Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
The Coast Guard will enforce various safety zones for annual marine events in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 8 p.m. on July 2, 2015, through 11 p.m. on August 1, 2015. 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 Zone; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club Evening on the Bay Fireworks
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on the waters of Sturgeon Bay in Sturgeon Bay, WI for the Evening on the Bay Fireworks. This zone will be enforced from 8:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. on August 8, 2015. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the 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 or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Misery Challenge, Manchester Bay, Manchester, MA
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in Manchester Bay to be enforced during the Misery Challenge marine event, which will involve swimmers, kayakers, and stand-up paddlers. This safety zone will ensure the protection of the event participants, support vessels, and maritime public from the hazards associated with the event. Vessels will be prohibited from entering into, transiting through, mooring, or anchoring within this safety zone during periods of enforcement unless authorized by the Coast Guard Sector Boston Captain of the Port (COTP) or the COTP's designated representative.
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee; Meeting
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee will meet on August 5, 2015, in Washington, DC to discuss matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies. This meeting will be open to the public.
Port Access Route Study: In the Chukchi Sea, Bering Strait and Bering Sea
The Coast Guard is extending the comment period for the Port Access Route Study (PARS) in the Chukchi Sea, Bering Strait and Bering Sea until August 18, 2015. This extension is necessary to allow all interested parties to submit comments to the docket for Coast Guard consideration.