Coast Guard June 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hood Canal, Port Gamble, WA
Document Number: 2016-13359
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Hood Canal Floating Drawbridge across Hood Canal (Admiralty Inlet), mile 5.0, near Port Gamble, WA. This deviation allows the bridge to open the Main span half-way, 300 feet; as opposed to a full opening, which is 600 feet to allow for the replacement of bridge anchor cables for this section of the bridge.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks North Myrtle Beach, SC
Document Number: 2016-13326
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-06-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Myrtle Beach, SC. This safety zone is necessary to protect the public from hazards associated with launching fireworks over navigable waters of the United States. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone, Swim Around Charleston; Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2016-13325
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-06-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary moving safety zone during the Swim Around Charleston, a swimming race occurring on the Wando River, the Cooper River, Charleston Harbor, and the Ashley River, in Charleston, South Carolina scheduled for September 25, 2016. The temporary moving safety zone is necessary to protect swimmers, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. Persons and vessels would be prohibited from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2016-13324
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-07
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 9:20 p.m. on May 29, 2016 through 9:45 p.m. on September 4, 2016. 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; Fourth of July Fireworks Murrells Inlet, SC
Document Number: 2016-13323
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-06-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Murrells Inlet, SC. This safety zone is necessary to protect the public from hazards associated with launching fireworks over navigable waters of the United States. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks North Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2016-13322
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-06-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Charleston, SC. This safety zone is necessary to protect the public from hazards associated with launching fireworks over navigable waters of the United States. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Kennebec River, Richmond and Dresden, ME
Document Number: 2016-13346
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the Route-197 Bridge (Maine-Kennebec Bridge), across Kennebec River between Richmond and Dresden, Maine. The drawbridge was replaced with a fixed bridge in 2015 and the operating regulation is no longer applicable or necessary.
Safety Zone; Casco Bay Islands Swim/Run, Casco Bay, Portland, ME
Document Number: 2016-13342
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Portland Harbor and Casco Bay to be enforced during the Casco Bay Islands Swim/Run marine event. The event involves athletes tethered together by a line in which they will run and swim on and between eight islands of the Casco Bay archipelago. This safety zone will facilitate the protection of the event participants, their support vessels, and the maritime public from the hazards associated with the event. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering into, transiting through, mooring, or anchoring within this safety zone during periods of enforcement unless authorized by the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port (COTP) or the COTP's designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Upper New York Bay, Liberty Island, NY
Document Number: 2016-13341
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 100-yard radius of each participating swimmer during the Lady Liberty Sharkfest Swim. The safety zone is needed to protect the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with swim events taking place in a high vessel traffic area. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New York.
Safety Zones; Multiple Fireworks in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2016-13340
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-06
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; Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Document Number: 2016-13339
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone in Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, Wisconsin for annual fireworks displays in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan zone at specified times from June 11, 2016 until September 10, 2016. 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.
Safety Zone; Raritan Bay, Perth Amboy, NJ
Document Number: 2016-13338
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Raritan Bay near Perth Amboy, NJ for a fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This rule is intended to restrict all vessels from a portion of Raritan Bay during the fireworks event unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) New York or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Marine Events Held in the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2016-13334
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is updating the special local regulations and permanent safety zones in the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port Zone for annual recurring marine events. When enforced, these special local regulations and safety zones will restrict vessels from portions of water areas during certain annually recurring events. The special local regulations and safety zones are intended to expedite public notification and ensure the protection of the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with certain maritime events.
Safety Zones; Sector Upper Mississippi River Annual and Recurring Safety Zones Update
Document Number: 2016-13239
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending and updating its annual and recurring safety zones that take place in the Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River area of responsibility (AOR). This regulation informs the public of regularly scheduled events that require additional safety measures through establishing a safety zone. Through this interim rule the current list of recurring safety zones is updated with revisions, additional events, and removal of events that no longer take place; and we are requesting comments on additional changes necessary to update the permanent list of recurring safety zones in Sector Upper Mississippi River's AOR. When these safety zones are enforced, vessel traffic is restricted from specified areas. Additionally, this one rulemaking project serves to provide notice of the known recurring safety zones throughout the year.
Special Local Regulation; Tri-City Water Follies Spring Testing, Kennewick, WA
Document Number: 2016-13201
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a Special Local Regulation for all navigable waters within the Columbia River in the vicinity of Columbia Park, commencing at the Interstate 395 Bridge and continuing up river approximately 2.0 miles and terminating at the northern end of Wade Island, during the Tri-City Water Follies Spring Testing event. The special local regulation is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by high-speed watercraft. Entry of vessels or persons into this area is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River or his designated representative.
Change-2 to Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 04-08: Medical Certification Standards, Medications, and Medical Review Process
Document Number: 2016-13158
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Change-2 to Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 04-08, ``Medical and Physical Evaluation Guidelines for Merchant Mariner Credentials'' (NVIC 04-08). Change-2 to NVIC 04-08 contains revisions to Enclosure (1) Medical Certification Standards, Enclosure (4) Medications, and Enclosure (6) Medical Review Process. The revisions to Enclosures (1) and (6) reflect process and procedural changes related to centralization of the evaluation of credential applications at the National Maritime Center and implementation of the final rule that aligned Coast Guard regulations with amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers and made changes to national endorsements. The revisions to Enclosure (4) provide more detailed guidance on medications that are subject to further review, and address comments received in response to a notice published in the Federal Register on January 28, 2015 seeking input from the public on this issue.
Safety Zones; Safety Zones Within the Captain of the Port New Orleans Zone; New Orleans to Baton Rouge, LA
Document Number: 2016-13119
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary safety zones for multiple locations and dates within the Captain of the Port New Orleans' zone. These safety zones are necessary to protect persons and vessels from potential safety hazards associated with fireworks displays on or over federal waterways. Entry into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Richland Regatta, Columbia River, Richland, WA
Document Number: 2016-13108
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Columbia River in the vicinity of Howard Amon Park, Richland, WA, between River Miles 337 and 338, during hydroplane boat races from June 3, 2016, through June 5, 2016. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the Columbia River during the event. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or a designated representative.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee; June 2016 Teleconference
Document Number: 2016-12963
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee will meet, via teleconference, to receive two additional tasks: One on the implementation of 46 Code of Federal Regulations subchapter M and the other on training requirement for firefighting equipment for inland towing vessels. This meeting will be open to the public.
Special Local Regulation; Annual Marine Events on the Colorado River, Between Davis Dam (Bullhead City, Arizona) and Headgate Dam (Parker, Arizona) Within the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2016-12936
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Great Western Tube Float marine event and associated waterway special local regulations from 7 a.m. through 4 p.m. on June 11, 2016. This annual marine event occurs in the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Parker, Arizona, covering eight miles of the waterway from the La Paz County Park to the Headgate Dam. 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ
Document Number: 2016-12929
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-06-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily modify the operating schedule that governs the Route 1 & 9 (Lincoln Highway) Bridge across the Hackensack River, mile 2.0, Jersey City, New Jersey. The bridge owner, New Jersey Department of Transportation, submitted a request to restrict bridge openings during the morning and afternoon rush hour periods to alleviate traffic congestion resulting from area roadway closures. It is expected that this change to the regulations would provide relief to vehicular traffic while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Rockaway Inlet, Queens, NY
Document Number: 2016-12740
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Marine Parkway Bridge across the Rockaway Inlet, mile 3.0, at Queens, New York. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to facilitate asbestos abatement in the machinery room at the bridge.