Coast Guard July 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee; Notice of a Meeting
Document Number: 2014-16262
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard published a meeting notice for the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee in the Federal Register of July 7, 2014. The notice contained incorrect information under ADDRESSES and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATIONAgenda.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2014-16159
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the University Bridge, mile 4.3, across Lake Washington Ship Canal at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to allow King County Metro Transit to perform essential maintenance on the University Bridge. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position and need not open to marine traffic.
Special Local Regulation; Great Race On The Sea, Powerboat Race, Atlantic Ocean, Long Beach, NY
Document Number: 2014-16158
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing a temporary special local regulation on the navigable waters of the Atlantic Ocean off Long Beach, NY during the Great Race On The Sea Powerboat Race. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life of participants and spectators during this event. Entering into, transiting through, remaining, anchoring or mooring within these regulated areas would be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound.
Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Special Local Regulation; Music City Triathlon; Cumberland River 190.0-192.0; Nashville, TN
Document Number: 2014-16157
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a Special Local Regulation for the ``Music City Triathlon'' on the Cumberland River mile marker 190.0 to mile marker 192.0 from 6:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. on July 27, 2014. This action is necessary for the safeguard of participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the ``Music City Triathlon.'' During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting or anchoring in the Regulated Area is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation, Tennessee River, Mile 256.0 to 257.5; Florence, TN
Document Number: 2014-16156
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for the waters of the Tennessee River beginning at mile marker 256.0 and ending at mile marker 257.5, extending bank to bank. This zone is necessary to protect participants of the Renaissance Man Triathlon during the swim portion of the event. Entry into this area is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Ohio Valley or designated representative.
Safety Zone, Miami Paddle Challenge, Biscayne Bay; Miami, FL
Document Number: 2014-16066
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of Biscayne Bay located west of Key Biscayne and south of Rickenbacker Causeway in Miami, Florida during the Miami Paddle Challenge, a series of paddle boat races. The Miami Paddle Challenge is scheduled to take place on September 13, 2014. The temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of race participants, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. The safety zone will establish a regulated area that will encompass the event area. Non-participant persons and vessels will be prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative.
Training of Personnel and Manning on Mobile Offshore Units and Offshore Supply Vessels Engaged in U.S. Outer Continental Shelf Activities
Document Number: 2014-16074
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-07-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the comment period on the advance notice of proposed rulemaking titled, ``Training of Personnel and Manning on Mobile Offshore Units and Offshore Supply Vessels Engaged in U.S. Outer Continental Shelf Activities,'' published on April 14, 2014. We are extending the comment period at the request of industry to ensure stakeholders have adequate time to submit complete responses.
Safety Zone; Bullhead City River Regatta; Bullhead City, AZ
Document Number: 2014-16073
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Bullhead City, AZ in support of the 2014 Bullhead City River Regatta. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels, and other users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
Document Number: 2014-16067
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various special local regulations for annual regattas and marine parades in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 9 a.m. on June 27, 2014 through 6 p.m. on August 10, 2014. Enforcement of these regulations is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after these regattas or marine parades. During the aforementioned period, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades.
Safety Zone; James River; Newport News, VA
Document Number: 2014-15933
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone on the navigable waters of the James River in the vicinity of the James River Reserve Fleet and Hog Island, Virginia for multiple periods of one hour in length each on all weekdays from August 6 until August 15, 2014. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessel movement in the specified area during the United States Navy's demonstrations involving unmanned and remote-operated crafts. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on the surrounding navigable waters during the events due to the high speed maneuvering of the vessels and the experimental nature of the control technology.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Northern New England
Document Number: 2014-15932
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the events throughout the Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone. This action is necessary to protect marine traffic and spectators from the hazards associated with powerboat races, regattas, boat parades, rowing and paddling boat races, swim events, and fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the Special Local Regulation area or Safety Zone without permission of the COTP.
Safety Zone, Metedeconk River; Brick Township, NJ
Document Number: 2014-15931
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement date of a safety zone for one recurring fireworks display in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to only one recurring fireworks event held in the waters of Metedeconk River in Brick Township, NJ. Instead of the usual enforcement periodsJuly 4, every Thursday in August, and the first Thursday in Septemberin 2014 enforcement will take place on July 3, July 17, and August 14. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of Metedeconk River near Brick Township, NJ, during the event.
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-15790
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee will meet on July 23-24, 2014, in Washington, DC to discuss matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies. These meetings will be open to the public.
Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: 2014-14897
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This final rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this final rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable waters regulations. These changes will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Safety Zone; Summer Fireworks Displays in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: 2014-15707
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing three temporary safety zones on waterways in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone. These safety zones are intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the waterways due to fireworks displays. The temporary safety zones established by this rule are necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the fireworks displays.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Manistee Independence Day Fireworks, Manistee, MI
Document Number: 2014-15706
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan in Manistee, MI. for the Manistee Independence Day fireworks. This zone will be enforced from 9 p.m. until 11 p.m. on July 4, 2014. This action is necessary and intended to ensure the safety of life on navigable waters during a fireworks display.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Miesfeld's Lakeshore Weekend Fireworks, Sheboygan, WI
Document Number: 2014-15672
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan in Sheboygan, WI, for the Miesfeld's Lakeshore Weekend fireworks. This zone will be enforced from 8:30 p.m. until 9:45 p.m. on July 25, 2014. This action is necessary and intended to ensure the safety of life on navigable waters during a fireworks display.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-15671
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a revision to the following collections of information: 1625-0020, Security Zones, Regulated Navigation Areas, and Safety Zones; 1625- 0024, Safety Approval of Cargo Containers; 1625-0029, Self-propelled Liquefied Gas Vessels; 1625-0031, Plan Approval and Records for Electrical Engineering RegulationsTitle 46 CFR Subchapter J; and 1625-0085, Streamlined Inspection Program. Our ICRs describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting these ICRs to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Safety Zone; Swim Around Charleston, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2014-15545
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone during the Swim Around Charleston, a swimming race occurring on waters of the Wando River, the Cooper River, Charleston Harbor, and the Ashley River, in Charleston, South Carolina. The Swim Around Charleston is scheduled to take place on September 21, 2014. The temporary safety zone is necessary for the safety of the swimmers, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Eleventh Coast Guard District Annual Marine Events
Document Number: 2014-15543
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the San Diego Maritime Museum Tall Ship Festival of Sail special local regulations during this year's event on August 29, 2014 through September 1, 2014. This event occurs on the navigable waters of the San Diego Bay in San Diego, CA. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels of the boat parade, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; San Diego Symphony Summer Pops, San Diego Bay; San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2014-15453
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the 2014 San Diego Symphony Summer Pops fireworks display safety zone on Saturday and Sunday evenings from June 28, 2014 thru August 31, 2014, as well as on Friday August 29, 2014. The brief fireworks displays are scheduled to occur between 9 p.m. to 10 p.m., to coincide with the end of the concert. This reoccurring annual summer firework display event occurs on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay in San Diego, California. This action is necessary to provide for safety of the marine event crew, spectators, safety vessels, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Changes to the Inland Navigation Rules
Document Number: 2014-14413
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending the inland navigation rules and their annexes to align the regulations with amendments made by the International Maritime Organization to the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, to which the United States is a signatory, and to incorporate recommendations made by the Navigation Safety Advisory Council. These changes harmonize domestic and international law by reducing and alleviating equipment requirements on vessels, addressing technological advancements, such as wing-in-ground craft, and increasing public awareness of the inland navigation rules. These changes also make references to applicable requirements easier to locate by using the same format in domestic regulations as is used in the international convention.
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).