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Safety Zone; Kanawha River, Charleston, WV
Document Number: 2019-23116
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters on the Kanawha River from mile marker (MM) 60.8 to MM 61.3. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from hazards created by repair work on several large power lines crossing the river. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New River, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Document Number: 2019-23047
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) Railroad Bridge across the New River, mile 2.5, at Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This modified deviation extends the period the bridge may operate under the test deviation to the drawbridge operation schedule. This modification will allow for ongoing negotiations between the railroad and maritime stakeholders as the parties discuss a final rule that reasonably meets the needs of both modes of transportation.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Petaluma River, Haystack Landing (Petaluma), CA
Document Number: 2019-23046
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating schedule that governs the Northwestern Pacific (SMART) railroad bridge across the Petaluma River, mile 12.4, at Haystack Landing (Petaluma), CA. The change is necessary to help coordinate vessel passage with commuter rail traffic. The schedule change would require vessels to provide a 30-minute advance notification for drawspan openings.
Safety Zone for Fireworks Display; Spa Creek, Annapolis, MD
Document Number: 2019-23030
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Spa Creek. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters of Spa Creek in Annapolis, MD, on December 31, 2019, during a fireworks display. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Delaware River and Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, PA
Document Number: 2019-22963
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 200-yard radius of the derrick boat ELIZABETH for the duration of object removal operations within the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by submerged object removal operations. Entry of vessels or persons into the zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay, or certain criteria are met.
Safety Zone; Allegheny River Mile 14.7 to Mile 15, Cheswick, PA
Document Number: 2019-22751
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Allegheny River from mile 14.7 to mile 15. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a barge-based fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Wando Terminal Crane Movement; Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2019-22566
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone in the Port of Charleston, SC around the vessel ZHEN HUA 28. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of waterway users and the M/V ZHEN HUA 28 during the vessel's transit into the Port of Charleston, its stay at Columbus Street Terminal, and its transit to, and stay at, Wando Terminal. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston.
Safety Zone; Kanawha River, Charleston, WV
Document Number: 2019-22547
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporary safety zone for the navigable waters of the Kanawha River from mile marker (MM) 59.5 to MM 60.5. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards resulting from a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into the zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or designated represented.
Safety Zone; New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2019-22409
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a temporary safety zone between mile marker (MM) 96.7 and MM 95.7 above Head of Passes, Lower Mississippi River, LA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near New Orleans, LA, during a fireworks display. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Safety Zone; Rio Vista Bass Derby Fireworks, Sacramento River, Rio Vista, CA
Document Number: 2019-22300
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Rio Vista Bass Derby Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM) or other Federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies on scene to assist the Coast Guard in enforcing the regulated area.
Safety Zone; Monte Foundation Fireworks Display, Soquel Cove, Capitola, CA
Document Number: 2019-22307
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Soquel Cove near the Capitola Wharf in support of the Monte Foundation Fireworks Display on October 13, 2019. This safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the dangers associated with pyrotechnics. 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 San Francisco or a designated representative.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0071
Document Number: 2019-22294
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
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 for reinstatement, with changes, of the following collection of information: 1625-0071, Recreational Boat Safety Defect Report, previously titled Boat Owner's Report, Possible Safety Defect Report. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. This request provides a second 30-day comment period addressing the changes we made in response to public comments that we received on the last notice requesting comments. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Safety Zone; Manasquan Inlet, Manasquan, NJ
Document Number: 2019-22185
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Manasquan Inlet between Manasquan, NJ, and Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. This action is necessary to protect event participants, spectators, and vessels transiting the area from potential hazards during the Manasquan Inlet Intercoastal Tug marine event. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, remaining within, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative of the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone, Saint Simons Sound, GA; Correction
Document Number: 2019-21902
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is correcting a temporary final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on September 30, 2019. The document issued an emergency temporary safety zone in response to the grounding/ capsizing of the M/V GOLDEN RAY (31[deg]07'39.66 North, 081[deg]24'10.58 West, between Saint Simons Lighthouse and the north end of Jekyll Island, in the vicinity of green buoy #19). The rule was made enforceable from September 19, 2019, until no longer deemed necessary by the Captain of the Port Savannah. However, in the instruction and section heading of regulatory text, the docket number appeared instead of the CFR section number.
Safety Zone for Fireworks Display; Patapsco River, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2019-21774
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Patapsco River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters of the Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD, during a fireworks display on November 10, 2019, (with an alternate date of November 11, 2019). This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland- National Capital Region or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; San Francisco Bay Navy Fleet Week Parade of Ships and Blue Angels Demonstration, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2019-21765
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations in the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay for the San Francisco Bay Navy Fleet Week Parade of Ships and Blue Angels Demonstration from October 10 through October 13, 2019. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the regulated area, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; 2019 Fleet Week Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2019-21764
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the 2019 Fleet Week Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM) or other federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies on scene to assist the Coast Guard in enforcing the regulated area.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-NEW
Document Number: 2019-21775
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-07
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 for the following collection of information; 1625-NEW, Merchant Mariner CredentialingJob Task Analysis. 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hackensack River, Little Snake Hill, NJ
Document Number: 2019-21686
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the Amtrak Portal Bridge across the Hackensack River, mile 5.0, at Little Snake Hill, New Jersey. The bridge owner, National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), submitted a request to require a greater advance notice for bridge openings, to increase the time periods the bridge remains in the closed position, and reduce bridge openings during the morning and evening commuter rush hours. It is expected that this change to the regulations will better serve the needs of the community while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Waterway Suitability Assessment for Operations of Liquefied Hazardous Gas Terminal; Nederland, TX
Document Number: 2019-21625
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
We are requesting your comments on a Letter of Intent and Preliminary Waterway Suitability Assessment we received from Sunoco Partners Marketing & Terminals to expand their existing liquefied hazardous gas (LHG) operations by increasing the number of liquefied propane and butane ship visits from approximately 120 per year to 432 ship visits per year. Additionally, they intend to expand operations to include 120 liquefied ethane ship visits per year. The Coast Guard is notifying the public of this proposed increase in LHG marine traffic on the Sabine-Neches Waterway and is soliciting comments relevant to the Coast Guard's preparation of a Letter of Recommendation for issuance to the federal, state, or local agency with jurisdiction over the proposed facility.
Special Local Regulation; Gulf of Mexico, Fort Myers Beach, FL
Document Number: 2019-21527
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation (SLR) for certain waters of the Gulf of Mexico adjacent to Fort Myers Beach, FL. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of race participants, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public on these navigable waters near Fort Myers Beach during the Roar Offshore boat race. This SLR establishes an enforcement area where all persons and vessels, except those persons and vessels participating in the high speed boat race, are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the regulated area without obtaining permission from the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Annual OPA World Championships, Gulf of Mexico; Englewood Beach, FL
Document Number: 2019-21528
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the OPA World Championships from November 22, 2019 through November 24, 2019, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for the annual OPA World Championships identifies the regulated area for this event in Englewood, FL. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Fort Pierce, FL
Document Number: 2019-21508
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the A1A North Causeway Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW), mile 964.8 at Fort Pierce, St Lucie County, FL. This action will eliminate the on-demand drawbridge openings. This action is intended to reduce vehicular traffic congestion and provide scheduled openings for the bridge.
Safety Zone; Hurricanes, Tropical Storms and Other Disasters in South Florida
Document Number: 2019-21510
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On June 5, 2017, the Coast Guard published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to establish a temporary safety zone over certain navigable waters within the Sector Miami Captain of the Port (COTP) zone. This safety zone would allow the Coast Guard to restrict certain vessels from entering or transiting through certain navigable waters in the Miami River and Ports of Miami, Everglades, Palm Beach and Fort Pierce during periods of reduced or restricted visibility due to tropical storm force winds (39-73 mph/34- 63 knots), hurricanes and/or other disasters. The Coast Guard proposes to publish this supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPRM) since considerable time has passed from the time when the initial NPRM was published, and because minor modifications have been made to the proposed rule. This SNPRM requests comments on the revised proposal.
Safety Zones; Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance Channel, Eureka, CA, Noyo River Entrance Channel, Ft. Bragg, CA, and Crescent City Harbor Entrance Channel, Crescent City, CA
Document Number: 2019-21281
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing three temporary safety zones in the navigable waters of the Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance Channel, of Eureka, CA; Noyo River Entrance Channel, of Fort Bragg, CA; and Crescent City Harbor Entrance Channel, of Crescent City, CA to safeguard navigation during extreme environmental conditions. These safety zones are established to protect the safety of vessels transiting the areas from the dangers associated with extreme breaking surf and high wind conditions occurring in the Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance Channel, Noyo River Entrance Channel, and Crescent City Harbor Entrance Channel. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events, Sector Miami
Document Number: 2019-21297
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise existing regulations and consolidate into one table special local regulations for recurring marine events at various locations within the geographic boundaries of the Seventh Coast Guard District Captain of the Port (COTP) Miami Zone. Consolidating marine events into one table simplifies Coast Guard oversight and public notification of special local regulations within COTP Miami Zone. The Coast Guard invites your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; San Jacinto River, Channelview, TX
Document Number: 2019-21277
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the San Jacinto River from the southern end of Southwest Shipyard, extending north of the I-10 bridge, just abreast of Buoy #14. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by salvage and over-water bridge repairs. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Houston-Galveston.
Special Local Regulation; Clearwater Super Boat National Championship, Gulf of Mexico; Clearwater Beach, FL
Document Number: 2019-20981
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the Clearwater Super Boat National Championship on September 29, 2019, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for Clearwater Super Boat National Championship identifies the regulated area for this event in Clearwater Beach, FL. During the enforcement period, no persons or vessels will be permitted in the Race Area without permission of the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg (COTP), unless they are authorized race participants. If permission is granted by the COTP, all persons and vessels receiving such permission must comply with the instructions of the COTP or a designated representative. Also during the enforcement period all vessels in the Spectator Area are to be anchored or operating at a ``no wake speed''.
Safety Zone; Grand Haven Fireworks, Lake Michigan, Grand Haven, MI
Document Number: 2019-21053
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of Lake Michigan and the Grand River in Grand Haven, MI. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan (COTP).
Safety Zone, Saint Simons Sound, GA
Document Number: 2019-20781
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On September 08, 2019, the Captain of the Port (COTP) Savannah issued an Emergency Safety Zone in response to the grounding/capsizing of the M/V GOLDEN RAY (31[deg]07'39.66 North, 081[deg]24'10.58 West, between Saint Simons Lighthouse and the north end of Jekyll Island, in the vicinity of green buoy #19). This Emergency Safety Zone prohibited all vessels from approaching within 0.5 nautical miles of M/V GOLDEN RAY, unless authorized by the COTP. As of September 13, 2019, this Emergency Safety Zone remained in effect for all vessels of 500 GT and above. No vessels 500 GT and above were able to transit within 0.5 nautical miles of the M/V GOLDEN RAY unless specifically authorized by the COTP. For all other vessels, the Emergency Safety Zone was enforced for 150 yards surrounding the site. No vessel could transit within 150 yards of the M/V GOLDEN RAY unless specifically authorized by the COTP. As of September 19, 2019, USCG Captain of the Port Savannah has adjusted the safety zone surrounding the M/V GOLDEN RAY, so that no vessel is authorized access within 150 yards of the M/V GOLDEN RAY, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port. The previous safety zone established on September 12, 2019 is terminated.
Special Local Regulation; Kailua Bay, Ironman World Championship, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Document Number: 2019-20765
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for the Ironman Ho'ala practice swim and Ironman World Championship Triathlon on October 6 and October 12, 2019, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Fourteenth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event on certain waters of Kailua Bay, Kailua- Kona, Hawaii. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Safety Zone; Mackinaw City Fall Colors Fireworks, Mackinaw City, MI
Document Number: 2019-20735
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Straits of Mackinac near Mackinac City, MI. The temporary safety zone is needed to protect vessels and spectators from the hazards associated with a fireworks show during the Mackinaw City Fall Colors Fireworks. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Leif Erickson Day Row and Run, Charlevoix, MI
Document Number: 2019-20727
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in Lake Charlevoix, Charlevoix, MI. This temporary safety zone is needed to protect 40 participating paddlers in the Leif Erickson Day Row and Run. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Kailua Bay, Ironman World Championship, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Document Number: 2019-20627
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a recurring special local regulation for certain waters of Kailua Bay, Hawaii. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at Kailua-Kona, HI, during the swim portion of the Ironman World Championship Triathlon and practice swim held on consecutive weekends annually in October. On both days, the swim events are held from 3:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. This rulemaking prohibits persons and vessels from being in the regulated area each day of the event unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Honolulu.
Special Local Regulation; Battle of the Bridges, Intracoastal Waterway; Venice, FL
Document Number: 2019-20806
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for certain waters of the Intracoastal Waterway. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters in Venice, FL, during the Battle of the Bridges event. This rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the race area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Neches River, Beaumont, TX
Document Number: 2019-20580
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Neches River extending 500-feet on either side of the Kansas City Southern Railroad Bridge that crosses the Neches River in Beaumont, TX. The safety zone is necessary to protect the bridge as well as persons and property on or near the bridge from potential damage from passing vessels until missing and/or damaged fendering systems are repaired or replaced. Entry of certain vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur or a designated representative.
Safety Zone, Wilmington River, Savannah, GA
Document Number: 2019-20565
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters on the Wilmington River 1,000 feet on the north and south side of the Islands Expressway Bridge in Savannah, GA. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the placement of multiple spans for the new Islands Expressway Bridge. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Savannah or a designated representative.
Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-20613
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee (CFSAC) will meet via teleconference to discuss CFSAC task statement #01-19. The U.S. Coast Guard will consider CFSAC recommendations as part of the process of developing voluntary guidelines for fishing vessel construction, maintenance, and repair. The teleconference will be open to the public.
Notice of Availability of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 01-16 Change 2-Use of Electronic Charts and Publications in Lieu of Paper Charts, Maps and Publications
Document Number: 2019-20430
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 01-16 Change 2 together with a Deregulatory Savings Analysis. This NVIC provides that U.S. vessels may access navigation publications electronically, through underway connectivity, to meet domestic carriage and Safety of Life at Sea certification requirements.
Temporary Safety Zone; M/V Highland Eagle Operating in the Straits of Mackinac, MI
Document Number: 2019-20400
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 500-yard radius of the Motor Vessel (M/V) HIGHLAND EAGLE while conducting geotechnical sampling operations in the Straits of Mackinac. The safety zone is needed to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by geotechnical sampling operations in the Straits of Mackinac. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sault Sainte Marie.
Special Local Regulations; Ironman Triathlon, Augusta, GA
Document Number: 2019-20330
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the Ironman Triathlon in Augusta, Georgia on September 29, 2019, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Seventh Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Augusta, GA. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Safety Zone; Columbia River, Bonneville, OR
Document Number: 2019-20164
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Columbia River between river mile 142 and 143 in vicinity of Bonneville, Oregon. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by salvage operations of the tug DIANE. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River.
Special Local Regulation; North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2019-20107
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations for certain waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at Ocean City, MD, during a high-speed power boat racing event on September 29, 2019. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Safety Zone, Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA
Document Number: 2019-20102
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Delaware River to restrict and protect vessel traffic during the offloading of two Post-Panamax gantry cranes at the Port of Philadelphia. This action is intended to protect mariners and vessels from the hazards associated with these offloading activities. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless a vessel meets the stated requirements or is specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay. This rule compliments a safety zone found in docket number USCG-2019-0782 addressing navigation risks while the vessel carrying the cranes is anchored or underway in Delaware Bay and River.
Safety Zone; Delaware Bay and River, PA
Document Number: 2019-20101
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Delaware Bay and River to restrict and protect vessel traffic during the transit of Post-Panamax gantry cranes from the Atlantic Ocean to the Port of Philadelphia. This action is intended to protect mariners and vessels from the hazards associated with the transportation of these large cranes. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone will be prohibited unless a vessel meets the stated requirements or is specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay. This rule compliments a safety zone found in docket number USCG-2019-0784 addressing safety risks while the vessel carrying the cranes is moored at the Port of Philadelphia.
Safety Zone; Unionport (Bruckner Expressway) Bridge, Westchester Creek, Bronx, NY
Document Number: 2019-19990
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters within a 500-foot radius of the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) I-95 bridge structures to the north, and south, of the Unionport (Bruckner Expressway) Bridge, construction vessels, and machinery at mile 1.7 over Westchester Creek. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by installation of two temporary vertical lift bridges during the replacement of the existing Unionport (Bruckner Expressway) Bridge at mile 1.7 over Westchester Creek. When enforced, this regulation prohibits entry of vessels or persons into the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port New York or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Lake of the Ozarks, Lake Ozark, MO
Document Number: 2019-20004
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Lake of the Ozarks within 300 feet of the fireworks barge in the vicinity of mile marker 7.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near the Camden on the Lake Resort, Lake Ozark, MO, during a fireworks display. This rulemaking will prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
Document Number: 2019-19946
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Head of the Cuyahoga Regatta located in the federal regulations for Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo zone. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after this event. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Crediting Recent Sea Service of Personnel Serving on Vessels of the Uniformed Services
Document Number: 2019-19754
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to increase from 3 years to 7 years the period within which qualifying sea service aboard vessels of the uniformed services can be used to satisfy the requirement for recent sea service to qualify for a Merchant Mariner Credential with a national officer endorsement. This notice of proposed rulemaking would implement into Coast Guard regulations legislation that has been codified in statute, and may potentially increase the number of merchant mariners available for employment on commercial vessels.
Special Local Regulation; Tennessee River, Florence, AL
Document Number: 2019-19879
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary Special Local Regulation for all navigable waters of the Tennessee River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 254.0 to 258.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Florence, AL, during a Triathlon on September 22, 2019. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or a designated representative.