Coast Guard July 23, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Regulated Navigation Area and Safety Zone, Harlem River and Hudson River, Manhattan, NY
Document Number: 2018-15711
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising a previously established temporary regulated navigation area and safety zone for waters of the Harlem and Hudson Rivers in the vicinity of the Amtrak Spuyten Duyvil Railroad Bridge at mile 7.9 over the Harlem River. The regulated navigation area and safety zone protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the reinstallation of the swing span portion of the Spuyten Duyvil Railroad Bridge. During heavy lift operations vessels transiting the Hudson River must abide by the established speed restrictions to eliminate vessel wake. During heavy lift operations entry of vessels or persons into this safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the First District Commander or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Great Lakes Offshore Grand Prix; Lake Erie, Dunkirk, NY
Document Number: 2018-15672
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Dunkirk Harbor, Lake Erie, Dunkirk, NY during the Great Lakes Offshore Grand Prix. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Port Huron Float Down, St. Clair River, Port Huron, MI
Document Number: 2018-15671
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the St. Clair River in the vicinity of Port Huron, MI. This zone is intended to restrict and control movement of vessels in a portion of the St. Clair River. Though this is an unsanctioned, non- permitted marine event, this zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during a float down event near Port Huron, MI.
Safety Zone; Marine City Fireworks, St. Clair River, Marine City, MI
Document Number: 2018-15670
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-23
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 the St. Clair River, Marine City, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the Marine City Fireworks display.
Recurring Special Local Regulation; EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2018-15609
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on the navigable waters of the Allegheny, Ohio, and Monongahela Rivers during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Pittsburgh, PA. During the enforcement periods, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Atlantic Ocean, Thunder Over the Boardwalk Air Show, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2018-15608
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Thunder Over the Boardwalk Air Show special local regulation from 10:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. August 20-22, 2018, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Atlantic City, NJ. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.