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Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies
Document Number: E9-9534
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-27
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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Keweenaw Waterway, Houghton, MI
Document Number: E9-9448
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the U.S. 41 (Sheldon Avenue) Lift Bridge, at Mile 16.0, across the Keweenaw Waterway, in Houghton, MI. Under this temporary deviation, the U.S. 41 (Sheldon Avenue) Lift Bridge will be allowed to remain in the closed- to-navigation position during specific dates and times. The deviation is necessary to perform reconstruction to the city streets that access the U.S. 41 (Sheldon Avenue) Lift Bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Mantua Creek, Paulsboro, NJ
Document Number: E9-9447
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the drawbridge operation regulations of the S.R. 44 Bridge, at mile 1.7, across Mantua Creek at Paulsboro, NJ. This proposal would allow the drawbridge to operate on an advance notice basis year-round. The proposed change would result in more efficient use of the bridge.
2009 Rates for Pilotage on the Great Lakes
Document Number: E9-9432
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to update the rates for pilotage on the Great Lakes by 9.41%, effective August 1, 2009, to generate sufficient revenue to cover allowable expenses, target pilot compensation, and returns on investment. The proposed update reflects an August 1, 2009, increase in benchmark contractual wages and benefits, as well as an increase in the ratio of pilots to ``bridge hours.'' This rulemaking promotes the Coast Guard strategic goal of maritime safety.
Safety Zone; Waters Surrounding Berth 7 at the Port of Oakland, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: E9-9167
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay, CA at Berth 7 at the Port of Oakland during the offloading of the ZHEN HUA 18. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; April to May Naval Underwater Detonation; Northwest Harbor, San Clemente Island, CA
Document Number: E9-9166
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-22
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.
Special Local Regulation; Volvo Ocean Race 2009, Nahant, Boston Harbor, MA
Document Number: E9-9165
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation during the Volvo Ocean Race 2009 In-Port Race to be held on Broad Sound, off Nahant, Massachusetts, on May 9, 2009. This special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This proposed action is intended to restrict vessel traffic before, during and after the race.
Safety Zone; AVI July Fireworks Display; Laughlin, NV
Document Number: E9-9004
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a safety zone on the navigable waters of the lower Colorado River, Laughlin, NV, in support of a fireworks display near the AVI Resort and Casino. 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; Rockets Over the River; Bullhead City, AZ
Document Number: E9-9002
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a safety zone, on the navigable waters of the lower Colorado River, Bullhead City, AZ, in support of a fireworks display fired from the Arizona State Land Base in approximate position 35[deg]09.15' N, 114[deg]34.07' W. 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; Sea World 4th of July Fireworks Display; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-9001
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Sea World 4th of July Fireworks Display. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels 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.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-8975
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC), established as a discretionary committee in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463), will meet in Washington, DC to discuss various issues relating to national maritime security. This meeting will be open to the public in the morning and will be closed to the public in the afternoon.
Safety Zone; Jordan Bridge Demolition, Elizabeth River, Chesapeake and Portsmouth, VA
Document Number: E9-8946
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Elizabeth River in the vicinity of Chesapeake and Portsmouth, VA during demolition of the Jordan Bridge. This action is intended to protect mariners and public property on the Elizabeth River from the hazards associated with bridge demolition.
Safety Zone, Red River, MN
Document Number: E9-8911
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Marine Safety Unit Duluth, MN is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Red River, MN. This safety zone is being established to ensure, to the extent practicable, the safety of the public. The safety zone prohibits individuals from entering all navigable waters of the Red River, in the State of Minnesota, north of a line drawn across latitude 46[deg]20'00'' N, including those portions of the river in Wilkin, Clay, Norman, Polk, Marshall and Kittson counties, extending to the United States-Canada international border.
Safety Zone; Sea World Spring Nights; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-8760
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone, on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Sea World Spring Nights. 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; Red Bull Air Race, Detroit River, Detroit, MI
Document Number: E9-8759
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the Detroit River, Detroit, Michigan. This Zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Detroit River during the Red Bull Air Race. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with air races.
Safety Zone: Gwynn Island 4th of July Fireworks, Piankatank River, Gwynn Island, VA
Document Number: E9-8722
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone on the Piankatank River in the vicinity of Gwynn Island, VA in support of the Gwynn Island 4th of July Fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Piankatank River to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Intracoastal Waterway (ICW); Albany Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: E9-8618
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-15
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 US40-322 Albany Avenue Bridge, at ICW mile 70.0, across Inside Thorofare at Atlantic City, NJ. This deviation is necessary to facilitate traffic control during the Atlantic City Air Show. This deviation will cause the bridge to be maintained in the closed-to- navigation position for a brief period of time.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings
Document Number: E9-8615
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) and its working groups on the Revision of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 04-01, and on the Clarification of Current Licensing Regulations pertaining to Apprentice Mates (Steersmen) will meet in Dania Beach, FL. 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.
Regulated Navigation Areas: Herbert C. Bonner Bridge, Oregon Inlet, NC
Document Number: E9-8610
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary regulated navigation area (RNA) on the waters of Oregon Inlet, North Carolina (NC). The RNA is needed to protect maritime infrastructure and the maritime public during fender repair work on the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)-Reader Requirements
Document Number: E9-8606
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the location for a public meeting to receive comments on an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) entitled Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)Reader Requirements that was published in the Federal Register on March 27, 2009. As stated in that document, the ANPRM discusses the Coast Guard's preliminary thoughts on potential requirements for owners and operators of certain vessels and facilities regulated by the Coast Guard under 33 CFR chapter I, subchapter H, for use of electronic readers designed to work with TWICs as an access control measure.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), Beach Thorofare, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: E9-8493
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the drawbridge operation regulations of the Route 30 Bridge, at ICW mile 67.2, across Beach Thorofare at Atlantic City, NJ. This will allow the drawbridge to open on signal every hour during high transit periods during summer months and operate on an advance notice basis at all other times. The change will result in more efficient use of the bridge.
Safety Zone; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-8492
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay in support of the Fireworks Display. 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Chelsea River, Chelsea and East Boston, MA, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-8305
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-13
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 Chelsea Street Bridge across the Chelsea River, mile 1.2, between Chelsea and East Boston, Massachusetts. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for nine hours to facilitate bridge maintenance. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Belle Chasse, LA
Document Number: E9-8304
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-13
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 Louisiana State Route 23 (LA 23) vertical lift span bridge, also known as the Judge Perez Bridge, across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Algiers Alternate Route), mile 3.8, at Belle Chasse, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for six hours a day for 21 consecutive days in order to perform scheduled maintenance.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Black Warrior River, Eutaw, AL
Document Number: E9-8285
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-13
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 Norfolk Southern Railroad vertical lift span bridge across the Black Warrior River, mile 267.8, at Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for twelve hours in order to perform scheduled maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; LaLoutre Bayou, Yscloskey, LA
Document Number: E9-8271
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its notice of proposed rulemaking concerning the operation of the State Route 46 (LA 46) Bridge across LaLoutre Bayou, mile 22.9, at Yscloskey, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Jamaica Bay, New York, NY, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-8268
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-13
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 May. This deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge track repairs.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Back Bay of Biloxi, Biloxi, MS
Document Number: E9-8267
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-13
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 I-110 bascule span bridge across the Back Bay of Biloxi, mile 3.0, in Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for two (2) two-hour periods daily to facilitate the movement of vehicular traffic.
Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington
Document Number: E9-8266
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces two public meetings to receive comments on the notice of proposed rulemaking entitled ``Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington'' that was published in the Federal Register on February 12, 2009 (74 FR 7022). The Coast Guard is also reopening the period for public comment on that notice of proposed rulemaking.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0097 and 1625-0099
Document Number: E9-8150
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-10
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 two 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 its approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0097, Plan Approval and Records for Marine Engineering Systems46 CFR Subchapter F; and (2) 1625-0099, Requirements for the Use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas and Compressed Natural Gas as Cooking Fuel on Passenger Vessels. 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.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0022, 1625-0093, 1625-0094 and 1625-0095
Document Number: E9-8149
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-10
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 four 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 its approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0022, Application for Tonnage Measurement of Vessels; (2) 1625-0093, Facilities Transferring Oil or Hazardous Materials in BulkLetter of Intent and Operations Manual; (3) 1625-0094, Ships Carrying Bulk Hazardous Liquids; and (4) 1625-0095, Oil and Hazardous Material Pollution Prevention and Safety Records, Equivalents/Alternatives and Exemptions. 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.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)-Reader Requirements
Document Number: E9-8142
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces a public meeting to receive comments on an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) entitled Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)Reader Requirements that was published in the Federal Register on March 27, 2009. As stated in that document, the ANPRM discusses the Coast Guard's preliminary thoughts on potential requirements for owners and operators of certain vessels and facilities regulated by the Coast Guard under 33 CFR chapter I, subchapter H, for use of electronic readers designed to work with TWICs as an access control measure.
Security Zone; West Basin, Port Canaveral Harbor, Cape Canaveral, FL
Document Number: E9-7985
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established a security zone encompassing the navigable waters of the West Basin, Port Canaveral Harbor, Cape Canaveral, Florida. This security zone will be activated 4 hours prior to the scheduled arrival of a cruise ship at the West Basin. It is only enforceable during Maritime Security (MARSEC) Levels 2 and 3 or when there is a specific credible threat during MARSEC Level 1. This security zone will remain activated until the departure of all cruise ships from the West Basin.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: E9-7885
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing 73 permanent safety zones for fireworks displays at various locations within the geographic boundary of the Fifth Coast Guard District. This action is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the hazards posed by fireworks displays. Entry into or movement within these zones during the enforcement periods is prohibited without approval of the appropriate Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Norfolk Tides Post-Game Fireworks Display, Elizabeth River, Norfolk, VA
Document Number: E9-7884
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a temporary safety zone on the Elizabeth River in the vicinity of Harbor Park, Norfolk, VA in support of the post-game fireworks displays over the Elizabeth River. This action will protect the maritime public on the Elizabeth River from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: E9-7667
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) will meet in May 2009 in Savannah, GA, to discuss various issues relating to the safety of navigation. The meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; Ocean Beach Fourth of July Fireworks; Pacific Ocean, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-7666
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Pacific Ocean in support of the Fireworks Radio Network Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Main Street Oceanside Fourth of July Fireworks; Oceanside Harbor, Oceanside, CA
Document Number: E9-7665
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters near Oceanside Harbor in support of the Main Street Oceanside Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Big Bay Fourth of July Fireworks; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-7664
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the San Diego Bay in support of the Big Bay July Fourth Show to Benefit the San Diego Armed Services YMCA. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Mission Bay Yacht Club Fourth of July Fireworks; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-7660
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Mission Bay Yacht Club Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Paradise Point Fourth of July Fireworks; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-7659
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Paradise Point Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; City of Chula Vista Fourth of July Fireworks; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-7658
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the San Diego Bay in support of the City of Chula Vista Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Houma Navigation Canal, Mile 36.0, at Houma, Terrebonne Parish, LA
Document Number: E9-7528
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-03
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 SR 661 Swing Bridge across the Houma Navigation Canal, mile 36.0, in Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to replace the wedge assemblies on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed during daytime hours with three approved openings and remain in the open-to-navigation position at night for the passage of vessels.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Merrimack River, MA, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-7400
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-02
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 Hines Memorial (Main Street) Bridge across the Merrimack River at mile 5.8, between Amesbury and Newburyport, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain closed for six weeks.
Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York and Vicinity
Document Number: E9-7357
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document supplements the Coast Guard's May 2008 proposal to amend the existing special anchorage area at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, at the junction of the Raritan River and Arthur Kill. The proposed amendment is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide for a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length. This supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking provides updated coordinates for the proposed amendment and revises the proposed use limitations.
Safety Zone; Underwater Object, Massachusetts Bay, MA
Document Number: E9-7260
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the duration of a temporary safety zone surrounding the fishing vessel PATRIOT located approximately 17 miles northeast of Scituate, Massachusetts in Massachusetts Bay. This action is necessary to ensure that vessels are not endangered by conducting dredging, diving, salvage, anchoring, fishing or other activities in this area. This temporary rulemaking is needed to protect the environment, the commercial fishing industry, and the general public from potential hazards associated with the underwater object.
Safety Zone; Captain of the Port Zone Jacksonville; Offshore Cape Canaveral, FL
Document Number: E9-7259
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing four safety zones to protect infrastructure and marine traffic from the hazards associated with recurring space vehicle launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS). The safety zones extend from the shoreline to points approximately 12 nautical miles offshore and will only be activated and enforced during pre-launch hours and terminate approximately 15 minutes after a successful launch. In addition to protecting marine traffic from the hazards associated with the launching of space vehicles, the regulation will expedite notification to the public of such launches and also reduce the administrative workload of the Coast Guard.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Jay Jay, FL
Document Number: E9-7258
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
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 June 30, 2009; all other times the bridge will continue to operate in accordance with 33 CFR 117.261(j).
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Chelsea River, Chelsea and East Boston, MA
Document Number: E9-7257
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
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 P.J. McArdle Bridge across the Chelsea River, mile 0.3, between Chelsea and East Boston, Massachusetts. This deviation is necessary to facilitate the Chelsea River Revel and 5K Road Race. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position during the running of the 5K Road Race and for the remainder of the Chelsea River Revel. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
Safety Zone; Barge BDL235, Pago Pago Harbor, American Samoa
Document Number: E9-7116
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a temporary 100-foot (30.5 meter) radius safety zone around the 142 foot Barge BDL235 while it is performing operations in and around the CHEHALIS wreck. The wreck's approximate position is 14[deg]16.52[min] S, 170[deg]40.56[min] W and centered about 350 feet north of the fuel dock in Pago Pago Harbor, American Samoa. The safety zone is necessary to protect other vessels and the general public from hazards associated with dive operations.