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Safety Zone; Red River
Document Number: 2011-10147
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Red River in the State of North Dakota, including those portions of the river bordered by Richland, Cass, Traill, Grand Forks, Walsh, and Pembina Counties, plus those in Minnesota South of a line drawn across latitude 46[deg]20'00'' N, extending the entire width of the river. This safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from safety hazards associated with flooding occurring on the Red River. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Pensacola Bay; Pensacola, FL
Document Number: 2011-9990
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for a portion of Pensacola Bay including all waters represented by positions 30[deg]20'40.73'' N 087[deg]17'19.73'' W, 30[deg]20'11.12'' N 087[deg]17'20.31'' W, 30[deg]20'41.51'' N 087[deg]15'01.15'' W, and 30[deg]20'11.76'' N 087[deg]15'01.18'' W creating a box, referred to as the ``Show Box''. This action is necessary for the protection of persons and vessels on navigable waters during the Blue Angels' air show. Entry into, transiting or anchoring in this zone is prohibited to all vessels, mariners, and persons unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Mobile or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2011-9989
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Roger's Jewelry Bicycle Ride. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Beach Thorofare, NJ
Document Number: 2011-9988
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
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 Route 30/Absecon Boulevard Bridge across Beach Thorofare, at NJICW mile 67.2, at Atlantic City, NJ. This deviation is necessary to facilitate extensive rehabilitation and maintenance in order to maintain the bridge's operational integrity. Under this deviation, the bascule lift span of the drawbridge will remain in the closed-to-navigation position for the extent of the effective period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2011-9987
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the regulation governing the operation of the US 50 Bridge over Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, mile 0.5, at Ocean City, MD. This rule will require any mariner requesting an opening in the evening hours during the off-season, to do so before the tender office has vacated for the night. The change will ensure draw tender availability for openings. The Coast Guard is also changing the waterway location from Isle of Wight Bay to Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay. This change is necessary because the waterway is known locally as both Isle of Wight Bay and Sinepuxent Bay. This change will ensure there is no confusion as to the referenced waterway.
Hydroplane Races Within the Captain of the Port Puget Sound Area of Responsibility
Document Number: 2011-9985
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Special Local Regulation, Hydroplane Races within the Captain of the Port Puget Sound Area of Responsibility for the Tastin' n' Racin' hydroplane event in Lake Sammamish, WA from 9 a.m. through 6 p.m. on June 11, 2011 and from 9 a.m. through 6 p.m. on June 12, 2011. This action is necessary to restrict vessel movement in the vicinity of the race courses thereby ensuring the safety of participants and spectators during these events. During the enforcement period non-participant vessels are prohibited from entering the designated race areas. Spectator craft entering, exiting or moving within the spectator area must operate at speeds which will create a minimum wake.
Safety Zone, Newport River; Morehead City, NC
Document Number: 2011-9984
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes the establishment of a safety zone on the waters of the Newport River under the main span US 70/Morehead CityNewport River high rise bridge in Carteret County, NC. This safety zone is necessary to provide for safety of life on navigable waters during the disestablishment of staging for bridge maintenance. This rule will enhance the safety of the contractors performing maintenance as well as the safety of the vessels that plan to transit this area between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on August 20, 2011.
Traffic Separation Schemes: In the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Its Approaches; in Puget Sound and its Approaches; and in Haro Strait, Boundary Pass, and the Strait of Georgia
Document Number: 2011-9895
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is finalizing without change its November 19, 2010, interim rule codifying traffic separation schemes in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and its Approaches; in Puget Sound and its Approaches; and in Haro Strait, Boundary Pass, and the Strait of Georgia. The Coast Guard established these traffic separation schemes under authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act.
Traffic Separation Schemes: In the Approaches to Portland, ME; Boston, MA; Narragansett Bay, RI and Buzzards Bay, MA; Chesapeake Bay, VA, and Cape Fear River, NC
Document Number: 2011-9892
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is finalizing without change its December 13, 2010, interim rule codifying traffic separation schemes in the approaches to Portland, ME; in the approaches to Boston, MA; in the approaches to Narragansett Bay, RI and Buzzards Bay, MA; and in the approaches to the Cape Fear River, NC, and updating the then-current regulations for the traffic separation scheme in the approaches to Chesapeake Bay, VA. The Coast Guard established these traffic separation schemes under authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act.
Safety Zone; Sea World Fireworks; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2011-9893
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the specified navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Sea World Fireworks. 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; Bay Ferry II Maritime Security Exercise; San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2011-9891
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay in support of the Bay Ferry II Maritime Security Exercise, a multi-agency exercise that tests the proficiency of teams called upon in real life emergency situations onboard ferries or other vessels in the San Francisco Bay. The temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the public and those participating in the exercise, many of whom will be traveling at high speeds while interfacing with law enforcement responders. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within the temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or the Captain of the Port's designated representative.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2011-9738
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting approval of a revision to the following collections of information: 1625-0005, Application and Permit to Handle Hazardous Materials, 1625-0024, Safety Approval of Cargo Containers, 1625-0036, Plan Approval and Records for U.S. and Foreign Tank Vessels Carrying Oil in Bulk, and 1625-0061, Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Regulations. 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; Red River Safety Zone, Red River, MN
Document Number: 2011-9582
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Marine Safety Unit Duluth, MN is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Red River, MN. This safety zone is being established to ensure the safety of the public. The safety zone will prevent individuals from entering all navigable waters of the Red River in the State of Minnesota north of a line drawn across latitude 46[deg]20'00'' N, including those portions of the river in Wilkin, Clay, Norman, Polk, Marshall and Kittson counties, to the United States-Canada international border.
Safety Zone; Michigan Bankers Association Fireworks, Lake Huron, Mackinac Island, MI
Document Number: 2011-9534
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone in the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie zone. This proposed rule is intended to establish a safety zone that will 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.
National Maritime Week Tugboat Races, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2011-9532
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-20
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 from 12 p.m. through 4:30 p.m. on May 14, 2011. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of all participants and spectators from the inherent dangers associated with these types of races which includes large wakes. 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; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2011-9531
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor during various periods from May 28, 2011 until June 29, 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 various fireworks events. Enforcement of this safety zone will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after various 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.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: 2011-9356
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) will meet on May 4-5, 2011, in Arlington, Virginia. The meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Illinois Waterway, Joliet, IL
Document Number: 2011-9257
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-18
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 Cass Street Drawbridge across the Illinois Waterway, mile 288.1, at Joliet, Illinois. The deviation is necessary to allow participants in an 8K run to cross the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position for three hours.
Safety Zone; Ford Estate Wedding Fireworks, Lake St. Clair, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Document Number: 2011-9256
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake St. Clair, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake St. Clair River during the Ford Estate Wedding Fireworks.
Disestablishing Special Anchorage Area 2; Ashley River, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2011-9255
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is disestablishing the special anchorage, referred to as Ashley River Anchorage 2, in Charleston, South Carolina. The removal of Ashley River Anchorage 2 would accommodate an expansion of the Ripley Light Yacht Club.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone
Document Number: 2011-9148
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish regulations requiring safety zones in the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie zone. This proposed rule is intended to establish safety zones that will restrict vessels from certain portions of water areas within the Sector Sault Ste Marie Captain of the Port zone, as defined by our regulations. These proposed safety zones are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with various maritime events.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Company Canal, Lockport, LA
Document Number: 2011-9147
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-15
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 LA 1 vertical lift span bridge across Company Canal, mile 0.4, at Lockport, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to perform electrical rehabilitation work on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for twelve consecutive hours each day from Monday through Thursday for three weeks.
Safety Zone; M/V DAVY CROCKETT, Columbia River
Document Number: 2011-9144
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is extending and expanding the emergency safety zone established on the waters of the Columbia River surrounding the M/V DAVY CROCKETT at approximately river mile 117 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 deleterious state of and ongoing response 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.
Security Zone; Increase of Security Zones Under 33 CFR 165.1183 From 100 to 500 Yards; San Francisco Bay, Delta Ports, Monterey Bay, and Humboldt Bay, CA
Document Number: 2011-9052
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a permanent increase in security zone size from 100 yards (91 meters) to 500 yards (457 meters) for tankers, cruise ships, and High Value Assets (HVAs) while underway on the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay, Delta Ports, Monterey Bay, and Humboldt Bay, CA. Once a tanker, cruise ship, or HVA is anchored or moored within the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay, Delta Ports, Monterey Bay, and Humboldt Bay, CA, the security zone will decrease from 500 yards (457 meters) to 100 yards (91 meters). Security zones are necessary to effectively protect HVAs and are only enforceable within the limits of that zone. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within the temporary security zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or their designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2011-9051
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Change of Pace Foundation's Capitol City Classic Foot Race. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the event.
Safety Zone; Boom Days, Niagara River, Niagara Falls, NY
Document Number: 2011-8884
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Niagara River, Niagara Falls, NY for the Boom Days Fireworks. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from La Salle Marina and a portion of the Niagara River, Niagara Falls, NY during the Boom Days Fireworks on April 16, 2011. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a firework display.
Safety Zone; Boom Days, Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, NY
Document Number: 2011-8882
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, NY for the Boom Days Fireworks. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from Doug's Dive, the NFTA small boat harbor and a portion of the Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, NY during the Boom Days Fireworks on April 16, 2011. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a firework display.
Special Local Regulation; Extreme Sailing Series Boston; Boston Harbor, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2011-8833
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary special local regulation in Boston Harbor, Boston, Massachusetts, within the Captain of the Port (COTP) Boston Zone. This special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Extreme Sailing Series Boston regatta. The special local regulation will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of Boston Harbor, and prohibit vessels not participating in the Extreme Sailing Series event from entering the designated race area.
Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York
Document Number: 2011-8827
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising Anchorage Ground No. 19 located east of the Weehawken-Edgewater Federal Channel on the Hudson River. The revision is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels operating in the area. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property of both the anchored vessels and those operating in the area as well as to provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of commerce.
Superfund Site, New Bedford Harbor, New Bedford, MA: Anchorage Ground and Regulated Navigation Area
Document Number: 2011-8518
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend an existing anchorage ground which currently overlaps a pilot underwater cap (``pilot cap'') in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, MA. The Coast Guard also proposes to establish a regulated navigation area (RNA) prohibiting activities that disturb the seabed around the site. The proposed RNA would not affect transit or navigation of the area.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Patapsco River, Northwest Harbor, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2011-8519
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during the ``Baltimore Dragon Boat Challenge,'' a marine event to be held on the waters of the Patapsco River, Northwest Harbor, Baltimore, MD on June 25, 2011. 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 Patapsco River during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Apponagansett River, Dartmouth, MA
Document Number: 2011-8517
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-11
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 Padanaram Bridge at mile 1.0 across the Apponagansett River, at Dartmouth, Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to facilitate electrical maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for five days.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Calcasieu River, Westlake, LA
Document Number: 2011-8516
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-11
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 Union Pacific Railroad swing bridge across the Calcasieu River, mile 36.4, at Westlake, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to perform maintenance and updates to the bridge's operating system. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation during night operations on two separate occasions.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Harlem River, New York, NY
Document Number: 2011-8515
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-11
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 103rd Street (Wards Island) Pedestrian Bridge, mile 0.0, across the Harlem River at New York City, New York. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for 70 days.
Safety Zone; Repair of High Voltage Transmission Lines to Logan International Airport, Saugus River, Saugus, MA
Document Number: 2011-8372
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Saugus River, Lynn, Massachusetts, within the Captain of the Port (COTP) Boston Zone to allow for repair of high voltage transmission lines to Logan Airport. This safety zone is required to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the repair of high voltage transmission lines. Entering into, transiting through, mooring or anchoring within this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP.
Safety Zone; Commencement Bay, Tacoma, WA
Document Number: 2011-8370
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to amend 33 CFR 165.1305 to expand the established safety zone during the annual Tacoma Freedom Air Show on the fourth of July. The proposed safety zone expansion would establish a larger clear area for low flying aircraft during this event. This rule is necessary to help ensure the safety of the maritime public and event participants during this annual event and will do so by prohibiting any person or vessel from entering or remaining within the safety zone during this event.
Notice of Entry Into Effect of MARPOL Annex V Wider Caribbean Region Special Area
Document Number: 2011-8244
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the date for the entry into effect of discharge requirements from ships in the Wider Caribbean Region (WCR) special area (SA) as specified in the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) Annex V, Regulation 5 and Coast Guard regulations. MARPOL Annex V and the U.S. regulations apply to vessel and reception facility activities in the WCR region.
Passenger Weight and Inspected Vessel Stability Requirements
Document Number: 2011-8119
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On December 14, 2010, the Coast Guard amended its regulations governing the maximum weight and number of passengers that may safely be permitted on board a vessel and other stability regulations, including increasing the Assumed Average Weight per Person (AAWPP) to 185 lb. The amendment triggered new information collection requirements affecting documentation needed from certain inspected vessels as part of the Coast Guard commercial vessel safety program. This document announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved changes to the collections of information with control numbers 1625- 0057 and 1625-0064, which will now be enforced.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier East, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2011-8214
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier East Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor from 9:20 p.m. through 9:40 p.m. on May 7, 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 zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan.
Notification of the Removal of Conditions of Entry on Vessels Arriving From the Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Document Number: 2011-8006
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it is removing the conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the country of Islamic Republic of Mauritania.
Safety Zone, Newport River; Morehead City, NC
Document Number: 2011-8005
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes the establishment a safety zone on the waters of the Newport River under the main span US 70/Morehead CityNewport River high rise bridge in Carteret County, NC. This safety zone is necessary to provide for safety of life on navigable waters during the establishment of staging for bridge maintenance. This rule will enhance the safety of the contractors performing maintenance as well as the safety vessels that plan to transit this area.
Security Zones; Sector Southeastern New England Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2011-8003
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a permanent regulation that would create security zones around cruise ships in the Southeastern New England Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone. These security zones are nearly identical to security zones currently put in place by a temporary final rule. The proposed rule would create a 100-yard radius security zone encompassing all navigable waters around any cruise ship anchored or moored and 200-yard radius security zone encompassing all navigable waters around any cruise ship underway that is being escorted by Coast Guard or law enforcement agencies assisting the Coast Guard. These zones are needed to protect cruise ships and the public from destruction, loss, or injury from sabotage, subversive acts, or other malicious acts of a similar nature. Persons or vessels may not enter these security zones without permission of the COTP or a COTP designated representative.
Safety Zone; Big Rock Blue Marlin Air Show; Bogue Sound, Morehead City, NC
Document Number: 2011-7994
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary Safety Zone for the ``Big Rock Blue Marlin Air Show'', an aerial demonstration to be held over the waters of Bogue Sound, adjacent to Morehead City, North Carolina. This 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 on the Intracoastal Waterway from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Safety Zones; M/V Davy Crockett, Columbia and Willamette Rivers
Document Number: 2011-7890
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is extending the stationary and moving emergency safety zones established on the waters of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers surrounding the M/V DAVY CROCKETT. The Coast Guard is also reducing the size of the stationary emergency safety zone surrounding the M/V DAVY CROCKETT at approximately river mile 117 on the Columbia River. The safety zones are necessary to help ensure the safety of the response workers and maritime public from the hazards associated with deleterious state of and ongoing response operations involving the M/V DAVY CROCKETT. All persons and vessels are prohibited from entering or remaining in the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Columbia River or his designated representative.
Safety Zones: Fireworks Displays in the Captain of the Port Columbia River Zone
Document Number: 2011-7877
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending the enforcement period for the safety zone established for the Oregon Symphony Concert Fireworks Display in Portland, Oregon. The amendment is necessary because in recent years the actual date of the event has differed from that listed in the enforcement period of the regulation.
Safety Zone; Texas International Boat Show Power Boat Races; Corpus Christi Marina, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2011-7876
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Corpus Christi, Texas for North American Tri-Hull Championship scheduled to take place during the Texas International Boat Show. The North American Tri-Hull Championship will consist of a series of power boat races for approximately 8-12 vessels that are 18-feet long. The temporary safety zone is necessary for the safety of race participants, spectators and the general public.
Safety Zone; Naval Air Station Corpus Christi Air Show, Oso Bay, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2011-7874
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Oso Bay in Corpus Christi, Texas in support of the 2011 Naval Air Station Corpus Christi Air Show. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels would be prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zones; Charleston Race Week, Charleston Harbor, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2011-7872
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing three temporary safety zones for the Charleston Race Week in Charleston, South Carolina. The races will take place on April 14, 2011 through April 17, 2011. The temporary safety zones are necessary for the safety of race participants, participant vessels, and the general public during the races.
Protection for Whistleblowers in the Coast Guard
Document Number: 2011-7642
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On December 21, 2010, the Coast Guard published a direct final rule that notified the public of the Coast Guard's intent to amend its ``Coast Guard Whistleblower Protection'' regulations to conform to statutory protections for all members of the Armed Forces. We have not received an adverse comment, or notice of intent to submit an adverse comment, on this rule. Therefore, the rule will go into effect as scheduled.
Security Zone: Passenger Vessels, Sector Southeastern New England Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2011-7640
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the effective period for temporary fixed and moving security zones around certain passenger vessels in the Sector Southeastern New England Captain of the Port Zone through October 1, 2011. Temporary section 33 CFR 165.T01-0864, which established these temporary security zones, was set to expire on April 1, 2011. Extending the effective period for these security zones provides continued and uninterrupted protection of passengers, vessels, and the public from destruction, loss, or injury from sabotage, subversive acts, or other malicious acts of a similar nature.