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Safety Zone; M/V ZHEN HUA 24, Crane Delivery Operation, Chesapeake Bay and Patapsco River, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2021-18151
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing 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. M/V ZHEN HUA 24 is anticipated to arrive between August 26, 2021 and September 15, 2021. This rulemaking will 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.
Safety Zone; Piscataqua River Turning Basin Dredge Project, Portsmouth, NH
Document Number: 2021-17891
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish 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. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Northern New England or a Designated Representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Solo Swim, Rhode Island Sound, Block Island, RI
Document Number: 2021-18095
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Rhode Island Sound within 500 yards of the swimmer crossing the channel from Block Island, Rhode Island to East Matunuck, Rhode Island. This safety zone is needed to protect the swimmer, event sponsors' safety vessels, and others in the maritime community from the safety hazards that may arise during his event. When enforced, entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Southeastern New England or a designated representative.
Policy Letter: Issuance of Endorsements for Master of Self-Propelled Vessels of Less Than 100 GRT to Mariners Holding Endorsements as Mate of Self-Propelled Vessels of 200 GRT or More
Document Number: 2021-18090
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of a policy letter regarding Issuance of Endorsements for Master of Self-Propelled Vessels of Less Than 100 GRT to Mariners Holding Endorsements as Mate of Self- Propelled Vessels of 200 GRT or More. This policy letter provides guidance to mariners for the issuance of national officer endorsements for master of self-propelled vessels of less than 100 GRT for mariners who hold national endorsements for mate of inspected self-propelled vessels of 200 GRT or more. The Coast Guard will use applicable regulations and this policy to evaluate whether mariners may be issued an endorsement for master of self-propelled vessels of less than 100 GRT.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Point Pleasant, NJ
Document Number: 2021-18063
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the regulation that governs 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 final rule allows the drawbridges to be maintained in the closed position overnight.
National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; September 2021 Teleconference
Document Number: 2021-18036
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet via teleconference 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 meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; Potomac River, Between Charles County, MD and King George County, VA
Document Number: 2021-17978
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters in the Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, property, and the marine environment from the potential safety hazards associated with construction operations at the new Governor Harry W. Nice/Senator Thomas ``Mac'' Middleton Memorial (US-301) Bridge, which will occur from 7 a.m. on August 23, 2021, through 8 p.m. on September 11, 2021. This rule will 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.
Safety Zone; CBWTP Outfall Diffuser Improvements, Columbia River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2021-17911
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish 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 Portland, OR, at Columbia River Mile 105.6 from October 1, 2021, through February 28, 2022. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Barge Big Digger and Tugs Kimberly Anne and Andrew J Operating in the Straits of Mackinac, MI
Document Number: 2021-17337
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule amends an earlier safety zone titled ``Safety Zone; Tugs Kimberly Anne and Westwind and Barge Big Digger Operating in the Straits of Mackinac, MI'' issued on May 26, 2021, because one of the tug vessels named in the earlier rule has changed. The size, duration, and purpose of the safety zone remains the same. This rule continues to restrict entry into a 500-yard radius around two tugs and a barge engaged in pipeline-related work 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, diving, and surveying of pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0033
Document Number: 2021-17919
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-20
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: 1625-0033, Display of Fire Control Plans for 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: 1625-0013
Document Number: 2021-17918
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-20
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: 1625-0013, Plan Approval and Records for Load Lines; 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: 1625-0014
Document Number: 2021-17917
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-20
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: 1625-0014, Request for Designation and Exemption of Oceanographic Research 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.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Newburgh, IN
Document Number: 2021-17892
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-20
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 September 4, 2021. 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.
Safety Zone; Lake of the Ozarks, Mile Marker 7, Lake of the Ozarks, MO
Document Number: 2021-17728
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on all navigable waters in the Lake of the Ozarks extending 420 feet in all directions around a fireworks barge at mile marker 7, located approximately 500 feet west of Shady Gators. 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 Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
Document Number: 2021-17788
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone located in federal regulations for the annual D-Day Conneaut event. This action is necessary and intended for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during this event. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zone; SML Bridge Repairs, Portsmouth, NH
Document Number: 2021-17753
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters on the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by cross-channel repair work on the submarine cables and removal of concrete cable mats on the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge in Portsmouth, NH. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Northern New England (COTP) or a Designated Representative.
Safety Zone; Ironman Michigan, Frankfort Harbor, MI
Document Number: 2021-17752
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Betsie Lake in Frankfort, MI. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during the swim portion of an Ironman event on September 12, 2021. This proposed rulemaking would restrict usage by persons and vessels within the safety zone. At no time during the effective period may vessels transit the waters of Betsie Lake in the vicinity of a triangular shaped race course enclosed by the following three coordinates: 44[deg]37.88' N, 86[deg]13.82' W to 44[deg]37.83' N, 86[deg]14.17' W, to 44[deg]37.54' N, 86[deg]13.67' W then back to the starting point. The race course will be marked by buoys. These restrictions would apply to all vessels during the effective period unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; New York Upper Bay, Pierhead Channel, and Port Jersey Channel, Bayonne, NJ
Document Number: 2021-17751
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of New York Upper Bay, Pierhead Channel, and Port Jersey Channel within 100 yards of the Bayonne Peninsula bulkhead. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by two building demolitions on shore. When enforced, entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port of New York or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Low Country Splash Open Water Swim, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2021-17711
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the waters of the Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor in Charleston, SC. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Low Country Splash Open Water Swim. This rulemaking would restrict persons and vessels from entering certain waters of the Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor, unless authorized by Sector Charleston Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Waxhaw, MS; MM 593-597
Document Number: 2021-17632
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Lower Mississippi River (LMR), between Mile Marker 593 and 597. The safety zone is needed to protect persons, property, and the marine environment from the potential safety hazards associated with dredging operations in the vicinity of Waxhaw, MS. Entry of persons or vessels into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Lake Michigan Filming Event, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2021-17616
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing all navigable waters on Lake Michigan within a small area near the northeast corner of Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a filming event. Mariners are urged to use caution when transiting the area and to stay east of the marine 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; Maumee River, Toledo, OH
Document Number: 2021-17570
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters directly surrounding the northern half of the I-75 Bridge over the Maumee River. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by demolition of the bridge. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit.
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.