Coast Guard 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Safety Zone; Illinois River, Mile Marker 162 to 166, Peoria, IL
Document Number: 2019-18913
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Illinois River in two different work zones located between Mile Marker (MM) 162 and MM 166. The safety zone is needed to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the installation of electrical lines across the river. Entry of persons or vessels into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Ohio River, Portsmouth, OH
Document Number: 2019-18868
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for all navigable waters on the Ohio River in the vicinity of Portsmouth, OH. This special local regulation is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a marine regatta. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0126
Document Number: 2019-18812
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0126, Requirements for Vessels that Perform Certain Aquaculture Support Operations; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0063
Document Number: 2019-18810
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0063, Marine Occupational Health and Safety Standards for Benzene; without change. Our ICR describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB; Control Number: 1625-0049
Document Number: 2019-18804
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0049, Waterfront Facilities Handling Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Liquefied Hazardous Gas (LHG); without change. Our ICR describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement: Cell Phone Geolocation for USCG Search and Rescue
Document Number: 2019-18698
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces its Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Callyo 2009 Corporation, to investigate the potential operational use of leveraging smart phone technology, specifically the phone's location services, to help locate mariners in distress more efficiently. The CRADA with Callyo 2009 Corporation is based on market research and visits to vendors with advertised expertise in this unique application of technology in the maritime environment for Search and Rescue. While the Coast Guard is currently partnering with Callyo 2009 Corporation, the agency is 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; Apple Vacations Fireworks; Lake Michigan, Chicago IL
Document Number: 2019-18605
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois, in order to protect vessels and persons from the potential hazards associated with a barge based fireworks display. The temporary safety zone will encompass all waters within a 560 foot radius from the designated barge responsible for the display. The barge will be located in approximate position 41[deg]55'42.62'' N, 87[deg]37'34.28'' W. Vessels will not be allowed to enter, transit through, or anchor within the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Portsmouth, OH
Document Number: 2019-18597
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Ohio River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Portsmouth, OH, during a fireworks display on September 1, 2019. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Recurring Safety Zone; Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival, Wheeling, WV
Document Number: 2019-18525
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Fireworks, to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on the navigable waters of the Ohio River during this event. Our regulations for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Wheeling, WV. During the enforcement periods, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Lafitte, LA
Document Number: 2019-18523
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in Lafitte, LA. The safety zone is necessary to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the Jean Lafitte Pirogue Race. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector New Orleans or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Los Angeles Fleet Week, San Pedro, California
Document Number: 2019-18396
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Port of Los Angeles Main Channel, in support of the U. S. Coast Guard aviation and waterborne asset demonstration for Los Angeles Fleet Week. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters in the area of the Coast Guard air and water demonstration and to protect the high concentration of people attending the event. This regulation would prohibit vessels from entering into, transiting through, or remaining within the designated area unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Sector Los AngelesLong Beach, or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Spaceport Sheboygan Corporate Rocket Challenge, Sheboygan Harbor, Sheboygan, WI
Document Number: 2019-18390
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a safety zone for certain waters of the Sheboygan Harbor and Lake Michigan. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Sheboygan, WI during a rocket launch event on September 28, 2019. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Neches River, Beaumont, TX
Document Number: 2019-18359
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Neches River extending 500-feet on either side of the Kansas City Southern Railroad Bridge that crosses the Neches River in Beaumont, TX. The safety zone is necessary to protect persons, bridge, and property on or near the bridge from potential damage from passing vessels until missing and/or damaged fendering systems are repaired or replaced. Entry of certain vessels or persons into this zone would be prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Frogtown Regatta, Maumee River, Toledo, OH
Document Number: 2019-18282
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for all navigable waters of the Maumee River, Toledo, OH from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge at Maumee River mile 4.30 to the Michael DiSalle Bridge at river mile 6.73. This regulated area is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the Frogtown Regatta. Entry of vessels or persons into this regulated area is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit, or a designated representative.
Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan Including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2019-18281
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a segment of the Safety Zone; Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, Calumet-Saganashkee Channel on all waters of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal and South Branch of the Chicago River between mile marker 319 and mile marker 322 from 7 a.m. through 2 p.m. on October 27, 2019. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after the Race4Row rowing event. 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 Zone; Tennessee River, Kentucky Dam Marina Fireworks, Gilbertsville, KY
Document Number: 2019-18248
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Tennessee River. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on these navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and after a pyrotechnics display near Kentucky Dam Marina, Gilbertsville, KY. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2019-18226
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish special local regulations for certain waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at Ocean City, MD, during a high-speed power boat racing event on September 29, 2019. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Security Zone; Los Angeles Fleet Week, San Pedro, California
Document Number: 2019-18119
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone in the Port of Los Angeles Main Channel, in support of Los Angeles Fleet Week. This action is necessary to protect the area surrounding the LA World Cruise Center, public vessels moored, and the people attending the event. This regulation prohibits vessels from entering into, transiting through, or remaining within the designated area unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Los AngelesLong Beach, or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Upper Mississippi River, 839.5 to 840.5 St. Paul, MN
Document Number: 2019-18110
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Red Bull Flugtag'' event to be held on the navigable waters of the Upper Mississippi River in St. Paul, MN on September 7, 2019. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. These special local regulations will establish primary and secondary exclusion areas, and a spectator area. Additionally, these areas will have a specific set of restrictions as described in Section IV.
Safety Zone; Waterview Loft Wedding, Detroit River, MI
Document Number: 2019-18106
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 120-yard radius of a portion of the Detroit River, Detroit, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the Waterview Loft Wedding Fireworks.
Safety Zone; Waterview Loft ASM Event Fireworks, Detroit River, MI
Document Number: 2019-18105
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 120-yard radius of a portion of the Detroit River, Detroit, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the Waterview Loft ASM Event Fireworks.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New River, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Document Number: 2019-18109
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) Railroad Bridge across the New River, mile 2.5, at Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This deviation is necessary to test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. Under this deviation, the bridge shall not be closed more than 60 combined minutes in each consecutive 120-minute block of time, and at no time will this bridge be closed to navigation for more than 60 consecutive minutes of time. This deviation supports ongoing negotiations between the railroad and maritime stakeholders as the parties discuss a Final Rule that reasonably meets their interests.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Delaware River, Chester, PA
Document Number: 2019-17964
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Delaware River near Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, PA, from 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on August 31, 2019, during the Philadelphia Union Post-Game Fireworks Display. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participant vessels, spectators, and the boating public during the event. This regulation prohibits persons and non-participant vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Certificates of Alternative Compliance for the EAGLE II and Q-OCEAN SERVICE
Document Number: 2019-17941
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the Chief of Prevention Division, Seventh District has issued a certificate of alternative compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the EAGLE II (O.N. 1294433) and Q-OCEAN SERVICE (O.N. 1284182). We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. Due to the construction and placement of the masthead light, stern light, and sidelights, EAGLE II cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's design and construction. Due to the construction and placement of the sidelights, Q-OCEAN SERVICE cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's special function. This notification of the issuance of these certificates of alternative compliance promotes the Coast Guard's marine safety mission.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the CAPT. JIM MCALLISTER
Document Number: 2019-17940
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the Chief of Prevention Division, Seventh District has issued a certificate of alternative compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the CAPT. JIM MCALLISTER (O.N. 1289659). We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. Due to the construction and placement of the stern light and sidelights, CAPT. JIM MCALLISTER cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's design and construction. This notification of the issuance of these certificates of alternative compliance promotes the Coast Guard's marine safety mission.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bronx River, Bronx, NY
Document Number: 2019-17938
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the Bruckner Boulevard Bridge across the Bronx River, mile 1.1, Bronx, New York. The drawbridge was replaced with a fixed bridge in December 2014 and the operating regulation is no longer applicable or necessary.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Niantic River, Niantic, CT
Document Number: 2019-17937
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to modify the operating schedule that governs the S156 Bridge across the Niantic River, mile 0.1 at Niantic, CT. The bridge owner, the Connecticut Department of Transportation, submitted a request to allow six hours' notice for night time transits during the months of November and April due to infrequent bridge openings. This proposed rule would align the regulations for the S156 Bridge with other Connecticut Department of Transportation bridges.
Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Duluth Zone-Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival Fireworks
Document Number: 2019-17893
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival Fireworks in Superior, WI from 08:30 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. on August 23, 2019. This action is necessary to protect participants and spectators during the Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival Fireworks. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Duluth or their designated on- scene representative.
Safety Zone, Swim Around Charleston; Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2019-17892
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary moving safety zone during the Swim Around Charleston, a swimming race occurring on the Wando River, the Cooper River, Charleston Harbor, and the Ashley River, in Charleston, South Carolina. The temporary moving safety zone is necessary to protect swimmers, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. Persons and vessels would be prohibited from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-17891
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee and its working groups will meet to discuss issues related to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. The meetings will be open to the public.
Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-17890
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (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.
Special Local Regulation; Kaskaskia River MM 10-11, Evansville, IL
Document Number: 2019-17875
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish temporary special local regulations for certain waters of the Kaskaskia River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life near Evansville, IL on the Kaskaskia River from mile marker 10 to mile marker 11 during drag boat races on September 14 and 15, 2019. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone, MBTA Railroad Bridge Replacement Project-Annisquam River, Gloucester, MA
Document Number: 2019-17742
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters within 100 yards of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Railroad Bridge, at mile 0.7, across the Annisquam River, Gloucester, Massachusetts, from November 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023. The temporary safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels and the marine environment from potential hazards created during the replacement project of the MBTA Railroad Bridge. When enforced, this proposed rule would prohibit vessels and persons from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Boston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2019-17740
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the Thunder Over the Boardwalk Air Show on August 20 and August 21, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Atlantic City, NJ. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-17739
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee will meet in Port Huron, Michigan, to discuss Committee matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies. The meeting will be open to the public.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0056
Document Number: 2019-17738
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the collection of information classified under OMB Control Number 1625-0056; without change. This collection of information is used for issuing vessel serial numbers and lables for the following: Hull Identification Numbers; U.S. Cast Guard Maximum Capacities; Gasoline Fuel Tank; USCG Type Fuel Hose and Certified Navigation Light Labels. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-NEW
Document Number: 2019-17737
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for the following collection of information: 1625-NEW, Intermodal Container Inspection Program. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0037
Document Number: 2019-17712
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0037, Certificates of Compliance, Boiler/Pressure Vessel Repairs, Cargo Gear Records, Shipping Papers, and NFPA 10 Certificates; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Safety Zone; Delaware River; Baker Range, DE and NJ
Document Number: 2019-17709
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary moving safety zones in the Baker Range portion of the Delaware River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and navigation on this portion of the Delaware River during submarine power cable laying operations. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering or transiting through the safety zone without prior authorization from the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0067.
Document Number: 2019-17707
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting: An extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0067, Claims under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Point Pleasant, WV
Document Number: 2019-17706
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters of the Ohio River, from mile marker (MM) 264.6 to MM 265.6, near Point Pleasant on August 31, 2019 for a Labor Day fireworks display. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Kanawha River, Charleston, WV
Document Number: 2019-17705
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters on the Kanawha River. The safety zone is needed to provide for safety of life and protection of vessels and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into the zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Person in Charge of Fuel Transfers
Document Number: 2019-17457
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to amend the requirements regulating personnel permitted to serve as a person in charge (PIC) of fuel oil transfers on an inspected vessel by adding the option of using a letter of designation (LOD) in lieu of a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) with a Tankerman-PIC endorsement. Thousands of towing vessels are currently transitioning from being uninspected vessels to becoming inspected vessels. This proposal would allow a PIC currently using the LOD option on one of those uninspected vessels to continue to use that option to perform the same fuel oil transfers once the vessel receives its initial Certificate of Inspection. Under this proposal, obtaining a MMC with a Tankerman- PIC endorsement would become optional for PICs of fuel oil transfers on inspected vessels.
Safety Zone; Toledo Country Club Fireworks, Maumee River, Toledo, OH
Document Number: 2019-17259
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters on the Maumee River near the Toledo Country Club in Toledo, OH. The safety zone is necessary to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with fireworks displays created by the Toledo Country Club Fireworks event on the Maumee River. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit, or his designated representative.
Consumer Price Index Adjustments of Oil Pollution Act of 1990 Limits of Liability-Vessels, Deepwater Ports and Onshore Facilities
Document Number: 2019-17234
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing this final rule to adjust the limits of liability for vessels, deepwater ports, and onshore facilities under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90), as amended, to reflect the increase in the Consumer Price Index since 2015. These regulatory inflation increases to the limits of liability are required by OPA 90 and are necessary to preserve the deterrent effect and ``polluter pays'' principle embodied in the Act. This update promotes the Coast Guard's missions of maritime safety and stewardship.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Newburgh, IN
Document Number: 2019-17183
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Ohio River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 777.3 to MM 778.3. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Newburgh, Indiana, during the City of Newburgh fireworks display on August 31, 2019. This rule prohibits persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Annual Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show; Hessel, MI.
Document Number: 2019-17055
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for the Annual Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show on August 10, 2019, from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. During the enforcement period, all vessels will operate at a no wake speed and follow the directions of the on-scene Patrol Commander.
Safety Zone; St. Norbert College Fireworks, Fox River, De Pere, WI
Document Number: 2019-16960
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Fox River in De Pere, WI for the St. Norbert College Fireworks event. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators, mariners, vessels, and property from potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
Special Local Regulations; Festival of Sail Duluth 2019, Lake Superior, Duluth, MN
Document Number: 2019-16959
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for a designated area of the Duluth Harbor entrance to Superior Bay on Lake Superior during the Festival of Sail 2019 event in Duluth, MN. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters around the port of Duluth, MN. This rulemaking prohibits persons and vessels from being in the designated region unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Duluth or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Balloon Glow Fireworks, Manitowoc River, Manitowoc, WI
Document Number: 2019-16958
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Manitowoc River and Manitowoc Harbor in Manitowoc, WI during the Balloon Glow Fireworks event. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators, mariners, vessels, and property from potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Lake Michigan.