Coast Guard May 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E9-12602
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor from May 2009 through June 2009. This action is necessary protect vessels and people from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the security zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Passaic River, Harrison, NJ, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-12383
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-28
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 Amtrak Dock Bridge across the Passaic River, mile 5.0, at Harrison, New Jersey. This deviation will allow the bridge to remain closed all day on Saturday and Sunday for nine weekends to facilitate track repairs.
Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Announcement of Public Meetings for the Goethals Bridge Replacement Project
Document Number: E9-12335
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and two public meetings, one in Staten Island, New York (NY) and one in Elizabeth, New Jersey (NJ), on the proposed replacement of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's (PANYNJ) Goethals Bridge across the Arthur Kill between Staten Island, NY, and Elizabeth, NJ. We request your comments on the Goethals Bridge Replacement DEIS.
Regulated Navigation Area and Safety Zone, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: E9-12179
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a regulated navigation area and safety zone on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal near Romeoville, Illinois. This proposed regulated navigation area and safety zone places navigational and operational restrictions on all vessels transiting the navigable waters located adjacent to and over the Army Corps of Engineers electrical dispersal fish barrier system.
Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-12163
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee will meet in New Orleans to discuss various issues relating to navigational safety on the Lower Mississippi River and related waterways. This meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Shrewsbury River, Highlands, NJ
Document Number: E9-12159
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-26
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 Route 36 Bridge, across the Shrewsbury River at mile 1.8, at Highlands, New Jersey. This deviation will allow the bridge to open on signal for all marine traffic once an hour on weekends and holidays from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. during the boating season.
Safety Zone; Use of Force Training Flights, San Pablo Bay, CA
Document Number: E9-12064
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of San Pablo Bay, California for training purposes. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of the public and participating crews from potential hazards associated with fast-moving Coast Guard small boats taking part in the exercises. Blank ammunition will be used during these exercises. 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 his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Copper Canyon Clean Up; Lake Havasu, AZ
Document Number: E9-12062
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone upon the navigable waters of Lake Havasu in support of the Copper Canyon Clean up. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Sea World May Fireworks; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-12061
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone, on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Sea World May Fireworks. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Anchorages; New and Revised Anchorages in the Captain of the Port Portland, OR, Area of Responsibility
Document Number: E9-12060
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes the establishment of a new anchorage, modification of existing anchorages, and revision of the regulations governing anchorages in the Captain of the Port Portland, Oregon, area of responsibility. These changes are necessary to ensure sufficient anchorage opportunities in that area, and to clarify the locations of those anchorage opportunities. In addition, the changes will help prevent conflicts with navigable channels and other uses of anchorage waters.
Safety Zone; ESL Air and Water Show, Lake Ontario, Ontario Beach Park, Rochester, NY
Document Number: E9-11836
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone for an air and water show in the Captain of the Port Buffalo zone. This rule is intended to restrict vessels from areas of water during events that pose a hazard to public safety. The safety zone established by this rule is necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with an air and water show.
Safety Zone; Red Bull Air Race, Detroit River, Detroit, MI
Document Number: E9-11835
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Detroit River, Detroit, Michigan. This zone will restrict vessels from portions of the Detroit River during the Red Bull Air Race. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with air races.
Safety Zone; Sea World Memorial Day Fireworks; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-11692
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone, upon the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Sea World Memorial Day Fireworks. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Biscayne Bay, Miami, FL
Document Number: E9-11691
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-20
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 Venetian Causeway Bridge (East) across the Miami Beach Channel (Biscayne Bay), mile 0.0 at Miami, FL. The deviation is necessary to perform rehabilitation work on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to not open to vessel traffic from May 1 through June 20, 2009, except for emergency response vessels.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: E9-11690
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-20
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 46 (St. Claude Avenue) bridge across the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, mile 0.5 (GIWW mile 6.2 East of Harvey Lock) in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for approximately 36 consecutive hours within two 42 hour windows of opportunity to conduct scheduled maintenance to the drawbridge.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Back Bay of Biloxi, Biloxi, MS
Document Number: E9-11689
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is canceling the temporary deviation concerning the operation of the I-110 bascule span bridge across the Back Bay of Biloxi, mile 3.0, in Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi. The deviation allowed the bridge to remain closed to navigation for two (2) two-hour periods daily to facilitate the movement of vehicular traffic.
Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington
Document Number: E9-11564
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In response to requests received, the Coast Guard announces a third public meeting, to be held on June 2, 2009, to receive comments on the notice of proposed rulemaking entitled ``Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington'' that was published in the Federal Register on February 12, 2009 (74 FR 7022).
Safety Zone; Vallejo Fourth of July Fireworks, Vallejo, CA
Document Number: E9-11561
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Vallejo Fourth of July Fireworks Display safety zone for the city of Vallejo, from 8 p.m. through 10 p.m. on July 4, 2009, in the Mare Island Straight in position 38[deg]5'46'' N, 122[deg]15'54'' W (NAD83). This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and 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 safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Sausalito, Sausalito, CA
Document Number: E9-11558
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Sausalito, safety zone from 9 a.m. through 9:30 p.m. on July 4, 2009, in position 37[deg]51'31'' N, 122[deg]28'28'' W. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and 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 safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Delaware River and Bay Oil Spill Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-11528
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Delaware River and Bay Oil Spill Advisory Committee (DRBOSAC) will meet in Philadelphia, PA to discuss various issues to improve oil spill prevention and response strategies for the Delaware River and Bay. This meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone: Ocean City Air Show, Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: E9-11326
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Ocean City, MD to support the Ocean City Air Show. This action will restrict vessel traffic on the Atlantic Ocean to protect mariners from the hazards associated with air show events.
Safety Zone; Underwater Object, Massachusetts Bay, MA
Document Number: E9-11325
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the duration of a temporary safety zone surrounding the location of the sunken 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, 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 and from the hazards associated with planned salvage of the vessel.
Safety Zone; Big Bay Fourth of July Fireworks; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-11306
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is 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 the 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: E9-11305
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is 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 the crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within the temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Ocean Beach Fourth of July Fireworks; Pacific Ocean, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-11304
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is 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 the 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.
Regulated Navigation Area; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: E9-11303
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes for a rule to prohibit all floating vessels from being within an area in the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal from Mile Marker 22 (west of Chef Menteur Pass) on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, west through the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and Inner Harbor Navigation Canal out to Lake Ponchartrain and the Mississippi River in New Orleans, LA. This regulated navigation area would also apply to part of the Harvey Canal, between Lapalco Boulevard Bridge and the intersection of the Harvey Canal and the Algiers Alternate Route of the Intracoastal Waterway. This action is necessary to protect the high-risk areas in the flood protection for New Orleans. The proposed rule will protect the floodwalls in the designated areas of the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal and the Harvey Canal from damage caused by drifting vessels by excluding vessels from the area under certain weather conditions.
Safety Zone; Sea World Fireworks Season Kickoff; Mission Bay, San Diego, California
Document Number: E9-11225
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Sea World Fireworks Season Kickoff. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Marine Events Regattas; Annual Marine Events in the Eighth Coast Guard District
Document Number: E9-11224
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is updating the list of marine events and regattas that take place in the Eighth Coast Guard District and changing patrol requirements for these events. This update informs the public of regularly scheduled regattas and marine events and facilitates effective control over regattas and marine events to insure safety of life in each regatta or marine event area.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Temporary Change of Dates for Recurring Marine Events in the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: E9-11056
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement period of special local regulations for recurring marine events in the Fifth Coast Guard District. These regulations apply to only five recurring marine events that conduct on-water activities such as power boat races, swimming competitions, and harbor celebrations. Special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the events. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Chester River, MD; Rappahannock River, VA; Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, VA; North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD; and Pasquotank, River, Elizabeth, NC during each event.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies
Document Number: E9-11055
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC). NBSAC advises the Coast Guard on matters related to recreational boating safety.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Event; Temporary Change of Dates for Recurring Marine Event in the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: E9-10973
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the enforcement period of special local regulations for a recurring marine event in the Fifth Coast Guard District. These regulations apply to only one recurring marine event that conducts ``workboat races''. Special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the York River, VA, during the event.
Security Zones; Escorted Vessels, Mobile, AL, Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: E9-10969
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is making permanent an interim rule establishing a security zone around any vessel being escorted by one or more Coast Guard assets, or other Federal, State, or local law enforcement assets, within the Captain of the Port Zone Mobile, AL. This action is necessary to ensure the safe transit and mooring of escorted vessels as well as the safety and security of personnel and port facilities. No vessel or person is allowed inside the security zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Mobile, AL or a designated representative.
Craft Routinely Operated Dockside
Document Number: E9-10971
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard gives notice that, in accord with a recent Supreme Court decision, it will no longer inspect permanently moored craft or issue Certificates of Inspection to such craft unless a craft demonstrates that it is a vessel, capable of being used as a means of transportation on water. This notice discusses the implications of the Supreme Court decision and responds to comments received in response to a 2004 notice that proposed a policy for permanently moored vessels.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier East, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E9-10756
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier East Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor from 9 p.m. until 9:40 p.m. on May 22, 2009. This action is necessary to protect vessels and people from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. All vessels must obtain permission from the Captain of the Port or his on-scene representative to enter, move within or exit the safety zone.
Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington
Document Number: E9-10755
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the reopening of the comment period to receive comments on the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ``Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington'' that was published in the Federal Register on February 12, 2009. As stated in the NPRM, the Coast Guard proposes to establish Regulated Navigation Areas (RNA) covering specific bars along the coasts of Oregon and Washington that will include procedures for restricting and/or closing those bars as well as additional safety requirements for recreational and small commercial vessels operating in the RNAs. The RNAs are necessary to help ensure the safety of the persons and vessels operating in those hazardous bar areas. The RNAs will do so by establishing clear procedures for restricting and/or closing the bars and mandating additional safety requirements for recreational and small commercial vessels operating in the RNAs when certain conditions exist.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Patuxent River, Patuxent River, MD
Document Number: E9-10751
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for ``U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River Air Expo 2009'', an aerial demonstration to be held over the waters of the Patuxent River adjacent to Patuxent River, Maryland. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Patuxent River during the aerial demonstration.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E9-10750
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). This Committee advises the Coast Guard on matters related to the training, qualification, licensing, certification, and fitness of seamen serving in the U.S. merchant marine.
International Air Pollution Prevention (IAPP) Certificates
Document Number: E9-10749
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
By this direct final rule, the Coast Guard amends its vessel inspection regulations to add the International Air Pollution Prevention (IAPP) certificate to the list of certificates a recognized classification society may be authorized to issue on behalf of the United States. This action is being taken because the United States recently deposited an instrument of ratification with the International Maritime Organization for Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution by Ships, 1973 as modified by the Protocol of 1978 (MARPOL 73/78). As a result, Annex VI entered into force for the United States on January 8, 2009. This rulemaking will offer a more efficient means for U.S. ships to obtain an IAPP certificate.
Safety Zone; Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: E9-10242
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone from mile marker 0.0 (Point State Park) on the Allegheny River to mile marker 1.0 (Norfolk and Southern Railroad Bridge), extending 328 feet out from the left descending bank. This safety zone is needed to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with the Venture Outdoors Festival event. Entry into this zone is prohibited, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; High Street Drawbridge, Alameda, CA
Document Number: E9-10241
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the High Street drawbridge across the Oakland Inner Harbor, mile 6.0, at Alameda, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow seismic retrofitting of the bridge. This deviation allows single leaf operation of the double leaf, bascule style drawbridge, during the deviation period.
Safety Zone; Allegheny River Mile Marker 0.4 to Mile Marker 0.6, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: E9-10240
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the waters of the Allegheny River from mile marker 0.4 to mile marker 0.6, extending the entire width of the river. This safety zone is needed to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with the Pittsburgh Pirates Fireworks Display. Entry into this zone is prohibited, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-10344
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) and its working groups will meet in Texas City, Texas to discuss waterway improvements, aids to navigation, area projects impacting safety on the Houston Ship Channel, and various other navigation safety matters in the Galveston Bay area. All meetings will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: E9-10115
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone from mile marker 0.5 (Roberto Clemente Highway Bridge) on the Allegheny River to mile marker 1.4 (16th Street Highway Bridge), extending 500 feet out from the right descending bank. This safety zone is needed to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with the Urban Adventure's Adventure Race event. Entry into this zone is prohibited, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Barge BDL235, Pago Pago Harbor, American Samoa
Document Number: E9-10114
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary 100-foot (30.5 meter) radius safety zone around the 142 foot Barge BDL235 while it is performing operations in and around the CHEHALIS wreck. The wreck's approximate position is 14[deg]16.52[min] S, 170[deg]40.56[min] W (about 350 feet north of the fuel dock in Pago Pago Harbor, American Samoa). The safety zone is necessary to protect other vessels and the general public from hazards associated with dive operations.
Alternate Compliance Program: Vessel Inspection Alternatives
Document Number: E9-10113
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard amends the vessel inspection regulations to expand the Alternate Compliance Program (ACP). Through these amendments, we are updating the list of certificates the Coast Guard issues, incorporating Coast Guard policy regarding eligibility requirements for classification societies participating in the ACP, recognizing classification societies other than the American Bureau of Shipping, and expanding the ACP to include oceanographic research vessels.
Safety Zone; Norfolk Tides Post-Game Fireworks Displays, Elizabeth River, Norfolk, VA
Document Number: E9-10112
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a 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 scheduled to take place on June 6, July 2, July 3, August 21, September 3, and September 4, 2009. This action would protect the maritime public on the Elizabeth River from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.