slidell, LA
Document Number: E9-29750
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the regulation governing the operation of the State Route (SR) 433 Swing Span Bridge across Bonfouca Bayou, mile 7.0, at Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LDOTD) requested that the operating regulation of the SR 433 Swing Span Bridge be changed in order to allow for signaled openings to begin later in the mornings and later in the evenings during the months of daylight savings time. This change allows the bridge to open on signal, except that from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m., from March 1 through October 30, the draw shall open on signal if at least two hours' notice is given. From November 1 through February 28 or 29, the bridge will revert to the two-hour notice requirement from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Recreational Boating Safety Projects, Programs and Activities Funded Under Provisions of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
Document Number: E9-30070
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In 1999, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century made $5 million available to the Secretary of Homeland Security for payment per year of Coast Guard expenses for personnel and activities directly related to coordinating and carrying out the national recreational boating safety program. In 2005, the law was amended, and the amount was increased to $5.5 million. The Coast Guard is publishing this notice to satisfy a requirement of the Act that a detailed accounting of the projects, programs, and activities funded under the national recreational boating safety program provision of the Act be published annually in the Federal Register. In this notice, we have specified the amount of monies the Coast Guard has committed, obligated, or expended during fiscal year 2009, as of September 30, 2009.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Jamaica Bay, New York, NY, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-29970
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-17
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 Beach Channel Railroad Bridge at mile 6.7, across Jamaica Bay, at New York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation the Beach Channel Railroad Bridge may remain in the closed position for two weekends in December. This deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance repairs.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Grassy Sound Channel, Middle Township, NJ
Document Number: E9-29749
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Grassy Sound Channel Bridge (County Route 619), mile 1.0, at Middle Township, NJ. The deviation restricts the operation of the draw span to facilitate the cleaning and painting of the structure.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Franklin Canal, Franklin, LA
Document Number: E9-29748
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the regulation governing the operation of the Chatsworth Road Swing Span Bridge across the Franklin Canal, mile 4.8, at Franklin, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. The St. Mary Parish Government requested that the operating regulation of the Chatsworth Road swing span bridge be changed in order for the bridge not to have to be continuously manned by a draw tender. This change allows the bridge to remain unmanned during most of the day by requiring a one-hour notice for an opening of the draw between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m., during which time the bridge normally opens on signal.
Amendment to the List of MARPOL Annex V Special Areas That Are Currently in Effect To Add the Gulfs and Mediterranean Sea Special Areas
Document Number: E9-29747
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
By this final rule, the Coast Guard amends the list of special areas in effect under Annex V of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978, as amended, (MARPOL) to include the Gulfs and Mediterranean Sea special areas. The current list of special areas in effect is now outdated because it does not list these two special areas. The Coast Guard must update its regulations to harmonize its list of special areas with MARPOL Annex V. This rule will correct the list of special areas in effect to provide accurate information to the public.
Safety Zone; San Diego Parade of Lights Fireworks; San Diego Bay, CA
Document Number: E9-29489
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a safety zone upon the navigable waters of San Diego Bay in San Diego, CA in support of the San Diego Parade of Lights Fireworks. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other 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 and Security Zone, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: E9-29417
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety and security zone on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal (CSSC) near Romeoville, IL. This temporary final rule is intended to restrict all vessels from transiting the navigable waters of the CSSC. The safety and security zone is necessary to protect the waters, waterway users and vessels from hazards associated with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) electrical dispersal barrier and for the preparation and safe application of a fish toxicant during a period of time when the barrier will be disabled to conduct maintenance.
Safety Zone, Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E9-29416
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor from December 4, 2009, through January 1, 2010. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. This rule will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
Port Access Route Study: Off San Francisco, CA
Document Number: E9-29415
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to evaluate the continued applicability of and the need for modifications to current vessel routing measures in the approaches to San Francisco. The goal of the study is to help reduce the risk of marine casualties and increase the efficiency of vessel traffic in the study area. The recommendations of the study may lead to future rulemaking action or appropriate international agreements.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bullards Ferry Bridge, Coquille River, Bandon, OR
Document Number: E9-29414
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily modify the drawbridge operation regulation for the U.S. Highway 101 Bullards Ferry Bridge that crosses over the Coquille River at mile 3.5 near Bandon, Oregon so that the vertical lift span would not need to open for ten months while the bridge is being painted. The proposed rule is necessary to ensure that the painting operation will not be disrupted by bridge openings. The bridge has not had to be opened for a vessel in seven years.
Security and Safety Zone; Cruise Ship Protection, Elliott Bay and Pier-91, Seattle, WA
Document Number: E9-29355
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is adopting the subject interim rule published in the Federal Register August 20, 2009, as a final rule without change. Due to the physical location of Pier 91, Large Passenger Cruise Vessels are required to maneuver near a prominent marina frequented by a large recreational vessel community and near other numerous large commercial fishing vessels located at adjacent piers, posing a high safety and security risk when Large Passenger Cruise Vessels are entering and departing the cruise terminal. Due to the inherent safety and security risks associated with the movement of a cruise ship into or out of this especially tight berth at Pier 91, coupled with the large recreational boating community and commercial traffic in the area, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Puget Sound finds it necessary to enact these safety and security zones.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chambers Creek, Steilacoom, WA, Schedule Change
Document Number: E9-29128
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the drawbridge operation regulation for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Bridge across Chambers Creek, mile 0.0, at Steilacoom, Washington, so that two-hour notice would be required for openings from 3:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. every day. Openings at all other times would be on signal. The proposed rule is necessary to reduce the bridge staffing requirements during periods of infrequent openings.
Random Drug Testing Rate for Covered Crewmembers
Document Number: E9-29127
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has set the calendar year 2010 minimum random drug testing rate at 50 percent of covered crewmembers.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Dunedin, FL
Document Number: E9-29126
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-08
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 Dunedin Causeway bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 141.9, at Dunedin, FL. The deviation is necessary to facilitate rehabilitation of the bascule leaves of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to conduct single leaf operations while repairs are conducted with a three hour notice for double leaf operations.
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-29125
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces a Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee (GLPAC) meeting and seeks applications to fill two vacancies on the 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.
Safety Zone; Chimes and Lights Fireworks Display, Port Orchard, WA
Document Number: E9-29124
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Port Orchard, WA during the Chimes and Lights fireworks display. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of recreational and commercial boaters in the area during the fireworks show on December 5, 2009. Entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or Designated Representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Bradenton Beach, FL
Document Number: E9-28909
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-04
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 Cortez bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 87.4, at Bradenton Beach, FL. The deviation is necessary to facilitate repairs of the bascule leaves of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to conduct single-leaf operations while repairs are conducted. A two hour notice for double leaf operations will be required.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Automated and Remotely Operated Bridges
Document Number: E9-28908
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, is identifying all remotely operated or automated drawbridges in his area of responsibility in subpart B of this part. This rule identifies all the remotely operated or automated drawbridges in this district that currently open on signal to navigation. This rule does not revise the operating schedule or conditions for any of the identified drawbridges.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chehalis River, Aberdeen, WA, Schedule Change
Document Number: E9-28907
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the drawbridge operation regulation for the U.S. Highway 101 bascule bridge across the Chehalis River, mile 0.1, at Aberdeen, Washington, so that one-hour notice would be required at all times. The change is necessary to allow the bridge owner to reduce the staffing requirements of the bridge in light of the infrequent openings requested for the bridge.
Shipping; Vessel Inspections; Technical and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: E9-28473
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule makes a non-substantive change to the definition of ``ferry'' in 46 CFR. The purpose of this rule is to incorporate into Coast Guard regulations the statutory definition of ``ferry'' found at 46 U.S.C. 2101(10)(b), as amended by the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2006. This rule will have no substantive effect on ferry vessel owners or operators or other members of the public.
Southern California Annual Marine Events
Document Number: E9-28719
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation in 33 CFR 100.1101 for the San Diego Christmas Boat Parade of Lights on the San Diego Bay from 5:30 p.m. through 8 p.m. on December 13, 2009, and from 5:30 p.m. through 8 p.m. on December 20, 2009. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, and other vessels and users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, no spectators shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated area, unless cleared for such entry by or through an official patrol vessel.
Merchant Mariner Credential Medical Evaluation Report (CG-719 K) and the Merchant Mariner Evaluation of Fitness for Entry Level Ratings (CG-719 K/E)
Document Number: E9-28718
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The purpose of this notice is to announce the availability of the final version of the Merchant Mariner Credential Medical Evaluation Report (CG-719 K) and the Merchant Mariner Evaluation of Fitness for Entry Level Ratings (CG-719 K/E) forms. These forms will be used to facilitate obtaining objective medical information, which will assist the Coast Guard in making accurate and timely fit-for-duty determinations in order to reduce maritime safety risks.
Safety Zone; San Clemente Island Northwest Harbor December and January Training; Northwest Harbor, San Clemente Island, CA
Document Number: E9-28714
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Northwest Harbor of San Clemente Island in support of the Naval Underwater Detonation. This safety zone is necessary to ensure non-authorized personnel and vessels remain safe by keeping clear of the hazardous area during the training activity. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Victoria Barge Canal, Bloomington, Texas
Document Number: E9-28704
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) Vertical Lift Span Bridge across the Victoria Barge Canal, mile 29.4 at Bloomington, Victoria County, Texas. The deviation is necessary to allow for replacement of the steel lift cables of the draw span.
Notice of Enforcement for Special Local Regulation; Mission Bay Parade of Lights; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-28703
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Mission Bay Parade of Lights Special Local Regulation on Mission Bay, CA from 5 p.m. through 10 p.m. on 12 December 2009. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels of the race, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, no spectators shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated area during the effective dates and times, unless cleared for such entry by or through an official patrol vessel.
Safety Zone; Naval Training December 2009 and January 2010; San Clemente Island, CA
Document Number: E9-28656
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Pacific Ocean at the north end of San Clemente Island in support of Naval Live Fire Training. This safety zone is necessary to ensure non-authorized personnel and vessels remain safe by keeping clear of the hazardous area during the training activity. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Sunset Beach, NC
Document Number: E9-28491
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway at Sunset Beach, North Carolina. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of mariners on navigable waters during the installation of bridge girders at the new high-level fixed highway bridge at Sunset Beach, North Carolina.
Quarterly Listings; Safety Zones, Security Zones, Special Local Regulations, and Drawbridge Operation Regulations
Document Number: E9-28365
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides required notice of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard and temporarily effective between March 2005 and November 2008, that expired before they could be published in the Federal Register. This notice lists temporary safety zones, security zones, special local regulations, and drawbridge operation regulations, all of limited duration and for which timely publication in the Federal Register was not possible.
Security Zones; Brazos River, Freeport, TX
Document Number: E9-28185
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-11-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish four permanent security zones in the Brazos River in Freeport, Texas. This security zone is needed to protect vessels, waterfront facilities, and surrounding areas from destruction, loss, or injury caused by terrorism, sabotage, subversive acts, accidents, or incidents of a similar nature. Entry into this zone will be prohibited except by permission of the Captain of the Port Houston-Galveston.
Safety and Security Zone, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: E9-28183
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety and security zones on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal (CSSC) near Romeoville, IL. This temporary final rule is intended to restrict all vessels from transiting the navigable waters of the CSSC. The safety and security zones are necessary to protect the waters, waterway users and vessels from hazards associated with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) electrical dispersal barrier and for the preparation and safe application of a fish toxicant during a period of time when the barrier will be disabled to conduct maintenance.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number: 1625-0100
Document Number: E9-28082
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-23
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), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0100, Advance Notice of Vessel Arrival. 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.
Notification of the Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States, Madagascar
Document Number: E9-27876
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving to the United States from Madagascar, with the exception of vessels arriving from the port of Toamasina (also known as Tamatave).
Safety Zones; Blasting and Dredging Operations and Movement of Explosives, Columbia River, Portland to St. Helens, OR
Document Number: E9-27725
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones on the Columbia River to help ensure the safety of the maritime public during blasting and dredging operations taking place near St. Helens, Oregon as well as the movement of explosives for those operations from Portland, Oregon to the work site. The first temporary safety zone is a fixed zone around the area where the blasting and dredging operations will be taking place near St. Helens, Oregon. The second temporary safety zone is a moving zone around the barge KRS 200-6 at any time that it has explosives onboard.
Implementation of the 1995 Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978
Document Number: E9-27639
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-11-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces a series of public meetings to receive comments on a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ``Implementation of the 1995 Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978'' that published in the Federal Register on November 17, 2009. As stated in that document, the proposed amendments seek to more fully incorporate the requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (STCW Convention), as well as the Seafarer's Training, Certification and Watchkeeping Code (STCW Code) in the requirements for the credentialing of United States merchant mariners.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Three Mile Slough, Rio Vista, CA
Document Number: E9-27638
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-18
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 California Route 160 Drawbridge across Three Mile Slough, mile 0.1, near Rio Vista, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow Caltrans to conduct drawbridge maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the maintenance period.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel TERREL TIDE
Document Number: E9-27637
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel TERREL TIDE as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.