Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC). NAVSAC provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, through the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, on matters relating to prevention of maritime collisions, rammings, and groundings, including the Inland and International Rules of the Road, navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems.
Safety Zones; Annual Firework Displays Within the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Area of Responsibility
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones for annual firework displays in the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to prevent injury and to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the firework displays. During the enforcement periods, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or Designated Representative.
Safety Zone; The Pacific Grove Feast of Lanterns, Fireworks Display, Pacific Grove, CA
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Monterey Bay, off of Lovers Point, in Pacific Grove, California in support of the Pacific Grove Feast of Lanterns 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 a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Nicole Cerrito Birthday Fireworks, Detroit River, Detroit, MI
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Detroit River, Detroit, MI. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Detroit River during the Nicole Cerrito Birthday Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the crews, spectators, participants of the event, 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; New York Water Taxi 10th Anniversary Fireworks
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone New York on the navigable waters of the Upper New York Bay in the vicinity of Red Hook, New York for a fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, mooring, or anchoring within the temporary safety zone unless authorized by the COTP New York or the designated on-scene representative.