Coast Guard July 8, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zones: Central Massachusetts August Swim Events
Document Number: E8-15388
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing safety zones for two swimming events in the Captain of the Port Boston zone. This rule is intended to restrict vessels from entering portions of the involved waterways during the respective events. The safety zones are necessary to protect participants and vessels from the hazards associated with a swim event.
Anchorage Regulations; Weymouth Fore River, Weymouth, MA
Document Number: E8-15312
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard hereby establishes Gull Point (PT) Special Anchorage area in the Weymouth Fore River, Weymouth, Massachusetts. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in the Weymouth Fore River, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Anchorage Regulations; Stonington Maine, Deer Island Thorofare, Penobscot Bay, ME
Document Number: E8-15311
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard hereby establishes Crotch Island Special Anchorage in Stonington, Maine, on Deer Island Thorofare, Penobscot Bay. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on Deer Island Thorofare, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.