Coast Guard 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-13546
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 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: 1625-0008, Regattas and Marine Parades. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-13545
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 Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired to the following collection of information: 1625-0011, Applications for Private Aids to Navigation and for Class I Private Aids to Navigation on Artificial Islands and Fixed Structures. 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.
Safety Zone: Vallejo 4th of July Fireworks, Mare Island Strait, Vallejo, CA
Document Number: 2014-13392
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Mare Island Strait near Vallejo, CA in support of the Vallejo 4th of July Fireworks display on July 4, 2014. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with 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; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: 2014-13385
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the Milwaukee Air and Water Show. This zone will be enforced from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on each day of June 18, 19, 20, 21, and 22, 2014. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on navigable waters during the Milwaukee Air and Water Show. During the aforementioned periods, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in the safety zone. No person or vessel may enter the safety zone while it is being enforced without permission of the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Morehead City, NC
Document Number: 2014-13309
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway at Morehead City, North Carolina. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of mariners on navigable waters during maintenance on the U.S. 70 Fixed Bridge crossing the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 203.7, at Morehead City, North Carolina. The safety zone will temporarily restrict vessel movement within the designated area.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Pelican Island Causeway, Galveston Channel, TX
Document Number: 2014-13308
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the temporary final rule changing the operating schedule that governs the Pelican Island Causeway bridge across Galveston Channel mile 4.5 (GIWW mile 356.1), at Galveston, Texas. Extending this temporary final rule allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for an additional six months while major repairs are conducted to the mechanical portions of the bascule span. The additional time for these repairs is necessary due to a delay in beginning the repairs resulting from construction and contractual needs and delays.
Safety Zone, Ohio River, Miles 449.0 to 451.5; New Richmond, OH
Document Number: 2014-13307
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Ohio River, surface to bottom, extending from Ohio River mile 449.0 to mile 451.5 at New Richmond, Ohio. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect persons and property from potential damage and safety hazards during the New Richmond Bicentennial Big Bash, which involves tossing pumpkins into the river with trebuchets, which are catapults operating under a raised counterweight system. During the period of enforcement, no vessels may be located within this proposed safety zone and entry into this area will be prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or other designated representative.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-13306
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-09
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: 1625-0078, Licensing and Manning Requirements for Officers on Towing Vessels. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones In the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: 2014-13305
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on the Grand River in Spring Lake, MI. for the Spring Lake Heritage Festival fireworks. This zone will be enforced from 9:30 p.m. until 11 p.m. on June 14, 2014. This action is necessary and intended to ensure the safety of life on navigable waters during a fireworks display. During the aforementioned period, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in the safety zone. No person or vessel may enter the safety zone while it is being enforced without permission of the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
Regattas and Marine Parades in the COTP Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: 2014-13302
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation on the Black River for the Harborfest Dragon Boat Race in South Haven, Michigan. This regulated area will be enforced from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. on June 21 and June 22, 2014. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life and property on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the Dragon Boat race. 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 Lake Michigan Zone.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: 2014-13300
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan near St. Joseph, Michigan for the World War II Beach Invasion Reenactment. This zone will be enforced from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on June 21, 2014. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on navigable waters during a World War II Reenactment involving 5 military vessels. During the aforementioned period, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in the safety zone. No person or vessel may enter the safety zone while it is being enforced without permission of the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: 2014-13272
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone in Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI for firework displays at Pier Wisconsin at specified times from June 15, 2014 until August 9, 2014. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks displays. During the aforementioned periods, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in the safety zone. No person or vessel may enter the safety zone while it is being enforced without permission of the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events, Wrightsville Channel; Wrightsville Beach, NC
Document Number: 2014-13269
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a Special Local Regulation for the ``Swim the Loop/Motts Channel Sprint'' swim event, to be held on the waters adjacent to and surrounding Harbor Island in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. This Special Local Regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway within 550 yards north and south of the U.S. 74/76 Bascule Bridge crossing the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 283.1, at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, during the swim event.
Safety Zone; Monongahela River; Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2014-13148
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Monongahela River mile 68.0 to mile 68.8. This safety zone is needed to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the Rices Landing Riverfest Fireworks Display. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone, Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2014-13147
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone in Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI for annual fireworks displays in the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan zone at specified times from June 7, 2014, until September 6, 2014. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks displays. During the aforementioned periods, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in the safety zone. No person or vessel may enter the safety zone while it is being enforced without permission of the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
Waterway Suitability Assessment for Liquefied Hazardous Gas Facilities; Freeport, TX
Document Number: 2014-13145
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard, at Sector Houston-Galveston, announces receipt of a Letter of Intent (LOI) and Waterways Suitability Assessment (WSA) for a proposed construction project to modify existing petroleum product import/export facilities to add Liquefied Hazardous Gas (LHG) operations in Freeport, Texas. The LOI and WSA were submitted by Phillips 66. The Coast Guard is notifying the public of this action to solicit public comments on the proposed construction to add Liquefied Hazardous Gas (LHG) operations to the existing facility.
Safety Zone; Independence Day Fireworks, Kings Beach, CA
Document Number: 2014-13142
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Independence Day Fireworks, Kings Beach, CA in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility on July 3, 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; Allegheny River; Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2014-13140
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Allegheny River mile 44.0 to mile 45.0. This safety zone is needed to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the Movie in the Park barge-based Fireworks Display. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone: Village West Marina 4th of July Fireworks Display, Fourteenmile Slough, Stockton, CA
Document Number: 2014-12987
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Fourteenmile Slough near Stockton, CA in support of the Village West Marina 4th of July Fireworks Display on July 4, 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.
Special Local Regulations; ODBA Draggin' on the Waccamaw, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Bucksport, SC
Document Number: 2014-12986
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Bucksport, South Carolina during the Outboard Drag Boat Association (ODBA) Draggin' on the Waccamaw, a series of high-speed boat races. The event will take place on Saturday, June 21, 2014 and Sunday, June 22, 2014. Approximately 50 high-speed race boats are anticipated to participate in the races. This special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters of the United States during the event. This special local regulation will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Persons and vessels that are not participating in the races will be prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Safety zone; Cincinnati Reds Fireworks Displays Ohio River, Mile 470.1-470.4; Cincinnati, OH
Document Number: 2014-12822
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Ohio River, surface to bottom, extending from Ohio River mile 470.1 to mile 470.4, extending 500 ft. from the state of Ohio shoreline at Cincinnati, Ohio. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect persons and property from potential damage and safety hazards during the Cincinnati Reds Season Fireworks displays. During the period of enforcement, no vessels may be located within this Coast Guard safety zone. Entry into this Coast Guard safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or other designated representative.
Safety Zone; Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Fireworks Displays Ohio River, Mile 460.9-461.3; Cincinnati, OH
Document Number: 2014-12817
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Ohio River, surface to bottom, extending from Ohio River mile 460.9 to mile 461.3, extending 300 ft. from the state of Ohio shoreline at Cincinnati, Ohio. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect persons and property from potential damage and safety hazards during the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra fireworks displays. During the period of enforcement, no vessels may be located within this Coast Guard safety zone. Entry into this Coast Guard safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or other designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Tennessee River, Decatur, AL
Document Number: 2014-12812
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Southern Railroad Drawbridge across the Tennessee River, mile 304.4, at Decatur, Alabama. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner time to replace and adjust the down haul operating ropes that are essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position and not open to vessel traffic.
Safety Zone; Escape to Miami Triathlon, Biscayne Bay; Miami, FL
Document Number: 2014-12809
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of Biscayne Bay, east of Margaret Pace Park, Miami, Florida during the Publix Escape to Miami Triathlon. The Publix Escape to Miami Triathlon is scheduled to take place on September 28, 2014. The temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. The safety zone establishes a regulated area that will encompass the swim area of the event. Non-participant 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.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Ocean; Virginia Beach, VA
Document Number: 2014-12384
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-02
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 the vicinity of Virginia Beach, VA. This safety zone will restrict vessel movement in the specified area during the Virginia Symphony Orchestra Fireworks. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on the surrounding navigable waters during the air show.
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.