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Security Zone; 2011 Seattle Seafair Fleet Week Moving Vessels, Puget Sound, Washington
Document Number: 2011-17261
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing temporary security zones around the HMCS WHITEHORSE (NCSM 705), HMCS NANAIMO (NCSM 702), and the USCGC MELLON (WHEC 717) which include all waters within 500 yards from these vessels while each vessel is participating in the Seafair Fleet Week Parade of Ships and while moored following the parade until departing on August 8, 2011. These security zones are necessary to help ensure the security of the vessels from sabotage or other subversive acts during Seafair Fleet Week Parade of Ships and will do so by prohibiting any person or vessel from entering or remaining in the security zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP), Puget Sound or Designated Representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Near Hackberry, LA
Document Number: 2011-17259
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-11
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 SR 27 (Ellender Ferry) vertical lift bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 243.8 west of Harvey Lock, near Hackberry, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. This deviation is necessary to perform electrical component upgrades and repair work on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for nine consecutive hours daily Monday through Friday for four weeks.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Old River Channel of the Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 2011-17257
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Willow Street Bridge at mile 1.02 across the Old River Channel of the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, OH. The deviation is necessary to facilitate replacement of machinery that operates the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain secured to masted navigation during the maintenance period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Harlem River, New York City, NY
Document Number: 2011-17115
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the 103rd Street (Wards Island) Pedestrian Bridge at mile 0.0, across the Harlem River at New York City, New York. This interim rule is necessary to facilitate the completion of a major bridge rehabilitation project at the 103rd Street (Wards Island) Pedestrian Bridge while soliciting comments from the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Illinois Waterway, Near Morris, IL
Document Number: 2011-17111
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-08
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 Elgin, Joliet, and Eastern Railroad Drawbridge across the Illinois Waterway, mile 270.6, near Morris, Illinois. The deviation is necessary to allow removal of the existing lift span and installation of the replacement lift span. This deviation allows the bridge to be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position for eighty-four hours.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Lake Gaston, Enterprise, NC
Document Number: 2011-17114
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing Special Local Regulations for
Risk-Based Targeting of Foreign Flagged Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODUs)
Document Number: 2011-17112
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Office of Vessel
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lafourche Bayou, Lafourche, LA
Document Number: 2011-17108
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Black Warrior River, Demopolis, Marengo County, AL
Document Number: 2011-17106
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Christina River, Wilmington, DE
Document Number: 2011-16953
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District has issued a
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.
Safety Zone; Upper Mississippi River, Mile 856.0 to 855.0, Minneapolis, MN
Document Number: 2011-16684
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Upper Mississippi River, from Mile 856.0 to 855.0, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and extending the entire width of the river. This safety zone is needed to protect participants and event personnel during the U.S. Wakeboard Nationals occurring on the Upper Mississippi River. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative during the period of enforcement.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks Event, Pagan River, Smithfield, VA
Document Number: 2011-16618
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 420-foot radius safety zone on the navigable waters of the Pagan River in Smithfield, VA in support of the Fourth of July Fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners and spectators from the hazards associated with aerial fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Swim Around Charleston, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2011-16541
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary moving safety zone during the Swim Around Charleston, a swimming race occurring on waters of the Wando River, the Cooper River, Charleston Harbor, and the Ashley River, in Charleston, South Carolina. The Swim Around Charleston is scheduled to take place on Sunday, October 23, 2011. The temporary safety zone is necessary for the safety of the swimmers, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. Persons and vessels would 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.
Qualification for an STCW Endorsement as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch (OICNW)
Document Number: 2011-16540
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Office of Vessel Activities (CG-543) Policy Letter 11-07 amending its policy concerning qualification for a STCW endorsement as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch (OICNW). The policy is currently found in National Maritime Center (NMC) Policy Letters 01-02 and 16-02.
Safety Zone; Bullhead City Regatta, Bullhead City, AZ
Document Number: 2011-16539
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Bullhead City, Arizona for the Bullhead City Regatta on August 13, 2011. 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 would be 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 Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2011-16408
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce two safety zones for annual fireworks events in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone at various times from 10 p.m. on July 3, 2011 through 9 p.m. on July 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 an enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Shore Thing and Independence Day Fireworks, Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk, VA
Document Number: 2011-16357
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Chesapeake Bay in the vicinity of Ocean View Beach Park, Norfolk, VA in support of the Shore Thing and Independence Day Fireworks event. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Shore Thing and Independence Day Fireworks show. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Chesapeake Bay to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Cape Charles Fireworks, Cape Charles Harbor, Cape Charles, VA
Document Number: 2011-16353
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of Cape Charles City Harbor in Cape Charles, VA in support of the Fourth of July Fireworks event. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Cape Charles Fireworks show. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners and spectators from the hazards associated with aerial fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Marine Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone
Document Number: 2011-16339
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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.
Safety Zone; San Francisco Chronicle Fireworks Display, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2011-16115
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones for the annual San Francisco Chronicle Fireworks Display (Independence Day Celebration for the City of San Francisco Fireworks). This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone, Newport River; Morehead City, NC
Document Number: 2011-16350
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the waters of the Newport River under the main span US 70/Morehead City-Newport 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 of vessels that plan to transit this area.
Safety Zone; Labor Day Fireworks, Ancarrows Landing Park, James River, Richmond, VA
Document Number: 2011-16345
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of James River in Richmond, VA in support of the Labor Day Fireworks event. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Labor Day Fireworks show. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners and spectators from the hazards associated with aerial fireworks displays.
Safety Zones; July 4th Weekend Fireworks Displays Within the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg Zone, FL
Document Number: 2011-16324
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones during the Fourth of July weekend fireworks events on the navigable waterways of Anna Maria, Fort Myers Beach, Longboat Key, Madeira Beach, Naples, Palmetto, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and Palm Harbor, 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 St. Petersburg or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Big Sioux River From the Military Road Bridge North Sioux City to the Confluence of the Missouri River, SD
Document Number: 2011-16247
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone restricting navigation on the Big Sioux River from the Military Road Bridge in North Sioux City, South Dakota to the confluence of the Missouri River and extending the entire width of the river. During enforcement periods, vessels must obtain Captain of the Port authorization to enter the safety zone. This temporary safety zone is needed to protect the general public, vessels and tows, and the levee system from destruction, loss or injury due to hazards associated with rising flood water. Operation in this zone is restricted unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Bay Point Fireworks, Bay Point Marina; Marblehead, OH
Document Number: 2011-16246
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
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, Marblehead, Ohio. This Zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Lake Erie for the Bay Point Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Hylebos Bridge Restoration, Hylebos Waterway, Tacoma, WA
Document Number: 2011-16245
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone extending 50 yards to the north and south of the Hylebos Bridge, Tacoma, WA in both directions along the entire length of the Hylebos Bridge to ensure the safety of the boating public during the Hylebos Bridge restoration project. This safety zone is necessary to protect vessels transiting in the vicinity of the Hylebos Bridge from falling debris resulting from concrete removal performed as part of the bridge restoration.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2011-16111
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to remove, add, and consolidate special local regulations and permanent safety zones in the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) New York Zone for annual recurring swim events, fireworks displays, and marine events (annual recurring events). When these special local regulations or safety zones are activated and subject to enforcement, this rule would restrict vessels from portions of water areas during these annual recurring events. The revised listing of special local regulations and safety zones would facilitate public notification of events and help protect the public and event participants from the hazards associated with these annual recurring events.
Safety Zone; Northern California Annual Fireworks Events, Fourth of July Fireworks, Lake Tahoe, CA
Document Number: 2011-16107
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the annual safety zone for the Fourth of July Fireworks, Lake Tahoe, California, located off Incline Village in Crystal Bay. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Northern California Annual Fireworks Events, Independence Day Fireworks
Document Number: 2011-16106
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the annual Independence Day Fireworks (Kings Beach 4th of July Fireworks) safety zone. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Northern California Annual Fireworks Events, Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Sausalito, Sausalito, CA
Document Number: 2011-16105
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Sausalito annual safety zone. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Northern California Annual Fireworks Events, July 4th Fireworks Display
Document Number: 2011-16104
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zone for the annual July 4th Fireworks Display (Tahoe City 4th of July Fireworks Display). This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Delta Independence Day Foundation Celebration, Mandeville Island, CA
Document Number: 2011-16099
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters off the North Eastern shoreline of Mandeville Island, Mandeville Island, California in support of the Delta Independence Day Fireworks Foundation Celebration. This temporary 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 their designated representative.
Safety Zone; Myrtle Beach Triathlon, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Myrtle Beach, SC
Document Number: 2011-16098
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina during the Myrtle Beach Triathlon. The Myrtle Beach Triathlon, which is comprised of a series of triathlon races, is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 8, 2011 and Sunday, October 9, 2011. The temporary safety zone is necessary for the safety of race participants, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the swim portions of the triathlon races. Persons and vessels would 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.
Safety Zone; Northern California Annual Fireworks Events, Fourth of July Fireworks, South Lake Tahoe Gaming Alliance
Document Number: 2011-16097
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the annual Fourth of July Fireworks, South Lake Tahoe Gaming Alliance (Lights on the Lake Fireworks Display). This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Missouri River From the Border Between Montana and North Dakota
Document Number: 2011-16096
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the specified waters of the Missouri River from the Montana and North Dakota border to the confluence with the Mississippi River, extending the entire width of the river. During enforcement periods, vessels must obtain Captain of the Port authorization to enter the safety zone. 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. Operation in this zone is restricted unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Independence Day Fireworks Celebration for the City of Martinez, Martinez, CA
Document Number: 2011-16095
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of the Carquinez Strait, off of Waterfront Park, Martinez, Califonia in support of the Independence Day Fireworks Celebration for the City of Martinez. 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; 4th of July Festival Berkeley Marina Fireworks Display Berkeley, CA
Document Number: 2011-16093
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay, off of the Berkeley Pier, Berkeley, CA in support of the 4th of July Festival Berkeley Marina Fireworks Display. 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; Independence Day Fireworks Celebration for the City of Half Moon Bay, Half Moon Bay, CA
Document Number: 2011-16092
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Half Moon Bay, off of Pillar Point Harbor beach, Half Moon Bay, CA in support of the Independence Day Fireworks Celebration for the City of Half Moon Bay. 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.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Boston Zone
Document Number: 2011-15784
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend special local regulations (SLR) and to establish permanent safety zones in the Coast Guard Sector Boston Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone for annual recurring marine events. When these SLRs or safety zones are activated, and thus subject to enforcement, this rule would restrict persons and vessels from portions of waterway during annual events listed in TABLES 1 and 2 that pose a hazard to public safety. The revised SLRs and safety zones are proposed to reduce administrative overhead, expedite public notification of events, and to ensure the protection of the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with firework displays, boat races, and other marine events.
Safety Zone; Charleston Sharkfest Swim, Charleston Harbor, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2011-15973
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Charleston Harbor, in Charleston, South Carolina during the Charleston Sharkfest Swim on Sunday, September 4, 2011. The Charleston Sharkfest Swim is a 1.5-mile swimming race. The safety zone is necessary for the safety of the swimmers, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the swim. 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.
Safety Zone, Pantego Creek; Belhaven, NC
Document Number: 2011-15972
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Pantego Creek, Belhaven, NC. This action is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the hazards posed by fireworks displays. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Pantego Creek during the Belhaven Fourth of July Fireworks.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Temporary Change of Dates for Recurring Marine Events in the Fifth Coast Guard District, John H. Kerr Reservoir, Clarksville VA
Document Number: 2011-15971
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the enforcement period of special local regulations for one recurring marine event in the Fifth Coast Guard District, specifically, the ``Clarksville Hydroplane Challenge,'' hydroplane races on the waters of the John H. Kerr Reservoir. Because this event will consist of approximately 80 hydroplane powerboats conducting high-speed competitive races in heats counter-clockwise around an oval racecourse on the water of the John H. Kerr Reservoir, this regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of the John H. Kerr Reservoir in Clarksville, Virginia during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Apponagansett River, Dartmouth, MA
Document Number: 2011-15809
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the drawbridge operation regulations that govern the operation of the Padanaram Bridge across the Apponagansett River, mile 1.0, at Dartmouth, Massachusetts. The owner of the bridge has requested relief from crewing the bridge in the early morning hours when there have been no requests to open the bridge. It is expected that this change to the regulations would provide relief to the bridge owner while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.