Safety Zone; Meridian Health Fireworks, Navesink River, Rumson, NJ
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Navesink River in the vicinity of Rumson, NJ 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 the Navesink River before, during, and immediately after the fireworks event.
Safety Zones & Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
The Coast Guard will enforce 6 safety zones for 5 fireworks displays and 1 swim event in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on the dates and times listed in the tables below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the events. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the regulated area or safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Navigation Safety Advisory Council. The Navigation Safety Advisory Council provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security, through the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, on matters relating to maritime collisions, rammings, and groundings; Inland Rules of the Road; International Rules of the Road; navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems.
National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program-Cycle Change
The Coast Guard announces that it is changing from a three- year to a four-year cycle for conducting National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) area exercises. The changes are intended to promote the Coast Guard's maritime safety and stewardship missions.
Safety Zones; July 4th Fireworks Displays Within the Captain of the Port Zone, Miami FL
The Coast Guard is establishing three temporary safety zones during Fourth of July firework events on navigable waterways in the vicinity of Stuart, West Palm Beach, and Miami, Florida. These safety zones are necessary to protect the public from hazards associated with launching fireworks over the navigable waters of the United States. Non-participant persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within any of the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Beaufort Water Festival, Beaufort, SC
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation pertaining to the Beaufort Water Festival from 11:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. on July 19, 2014. 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 all people and vessels will be prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring, or remaining within. 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.
Safety Zone; United States and Canadian Military Exercise Jump Training, Lake Erie, Hamburg, NY
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Erie, Hamburg, NY. This rule is necessary to protect the United States military and Canadian military participants as well as mariners and vessels from the navigational and safety hazards associated with the airborne deployment of U.S. and Canadian military personnel and their associated equipment. This rule is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Erie from the shoreline of Woodlawn Beach out approximately one mile into Lake Erie during the airborne deployment exercise.