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National Boating Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2010-10949
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC). This Council advises the Coast Guard on recreational boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters.
Safety Zones; Marine Events Within the Captain of the Port Sector Northern New England Area of Responsibility
Document Number: 2010-10948
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing eight safety zones for marine events within the Captain of the Port Sector Northern New England area of responsibility for regattas, power boat races, parades, and fireworks displays. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the events. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Northern New England.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Mermentau River, Mermentau, LA
Document Number: 2010-10947
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-10
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 Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad swing span bridge across the Mermentau River, mile 68.0, at Mermentau, Acadia and Jefferson Davis Parishes, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to replace the top flanges on four floor beams. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for ten days.
Regulated Navigation Area: Red Bull Air Race World Championship, Upper New York Bay, Lower Hudson River, NJ and NY
Document Number: 2010-10946
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary regulated navigation area on the navigable waters of the lower Hudson River and Upper New York Bay in the vicinity of Liberty State Park, New Jersey and Ellis Island, New Jersey and New York for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, an event scheduled to be held over water. This regulation is necessary to protect participants and spectators from the hazards associated with air races. This proposed action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the lower Hudson River and Upper New York Bay during the event.
Safety Zone; KFOG Kaboom, Fireworks Display, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2010-10772
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters in San Francisco Bay in San Francisco, CA, in support of the KFOG Kaboom Fireworks Display. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Changes to Standard Numbering System, Vessel Identification System, and Boating Accident Report Database
Document Number: 2010-10723
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its rules related to numbering of undocumented vessels and reporting of casualties. These changes would align and modernize terminology used in the Standard Numbering System (SNS), the Vessel Identification System (VIS), and casualty reporting; require validation of vessel hull identification numbers; require SNS vessel owners to provide personally identifiable information; and provide administrative flexibility for States. Together, the proposed changes would improve recreational boating safety efforts, enhance law enforcement capabilities, advance maritime security, and clarify requirements for all stakeholders.
Safety Zone; Tri-City Water Follies Hydroplane Races Practice Sessions, Columbia River, Kennewick, WA
Document Number: 2010-10613
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Columbia River in Kennewick, Washington for hydroplane race practice sessions being held in preparation for the Tri-City Water Follies Hydroplane Races. The safety zone is necessary to help ensure the safety of the practice session participants as well as the maritime public and will do so by prohibiting all persons and vessels from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Pittsburgh Area Maritime Security Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2010-10611
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Pittsburgh Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) to submit their application for membership, to the Captain of the Port, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Chester River, Chestertown, MD; Correction
Document Number: 2010-10606
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In the Federal Register published on April 23, 2010, the Coast Guard established special local regulations during the reenactment portion of the ``Chestertown Tea Party Festival.'' The Chestertown Tea Party Festival is a marine event to be held on the waters of the Chester River, Chestertown, MD on May 29, 2010. The special local regulation published with an error in the heading, specifically, the CFR title and part in the heading should have read ``33 CFR Part 100,'' instead of ``33 CFR Part 165.''
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Temporary Change of Dates for Recurring Marine Events in the Fifth Coast Guard District; Correction
Document Number: 2010-10602
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In the Federal Register published on April 19, 2010, the Coast Guard temporarily changed the enforcement period of two special local regulations for recurring marine events in the Fifth Coast Guard District, one on April 17-18, 2010, and one on May 29-30, 2010. That publication contained several errors. These errors do not impact the events scheduled for this year, but could cause confusion about future years.
National Maritime Week Tugboat Races, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2010-10499
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Special Local Regulation for the annual National Maritime Week Tugboat Races in Elliott Bay, WA on May 8, 2010. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of all participants and spectators from the inherent dangers associated with these types of races. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the regulated area except for participants in the event, supporting personnel, vessels registered with the event organizer, and personnel or vessels authorized by the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Safety Zone; St. Louis River, Tallas Island, Duluth, MN
Document Number: 2010-10498
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around the Tallas Island area of the St. Louis River, Duluth, Minnesota. All vessels are prohibited from transiting the zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port or a designated representative. This temporary safety zone is necessary in order to ensure the safety of the general public from hazards associated with the dredging project.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; CSX Railroad, Trout River, Mile 0.9, Jacksonville, FL
Document Number: 2010-10497
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the regulation governing the operation of the CSX Railroad Bridge across the Trout River, mile 0.9, Jacksonville, Florida. This rule will allow the bridge to operate using an automated system, without an onsite bridge tender. Currently, the bridge is required to open on signal from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m.; and from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. the draw shall open on signal if at least 12 hours notice is given.
Safety Zone; Neuse River, New Bern, NC; Correction
Document Number: 2010-10496
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In the Federal Register published on April 23, 2010, the Coast Guard established a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Neuse River in support of the New Bern, North Carolina Tercentennial Celebration. The City of New Bern, North Carolina is sponsoring a civil war naval bombardment reenactment on the waters of the Neuse River, New Bern, North Carolina on May 8, 2010. The safety zone published with an error in the temporary safety zone coordinates. The safety zone coordinates should have read ``35[deg]06'12'' N; 077[deg]02'12'' W thence to 35[deg]05'52'' N; 077[deg]02'15'' W thence to 35[deg]05'49'' N; 077[deg]01'49'' W thence to 35[deg]06'17'' N; 077[deg]01'48'' W thence to 35[deg]06'21'' N; 077[deg]02'06'' W''.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Riviera Beach, FL
Document Number: 2010-10328
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-04
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 Parker (US-1) bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 1,013.7, at Riviera Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida. The deviation is necessary to allow timely bridge rehabilitation and to provide for worker safety. This deviation allows the bridge to be placed on single- leaf operations. Double-leaf operations will be allowed with a four hour notice. The deviation may be cancelled at any time via Broadcast Notice to Mariners.
Safety Zones; Blasting Operations and Movement of Explosives, St. Marys River, Sault Sainte Marie, MI
Document Number: 2010-10316
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing four temporary safety zones in the vicinity of the downstream approach to the Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan locks. All vessels are prohibited from transiting the zones to ensure the safety of the maritime community during blasting and dredging operations.
Seattle Seafair Unlimited Hydroplane Race
Document Number: 2010-10315
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation supporting the Seattle Seafair Unlimited Hydroplane Race on Lake Washington, WA from 10 a.m. on August 5, 2010 through 6 p.m. on August 8, 2010 during hydroplane race times. This action is necessary to ensure public safety from the inherent dangers associated with high- speed races while ensuring unencumbered access for rescue personnel in the event of an emergency. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel will be allowed to enter the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port, on-scene Patrol Commander or Designated Representative.
Safety Zone Regulations, Seafair Blue Angels Air Show Performance, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2010-10312
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone on Lake Washington, WA for the annual Seafair Blue Angels Air Show from 10 a.m. on August 5, 2010 to 6 p.m. on August 8, 2010. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the public from inherent dangers associated with aerial displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or Designated Representative.
Annual Seattle Yacht Club's “Opening Day” Marine Parade
Document Number: 2010-10310
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Special Local Regulation in Portage Bay, Portage Cut (Montlake Cut), and Union Bay, WA during the Annual Seattle Yacht Club's ``Opening Day'' Marine Parade from 8 a.m. through 6 p.m. on May 2, 2010. This action is necessary to ensure participant and spectator safety while preventing vessel congestion in these waterways during the parade. During the enforcement period, no spectators shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated area. Further, due to the large number of craft confined within this small body of water, all vessels, both spectator and participants will maintain a ``NO WAKE'' speed.
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-10307
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (``HOGANSAC'' or ``the Committee'') and its working groups will meet in Houston, Texas to discuss waterway improvements, aids to navigation, area projects impacting safety on the Houston Ship Channel, and various other navigation safety matters in the Galveston Bay area. All meetings will be open to the public.
Security Zone; U.S. Coast Guard BSU Seattle, Pier 36, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2010-10209
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-05-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a security zone at U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Base Support Unit Seattle, Pier 36, Elliot Bay, Seattle, WA. This permanent security zone is necessary to protect military and visiting foreign vessels, waterfront facilities, and the maritime public from destruction, loss, or injury from sabotage, subversive acts, or other malicious acts of a similar nature. Entry into or movement within this security zone is prohibited without the permission of the Captain of the Port or a Designated Representative.
Safety Zone; Chicago Tall Ships Fireworks, Lake Michigan, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2010-10205
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-05-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan within Chicago Harbor near Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Chicago Harbor due to a fireworks display. This proposed safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and their vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zone; AVI September Fireworks Display, Laughlin, NV
Document Number: 2010-10204
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-05-03
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; APBA National Tour, Parker, AZ
Document Number: 2010-10207
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone within the Lake Moolvalya region of the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Parker, Arizona for the APBA National Tour. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
National Environmental Policy Act; Final Environmental Impact Statement on U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area Operations: Districts 11 and 13
Document Number: 2010-10092
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) to implement enhanced environmental protection measures, as necessary, for marine protected species (MPS) and marine protected areas (MPAs) that occur in the Coast Guard's District 11 (California) and 13 (Oregon and Washington) areas of responsibility (AORs). The FEIS analyzes the potential environmental impacts of specific Coast Guard vessel and aircraft operations on MPS and MPAs when engaged in the following missions and activities: law enforcement, national security, search and rescue (SAR), aids to navigation (ATON), and oil pollution and vessel grounding response. We request your comments on the FEIS.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chambers Creek, Steilacoom, WA, Schedule Change
Document Number: 2010-10076
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) concerning the drawbridge operation regulation for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Bridge across Chambers Creek, mile 0.0, at Steilacoom, Washington, by which two-hour notice would have been required for openings from 3:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. every day. The NPRM is being withdrawn because of multiple objections to the proposed change from users of that waterway.
Safety Zone; Private Fireworks, Wilson Creek, Gloucester, VA
Document Number: 2010-9846
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a safety zone on Wilson Creek in the vicinity of Gloucester, VA in support of a private fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on Wilson Creek to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York
Document Number: 2010-9850
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document supplements the Coast Guard's September 2009 proposal to amend Anchorage Ground No. 19 located east of the Edgewater-Weehawken Federal Channel on the Hudson River. The revised proposal is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels operating in the area. This supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking amends the NPRM that incorrectly stated that the current Edgewater-Weehawken Federal Channel would be relocated as part of the proposal to amend Anchorage Ground No. 19. This SNPRM also cancels two proposed changes to the Anchorage Regulation discussed in the NPRM and provides an additional opportunity for comment on the proposed changes to the regulations for Anchorage 19.
Safety Zone; Michigan City Super Boat Grand Prix, Lake Michigan, Michigan City, IN
Document Number: 2010-9848
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan near Michigan City, Indiana. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan due to high speed power boat racing. This proposed safety zone is necessary to protect the public and their vessels from the hazards associated with high speed power boat racing.
Safety Zone; City of Chicago's July 4th Celebration Fireworks, Lake Michigan, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2010-9845
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone on Lake Michigan near Chicago, Illinois. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan due to multiple firework displays. This proposed safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and their vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; North Jetty, Named the Barview Jetty, Tillamook Bay, OR
Document Number: 2010-9839
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes the establishment of a safety zone surrounding the north jetty, named the Barview Jetty near Tillamook Bay, Oregon. The safety zone is necessary to help ensure the safety of work crews and the maritime public while the jetty is being repaired and will do so by prohibiting all persons and vessels from entering or remaining within 250 feet of the jetty unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL
Document Number: 2010-9801
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-28
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 Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge across the Upper Mississippi River, Mile 482.9, Rock Island, Illinois. The deviation is necessary to allow the Quad Cities Marathon to cross the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to be maintained in the closed to navigation position for four hours from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on September 26, 2010.
Regulated Navigation Area; Lake Champlain Bridge Construction Zone, NY and VT
Document Number: 2010-9800
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a regulated navigation area around the construction zone of the Lake Champlain Bridge between Crown Point, New York and Chimney Point, Vermont. This temporary interim rule places speed restrictions on all vessels transiting the navigable waters of Lake Champlain in the vicinity of the bridge construction. In addition, this rule provides for the temporary suspension of all vessel traffic within the regulated navigation area during certain periods of construction. This rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters within this regulated area during the construction of the Lake Champlain Bridge.
Safety Zone; Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2010-9799
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for annual fireworks events in the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan, during four separate periods between 9:15 p.m. on June 12, 2010 and 10:30 p.m. on June 24, 2010. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. This action 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, Sector Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone; 2010 Veterans Tribute Fireworks, Lake Charlevoix, Boyne City, MI
Document Number: 2010-9797
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Lake Charlevoix near Boyne City, Michigan. All vessels are prohibited from transiting the zone located on a portion of Lake Charlevoix. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2010-9683
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC). This Committee advises and makes recommendations on national maritime security matters to the Secretary of Homeland Security via the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Ferry Boat CHARLEVOIX
Document Number: 2010-9682
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the ferry boat CHARLEVOIX as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2010-9681
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor during multiple periods beginning on May 29, 2010 and ending on June 30, 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 action 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 zone without permission of the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone; Extended Debris Removal in the Lake Champlain Bridge Construction Zone (Between Vermont and New York), Crown Point, NY
Document Number: 2010-9680
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters immediately surrounding the Lake Champlain Bridge construction zone between Chimney Point, VT and Crown Point, NY. This rule re-establishes a safety zone that was scheduled to expire prior to the completion of the removal of debris from the old Crown Point bridge demolition. The debris must be cleared from the navigable waterway prior to opening the channel to vessel traffic. This rule is necessary to provide safety of life on the navigable waters within this area during the demolition and debris removal of the bridge piers within this construction zone.
Special Local Regulation; Harrison Township Grand Prix, Lake St. Clair; Harrison Township, MI
Document Number: 2010-9499
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary special local regulation in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone on Lake St. Clair, Harrison Township, Michigan. This special local regulation is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Lake St. Clair during the Harrison Township Grand Prix. This special local regulation is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with powerboat races.
Safety Zone; Neuse River, New Bern, NC
Document Number: 2010-9497
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Neuse River in support of the New Bern, North Carolina Tercentennial Celebration. All vessels are prohibited from transiting the zone except as specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative. The temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the crews, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway during a Civil War naval bombardment reenactment.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Chester River, Chestertown, MD
Document Number: 2010-9496
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the reenactment portion of the ``Chestertown Tea Party Festival'', a marine event to be held on the waters of the Chester River, Chestertown, MD on May 29, 2010. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Chester River during the event.
Special Local Regulation; Detroit APBA Gold Cup, Detroit River, Detroit, MI
Document Number: 2010-9492
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary special local regulation in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone on the Detroit River, Detroit, Michigan. This special local regulation is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Detroit River during the Detroit APBA Gold Cup. This special local regulation is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with powerboat races.
Approval of Classification Societies
Document Number: 2010-9336
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Congress requires that classification societies conducting certain work in the United States must either be full members of International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) or approved by the Coast Guard. In this proposed rule, the Coast Guard proposes application procedures and performance standards that classification societies must meet in order to be approved. Through this proposed rule, the Coast Guard seeks to improve marine safety and environmental protection by assuring the consistency and quality of work conducted by classification societies that review, examine, survey, or certify the construction, repair, or alteration of a vessel in the United States.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Duluth Ship Canal, Duluth, MN
Document Number: 2010-9337
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Duluth Aerial Bridge across the Duluth Ship Canal, mile 0.25, at Duluth, MN. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. The deviation will allow scheduled openings on the hour and half-hour for vessels under 300 gross tons from May 3 to October 29, 2010, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., seven days per week. The bridge will open on signal for all vessels from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., and at all times for Federal, state, and local government vessels used for public safety, vessels in distress, commercial vessels engaged in rescue or emergency salvage operations, vessels engaged in pilot duties, vessels seeking shelter from severe weather, and all commercial vessels 300 gross tons or greater.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Passaic River, Clifton, NJ, Maintenance
Document Number: 2010-9335
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-22
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 Route 3 Bridge across the Passaic River, mile 11.8, at Clifton, New Jersey. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to protect public safety during bridge maintenance.
Safety Zone; Lake Havasu Grand Prix, Lake Havasu, AZ
Document Number: 2010-9333
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone upon the navigable waters of Lake Havasu on the Colorado River in Lake Havasu City, Arizona for the Lake Havasu Grand Prix. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Security Zone; Potomac River, Washington Channel, Washington, DC
Document Number: 2010-9193
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone in certain waters of Washington Channel on the Potomac River. The security zone is necessary to provide for the security and safety of life and property of event participants, spectators and mariners during the U.S. Coast Guard Commandant's Change of Command ceremony from 6 a.m. through 5 p.m. on May 25, 2010. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Baltimore, Maryland, or his designated representative.
Security Zone; Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week, Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2010-9185
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a security zone encompassing all waters of the Willamette River between the Hawthorne and Steel Bridges in Portland, Oregon during the Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week from June 2, 2010, through June 7, 2010. The security zone is necessary to help ensure the security of the military and other vessels participating in Fleet Week as well as the maritime public in general and will do so by prohibiting any person or vessel from entering or remaining in the security zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representatives.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hampton River, Hampton, NH, Maintenance
Document Number: 2010-9128
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-21
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 SR1A Bridge across the Hampton River at mile 0.0, at Hampton, New Hampshire. This temporary deviation allows the SR1A Bridge to remain in the closed position for 10 hours on one day to facilitate bridge maintenance.