Safety Zone; Flagship Niagara Mariners Ball Fireworks, Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Presque Isle Bay during the Flagship Niagara Mariners Ball Fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; City Waterway Also Known as Thea Foss Waterway, Tacoma, WA
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the South 11th Street (``Murray Morgan'') Bridge across the City Waterway also known as the Thea Foss Waterway, mile 0.6, at Tacoma, WA. The current test deviation will expire 8 a.m. June 15, 2013. This deviation is necessary to continue with the current operating schedule until the final rulemaking changes permanently go into effect.
Special Local Regulations; Daytona Beach Grand Prix of the Sea, Atlantic Ocean; Daytona Beach, FL
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the waters of the Atlantic Ocean east of Daytona Beach, Florida, during the Daytona Beach Grand Prix of the Sea, a series of high-speed boat races. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday through Sunday, June 14-16, 2013. Approximately 40 high-speed race boats are anticipated to participate in the races, and approximately 25 spectator vessels are expected to attend the event. This special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters of the United States during the races. The special local regulation consists of the following two areas: a race area, where all persons and vessels, except those participating in the high-speed boat races, are prohibited from entering, transiting, anchoring, or remaining; and a buffer zone around the race area, where all persons and vessels, except those enforcing the buffer zone, are prohibited from entering, transiting, anchoring, or remaining unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Jacksonville or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; RXR Sea Faire Celebration Fireworks, Glen Cove, NY
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Long Island Sound in the vicinity of Glen Cove, NY for a fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This rule is intended to restrict all vessels from a portion of Long Island Sound before, during, and immediately after the fireworks event.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) will meet via teleconference to receive a Final Report from the Subcommittee on the Implementation of Standards from the International Labor OrganizationMaritime Labour Convention of 2006, a task statement presented at the 17-18 April, 2013 NOSAC meeting. Upon committee approval, the final report will be presented to the Coast Guard for acceptance. Additionally the committee will reconvene the Subcommittee on commercial diving safety to consider recommendations for commercial diving operational standards. This teleconference meeting will be open to the public.