Coast Guard February 23, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Wicomico Community Fireworks, Great Wicomico River, Mila, VA
Document Number: 2010-3474
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-02-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a safety zone on the Great Wicomico River in the vicinity of Mila, VA in support of the Wicomico Community Fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Great Wicomico River to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Public Workshop on Marine Technology and Standards
Document Number: 2010-3473
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), in coordination with the United States Coast Guard (USCG), is sponsoring a two-day public workshop in Washington DC on marine technology and standards. This public workshop will provide a unique opportunity for classification societies, industry groups, standards development organizations, government organizations, and other interested members of the public to come together for a professional exchange of information on topics ranging from the technological impact on the marine industry, corresponding coverage in related codes and standards, and government regulations. A related workshop was held in Arlington, VA, on June 3-4, 2008 (73 FR 25756, May 7, 2008), and this workshop will build upon many of the topics discussed there.
2010 Rates for Pilotage on the Great Lakes
Document Number: 2010-3396
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-02-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is increasing the rates for pilotage service on the Great Lakes by an average of 5.07% to generate sufficient revenue to cover allowable expenses, target pilot compensation, and return on investment. This increase reflects an August 1, 2010, increase in benchmark contractual wages and benefits and an adjustment for inflation. This rulemaking promotes the Coast Guard strategic goal of maritime safety.