Coast Guard July 2, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone, Temporary Change for Recurring Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Displays, Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club Independence Day Fireworks Display, Broad Bay; Virginia Beach, VA
Document Number: 2012-16232
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone regulation for one recurring fireworks display within the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation refers to the fireworks display event that takes place on the navigable waters of Broad Bay in Virginia Beach, VA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club Independence Day Fireworks Display. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2012-16118
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding Information Collection Requests (ICRs), 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 collections of information: 1625-0033, Display of Fire Control Plans for Vessels and 1625-0047, Plan Approval and Records for Vital System Automation. Our ICRs describe 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.
Safety Zone: Skagway Harbor, Skagway, AK for 4th of July Fireworks
Document Number: 2012-16117
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters within a 1,000 foot radius of the fireworks launching point located on the White Pass and Yukon Railway Dock in position 59[deg]26.70' north and 135[deg]19.58' west in the vicinity of the mouth of the Small Boat Harbor, Skagway, Alaska, to limit access for the duration of the 4th of July Fireworks display. Persons desiring to transit within this safety zone must contact the Captain of the Port Southeast Alaska, or the designated on scene representative via VHF radio channel 16 or 13 (156.650 MHz) to receive permission.
Safety Zone; KULLUK, Outer Continental Shelf Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU), Beaufort Sea, AK
Document Number: 2012-16116
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 500-meter safety zone in the navigable waters, from the surface to seabed, around the MODU KULLUK while anchored or deploying and recovering moorings on location in order to drill exploratory wells at various prospects located in the Beaufort Sea Outer Continental Shelf, Alaska, on or about July 1, 2012, through November 30, 2012. See TABLE 1. The purpose of the temporary safety zone is to protect the MODU from surface and subsurface vessels that are operating outside the normal shipping channels and fairways. Placing a safety zone around the MODU will significantly reduce the threat of allisions that could result in oil spills, and releases of natural gas, and thereby protect the safety of life, property, and the environment. Lawful demonstrations may be conducted outside of the safety zone.
Safety Zone; Mississippi River, Mile Marker 230.0 to Mile Marker 237.0, in the Vicinity of Baton Rouge, LA
Document Number: 2012-16114
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Lower Mississippi River (LMR) beginning at mile marker (MM) 230.0 and ending at MM 237.0, in the vicinity of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with a maritime salvage operation. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless vessels have met the specified instructions or are specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or a designated representative.
Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Safety Zones; Blue Angels Air Show; Gulf of Mexico & Santa Rosa Sound; Pensacola, FL
Document Number: 2012-16113
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a Safety Zone for the Blue Angels Air Show in the Gulf of Mexico and Santa Rosa Sound, Pensacola, Florida from 12:01 a.m. July 11, 2012 through 11:59 p.m. July 15, 2012. This action is necessary for the safeguard of participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the Blue Angels Air Show. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting or anchoring in the Safety Zone 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 a designated representative.
Boston Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2012-16098
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Boston Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) to submit their applications for membership, to the Captain of the Port (COTP), Boston, MA.