Coast Guard April 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Security Zone; West Basin, Port Canaveral Harbor, Cape Canaveral, FL
Document Number: E9-7985
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established a security zone encompassing the navigable waters of the West Basin, Port Canaveral Harbor, Cape Canaveral, Florida. This security zone will be activated 4 hours prior to the scheduled arrival of a cruise ship at the West Basin. It is only enforceable during Maritime Security (MARSEC) Levels 2 and 3 or when there is a specific credible threat during MARSEC Level 1. This security zone will remain activated until the departure of all cruise ships from the West Basin.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: E9-7885
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing 73 permanent safety zones for fireworks displays at various locations within the geographic boundary of the Fifth Coast Guard District. This action is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the hazards posed by fireworks displays. Entry into or movement within these zones during the enforcement periods is prohibited without approval of the appropriate Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Norfolk Tides Post-Game Fireworks Display, Elizabeth River, Norfolk, VA
Document Number: E9-7884
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a temporary safety zone on the Elizabeth River in the vicinity of Harbor Park, Norfolk, VA in support of the post-game fireworks displays over the Elizabeth River. This action will protect the maritime public on the Elizabeth River from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: E9-7667
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) will meet in May 2009 in Savannah, GA, to discuss various issues relating to the safety of navigation. The meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; Ocean Beach Fourth of July Fireworks; Pacific Ocean, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-7666
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Pacific Ocean in support of the Fireworks Radio Network Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Main Street Oceanside Fourth of July Fireworks; Oceanside Harbor, Oceanside, CA
Document Number: E9-7665
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters near Oceanside Harbor in support of the Main Street Oceanside Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Big Bay Fourth of July Fireworks; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-7664
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the San Diego Bay in support of the Big Bay July Fourth Show to Benefit the San Diego Armed Services YMCA. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Mission Bay Yacht Club Fourth of July Fireworks; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-7660
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Mission Bay Yacht Club Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Paradise Point Fourth of July Fireworks; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-7659
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Paradise Point Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; City of Chula Vista Fourth of July Fireworks; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-7658
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the San Diego Bay in support of the City of Chula Vista Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Houma Navigation Canal, Mile 36.0, at Houma, Terrebonne Parish, LA
Document Number: E9-7528
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-03
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 SR 661 Swing Bridge across the Houma Navigation Canal, mile 36.0, in Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to replace the wedge assemblies on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed during daytime hours with three approved openings and remain in the open-to-navigation position at night for the passage of vessels.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Merrimack River, MA, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-7400
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Hines Memorial (Main Street) Bridge across the Merrimack River at mile 5.8, between Amesbury and Newburyport, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain closed for six weeks.
Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York and Vicinity
Document Number: E9-7357
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document supplements the Coast Guard's May 2008 proposal to amend the existing special anchorage area at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, at the junction of the Raritan River and Arthur Kill. The proposed amendment is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide for a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length. This supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking provides updated coordinates for the proposed amendment and revises the proposed use limitations.
Safety Zone; Underwater Object, Massachusetts Bay, MA
Document Number: E9-7260
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the duration of a temporary safety zone surrounding the fishing vessel PATRIOT located approximately 17 miles northeast of Scituate, Massachusetts in Massachusetts Bay. This action is necessary to ensure that vessels are not endangered by conducting dredging, diving, salvage, anchoring, fishing or other activities in this area. This temporary rulemaking is needed to protect the environment, the commercial fishing industry, and the general public from potential hazards associated with the underwater object.
Safety Zone; Captain of the Port Zone Jacksonville; Offshore Cape Canaveral, FL
Document Number: E9-7259
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing four safety zones to protect infrastructure and marine traffic from the hazards associated with recurring space vehicle launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS). The safety zones extend from the shoreline to points approximately 12 nautical miles offshore and will only be activated and enforced during pre-launch hours and terminate approximately 15 minutes after a successful launch. In addition to protecting marine traffic from the hazards associated with the launching of space vehicles, the regulation will expedite notification to the public of such launches and also reduce the administrative workload of the Coast Guard.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Jay Jay, FL
Document Number: E9-7258
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the NASA Railroad bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 876.6, at Jay Jay, FL. The deviation is necessary to perform rehabilitation work on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to not open to vessel traffic from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday except federal holidays until June 30, 2009; all other times the bridge will continue to operate in accordance with 33 CFR 117.261(j).
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Chelsea River, Chelsea and East Boston, MA
Document Number: E9-7257
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the P.J. McArdle Bridge across the Chelsea River, mile 0.3, between Chelsea and East Boston, Massachusetts. This deviation is necessary to facilitate the Chelsea River Revel and 5K Road Race. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position during the running of the 5K Road Race and for the remainder of the Chelsea River Revel. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times.