Coast Guard June 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Installation and Use of Engine Cut-Off Switches on Recreational Vehicles
Document Number: 2011-15122
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Cheesequake Creek, Morgan, NJ
Document Number: 2011-15049
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-17
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 Route 35 Bridge, mile 0.0, across Cheesequake Creek at Morgan, New Jersey. The deviation is necessary to perform structural and electrical rehabilitation. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for four months.
Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan Including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2011-14925
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent safety zone from Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan. This safety zone will cover 77 miles of navigable waterways in the Chicago area and is intended to restrict vessels from entering certain segments of the navigable waters of the Des Plaines River, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, branches of the Chicago River, and the Calumet-Saganashkee Channel. This safety zone is necessary to protect the waters, waterway users and vessels from hazards associated with a myriad of actions designed to control the spread of aquatic nuisance species. Because the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee (ACRCC) may take such actions at any time and in any segment of the waterways covered by this safety zone, this safety zone will provide the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan, the ability to take targeted and expeditious action to protect vessels and persons from the hazards associated with any Federal and state efforts to control aquatic nuisance species.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2011-14924
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of revisions to the following collection of information: 1625-0009, Oil Record Book for Ships. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Safety Zone; Waterway Closure, Atchafalaya River From Mile Marker 117 (Morgan City Railroad Bridge) to Mile Marker 0 (Simmesport, LA)
Document Number: 2011-14922
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone closing the Atchafalaya River to all commercial traffic from MM 117 (Morgan City Railroad Bridge) to MM 0 (Simmesport, LA). This temporary safety zone is needed to protect the general public, vessels and tows from destruction, and the levee system from destruction, loss or injury due to hazards associated with rising flood water.
Validation of Merchant Mariners' Vital Information and Issuance of Coast Guard Merchant Mariner's Documents (MMDs)
Document Number: 2011-14921
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is advising the public of its intent to finalize regulations previously published as an interim rule on January 6, 2004. The interim rule (IR) was published to enhance the application procedures for the Merchant Mariner Licensing and Documentation program, which were necessary to improve maritime safety and promote the national security interest of the United States, but was never published as a final rule. Because of the lapse in time since the interim rule publication, the Coast Guard is seeking comments from the public on one remaining section of the interim rule that has remained unfinalized. The Coast Guard intends to finalize this one section of the interim rule.
Validation of Merchant Mariners' Vital Information and Issuance of Coast Guard Merchant Mariner's Licenses and Certificates of Registry (MMLs)
Document Number: 2011-14920
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is advising the public of its intent to finalize regulations previously published as an interim rule on January 13, 2006. The IR was published to amend the maritime personnel licensing rules to include new security requirements when mariners apply for original, renewal, and raise-of-grade licenses and certificates of registry, but was never published as a final rule. Because of the lapse in time since the interim rule publication, the Coast Guard is seeking comments from the public on one remaining section of the interim rule that has remained unfinalized. The Coast Guard intends to finalize this one section of the interim rule.
Safety Zones: Fireworks Displays in the Captain of the Port Columbia River Zone
Document Number: 2011-14832
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones in 33 CFR 165.1315 for fireworks displays in the Captain of the Port Zone from May through September 2011. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the crews onboard the vessels involved in the fireworks displays, the maritime public, and all observers. During the enforcement period for each specific safety zone, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port, Columbia River or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2011-14829
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor from July 2, 2011 through July 30, 2011. 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 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, Sector Lake Michigan.
Safety Zones; Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2011-14828
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing 17 temporary safety zones for marine events within the Captain of the Port (COTP) Long Island Sound Zone for firework 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 Long Island Sound.
Safety Zone; Augusta Southern Nationals Drag Boat Race, Savannah River, Augusta, GA
Document Number: 2011-14826
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Savannah River in Augusta, Georgia during the Augusta Southern Nationals Drag Boat Race. The Augusta Southern Nationals Drag Boat Race will consist of a series of high-speed boat races. The event is scheduled to take place from Thursday, July 14, 2011 through Sunday, July 18, 2011. The temporary safety zone is necessary for the safety of race participants, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Savannah or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, Chesapeake, VA
Document Number: 2011-14824
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the drawbridge operation regulations of the Gilmerton (US13/460) Bridge across the Elizabeth River (Southern Branch), AIWW mile 5.8, at Chesapeake, VA. Due to the construction of the new Gilmerton Highway Bridge, the existing drawbridge has experienced increased delays to vehicular traffic during unscheduled vessel openings. This change will allow adjustments and set opening periods for the bridge during the day until December 20, 2013, relieving vehicular traffic congestion during the weekday and weekend daytime hours while still providing for the reasonable needs of navigation.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Sector Columbia River Area of Responsibility
Document Number: 2011-14781
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing safety zones on the Columbia River, Willamette River, Lewis River, and Pacific Ocean at the mouth of the Chetco River for 4th of July fireworks displays. The safety zones are necessary to help ensure the safety of the maritime public during the displays and will do so by prohibiting persons and vessels from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representatives.
Safety Zone; Rochester Harbor Festival, Genesee River, Rochester, NY
Document Number: 2011-14780
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Genesee River, Rochester, NY for the Rochester Harbor Festival fireworks. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from the mouth of the Genesee River in Rochester during the Rochester Harbor Festival fireworks on June 25, 2011. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a firework display.
Safety Zone Regulations, Seafair Blue Angels Air Show Performance, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2011-14779
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the annual Seafair Blue Angels Air Show safety zone on Lake Washington, Seattle, WA from 9 a.m. on August 4, 2011 to 4 p.m. on August 7, 2011. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the public from inherent dangers associated with these annual aerial displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or transit this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or Designated Representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2011-14776
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various safety zones for annual fireworks events in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 8:30 p.m. on June 23, 2011 through 11:30 p.m. on September 5, 2011. 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 each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; M/V DAVY CROCKETT, Columbia River
Document Number: 2011-14775
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is extending the enforcement of a safety zone established on the waters of the Columbia River surrounding the M/ V DAVY CROCKETT at approximate river mile 117. The original safety zone was established on January 28, 2011. The safety zone is necessary to help ensure the safety of the response workers and maritime public from the hazards associated with ongoing salvage operations involving the M/ V DAVY CROCKETT. All persons and vessels are prohibited from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Columbia River or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Truman-Hobbs Alteration of the Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railroad Drawbridge; Illinois River, Morris, IL
Document Number: 2011-14773
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Illinois River near Morris, Illinois. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Illinois River due to the Truman-Hobbs alteration of the Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railroad Drawbridge. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the alteration of the Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railroad Drawbridge.
Special Local Regulation; Monongahela River, Morgantown, WV
Document Number: 2011-14624
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation from mile marker 101.0 (Morgantown Highway Bridge) to mile marker 102.0 (Morgantown Lock and Dam) on the Monongahela River, extending the entire width of the river. The special local regulation is being established to safeguard participants of the Mountaineer Triathlon from the hazards of marine traffic. Entry into, movement within, and departure from this Coast Guard regulated area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
National Boating Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2011-14621
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-14
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 Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security through the Coast Guard on recreational boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0020, 1625-0022, 1625-0029 and 1625-0031
Document Number: 2011-14620
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a revision to the following collections of information: 1625-0020, Security Zones, Regulated Navigation Areas and Safety Zones, 1625-0022, Application for Tonnage Measurement of Vessels, 1625-0029, Self- propelled Liquefied Gas Vessels, and 1625-0031, Plan Approval and Records for Electrical Engineering RegulationsTitle 46 CFR Subchapter J. The sixty-day notice was previously published as an extension. Due to a new instruction sheet added to this collection, this Notice is being submitted as a revision. 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.
Safety Zone, Barrier Testing Operations, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: 2011-14625
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety 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. This safety zone is necessary to protect the waters, waterway users, and vessels from the hazards associated with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) temporary simultaneous operation of dispersal barrier IIA and IIB.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2011-14513
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined that the establishment of the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties of the U. S. Coast Guard. Name of Committee: Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee.
Anchorage; Change to Cottonwood Island Anchorage, Columbia River, Oregon and Washington
Document Number: 2011-14505
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to increase the size of the Cottonwood Island Anchorage on the Columbia River. The change is necessary to help ensure that there is sufficient space to accommodate vessels needing to anchor at the anchorage and will do so by expanding the area available for anchoring.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies
Document Number: 2011-14332
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-09
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 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
Document Number: 2011-14330
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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
Document Number: 2011-14329
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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
Document Number: 2011-14328
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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
Document Number: 2011-14327
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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.
Safety Zones; July 4th Fireworks Displays Within the Captain of the Port Miami Zone, FL
Document Number: 2011-14318
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones during Fourth of July fireworks events on the navigable waterways of Bal Harbour, Boynton Beach, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Key Biscayne, Lauderdale by the Sea, Miami Beach, Pompano Beach, Stuart, and West Palm Beach, Florida. These safety zones are necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with launching fireworks over the navigable waters of the United States. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within any of the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative.
Installation and Use of Engine Cut-off Switches on Recreational Vessels
Document Number: 2011-14140
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks public input on whether changes are needed to the regulations covering standard safety features on certain recreational vessels. Specifically, the Coast Guard is seeking comment on whether it should require engine cut-off switches as a standard safety feature on propulsion machinery and/or starting controls installed on recreational vessels less than 26 feet in length, and whether it should require operators of these recreational vessels to use engine cut-off switches. Comments should address the public safety aspects of the new requirements, as well as the cost implications and regulatory burden.
Safety Zones; Multiple Firework Displays in Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Area of Responsibility
Document Number: 2011-14139
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing safety zones in Holmes Harbor, Boston Harbor, Port Gardner, Shilshole Bay, Port Ludlow, and Spieden Island for various summer fireworks displays. The safety zones are necessary to help ensure the safety of the maritime public during the displays and will do so by prohibiting all persons and vessels from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2011-14135
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various safety zones for annual fireworks events in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 9:40 p.m. on May 27, 2011 through 9:45 p.m. on September 4, 2011. 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 each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Michigan Bankers Association Fireworks, Lake Huron, Mackinac Island, MI
Document Number: 2011-14132
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie zone. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from certain portions of water areas within Sector Sault Sainte Marie Captain of the Port zone, as defined by 33 CFR 3.45- 45. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Chelsea St. Bridge Demolition, Chelsea River, Chelsea, MA
Document Number: 2011-13838
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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
Document Number: 2011-13759
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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
Document Number: 2011-13754
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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.
Safety Zone; Conneaut Festival Fireworks, Conneaut Harbor, Conneaut, OH
Document Number: 2011-13758
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Conneaut Harbor, Conneaut, OH for the Conneaut Festival Fireworks. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Conneaut Harbor, Conneaut, OH during the Conneaut Festival Fireworks on July 3, 2011. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a firework display.
Safety Zone; Lorain Independence Day Fireworks, Black River, Lorain, OH
Document Number: 2011-13756
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone at the mouth of the Black River, Lorain, OH for the Lorain Independence Day Fireworks. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from the Black River in Lorain, OH, during the Lorain Independence Day Fireworks on July 3, 2011. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a firework display.
Safety Zone; 28th Annual Humboldt Bay Festival, Fireworks Display, Eureka, CA
Document Number: 2011-13689
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in support of the 28th Annual Humboldt Bay Festival Fireworks Display on the specified waters off the South end of Woodley Island in Eureka, California. 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 her designated representative.
Regulated Navigation Area; Magothy River, Sillery Bay, MD
Document Number: 2011-13688
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary regulated navigation area (RNA) in certain waters of the Magothy River, in Sillery Bay, Maryland, on July 23, 2011. This RNA is necessary to provide for the safety of life, property and the environment. This RNA restricts the movement of vessels throughout the regulated area during The Bumper Bash 2011 event.
Safety Zone; Put-in-Bay Fireworks, Fox's the Dock Pier; South Bass Island, Put-in-Bay, OH
Document Number: 2011-13651
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone on Lake Erie, Put-in-Bay, Ohio. This Zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Lake Erie for the Put-in-Bay Fireworks. 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. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Annual Events requiring safety zones in Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2011-13649
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce this safety zone for annual fireworks events in the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan zone at various times from 9:15 p.m. on June 11, 2011 through 11 p.m. on June 29, 2011. 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 zone without permission of the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone; Temporary Change to Enforcement Location of Recurring Fireworks Display Event, Currituck Sound; Corolla, NC
Document Number: 2011-13646
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement location of a safety zone for one specific recurring fireworks display in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to only one recurring fireworks event, held adjacent to the Currituck Sound, Corolla, North Carolina. The fireworks display formerly originated from a barge but will this year originate from a location on land. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Currituck Sound, Corolla, NC, during the event.
Safety Zone; M/V Del Monte Live-Fire Gun Exercise, James River, Isle of Wight, Virginia
Document Number: 2011-13644
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the James River in Isle of Wight, VA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the live-fire gun exercises on the M/V Del Monte. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners from the hazards associated with the live-fire gun exercise.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Nanticoke River, Seaford, DE
Document Number: 2011-13643
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the SR 13 Bridge across the Nanticoke River, mile 39.6, at Seaford, DE. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the cleaning and painting of the bridge. This deviation restricts the availability to open the bridge during the approximate seven week project.
Safety Zone; Commencement Bay, Tacoma, WA
Document Number: 2011-13443
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending our regulations to expand the established safety zone during the annual Tacoma Freedom Air Show held at Commencement Bay, Tacoma, WA. The safety zone expansion will enlarge the clear area for low flying aircraft during this event. This expanded safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of crews, spectators, participants of the event, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway during the event. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the COTP or his designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone
Document Number: 2011-13438
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is adding regulations requiring safety zones in the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie zone. This rule will establish safety zones that will restrict vessels from certain portions of water areas within the Sector Sault Sainte Marie Captain of the Port zone. These safety zones are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with various maritime events.
Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: 2011-13320
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable water regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. These changes are provided to coincide with the annual recodification of Title 33 on July 1, 2011.