Coast Guard May 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Gulfstar 1 SPAR, Mississippi Canyon Block 724, Outer Continental Shelf on the Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: C1-2014-11567
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Berwick Bay-Atchafalaya River, Morgan City, LA
Document Number: 2014-12385
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Morgan City Railroad Bridge across Berwick BayAtchafalaya River, mile 17.5 and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Morgan City-Port Allen Alternate Route, mile 0.3) in Morgan City, St. Mary's Parish, Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for four consecutive hours with an opening to pass vessels in the middle for the purpose of conducting scheduled maintenance to the drawbridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2014-12382
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the upper deck of the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.1, at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the safe and efficient movement of light rail and roadway traffic associated with the Starlight Parade in Portland, Oregon. This deviation allows the upper deck of the Steel Bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate efficient movement of event patrons.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Ocean; Virginia Beach, VA
Document Number: 2014-12381
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Virginia Beach, VA. This safety zone will restrict vessel movement in the specified area during the Patriotic Festival III. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on the surrounding navigable waters during the air show.
Safety Zones; Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Zone
Document Number: 2014-12379
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish four temporary safety zones for three fireworks events and one swim event within the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during these events. The safety zones will facilitate public notification of these events and provide protective measures for the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with these events. Entering into, transiting through, remaining, anchoring or mooring within these regulated areas would be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Long Island Sound.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2014-12377
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the upper deck of the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.1, at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the safe and efficient movement of light rail and roadway traffic associated with the Rose Parade in Portland, Oregon. This deviation allows the upper deck of the Steel Bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate efficient movement of event patrons.
Safety Zone, Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Display Cape Fear River; Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2014-12376
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
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 Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North Carolina. The fireworks display formerly originated from a location on land but this year will originate from a barge. 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 Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North Carolina, during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bush River, Perryman, MD
Document Number: 2014-12374
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the Amtrak Bridge, at mile 6.8 over Bush River, at Perryman, MD. The rule updates the language of the regulation to reflect the intent of the original schedule and change the interim rule as final.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Raccoon Creek, Bridgeport, NJ
Document Number: 2014-12373
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is reopening the comment period to solicit additional comments concerning its notice of proposed rulemaking to change the regulation governing the U.S. Route 130 lift bridge across Raccoon Creek at mile 1.8 at Bridgeport, New Jersey. This notice corrects a misstatement in the notice of proposed rulemaking regarding the bridge data and responds to the initial comments received.
Anchorage Regulations: Special Anchorage Areas, Marina del Rey Harbor, California
Document Number: 2014-12178
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to disestablish the special anchorage area at the north end of the main channel in Marina del Rey Harbor, California. Several marina expansion projects have encroached upon the anchorage. Vessels rarely use the anchorage due to a high volume of traffic moving through it as vessels transit in and out of the harbor. This proposed action will remove the anchorage area from the regulations. Vessels may anchor in the harbor during storms, stress, or other emergency situations.
Safety Zone; Biotechnology Industry Organization, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2014-12175
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Biotechnology Industry Organization firework display safety zone on June 23, 2014. This marine event occurs on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay, immediately to the west of the USS MIDWAY, in San Diego, California. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, safety vessels, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Marine Events and Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2014-12169
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending its special local regulations and safety zones established for recurring marine events and fireworks displays that take place within the Fifth Coast Guard District area of responsibility. This interim final rule revises the listing of events that informs the public of regularly scheduled marine parades, regattas, other organized water events, and fireworks displays that require additional safety measures provided by regulations. Through this interim final rule, the current list of recurring marine events requiring special local regulations or safety zones is updated with revisions, additional events, and removal of events that no longer take place in the Fifth Coast Guard District area of responsibility. When these special local regulations and safety zones are enforced, certain restrictions are placed on marine traffic in specified areas. Additionally, this rulemaking project promotes efficiency by eliminating the need to produce a separate rule for each individual recurring event, and serves to provide notice of the known recurring events requiring a special local regulation or safety zone throughout the year.
Special Load Line Exemption for Lake Michigan: Petition for Rulemaking
Document Number: 2014-11931
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of several requests for a rulemaking, and requests public comment accordingly. The requesters are petitioning the Coast Guard to establish a special load line-exempted route on Lake Michigan. This exemption would allow non- load line river barges to transit along the eastern shore of Lake Michigan, between Chicago (Calumet Harbor), IL, and Muskegon, MI. This is similar to an existing exempted route along the western shore between Calumet and Milwaukee, WI.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: 2014-11958
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) will meet on June 11-12, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia to discuss 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. These meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Titusville, FL
Document Number: 2014-11956
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the drawbridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway mile 878.9, Titusville, Florida. The drawbridge was replaced with a fixed bridge in 2011 and the operating regulation is no longer applicable or necessary.
Safety Zone; BMA Media Group Fireworks, Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA
Document Number: 2014-11951
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 300-foot-radius, temporary safety zone on Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA for a fireworks display May 31, 2014. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with this fireworks display. This safety zone will restrict vessels from a portion of Presque Isle Bay during the BMA Media Group Fireworks display.
Safety Zones; 9-11 Patriot Festival, Charleston Harbor, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2014-11806
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish safety zone on the Charleston Harbor in Charleston, South Carolina during the International Outboard Grand Prix (IOGP) 9-11 Patriot Festival, a series of high-speed boat races. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday September 12 through Sunday September 14, 2014. Approximately 25 high-speed race boats are anticipated to participate in the races. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters of the United States during the event. This safety zone would temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of Charleston Harbor. 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.
Safety Zone; Feast of Lanterns Fireworks, Monterey Bay, Pacific Grove, CA
Document Number: 2014-11805
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Feast of Lanterns Fireworks display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Pittsburg, Suisun Bay, Pittsburg, CA
Document Number: 2014-11803
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the City of Pittsburg Fourth of July Fireworks display, in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility on July 4, 2014, from 9:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Red, White, and Tahoe Blue Fireworks, Incline Village, NV
Document Number: 2014-11802
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Red, White, and Tahoe Blue Fireworks display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Martinez, Carquinez Strait, Martinez, CA
Document Number: 2014-11801
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Fourth of July Fireworks display in the City of Martinez in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility on July 4, 2014, from 9:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Lights on the Lake Fourth of July Fireworks, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Document Number: 2014-11799
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Lights on the Lake Fourth of July Fireworks display, South Lake Tahoe, CA in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Richmond, Richmond Harbor, CA
Document Number: 2014-11798
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the City of Richmond Fourth of July Fireworks display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility on July 3, 2014, from 9:15 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, Redwood City, Redwood City Harbor, Redwood City, CA
Document Number: 2014-11795
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Redwood City Fourth of July Fireworks display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility on July 4, 2014, from 9:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Security Zone; Portland Rose Festival on Willamette River
Document Number: 2014-11793
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Portland Rose Festival Security Zone from 11:00 a.m. on June 4, 2014 until 11:00 a.m. on June 9, 2014. This action is necessary to ensure the security of vessels participating in the 2014 Portland Rose Festival on the Willamette River during the Portland Rose festival. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the security zone without permission from the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, Berkeley Marina, San Francisco Bay, Berkeley, CA
Document Number: 2014-11792
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Berkeley Marina Fourth of July Fireworks display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility on July 4, 2014, from 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone: Santa Cruz Wharf 100th Anniversary Fireworks Display
Document Number: 2014-11791
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters near Santa Cruz Wharf in Santa Cruz, CA in support of the Santa Cruz Wharf 100th Anniversary Fireworks Display on October 4, 2014. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of mariners and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. The safety zone will temporarily restrict vessel movement within the designated area on October 4, 2014 from 9 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.
Tonnage Regulations Amendments
Document Number: 2014-11789
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces a public meeting to take place on June 5, 2014, in Arlington, Virginia to receive comments on a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) published in the Federal Register on April 8, 2014, under the title ``Tonnage Regulations Amendments.'' This proposed rule would amend the tonnage regulations by implementing amendments to the tonnage measurement law made by the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010, codifying principal technical interpretations issued by the Coast Guard, and incorporating administrative, non-substantive clarifications of and updates to the tonnage regulations.
Safety Zone; Gulfstar 1 SPAR, Mississippi Canyon Block 724, Outer Continental Shelf on the Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: 2014-11567
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a safety zone around the Gulfstar 1 SPAR, Mississippi Canyon Block 724 on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the Gulf of Mexico. The purpose of the safety zone is to protect the facility from vessels operating outside the normal shipping channels and fairways. Placing a safety zone around the facility will significantly reduce the threat of allisions, oil spills, and releases of natural gas, and thereby protect the safety of life, property, and the environment.
Safety Zone; Coronado Glorietta Bay Fourth of July Fireworks, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2014-11566
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Coronado Glorietta Bay Fourth of July Fireworks safety zone on July 4, 2014. This recurring annual marine event occurs on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay in San Diego, California. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, safety vessels, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Safety Zones & Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2014-11564
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce one special local regulation for a regatta and 31 safety zones for fireworks displays in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on the dates and times listed in the tables below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the events. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the regulated area or safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Jones Beach Air Show; Atlantic Ocean, Sloop Channel Through East Bay, and Zach's Bay; Wantagh, NY
Document Number: 2014-11563
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation on the navigable waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Sloop Channel through East Bay and Zach's Bay near Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh, NY for the Jones Beach Air Show. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life of event participants, spectators, and other waterway users during this event. The special local regulation will facilitate public notification of the event and provide protective measures for the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with the Jones Beach Air Show. Entering into, transiting through, remaining, or anchoring within these regulated areas would be prohibited unless authorized by the captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound.
Safety Zone; Bullhead City River Regatta; Bullhead City, AZ
Document Number: 2014-11568
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Bullhead City, Arizona. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the Bullhead City River Regatta marine event participants. The safety zone will temporarily restrict vessel movement and public waterway use within the designated area. During the annual one-day event, held on August 9, 2014, non-authorized event persons and vessels would be prohibited from entering into, transiting through or anchoring within the enforced period of the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Northern New England
Document Number: 2014-11561
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the events taking place throughout the Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port (COTP) 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 COTP.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2014-11418
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones for annual marine events in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 8:55 p.m. on May 25, 2014 through 10:05 p.m. on September 7, 2014. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During the aforementioned period, the Coast Guard will enforce 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 any safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-11416
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet, via teleconference, to discuss Task Statement 80, concerning crew training requirements onboard vessels subject to the International Code of Safety for ships using gases or low flashpoint fuels (IGF Code). This meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Harlem River, New York, NY
Document Number: 2014-11415
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Amtrak Spuyten Duyvil Bridge across the Harlem River at mile 7.9, at New York City, New York. The deviation is necessary to facilitate repairs to the miter rails at the bridge. This temporary deviation authorizes the bridge to remain in the closed position for seven hours.
Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan Including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2014-11413
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a segment of the Safety Zone; Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, Calumet-Saganashkee Channel on all waters of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal from Mile Marker 296.1 to Mile Marker 296.7 at specified times from May 19 to July 1, 2014. This action is necessary to protect the waterway, waterway users, and vessels from the hazards associated with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' installation of a new permanent fish barrier. During the enforcement periods listed below, entry into, transiting, mooring, laying-up or anchoring within the enforced area of this safety zone by any person or vessel is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan, or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2014-11408
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.1, at Portland, Oregon. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the Rose Festival Rock N Roll Half Marathon. This deviation allows the upper deck of the Steel Bridge to remain in the closed position to allow for the safe movement of event participants.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2014-11407
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Montlake Bridge across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA, and the University Bridge across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 4.3, at Seattle, WA. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the ``Beat the Bridge'' foot race. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position to allow for the safe movement of event participants.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council; Vacancy
Document Number: 2014-11403
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC). This Council advises the Coast Guard on recreational boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters.
Security Zone, Change of Enforcement Period, Chesapeake Bay; Between Sandy Point and Kent Island, MD
Document Number: 2014-11401
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing a change to the enforcement period of a security zone regulation within the Baltimore COTP Zone. This regulation applies to a recurring event that takes place on the William P. Lane Jr. Memorial Bridges, across the Chesapeake Bay, between Sandy Point and Kent Island, MD. This action is necessary to protect persons and property, and prevent terrorist acts or incidents on navigable waters during the event. This rule prohibits vessels and people from entering the security zone and requires vessels and persons in the security zone to depart the security zone, unless specifically exempt under the provisions in this rule or granted specific permission from the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Baltimore.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events, Atlantic Ocean; Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2014-11399
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``2014 Ocean City Air Show,'' a marine event to be held above the waters of the Atlantic Ocean during June 12-15, 2014. 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 Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Ocean City, MD during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; St. Croix River, Stillwater, MN
Document Number: 2014-11203
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is canceling the scheduled temporary deviation concerning the operating schedule for the Stillwater Highway Drawbridge across the St. Croix River, mile 23.4, at Stillwater, Minnesota, during the 2014 navigation season.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, Crescent City, Crescent City Harbor, Crescent City, CA
Document Number: 2014-11147
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Crescent City Fourth of July Fireworks display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-11141
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-15
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: 1625-0017, Various International Agreement Safety Certificates and Documents. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Safety Zone; Spangler Event Productions, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2014-11140
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Spangler Event Productions firework display safety zone on May 17, 2014. This marine event occurs on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay, immediately to the west of the USS MIDWAY, in San Diego, California. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, safety vessels, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2014-10977
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). NOSAC advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on matters and actions concerning activities directly involved with or in support of the exploration of offshore mineral and energy resources insofar as they relate to matters within Coast Guard jurisdiction.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-10976
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-14
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 an extension to the following collection of information: 1625-0062, Approval of Alterations to Marine Portable Tanks; Approval of Non- Specification Portable Tanks. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-10975
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-14
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 collection of information: 1625-0082, Navigation Safety Information and Emergency Instructions for Certain Towing Vessels. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.