Coast Guard August 7, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2018-16867
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and its Working Groups will meet to discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant mariners' documents, medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels, medical examiner education, and medical research. The meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2018-16848
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-07
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. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Wrightsville Beach, NC and Northeast Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2018-16847
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-07
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 2018 PPD IRONMAN North Carolina ``Beach2Battleship'' Triathlon. This deviation allow these bridges to remain in their closed-to-navigation position.
Safety Zone; USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships; Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 2018-16844
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Lake Erie during the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Erie off of Edgewater Park during the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect participants and spectators during the event from the hazards associated with a large scale swimming event. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Special Local Regulation; Battle of the Bridges, Intracoastal Waterway, Venice, FL
Document Number: 2018-16834
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary special local regulation for certain waters of the Intracoastal Waterway. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters in Venice, FL, during the Battle of the Bridges on September 15, 2018. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the race area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.