Coast Guard October 12, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Sector Key West COTP Zone Post Storm Recovery, Atlantic Ocean, FL
Document Number: 2017-22040
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone for certain waters within the Sector Key West Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone. Vessels are prohibited from entering into, anchoring, loitering, or movement within a safety zone around salvage or pollution removal vessels in the Florida Keys. These temporary regulations are necessary for the safety of persons, vessels, and property due to the large volume of debris, sunken vessels and salvage operations associated with Hurricane Irma. We invite your comments on this rulemaking.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for Hatteras CABO LLC's Fishing Yacht RESILIANT, HIN: HATHP606H718
Document Number: 2017-21978
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the District Five Prevention Division has issued a Certificate of Alternate Compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for Hatteras CABO LLC's fishing yacht RESILIANT, HIN: HATHP606H718 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 and sidelight 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 or sidelights could be affixed. This notice promotes the Coast Guard's maritime safety and stewardship missions.