Coast Guard May 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Neponset River, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2018-11681
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Granite Avenue Bridge across Neponset River, mile 2.5, at Boston, Massachusetts. This deviation is necessary to facilitate the McKeon Post Scholarship Road Race and allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for two hours.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Columbia River, Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA
Document Number: 2018-11669
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Interstate 5 (I-5) Bridges across the Columbia River, mile 106.5, between Portland, OR, and Vancouver, WA. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the movement of heavier than normal roadway traffic associated with the Independence Day fireworks show near the I-5 Bridges. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the event.
Safety Zone; US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge, Cumberland River, Canton, KY
Document Number: 2018-11661
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for a one-mile stretch of the navigable waters on of the Cumberland River, near the U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge-Henry R. Lawrence Memorial Bridge in Canton, KY. The safety zone is needed to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the demolition of the bridge pier. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Appomattox River, Hopewell, VA
Document Number: 2018-11645
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for a marine event on the navigable waters of the Appomattox River at confluence with the James River in Hopewell, VA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters in Hopewell, VA, during a fireworks display on June 30, 2018. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Hampton Roads or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach, VA
Document Number: 2018-11644
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for a fireworks display taking place over Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach, VA, on July 3, 2018. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on navigable waterways during the fireworks display. Our regulation for Recurring Marine Events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this fireworks display event. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; City of North Charleston Fireworks, North Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2018-11474
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Cooper River in North Charleston, SC. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the general public, spectators, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards during a fireworks display. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone, Coast Guard Exercise Area, Hood Canal, Washington
Document Number: 2018-11463
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone around vessels involved in Coast Guard training exercises in Hood Canal, WA from July 9, 2018 through July 13, 2018, unless cancelled sooner by the Captain of the Port. This is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and vessels participating in these exercises. During the enforcement period, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or her Designated Representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Harlem River, Bronx, New York
Document Number: 2018-11371
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Metro North (Park Avenue) Bridge across the Harlem River, mile 2.1, at Bronx, New York. This temporary deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to open for marine traffic with 24 hour advance notice during construction in the bridge control room.
Safety Zone; Willamette River, Lake Oswego, OR
Document Number: 2018-11370
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Willamette River near Lake Oswego, OR. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during a fireworks display on July 4, 2018. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0060
Document Number: 2018-11354
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-29
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: 1625-0060, Vapor Control Systems for Facilities and Tank Vessels; 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; Bath Creek, Bath, NC
Document Number: 2018-11259
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of Bath Creek near Bath, North Carolina, in support of a fireworks display on May 26, 2018. This temporary safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of Bath Creek during the Bath Festival fireworks display to protect the life and property of the maritime public and spectators from the hazards posed by aerial fireworks displays. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Chesapeake Bay, Between Sandy Point and Kent Island, MD
Document Number: 2018-10990
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations for certain waters of the Chesapeake Bay. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located between Sandy Point, Anne Arundel County, MD and Kent Island, Queen Anne's County, MD, during the Bay Bridge Paddle on June 2, 2018 (alternate date of June 3, 2018). This action will prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port MarylandNational Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Ballast Water Management-Annual Reporting Requirement
Document Number: C1-2018-09877
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0094
Document Number: 2018-11186
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-24
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: 1625-0094, Ships Carrying Bulk Hazardous Liquids, 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: 1625-0045
Document Number: 2018-11185
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-24
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: 1625-0045, Adequacy Certification for Reception Facilities and Advance Notice33 CFR part 158; 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: SF State University Graduation Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2018-11180
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone in the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay near AT&T Park in support of the San Francisco State University Fireworks Display on May 24, 2018. This safety zone is 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 zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or their designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Low Country Splash, Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor; Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2018-11144
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the waters of the Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor during the Low Country Splash Open Water Swim event. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of event participants and the general public on navigable waters of the United States during the event. This special local regulation prohibits non-participant persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within a moving regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Charleston or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Laguna Madre, South Padre Island, TX
Document Number: 2018-11110
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of Laguna Madre, South Padre Island, TX. This safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with firework displays. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chambers Bay, Steilacoom, WA
Document Number: 2018-11102
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the Chambers Bay railroad lift bridge (Chambers Bay Bridge) across Chambers Bay, mile 0.01, near Steilacoom in Pierce County, WA. The modified schedule removes the bridge operator at the subject drawbridge between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. due to minimal usage.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Jamaica Bay, Queens, NY
Document Number: 2018-11098
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Marine Parkway (Gil Hodges) Bridge across Jamaica Bay, mile 3.0, at Queens, NY. This temporary deviation extends the period the bridge may remain in the closed-to-navigation position and is necessary to finalize emergency repairs.
Safety Zone; Fireworks, Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA
Document Number: 2018-11082
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for multiple fireworks events launched in the vicinity of Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for waters of the Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA. Establishment of this safety zone is necessary to enhance safety of life on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after these fireworks events. During the enforcement periods, no vessel may enter in or transit this regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Displays Within the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2018-11076
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones regulations at various locations in the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port zone. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during fireworks displays. While these safety zone regulations are subject to enforcement, persons and vessels are prohibited from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone for Fireworks Display; Middle River, Baltimore County, MD
Document Number: 2018-10900
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Middle River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the Middle River in Baltimore County, MD, during a fireworks display on June 30, 2018 (with alternate date of July 1, 2018). This action would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2018-11072
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the North Atlantic Ocean adjacent to Ocean City, MD. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during an air show on May 23, 2018. This action will prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Long Creek & Sloop Channel, Hempstead, NY
Document Number: 2018-10940
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Loop Parkway Bridge across Long Creek, mile 0.7, and Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge across Sloop Channel, mile 12.8, both at Hempstead, New York. This deviation is necessary in order to facilitate a motorcycle ride event and allows both bridges to remain in the closed position for two hours.
Safety Zone; Marshwalk Group Independence Day Fireworks, Murrells Inlet, SC
Document Number: 2018-10931
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Murrells Inlet, SC. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the general public, spectators, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards during a fireworks display. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks Patriots Point, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2018-10930
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of Cooper River at Patriot's Point in Charleston, SC. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the general public, spectators, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards during a fireworks display. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Security Zones; Dignitary Arrival/Departure and United Nations Meetings, New York, NY
Document Number: 2018-10899
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the Marine Air Terminal, LaGuardia Airport Security Zone. The modification of the security zone would expand the existing security zone boundary north along the Rikers Island Bridge to the intersecting point on the southern tip of Rikers Island then east to the western end of LaGuardia Airport. This expanded security zone is necessary to protect the port, waterfront facilities, and waters of the United States from terrorism, sabotage, or other subversive acts and incidents of a similar nature during visits to New York City by various dignitaries. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Notice of Public Meeting in Preparation for the Sixty-Eighth Session of the IMO's Technical Cooperation Committee Meeting and the One Hundred Twentieth Session of the IMO Council
Document Number: 2018-10898
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard will conduct an open meeting in Washington, DC in preparation for the upcoming sixty-eighth session of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Technical Cooperation Committee Meeting and the one hundred twentieth session of the IMO Council to be held at the IMO Headquarters, London, United Kingdom, on June 18-20, 2018 and July 2-6, 2018, respectively.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Michigan City Summerfest Fireworks, Lake Michigan
Document Number: 2018-10891
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone in 33 CFR 165.929 for the Michigan City Summerfest Fireworks on a portion of Lake Michigan on July 4, 2018. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after the fireworks display. During the enforcement period listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the TUG EXPORTER, Washburn & Doughty Hull 122
Document Number: 2018-10890
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the U.S. Coast Guard First District Prevention Department has issued a certificate of alternative compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the TUG EXPORTER, Washburn & Doughty Hull 122. We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. Due to the construction and placement of the vessel's side lights, TUG EXPORTER cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's design and construction. This notification of issuance of a certificate of alternative compliance promotes the Coast Guard's marine safety mission.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Shrewsbury River, Sea Bright, New Jersey
Document Number: 2018-10872
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Monmouth County Highway Bridge (alternatively referred to as the ``Sea Bright Bridge'' or the ``S-32 Bridge'') across the Shrewsbury River, mile 4.0, at Sea Bright, New Jersey. This deviation will test a proposed change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is warranted. This deviation will allow the bridge to operate under an alternate schedule that seeks to balance the seasonally high volume of roadway traffic crossing the bridge during peak hours with the existing needs of marine traffic.
Safety Zone; FKCC Swim Around Key West, Key West, FL
Document Number: 2018-10861
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the temporary safety zone for the Annual FKCC Swim Around Key West, in Key West, Florida from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on June 30, 2018. Our regulation for Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Key West Zone identifies the regulated area for this event. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port Key West or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Annual Swim Around Key West, Key West, FL
Document Number: 2018-10860
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the temporary safety zone for the 42nd Annual Swim Around Key West, Key West, Florida from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on June 16, 2018. Our regulation for Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Key West Zone identifies the regulated area for this event. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port Key West or a designated representative.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0012
Document Number: 2018-10858
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-22
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 an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0012, Certificate of Discharge to Merchant Mariner; 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 Zone; Navy Underwater Detonation (UNDET) Exercises, GU
Document Number: 2018-10823
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two recurring safety zones for navigable waters of Apra Outer Harbor and Piti, Guam. The safety zones will encompass sites designated for U.S. Navy underwater detonation (UNDET) exercises. The Coast Guard believes this safety zone regulation is necessary to protect the public and exercise participants within the affected area from possible safety hazards associated with these exercises. These safety zones will impact a small designated area of navigable waters in Apra Harbor and Piti during periods of times, many of which are of short duration, on days requested by the Navy for UNDET exercises. With the exception of exercise participants, entry of vessels or persons into the zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Guam.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2018-10822
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone within the Chicago Harbor during specified times from May 26, 2018 through January 1, 2019. This action is necessary and intended to ensure the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. During the enforcement periods listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Philippine Sea, Rota
Document Number: 2018-10819
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters off of the Port of Rota. The Coast Guard believes this safety zone is necessary to protect all divers participating in this underwater military exercise from potential safety hazards associated with vessel traffic in the area. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels not involved in the exercise from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Guam (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Palm Beach, FL
Document Number: 2018-10808
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Flagler Memorial (SR A1A) Bridge, mile 1021.8, the Royal Park (SR 704) Bridge, mile 1022.6, and the Southern Boulevard (SR 700/80) Bridge, mile 1024.7, across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, at West Palm Beach, Florida. This modification allows the Flagler Memorial, Royal Park and Southern Boulevard Bridges to operate on alternative schedules when the President of the United States, members of the First Family, or other persons under the protection of the Secret Service visit Mar-a-Lago. The proposed modifications are necessary to accommodate the increase in vehicular traffic when the presidential motorcade is in transit.
Safety Zone; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2018-10804
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life, property, and the marine environment on these navigable waters near the Whataburger Field during fireworks displays on May 27, July 4, and July 5, 2018. Entry of vessels or persons into the zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: 2018-10795
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations for certain waters of the Choptank River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters located in Cambridge, MD, during a power boat racing event on July 28, 2018, and July 29, 2018. This proposed rule would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or the Coast Guard Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; St. Clair Shores Fireworks, Lake St. Clair, St. Clair Shores, MI
Document Number: 2018-10771
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 700-foot radius of a portion of Lake St. Clair, St. Clair Shores, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the St. Clair Shores Fireworks.
Safety Zone; Bay-Rama Fish Fly Festival, Lake St. Clair, New Baltimore, MI
Document Number: 2018-10750
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 900-foot radius of a portion of Lake St. Clair, New Baltimore, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the Bay-Rama Fish Fly Festival Fireworks.
Safety Zone; Grosse Pointe War Memorial Red, White, and Blue Gala Fireworks, Lake St. Clair, Grosse Pointe, MI
Document Number: 2018-10749
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 420-foot radius of a portion of Lake St. Clair, Grosse Point, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the Grosse Pointe War Memorial Red, White, and Blue Gala Fireworks.
Special Local Regulation; North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2018-10730
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish special local regulations for certain waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at Ocean City, Worcester County, MD, during a high-speed power boat racing event on June 23, 2018, and June 24, 2018. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR
Document Number: 2018-10701
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burnside Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.4, at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to accommodate a city parade event. This deviation allows the double bascule bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Notice of Public Workshop on Consistent Implementation of Regulation 14.1.3 of MARPOL Annex VI (Global 0.50% Sulfur Cap)
Document Number: 2018-10696
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard and United States Environmental Protection Administration will conduct a public workshop in Washington, DC in preparation for the upcoming intersessional working group meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on consistent implementation of regulation 14.1.3 of MARPOL Annex IV (Global 0.50% Sulfur Cap). The purpose of this meeting will be to consider the issues that will be discussed at that intersessional working group meeting.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Wrightsville Beach, NC and Northeast Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2018-10695
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedules that govern the S.R. 74 (Wrightsville Beach) Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), mile 283.1, at Wrightsville Beach, NC, and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge across the Northeast Cape Fear River, mile 1.0, at Wilmington, NC. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 11th Annual Ironman Triathlon. This deviation allows these bridges to remain in their closed-to-navigation position.
Safety Zone; Ohio Street Beach Swim Course, Lake Michigan, Chicago Harbor, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2018-10674
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on Lake Michigan in Chicago Harbor, near the Ohio Street Beach in Chicago, IL. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States during swim events that occur throughout each calendar year. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone for Marine Events, Delaware River; Philadelphia, PA
Document Number: 2018-10661
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The regulation would restrict vessel traffic on a portion of the Delaware River from operating during a fireworks display on June 13, 2018, from 9:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. During the enforcement periods, no vessel would be allowed to enter in or transit this regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.