Coast Guard July 1, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Public Workshop Related to the International Maritime Organization's Development of a Mandatory Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters.
Document Number: 2014-15457
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will hold a public workshop in Seattle, WA on topics related to the development of a mandatory code for ships operating in polar waters (Polar Code) by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Various topics will be discussed including application and certification under the Polar Code; and regulations for hull design, equipment, operations, and environmental protection. This workshop is intended to be an interactive exchange of information between policymakers, industry experts, and interested members of the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Pequonnock River, Bridgeport, CT
Document Number: 2014-15456
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Stratford Avenue Bridge across the Pequonnock River, mile 0.1, at Bridgeport, Connecticut. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed position for scheduled maintenance at the bridge.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Ocean; Ocean City, NJ
Document Number: 2014-15442
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the Atlantic Ocean near Ocean City, NJ, from 9:10 p.m. to 10:20 p.m. on July 16, 2014 with a rain date scheduled for July 17, 2014. The safety zone will restrict vessel traffic in the North Atlantic Ocean within a 500 yard radius of a fireworks barge located at position 39-16.22 N, 074-33.54 W. This safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display. This regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to ensure the safety of the surrounding public and vessels.
Safety Zone, Delaware River; Chester, PA
Document Number: 2014-15441
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the Delaware River in Chester, PA, from 9 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. on July 12, 2014. The safety zone will restrict vessel traffic on the Delaware River while a fireworks event is taking place. This safety zone is necessary to protect the public and vessels in the surrounding area from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in Captain of the Port Puget Sound Zone
Document Number: 2014-15311
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing safety zones in Holmes Harbor, Agate Pass, Puget Sound near Steilacoom, WA, Lake Union near Seattle, WA, and Friday Harbor for various summer fireworks displays. The safety zones are necessary to help ensure the safety of the maritime public during the displays and will do so by prohibiting all persons and vessels from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone: San Francisco Independence Day Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2014-15308
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones in the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay near Aquatic Park in support of San Francisco Independence Day Fireworks Display on July 4, 2014. These safety zones are established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port or their designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Firework Displays Within the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Zone
Document Number: 2014-15290
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones for annual firework displays in the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Zone during the dates and times noted in this document. This action is necessary to prevent injury and to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the firework displays. During the enforcement periods, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within these safety zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or their Designated Representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Isleton, CA
Document Number: 2014-15289
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Isleton Drawbridge across Sacramento River, mile 18.7, at Isleton, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to make critical repairs to the bridge deck. This deviation allows the bridge to open with 15 minutes advance notice during the deviation period.
Safety Zone; San Francisco Giants Fireworks, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2014-15288
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the San Francisco Giants 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).