Coast Guard April 18, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Local Regulation; Smokin The Lake; Gulfport Lake; Gulfport, MS
Document Number: 2012-9389
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for a portion of Gulfport Lake in Gulfport, MS. This action is necessary for the safeguard of participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the Smokin The Lake high speed boat races on May 5 and 6, 2012. Entry into, transiting 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.
Annual Marine Events in the Eighth Coast Guard District, Smoking the Sound; Biloxi Ship Channel; Biloxi, MS
Document Number: 2012-9381
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce Special Local Regulations for the Smoking the Sound boat races in the Biloxi Ship Channel, Biloxi, MS from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on April 28 and April 29, 2012. This action is necessary for the safeguard of participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the Smoking the Sound boat races. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting or anchoring in the regulated area is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Mobile or the designated Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
National Maritime Week Tugboat Races, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2012-9380
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Special Local Regulation for the annual National Maritime Week Tugboat Races in Elliott Bay, WA from 12 p.m. through 4:30 p.m. on May 12, 2012. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of all participants and spectators from the inherent dangers associated with these types of races which includes large wakes. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the regulated area except for participants in the event, supporting personnel, vessels registered with the event organizer, and personnel or vessels authorized by the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Annual Marine Events in the Eighth Coast Guard District, Dauphin Island Race; Mobile Bay; Mobile, AL
Document Number: 2012-9377
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce Special Local Regulations for the Dauphin Island Race in the Mobile Bay, Mobile, AL from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on April 28, 2012. This action is necessary for the safeguard of participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the Dauphin Island Race. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting or anchoring in the regulated area is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Mobile or the designated Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Special Local Regulation; Tuscaloosa Dragon Boat Race; Black Warrior River; Tuscaloosa, AL
Document Number: 2012-9375
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-04-18
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 340.5 to mile 341.0, Tuscaloosa, AL. This action is necessary for the safeguard of participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the Jr. League of Tuscaloosa Dragon Boat Races. Entry into, transiting 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 Regulations; Lowcountry Splash Open Water Swim, Wando River and Cooper River, Mount Pleasant, SC
Document Number: 2012-9373
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations on the waters of the Wando River and Cooper River in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina during the Lowcountry Splash, a 2.4 mile open water swim. The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 19, 2012. Approximately 600 people are expected to participate in the swim. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters of the United States during the event. The special local regulations establish a series of moving buffer zones, where all persons and vessels, except those persons and vessels participating in the open water swim, are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Annual Marine Events in the Eighth Coast Guard District, Blessing of the Fleet; Bayou La Batre; Bayou La Batre, AL
Document Number: 2012-9361
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce Special Local Regulations for the Blessing of the Fleet in Bayou La Batre, AL from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on May 6, 2012. This action is necessary for the safety of participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the Blessing of the Fleet, Bayou La Batre. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting or anchoring in the regulated area is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Mobile or the designated Coast Guard Patrol Commander.