Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments, Sector Puget Sound, WA
This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout our regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to reflect the renaming of Sector Seattle to Sector Puget Sound as part of the Coast Guard reorganization.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) will meet by teleconference to discuss items related to safety of operations and other matters affecting the oil and gas offshore industry. This meeting will be open to the public.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Elizabeth River, Portsmouth, VA
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation during the USCG City of Portsmouth Celebration Rowing Regatta on the Elizabeth River. The event consists of a series of crew rowing races to be held on the waters of the Elizabeth River, near Portsmouth, Virginia. This special local regulation will restrict vessel traffic and is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event.
Special Local Regulation; Marine Events Within the Captain of the Port Sector Boston Zone
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations within the Captain of the Port Sector Boston Zone for several swim events and power boat races. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during these events. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Boston.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Newark Bay, NJ, Maintenance
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Bridge across Newark Bay, mile 4.3, at Newark, New Jersey. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position on three Mondays to facilitate scheduled maintenance.