Coast Guard March 16, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Spa Creek and Annapolis Harbor, Annapolis, MD
Document Number: 2012-6382
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-03-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the swim segment of the ``TriRock Triathlon Series'', a marine event to be held on the waters of Spa Creek and Annapolis Harbor on May 12, 2012. 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 Spa Creek and Annapolis Harbor during the event.
Special Local Regulation; USAT Triathlon/Race Rowing Competition; Black Warrior River; Tuscaloosa, AL
Document Number: 2012-6381
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-03-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for a portion of the Black Warrior River, from mile 338.5 to mile 341.5, Tuscaloosa, AL. This action is necessary for the safeguard of participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the USAT Triathlon/Race Rowing Competition. Entry into, transiting in or anchoring in this area is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or not part of the regatta patrol, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Mobile or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Temporary Change of Dates for Recurring Marine Events in the Fifth Coast Guard District, Ocean City Maryland Offshore Grand Prix, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2012-6380
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-03-16
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 ``Ocean City Maryland Offshore Grand Prix,'' hydroplane races on the North Atlantic Ocean near Ocean City, Maryland. The event consists of approximately 50 V- hull and twin-hull inboard hydroplanes racing in heats counter- clockwise around an oval race course, 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 North Atlantic Ocean near Ocean City, Maryland during the event.
Annual Marine Events in the Eighth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2012-6379
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-03-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce Special Local Regulations for the Neches River Festival boat races in Port Neches, TX from 3 p.m. on May 4, 2012 through 6 p.m. on May 6, 2012. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the race participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, non-participating vessels and other users of the waterway. During the enforcement period no person or vessel may enter the zone established by the special local regulation without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies
Document Number: 2012-6378
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC). NAVSAC provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security, through the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, on matters relating to maritime collisions, rammings, and groundings, Inland Rules of the Road, International Rules of the Road, navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems.
Special Local Regulation; Emerald Coast Super Boat Grand Prix; Saint Andrew Bay; Panama City, FL
Document Number: 2012-6377
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-03-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for a portion of Saint Andrew Bay, Panama City, FL. This action is necessary for the safeguard of participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the Emerald Coast Super Boat Grand Prix high speed boat races. Entry into, transiting in or anchoring in this area is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or not part of the regatta patrol, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Mobile or a designated representative.