Coast Guard 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Safety Zone; Patapsco River, Northwest and Inner Harbors, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2021-17402
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Patapsco River. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment on these navigable waters at Baltimore, MD, on September 5, 2021, (with alternate date of September 6, 2021) from potential hazards during a fireworks display to commemorate the Labor Day holiday. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative.
Anchorage Grounds; Cape Fear River Approach, North Carolina
Document Number: 2021-17291
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to amend the anchorage regulations for Lockwoods Folly Inlet, NC, and adjacent waters, by establishing a new offshore anchorage and relocating and amending the existing explosives anchorage. The purpose of this proposed rule is to improve navigation and public safety by accommodating recent and anticipated future growth in cargo vessel traffic and vessel size that call on Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point and the Port of Wilmington, NC. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone, Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Duluth-Bridgefest Regatta Fireworks
Document Number: 2021-17238
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Bridgefest Regatta Fireworks in Houghton, MI. This action is necessary to protect participants and spectators during the Bridgefest Regatta 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; San Francisco Giants Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2021-17521
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the San Francisco Giants 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 remaining in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM), any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign, or other federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies on scene to assist the Coast Guard in enforcing the regulated area.
Safety Zone; Swim for Alligator Lighthouse, Islamorada, FL
Document Number: 2021-17481
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on certain navigable waters near Islamorada, Florida, during the Swim for Alligator Lighthouse open water swim event. A permanent safety zone exists for this event; however, for this year's event the date has changed. This temporary safety zone is a short-term modification of the existing permanent safety zone, due to a change in the date for this year's 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.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0094
Document Number: 2021-17480
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-16
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: 1625-0094, Ships Carrying Bulk Hazardous Liquids; 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: 1625-0060
Document Number: 2021-17479
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-16
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: 1625-0060, Vapor Control Systems for Facilities and Tank Vessels; 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: 1625-0045
Document Number: 2021-17478
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-16
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: 1625-0045, Adequacy Certification for Reception Facilities and Advance Notice; 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.
Special Local Regulation; St. Mary's River, St. George Creek, Piney Point, MD
Document Number: 2021-17442
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for certain waters of the St. Mary's River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at Piney Point, MD, during a high-speed power boat demonstration event on October 2, 2021, and October 3, 2021. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port MarylandNational Capital Region or the Coast Guard Event Patrol Commander.
Safety Zone; Potomac River, Prince William County, VA
Document Number: 2021-17441
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Cherry Hill, in Prince William County, VA, during a fireworks display on September 18, 2021 (with alternate date of September 19, 2021). This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland- National Capital Region or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Chicago Air and Water Show
Document Number: 2021-17422
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-16
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 20, 2021 through August 22, 2021. 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.
Special Local Regulation; Great South Bay, Brightwaters, NY
Document Number: 2021-17285
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation of certain navigable waters of Great South Bay, from Gilbert Park, Brightwaters, NY to Fire Island Lighthouse, NY for the Maggie Fischer Memorial Cross Bay Swim event. This action is necessary to provide the safety of life on these navigable waters during the swim event on Thursday, August 12, 2021. This rulemaking will prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; M/V ZHEN HUA 24, Crane Delivery Operation, Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Virginia
Document Number: 2021-17187
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary moving safety zone around M/V ZHEN HUA 24 during its transit through certain waters of the Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Virginia. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during the movement of the M/V ZHEN HUA 24 while it is transporting four new Super-Post Panamax container cranes to the Port of Baltimore, anticipated to arrive between September 4, 2021, and September 29, 2021. The Captain of the Port Virginia has determined that limited maneuverability and unique cargo of this vessel are potential hazardous to any person or vessel within the proposed safety zone. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Virginia or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Guidance on Voluntary Compliance With Training Requirements for Personnel Serving on U.S.-Flagged Passenger Ships That Carry More Than 12 Passengers on International Voyages.
Document Number: 2021-17139
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of CG-MMC Policy Letter 02-21, titled ``Guidance on Voluntary Compliance with Training Requirements for Personnel Serving on U.S.-flagged Passenger Ships that Carry More than 12 Passengers on International Voyages.'' This policy provides guidance to passenger vessel owners and operators on voluntary compliance with the 2016 amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (STCW Convention) and the Seafarers' Training, Certification and Watchkeeping Code (STCW Code). Vessels may be subject to detentions in foreign ports if personnel have not received appropriate training in accordance with the STCW Convention and the STCW Code.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Owenboro, KY
Document Number: 2021-17049
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone from mile marker 756 to 757 of the Ohio River. The safety zone is needed to protect life and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the Owensboro Fireworks and Bridge Lights show display. This temporary final rule would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chicago River, Chicago, IL; Correction
Document Number: 2021-17103
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on July 30, 2021. The final rule announced changes to the Amtrak Railroad Bridge, mile 3.77, across the South Branch of the Chicago River, at Chicago, Illinois. The rule has an effective date of August 30, 2021. This correction fixes an incorrect amendatory instruction within that final rule that deleted existing regulatory text that should not have been deleted.
Special Local Regulation; Ohio River, Owensboro, KY
Document Number: 2021-16999
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation on the Ohio River mile 754.0-760.0 in Owensboro, KY on August 12-15, 2021. This special local regulation is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created during the Owensboro Air Show. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP).
Electronic Submission of Facility Operations and Emergency Manuals
Document Number: 2021-16869
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This final rule enables regulated facilities to electronically submit Operations Manuals and Emergency Manuals and electronically communicate with the Coast Guard. This rule also allows facility operators to submit one electronic or printed copy of the manuals and one electronic or printed copy of the amendments to the manuals. Finally, this rule requires the regulated facilities to maintain either an electronic or a printed copy of each required manual in the marine transfer area of the facility during transfer operations.
Security Zone; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2021-16738
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing three 500-yard radius temporary security zones around Motor Vessel (M/V) ARC ENDURANCE, M/V LIBERTY PEACE, and M/V OCEAN FREEDOM. These zones are needed to protect the vessels, which will be carrying military cargo onboard, while they are transiting the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in Corpus Christi, TX. Entry of vessels or persons into the zones are prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi (COTP) or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Delaware Bay, Lower Township, NJ
Document Number: 2021-16813
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for certain navigable waters of the Delaware Bay. This action is necessary to provide safety of life on these navigable waters near Lower Township, NJ, during a swimming competition on August 29, 2021. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering, transiting, or remaining within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2021-16808
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the 11th Annual Atlantic City Triathlon on August 7, 2021, from 6 a.m. through 9 a.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.
Safety Zone; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Duluth-Bridgefest Regatta Fireworks
Document Number: 2021-16617
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Bridgefest Regatta Fireworks in Houghton, MI from 9:15 p.m. through 9:45 p.m. on September 4, 2021. This action is necessary to protect participants and spectators during the Bridgefest Regatta 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.
Security Zones; Sabine Pass Channel, Cameron, LA
Document Number: 2021-16615
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent security zone within a new mooring basin at the Sabine Pass LNG facility in Cameron, LA. This rule prohibits persons and vessels from entering the security zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Port Arthur or a designated representative. Additionally, the Coast Guard is improving the language describing the area and correcting a geographical error.
Consolidation of Redundant Coast Guard Boat Stations; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2021-16760
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the deadline for the submission of public comments in response to its June 9, 2021 request for comments regarding the consolidation of redundant Coast Guard boat stations.
Safety Zone; Flagship League Mariners Ball Fireworks; Presque Isle Bay; Erie, PA
Document Number: 2021-16707
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters in Presque Isle bay in Erie, PA. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project, Hampton/Norfolk, VA
Document Number: 2021-16198
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish safety zones for certain waters of the Hampton Flats, Willoughby Bay, a defined area between Phoebus Channel and the North Trestle Bridge, and 3 zones around the North Trestle Bridge including the North Island, the South Trestle Bridge including the South Island, and the north and south side of the Willoughby Bay Bridge. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters in support of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project that will take place from 2021 through 2025. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Virginia or a designated representative or under conditions specified in this rulemaking. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
2013 Liquid Chemical Categorization Updates
Document Number: 2021-15740
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In April 2020, the Coast Guard published a final rule updating the Liquid Chemical Categorization tables, aligning them with the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk and the International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee circulars from December 2012 and 2013. In May 2020, the Coast Guard published amendments to correct minor typographical errors in those regulations. Some minor corrections still need to be made. This document corrects the tables in the final regulations.
Special Local Regulation; Ohio River, Louisville, KY
Document Number: 2021-16573
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a 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 proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the limited access area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; South Timbalier Block 22, Gulf of Mexico, Port Fourchon, LA
Document Number: 2021-16505
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters within a one nautical mile radius around a capsized vessel in the Gulf of Mexico, South Timbalier block 22, near Port Fourchon, LA. The temporary safety zone is needed to protect life and property during emergency salvage operations surrounding the capsized vessel. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone and movement of vessels within this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Houma or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations, Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: 2021-16478
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish special local regulations for certain waters of the Choptank River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters located at Cambridge, MD, during a high-speed power boat racing event on October 9, 2021, and October 10, 2021. 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 Event Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
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 River Between the Michigan Avenue Bridge and Columbus Drive Bridge, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2021-16457
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone, on the main branch of the Chicago River between the Michigan Avenue Bridge and the Columbus Drive Bridge for the Chicago Ducky Derby Marine Event. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, mooring, laying-up, or anchoring within the established safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or an on-scene designated representative.
Temporary Safety Zone; Loveless Wedding Fireworks, Omena, MI
Document Number: 2021-16214
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for a fireworks display off the shore of the Omena Traverse Yacht Club in Omena, MI. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Lake of the Ozarks, Mile Markers 7, 10.5, 13, 16, 22, 26, 34, and 42, Lake of the Ozarks, MO
Document Number: 2021-16197
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones in all navigable waters extending 420 feet in all directions around fireworks barges at eight different locations on the Lake of the Ozarks. These safety zones are needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the fireworks displays. Entry of vessels or persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2021-16299
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet in Cape Vincent, New York, to discuss matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies. The meeting will be open to the public.
Special Local Regulations; Patuxent River, Solomons, MD
Document Number: 2021-16259
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule to establish temporary special local regulations for certain waters of the Patuxent River. The rulemaking was initiated to establish a special local regulation during the ``Chesapeake Challenge/Solomons Offshore Grand Prix,'' a marine event to be held on certain waters of the Patuxent River, between the Governor Thomas Johnson (MD Route 4) Bridge and the West Patuxent Basin at U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD. The proposed rule is being withdrawn because it is no longer necessary. The event sponsor has cancelled the power boat racing event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chicago River, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2021-15986
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising the operating schedule that governs the Amtrak Railroad Bridge, mile 3.77, across the South Branch of the Chicago River, at Chicago, Illinois to be operated remotely and establish an intermediate opening position.
Port Access Route Study: The Pacific Coast From Washington to California
Document Number: 2021-15923
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to evaluate safe access routes for the movement of vessel traffic proceeding to or from ports or places along the western seaboard of the United States and to determine whether a Shipping Safety Fairway (``Fairway'') and/or routing measures should be established, adjusted or modified. The PARS will evaluate the continued applicability of, and the need for modifications to, current vessel routing measures. The data gathered during this Pacific Coast PARS (PACPARS) may result in the establishment of one or more new vessel routing measures, modification of existing routing measures, or disestablishment of existing routing measures off the Pacific Coast between Washington and California. To assist us in conducting the PACPARS, we invite your responses to questions in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. The recommendations of the study may consider future rulemaking action or potential international agreements.
Safety Zone; Maumee River; Toledo, OH
Document Number: 2021-16031
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters on the Maumee River near Promenade Park in Toledo, OH. The safety zone is necessary to protect spectators, personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the Promedica Health System Fireworks event. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit, or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Port Huron Float Down, St. Clair River, Port Huron, MI
Document Number: 2021-16030
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the St. Clair River in the vicinity of Port Huron, MI. This zone is intended to restrict and control movement of vessels in a portion of the St. Clair River. Though this is an unsanctioned, non-permitted marine event, this zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during a float down event near Port Huron, MI.
Safety Zone; Coast Guard Exercise Area, Hood Canal, Washington
Document Number: 2021-16029
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce regulations for safety zones surrounding vessels involved in Coast Guard training exercises in Hood Canal, WA, from August 1, 2021, through August 14, 2021. This enforcement is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and vessels near these training exercises. During the enforcement period, entry into the safety zones is prohibited, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or their Designated Representative.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-NEW
Document Number: 2021-15987
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-28
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, State Registration Data. 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.
Safety Zone; Monongahela River Mile 96.0 to Mile 97.0, Maidsville, WV
Document Number: 2021-15928
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for mile 96.0 to mile 97.0 of the Monongahela River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the life on these navigable water near Maidsville, WV during a pipe and diffuser underwater installation from August 23, 2021 through August 25, 2021. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Indiana Harbor Canal, East Chicago, IN
Document Number: 2021-15488
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the Indianapolis Boulevard Bridge, mile 2.59, over the Indiana Harbor Canal at East Chicago, IN. Indiana Department of Transportation, the owner and operator of the bridge, has requested to stop continual drawtender service to the bridge due to a lack of openings. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Security Zone, Christina River, Newport, DE
Document Number: 2021-16048
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a security zone for certain waters of the Christina River to prevent waterside threats and incidents for persons under the protection of the United States Secret Service (USSS) as they transit by vehicle on the route 141 bridge over the Christina River near Newport, Delaware. The security zone will be enforced intermittently and only during times of a protected person transit over the bridge. Vessel traffic will be restricted while the zone is being enforced. This rule will prohibit persons and vessels from entering or remaining within the security zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; M/V ZHEN HUA 24, Crane Delivery Operation, Chesapeake Bay and Patapsco River, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2021-15918
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Chesapeake Bay and Patapsco River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during the movement of the M/V ZHEN HUA 24 while it is transporting four new Super-Post Panamax container cranes to the Port of Baltimore, anticipated to arrive between August 26, 2021, and September 15, 2021. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Okeechobee Waterway, Indiantown, FL
Document Number: 2021-15833
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating schedule that governs the Seaboard System Railroad Bridge, across the Okeechobee Waterway, mile 28.2, at Indiantown, FL. This change will allow the swing bridge to be remotely operated, change the start and end times for advance notification for an opening during the overnight hours and update the name of the bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Fox River, Oshkosh, WI
Document Number: 2021-15806
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending the operating schedule that governs the Canadian National Railroad Bridge, mile 55.72, across the Fox River to operate remotely. The request was made by the bridge owner. This rule re-establishes remote operations of the bridge and will not change the operating schedule of the bridge.
Special Local Regulation; Tennessee River Miles 648 to 650; Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2021-15805
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation on the Tennessee River from MM 648 to 650 on August 1, 2021 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. This special local regulation is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created during the high speed races associated with the K-Town on the River triathlon marine event. Entry into the safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP).
Safety Zone; Cumberland River, Nashville, TN
Document Number: 2021-15767
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone from mile marker 190.5 to 191.5 of the Cumberland River. The safety zone is needed to protect life and the marine environment from potential hazards created by Music City Grand Prix fireworks display. This rule 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.
Safety Zone; Spirit Lake Dredging
Document Number: 2021-15651
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the USX Superfund Site Safety Zones: St. Louis River, and this notice of enforcement serves as a reminder to mariners this is still an enforced safety zone under Coast Guard regulations. Our regulation for safety zones within the Ninth Coast Guard District identifies this area is a regulated area within Spirit Lake Duluth, MN.