Coast Guard September 11, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Termination of U.S. Coast Guard Medium Frequency (MF) Broadcast of Navigational Telex (NAVTEX) and Shift to Satellite
Document Number: 2019-19675
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard may cease broadcasting Navigational Telex (NAVTEX) over Medium Frequency (MF) after first ensuring the information contained in NAVTEX broadcasts is available via International Maritime Organization (IMO) recognized satellite services. This notice requests public comment on the possibility of terminating the MF NAVTEX broadcast.
Safety Zone for Hurricane Dorian; Coast Guard Maryland-National Capital Region Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2019-19647
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters within the Coast Guard Maryland-National Capital Region Captain of the Port Zone. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the possible landfall of Hurricane Dorian. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region.