Safety Zone; Chelsea St. Bridge Demolition, Chelsea River, Chelsea, MA
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone within the Sector Boston Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone for the demolition of the Chelsea St. Bridge. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the demolition operations. Entering into, transiting through, mooring or anchoring within this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP or the designated on-scene representative.
Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
The Coast Guard will enforce various local regulations for annual regattas and marine parades in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 8 a.m. on June 24, 2011 through 6 p.m. on July 31, 2011. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades. This rule will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in specified areas immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the regulated areas without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Limited Service Domestic Voyage Load Lines for River Barges on Lake Michigan
The Coast Guard is amending the special load line exemption regime for certain river barges operating on Lake Michigan, as established in the final rule published on November 18, 2010. Specifically, the weather restrictions based on Small Craft Advisory conditions are being replaced with the original weather restrictions implemented in 2002 by an interim rule.