Coast Guard July 6, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
Document Number: 2011-16924
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a local regulation for the APBA Gold Cup, Detroit, MI annual high speed boat race in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 7 a.m. on July 7, 2011 through 7 p.m. on July 10, 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Cape Fear River, and Northeast Cape Fear River, in Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2011-16915
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-06
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 Cape Fear River Memorial Bridge across the Cape Fear River, mile 26.8, and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge across Northeast Cape Fear River, at mile 1.0, both in Wilmington, NC. The deviation restricts the operation of the draw spans to accommodate the 29th Annual Wilmington Family YMCA Tri-Span race.
Special Local Regulation; Detroit APBA Gold Cup, Detroit River, Detroit, MI
Document Number: 2011-16914
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the enforcement period of the permanent Special Local Regulation established in 33 CFR 100.918. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the Detroit APBA Gold Cup boat race. This special local regulation will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of vessels in a portion of the Detroit River. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the regulated areas without permission of the Captain of the Port.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2011-16913
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee. This Committee advises the Secretary of Department of Homeland Security on matters and actions concerning activities directly involved with or in support of the exploration of offshore mineral and energy resources insofar as they relate to matters within Coast Guard jurisdiction.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Christina River, Wilmington, DE
Document Number: 2011-16909
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-06
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 Walnut Street Bridge, across the Christina River, at mile 2.8, in Wilmington, DE. The deviation restricts the operation of the draw span in order to facilitate the inspection of the operational equipment.
Special Local Regulations & Safety Zones; Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2011-16892
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing fourteen temporary special local regulations and safety zones for marine events and fireworks displays within the Captain of the Port (COTP) Long Island Sound Zone. 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 COTP Sector Long Island Sound.
Self-Defense of Vessels of the United States
Document Number: 2011-16890
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has completed a review of policy and public comments received regarding standard rules for the use of force for self-defense of vessels of the United States as described in the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010. It has determined that the existing guidance regarding the use of force provides an adequate framework for standard rules for the use of force for self-defense against piracy.