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Safety Zone; New York Water Taxi 10th Anniversary Fireworks
Document Number: 2011-14327
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone New York on the navigable waters of the Upper New York Bay in the vicinity of Red Hook, New York for a fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, mooring, or anchoring within the temporary safety zone unless authorized by the COTP New York or the designated on-scene representative.
Safety Zones; July 4th Fireworks Displays Within the Captain of the Port Miami Zone, FL
Document Number: 2011-14318
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones during Fourth of July fireworks events on the navigable waterways of Bal Harbour, Boynton Beach, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Key Biscayne, Lauderdale by the Sea, Miami Beach, Pompano Beach, Stuart, and West Palm Beach, Florida. These safety zones are necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with launching fireworks over the navigable waters of the United States. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within any of the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative.
Installation and Use of Engine Cut-off Switches on Recreational Vessels
Document Number: 2011-14140
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks public input on whether changes are needed to the regulations covering standard safety features on certain recreational vessels. Specifically, the Coast Guard is seeking comment on whether it should require engine cut-off switches as a standard safety feature on propulsion machinery and/or starting controls installed on recreational vessels less than 26 feet in length, and whether it should require operators of these recreational vessels to use engine cut-off switches. Comments should address the public safety aspects of the new requirements, as well as the cost implications and regulatory burden.
Safety Zones; Multiple Firework Displays in Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Area of Responsibility
Document Number: 2011-14139
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing safety zones in Holmes Harbor, Boston Harbor, Port Gardner, Shilshole Bay, Port Ludlow, and Spieden Island for various summer fireworks displays. The safety zones are necessary to help ensure the safety of the maritime public during the displays and will do so by prohibiting all persons and vessels from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2011-14135
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various safety zones for annual fireworks events in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 9:40 p.m. on May 27, 2011 through 9:45 p.m. on September 4, 2011. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. This rule will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Michigan Bankers Association Fireworks, Lake Huron, Mackinac Island, MI
Document Number: 2011-14132
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie zone. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from certain portions of water areas within Sector Sault Sainte Marie Captain of the Port zone, as defined by 33 CFR 3.45- 45. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Chelsea St. Bridge Demolition, Chelsea River, Chelsea, MA
Document Number: 2011-13838
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone within the Sector Boston Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone for the demolition of the Chelsea St. Bridge. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the demolition operations. Entering into, transiting through, mooring or anchoring within this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP or the designated on-scene representative.
Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
Document Number: 2011-13759
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various local regulations for annual regattas and marine parades in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 8 a.m. on June 24, 2011 through 6 p.m. on July 31, 2011. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades. This rule will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in specified areas immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the regulated areas without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Limited Service Domestic Voyage Load Lines for River Barges on Lake Michigan
Document Number: 2011-13754
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending the special load line exemption regime for certain river barges operating on Lake Michigan, as established in the final rule published on November 18, 2010. Specifically, the weather restrictions based on Small Craft Advisory conditions are being replaced with the original weather restrictions implemented in 2002 by an interim rule.
Safety Zone; Conneaut Festival Fireworks, Conneaut Harbor, Conneaut, OH
Document Number: 2011-13758
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Conneaut Harbor, Conneaut, OH for the Conneaut Festival Fireworks. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Conneaut Harbor, Conneaut, OH during the Conneaut Festival Fireworks on July 3, 2011. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a firework display.
Safety Zone; Lorain Independence Day Fireworks, Black River, Lorain, OH
Document Number: 2011-13756
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone at the mouth of the Black River, Lorain, OH for the Lorain Independence Day Fireworks. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from the Black River in Lorain, OH, during the Lorain Independence Day Fireworks on July 3, 2011. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a firework display.
Safety Zone; 28th Annual Humboldt Bay Festival, Fireworks Display, Eureka, CA
Document Number: 2011-13689
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in support of the 28th Annual Humboldt Bay Festival Fireworks Display on the specified waters off the South end of Woodley Island in Eureka, California. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or her designated representative.
Regulated Navigation Area; Magothy River, Sillery Bay, MD
Document Number: 2011-13688
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary regulated navigation area (RNA) in certain waters of the Magothy River, in Sillery Bay, Maryland, on July 23, 2011. This RNA is necessary to provide for the safety of life, property and the environment. This RNA restricts the movement of vessels throughout the regulated area during The Bumper Bash 2011 event.
Safety Zone; Put-in-Bay Fireworks, Fox's the Dock Pier; South Bass Island, Put-in-Bay, OH
Document Number: 2011-13651
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone on Lake Erie, Put-in-Bay, Ohio. This Zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Lake Erie for the Put-in-Bay Fireworks. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Annual Events requiring safety zones in Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2011-13649
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce this safety zone for annual fireworks events in the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan zone at various times from 9:15 p.m. on June 11, 2011 through 11 p.m. on June 29, 2011. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. This rule will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone; Temporary Change to Enforcement Location of Recurring Fireworks Display Event, Currituck Sound; Corolla, NC
Document Number: 2011-13646
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement location of a safety zone for one specific recurring fireworks display in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to only one recurring fireworks event, held adjacent to the Currituck Sound, Corolla, North Carolina. The fireworks display formerly originated from a barge but will this year originate from a location on land. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Currituck Sound, Corolla, NC, during the event.
Safety Zone; M/V Del Monte Live-Fire Gun Exercise, James River, Isle of Wight, Virginia
Document Number: 2011-13644
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the James River in Isle of Wight, VA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the live-fire gun exercises on the M/V Del Monte. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners from the hazards associated with the live-fire gun exercise.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Nanticoke River, Seaford, DE
Document Number: 2011-13643
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the SR 13 Bridge across the Nanticoke River, mile 39.6, at Seaford, DE. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the cleaning and painting of the bridge. This deviation restricts the availability to open the bridge during the approximate seven week project.
Safety Zone; Commencement Bay, Tacoma, WA
Document Number: 2011-13443
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending our regulations to expand the established safety zone during the annual Tacoma Freedom Air Show held at Commencement Bay, Tacoma, WA. The safety zone expansion will enlarge the clear area for low flying aircraft during this event. This expanded safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of crews, spectators, participants of the event, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway during the event. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the COTP or his designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone
Document Number: 2011-13438
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is adding regulations requiring safety zones in the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie zone. This rule will establish safety zones that will restrict vessels from certain portions of water areas within the Sector Sault Sainte Marie Captain of the Port zone. These safety zones are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with various maritime events.
Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: 2011-13320
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable water regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. These changes are provided to coincide with the annual recodification of Title 33 on July 1, 2011.
Cruise Vessel Safety and Security Act of 2010, Available Technology
Document Number: 2011-13437
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In the Federal Register published on May 25, 2011, the United States Coast Guard solicited public comment on the availability of technology to meet certain provisions of the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010(CVSSA), specifically related to video recording and overboard detection technologies. The Notice of request for comments published with errors in the preamble, specifically, the addresses for submitting comments was incorrect and should have directed commenters to http://www.regulations.gov for online comment submissions, and to the ``Docket Management Facility (M-30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001'' for mailing comments.
Vessel Traffic Service Lower Mississippi River; Correction
Document Number: 2011-13332
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard published a final rule in the Federal Register on October 28, 2010 (75 FR 66309) establishing a mandatory participation Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) on the Lower Mississippi River and transferring certain vessel traffic management provisions of the Mississippi River, LouisianaRegulated Navigation Area to the VTS. That document inadvertently transposed the coordinates for two of the reporting points for the Algiers Point Special Area.
Safety Zone; Ocean City Air Show, Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2011-13329
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a temporary safety zone on the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Ocean City, MD to support the Ocean City Air Show. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Ocean City Air Show. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Atlantic Ocean to protect mariners from the hazards associated with air show events.
Safety Zone; Underwater Hazard, Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn, NY
Document Number: 2011-13325
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent safety zone within the waters of Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn, New York. This 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 will 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 is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) New York or the designated on-scene representative.
Safety Zone; M.I.T.'s 150th Birthday Celebration Fireworks, Charles River, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2011-13322
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone within the Sector Boston Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone for the M.I.T.'s 150th Birthday Celebration Fireworks display. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the fireworks event. Entering into, transiting through, mooring or anchoring within this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP or the designated on-scene representative.
Safety Requirements and Manning Exemption Eligibility on Distant Water Tuna Fleet Vessels
Document Number: 2011-13319
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Office of Vessel Activities Policy Letter 11-05 regarding Distant Water Tuna Fleet vessels manning exemption eligibility and safety requirements. This final policy clarifies the requirements to allow a distant water tuna fleet vessel to engage foreign citizens under a temporary manning exemption.
Special Local Regulation; Kelley's Island Swim, Lake Erie; Kelley's Island, Lakeside, OH
Document Number: 2011-13181
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a permanent Special Local Regulation on Lake Erie, Lakeside, Ohio. This regulation is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Lake Erie during the annual Kelley's Island Swim, which takes place in the second half of July. This special local regulated area is necessary to protect swimmers from vessel traffic.
Temporary Change of Dates for Recurring Marine Event in the Fifth Coast Guard District; Elizabeth River, Norfolk, VA
Document Number: 2011-13180
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will temporarily change the enforcement period of special local regulations for recurring marine events in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation apply to only one recurring marine event that conducts various river boat races and a parade during the ``35th Annual Norfolk Harborfest Celebration.'' Special local regulations are 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 Southern Branch, Elizabeth River, VA during the event.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Patapsco River, Northwest Harbor, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2011-13178
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing 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.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events, Bogue Sound; Morehead City, NC
Document Number: 2011-13177
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing of Special Local Regulations for ``The Crystal Coast Grand Prix'' powerboat race, to be held on the waters of Bogue Sound, adjacent to the Morehead City, North Carolina on August 20-21, 2011. This Special Local Regulation is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from hazards associated with powerboat races. This proposed regulation would close a portion of the waters of Bogue Sound to vessel traffic not participating in the powerboat race while the race is ongoing.
Special Local Regulations; Sabine River, Orange, TX
Document Number: 2011-13175
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary Special Local Regulation in the Port Arthur Captain of the Port Zone on the Sabine River, Orange, Texas on September 24-25, 2011. This Special Local Regulation is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Sabine River during the annual S.P.O.R.T boat races. This Special Local Regulations is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with powerboat races.
Notification of the Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States From the Union of the Comoros and the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire
Document Number: 2011-13174
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the countries of the Union of the Comoros and the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire.
Special Local Regulation; Olympia Harbor Days Tug Boat Races, Budd Inlet, WA
Document Number: 2011-13172
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation to enable vessel movement restrictions within the navigation channel and an area extending north of the channel in Budd Inlet, WA during the annual Olympia Harbor Days tug boat races. This action is necessary to restrict vessel movement within the specified race area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after racing activity in order to ensure the safety of participants, spectators and the maritime public. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within the specified race area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or Designated Representatives.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), at Wrightsville Beach, NC; Cape Fear and Northeast Cape Fear River, at Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2011-13169
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing 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. This 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.
Eleventh Coast Guard District Annual Marine Events
Document Number: 2011-13037
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to clarify the verbiage in the list of marine events occurring annually within the Eleventh Coast Guard District. This supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking changes the proposed regulation by changing the dates of two of the proposed special local regulations and adds clarifying language to the proposed regulation within San Diego Captain of the Port zone. When these special local regulations are activated, and thus subject to enforcement, this rule would enable vessel movement restrictions in the regulated area.
Safety Zones; Eleventh Coast Guard District Annual Fireworks Events
Document Number: 2011-13036
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the verbiage in listing of permanent safety zones during annual firework displays within the Eleventh Coast Guard District. This supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking changes the proposed regulation by adding clarifying language to the proposed regulation for San Diego Captain of the Port zone.
Cruise Vessel Safety and Security Act of 2010, Available Technology
Document Number: 2011-12988
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is soliciting public comment on the availability of technology to meet certain provisions of the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010(CVSSA), specifically related to video recording and overboard detection technologies. Public comment is necessary in order to assist the Coast Guard with assessing which requirements should be addressed in guidance and regulations implementing the CVSSA.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Northern New England
Document Number: 2011-12847
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is announcing specific dates and times for Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones occurring in the Northern New England Captain of the Port Zone. This action is necessary to protect marine traffic and spectators from the hazards associated with powerboat races, regattas, boat parades, rowing and paddling boat races, swim events, and fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the Special Local Regulation area or Safety Zone without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Wicomico Community Fireworks, Great Wicomico River, Mila, VA
Document Number: 2011-12677
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Great Wicomico River in the vicinity of Mila, VA in support of the Wicomico Community Fireworks event. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Wicomico Community Fireworks. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Great Wicomico River to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Marysville Days Fireworks, St. Clair River, Marysville, MI
Document Number: 2011-12676
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on St. Clair River, Marysville, MI. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of St. Clair River during the Marysville Days Fireworks.
Safety Zone; Fleet Week Maritime Festival, Pier 66, Elliott Bay, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2011-12675
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent safety zone extending 100 yards from Pier 66, Elliott Bay, WA to ensure adequate safety during the annual parade of ships and aerial demonstration for Fleet Week. This safety zone is necessary to promote safety on navigable waters and will do so by enforcing vessel movement restrictions in the immediate vicinity of Pier 66, Elliott Bay, WA, immediately prior to, during and immediately following this annual event. Entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or Designated Representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Inside Thorofare, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2011-12674
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-24
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 US40-322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge, at NJICW mile 70.0, across Inside Thorofare in Atlantic City, NJ. The deviation restricts the operation of the draw span in order to facilitate the free movement of vehicles over the bridge during the Dave Matthews Band three-day series of concerts and fireworks display.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Lake Gaston, Enterprise, NC
Document Number: 2011-12545
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishment of Special Local Regulations for ``The Crossing'' swim event, to be held on the waters of Lake Gaston, adjacent to the Eaton Ferry Bridge in Enterprise, North Carolina. This Special Local Regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic on Lake Gaston under the Eaton Ferry Bridge and within 100 yards east of the bridge during the swim event.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: 2011-12374
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend 33 CFR Part 165.929 Safety Zones; Annual Events requiring safety zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan zone. This proposed rule is intended to amend, establish, or delete the rules that restrict vessels from portions of water areas during events that pose a hazard to public safety. The safety zones amended or established by this proposed rule are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with various maritime events.
Safety Zone, Newport River; Morehead City, NC
Document Number: 2011-12378
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-23
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 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 of vessels that plan to transit this area.
Safety Zone; Big Rock Blue Marlin Air Show; Bogue Sound, Morehead City, NC
Document Number: 2011-12377
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing 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 and Bogue Sound adjacent to Morehead City, North Carolina.
Special Local Regulations; Miami Super Boat Grand Prix, Miami Beach, FL
Document Number: 2011-12376
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations on the waters of the Atlantic Ocean east of Miami Beach, Florida during the Miami Super Boat Grand Prix. The Miami Super Boat Grand Prix will consist of a series of high-speed boat races. The event is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 5, 2011. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the high-speed boat races. The special local regulations will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in an area east of Miami Beach. The special local regulations will establish the following two areas: A race area, where all persons and vessels except those persons and vessels participating in or conducting the race are prohibited from entering, transiting, anchoring, or remaining; and a spectator area, where all vessels are prohibited from anchoring.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Chester River, Chestertown, MD
Document Number: 2011-12373
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the reenactment portion of the ``Chestertown Tea Party Festival,'' a marine event to be held on the waters of the Chester River, Chestertown, MD on May 28, 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 Chester River during the event.
Implementation of Revised Passenger Weight Standards for Existing Passenger Vessels
Document Number: 2011-12282
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the publication of Officer of Vessel Activities (CG-543) Policy Letter 11-03: ``Implementation of Revised Passenger Weight Standards for Existing Passenger Vessels.'' This policy letter provides guidance on how the Coast Guard will amend Certificates of Inspection prior to a change in the assumed average weight per person standard that will become effective in December 2011.