Coast Guard September 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone and Regulated Navigation Area, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: E9-23443
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone and regulated navigation area on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal near Romeoville, IL. This temporary final rule places navigational and operational restrictions on all vessels transiting the navigable waters located adjacent to and over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (USACE) electrical dispersal fish barrier system.
Safety Zone; San Diego Parade of Lights Fireworks; San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-23442
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a safety zone upon the navigable waters of San Diego Bay in San Diego, CA in support of the San Diego Parade of Lights Fireworks. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other 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; Parker US Open Nationals; Parker, AZ
Document Number: E9-23441
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone upon the navigable waters of Lake Moovalya reigon on the lower Colorado River in support of the Parker US Open Nationals. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other 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.
Special Anchorage Areas; Henderson Harbor, NY
Document Number: E9-23390
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In this final rule, the Coast Guard removes a note which states from whom one must obtain permission to moor or anchor in the special anchorage areas of Henderson Harbor, NY.
Standards for Living Organisms in Ships' Ballast Water Discharged in U.S. Waters
Document Number: E9-23386
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice provides the times and locations of the first four of six public meetings which will be held by the Coast Guard (USCG) regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ``Standards for Living Organisms in Ships' Ballast Water Discharged in U.S. Waters'' that published in the Federal Register on Friday, August 28, 2009.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Cape Fear River and Northeast Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
Document Number: E9-23280
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander Fifth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Cape Fear River Memorial Bridge at mile 26.8 and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge at mile 1.0 across Northeast Cape Fear River at Wilmington NC. The deviation is necessary to accommodate a road race. The deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Cape Fear River and Northeast Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
Document Number: E9-23279
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander Fifth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Cape Fear River Memorial Bridge at mile 26.8 and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge at mile 1.0 across Northeast Cape Fear River at Wilmington NC. The deviation is necessary to accommodate a road race. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position to vessels.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Raritan River, Arthur Kill and Their Tributaries, Staten Island, NY and Elizabeth, NJ
Document Number: E9-23278
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard changed the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the Arthur Kill (AK) Railroad Bridge at mile 11.6, across Arthur Kill and the New Jersey Transit (NJTRO) Railroad Bridge at mile 0.5, across the Raritan River. This final rule is expected to better meet the present needs of navigation and enhanced needs of rail traffic resulting from the resumption of rail traffic across the Arthur Kill (AK) Bridge.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0016, 1625-0023, 1625-0027, and 1625-0052
Document Number: E9-23162
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding four Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of its approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0016, Welding and Hot Work Permits; Posting of Warning Signs; (2) 1625-0023, Barge Fleeting Facility Records; (3) 1625-0027, Vessel Documentation; and (4) Nondestructive Testing of Certain Cargo Tanks on Unmanned Barges. 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.
Nontank Vessel Response Plans and Other Vessel Response Plan Requirements
Document Number: E9-23161
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces three public meetings to receive comments on a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require owners or operators of nontank vessels to prepare and submit oil spill response plans. The meetings will be held to allow for greater public involvement.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chester River, Chestertown, MD
Document Number: E9-23135
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the drawbridge operation regulations of the S213 Bridge, at mile 26.8, across Chester River at Chestertown MD. This proposal would allow the bridge to open on signal if at least six hours notice is given and would provide for the reasonable needs of navigation, due to the anticipated infrequency of requests for vessel openings of the drawbridge.
Shipping; Transportation; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: E9-21588
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Titles 46 and 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. These changes are provided to coincide with the annual recodification of Titles 46 and 49 on October 1.
Safety Zone: Robert Moses Causeway Bridge State Boat Channel, Captree, NY
Document Number: E9-22981
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the waters of the State Boat Channel surrounding the Robert Moses Causeway located in Captree, New York due to ongoing construction. This rule is necessary to protect vessels transiting the area from hazards imposed by construction barges and equipment; entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound, New Haven, CT.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-22982
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) will meet, in Ocean Springs MS, to discuss various issues relating to offshore safety and security. The meeting will be open to the public.
Standards for Living Organisms in Ships' Ballast Water Discharged in U.S. Waters
Document Number: E9-22944
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice provides the times and locations of the first two of six public meetings which will be held by the Coast Guard (USCG) regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ``Standards for Living Organisms in Ships' Ballast Water Discharged in U.S. Waters'' that published in the Federal Register on Friday, August 28, 2009.
Safety Zone; Naval Training October and November; San Clemente Island, CA
Document Number: E9-22463
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Pacific Ocean at the north end of San Clemente Island in support of Naval Live Fire Training. This safety zone is necessary to ensure non-authorized personnel and vessels remain safe by keeping clear of the hazardous area during the training activity. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; San Clemente Island Northwest Harbor October and November Training; Northwest Harbor, San Clemente Island, CA
Document Number: E9-22462
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Northwest Harbor of San Clemente Island in support of the Naval Underwater Detonation. This safety zone is necessary to ensure non-authorized personnel and vessels remain safe by keeping clear of the hazardous area during the training activity. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) or his designated representative.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0100
Document Number: E9-22461
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Request (ICR) and Analysis to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0100, Advanced Notice of Vessel Arrival. Before submitting this ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel ACO LANDRY A GALIANO
Document Number: E9-22460
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel ACO LANDRY A GALIANO as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel BAYOU BEE
Document Number: E9-22459
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel Bayou Bee as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Safety Zone; Cape Charles Tomato Festival Fireworks Event, Chesapeake Bay, Cape Charles, VA
Document Number: E9-22458
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 280-foot radius safety zone on the Chesapeake Bay in the vicinity of the Cape Charles Town Harbor, Cape Charles, VA in support of the Cape Charles Tomato Festival Fireworks event. This action will protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays by restricting vessel traffic movement in the vicinity of the event.
Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York
Document Number: E9-22457
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend Anchorage Ground No. 19 located east of the Weehawken-Edgewater Federal Channel on the Hudson River. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels operating in the area. This proposal is intended to increase the safety of life and property of both the anchored vessels and those operating in the area as well as to provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of commerce.
Safety Zone, Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E9-22359
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor from September 2, 2009, through September 26, 2009. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. This rule will establish restrictions upon and control movement of vessels in the specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the fireworks events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-22358
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-17
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.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel TYLER STEPHEN
Document Number: E9-22357
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel Tyler Stephen as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel ELLA G
Document Number: E9-22356
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel ELLA G as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Large Passenger Vessel Crew Requirements
Document Number: E9-22355
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule finalizes, with minor non-substantive changes, the amendments to Coast Guard regulations on merchant mariner documentation which were published as an interim rule with request for comments on April 24, 2007. These amendments implement section 3509 of the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 (Warner Act), which allows for the issuance of merchant mariner's documents (MMDs), (which have since been consolidated by the Coast Guard into merchant mariner credentials (MMCs)), to certain non-resident aliens for service in the steward's departments of U.S. flag large passenger vessels endorsed for coastwise trade. Prior to publication of the interim rule, the regulations prohibited the Coast Guard from issuing MMDs, which are required for service on large passenger vessels, to non-resident aliens. Specifically, this rule finalizes the amendments to Coast Guard regulations allowing the Coast Guard to issue MMCs to qualified non-resident aliens who are authorized to be employed in the United States, the amendments setting the requirements these aliens must meet in order to qualify for MMCs, and the requirements for the large passenger vessels that may choose to hire these aliens. This rule only applies to large passenger vessels, as defined under the Warner Act.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Three Mile Slough, Rio Vista, CA
Document Number: E9-21979
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-14
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 California Route 160 Drawbridge across Three Mile Slough, mile 0.1, near Rio Vista, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow Caltrans to conduct drawbridge maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the maintenance period.
Standards for Living Organisms in Ships' Ballast Water Discharged in U.S. Waters
Document Number: E9-21975
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces a series of public meetings to receive comments on a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ``Standards for Living Organisms in Ships' Ballast Water Discharged in U.S. Waters'' that published in the Federal Register on Friday, August 28, 2009.
Safety Zones: Fireworks Displays Within the Captain of the Port Puget Sound Zone
Document Number: E9-21757
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing safety zones on the waters of the Puget Sound located in the Captain of the Port Puget Sound Zone during multiple fireworks displays. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and avoidance of injury resulting from these displays. Entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or Designated Representative.
Security Zone; Calcasieu River, Hackberry, LA
Document Number: E9-21578
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone on the waters of the Calcasieu River for the mooring basin at Cameron LNG in Hackberry, LA. The security zone is needed to protect vessels, waterfront facilities, the public, and other surrounding areas from destruction, loss, or injury caused by sabotage, subversive acts, accidents, or other actions of a similar nature. Entering this security zone is prohibited without permission from the Captain of the Port, Port Arthur or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: E9-21562
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily suspending the existing enforcement period of a special local regulation for a recurring marine event in the Fifth Coast Guard District and adding a temporary enforcement period. This regulation applies to only one recurring marine event, the ``Cambridge Offshore Challenge'' power boat race. A special local regulation is 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 Choptank River, MD, during the event.
Financial Responsibility for Water Pollution (Vessels) and OPA 90 Limits of Liability (Vessels and Deepwater Ports)
Document Number: E9-21442
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is announcing that the collection of information requirement under 33 CFR 138.85, entitled ``Financial Responsibility for Water Pollution (Vessels),'' has been approved by OMB under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The OMB control number is 1625-0046.
Security Zone; Calcasieu River and Ship Channel, LA
Document Number: E9-21580
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to disestablish the permanent safety zone at Trunkline LNG in Lake Charles, LA and to replace it with a security zone with new boundaries. The Coast Guard also proposes to establish two additional permanent security zones on the waters of the Calcasieu River for the mooring basins at Cameron LNG in Hackberry, LA and PPG Industries in Lake Charles, LA. The Coast Guard also proposes to disestablish the moving safety zone for Liquified Natural Gas (``LNG'') vessels in the Calcasieu ship channel and replace it with a moving security zone of the same dimensions. These security zones are needed to protect vessels, waterfront facilities, the public, and other surrounding areas from destruction, loss, or injury caused by sabotage, subversive acts, accidents, or other actions of a similar nature. Unless exempted under this rule, entry into or movement within these security zones would be prohibited without permission from the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC); Seal Island, ME
Document Number: E9-21570
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent safety zone around Seal Island, Maine from the shoreline out to the 60 foot depth curve. This safety zone prohibits persons and vessels from entering the designated area around Seal Island unless authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Northern New England. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters around Seal Island by protecting mariners from the hazards of Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC) found in the area.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings
Document Number: E9-21566
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) and its working groups on the Revision of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 04-01, and on the Inspection of Towing Vessels will meet in Martinsburg, WV. The Committee will also discuss various issues relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. All meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-21561
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-08
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 Witt Penn Bridge at mile 3.1, across the Hackensack River, at Jersey City, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation the Witt Penn Bridge may remain in the closed position for 45 days to facilitate necessary bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hampton River, Hampton, NH, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-21560
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-08
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 SR1A Bridge across the Hampton River at mile 0.0, at Hampton, New Hampshire. This temporary deviation allows the SR1A Bridge to remain in the closed position for 10 hours to facilitate bridge maintenance.
Safety Zone; Paddle for Clean Water; San Diego; CA
Document Number: E9-21439
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone upon the navigable waters of the Pacific Ocean, San Diego, CA, in support of a paddling regatta near the Ocean Beach Pier. 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.
Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York and Vicinity
Document Number: E9-21435
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending the existing special anchorage area at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, at the junction of the Raritan River and Arthur Kill. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide for a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on the Raritan River and Arthur Kill, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Cook Inlet Regional Citizen's Advisory Committee; Charter Renewal
Document Number: E9-21262
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, Coast Guard
The Coast Guard has recertified the Cook Inlet Regional Citizen's Advisory Council for the period covering September 1, 2009, through August 31, 2010. Under the Oil Terminal and Oil Tanker Environmental Oversight Act of 1990, the Coast Guard may certify on an annual basis an alternative voluntary advisory group in lieu of a regional citizens' advisory council for Cook Inlet, Alaska. This advisory group monitors the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Cook Inlet Program established by the statute.
Definition of Marine Debris for Purposes of the Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act
Document Number: E9-21261
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOAA and the Coast Guard are defining ``marine debris'' for purposes of the Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act (the Act). The Act requires NOAA and the Coast Guard to jointly develop a definition and promulgate it through regulations; this rule represents the agencies' compliance with the Act. For the purposes of the Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act only, marine debris is defined as any persistent solid material that is manufactured or processed and directly or indirectly, intentionally or unintentionally, disposed of or abandoned into the marine environment or the Great Lakes.
Safety Zone and Regulated Navigation Area, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: E9-21200
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone and regulated navigation area on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal near Romeoville, IL. This temporary final rule places navigational and operational restrictions on all vessels transiting the navigable waters located adjacent to and over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (USACE) electrical dispersal fish barrier system.
Safety Zone; IJSBA World Finals, Lower Colorado River, Lake Havasu, AZ
Document Number: E9-21023
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Lake Havasu on the lower Colorado River in Arizona in support of the International Jet Sports Boating Association (IJSBA) World Finals. This temporary 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 will be prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Diego or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, USACE Revetment, Mile Marker 869 to 303
Document Number: E9-21022
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone on the Lower Mississippi River from mile marker 869.0 to 303.0, extending the entire width of the river, 0.5 mile downriver and 0.5 mile upriver from the 2009 US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) revetment work throughout the Lower Mississippi River. This moving safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards created by the 2009 USACE revetment project. Entry into this zone is prohibited to all vessels and mariners unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-21021
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet in Martinsburg, WV, to discuss various issues relating to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. This meeting is open to the public.
Notification of the Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States, Republic of the Congo
Document Number: E9-21020
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving to the United States from the Republic of the Congo, with the exception of vessels arriving from the Djeno Oil Terminal, a single buoy mooring off-shore.