Coast Guard August 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0102
Document Number: 2017-16869
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0102, National Response Resource Inventory; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Duluth Zone-Superior Man Triathlon
Document Number: 2017-16845
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Superior Man Triathlon in Duluth, MN from 5:30 a.m. through 10 a.m. on August 27, 2017. This action is necessary to protect participants and spectators during the Superior Man Triathlon. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Duluth or her designated on-scene representative.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for Viking Yacht Company's 92C Enclosed Bridge Yacht, HIN: VKY92111I617
Document Number: 2017-16844
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the District Five Prevention Division (Dp) has issued a Certificate of Alternate Compliance (COAC) from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for Viking Yacht Company's 92C Enclosed Bridge yacht, HIN: VKY92111I617, as required by statue. Due to the construction and placement of the pilothouse aft of amidships, the vessel cannot fully comply with the masthead light provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's design and construction, as there are no structures forward of amidships on which a masthead light could be affixed. This notice promotes the Coast Guard's maritime safety and stewardship missions.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Norwalk River, Norwalk, CT
Document Number: 2017-16825
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Washington Street S136 Bridge across the Norwalk River, mile 0.0 at Norwalk, Connecticut. This deviation is necessary to facilitate electrical repairs and will allow the owner to temporarily close the draw for a period not to exceed 10 hours.
Special Local Regulation; Ohio River; Louisville, KY
Document Number: 2017-16767
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for certain navigable waters of the Ohio River from mile marker (MM) 602.0 to MM 604.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters near Louisville, KY, during a regatta between August 18 and 20, 2017. This rulemaking prohibits persons and vessels from being within the special local regulation unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Upper Mississippi River, Crystal City, MO
Document Number: 2017-16766
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Upper Mississippi River (UMR) from mile 147.5 to 148.5. This action is necessary to protect persons, property, and infrastructure from potential damage and safety hazards associated with work being completed on new power lines across the river. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Stampede TLP, Green Canyon 468, Outer Continental Shelf on the Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: 2017-16685
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone around the Stampede Tension Leg Platform (TLP) facility located in Green Canyon Block 468 on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the Gulf of Mexico. The purpose of the safety zone is to protect the facility from all vessels operating outside the normal shipping channels and fairways that are not providing services to or working with the facility. Placing a safety zone around the facility will significantly reduce the threat of allisions, collisions, oil spills, releases of natural gas, and thereby protect the safety of life, property, and the environment.
Public Workshop on Marine Technology and Standards
Document Number: 2017-16694
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, in coordination with the United States Coast Guard, is sponsoring a two-day public workshop on marine technology and standards in Washington, DC. This document provides information regarding the workshop, including registration information. The workshop will provide a unique opportunity for industry groups, classification societies, standards development organizations, government organizations, and other interested members of the public to come together for a professional exchange of information on topics ranging from technological impacts on the marine industry, corresponding coverage in related codes and standards, and government regulations.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Back River, Hampton, VA
Document Number: 2017-16645
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the Poquoson Seafood Festival Workboat Race held on the Back River on October 15, 2017, with a rain date of October 29, 2017. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the power boat race. Our regulation for recurring marine events in Captain of the PortSector Hampton Roads zone identifies the regulated area for this regatta. During the enforcement period, no vessel may transit this regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Mill River, New Haven, CT
Document Number: 2017-16644
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Chapel Street Bridge across the Mill River, mile 0.4 at New Haven, Connecticut. This modified deviation is necessary to accommodate delays to the bridge deck replacement and various repairs. This modified deviation allows the bridge to open for the passage of vessels upon two hours of advance notice as well as a twelve day closure of the draw to all vessel traffic.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2017-16508
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the University Bridge across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 4.3, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate drawspan inspections. This deviation allows the bridge to operate in single leaf (half span) during inspections.
Safety Zone; North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, NJ
Document Number: 2017-16506
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, NJ, safety zone from 9:00 p.m. through 11:59 p.m. on October 10, 2017. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after a fireworks display event. During the enforcement period, and in accordance with the safety zone, no vessel or person may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0057
Document Number: 2017-16505
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-07
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 (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting a Reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired for the following collection of information: 1625-0057, Small Passenger VesselsTitle 46 Subchapters K and T without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0074
Document Number: 2017-16504
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0074, Direct User Fees for Inspection or Examination of U.S. and Foreign Commercial Vessels. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0062
Document Number: 2017-16503
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-07
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 (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting a Reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired for the following collection of information: 1625-0062, Approval of Alterations to Marine Portable Tanks; Approval of Non- Specification Portable Tanks without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2017-16502
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Montlake Bridge, across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate vehicular traffic attending football games at Husky Stadium at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position two and a half hours before and two and a half hours after each game. The game times for five of the seven games scheduled for Husky Stadium have not yet been determined due to NCAA television scheduling.
Safety Zone; Mississippi River; New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2017-16436
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters on the Mississippi River from mile marker (MM) 96 to MM 96.5 Above Head of Passes. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, New Orleans (COTP).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Isthmus Slough at Coos Bay, OR
Document Number: 2017-16425
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs Oregon Department of Transportation's (ODOT) Isthmus Slough Bridge, mile 1.0 across Isthmus Slough at Coos Bay, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate painting and preservation and upgrading electrical systems. The deviation allows the bridge to operate in single leaf mode or one half of the bascule span, and reduce the vertical clearance of the non-functional leaf.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2017-16424
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Broadway Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 11.7, at Portland, OR. The modified deviation changes the period the bridge may operate the double bascule span one side at a time, single leaf, and reduce the vertical clearance to install and test new equipment.
Safety Zone; South Branch of the Chicago River, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2017-16253
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the South Branch of the Chicago River, Chicago, IL. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and after the filming of a scene for a television series, where objects will be thrown off a bridge. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan Including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2017-16248
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a segment of the Safety Zone; Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, Calumet-Saganashkee Channel on all waters of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal between Mile Marker 296.1 to Mile Marker 296.7 at specified times from July 31, 2017 until September 1, 2017. This action is necessary to protect the waterway and vessels from the potential hazards associated with barge entrainment mitigation trials conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's electric dispersal barrier.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0030
Document Number: 2017-16247
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-02
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 (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0030, Oil and Hazardous Materials Transfer Procedures without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0002
Document Number: 2017-16246
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-02
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 (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0002, Application for Vessel Inspection, Waiver, and Continuous Synopsis Record without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Safety Zone, Blue Angels Air Show; St. Johns River, Jacksonville, FL
Document Number: 2017-16177
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone on the waters of the St. Johns River in vicinity of Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Florida during the Blue Angels Air Show. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Jacksonville or a designated representative. The Coast Guard invites your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Pleasure Beach Piers, Bridgeport, CT
Document Number: 2017-16165
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Pleasure Beach, Bridgeport, CT for the Pleasure Beach Piers. This temporary final rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters. Entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by Captain of the Port (COTP) Long Island Sound.
Special Local Regulations; SUP3Rivers the Southside Outside, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2017-16151
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for navigable waters of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers during the SUP3Rivers the Southside Outside event. This regulation is needed to provide for the safety of life during the marine event. During the enforcement period, entry into this 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 Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Thames River, New London, CT
Document Number: 2017-16084
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Amtrak Bridge across Thames River, mile 3.0, at New London, CT. This action is necessary to complete installation of an emergency generator. This modified deviation allows the bridge to require a two hour advance notice for openings during nighttime hours.