Department of Homeland Security June 9, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Implementation of Sector Charleston and Marine Safety Unit Savannah
Document Number: 05-11450
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the stand-up of Sector Charleston and Marine Safety Unit (MSU) Savannah. The Sector Charleston Commanding Officer will have the authority, responsibility and missions of a Group Commander, COTP and Commanding Officer, Marine Safety Office (MSO). The Coast Guard has established a continuity of operations whereby all previous practices and procedures will remain in effect until superseded by an authorized Coast Guard official and/or document.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Harborfest 2005, Norfolk Harbor, Elizabeth River, Norfolk and Portsmouth, VA
Document Number: 05-11448
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations at 33 CFR 100.501 during the ``Harborfest 2005'' to be held on June 10, 11 and 12, 2005, on the waters of the Elizabeth River between Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia. These special local regulations are necessary to control vessel traffic due to the confined nature of the waterway and expected vessel congestion during the marine event. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during and after the event. The effect will be to restrict general navigation in the regulated area for the safety of event participants, spectators and other vessels transiting the event area.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Assateague Channel, Chincoteague, VA
Document Number: 05-11443
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations at 33 CFR 100.519 for the 2005 Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim, a marine event to be held July 27 and July 29, 2005, on the waters of Assateague Channel at Chincoteague, Virginia. These special local regulations are necessary to control vessel traffic due to the confined nature of the waterway and to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. The effect will be to restrict general navigation in the regulated area for the safety of spectators and vessels transiting the event area.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Port Allen Canal, Morley, LA
Document Number: 05-11429
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-09
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 Union Pacific Railroad Bridge across the Port Allen Canal, mile 8.7 (Gulf Intracoastal Canal, Morgan City to Port Allen (Alternate Route), mile 56.0), near Morley, West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for eight hours on three consecutive days. The deviation is necessary to repair and replace the rail joints of the bridge.