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Certificates of Alternative Compliance for the EAGLE II and Q-OCEAN SERVICE
Document Number: 2019-17941
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the Chief of Prevention Division, Seventh District has issued a certificate of alternative compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the EAGLE II (O.N. 1294433) and Q-OCEAN SERVICE (O.N. 1284182). We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. Due to the construction and placement of the masthead light, stern light, and sidelights, EAGLE II cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's design and construction. Due to the construction and placement of the sidelights, Q-OCEAN SERVICE cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's special function. This notification of the issuance of these certificates of alternative compliance promotes the Coast Guard's marine safety mission.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the CAPT. JIM MCALLISTER
Document Number: 2019-17940
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the Chief of Prevention Division, Seventh District has issued a certificate of alternative compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the CAPT. JIM MCALLISTER (O.N. 1289659). We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. Due to the construction and placement of the stern light and sidelights, CAPT. JIM MCALLISTER cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's design and construction. This notification of the issuance of these certificates of alternative compliance promotes the Coast Guard's marine safety mission.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bronx River, Bronx, NY
Document Number: 2019-17938
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the Bruckner Boulevard Bridge across the Bronx River, mile 1.1, Bronx, New York. The drawbridge was replaced with a fixed bridge in December 2014 and the operating regulation is no longer applicable or necessary.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Niantic River, Niantic, CT
Document Number: 2019-17937
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to modify the operating schedule that governs the S156 Bridge across the Niantic River, mile 0.1 at Niantic, CT. The bridge owner, the Connecticut Department of Transportation, submitted a request to allow six hours' notice for night time transits during the months of November and April due to infrequent bridge openings. This proposed rule would align the regulations for the S156 Bridge with other Connecticut Department of Transportation bridges.
Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Duluth Zone-Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival Fireworks
Document Number: 2019-17893
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival Fireworks in Superior, WI from 08:30 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. on August 23, 2019. This action is necessary to protect participants and spectators during the Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival Fireworks. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Duluth or their designated on- scene representative.
Safety Zone, Swim Around Charleston; Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2019-17892
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-20
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. 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. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-17891
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee and its working groups will meet to discuss issues related to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. The meetings will be open to the public.
Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-17890
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (Committee) and its working groups will meet to discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant mariners' documents, medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels, medical examiner education, and medical research. The meetings will be open to the public.
Special Local Regulation; Kaskaskia River MM 10-11, Evansville, IL
Document Number: 2019-17875
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish temporary special local regulations for certain waters of the Kaskaskia River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life near Evansville, IL on the Kaskaskia River from mile marker 10 to mile marker 11 during drag boat races on September 14 and 15, 2019. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone, MBTA Railroad Bridge Replacement Project-Annisquam River, Gloucester, MA
Document Number: 2019-17742
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters within 100 yards of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Railroad Bridge, at mile 0.7, across the Annisquam River, Gloucester, Massachusetts, from November 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023. The temporary safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels and the marine environment from potential hazards created during the replacement project of the MBTA Railroad Bridge. When enforced, this proposed rule would prohibit vessels and persons from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Boston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2019-17740
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the Thunder Over the Boardwalk Air Show on August 20 and August 21, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Atlantic City, NJ. 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.
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-17739
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee will meet in Port Huron, Michigan, to discuss Committee matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies. The meeting will be open to the public.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0056
Document Number: 2019-17738
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
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 an extension of its approval for the collection of information classified under OMB Control Number 1625-0056; without change. This collection of information is used for issuing vessel serial numbers and lables for the following: Hull Identification Numbers; U.S. Cast Guard Maximum Capacities; Gasoline Fuel Tank; USCG Type Fuel Hose and Certified Navigation Light Labels. 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-NEW
Document Number: 2019-17737
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
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, Intermodal Container Inspection Program. 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.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0037
Document Number: 2019-17712
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
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 an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0037, Certificates of Compliance, Boiler/Pressure Vessel Repairs, Cargo Gear Records, Shipping Papers, and NFPA 10 Certificates; without change. 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.
Safety Zone; Delaware River; Baker Range, DE and NJ
Document Number: 2019-17709
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary moving safety zones in the Baker Range portion of the Delaware River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and navigation on this portion of the Delaware River during submarine power cable laying operations. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering or transiting through the safety zone without prior authorization from the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0067.
Document Number: 2019-17707
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
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: An extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0067, Claims under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990; without change. 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.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Point Pleasant, WV
Document Number: 2019-17706
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters of the Ohio River, from mile marker (MM) 264.6 to MM 265.6, near Point Pleasant on August 31, 2019 for a Labor Day fireworks display. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Kanawha River, Charleston, WV
Document Number: 2019-17705
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters on the Kanawha River. The safety zone is needed to provide for safety of life and protection of vessels and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into the zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Person in Charge of Fuel Transfers
Document Number: 2019-17457
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to amend the requirements regulating personnel permitted to serve as a person in charge (PIC) of fuel oil transfers on an inspected vessel by adding the option of using a letter of designation (LOD) in lieu of a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) with a Tankerman-PIC endorsement. Thousands of towing vessels are currently transitioning from being uninspected vessels to becoming inspected vessels. This proposal would allow a PIC currently using the LOD option on one of those uninspected vessels to continue to use that option to perform the same fuel oil transfers once the vessel receives its initial Certificate of Inspection. Under this proposal, obtaining a MMC with a Tankerman- PIC endorsement would become optional for PICs of fuel oil transfers on inspected vessels.
Safety Zone; Toledo Country Club Fireworks, Maumee River, Toledo, OH
Document Number: 2019-17259
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters on the Maumee River near the Toledo Country Club in Toledo, OH. The safety zone is necessary to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with fireworks displays created by the Toledo Country Club Fireworks event on the Maumee River. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit, or his designated representative.
Consumer Price Index Adjustments of Oil Pollution Act of 1990 Limits of Liability-Vessels, Deepwater Ports and Onshore Facilities
Document Number: 2019-17234
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing this final rule to adjust the limits of liability for vessels, deepwater ports, and onshore facilities under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90), as amended, to reflect the increase in the Consumer Price Index since 2015. These regulatory inflation increases to the limits of liability are required by OPA 90 and are necessary to preserve the deterrent effect and ``polluter pays'' principle embodied in the Act. This update promotes the Coast Guard's missions of maritime safety and stewardship.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Newburgh, IN
Document Number: 2019-17183
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Ohio River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 777.3 to MM 778.3. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Newburgh, Indiana, during the City of Newburgh fireworks display on August 31, 2019. This rule prohibits persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Annual Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show; Hessel, MI.
Document Number: 2019-17055
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for the Annual Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show on August 10, 2019, from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. During the enforcement period, all vessels will operate at a no wake speed and follow the directions of the on-scene Patrol Commander.
Safety Zone; St. Norbert College Fireworks, Fox River, De Pere, WI
Document Number: 2019-16960
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Fox River in De Pere, WI for the St. Norbert College Fireworks event. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators, mariners, vessels, and property from potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
Special Local Regulations; Festival of Sail Duluth 2019, Lake Superior, Duluth, MN
Document Number: 2019-16959
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for a designated area of the Duluth Harbor entrance to Superior Bay on Lake Superior during the Festival of Sail 2019 event in Duluth, MN. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters around the port of Duluth, MN. This rulemaking prohibits persons and vessels from being in the designated region unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Duluth or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Balloon Glow Fireworks, Manitowoc River, Manitowoc, WI
Document Number: 2019-16958
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Manitowoc River and Manitowoc Harbor in Manitowoc, WI during the Balloon Glow Fireworks event. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators, mariners, vessels, and property from potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Lake Michigan.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: 2019-16795
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones for the Fireworks at Pier Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI and for the Sister Bay Marinafest Fireworks on August 31, 2019 from 8:30 p.m. through 10 p.m. to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during these events. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the 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
Document Number: 2019-16793
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on the Milwaukee River, between the I-794 overpass to the confluence of the Kinnickinnic River in Milwaukee, WI for the Milwaukee Open Water Swim, also referred to as the ``Cream City Classic'' on August 10, 2019 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the event. During the enforcement period, vessels and persons are prohibited from transiting through, mooring, or anchoring within the safety zone without approval from the Captain of the Port (COTP) Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Sabine River, Orange, TX
Document Number: 2019-16731
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Sabine River, extending the entire width of the river, adjacent to the public boat ramp located in Orange, TX. This action is necessary to protect persons and vessels from hazards associated with a high-speed Jet Ski race competition in Orange, TX. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Atlantic Ocean, Key West, FL
Document Number: 2019-16740
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary special local regulation for the RWO Offshore World Championship on November 6, 8, and 10, 2019. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on navigable waters on the waters of the Key West Main Ship Channel, Key West Turning Basin, and Key West Harbor Entrance in Key West, FL. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the regulated area without permission from the Captain of the Port Key West or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Security Zone; Burke Lakefront Airport, Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 2019-16730
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a security zone for certain navigable waters of Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH. This action is necessary to protect the public and surrounding waterways from terrorist acts, sabotage, or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the security zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Buffalo or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Delaware Bay, Lewes, DE to Cape May, NJ
Document Number: 2019-16544
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone on the waters of Delaware Bay, between Lewes, Delaware, and Cape May, New Jersey, from 8 a.m. through 3 p.m. on August 18, 2019, during the 2019 DeSatnick Foundation Cape to Cape Paddle. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participant vessels, spectators, and the boating public during the event. This regulation prohibits persons and non-participant vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Battle of the Bridges, Intracoastal Waterway; Venice, FL
Document Number: 2019-16543
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish 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 on September 28, 2019. This proposed 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. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Fort Pierce, FL
Document Number: 2019-16478
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify 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 proposed action would eliminate the on-demand drawbridge openings. This proposed action is intended to reduce vehicular traffic congestion and provide scheduled openings for the bridge.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2019-16444
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Penn's Landing, Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA, safety zone on various dates during August 2019. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the fireworks displays. During the enforcement periods, vessels may not enter, remain in, or transit through the safety zones during these enforcement periods unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or designated Coast Guard patrol personnel on scene.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2019-16443
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the 9th Annual Atlantic City Triathlon on August 10, 2019, from 6 a.m. through 10 a.m., to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Atlantic City, NJ. 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.
Draft Policy Letter on the Coast Guard's Process To Accept Proposed Type-Approval Testing Protocols for Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) That Render Organisms in Ballast Water Nonviable
Document Number: 2019-16305
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of a draft policy letter that establishes the Coast Guard's proposed acceptance of type- approval testing protocols for BWMS that render nonviable (meaning ``permanently incapable of reproduction'') organisms in ballast water and may be used in addition to the methods established under existing regulations; the process for accepting type-approval testing protocols for BWMS, if any, that render nonviable organisms in ballast water and may be used in addition to the methods established under existing regulations which includes: The process for incorporating accepted protocols into the type-approval procedures established under existing regulations; the acceptance of laboratories to evaluate applicable treatment technologies; and the certification of BWMS that render nonviable organisms in ballast water. This notice solicits public comments on the draft policy letter that is entitled TYPE APROVAL METHODS FOR BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS THAT RENDER NONVIABLE ORGANISMS IN BALLAST WATER, hereinafter referred to in this notice as the ``draft policy letter.''
Safety Zone; Bahia De San Juan, San Juan, PR
Document Number: 2019-16232
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within Bajo San Agustin of San Juan Harbor. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by an anticipated increase in vessel traffic due to unplanned and unpublished maritime events. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone, either from adjacent waters or from the shoreline, is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port San Juan.
Safety Zone; Allegheny River Mile 43.5 to Mile 45.5, Kittanning, PA
Document Number: 2019-16193
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Allegheny River from Mile 43.5 to Mile 45.5. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a high speed boat race. 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; Homewood Wedding Fireworks Display, Lake Tahoe, Homewood, CA
Document Number: 2019-16185
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of McKinney Bay in Lake Tahoe in support of the Homewood Wedding Fireworks Display on August 2, 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.
Safety Zone; Leukemia and Lymphoma Light the Night Fireworks
Document Number: 2019-15997
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce regulations for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Light the Night Fireworks display safety zone on October 12, 2019. Our regulation for firework display safety zones within the Captain of the Port Zone Columbia River identifies the regulated area for this event on the Willamette River in Portland, OR, and the regulations that will be enforced. These regulations prohibit persons and vessels from entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or their designated representative.
Safety Zone; Allegheny River, Mile 0 to Mile 0.6, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2019-15969
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Allegheny River from Mile 0 to Mile 0.6. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by high speed boat races and paddle boat races. 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; Fox River, Green Bay, WI
Document Number: 2019-15925
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Fox River in Green Bay, WI within a 300-foot radius of a vessel being used to launch fireworks. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of 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 Sector Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone; Huron All Classic Fireworks, Huron River, Huron, OH
Document Number: 2019-15898
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters near the East Cleveland Road in Huron, OH. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with fireworks displays created by the Huron All Classic Fireworks event on the Huron River. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit, or his or her designated representative. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone for Fireworks Displays; Upper Potomac River, Washington Channel, DC
Document Number: 2019-15886
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for three fireworks displays taking place over the Washington Channel, adjacent to The Wharf DC, Washington, DC; the first on August 4, 2019, the second on September 21, 2019, and the third on December 7, 2019. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of life on navigable waterways during these fireworks displays. Our regulation for recurring fireworks displays from January 12, 2019, through December 31, 2019 identifies the temporary safety zones for these fireworks display events. During the enforcement periods, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Charleston Harbor, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2019-15885
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary moving safety zone around the USS LA JOLLA as the vessel is towed to Joint Base Charleston, Charleston, SC. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters in Charleston Harbor, Charleston, SC on September 3, 2019. 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; City of St. Charles Riverfest, Missouri River, St. Charles
Document Number: 2019-15851
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Missouri River between Mile Marker (MM) 28.2 and MM 28.8. 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 Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative
Safety Zone; Straits of Mackinac Swim Event, MI
Document Number: 2019-15834
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Straits of Mackinac within 250-yards of the Mackinac Bridge. The safety zone is needed to protect 400 swimmers participating in a swim across the Mackinac Straits from risks associated with the boating public. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie.
Special Local Regulation; Charlevoix Venetian Night Boat Parade; Charlevoix, MI
Document Number: 2019-15833
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the Charlevoix Venetian Boat Parade on July 27, 2019, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. During the enforcement period, the operator of any vessel in the Round Lake, Charlevoix, MI must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander.