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Safety Zone; V. I. Carnival Finale; St. Thomas Harbor; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Document Number: 2013-05906
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-03-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a safety zone on the waters of St. Thomas Harbor in St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands during the V. I. Carnival Finale, a firework display. The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 27, 2013, and will entail a barge being positioned near the St. Thomas Harbor channel from which fireworks will be lit.
Safety Zone, Corp. Event Finale UHC, St. Thomas Harbor; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Document Number: 2013-05905
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-03-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of St. Thomas Harbor in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands during the Corp. Event Finale UHC firework display. The safety zone is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with launching fireworks over navigable waters of the United States. The event is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, and will entail a barge being positioned near the St. Thomas Harbor channel from which fireworks will be lit.
Safety Zone; M/V XIANG YUN KOU and MODU NOBLE DISCOVERER; Resurrection Bay, Seward, AK
Document Number: 2013-05904
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters, from surface to seabed, around the Motor Vessel (M/V) XIANG YUN KOU and the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) NOBLE DISCOVERER with a planned transit through Resurrection Bay. The temporary safety zone will encompass the navigable waters within a 500 yard radius of the MODU NOBLE DISCOVERER from dock to loading in Resurrection Bay, Seward, Alaska, onto the transport ship M/V XIANG YUN KOU, and during the vessels intended route through Resurrection Bay. The purpose of the safety zone is to protect the persons and vessels from the inherent dangers of towing, loading, and transport operations of the MODU NOBLE DISCOVERER.
Special Local Regulations; Dragging on the Waccamaw, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Bucksport, SC
Document Number: 2013-05710
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-03-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Bucksport, South Carolina during the Outboard Drag Boat Association (ODBA) dragging on the Waccamaw, a series of high-speed boat races. The event is scheduled to take place on 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, through 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013. Approximately 50 high-speed race boats are anticipated to participate in the races. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters of the United States during the event. These special local regulations would temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Persons and vessels that are not participating in the races would be prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the restricted area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2013-05713
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating regulation that governs the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the First Annual ``Biggest Loser'' 5K walk and run event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2013-05712
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Tower Drawbridge across Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Ninth Annual Shamrock footrace. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2013-05711
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Broadway Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 11.7, at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the Race for the Roses and the Bridge to Brews Run & Walk events. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to allow for the safe movement of event participants.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; West Bay, Osterville, MA
Document Number: 2013-05548
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the West Bay Bridge across West Bay, mile 1.2, Osterville, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position three months to facilitate scheduled bridge repairs.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL
Document Number: 2013-05547
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois. The deviation is necessary to allow the River Bandits 5K Run/Walk to cross the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position.
Safety Zone; St. Patrick's Day Fireworks; Manitowoc River, Manitowoc, WI
Document Number: 2013-05546
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Manitowoc River in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Manitowoc River due to a fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the fireworks display.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Columbia River, Vancouver, WA
Document Number: 2013-05545
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway Bridge across the Columbia River, mile 105.6, at Vancouver, WA. This deviation is necessary to accommodate maintenance to replace movable bridge joints. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position during maintenance activities.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Champlain, Swanton, VT
Document Number: 2013-05132
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the drawbridge operation regulation that governs the operation of the New England Central Railroad Bridge across Missisquoi Bay, mile 105.6, at Swanton, Vermont, and removing the regulation for the SR78 highway bridge at mile 105.9. The owner of the New England Central Railroad Bridge has requested to operate the bridge from a remote location, at St. Albans, Vermont. It is expected that this change to the regulations will provide relief to the bridge owner from crewing the bridge while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Cheesequake Creek, Morgan, NJ
Document Number: 2013-04988
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the New Jersey Transit Rail Operation (NJTRO) Railroad Bridge across Cheesequake Creek, mile 0.2, at Morgan, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position for three weekends to facilitate scheduled bridge repairs.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings
Document Number: 2013-05081
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee will meet in New York City, New York, March 21 and 22, 2013, to review and discuss recommendations from its subcommittees, and to receive tasking and briefs listed in the agenda in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. The subcommittees will meet March 20, 2012, and work on seven assigned tasks listed in the referenced agenda. All meetings will be open to the public.
Safety Zone, Change to Enforcement Period, Patapsco River, Northwest and Inner Harbors; Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2013-05076
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the enforcement period of a safety zone regulation for the annual movement of the historic sloop-of-war USS CONSTELLATION. This regulation applies to a recurring event that takes place in Baltimore, MD. The safety zone 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 Patapsco River, Northwest Harbor and Inner Harbor during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, LA
Document Number: 2013-05071
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Lapalco Boulevard bascule span drawbridge across the Harvey Canal Route, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), mile 2.8 at New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to change out the four drive panels for the motors that operate the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for seven consecutive days.
Safety Zone; MODU KULLUK; Kiliuda Bay, Kodiak Island, AK to Captains Bay, Unalaska Island, AK
Document Number: 2013-04989
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters, from surface to seabed, around the Outer Continental Shelf Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) KULLUK currently located in Kiliuda Bay, Kodiak Island, Alaska with planned towed transit into Captains Bay, Unalaska Island, AK. The temporary safety zone will encompass the navigable waters within a 1000 meter radius of the MODU KULLUK while it is being towed to and located within Captains Bay to include while at anchor and through the loading of the MODU KULLUK onto the transport ship M/V XIANG RUI KOU. The purpose of the safety zone is to protect persons and vessels from the inherent dangers of towing and loading operations of the MODU KULLUK.
Vessel Documentation Renewal Fees
Document Number: 2013-04866
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-03-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its regulations to separately list an annual fee for renewals of endorsements upon the Certificate of Documentation. The Coast Guard is required to establish user fees for services related to the documentation of vessels. This proposed rule would separately list a fee of $26 to cover the current costs of the vessel documentation services provided by the Coast Guard.
Safety Zone; Underwater Escape Event, Seaport, East River, NY
Document Number: 2013-04731
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone in the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified date and time. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of participants, vessels and spectators from hazards associated with the escape artist event and associated pyrotechnics display. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Special Local Regulation; Annual Marine Events on the Colorado River, Between Davis Dam (Bullhead City, AZ) and Headgate Dam (Parker, AZ) Within the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2013-04730
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Parker International Water Ski Race Special Local Regulation located upon the Colorado River from 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. on March 9 and March 10, 2013. The event will cover an area beginning at the Blue Water Marina in Parker, AZ, and extending approximately 10 miles to La Paz County Park. This action is necessary provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels of the race, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, no spectators shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated area during the effective dates and times, unless cleared for such entry by or through an official patrol vessel.
Guidance Regarding Inspection and Certification of Vessels Under the Maritime Security Program
Document Number: 2013-04732
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 01-13, ``Inspection and Certification of Vessels Under the Maritime Security Program (MSP).'' The MSP serves as a means for establishing a fleet of commercially viable and militarily useful vessels to meet national defense as well as other security requirements. NVIC 01-13 sets forth the Coast Guard's policies and procedures regarding the inspection and certification of vessels under the MSP. NVIC 01-13 provides a comprehensive approach to the MSP inspection process through the establishment of two levels of MSP inspection and oversight.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Marine Events and Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2013-04622
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise the list of special local regulations and safety zones established for recurring marine events and fireworks displays at various locations within the geographic boundary of the Fifth Coast Guard District. This rulemaking proposes to revise Coast Guard regulations by adding 15 new annual recurring marine events, fireworks displays and revising event date(s) and coordinates for 31 previously established locations within the geographic boundary of the Fifth Coast Guard District. This proposed rule would also delete 21 previously listed marine events, fireworks displays and corresponding regulated areas that no longer occur. These regulations would apply to all events listed in the table attached to the regulation, and include events such as regattas, power boat races, marine parades, swimming races and fireworks displays. Special local regulations and safety zones are being proposed to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during these events, reduce the Coast Guard's administrative workload and expedite public notification of events. Entry into or movement within these proposed regulated areas during the enforcement periods is prohibited without approval of the appropriate Captain of the Port.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Haven Harbor, Quinnipiac and Mill Rivers, CT
Document Number: 2013-04621
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has changed the drawbridge operation regulations that govern the operation of three bridges across the Quinnipiac and Mill Rivers at New Haven, Connecticut, to relieve the bridge owner from the burden of crewing the bridges during time periods when the bridges seldom receive requests to open while still providing for the reasonable needs of navigation.
Implementation of MARPOL Annex V Amendments
Document Number: 2013-04616
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is publishing an interim rule with request for comments to conform regulations to the adopted MARPOL Annex V amendments which entered into force on January 1, 2013. The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) Annex V (Garbage) amendments prohibiting the discharge of garbage from vessels unless expressly allowed were adopted by the International Maritime Organization's Marine Environmental Protection Committee in July 2011 and implemented domestically through the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships. Under this rule, the only allowed discharges will be certain food wastes, cargo residues, cleaning agents and additives in wash waters, and animal carcasses.
Great Lakes Pilotage Rates-2013 Annual Review and Adjustment
Document Number: 2013-04321
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is adjusting the rates for pilotage services on the Great Lakes, which were last amended in February 2012. The adjustments establish new base rates and are made in accordance with a full ratemaking procedure. This rulemaking promotes the Coast Guard's maritime safety mission.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sabine River, Near Ruliff, LA
Document Number: 2013-04492
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the Kansas City Southern (KCS) Railroad drawbridge across Sabine River, mile 36.2, between Newton County, TX and Calcasieu Parish, LA. The drawbridge was converted to a fixed bridge in 2012 and the operating regulation is no longer applicable or necessary.
Updates to Standards Incorporated by Reference; Reapproved ASTM Standards; Technical Amendment
Document Number: 2013-03724
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Many of the Coast Guard's regulations incorporate by reference consensus standards that are developed by organizations other than the Coast Guard. This final rule updates references to standards developed by ASTM International, that have been reapproved, without change, since their incorporation into Coast Guard regulation. This rule does not address standards that have changed substantively, and it will not have any substantive impact on the regulated public.
Interim Guidance for Revised Implementation of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships (MARPOL), Annex V
Document Number: 2013-04319
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of CG-CVC Policy Letter 13-01, ``Interim Guidance for Revised MARPOL Annex V Implementation.'' On July 15, 2011, the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) formally adopted Resolution MEPC.201(62), which amends the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) Annex V, by establishing a general prohibition on discharges of garbage into the sea. The amendments in Resolution MEPC.201(62) entered into force on January 1, 2013. CG-CVC Policy Letter 13-01 provides interim guidance to assist U.S. flagged and foreign flagged oceangoing ships regarding compliance with the amendments in Resolution MEPC.201(62) until the Coast Guard updates the applicable regulations in 33 CFR part 151.
Safety Zone; Seafair Blue Angels Air Show Performance, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2013-04218
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is amending the Seafair Blue Angels Air Show Performance safety zone on the waters of Lake Washington, Seattle, WA. This action is necessary to safeguard participants and spectators from the safety hazards associated with the Seafair Blue Angels Air Show Performance, which include low flying high speed aircraft, and will do so by prohibiting entry into the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP), Puget Sound or a Designated Representative.
Safety Zone for Ice Conditions; Baltimore Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2013-04010
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in all navigable waters of the Captain of the Port Baltimore Zone. The temporary safety zone restricts vessels from transiting the zone during the effective period, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Baltimore or his designated representative. This safety zone is necessary to protect mariners from the hazards associated with ice in the navigable waterways.
Anchorages; Captain of the Port Puget Sound Zone, WA
Document Number: C1-2013-03121
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Regulated Navigation Area-Weymouth Fore River, Fore River Bridge Construction, Weymouth and Quincy, MA
Document Number: 2013-04030
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a regulated navigation area (RNA) on the navigable waters of Weymouth Fore River under and surrounding the Fore River Bridge (Mile 3.5) between Weymouth and Quincy, MA until December 31, 2017. This proposed rule would allow the Coast Guard to enforce speed and wake restrictions and prohibit all vessel traffic through the RNA during bridge replacement operations, both planned and unforeseen, that could pose an imminent hazard to persons and vessels operating in the area. This rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life in the regulated area during the construction of the Fore River Bridge.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2013-03918
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an approval of revisions to the following collection of information: 1625-0086, Great Lakes Pilotage. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Security Zone; Protection of Military Cargo, Captain of the Port Zone Puget Sound, WA
Document Number: 2013-03917
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Sitcum Waterway Security Zone in Commencement Bay, Tacoma, Washington from 6 a.m. on February 23, 2013, through 11:59 p.m. on March 4, 2013, unless cancelled sooner by the Captain of the Port. This action is necessary for the security of Department of Defense assets and military cargo in the navigable waters of Puget Sound and adjacent waters. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless otherwise exempted or excluded under 33 CFR 165.1321 or unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his Designated Representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Chelsea River, Chelsea and East Boston, MA
Document Number: 2013-03883
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Chelsea Street Bridge across the Chelsea River, mile 1.2, between Chelsea and East Boston, Massachusetts. The vertical lift needs to be adjusted to correct an out of skew condition. This deviation requires the bridge to remain closed for four hours.
Anchorages; Lower Mississippi River, Above Head of Passes, Convent, LA and Point Pleasant, LA
Document Number: 2013-03827
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a new anchorage area on the Lower Mississippi River, Above the Head of Passes (AHP), located at the Belmont Light extending from Mile Marker (MM) 152.9 to 154 on the Left Descending Bank (LDB) of the river. The anchorage will double the available anchorage areas in this section of the river, which is necessary to help accommodate increased vessel volume and improve navigational safety for vessels transiting this river section. As discussed below, the Coast Guard decided not to establish a second anchorage at Bayou Goula, as had been proposed.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
Document Number: 2013-03826
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend and establish regulations requiring safety zones for firework events that take place annually within the Captain of the Port Zone Buffalo. This proposed rule is intended to amend and establish restrictions on vessel access to designated areas on U.S. navigable waterways during certain fireworks displays. The safety zones amended and established by this proposed rule are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Eastern Great Lakes Area Maritime Security Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2013-03696
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice solicits applications for membership in the Area Maritime Security Committee, Eastern Great Lakes, and its five regional subcommittees: Northeast Ohio Region, Northwestern Pennsylvania Region, Western New York Region, Lake Ontario Region, and St. Lawrence Region.
Safety Zone Within the Lower Portion of Anchorage #9, Mantua Creek Anchorage; Paulsboro, NJ
Document Number: 2013-03555
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will be extending a temporary safety zone around the southern one-third of Anchorage 9 (Mantua Creek Anchorage), below position 39[deg] 51.573 N-075[deg] 13.557 W due to dredging operations. The Dredge Florida will be working along with several support barges and tugs to install approximately 8,000 feet of submerged pipeline and approximately 3,000 feet of floating pipeline crossing through this portion of the anchorage. This regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the Mantua Creek Anchorage. This closure is intended to restrict vessel anchoring to protect mariners from the hazards associated with an ongoing dredging operation.
Safety Zone; Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club Fireworks, Mamaroneck Harbor, Long Island Sound, NY
Document Number: 2013-03551
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Long Island Sound in the vicinity of Mamaroneck Harbor for a fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This rule is intended to restrict all vessels from a portion of Long Island Sound before, during, and immediately after the fireworks event.
Artificial Island Anchorage No. 2 Partial Closure, Delaware River; Salem, NJ
Document Number: 2013-03550
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will be establishing a temporary safety zone around the southern portion of Anchorage 2 (Artificial Island Anchorage) below position 39[deg]29'20'' N-075[deg]33'30'' W to position 39[deg]29'12.5'' N-075[deg]33'0'' W due to dredging operations. The hopper dredge STUYVESANT will be working in the area, and 4,000 feet of submerged pipe line will cross the closed portion of the anchorage. This regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the Artificial Island Anchorage. This closure is intended to restrict vessel anchoring to protect mariners from the hazards associated with an ongoing dredging operation.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-03549
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet on March 12, 2013 and March 13, 2013 in Houston, TX, to discuss various issues related to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. This meeting will be open to the public.
Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-03548
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (MEDMAC) will meet on March 14-15, 2013 to discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations for issuance of merchant mariner credentials, medical standards and guidelines for physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels, medical examiner education, and medical research. The meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; James River, Between Isle of Wight and Newport News, VA
Document Number: 2013-03546
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the draw of the James River Draw Bridge across the James River, mile 5.0, between Isle of Wight and Newport News, VA. This deviation is necessary to facilitate generator replacement on the James River Draw Bridge. This temporary deviation will allow the drawbridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position on specific dates and times.
Safety Zone; Lake Worth Dredge Operations, Lake Worth Inlet; West Palm Beach, FL
Document Number: 2013-03533
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Worth Inlet, West Palm Beach, Florida, to provide for the safety of life and vessels during dredge operations. A safety zone will need to be enforced for 90 minutes on two separate occasions during a two week period. The time of enforcement will be publicized as soon as practical. During the time of enforcement, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Southern California Annual Marine Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2013-03353
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the 2013 California Ironman Triathlon Special Local Regulation located in Oceanside Harbor in Oceanside, California from 6:40 a.m. through 9:30 a.m. on March 30, 2013. This action is necessary to provide to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels of the event, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, no spectators shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated area during the effective dates and times, unless cleared for such entry by Coast Guard Patrol Commander or through an official supporting vessel.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Charenton Canal, Baldwin, LA
Document Number: 2013-03351
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway Company swing span bridge across Charenton Canal, mile 0.4, at Baldwin, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to complete scheduled repairs for the continued safe operation of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position for sixteen consecutive hours.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bayou Boeuf, Amelia, LA
Document Number: 2013-03349
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway Company swing span bridge across Bayou Boeuf, mile 10.2, at Amelia, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to complete scheduled repairs necessitated by a bridge allision. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position for sixteen consecutive hours.
Safety Zone; Vigor Industrial Roll-Out, West Duwamish Waterway, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2013-03264
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the West Duwamish Waterway in Seattle, Washington for a vessel roll-out at Vigor Industrial. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and workers involved in the roll-out. The safety zone will prohibit any person or vessel from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or a Designated Representative.
Safety Zone; Sea World San Diego Fireworks, Mission Bay; San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2013-03261
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Sea World San Diego Fireworks. This 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 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.