Coast Guard September 25, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement: Automatic Identification System/Data Marker Buoy (AIS/DMB) Using/Adapting COTS Technology
Document Number: 2018-20834
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is announcing its intent to enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Astronics DME to investigate adding/substituting an AIS component into the RB-100 series DMB. While the Coast Guard is currently considering collaborating with Astronics DME, we are soliciting public comment on the possible nature of and participation of other parties in the proposed CRADA. In addition, the Coast Guard also invites other potential non-Federal participants, who have the interest and capability to bring similar contributions to this type of research, to consider submitting proposals for consideration in similar CRADAs.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Mile Markers 94 to 95 Above Head of Passes, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2018-20794
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing 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 regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector New Orleans or a designated representative.