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Port Access Route Study: Alaskan Arctic Coast; Reopening of Comment Period
Document Number: 2021-23389
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-10-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is reopening the comment period for the notice of study and request for comments for the Port Access Route Study: Alaskan Arctic Coast that we published on December 21, 2018. This action will provide the public with additional time and opportunity to provide the Coast Guard with information regarding the Port Access Route Study: Alaskan Arctic Coast. The comment period is reopened until March 31, 2022.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Friendly, WV
Document Number: 2021-23333
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-26
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 marker 145-151 for safety concerns regarding an unknown, possibly explosive device found on a barge. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the reported device. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley.
Safety Zone; Piscataqua River Turning Basin Dredge Project, Portsmouth, NH
Document Number: 2021-23324
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones for the navigable waters of the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth Harbor. The first safety zone will be a 100-yard radius around any vessel, barge, or dredging equipment engaged in dredging operations. The second safety zone will be a 500-yard radius around any vessel, barge, or dredging equipment engaged in blasting operations and any blasting worksites. The safety zones are necessary to protect persons and vessels from hazards associated with dredging, drilling, and blasting operations for overall widening of the uppermost turning basin of the Piscataqua River.
Special Local Regulation; Swim Around Charleston, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2021-23288
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation on the waters of the Wando River, Cooper River, Charleston Harbor, and Ashley River in Charleston, SC. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Swim Around Charleston. This rulemaking would restrict persons and vessels from entering certain waters of the Wando River, Cooper River, Charleston Harbor, and Ashley River, unless authorized by Sector Charleston Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum Test Area, Lake Washington, WA
Document Number: 2021-23238
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters within 4000 yards of a line drawn from Stan Sayres Memorial Hydroplane Pits downward to the Adams Street Boat Ramp on Lake Washington. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards in the vicinity of the Stan Sayres Memorial Park and Boat Launch and Adams Street Boat Ramp associated with test trials of a hydroplane race boat. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound or their Designated Representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation: New River, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Document Number: 2021-23201
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating schedule that governs the Florida East Coast (FEC) Railroad Bridge across the New River, mile 2.5, at Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This change will allow the drawbridge to operate on a more predictable schedule. This action should better serve the reasonable needs of both vessel and rail traffic.
Safety Zone; Pacific Ocean, Offshore Barbers Point, Oahu, HI-Salvage Operations
Document Number: 2021-23179
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters of the Southwest shores of Oahu, Hawaii, near Barbers Point. The temporary safety zone encompasses all waters extending 1 nautical mile in all directions from position 21[deg]16'40'' N, 158[deg]01'28'' W. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with ongoing operations to salvage a downed aircraft in this area. Entry of vessels or persons in this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Honolulu.
Safety Zone; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2021-23172
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters in the vicinity of the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA, during the launch of the USNS Harvey Milk. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the launching and subsequent berthing of the USNS Harvey Milk. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port San Diego.
Special Local Regulation; Oceanside Harbor, Oceanside, CA
Document Number: 2021-23171
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation on the waters offshore Oceanside and within Oceanside Harbor, California, during the Ironman 70.3 Oceanside marine event. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels of the triathlon, and general users of the waterway. This rule would prohibit persons and vessels from entering into, transiting through, anchoring, blocking, or loitering within the event area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Diego or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Old River, Between Victoria Island and Byron Tract, CA
Document Number: 2021-23060
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the operating schedule that governs the California Department of Transportation (Route 4) highway bridge, across Old River, mile 14.8, between Victoria Island and Byron Tract, California. This action is proposed due to the infrequent amount of vessels requiring drawbridge openings on the waterway and will reduce unnecessary staffing of the drawbridge during periods of navigational inactivity while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation. The proposed rulemaking would require vessels to provide a four-hour advance notification for a bridge opening. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulations; Perrysburg Regatta, Maumee River, Toledo, OH
Document Number: 2021-23121
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for the Perrysburg Regatta from 7:30 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. on October 23, 2021 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Ninth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Toledo, OH. During the enforcement period, 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.
Port Access Route Study: Approaches to the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia
Document Number: 2021-23103
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the completion of the Port Access Route Study for the Approaches to the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. The study was conducted to determine whether to recommend changes to enhance navigational safety by examining existing shipping routes and waterway uses as offshore energy development matures and to evaluate the need for establishing or changing existing vessel routing measures. This notice summarizes the study's recommendation.
Special Local Regulation; Sacramento Ironman Triathlon; American River and Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2021-23026
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for navigable waters on the Sacramento River. The special local regulation is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the Sacramento Ironman Triathlon marine event. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector San Francisco.
Fire Protection for Recreational Vessels
Document Number: 2021-22578
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending fire extinguishing equipment regulations for recreational vessels that are propelled or controlled by propulsion machinery. This rule relieves owners of these recreational vessels from certain inspection, maintenance, and recordkeeping requirements that are more suited for commercial vessels. To make it easier to find these regulations, this rule also relocates the regulations to another part of the Code of Federal Regulations.
Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events, Sector St. Petersburg
Document Number: 2021-22983
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for the OPA World Championships/Englewood Beach Waterfest event on November 19, 2021 through November 21, 2021, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for recurring marine events within Sector St. Petersburg identifies the regulated area for this event in Englewood, FL. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any designated representative.
Recertification of Cool Inlet Regional Citizens' Advisory Council
Document Number: 2021-22782
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the recertification of the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (CIRCAC) as an alternative voluntary advisory group for Cook Inlet, Alaska. This certification allows the CIRCAC to monitor the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Cook Inlet Program established by the Oil Terminal and Oil Tanker Environmental Oversight and Monitoring Act of 1990.
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2021-22715
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is requesting nominations for persons interested in serving as a member of the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee (Committee). The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security through the U.S. Coast Guard Commandant on matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies.
Updates to Marine Engineering Standards
Document Number: 2021-15664
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-10-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to incorporate by reference updated marine engineering standards and eliminate outdated or unnecessarily prescriptive regulations in Title 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) subchapter F. This proposed rule is part of a continuing effort for regulatory reform that increases compliance options for the regulated public while providing a cost savings to the regulated public and the U.S. government.
Safety Zone; Oaks Park Halloween Fireworks Display, Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2021-22639
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters, surface to bottom, within a 500-yard radius of a fireworks display on the Willamette River near Oaks Amusement Park on SE Oaks Park Way for the Oaks Park Halloween Fireworks Display in Portland, OR on October 31, 2021. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons, transiting though, mooring, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Civil Monetary Penalty Adjustments for Inflation
Document Number: 2021-22564
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
In this final rule, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) makes the 2021 annual inflation adjustment to its civil monetary penalties. On November 2, 2015, the President signed into law The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (The 2015 Act). Pursuant to the 2015 Act, all agencies must adjust their civil monetary penalties annually and publish the adjustment in the Federal Register. Accordingly, this final rule adjusts the Department's civil monetary penalties for 2021 pursuant to the 2015 Act and Executive Office of the President (EOP) Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance. The new penalties will be effective for penalties assessed after October 18, 2021 whose associated violations occurred after November 2, 2015.
Safety Zones; Recurring Marine Events and Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2021-22496
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending its safety zones established for recurring marine events and fireworks displays that take place within the Fifth Coast Guard District area of responsibility. This final rule revises the listing of events that informs the public of regularly scheduled fireworks displays that require additional safety measures provided by regulations. Through this final rule, the current list of recurring marine events requiring safety zones is updated with revisions, additional events, and removal of events that no longer take place in the Fifth Coast Guard District area of responsibility.
Safety Zone; Coast Guard Exercise Area, Hood Canal, Washington
Document Number: 2021-22492
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones surrounding vessels involved in Coast Guard training exercises in Hood Canal, WA, from October 25, 2021, through November 5, 2021. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and vessels near training exercises. During the enforcement period, entry into the safety zones is prohibited, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound or their Designated Representative.
National Chemical Transportation Safety Advisory Committee; November 2021 Teleconference
Document Number: 2021-22234
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Chemical Transportation Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet via teleconference to discuss matters relating to the safe and secure marine transportation of hazardous materials. The meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; Lake Tahoe Dive Operations, Lake Tahoe, CA
Document Number: 2021-22040
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone, within Lake Tahoe in Lake Tahoe, CA, in support of Navy Special Warfare Group (NSWG-1) dive operations. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the divers while performing dive operations and to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the NSWG-1 on-water training and associated operations. The regulation restricts vessel traffic movement and protects divers from the hazards associated with the operation and vessel traffic. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector San Francisco.
Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events, Sector St. Petersburg
Document Number: 2021-22008
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the Roar Offshore on October 8 and 9, 2021, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. The regulation for recurring marine events within Sector St. Petersburg identifies the regulated area for this event in Fort Myers Beach, FL. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any designated representative.
Safety Zone; Monte Foundation Fireworks, Capitola Pier, Capitola, CA
Document Number: 2021-22001
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Monte Foundation Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM) or other Federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies on scene to assist the Coast Guard in enforcing the regulated area.
Special Local Regulation; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2021-21891
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for the San Diego Sharkfest Swim marine event that will be held on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters of San Diego Bay during a swim event on October 10, 2021. This rule would prohibit spectators from anchoring, blocking, loitering or transiting through the event area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Diego or a designated representative.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0032
Document Number: 2021-21639
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-05
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 following collection of information: 1625-0032, Vessel Inspection Related Forms and Reporting Requirements Under Title 46 U.S. Code; without change. 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: 1625-0036
Document Number: 2021-21638
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-05
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 following collection of information: 1625-0036, Plan Approval and Records for U.S. and Foreign Tank Vessels Carrying Oil in Bulk; without change. 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.
Policy Letter: Change 1 to CG-MMC Policy Letter 01-21, Guidelines for Qualifying for STCW Endorsements for Basic and Advanced IGF Code Operations
Document Number: 2021-21635
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Change 1 to CG- MMC Policy Letter 01-21, Guidelines for Qualifying for STCW Endorsements for Basic and Advanced IGF Code Operations. The Coast Guard will use applicable regulations and this policy to evaluate whether mariners may be issued endorsements for Basic and Advanced IGF Code Operations.
Policy Letter: Change 1 to CG-MMC Policy Letter 02-18, Guidelines for Qualifications of Personnel for Issuing STCW Endorsements for Basic and Advanced Polar Code Operations
Document Number: 2021-21633
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Change 1 to CG- MMC Policy Letter 02-18, Guidelines for Qualifications of Personnel for Issuing STCW Endorsements for Basic and Advanced Polar Code Operations. The Coast Guard will use applicable regulations and this policy to evaluate whether mariners may be issued endorsements for Basic and Advanced Polar Code Operations.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Point Pleasant, NJ; Correction
Document Number: 2021-21628
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard published a final rule in the Federal Register on August 23, 2021, which was effective on September 22, 2021, announcing changes to the Route 88 (Veterans Memorial) Bridge and Route 13 (Lovelandtown) Bridge across the NJICW at Point Pleasant Canal, mile 3.0 and 3.9, respectively at Point Pleasant, NJ. The amendatory instruction within that final rule was incorrect and the changes could not be incorporated into the CFR. This correcting amendment incorporates those changes into the CFR.
Notice of Proposed Rule Making; Atlantic Ocean, Key West, FL
Document Number: 2021-21575
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-10-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary special local regulation for the RWO Offshore World Championship on November 10, 12 and 14, 2021. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on navigable waters on the waters of the Key West Main Ship Channel, Key West Turning Basin, and Key West Harbor Entrance in Key West, FL. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the regulated area without permission from the Captain of the Port Key West or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; CBWTP Outfall Diffuser Improvements, Columbia River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2021-21552
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Columbia River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Portland, OR, at Columbia River Mile 105.6 during construction from November 1, 2021 through February 28, 2022. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Ohio River, Louisville, KY
Document Number: 2021-21550
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation on the Ohio River at mile marker 596. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during the Captain's Quarters Sailing Regatta from October 9, 2021 through October 10, 2021. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the limitied acess area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Columbia River Outfall Project, Columbia River, Vancouver, WA
Document Number: 2021-21458
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Columbia River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Knapp, WA, at Columbia River Mile 95.8. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or a designated representative.
Security Zones; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2021-21294
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two 500-yard radius temporary moving security zones around Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers M/V GASLOG WARSAW and M/V CELSIUS CANBERRA within the Corpus Christi Ship Channel and La Quinta Channel. The security zones are needed to protect personnel, vessels, and facilities from sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other events of a similar nature. Entry of vessels or persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Key West Paddle Classic, Key West, FL
Document Number: 2021-21272
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on certain navigable waters surrounding Key West, Florida, during the Key West Paddle Classic event. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. Persons and non- participant vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Key West or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Rio Vista Bass Derby Fireworks, Sacramento River, Rio Vista, CA
Document Number: 2021-21251
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Rio Vista Bass Derby Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM) or other federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies on scene to assist the Coast Guard in enforcing the regulated area.
Safety Zone; Ocean Cup, Pacific Rum Run, Catalina Island, California
Document Number: 2021-21163
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone near Ship Rock, Catalina Island, in support of the Ocean Cup Pacific Rum Run. This action is necessary to protect the area near Ship Rock, Catalina Island, public vessels, and the high speed vessels participating in 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, Los AngelesLong Beach, or her designated representative.
Safety Zone; Pacific Airshow Huntington Beach, California
Document Number: 2021-21161
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone offshore of Huntington Beach, CA, in support of the Pacific Airshow. 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 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 (COTP), or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Pier 27 Fireworks Display, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2021-21098
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay near Pier 27 in support of a fireworks display on October 1, 2021. The safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-21159
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet via teleconference, to review and discuss on matters relating to national maritime security, including on enhancing the sharing of information related to cybersecurity risks that may cause a transportation security incident, between relevant Federal agencies and (a) State, local, and tribal governments, (b) relevant public safety and emergency response agencies, (c) relevant law enforcement and security organizations, (d) maritime industry, (e) port owners and operators, and (f) terminal owners and operators. This teleconference will be open to the public.
National Boating Safety Advisory Committee; Oct 2021 Teleconference
Document Number: 2021-21158
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) and its subcommittees will meet via teleconference to discuss matters relating to recreational boating safety. The meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; Tugs Champion, Valerie B, Nancy Anne and Barges Kokosing I, Kokosing III, Kokosing IV Operating in the Straits of Mackinac, MI
Document Number: 2021-20882
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable water within a 500-yard radius of several tugs and barges in the Straits of Mackinac. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the potential hazards created by the work, inspection, surveying and the removal and replacement of cables for the Straits of Mackinac. Entry of vessels or persons into the zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or their designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Milwaukee, Menomonee, and Kinnickinnic Rivers and Burnham Canals, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2021-20841
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is altering the operating schedules of the bridges over the Milwaukee, Menomonee, and Kinnickinnic Rivers and Burnham Canals. The City of Milwaukee requested the regulations to be reviewed and updated to allow for a more balanced flow of maritime and land based transportation.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Rainy River, Rainy Lake and Their Tributaries, Rainier, MN
Document Number: 2021-20839
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is altering the regulation for the Canadian National Railroad Bridge, mile 85.0, across the Rainy River to allow it to operate remotely. The request was made by the bridge owner. The bridge will continue to open on signal.
Port Access Route Study: Seacoast of New Jersey Including Offshore Approaches to the Delaware Bay, Delaware
Document Number: 2021-20797
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On May 5, 2020, the Coast Guard published a notice of study and request for comments (85 FR 26695), announcing a Port Access Route Study (PARS) for the Seacoast of New Jersey Including Offshore Approaches to the Delaware Bay, Delaware. This notice announces the availability of a draft report for public review and comment. We seek your comments on the content, proposed routing measures, and development of the report. The recommendations of the study may lead to future rulemakings or appropriate international agreements.
Regulated Area; San Francisco Bay Navy Fleet Week Parade of Ships and Blue Angels Demonstration, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2021-20750
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the limited access area in the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay for the San Francisco Bay Navy Fleet Week Parade of Ships and Blue Angels Demonstration from October 8 through October 10, 2021. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the regulated area, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Waterways Commerce Cutter Acquisition Program; Preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2021-20749
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard (Coast Guard), as the lead agency, announces the availability of the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for the Waterways Commerce Cutter (WCC) Program's acquisition and operation of a planned 30 WCCs. This PEIS is being prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA; and the regulations implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). The Coast Guard has determined that a PEIS is the most appropriate type of NEPA document for this action because of the scope and complexity of the proposed acquisition and operation of a planned 30 WCCs. This notice of availability (NOA) announces the start of the public review and comment period on this PEIS. After the Coast Guard addresses comments provided, Coast Guard will publish a final PEIS.