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Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Connecticut River, East Haddam, CT
Document Number: 2016-08296
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Route 82 Bridge across the Connecticut River, mile 16.8, at East Haddam, Connecticut. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to perform emergency repairs at the bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chincoteague Bay, Chincoteague, VA
Document Number: 2016-08225
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs SR 175 Bridge across Lewis Channel and Black Narrows, mile 3.5 at Chincoteague, VA. The change will eliminate the need for the current operating schedule and return the bridge to open on demand. The change does not include the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July for the annual Pony swim.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0038
Document Number: 2016-08223
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), 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: Plan Approval and Records for Tank Vessels, Passenger Vessels, Cargo and Miscellaneous Vessels, Mobile Offshore Drilling Units, Nautical School Vessels and Oceanographic Research Vessels46 CFR Subchapters D, H, I, I-A, R and U. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. 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; OMB Control Number: 1625-0118
Document Number: 2016-08222
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-11
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 (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of revision to the following collection of information: 1625-0118, Various International Agreement Certificates and Documents. 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: Santa Cruz Harbor Shoaling, Santa Cruz County, CA
Document Number: 2016-08220
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing an emergency safety zone in the navigable waters of Santa Cruz County, California due to severe shoaling at the entrance to Santa Cruz Harbor that has created hazardous conditions for vessels transiting the harbor. This emergency safety zone is established to ensure the safety of the mariners and vessels from the dangers associated with the severe shoaling. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port or a designated representative. This regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters in vicinity of the Santa Cruz Harbor entrance.
Certificates of Alternative Compliance, First Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2016-08219
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the First Coast Guard District's Prevention Department has issued certificates of alternative compliance with the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (72 COLREGS), to vessels of special construction or purpose that cannot fully comply with the light, shape, and sound signal provisions of 72 COLREGS without interfering with their special function. This notice promotes the Coast Guard's maritime safety and stewardship missions.
National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) Guidelines
Document Number: 2016-08215
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) announces that the updated 2016 PREP Guidelines have been finalized and are now publicly available. The USCG is publishing this notice on behalf of the National Scheduling Coordination Committee (NSCC), which has been renamed and henceforth will be known as the PREP Compliance, Coordination, and Consistency Committee (PREP 4C). The PREP 4C is comprised of the same membership as was the NSCC, and includes representatives from the USCG under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS); the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) under the Department of Transportation (DOT); and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) under the Department of the Interior (DOI).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hackensack River, Secaucus, NJ
Document Number: 2016-08199
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the New Jersey Transit Rail Operations (NJTRO) Upper Hack Drawbridge across the Hackensack River, mile 6.9, at Secaucus, New Jersey. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to replace rails, ties, walkways, and handrails at the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed for two weekends.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-08198
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-11
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, which asks the committee to evaluate utilizing military education, training, and assessment to satisfy national and STCW \1\ credential requirements. The working group will specifically consider a pilot military-to- mariner training and program/course approval workshop for Officer in Charge Engineering Watch. These meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Annisquam River and Blynman Canal, Gloucester, MA
Document Number: 2016-08126
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Blynman (SR127) Bridge across the Annisquam River and Blynman Canal at mile 0.0 at Gloucester, MA. This deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event, the annual Saint Peter's Fiesta 5K Road Race. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed for thirty minutes to facilitate public safety.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; North Landing River, Chesapeake, VA
Document Number: 2016-08017
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the S165 (North Landing Road) Bridge across the North Landing River, mile 20.2, at Chesapeake, VA. This modified deviation is necessary to perform emergency bridge repairs and provide for safe navigation. This modified deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Safety Zones; Sector Upper Mississippi River Annual and Recurring Safety Zones Update
Document Number: 2016-07997
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend and update its annual and recurring safety zones that take place in the Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River area of responsibility (AOR). This document informs the public of regularly scheduled events that require additional safety measures through establishing a safety zone. This document also proposes to update the current list of recurring safety zones with revisions, additional events, and removal of events that no longer take place in Sector Upper Mississippi River's AOR. Additionally, this one proposed rulemaking project reduces administrative costs involved in producing separate proposed rules for each individual recurring safety zone and serves to provide notice of the known recurring safety zones throughout the year. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Discharge Removal Equipment for Vessels Carrying Oil
Document Number: 2016-07977
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is finalizing an interim rule that requires vessels carrying oil in bulk as cargo to carry discharge removal equipment, install spill prevention coamings, and install emergency towing arrangements. The rule also requires these vessels to have prearranged capability to calculate damage stability in the event of a casualty. By reducing the risk of oil spills, improving vessel oil spill response capabilities, and minimizing the impact of oil spills on the environment, this rulemaking promotes the Coast Guard's maritime safety and stewardship missions.
Vessel Requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure, and Automatic Identification System; AIS Information Collection
Document Number: 2016-07958
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it has received approval from the Office of Management and Budget for an information collection request associated with automatic identification system requirements in a final rule we published in the Federal Register on January 30, 2015. In that rule we stated we would publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the effective date of these collection-of- information related paragraphs. This rule establishes today as the effective date for those paragraphs.
Special Local Regulation; Bucksport/Southeastern Drag Boat Summer Championships, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Bucksport, SC
Document Number: 2016-07898
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a special local regulation on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Bucksport, South Carolina during the Bucksport/Southeastern Drag Boat Summer Championships, on August 13, and August 14, 2016. This special local regulation is necessary to ensure the safety of participants, spectators, and the general public during the event. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Bucksport/Southeastern Drag Boat Summer Extravaganza, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Bucksport, SC
Document Number: 2016-07891
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a special local regulation on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Bucksport, South Carolina during the Bucksport/Southeastern Drag Boat Summer Extravaganza, on July 9 and July 10, 2016. This special local regulation is necessary to ensure the safety of participants, spectators, and the general public during the event. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River Mile 95.7 to 96.7; New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2016-07729
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone from Mile Marker (MM) 95.7 to MM 96.7 above Head of Passes (AHP) on the Lower Mississippi River (LMR) on April 12, 2016. This safety zone is necessary to protect persons and vessels from potential safety hazards associated with fireworks displays on or over navigable waterways. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2016-07702
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Senator Ted Hickey (Leon C. Simon Blvd./ Seabrook) bascule bridge across the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, mile 4.6, at New Orleans, Louisiana. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the rescheduling of the New Orleans Endurance Festival event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation during the event.
Safety Zone; Bayou Teche, Crude Oil Spill; Jeanerette, LA
Document Number: 2016-07541
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on all navigable waters of Bayou Teche from Jeanerette, LA to Linwood, LA. This safety zone is necessary to protect persons, property, and infrastructure from potential damage and safety hazards associated with an 11,550 gallon type III crude oil spill and corresponding response efforts. During the periods of enforcement, entry into and transiting or anchoring within this safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by Captain of the Port (COTP) Morgan City or other designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Norwalk River, Norwalk, CT
Document Number: 2016-07662
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the Metro-North WALK Bridge across the Norwalk River, mile 0.1, at Norwalk, Connecticut. The bridge owner submitted a request to require a greater advance notice for bridge openings and to increase time periods the bridge remains in the closed position during the weekday morning and evening rush hours. It is expected that this change to the regulations will create efficiency in drawbridge operations while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Three Mile Slough, Rio Vista, CA
Document Number: 2016-07660
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Highway 160 drawbridge across Three Mile Slough, mile 0.1, at Rio Vista, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to complete the necessary sand blasting and painting rehabilitation. This deviation allows the bridge to be secured in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.
Safety Zone, Block Island Wind Farm; Rhode Island Sound, RI
Document Number: 2016-07659
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the comment period for the proposed safety zone. In response to public requests, the Coast Guard is extending the comment period until April 17, 2016.
Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2016-07658
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the Coast Guard has recertified the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) as an alternative voluntary advisory group for Prince William Sound, Alaska. This certification allows the PWSRCAC to monitor the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Prince William Sound Program established by statute.
Safety Zone; Hudson River, Tarrytown, NY
Document Number: 2016-07657
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone for navigable waters of the Hudson River, in the vicinity of the Tappan Zee Bridge around a 100-yard radius of DECK BARGE WITTE 1406. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by salvage operations on the sunken vessel TUG SPECIALIST. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New York.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2016-07656
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Pony Express Marathon. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position during the deviation period.
Special Local Regulation; Charleston Race Week, Charleston Harbor, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2016-07589
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the waters of Charleston Harbor in Charleston, SC during the Charleston Race Week from April 15, 2016 through April 17, 2016. This special local regulation is necessary to ensure the safety of participants, spectators, and the general public during the event. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Bucksport/Lake Murray Drag Boat Spring Nationals, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Bucksport, SC
Document Number: 2016-07588
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-04
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 Bucksport/Lake Murray Drag Boat Spring Nationals, on June 4 and June 5, 2016. This special local regulation is necessary to ensure the safety of participants, spectators, and the general public during the event. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Tennessee River, Decatur, AL
Document Number: 2016-07439
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-01
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 perform repairs and maintenance essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge. This deviation allows the bridge to open to vessel traffic with a two-hour advance notice.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Shark River (South Channel), Avon, NJ
Document Number: 2016-07357
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Railroad Bridge (NJT) across the Shark River (South Channel), mile 0.9, at Avon, NJ. This deviation is necessary to perform urgent bridge repairs. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York
Document Number: 2016-07307
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is disestablishing thirteen anchorage grounds and one special anchorage area that are now obsolete in Newark Bay, the East River, Western Long Island Sound, Raritan Bay, and Lower New York Bay, and reducing the size of three anchorage grounds in Raritan, Sandy Hook, and Lower New York Bays.
Tonnage Regulations Amendments
Document Number: 2016-05623
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard amends its tonnage regulations to implement amendments to the tonnage measurement law made by the 2010 Coast Guard Authorization Act, codify principal technical interpretations, and incorporate administrative, non-substantive clarifications and updates. The Coast Guard believes these changes will lead to a better understanding of regulatory requirements.
Safety Zone; Louisiana Dragon Boat Race, Red River Mile Marker, (MM) 88.0 to (MM) 88.5
Document Number: 2016-06909
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a permanent safety zone for an annually recurring marine event in the Red River, from MM 88.0 to MM 88.5. This action is necessary to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with a dragon boat race taking place in early May, 2016 and recurring annually thereafter. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP), Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0042
Document Number: 2016-07040
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, with change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0042, Requirements for Lightering of Oil and Hazardous Material Cargoes. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0009
Document Number: 2016-07039
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, with change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0009, Oil Record Book for Ships. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2016-07011
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the University Bridge, mile 4.3, and the Montlake Bridge, mile 5.2, both crossing Lake Washington Ship Canal at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the ``Beat the Bridge'' foot race event. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to allow for the safe movement of event participants.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2016-07010
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Fremont Bridge, mile 2.6, and the University Bridge, mile 4.3, both crossing the Lake Washington Ship Canal at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the Brooks Trailhead 10K & 15K foot race event. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to allow for the safe movement of event participants.
Safety Zone; Cooper River Bridge Run, Cooper River, and Town Creek Reaches, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2016-06972
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Cooper River and Town Creek Reaches in Charleston, South Carolina during the Cooper River Bridge Run on April 2, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The Cooper River Bridge Run is a 10-K run across the Arthur Ravenel Bridge. The safety zone is necessary for the safety of the runners and the general public during this event. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Security Zone, Escorted Vessels; Sector Long Island Sound Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2016-06911
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a permanent security zone within Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound's Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone on the waters in the vicinity of escorted vessels. This security zone would be enforced around any escorted vessel in the Sector Long Island Sound COTP Zone in order to protect the vessel and the public from destruction, loss, or injury from sabotage, subversive acts, or other malicious acts of a similar nature. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Michigan City Summerfest Fireworks, Lake Michigan
Document Number: 2016-06910
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-28
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, 2016. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after the 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, transit, or anchor in the safety zone while it is being enforced without permission of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-06822
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee and its subcommittees will meet to discuss matters relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. The meetings will be open to the public.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2016-06749
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee. The Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee provides advice and makes recommendations reflecting its independent judgment to the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard on matters concerning the safe and secure marine transportation of hazardous materials, including industry outreach approaches.
Special Local Regulation; Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix; Atlantic Ocean, Cocoa Beach, FL
Document Number: 2016-06521
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a special local regulation on the waters of the Atlantic Ocean offshore from Cocoa Beach, FL during the Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix, a series of high-speed boat races. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters surrounding the event. This special local regulation will be enforced from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 15, 2016. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Jacksonville or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Notification of the Removal of Conditions of Entry on Vessels Arriving From the Republic of Cuba
Document Number: 2016-06431
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it is removing the conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the country of the Republic of Cuba.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0104
Document Number: 2016-06430
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-22
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 (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of revisions to the following collection of information: 1625-0104, Barges Carrying Bulk Hazardous Materials. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0105
Document Number: 2016-06429
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-22
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 (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of revisions to the following collection of information: 1625-0105, Regulated Navigation Area; Reporting Requirements for Barges Loaded with Certain Dangerous Cargoes, Inland Rivers, Eighth Coast Guard District and the Illinois Waterway, Ninth Coast Guard District. 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.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies
Document Number: 2016-06427
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council. This Council advises the Coast Guard on recreational boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-06426
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council and its Subcommittees will meet on April 21, 22, and 23, 2016, in Arlington, VA, to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. These meetings will be open to the public.
Port Access Route Study (PARS): In Nantucket Sound
Document Number: 2016-06424
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to determine whether it should revise existing regulations to improve navigation safety in Nantucket Sound due to factors such as increased vessels traffic, changing vessel traffic patterns, weather conditions, or navigational difficulty.
Safety Zone; Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival, Buffalo River, Buffalo, NY
Document Number: 2016-06312
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Buffalo River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Buffalo River Works, Buffalo, NY, during the Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival on June 18, 2016. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from passing through the safety zone during race heats unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Recreational Boating Safety-Strategic Plan of the National Recreational Boating Safety Program 2017-2021
Document Number: 2016-06303
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard requests public comments on its draft strategic plan of the National Recreational Boating Safety Program for 2017-2021. This plan is under development to coordinate efforts of stakeholders to prevent future deaths and injuries of recreational boaters.