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Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2014-14635
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the US 50 Bridge, over Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, mile 0.5, Ocean City, MD. This rule changes the language of the regulation to reflect new closure times to accommodate heavy volumes of vehicular traffic following the annual July 4th fireworks show.
Waterway Suitability Assessment for Construction and Operation of Liquefied Gas Terminals; Vidor, TX
Document Number: 2014-14634
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Enterprise Terminalling LLC has submitted a Letter of Intent and Preliminary Waterway Suitability Assessment to the Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Port Arthur, TX regarding the company's plans to construct, own and operate a waterfront facility handling Liquefied Hazardous Gas (LHG) at its Vidor, Texas facility. The Coast Guard is notifying the public of this action to solicit public comments on the proposed increase in LHG handling and associated marine traffic on the Sabine-Neches Waterway.
Safety Zone, Texas City Channel, Texas City, TX
Document Number: 2014-14633
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard published a direct final rule and request for comments on April 8, 2014, removing the Snake Island Safety Zone, also known as Shoal Point, within the Texas City Channel. We did not receive any adverse comments or any notices of intent to submit an adverse comment. Therefore, the rule will go into effect as scheduled to remove the existing regulation because it places general restrictions on vessels which are no longer necessary.
Safety Zone, Schuylkill River; Philadelphia, PA
Document Number: 2014-14631
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the waters of the Schuylkill River around the Point Breeze docks of Philadelphia Energy Solutions for a period of six months, from July 5, 2014 to January 5, 2015. The safety zone is necessary when a barge with a beam (width) up to 80 feet moors at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Point Breeze docks Deloach pier, reducing the horizontal clearance of the channel by as much as 30 feet when a barge is moored at the facility. This rule will allow the Coast Guard to restrict all vessel traffic through the safety zone when a barge having a beam of 65 to 80 feet is scheduled to moor at the facility. The Coast Guard is seeking comments on the potential impact to vessel traffic on the Schuylkill River that may result from 30 feet of reduced horizontal channel clearance when a barge is moored at the Point Breeze docks of Philadelphia Energy Solutions in the Schuylkill River. The Coast Guard intends to finalize this interim rule after considering, and incorporating to the extent appropriate, any comments from the public.
Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2014-14494
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee. The Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security on various matters relating to the safe operation of commercial fishing industry vessels.
Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Duluth Zone-Duluth Fourth Fest Fireworks
Document Number: 2014-14492
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Safety Zone for the Duluth Fourth Fest Fireworks in Duluth, MN from 7 p.m. through 11 p.m. on July 4, 2014. This action is necessary to protect spectators during the Duluth Fourth Fest Fireworks show. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Duluth or his designated on-scene representative.
Special Local Regulation; Tennessee River, Mile 464.0 to 465.0, Chattanooga, TN
Document Number: 2014-14490
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for the waters of the Tennessee River beginning at mile marker 464.0 and ending at mile marker 465, extending bank to bank. This zone is necessary to protect participants of the ``Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon'' during the swim portion of the event. Entry into this area is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Ohio Valley or designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Trent River, New Bern, NC
Document Number: 2014-14487
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the US 70/Alfred C. Cunningham Bridge across the Trent River, mile 0.0, at New Bern, NC. The deviation is necessary to ensure the safety of attendees to the Mumfest celebration. The deviation allows the bridge draw span to open every two hours, on the hour, during the deviation period to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the annual Mumfest celebration.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-14440
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) and its subcommittees will meet on August 19, 20, and 21, 2014, in Arlington, VA, to discuss the safe and secure marine transportation of hazardous materials. The meetings will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; Arts Project Cherry Grove Pride Week Fireworks Display; Great South Bay, Cherry Grove, Fire Island, NY
Document Number: 2014-14412
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Great South Bay near Cherry Grove, Fire Island, NY for the Arts Project Cherry Grove Pride Week fireworks display. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. The safety zone will facilitate public notification of the event and provide protective measures for the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. Entering into, transiting through, remaining, anchoring or mooring within this regulated area would be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound.
Draft Change to Navigation and Inspection Circular 01-13, Inspection and Certification of Vessels Under the Maritime Security Program
Document Number: 2014-14403
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of a draft change to Navigation and 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 provides guidance to assist vessel owners/operators, Authorized Classification Societies, and Coast Guard personnel with the inspection and certification of vessels under the MSP. This draft change clarifies the process for the issuance of the Certificate of Documentation (COD) to the vessel during the reflag process, adds a note to the equivalency provisions for inspection of MSP vessels subsequent to initial certification, clarifies the trial period requirements for automated systems in machinery spaces, includes interim provisions for those vessels seeking to operate with minimally attended or periodically unattended machinery spaces, and makes other non-technical changes to NVIC 01-13. This notice solicits public comment on the impact of the draft change to NVIC 01-13 on applicable vessels and other affected parties.
Safety Zone: Execpro Services Fireworks Display, Lake Tahoe, Incline Village, NV
Document Number: 2014-14402
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Lake Tahoe near Incline Village, NV in support of the Execpro Services Fireworks Display on July 5, 2014. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or their designated representative.
Safety Zone; Delta Independence Day Celebration Fireworks, San Joaquin River, Venice Island, CA
Document Number: 2014-14401
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Delta Independence Day Celebration Fireworks 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).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; China Basin, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2014-14399
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the 3rd Street Drawbridge across China Basin, mile 0.0, at San Francisco, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the public to cross the bridge to participate in the scheduled San Francisco Marathon, a community event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2014-14239
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to add twenty four new fireworks events at various locations in the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port zone. The Coast Guard also proposes to correct the location of some existing fireworks events in the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port zone. In addition, the Coast Guard proposes to change the format of the existing regulation by using a table to list each fireworks. When these safety zones are activated and subject to enforcement, this rule would limit the movement of vessels within the established firework display areas. These additional safety zones and corrections to existing safety zones are necessary to prevent injury and to protect life and property of the maritime public from hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zones; Annually Recurring Events in Coast Guard Southeastern New England Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2014-14238
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending the safety zones for the ``RI Air National Guard Air Show'' and the ``Swim Buzzards Bay'' events. This amendment adds an additional month to the eligible dates for which the Safety Zones apply to each of these two events.
Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Duluth Zone-Point to LaPointe Swim
Document Number: 2014-14236
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone in 33 CFR 165.943 for the Point to LaPointe Swim in LaPointe, WI from 7:20 a.m. through 10 a.m. on August 2, 2014. This action is necessary to protect participants and spectators during the Point to LaPointe swim. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Duluth or his designated on-scene representative.
Safety and Security Zones, Jacksonville Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2014-14176
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify several aspects of the safety and security zones within the Sector Jacksonville Captain of the Port Zone. This action is necessary to consolidate, clarify, and otherwise modify safety and security zone regulations to eliminate unnecessary regulations and better meet the safety and security needs of the Ports of Jacksonville, Fernandina, and Canaveral. This action would modify existing safety and security zones; establish safety zones governing port closures in the event of a natural and other disasters; and remove safety and security zones.
Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Safety Zones; Push Beaver County Fireworks; Ohio River Mile 25.2 to 25.6; Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2014-14179
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Push Beaver County Fireworks on the Ohio River, from mile 25.2 to 25.6, extending the entire width of the river. This zone will be in effect on June 28, 2014 from 8:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. This zone is needed to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the Push Beaver County Barge-based Fireworks. 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) Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Safety Zones; Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival; Ohio River Mile 90.2 to 90.7; Wheeling, WV
Document Number: 2014-14178
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Fireworks on the Ohio River, from mile 90.2 to 90.7, extending the entire width of the river. This zone will be in effect on September 13, 2014 from 8:45 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. This zone is needed to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Fireworks Barge-based Fireworks. 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) Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone, Chesapeake Bay; Cape Charles, VA
Document Number: 2014-14177
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Chesapeake Bay in Cape Charles, VA. This safety zone will restrict vessel movement in the specified area during the Virginia Chapter Young Presidents Organization and Cape Charles fireworks displays. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on the surrounding navigable waters during the fireworks displays.
Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Safety Zones; Guyasuta Days Festival; Allegheny River Mile 5.7 to 6.0; Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2014-14175
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Guyasuta Days Festival Fireworks on the Allegheny River, from mile 5.7 to 6.0, extending 200 feet from the right descending bank. This zone will be in effect on August 9, 2014 from 8:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. This zone is needed to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the Guyasuta Days Festival Land-based Fireworks. 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) Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2014-14174
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Montlake Bridge across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to accommodate the safe movement of ``Rock and Roll Run'' event participants.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ
Document Number: 2014-14172
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating schedule that governs the PATH Railroad Bridge across the Hackensack River at mile 3.0, and the Hack-Freight Bridge across the Hackensack River at mile 3.1, at Jersey City, New Jersey. The owners of the bridges, the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) and Conrail, requested a change to the operation schedule for the PATH Railroad Bridge and the Conrail Hack- Freight to allow it to be operated from a remote location. In addition, we removed obsolete language and requirements from the existing regulation that are now listed under other regulations. It is expected that this change to the regulations will create efficiency in drawbridge operations while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events, Nanticoke River; Bivalve, MD
Document Number: 2014-14169
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Coastal Aquatics Swim Team Open Water Summer Shore Swim'', a marine event to be held on the waters of the Nanticoke River at Bivalve, MD on June 29, 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 Nanticoke River during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Reynolds Channel, Nassau, NY
Document Number: 2014-14168
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Long Beach Bridge, across Reynolds Channel, mile 4.7, at Nassau, New York. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed position for two and a half hours to facilitate a public event; the Town of Hempstead Annual Fireworks Display.
Safety Zone; Cape Fear River; Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2014-14166
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Cape Fear River in Wilmington, NC in support of a fireworks display on June 20, 2014. This action is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public and spectators from the hazards posed by aerial fireworks displays. Entry into or movement within this safety zone during the enforcement period is prohibited without approval of the Captain of the Port.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2014-14163
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) State Route 520/Evergreen Point Floating Bridge across Lake Washington at Seattle, WA. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to accommodate the safe movement of ``Rock and Roll Run'' event participants.
Safety Zone, Urbanna Creek; Saluda, VA
Document Number: 2014-14161
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of Urbanna Creek in Saluda, VA to support the Urbanna Independence Day Celebration fireworks display. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement in the designated area in order to protect the life and property of the maritime public and spectators from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Charles River, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2014-14160
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Craigie Bridge across the Charles River, mile 1.0, at Boston, Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed position for two hours to facilitate a public event; the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Wrightsville Beach, NC, and Northeast Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2014-14060
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedules that govern two North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) drawbridges: The S.R. 74 Bridge, across the AIWW, mile 283.1, at Wrightsville Beach, NC, and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge across the Northeast Cape Fear River, mile 1.0, at Wilmington, NC. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the annual Beach2Battleship Iron and Half Iron Distance Triathlons. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position during the races.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2014-14059
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the US 40-322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge across Inside Thorofare, NJICW mile 70.0, at Atlantic City, NJ. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the Challenge Atlantic City Triathlon. The deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators.
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: 2014-14057
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-16
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 June 9 to August 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.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2014-14054
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various safety zones for annual marine events in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 9 p.m. on June 19, 2014, through 11:59 p.m. on September 1, 2014. Enforcement of these zones is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after these 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 each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2014-14052
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various safety zones within the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified dates and times. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Terrebonne Bayou, LA
Document Number: 2014-13270
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is finalizing the interim rule that governs the operating schedule of the St. Ann swing bridge across Terrebonne Bayou, mile 28.8, at Bourg, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. The rule will allow the bridges to operate on signal if at least 24 hours advanced notice is given. This rule increases the efficiency of operations allowing for the safe navigation of vessels through the bridge while recognizing the low volume of vessel traffic through the bridge.
Application for Recertification of Cook Inlet Regional Citizens' Advisory Council
Document Number: 2014-13928
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of, and seeks comments on, the application for recertification submitted by the Cook Inlet Regional Citizen's Advisory Council (CIRCAC) for September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015. Under the Oil Terminal and Tanker Environmental Oversight Act of 1990, the Coast Guard may certify on an annual basis, an alternative voluntary advisory group in lieu of a Regional Citizens' Advisory Council for Cook Inlet, Alaska. This advisory group monitors the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Cook Inlet program established by the statute. The current certification for CIRCAC will expire August 31, 2014.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2014-13904
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Evergreen Point Floating (State Route 520 (SR 520)) Bridge across Lake Washington at Seattle, WA. This deviation is necessary to accommodate University of Washington commencement ceremony traffic. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to allow safe movement of event participants.
Double Hull Tanker Escorts on the Waters of Prince William Sound, Alaska
Document Number: 2014-13809
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is finalizing the escort requirements for double hull tankers over 5,000 gross tons transporting oil in bulk on the waters of Prince William Sound, Alaska (PWS). This final rule mandates two tug escorts for these tankers. The Coast Guard previously published an interim rule on August 19, 2013. Section 711 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 directed the Coast Guard to promulgate regulations as soon as practicable to ensure that tug escort requirements apply to these double hull tankers.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; West Pearl River, Pearl River, LA
Document Number: 2014-13280
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge across the West Pearl River, mile 22.1 at Pearl River Station, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. The bridge was modified from a swing bridge to a fixed bridge and the current operating regulation is no longer necessary.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, Tahoe City, CA
Document Number: 2014-13774
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Fourth of July Fireworks, Tahoe City, CA in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility on July 4, 2014. 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: Petaluma River Closure for Highway Widening, Petaluma River, Petaluma, CA
Document Number: 2014-13769
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of the Petaluma River near the Highway 101 Bridge in support of the Petaluma River closure for the highway widening project taking place from June 9, 2014 through June 21, 2014. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of mariners transiting the area from the dangers associated with overhead bridge construction. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or their designated representative.
Safety Zone; I-90 Inner-Belt Bridge Demolition, Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 2014-13767
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Cuyahoga River while demolition of the old I- 90 Inner-belt bridge spanning the Cuyahoga River is undertaken. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with the removal of a span across the river.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Sausalito, San Francisco Bay, Sausalito, CA
Document Number: 2014-13765
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Sausalito 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).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2014-13755
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-12
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. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the University of Washington, and University of Washington Bothell commencement ceremony traffic. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to allow timely movement of commencement traffic.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Trent River, New Bern, NC
Document Number: 2014-13754
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule of the US 70/Alfred C. Cunningham Bridge across the Trent River mile 0.0, at New Bern, NC. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the annual Bike Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Historic New Bern Ride. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position so that cyclists can safely exit Union Point Park and enter the bike route.
Safety Zone, Tennessee River Mile 4.8 to 5.8; Ledbetter, KY
Document Number: 2014-13750
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing an emergency temporary safety zone for all waters of the Tennessee River, extending the entire width from mile 4.8 to 5.8. This safety zone is needed to protect persons, property and infrastructure from the potential damage and safety hazards associated with structural concerns of the George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge, mile 5.3 Tennessee River. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States From Nigeria
Document Number: 2014-13741
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the Federal Republic of Nigeria with the exception of vessels arriving from certain ports.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-13548
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-11
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 (ICRs) 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: 1625-0005, Application and Permit to Handle Hazardous Materials. 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.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-13547
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-11
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 (ICRs) 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: 1625-0106, Unauthorized Entry into Cuban Territorial Waters. 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.