Coast Guard June 11, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee: Intercessional Meeting
Document Number: 2013-13854
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
A working group of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet to work on Task Statement 78, entitled ``Consideration of the International Labor Organization's Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.'' This meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Reynolds Channel, Lawrence, NY
Document Number: 2013-13852
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Atlantic Beach Bridge, mile 0.4, across Reynolds Channel, at Lawrence, New York. This temporary deviation authorizes the Atlantic Beach Bridge to operate under an alternate schedule for 176 days, to facilitate electrical and structural rehabilitation at the bridge.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events, Atlantic City Offshore Race, Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2013-13849
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement date of a special local regulation for one specific recurring marine event in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to only one recurring marine event, held on the Atlantic Ocean, offshore of Atlantic City, New Jersey. The marine event formerly originated on the third Sunday in July, but now is on the fourth Sunday in June; the special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Atlantic Ocean near Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the event.
Regulated Navigation Area, Gulf of Mexico: Mississippi Canyon Block 20, South of New Orleans, LA; Correction
Document Number: 2013-13845
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard published an interim rule with request for comments in the Federal Register on April 29, 2013 (78 FR 24987), establishing a regulated navigation area in the Gulf of Mexico. That document mistakenly listed incorrect coordinates for the center of that area. This document corrects those coordinates.
Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events in the Seventh Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2013-13765
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the regulation pertaining to the Beaufort Water Festival from 1 p.m. through 4 p.m. on July 27, 2013. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on navigable waters of the United States during the Beaufort Water Festival Air Show. During the enforcement period, the special local regulation establishes a regulated area which will all people and vessels will be prohibited from entering. Vessels may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the area if authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Middle River, Near Stockton, CA
Document Number: 2013-13762
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating regulation that governs the Bacon Island Drawbridge across Middle River, mile 8.6, near Stockton, CA. The deviation is to allow San Joaquin County Public Works Department to perform structural maintenance work to the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the repairs.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Elizabeth River, Eastern Branch, Norfolk, VA
Document Number: 2013-13759
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the draw of the Norfolk Southern 5 Railroad Bridge, across the Elizabeth River Eastern Branch, mile 1.1, Norfolk, VA. This deviation is necessary to facilitate thermite welding on rail joints on the Norfolk Southern 5 Railroad drawbridge. This temporary deviation allows the drawbridge to remain in the closed to navigation position.
Special Local Regulations; ODBA Draggin' on the Waccamaw, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Bucksport, SC
Document Number: 2013-13758
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Bucksport, South Carolina during the Outboard Drag Boat Association (ODBA) Draggin' on the Waccamaw, a series of high-speed boat races. The event will take place on Saturday, June 22, 2012 and Sunday, June 23, 2013. Approximately 50 high-speed race boats are anticipated to participate in the races. This special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters of the United States during the event. This special local regulation will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Persons and vessels that are not participating in the races will be prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Marine Events in Northern New England
Document Number: 2013-13757
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing three temporary special local regulations for marine regattas and fifteen temporary safety zones for fireworks displays and swim events within the Captain of the Port (COTP) Northern New England (NNE) Zone. This action is 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 COTP Sector Northern New England.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events, Wrightsville Channel; Wrightsville Beach, NC
Document Number: 2013-13756
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a Special Local Regulation for the ``Swim the Loop/Motts Channel Sprint'' swim event, to be held on the waters adjacent to and surrounding Harbor Island in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. This Special Local Regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action will restrict vessel traffic on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway within 550 yards north and south of the U.S. 74/76 Bascule Bridge crossing the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 283.1, at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, during the swim event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Saugatuck River, Westport, CT
Document Number: 2013-13755
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
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 Route 136 Bridge across the Saugatuck River, mile 1.3, at Westport, Connecticut. The deviation is necessary to facilitate emergency repairs. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge owner may require a 24 hour advance notice for bridge openings from June 2, 2013 through July 15, 2013.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Eureka, Humboldt Bay, Eureka, CA
Document Number: 2013-13754
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Eureka in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. 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; Red, White, and Tahoe Blue Fireworks, Incline Village, NV
Document Number: 2013-13753
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Red, White, and Tahoe Blue Fireworks display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. 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 Richmond, Richmond Harbor, CA
Document Number: 2013-13752
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the City of Richmond Fourth of July Fireworks display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. 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; San Francisco Independence Day Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2013-13751
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones for the San Francisco Independence Day Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. 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).