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Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Saugus River, Saugus, Massachusetts
Document Number: 2015-23067
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Saugus RR Bridge, across the Saugus River, mile 2.1, at Saugus, Massachusetts. This deviation is necessary to facilitate essential maintenance repairs. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position during the maintenance repairs.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2015-17126
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-13
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 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
Document Number: 2015-17125
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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
Document Number: 2015-17108
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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
Document Number: 2015-17033
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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
Document Number: 2015-16967
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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.
Safety Zones; Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2015-16985
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce two safety zones for fireworks displays in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on the dates and times listed in the table 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 safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Victoria Barge Canal, Bloomington, TX
Document Number: 2015-16984
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the method of operation for the Victoria Barge Canal Railroad Bridge across the Victoria Barge Canal, mile 29.4, at Bloomington, Victoria County, Texas. The bridge owner, the Victoria County Navigation District, in conjunction with the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR), the operator of the bridge, is operating the bridge remotely under a temporary deviation. This interim rule codifies the change in method of operation while allowing for comments regarding the remote operations. This interim rule increases the efficiency of operations allowing for the safe navigation of vessels through the bridge while recognizing the bridge's importance to the Port of Victoria that it serves.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Displays Within the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2015-16972
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Annual Fireworks Display Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Columbia River Zone. Each safety zone will be enforced 1 hour before and 1 hour after each scheduled fireworks display described in that rule. The Coast Guard will not enforce zones which are intended for fireworks displays that are not planned to occur this year. This action is necessary to protect watercraft and their occupants from the inherent safety hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the safety zone without permission from the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Oswego Harborfest Jet Ski Show; Oswego Harbor, Oswego, NY
Document Number: 2015-16807
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Oswego Harbor, Oswego, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Oswego Harbor during the Oswego Harborfest Jet Ski Show. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a jet ski show.
Safety Zone-Oil Exploration Staging Area in Goodhope Bay; Kotzebue Sound, AK
Document Number: 2015-16740
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones in the Port of Goodhope Bay, Alaska, and adjacent U.S. territorial sea on July 1 and October 15, 2015. The temporary safety zones will encompass the navigable waters within a 25-yard radius of moored or anchored offshore exploration or support vessels, and the navigable waters within a 100- yard radius of underway offshore exploration or support vessels. The purpose of the safety zones are to protect persons and vessels during an unusually high volume of vessel traffic in the Port of Goodhope Bay and the adjacent territorial sea due to additional vessel traffic associated with exploratory drilling operations in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas during the summer of 2015.
Safety Zone-Oil Exploration Staging Area in Dutch Harbor, AK
Document Number: 2015-16700
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones in the Port of Dutch Harbor, Broad Bay or adjacent navigable waters in the Dutch Harbor area on June 15, 2015. The temporary safety zones will encompass the navigable waters within a 25-yard radius of moored or anchored offshore exploration or support vessels, and the navigable waters within a 100-yard radius of underway offshore exploration or support vessels. The purpose of the safety zones is to protect persons and vessels during an unusually high volume of vessel traffic in the Port of Dutch Harbor, and the adjacent territorial sea due to additional vessel traffic associated with exploratory drilling operations in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas during the summer of 2015.
Safety Zones; Marine Events Held in the Sector Long Island Sound Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2015-16748
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing thirteen safety zones for fireworks displays within the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound (LIS) Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone. This temporary final rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during these events. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within these safety zones is prohibited unless authorized by COTP Sector Long Island Sound.
Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Boston Zone
Document Number: 2015-16746
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones in the Captain of the Port Boston Zone on the specified dates and times listed below. This action is necessary to ensure the protection of the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with these annual recurring events. Under the provisions of our regulations, no person or vessel, except for the safety vessels assisting with the event may enter the safety zones unless given permission from the COTP or the designated on-scene representative. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
Document Number: 2015-16743
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
At various times throughout the month of July, the Coast Guard will enforce certain safety zones located in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone. This action is necessary and intended for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during this event. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
Document Number: 2015-16742
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
At various times throughout the month of July, the Coast Guard will enforce certain safety zones located in 33 CFR 165.939. This action is necessary and intended for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during this event. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zone; 520 Bridge Construction, Lake Washington; Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2015-16701
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Washington around the east span of the 520 Bridge in Seattle, Washington due to ongoing construction. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and workers involved in the bridge construction when construction barges are located in the east span of the bridge. The safety zone will prohibit any person or vessel from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his Designated Representative.
Safety Zone: Underwater Vessel Testing, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2015-16621
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay in San Francisco, CA near Hunters Point, in support of the Underwater Vessel Testing. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of the testing participants and mariners transiting the area. 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; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2015-16530
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-06
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 on the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after marine events. 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Rancocas Creek, Centerton, NJ
Document Number: 2015-16518
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-07-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulation that governs the operation of the SR#38 Bridge in Centerton (Burlington County Route 635) over Rancocas Creek, mile 7.8, at Mt. Laurel, Westampton and Willingboro Townships in Burlington County, NJ. The proposed rule intends to change the current operating regulation and allow the bridge to remain in the closed position for the passage of vessels. There have been no requests for openings since the early 1990's. This proposed rule will also reflect a name change.
Special Local Regulation; L'HERMIONE Parade, Upper New York Bay and Lower Hudson River, New York, NY
Document Number: 2015-16506
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a Special Local Regulation on the navigable waters of the Upper New York Bay and Lower Hudson River, NY for the tall ship L'HERMIONE boat parade. This Special Local Regulation allows the Coast Guard to enforce restrictions on all vessel traffic through the Special Local Regulation during the L'HERMIONE boat parade, both planned and unforeseen, that could pose an imminent hazard to persons and vessels operating in the area. This rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during the parade of ships. The Coast Guard is issuing this temporary rule due to the exigent circumstances and invites comments to modify or amend the rule, as necessary.
Special Local Regulations For Marine Events, Manasquan River; Seaside Park, New Jersey
Document Number: 2015-16504
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement date of the special local regulation for the recurring New Jersey Offshore Grand Prix, held in the waters of the Manasquan River and Atlantic Ocean, near Seaside Park, New Jersey. The change of enforcement date for the special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action will restrict vessel traffic in the waters of the Manasquan River and Atlantic Ocean near Seaside Park, New Jersey, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on July 9, 2015, and July 10, 2015.
Safety Zone; Bay Village Independence Day Celebration Fireworks Display; Lake Erie, Bay Village, OH
Document Number: 2015-16354
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Erie, Bay Village, OH. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Erie during the Bay Village Independence Day Celebration fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zone; Erie Boom on the Bay Fireworks Display; Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA
Document Number: 2015-16353
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Erie, Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Presque Isle Bay during the Erie Boom on the Bay fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zone; Independence Day Celebration Fireworks Display; Lake Ontario, Oswego, NY
Document Number: 2015-16352
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Ontario, Oswego, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Ontario during the Independence Day Celebration fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zone; Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Display; Saint Lawrence River, Heart Island, Alexandria Bay, NY
Document Number: 2015-16345
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Saint Lawrence River, Heart Island, Alexandria Bay, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Saint Lawrence River during the Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2015-16297
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
A working group of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee will meet to work on Task Statement 30, concerning utilizing military education, training, and assessment for Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers and National Certifications. This meeting will be open to the public.
Regulated Navigation Area; 4th of July, Biscayne Bay, Miami, FL
Document Number: 2015-16261
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a regulated navigation area on Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida, for multiple 4th of July fireworks displays throughout the Miami area. This regulation is necessary to protect the public from hazards associated with boating traffic expected during 4th of July firework displays throughout the Miami area. To ensure the public's safety, all vessels within the regulated navigation area are: Required to transit the regulated navigation area at no more than 15 knots; subject to control by the Coast Guard members with law enforcement authority; and required to follow the instructions of all law enforcement officials in the area.
Safety zone; Allegheny River Between Mile 0.0 and 1.4; Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2015-16258
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone on the Allegheny River mile 0.0 to mile 1.4 from 5:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. on August 8, 2015 and August 9, 2015. This safety zone is needed to protect persons participating in the Pittsburgh Triathlon. Entry into this zone will be prohibited to all vessels, mariners, and persons unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP), Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Three Rivers Regatta/Three River Regatta and Fireworks, Ohio River, Mile 0.5 to Mile 0.5 on the Allegheny River and Mile 0.5 on the Monongahela River; Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2015-16251
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone from mile 0.5 Ohio River up-bound to mile 0.5 on the Allegheny River and mile 0.5 on the Monongahela River, extending the entire width of the rivers. This action is necessary to ensure public safety due to the inherent hazards associated with launching fireworks from a barge and the explosive nature of the fireworks display. 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 Zones; Fourth of July Fireworks Displays, Murrells Inlet and North Myrtle Beach, SC
Document Number: 2015-15936
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones during Fourth of July Fireworks Displays on certain navigable waterways in Murrells Inlet and North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. These safety zones are necessary to protect the public from hazards associated with launching fireworks over navigable waters of the United States. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within any of the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Celebration Freedom Fireworks
Document Number: 2015-16118
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Macatawa in Holland, MI for the Celebration Freedom Fireworks. This zone will be enforced from 10 p.m. until 11:50 p.m. on July 4, 2015. Should inclement weather force a cancellation of the fireworks on July 4, 2015, this zone will be enforced from 10 p.m. until 11:50 p.m. on July 6, 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 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 or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Gary Air and Water Show
Document Number: 2015-16117
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Gary Air and Water Show on a portion of Lake Michigan, on July 9, 2015 through July 14, 2015. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the air and water show. During the enforcement period listed below, 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 Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Michigan City Summerfest Fireworks
Document Number: 2015-16114
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Michigan City Summerfest Fireworks Safety Zone on a portion of Lake Michigan, on July 4, 2015. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the air and water show. During the enforcement period listed below, 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 Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Start of the Chicago to Mackinac Race
Document Number: 2015-16113
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Start of the Chicago to Mackinac Race Safety Zone on a portion of Lake Michigan, on July 10, 2015 and July 11, 2015. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the start of each race. During the enforcement period listed below, 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 Zones; Fireworks Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2015-16106
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-30
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).
Safety Zone; Ohio River between Mile 25.2 and 25.8; New Brighton, PA
Document Number: 2015-16105
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone on the Ohio River Mile from mile 25.2 to mile 25.8. The proposed safety zone will be effective from 8:45 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. on August 22, 2015. This safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with the Beaver County Regatta Fireworks. Entry into this zone will be prohibited to all vessels, mariners, and persons unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP), Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Milwaukee Air and Water Show
Document Number: 2015-15935
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, WI 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 July 22, 2015 to July 26, 2015. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the Air and Water Show. 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 Zone; Charleston Patriot Festival, Cooper River; Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2015-15934
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone on the Cooper River in Charleston, South Carolina during the International Outboard Grand Prix (IOGP) Charleston Patriot Festival, a series of high-speed boat races. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday, September 11 through Sunday, September 13, 2015. 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 Cooper River in front of River Front Park. 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; Ohio River Between Mile 618.5 and Mile 619.5; Louisville, KY
Document Number: 2015-15932
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Ohio River between mile 618.5 and mile 619.5 on June 27, 2015. This safety zone is needed to protect persons, property, and infrastructure from potential damage and safety hazards associated with the Riverview Park Independence Festival firework display. Deviation from the safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Regattas and Marine Parades in the COTP Lake Michigan Zone-Chinatown Chamber of Commerce Dragon Boat Race, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2015-15930
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation on the South Branch of the Chicago River for the Chinatown Chamber of Commerce Dragon Boat Race in Chicago, Illinois. This regulated area will be enforced from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on June 27, 2015. 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 Zone; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Vessel Launch at Marinette Marine
Document Number: 2015-15929
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on the Menominee River in Marinette, WI for a vessel launch from Marinette Marine Corporation. This zone will be enforced from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on July 18, 2015. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the vessel launch. 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; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Town of Dune Acres Independence Day Fireworks
Document Number: 2015-15928
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Town of Dune Acres Independence Day Fireworks on a portion of Lake Michigan, on July 3, 2015. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks display. During the enforcement period listed below, 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; Ohio River Between Mile 603.4 and 605.4; Louisville, KY
Document Number: 2015-15927
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Ohio River between mile 603.4 and 605.4. This temporary safety zone is needed to protect persons, property, and infrastructure from potential damage and safety hazards associated with maintenance work on the Louisville and Indiana Railroad Bridge (L&I RR Bridge). Deviation from the safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Safety Zone, Fourth of July Fireworks, Lake Winnebago; Menasha, Wisconsin
Document Number: 2015-15926
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on a portion of the Fox River and Lake Winnebago in Menasha, Wisconsin. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Fox River and Lake Winnebago due to a fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the fireworks display.
Safety Zone; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Miesfeld's Lakeshore Weekend Fireworks
Document Number: 2015-15922
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on the waters of Lake Michigan in Sheboygan, WI for the Miesfeld's Lakeshore Weekend Fireworks. This zone will be enforced from 9:15 p.m. until 10:15 p.m. on July 24, 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; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
Document Number: 2015-15918
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
At various times throughout the month of July, the Coast Guard will enforce certain safety zones located in the regulations. This action is necessary and intended for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during this event. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zone; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Waterfront Festival Fireworks
Document Number: 2015-15915
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on the waters of Green Bay in Menominee, MI for the Waterfront Festival Fireworks. This zone will be enforced from 9 p.m. until 11 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 Zone for Fireworks Display, Chesapeake Bay, Prospect Bay; Queen Anne's County, MD
Document Number: 2015-15759
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing certain waters of Prospect Bay. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during a fireworks display launched from a barge located between Hog Island and Kent Island in Queen Anne's County, MD on July 4, 2015. This safety zone is intended to protect the maritime public in a portion of Prospect Bay.
Safety Zone; Witt-Penn Bridge Construction, Hackensack River; Jersey City, NJ
Document Number: 2015-15761
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-06-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Hackensack River surrounding the Witt-Penn Bridge between Jersey City and Kearny, NJ. In response to a planned Witt-Penn Bridge construction project, this rule would allow the Coast Guard to prohibit all vessel traffic through the safety zone during bridge replacement operations, both planned and unforeseen, that could pose an imminent hazard to persons and vessels operating in the area. This rulemaking is necessary to provide for the safety of life in the vicinity of the construction of the Witt-Penn Bridge.