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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.
Safety Zone; Thunder on Niagara, Niagara River, North Tonawanda, NY
Document Number: E9-9993
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishment of a safety zone for a powerboat race in the Captain of the Port Buffalo zone. This proposed 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 proposed rule is necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with a powerboat race.
Security Zone; Portland Rose Festival on Willamette River
Document Number: E9-9992
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Portland Rose Festival Security Zone on the Willamette River from 1 p.m. on June 3, 2009, until 10 a.m. June 8, 2009. This action is necessary to ensure the safety and security of maritime traffic, including the public vessels present, on the Willamette River during the Portland Rose Festival. During the enforcement period, entry into the security zone detailed in 33 CFR 165.1312 is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Portland or his designated representative.
Security Zone; Freeport LNG Basin, Freeport, TX
Document Number: E9-9991
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a permanent security zone in the Freeport LNG Basin. This 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. Entry into this zone would be prohibited, except for vessels that have obtained the express permission from the Captain of the Port Houston-Galveston or his designated representative.
Security Zone; Freeport Channel Entrance, Freeport, TX
Document Number: E9-9990
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish moving security zones for certain vessels, for which the Captain of the Port, Houston- Galveston deems enhanced security measures necessary on a case-by-case basis. These moving security zones would extend 1,000 yards ahead and astern and 500 yards on each side of certain vessels, which would display the international signal flag or pennant number five to signal a security zone is established around the vessel. The moving security zone may commence at any point after certain vessels bound for the Port of Freeport enter the U.S. territorial waters (12 nautical miles) in the Captain of the Port (COTP) Houston-Galveston zone. These security zones are needed to safeguard the vessels, the public, and the surrounding area from sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other events of a similar nature. Unless exempted under this rule, entry into or movement within these security zones would be prohibited without permission from the COTP Houston-Galveston.
Safety Zone; Mill Creek, Fort Monroe, VA, USNORTHCOM Civic Leader Tour and Aviation Demonstration
Document Number: E9-9798
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on Mill Creek in the vicinity of the Fort Monroe Military Reservation, VA during the USNORTHCOM Civic Leader Tour Event and Aviation Demonstration. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement in the vicinity of Mill Creek to protect mariners and the public from the hazards associated with aviation events.
Safety Zone; Blue Water Resort and Casino APBA National Tour Rounds 1 & 2; Colorado River, Parker, AZ
Document Number: E9-9718
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone within the Lake Moolvalya region of the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Parker, Arizona for the Blue Water Resort and Casino APBA National Tour Rounds 1 & 2. 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 are prohibited from entering into, transiting though, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-9717
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-29
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 across the Hackensack River at mile 3.1, and the Lower Hack Bridge at mile 3.4, across the Hackensack River, at Jersey City, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation the Lower Hack Bridge will be allowed to provide a maximum opening of only 110 feet at mean high water for a period of 30-days and both bridges will be allowed to remain in the closed position for a period of 45-days to facilitate major bridge maintenance. Vessels that can pass under the draws without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
Safety Zone; St. Thomas Harbor, Charlotte Amalie, U.S.V.I.
Document Number: E9-9640
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of St. Thomas Harbor in support of the Virgin Islands Carnival Finale fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of spectators, participating vessels and their crews, 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 (COTP) San Juan or the designated representative.
Revision of LNG and LHG Waterfront Facility General Requirements
Document Number: E9-9639
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise the requirements for waterfront facilities handling liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied hazardous gas (LHG). The proposed revisions would bring the regulations up to date with existing industry practices and current Coast Guard policy implemented due to increased emphasis on security since the events of September 11, 2001. These revisions would harmonize the Coast Guard's regulations for LNG with those established by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the agency responsible for permitting onshore and near-shore LNG terminals. This proposed rulemaking would not affect LNG deepwater ports.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn, NY, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-9637
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-28
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 Hamilton Avenue Bridge across the Gowanus Canal, mile 1.2, at Brooklyn, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge shall require a four-hour advance notice for bridge openings for three months and a three day bridge closure to facilitate bridge maintenance. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Long Island, NY Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Hempstead, NY, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-9636
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-28
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 Wantagh State Parkway Bridge across Sloop Channel at mile 15.4, at Jones Beach, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may operate on a limited operating schedule to facilitate the completion of bridge construction.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Galveston, TX
Document Number: E9-9635
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-28
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 Galveston Causeway Railroad Bascule Bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 357.2 west of Harvey Locks, at Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for five hours a day for 14 non-consecutive days in order to perform scheduled maintenance.
Crewmember Identification Documents
Document Number: E9-9634
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard requires each crewmember on a foreign commercial vessel en route to a U.S. port or place of destination or at a U.S. port or place, or on a U.S. commercial vessel coming from a foreign port or place of departure to a U.S. port or place of destination, to carry and present upon demand an acceptable identification when in U.S. navigable waters. The vessel operators are required to ensure that crewmembers comply with this requirement. This rule would implement a Maritime Transportation Security Act mandate and help ensure that the Coast Guard can authoritatively identify crewmembers on vessels in U.S. navigable waters.
Safety Zone; Coronado Fourth of July Fireworks; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-9583
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-27
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 Coronado 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; BWRC `300' Enduro; Lake Moolvalya, Parker, AZ
Document Number: E9-9575
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a safety zone, on the navigable waters of the Lake Moolvalya region on the lower Colorado River in support of the Bluewater Resort and Casino `300' Enduro. 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; Red Bull Air Races; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-9537
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-27
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 Red Bull Air Races. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the crew, spectators, participants and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels will be prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized to do so by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Delaware River and Bay Oil Spill Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-9536
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-27
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.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0101, 1625-0102, and 1625-0103
Document Number: E9-9535
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-27
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 three 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) 1625-0101, Periodic Gauging and Engineering Analyses for Certain Tank Vessels Over 30 Years Old; (2) 1625-0102, National Response Resource Inventory; and (3) 1625- 0103, Mandatory Ship Reporting System for the Northeast and Southeast Coasts of the United States. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.