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Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chickasaw Creek, AL
Document Number: 2011-3955
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the CSX Railroad Swing Span Bridge across Chickasaw Creek, mile 0.0, in Mobile, Alabama. The deviation is necessary to replace railroad ties on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed for eight hours on March 8, 2011.
Quarterly Listings; Safety Zones, Security Zones, Special Local Regulations, Drawbridge Operation Regulations and Regulated Navigation Areas
Document Number: 2011-3867
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard published a document in the Federal Register of February 9, 2011, concerning the expiration of temporary rules. The document contained an incorrect docket number.
Special Local Regulations; Patriot Challenge Kayak Race, Ashley River, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2011-3573
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations for the Patriot Challenge Kayak Race in Charleston, SC. The race will take place on April 10, 2011 on the Ashley River. These special local regulations are necessary to insure the safety of life on navigable waters during the race. These special local regulations will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Ashley River, preventing non-participant vessels from entering the regulated areas.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Curtis Creek, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2011-3572
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the drawbridge operation regulations of the Pennington Avenue Bridge, across Curtis Creek, mile 0.9, at Baltimore, MD. This temporary change allows the bridge to operate on a restricted schedule to complete structural repairs and replacement of the grid deck, floor beams and stringers.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ
Document Number: 2011-3571
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-17
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 Lower Hack Bridge across the Hackensack River, mile 3.4, at Jersey City, New Jersey. The deviation is necessary to repair structural steel members on the lift span. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate the above repairs.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Severn River, Spa Creek and Annapolis Harbor, Annapolis, MD
Document Number: 2011-3570
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-02-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during the swim segment of the ``TriRock Annapolis'' triathlon, a marine event to be held on the waters of Spa Creek and Annapolis Harbor on May 14, 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 Potomac River during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL
Document Number: 2011-3569
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-17
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 Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois. The deviation is necessary to allow the Quad Cities Heart Walk to cross the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to be maintained in the closed-to- navigation position for two hours.
Tank Vessel and Marine Transportation-Related Facility Response Plans for Hazardous Substances
Document Number: 2011-3568
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-02-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is reopening the comment periods on two proposed rules before issuing final rules regarding Tank Vessel Response Plans for Hazardous Substances (USCG-1998-4354) and Marine Transportation-Related Facility Response Plans for Hazardous Substances (USCG-1999-5705). The Coast Guard previously published two notices of proposed rulemaking (NPRMs) proposing to require response plans for certain tank vessels operating on the navigable waters of the United States, as well as marine transportation-related facilities, that could reasonably be expected to cause substantial harm to the environment by discharging a hazardous substance. The proposed regulations were published to implement the requirements put into place by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, but were never published as final rules. Because of the lapse in time since the NPRM publications, the Coast Guard is reopening the comment period to allow for any additional or updated comments from the public before publishing the final rules.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL
Document Number: 2011-3567
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-17
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 Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois. The deviation is necessary to allow the Quad City Marathon to cross the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to be maintained in the closed-to- navigation position for four hours.
Safety Zone; Havasu Landing Regatta, Colorado River, Lake Havasu Landing, CA
Document Number: 2011-3566
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Havasu, California in support of the Havasu Landing Regatta. This temporary 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; Fourth Annual Offshore Challenge, Sunny Isles Beach, FL
Document Number: 2011-3564
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-02-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone in the Atlantic Ocean east of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida for the Fourth Annual Offshore Challenge. The Fourth Annual Offshore Challenge will consist of a series of high-speed boat races. The boat races are scheduled to take place from Friday, June 17, 2011 through Sunday, June 19, 2011. The temporary safety zone is necessary for the safety of race participants, spectators, and the general public.
Special Local Regulation; Mavericks Surf Competition, Half Moon Bay, CA
Document Number: 2011-3357
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation on certain navigable waters of Half Moon Bay in support of the Mavericks Surf Competition. This special local regulation is necessary to ensure the safety of participants and spectators during the event. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Francisco, CA.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, New Orleans Harbor, Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA
Document Number: 2011-3356
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-15
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 SR 39 (Judge Seeber/Claiborne Avenue) vertical lift bridge across the Inner Harbor Navigational Canal, mile 0.9, (Gulf Intracoastal Waterway mile 6.7 East of Harvey Lock), at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. This deviation is necessary to replace all of the deck plating and stringers on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed during the day except for two (2) scheduled openings per day during the entire length of the closure.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), at Wrightsville Beach, NC; Cape Fear and Northeast Cape Fear River, at Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2011-3355
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulations that govern the operations of three North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) bridges: The S.R. 74 Bridge, across the AIWW, mile 283.1 at Wrightsville Beach, NC; the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge across the Cape Fear River, mile 26.8; and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge across the Northeast Cape Fear River, mile 1.0; both at Wilmington, NC. The proposed change will alter the dates these bridges are allowed to remain in the closed position to accommodate the annual Beach2Battleship Iron and \1/2\ Iron Triathlon and the Battleship North Carolina Half Marathon and 5K.
Regulated Navigation Area; Hudson River South of the Troy Locks, NY
Document Number: 2011-3351
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) on the navigable waters of the Hudson River in New York, south of the Troy Locks. This action is necessary to promote navigational safety, provide for the safety of life and property, and facilitate the reasonable demands of commerce. This action will impose restrictions on vessels operating within the waters of the Hudson River south of the Troy Locks when ice is a threat to navigation.
Eastern Great Lakes Area Maritime Security Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2011-3324
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice solicits applications for membership in the Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC), Eastern Great Lakes, and its five regional sub-committees: Northeast Ohio Region, Northwestern Pennsylvania Region, Western New York Region, Lake Ontario Region and St. Lawrence Region.
Safety Zone; Miami International Triathlon, Bayfront Park, Miami, FL
Document Number: 2011-3323
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the waters east of Bayfront Park for the Miami International Triathlon in Miami, Florida. The triathlon is scheduled to take place on March 20, 2011. The temporary safety zone is necessary for the safety of triathlon participants, participant vessels, and the general public during the swim portion of the triathlon. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative.
Bulk Solid Hazardous Materials: Harmonization With the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code
Document Number: 2011-3322
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On October 19, 2010, the Coast Guard amended its regulations governing the carriage of solid hazardous materials in bulk to allow use of the IMSBC Code as an equivalent form of compliance. The amendment triggered information collection requirements affecting the Special Permits issued by the Coast Guard that allow the carriage of hazardous bulk solid materials not addressed in the amended regulations. This notice announces that the collection of information has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and may now be enforced. The OMB control number is 1625-0025.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number: 1625-0073
Document Number: 2011-3320
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0073, Alteration of Unreasonable Obstructive Bridges. Our ICR describes 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.
Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2011-3338
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee (CFSAC) will meet in Portsmouth, Virginia to discuss various issues relating to safety in the commercial fishing industry. This meeting will be open to the public.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2011-3042
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0108, Standard Numbering System for Undocumented Vessels. Our ICR describes 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.
Hull Identification Numbers for Recreational Vessels
Document Number: 2011-3037
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-02-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces its decision to not initiate a rulemaking addressing an expanded hull identification number (HIN). The Coast Guard's decision-making process included consideration of comments submitted in response to its request for comments on the costs and benefits of expanding the existing 12-character HIN in order to provide additional information identifying vessels.
Special Local Regulations; Krewe of Charleston Mardi Gras Boat Parade, Charleston Harbor, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2011-2948
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for the Krewe of Charleston Mardi Gras Boat Parade on the Ashley River and in Charleston Harbor in Charleston, South Carolina. This special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the marine parade. The special local regulation will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Ashley River and Charleston Harbor, preventing non-participant vessels from entering the regulated area.
Safety Zone; Mississippi River, Mile 842.0 to 839.5
Document Number: 2011-2860
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-02-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Upper Mississippi River, Mile 842.0 to 839.5, extending the entire width of the river. This safety zone is needed to protect participants and event personnel during the swim leg of the OptumHealth Half Iron Triathlon occurring in the Upper Mississippi River. Entry into this zone would be prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Mantua Creek, Paulsboro, NJ
Document Number: 2011-2898
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-02-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its notice of proposed rulemaking concerning the proposed change to the regulations that governed the operation of the S.R. 44 Bridge, at mile 1.7, across Mantua Creek at Paulsboro, NJ. The requested change would have allowed the drawbridge to operate on an advance notice basis year-round.
Safety Zones; Eleventh Coast Guard District Annual Fireworks Events
Document Number: 2011-2863
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-02-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the listing of permanent safety zones to ensure public safety during annual firework displays at various locations in the Eleventh Coast Guard District. These amendments will standardize the safety zone language, update listed events, delete events that are no longer occurring, add new unlisted annual fireworks events to the regulations, and standardize the format for all tables in these four sections. When these safety zones are activated, and thus subject to enforcement, this rule would limit the movement of vessels within the established firework display area.
Eleventh Coast Guard District Annual Marine Events
Document Number: 2011-2861
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-02-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to update and consolidate the list of marine events occurring annually within the Eleventh Coast Guard District. These amendments will standardize the special local regulations language, update listed events, delete events that are no longer occurring, add new unlisted annual events to the regulation, and standardize the format for all tables in these four sections. When these special local regulations are activated, and thus subject to enforcement, this rule would enable vessel movement restrictions in the regulated area.
Quarterly Listings; Safety Zones, Security Zones, Special Local Regulations, Drawbridge Operation Regulations and Regulated Navigation Areas
Document Number: 2011-2835
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides required notice of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard and temporarily effective between February 2008 and October 2010, that expired before they could be published in the Federal Register. This document lists temporary safety zones, security zones, special local regulations, drawbridge operation regulations and regulated navigation areas, all of limited duration and for which timely publication in the Federal Register was not possible.
Safety Zone; Underwater Hazard, Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn, NY
Document Number: 2011-2689
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-02-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a permanent safety zone within the waters of Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn, New York. This proposed safety zone is necessary to provide for the protection of the maritime public and safety of navigation from recently discovered underwater explosive hazards in Gravesend Bay. This action is intended to restrict unauthorized persons and vessels from traveling through or conducting underwater activities within a portion of Gravesend Bay until recently discovered military munitions are rendered safe and removed from the area. Entry into this zone would be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port New York or the designated on-scene representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Keokuk, IA
Document Number: 2011-2688
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-08
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 Keokuk Drawbridge across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 364.0, at Keokuk, Iowa. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner time to perform the needed maintenance and repairs to the bridge that is essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for thirty days.
Great Lakes Pilotage: 2011 Annual Review and Adjustment
Document Number: 2011-2456
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is increasing the rates for pilotage service on the Great Lakes to generate sufficient revenue to cover allowable expenses, target pilot compensation, and return on investment. This increase reflects a projected August 1, 2011, increase in benchmark contractual wages and benefits and an adjustment for deflation. This rule promotes the Coast Guard's strategic goal of maritime safety.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number: 1625-0008
Document Number: 2011-2301
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), 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 collection of information: 1625-0008, Regattas and Marine Parades. Our ICR describes 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.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2011-2300
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of revisions 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. Before submitting these ICRs to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Pocomoke River, Pocomoke City, MD
Document Number: 2011-2224
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-02
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 675 Bridge across Pocomoke River, mile 15.6, at Pocomoke City, MD. The deviation restricts the operation of the draw span to facilitate mechanical repairs.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bayou Tigre, Vermillion Parish, LA
Document Number: 2011-2223
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-02
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 Bayou Tigre (LA 330) bridge across Bayou Tigre, mile 2.3, near Delcambre, Vermillion Parish, Louisiana. This deviation is necessary to allow timely bridge rehabilitation to improve overall traffic, boat and pedestrian safety. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to vessel traffic.
Security Zones; Cruise Ships, Port of San Diego, CA; Correction
Document Number: 2011-2222
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-02-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document corrects the preamble to a proposed rule published in the Federal Register of January 27, 2011 (76 FR 4833), regarding security zones for cruise ships in the Port of San Diego, California. This correction clarifies when a preliminary environmental analysis checklist will be available in the docket.
Safety Zone; Beaufort River/Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Beaufort, SC
Document Number: 2011-1980
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-01-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Beaufort River portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, South Carolina during construction and expansion of the J.E. McTeer Bridge, also referred to as the S.C. 802 Bridge. This regulation is necessary to protect life and property on the navigable waters of the Beaufort River during construction and expansion of the J.E. McTeer Bridge. Persons and vessels will be prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ
Document Number: 2011-1818
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-01-27
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 Upper Hack Bridge across the Hackensack River, mile 6.9, at Secaucus, New Jersey. The deviation is necessary for electrical rehabilitation. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Hempstead, NY
Document Number: 2011-1816
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-01-27
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 Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge across the Sloop Channel, mile 12.8, at Hempstead, New York. The deviation is necessary to perform structural repairs. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Passaic River, Jersey City, NJ
Document Number: 2011-1808
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-01-27
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 1 & 9 Bridge across the Passaic River, mile 1.8, at Jersey City, New Jersey. The deviation is necessary for bridge painting. This deviation allows the bridge owner to require a two-hour advance notice for bridge openings and several short duration bridge closures.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Old Brazos River, Freeport, Brazoria County, TX
Document Number: 2011-1806
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-01-27
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 Span Bridge across the Old Brazos River, mile 4.4, at Freeport, Brazoria County, Texas. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for six 13-hour periods between January 21 and January 30, 2011 and one 5-day period between February 10 and 16, 2011.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Chelsea River, Chelsea and East Boston, MA
Document Number: 2011-1805
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-01-27
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 P.J. McArdle Bridge across the Chelsea River, mile 0.3, between Chelsea and East Boston, Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to facilitate a public event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position.
Security Zones; Cruise Ships, Port of San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2011-1804
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-01-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend 33 CFR 165.1108, Security Zones; Cruise Ships, Port of San Diego, California, by providing a common description of all security zones created by this section to encompass only navigable waters within a 100 yard radius around any cruise ship that is located within the San Diego port area landward of the sea buoys bounding the Port of San Diego. This notice of proposed rulemaking is necessary to provide for the safety of the cruise ship, vessels, and users of the waterway. Entry into these security zones will be prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) San Diego, or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Underwater Hazard, Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn, NY
Document Number: 2011-1660
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-01-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn, New York. This rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on the navigable waters. This rule is intended to restrict unauthorized persons and vessels from traveling through or conducting underwater activities within a portion of Gravesend Bay until recently discovered military munitions are rendered safe and removed from the area.
Safety Zone; 500 Yards North and South, Bank to Bank, of Position 29°48.77′ N 091°33.02′ W, Charenton Drainage and Navigation Canal, St. Mary Parish, LA
Document Number: 2011-1645
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-01-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone extending 500 yards North and South, bank to bank, of position 29[deg]48.77' N 091[deg]33.02' W, Charenton Drainage and Navigation Canal, St. Mary Parish, LA. This Safety Zone is needed to protect the general public, vessels and tows from destruction, loss or injury due to a sunken vessel and associated hazards.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Oakland Inner Harbor Tidal Canal, Oakland/Alameda, CA, Schedule Change
Document Number: 2011-1574
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-01-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), to change the operation of the Alameda County and the Army Corps of Engineers owned drawbridges crossing the Oakland Inner Harbor Tidal Canal, between Oakland and Alameda, California. The proposed change would have allowed the drawbridges to open for vessels upon four hours advance notice for openings between the hours 4:30 p.m. and 9 a.m. daily. With the exception of Federal Holidays, openings at all other times would have been on signal except during interstate rush hours, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, when the drawbridges need not be opened for vessels. The proposed change was requested by Alameda County to reduce the drawbridge staffing requirements during periods of reduced openings. The NPRM is being withdrawn because of the opposing comments received from the various sources including the primary waterway users that transit the drawbridges.
Safety Zone; Repair of High Voltage Transmission Lines to Logan International Airport, Saugus River, Saugus, MA
Document Number: 2011-1572
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-01-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish 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.
Self-Defense of Vessels of the United States
Document Number: 2011-1571
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Pursuant to Section 912 of the 2010 Coast Guard Authorization Act, the Coast Guard is reviewing its policy regarding standard rules for the use of force for self-defense of vessels of the United States and is requesting comments on the current policy.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2011-1216
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing this notice to reschedule the teleconference meeting of the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). The teleconference meeting, originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 12, 2011, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST, was cancelled due to telephone dial-in technical difficulties. NOSAC will meet by teleconference to discuss items related to safety of operations and other matters affecting the oil and gas offshore industry. The purpose of this meeting is to review and discuss reports and recommendations received from the two NOSAC subcommittees and to address two new tasks for the Committee. This meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chickasaw Creek, AL
Document Number: 2011-1200
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-01-21
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 CSX Railroad Swing Span Bridge across Chickasaw Creek, mile 0.0, in Mobile, Alabama. The deviation is necessary to replace railroad ties on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed for nine hours with a one-hour mid-day opening on February 8 and 9, 2011.