Revision of Safety/Security Zone Regulations; 2014 Tampa Bay; Captain of the Port St. Petersburg Zone, FL
The Coast Guard is proposing to consolidate three security zone regulations into one regulation. In addition, the Coast Guard is proposing to disestablish two safety zone regulations, and convert those safety zones into security zones for all navigable waterways of Big Bend, Boca Grande, Crystal River, East Bay, Hillsborough Bay, MacDill Air Force Base, Manbirtee Key, Old Port Tampa, Port Manatee, Port Tampa, Port St. Petersburg, Port Sutton, Rattlesnake, and Weedon Island, FL. The purpose of these revisions is to ensure the security of vessels, facilities, and the surrounding areas within these zones. Entry into the area encompassed by these revised security zones is prohibited without permission of the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg or a designated representative.
Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States From Cambodia
The Coast Guard announces that it is removing the exemption from conditions of entry on vessels arriving in the U.S. from certain ports in Cambodia and will impose conditions of entry on all vessels arriving from Cambodian ports. This notice promotes the Coast Guard's maritime security mission.
Special Local Regulation; Seattle Seafair Unlimited Hydroplane Race, Lake Washington, WA
The Coast Guard is amending the duration of the Seattle Seafair Unlimited Hydroplane Race special local regulation. This change will correctly reflect the time frame published by Seafair, ensuring the effectiveness of this regulation for the entirety of the event as outlined in the Seafair Notice to Boaters. This rule also makes stylistic revision to this Special Local Regulation.
Special Local Regulation; Frogtown Races, Maumee River; Toledo, OH
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation regulating vessel movement in all U.S. navigable waters of the Maumee River, Toledo, OH, from the Norfolk and Southern Railway Bridge at River Mile 1.80 to the Anthony Wayne Bridge at River Mile 5.16. This special local regulated area is necessary to ensure the safety of life and property on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the Frogtown Races. During the aforementioned period, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a portion of the Captain of the Port Detroit zone.
Dry Cargo Residue Discharges in the Great Lakes
The Coast Guard announces that it has received approval from the Office of Management and Budget for an information collection request associated with the January 2014 final rule on the discharge of bulk dry cargo residue on the U.S. waters of the Great Lakes. With this approval, all provisions of the final rule are now fully in effect and can be enforced. The final rule promotes the Coast Guard's maritime safety and stewardship missions.