Coast Guard June 21, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Fleet Week Maritime Festival, Pier 66, Elliot Bay, Seattle, Washington
Document Number: 2019-13275
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard does not plan to enforce the Fleet Week Maritime Festival's Pier 66 Safety Zone in Elliott Bay, WA in 2019. The Captain of the Port has determined that enforcement of this regulation is not presently needed to ensure participant and spectator safety for this year's Fleet Week Maritime Festival. During this year's Fleet Week Maritime Festival, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within this safety zone is authorized unless directed otherwise by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound, or her designated representative.
Safety Zone; Seafair Air Show Performance, 2019, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2019-13274
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the annual Seafair Air Show Performance safety zone on Lake Washington, Seattle, WA daily, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., from August 1, 2019, through August 4, 2019. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the public from inherent dangers associated with these annual aerial displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or transit this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or her designated representative.
Security Zone; Seattle's Seafair Fleet Week Moving Vessels, 2019, Puget Sound, WA
Document Number: 2019-13272
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce Seattle's Seafair Fleet Week Moving Vessels security zones from 10 a.m. on July 29, 2019, through 6 p.m. on August 4, 2019. These security zones are necessary to help ensure the security of the vessels from sabotage or other subversive acts during Seafair Fleet Week Parade of Ships. The designated participating vessels are: HMCS NANAIMO (MM 702), HMCS EDMONTON (MM 703), and USCGC ACTIVE (WMEC 618). During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the security zones without the permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP), Puget Sound or her designated representative. The COTP has granted general permission for vessels to enter the outer 400 yards of the security zones as long as those vessels within the outer 400 yards of the security zones operate at the minimum speed necessary to maintain course unless required to maintain speed by the navigation rules.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Chicago Air and Water Show
Document Number: 2019-13267
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Chicago Air and Water Show on a portion of Lake Michigan, from August 15, 2019 through August 18, 2019. This action is intended to protect the safety of life on the navigable waterway immediately before, during, and after this event. During the enforcement period listed below, no vessel may transit this safety zone without approval from the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Cuyahoga 50th Parade of Lights; Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 2019-13261
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a moving safety zone to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters in the Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH, during the Cuyahoga 50th Parade of Lights on June 22, 2019. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the potential hazards created by 125 vessels transiting in the river with decorative lights not normally used as navigation lights. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Buffalo.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Miles 90.7 to 91.2, Wheeling, WV
Document Number: 2019-13208
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Ohio River from mile 90.7 to mile 91.2. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a land based fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (Halifax River), Daytona Beach, FL
Document Number: 2019-13207
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the Memorial Bridge (Veteran's Memorial/Orange Ave/CR 4050) across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (Halifax River), mile 830.6, at Daytona Beach, FL. The drawbridge was removed in 2018 and is being replaced with a fixed bridge. The operating regulation is no longer applicable or necessary.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2019-13206
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a temporary safety zone for a fireworks display located on the navigable waters of the Lower Mississippi River between Mile Marker (MM) 94.3 and MM 95.3. This action is needed to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waterways during this event. During the enforcement period, the operator of any vessel in the safety zone must comply with directions from the Captain of the Port Sector New Orleans or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; St. Johns River, Putnam County, FL
Document Number: 2019-13205
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the Buffalo Bluff CSX Railroad Bridge across the St. Johns River, mile 94.5, at Satsuma, Putnam County, FL. The rule allows the bridge to be remotely monitored and operated from the CSX Railroad Bridge across the Ortega River (McGirts Creek) located at mile 1.1 on the Ortega River. The rule also allows the draw to remain in the full, open position unless a train is in the circuit.
Safety Zone; Columbia River, Fireworks Umatilla, OR
Document Number: 2019-13191
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Columbia River near Umatilla, OR. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during a fireworks display on June 22, 2019. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Milwaukee's July 3rd Fireworks, Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2019-13185
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around three barges moored in Milwaukee Harbor in the vicinity of Pier Wisconsin. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel and vessels from potential hazards created by the outfall of the fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-City of Kewaunee Fireworks Display
Document Number: 2019-13184
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on the Kewaunee Harbor, Kewaunee, WI, for the City of Kewaunee Fireworks Display from 9 p.m. through 10 p.m. on July 3, 2019. This action is needed to better protect the safety of life on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and after the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or his or her designated representative.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2019-13183
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
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 on October 23, 2019. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. 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.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2019-13182
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones for six of the fireworks displays as described in the table to 33 CFR 165.506 on various dates on and around July 4, 2019. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the fireworks displays. During the enforcement periods, vessels may not enter, remain in, or transit through the safety zones during these enforcement periods unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or designated Coast Guard patrol personnel on scene.
Safety Zone; USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 2019-13181
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Lake Erie during the USA Triathlon National Championships. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters near Edgewater Park, Cleveland, OH during the swim events of the multiple triathlons over the course of three days. 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; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2019-13180
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
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 on September 6, 2019 and September 7, 2019. This action is necessary and intended to protect 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; Lower Mississippi River, Ohio River, and Upper Mississippi River, Bird's Point-New Madrid Floodway
Document Number: 2019-13179
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Lower Mississippi River from mile marker (MM) 953.8 to MM 887.0, the Upper Mississippi River from MM 0.0 to MM 3.0, and the Ohio River from MM 981.5 to MM 978.5. This action is necessary to protect persons, property, and infrastructure from potential damage and the safety hazards associated with the demolition of federal levees on the Lower Mississippi River and utilization of the Bird's Point-New Madrid Floodway. This rule prohibits the entry of vessels or persons into this temporary safety zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.