Coast Guard July 19, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Swim Event in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2018-15441
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone within the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified date and times provided below. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels, spectators and participants from hazards associated with a swim event. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Safety Zone; Southern California Annual Firework Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2018-15440
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the San Diego, CA POPS Fireworks Display on the waters of San Diego Bay, CA on specific evenings from June 28, 2018 to September 2, 2018. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, spectators, official vessels of the events, and general users of the waterway. Our regulation for the Southern California Annual Firework Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone identifies the regulated area for the events. During the enforcement period, no spectators shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of official patrol vessels in the regulated area without the approval of the Captain of the Port, or designated representative.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Mile Markers 94 to 95 Above Head of Passes, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2018-15439
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Lower Mississippi River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on these navigable waters near New Orleans, LA, during a fireworks display on October 6, 2018. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector New Orleans or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Alaska Marine Highway System Port Valdez Ferry Terminal, Port Valdez; Valdez, AK; Correction
Document Number: 2018-15438
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on July 12, 2018. The Coast Guard issued a final rule republishing its 2014 rule that established a permanent safety zone on the navigable waters of Port Valdez within a 200-yard radius of the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) Port Valdez Ferry Terminal.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR
Document Number: 2018-15434
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Hawthorne Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 13.1, at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to accommodate a filming event for a movie. This deviation authorizes the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Regulated Navigation Area, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: 2018-15428
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard Ninth District Commander is amending the navigational and operational restrictions of the Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal (CSSC) near Romeoville, Illinois, and removing the redundant Safety Zone currently in place. The purpose of this amendment is to improve safety and clarify regulations for vessels transiting the navigable waters located adjacent to and over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Aquatic Nuisance Species electric dispersal barrier system (EDBS).