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Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0016
Document Number: 2022-02746
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-10
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: 1625-0016, Welding and Hot Work Permits; Posting of Warning Signs; 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.
Security Zone; Grounded Tug and Barge, Deerfield Beach, FL
Document Number: 2022-02743
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-02-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone for certain navigable waters of the Atlantic Ocean within a 1000 yard radius of a grounded tug and barge, the SEA EAGLE, on Deerfield Beach containing a cargo of national security interest. This action is necessary to protect the cargo and surrounding waterway from terrorist acts, sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other events of a similar nature. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Miami.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0023
Document Number: 2022-02741
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-09
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: 1625-0023, Barge Fleeting Facility Records; 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: 1625-0005
Document Number: 2022-02740
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-09
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: 1625-0005, Application and Permit to Handle Hazardous Materials; 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; Potomac River, Between Charles County, MD and King George County, VA
Document Number: 2022-02797
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-02-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, 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 8 p.m. on February 4, 2022, through 8 p.m. on February 11, 2022. 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.
Security Zone; Potomac River and Anacostia River, and Adjacent Waters; Washington, DC
Document Number: 2022-02583
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-02-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a security zone along the Potomac River and Anacostia River, and adjacent waters at Washington, DC, for activities associated with the U.S. President's State of the Union Address before a Joint Session of Congress. The zone will be enforced on March 1, 2022 through the early morning hours on March 2, 2022. This action is necessary to protect government officials, mitigate potential terrorist acts and incidents, and enhance public and maritime safety and security immediately before, during, and after this activity. During the enforcement period, entry into or remaining within the zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0039
Document Number: 2022-02568
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-08
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: 1625-0039, Declaration of Inspection Before Transfer of Liquid Cargo 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.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0112
Document Number: 2022-02566
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-08
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: 1625-0112, Enhanced Maritime Domain Awareness via Electronic Transmission of Vessel Transit Data; 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.
Security Zone for Navy Diving Exercise; Gastineau Channel, Juneau, AK
Document Number: 2022-02510
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-02-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary security zone for certain waters of the Gastineau Channel. This action is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a Navy diving excercise involving remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and accompanying divers on these navigable waters between the Juneau-Douglas Bridge and Savikko Park near Juneau, AK from March 6, 2022, through March 17, 2022. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the security zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Southeast Alaska or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zones; Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley Annual and Recurring Safety Zones Update
Document Number: 2022-01948
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-02-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending and updating its safety zone regulations for annual events that take place in the Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley area of responsibility (AOR). This action is necessary to update the current list of recurring safety zones with revisions, additional events, and removal of events that no longer take place in the Sector Ohio Valley. When these safety zones are enforced, certain restrictions are placed on marine traffic in specified areas.
Special Local Regulations; Sector Ohio Valley Annual and Recurring Special Local Regulations, Update
Document Number: 2022-01947
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-02-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending and updating its special local regulations for recurring marine parades, regattas, and other events that take place in the Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley area of responsibility (AOR). This rule informs the public of regularly scheduled events that require additional safety measures through the establishing of a special local regulation. Through this rulemaking the current list of recurring special local regulations is updated with revisions, additional events, and removal of events that no longer take place in Sector Ohio Valley's AOR. When these special local regulations are enforced, certain restrictions are placed on marine traffic in specified areas.
Operational Risk Assessments for Waterfront Facilities Handling Liquefied Natural Gas as Fuel, and Updates to Industry Standards
Document Number: 2022-01888
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-02-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard issues this final rule amending its regulations concerning waterfront facilities handling liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied hazardous gas (LHG). The final rule makes the following three changes. First, the final rule revises the Coast Guard's existing regulations to allow waterfront facilities handling LNG as fuel to conduct an operational risk assessment instead of a waterway suitability assessment (WSA) without first obtaining Captain of the Port (COTP) approval. Second, the final rule revises existing regulations to update incorporated technical standards to reflect the most recent published editions. These updated industry standards only apply to waterfront facilities handling LNG and LHG that are constructed, expanded, or modified under a contract awarded after the implementation date of the final rule. Third, for waterfront facilities handling LNG that must comply with the WSA requirements, the final rule requires these facilities to provide information to the Coast Guard regarding the nation of registry for vessels transporting natural gas that are reasonably anticipated to be servicing the facilities, and the nationality or citizenship of officers and crew serving on board those vessels.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0095
Document Number: 2022-02121
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-02
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: 1625-0095, Oil and Hazardous Material Pollution Prevention and Safety Records, Equivalents/Alternatives and Exemptions; 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: 1625-0001
Document Number: 2022-02120
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-02
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: 1625-0001, Report of Marine Casualty & Chemical Testing of Commercial Vessel Personnel; 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Grand Canal, Indian Harbour Beach, FL
Document Number: 2022-01880
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-02-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Lansing Island Bridge across Grand Canal, mile 0.7 at Indian Harbour Beach, FL. A request was made to the Coast Guard to allow the drawbridge to remain closed to navigation and untended during the overnight hours due to a lack of requested openings. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. The Coast Guard is seeking comments from the public regarding these temporary changes.
Special Local Regulation; Montlake Cut, Union Bay Reach, Seattle, Washington
Document Number: 2022-01999
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-02-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a special local regulation for a recurring marine event on Lake Washington the first Satruday of May each year. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during the marine event. This proposed rulemaking would restrict vessel traffic in the designated area during the event unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
National Boating Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2022-02016
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard seeks applications from persons interested in the membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) to fill two vacancies. This Committee advises the Coast Guard on matters related to national recreational boating safety.
Security Zone; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2022-01656
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary, 500-yard radius, moving security zone for certain Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier (LNGC) within the Corpus Christi Ship Channel and La Quinta Channel. The security zone is needed to protect the vessel and the marine environment from potential hazards created by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargo aboard the vessel. Entry of vessels or persons into the zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Hanohano Ocean Challenge, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2022-01583
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Hanohano Ocean Challenge special local regulations on the waters of Mission Bay, California on January 29, 2022. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from anchoring, blocking, loitering, or impeding within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Potomac River, Between Charles County, MD, and King George County, VA
Document Number: 2022-01415
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, 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 8 p.m. on January 22, 2022, through 8 p.m. on February 4, 2022. 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.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget;
Document Number: 2022-01409
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-25
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: 1625-0015, Bridge Permit Application Guide; 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
Document Number: 2022-01407
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-25
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: 1625-0086, The Great Lakes Pilotage; 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.
Fire Safety of Small Passenger Vessels; Correction
Document Number: 2022-01247
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is correcting an interim rule that appeared in the Federal Register on December 27, 2021. The interim rule announced changes to small passenger vessel fire safety regulations. The interim rule has an effective date of March 28, 2022. This correction fixes incorrect cross references in the regulatory text of that interim rule.
Navigation and Navigable Waters, and Shipping; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: 2022-00804
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This final rule makes non-substantive technical, organizational, and conforming amendments to existing Coast Guard regulations. This rule is a continuation of our practice of periodically issuing rules to keep our regulations up-to-date and accurate. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events, Sector St. Petersburg
Document Number: 2022-01003
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On January 29, 2022, the Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for the Gasparilla Invasion and Parade 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 Tampa, 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; Atlantic Ocean, Cape Canaveral, FL
Document Number: 2022-01004
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within the points defined below during a series of rocket launches out of Cape Canaveral, FL. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by space vehicles being launched in a direction resulting in a southerly or polar orbit trajectory. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Jacksonville.
Safety Zone; St. Clair Icy Bazaar Fireworks, St. Clair River, MI
Document Number: 2022-00792
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 50-yard radius of a portion of the St. Clair River, St. Clair, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the St. Clair Icy Bazaar Fireworks.
Security Zones; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2022-00786
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary, 500-yard radius, moving security zones for certain Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers (LNGC) within the Corpus Christi Ship Channel and La Quinta Channel. The security zones are needed to protect the vessels and the marine environment from potential hazards created by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargo aboard the vessels. 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.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0068
Document Number: 2022-00693
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-14
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: 1625-0068, State Access to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund for Removal Costs under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990; 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; Potomac River, Between Charles County, MD and King George County, VA
Document Number: 2022-00705
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, 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 8 p.m. on January 15, 2022 through 8 p.m. on January 22, 2022. 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 Zones; Delaware River Dredging, Marcus Hook, PA
Document Number: 2022-00560
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is re-establishing temporary safety zones on the waters of the Delaware River in portions of Marcus Hook Range and Anchorage 7 off Marcus Hook Range. The safety zones temporarily restrict vessel traffic from transiting or anchoring in portions of the Delaware River while maintenance dredging is being conducted within the Delaware River. The safety zones are needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from hazards created by dredging operations. Entry of vessels or persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the COTP or his designated representatives.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0036
Document Number: 2022-00298
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0036, 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. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0032
Document Number: 2022-00297
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0032, Vessel Inspection Related Forms and Reporting Requirements; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Regulated Navigation Area; NW Natural PGM Site, Willamette River, Portland OR
Document Number: 2022-00199
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a regulated navigation area (RNA) at the NW Natural PGM Site on the Willamette River in Portland, OR. This action is necessary to preserve the integrity of an engineered sediment cap as part of an Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) required remedial action. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from activities in the RNA that could disturb or damage the engineered sediment cap unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or a designated representative.
Civil Monetary Penalty Adjustments for Inflation
Document Number: 2022-00105
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-11
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 2022 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 January 11, 2022 whose associated violations occurred after November 2, 2015.
User Fees for Inspected Towing Vessels
Document Number: 2022-00200
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-01-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to update its user fees for seagoing towing vessels that are 300 gross tons or more and to revise user fees for other inspected towing vessels. The Coast Guard is proposing these updates because we are required to establish and maintain a fair fee for our vessel inspection services and to separate the fees for inspection options that involve third-party auditors and surveyors from inspection options that do not involve third parties. Under this proposed rule, vessels using the Alternate Compliance Program, Streamlined Inspection Program, or the Towing Safety Management System options would pay a lower fee than vessels that use the traditional Coast Guard inspection option.
Safety Zone; Deep Creek, Elizabeth River, Chesapeake, VA
Document Number: 2022-00168
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of Deep Creek and the Elizabeth River. The safey zone is needed to safeguard personnel and vessels from potential hazards associated with an incident involving an adrift barge that has struck a power transmission tower in the waterway. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Virginia or designated respresentative.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Mile Markers 636-655, Modoc, AR
Document Number: 2022-00126
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-10
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 636 and 655. The safety zone is needed to protect persons, property, and the marine environment from the potential safety hazards associated with rock placement operations in the vicinity of Modoc, AR. 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; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2022-00276
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-10
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 Coronado Bridge in San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA, in support of a U.S. Navy exercise. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the exercise. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port San Diego.
Regulated Navigation Area; Offshore, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Document Number: 2021-28537
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-01-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On September 17, 2021, the Coast Guard published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) proposing to replace the existing safety zone in Captain of the Port (COTP) zone Jacksonville, Offshore Cape Canaveral, Florida with a regulated navigation area (RNA). Changes in the type and size of launch vehicles, rocket component recovery methods, and the increased frequency of launches now pose variable risks to marine traffic and require a more flexible regulatory tool. After considering comments received from the public, the Coast Guard is making modifications to the regulated area in the proposed rule. This supplemental notice requests comments on the revised proposal.
Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan Including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2022-00216
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a segment of the Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL, on all waters of the Chicago River (Main Branch) within 100 feet of the N Columbus Drive Bridge for a local film event. This action is intended to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the fireworks display. 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.
Port Access Route Study: Northern New York Bight
Document Number: 2021-28457
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The First Coast Guard District announces the completion of the Northern New York Bight Port Access Route Study (NNYBPARS). The study was conducted to evaluate the adequacy of existing vessel routing measures and determine whether additional vessel routing measures are necessary for port approaches to New York and New Jersey and international and domestic transit areas in the First Coast Guard District's area of responsibility. To accomplish this goal, the First Coast Guard District has undertaken measures to determine whether existing or additional routing measures are necessary to improve navigation safety due to factors such as planned or potential offshore development, current port capabilities and planned improvements, increased vessel traffic, existing and potential anchorage areas, changing vessel traffic patterns, effects of weather, or navigational difficulty. The NNYBPARS final report is available for viewing and download from the Federal Register docket at https://www.regulations.gov or the Coast Guard Navigation Center website at https:// www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=PARSReports.
Fire Safety of Small Passenger Vessels
Document Number: 2021-27549
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing an interim rule as the first step to implementing the statutorily mandated requirements for fire safety on certain covered small passenger vessels. This statutory mandate is in response to the fire and loss of life on the dive boat CONCEPTION off the coast of California on September 2, 2019. This interim rule adds additional fire safety requirements for small passenger vessels, including fire detection and suppression systems, avenues of escape, egress drills, crew firefighting training, watchmen monitoring devices, and the handling of flammable items such as rechargeable batteries.
Safety Zone; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Mile Markers 19 and 20, Victoria, TX
Document Number: 2021-27548
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, between mile markers 19 and 20. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by pipelines that will be removed from the floor of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi or a designated representative.
National Boating Safety Advisory Committee; January 2022 Teleconference
Document Number: 2021-27405
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet via teleconference to discuss matters relating to recreational boating safety. This meeting will be open to the public.
Updates to Marine Engineering Standards
Document Number: 2021-27567
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the comment period by 45 days for the notice of proposed rulemaking, ``Updates to Marine Engineering Standards,'' published on October 19, 2021, which proposes to incorporate by reference updated marine engineering standards and eliminate outdated or unnecessarily prescriptive regulations. We are extending the comment period to allow the public more time to comment on the proposed rulemaking. The comment period is now open through February 3, 2022.
Safety Zone; Potomac River, Between Charles County, MD and King George County, VA
Document Number: 2021-27349
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, 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 January 3, 2022, through 8 p.m. on January 15, 2022. 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; San Francisco New Year's Eve Fireworks Display; San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2021-27337
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone in the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay near the Ferry Plaza in San Francisco, CA for the San Francisco New Year's Eve 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 personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the dangers associated with pyrotechnics. 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) or other federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies on scene to assist the Coast Guard in enforcing the regulated area.
Safety Zone; Military Ocean Terminal Concord Safety Zone, Suisun Bay, Military Ocean Terminal Concord, CA
Document Number: 2021-27334
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone in the navigable waters of Suisun Bay, off Concord, CA, in support of explosive off and on-loading to Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO). This safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential explosion within the explosive arc. The safety zone is open to all persons and vessels for transitory use, but vessel operators desiring to anchor or otherwise loiter within the safety zone must obtain the permission of the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative. All persons and vessels operating within the safety zone must comply with all directions given to them by the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Sail Grand Prix 2021 Race Event; San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2021-26416
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary special local regulation in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay in San Francisco, CA in support of the San Francisco Sail Grand Prix 2021 race periods on March 24, 2022 through March 27, 2022. This special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters and to ensure the safety of mariners transiting the area from the dangers associated with high-speed sailing activities associated with the Sail Grand Prix 2021 race event. This proposed rulemaking would temporarily prohibit persons and vessels from entering into, transiting through, anchoring, blocking, or loitering within the event area adjacent to the city of San Francisco waterfront near the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.