Safety Zone; Lake of the Ozarks, Lake Ozark, MO
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Lake of the Ozarks within 300 feet of the fireworks barge in the vicinity of mile marker 7.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near the Camden on the Lake Resort, Lake Ozark, MO, during a fireworks display. This rulemaking will prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Head of the Cuyahoga Regatta located in the federal regulations for Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo zone. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after this event. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Crediting Recent Sea Service of Personnel Serving on Vessels of the Uniformed Services
The Coast Guard proposes to increase from 3 years to 7 years the period within which qualifying sea service aboard vessels of the uniformed services can be used to satisfy the requirement for recent sea service to qualify for a Merchant Mariner Credential with a national officer endorsement. This notice of proposed rulemaking would implement into Coast Guard regulations legislation that has been codified in statute, and may potentially increase the number of merchant mariners available for employment on commercial vessels.