Anchorage Grounds

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Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds; Galveston Harbor, Bolivar Roads Channel, Galveston, Texas2018-Apr-272018-08873The Coast Guard is establishing a new anchorage area, Anchorage Area Alpha (A) East in Bolivar Roads near Galveston, Texas. The establishment of this additional anchorage area would enhance navigational safety, support regional maritime security needs, and contribute to the free flow of commerce in the Houston-Galveston area.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds; Saint Lawrence Seaway, Cape Vincent, New York2018-Feb-022018-02114The Coast Guard proposes to establish at the request of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, two separate anchorage grounds, Carleton Island Anchorage and Tibbetts Point Anchorage, near Cape Vincent, New York. The Federal Anchorage Ground designations will enable a pilot to disembark a safely anchored vessel which will help reduce pilot fatigue, increase pilot availability, and reduce costs incurred by vessels transiting the Seaway. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Areas; Passagassawakeag River, Belfast Bay, Belfast, Maine2017-Oct-032017-21231The Coast Guard proposes to establish two special anchorage areas in the Passagassawakeag River in the vicinity of Belfast, Maine. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels less than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in the Passagassawakeag River in the vicinity of Belfast, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds; Galveston Harbor, Bolivar Roads Channel, Galveston, Texas2017-Aug-152017-17144The Coast Guard proposes to establish a new anchorage area, Anchorage Area Alpha (A) East in Bolivar Roads near Galveston, Texas. The establishment of this additional anchorage area would enhance navigational safety, support regional maritime security needs, and contribute to the free flow of commerce in the Houston-Galveston area. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Homeland Security Department -- Port of Miami Anchorage Area; Atlantic Ocean, Miami Beach, FL2017-Jun-192017-12573The Coast Guard is dividing its Miami anchorage ground into two separate anchorage areas. This action is necessary to reduce potential damage to threatened coral posed by anchoring vessels. The area for vessels to anchor will be reduced by approximately 3 square nautical miles, but this rule still leaves vessels with approximately 1.5 square miles of anchorage areas.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds; Lower Mississippi River Below Baton Rouge, LA, Including South and Southwest Passes; New Orleans, LA2017-Jun-142017-12320The Coast Guard is amending anchorage regulations for the Lower Mississippi River below Baton Rouge. This amendment will modify Cedar Grove Anchorage and White Castle Anchorage, and will establish two new anchorages, Point Michel Anchorage and Plaquemines Point Anchorage, on the Lower Mississippi River, Above Head of Passes. This interim rule increases the available anchorage areas necessary to accommodate vessel traffic; improves navigation safety, providing for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce; and aids and assists the economy through increased anchorage capacity, streamlining vessel throughput and increasing ship to port interactions. We invite your comments on this rule.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Local Regulation, Temporary Anchorages and Safety Zones: Sail Boston 2017; Port of Boston, MA2017-May-242017-10336The Coast Guard is adopting a temporary special local regulation, multiple safety zones, and temporary spectator anchorages before, during, and after Sail Boston 2017 in the Port of Boston, Massachusetts, to be held between June 16, 2017 and June 22, 2017. These regulations are necessary to promote the safe navigation of vessels and the safety of life and property during this event.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Ground; Atlantic Ocean, Jacksonville, FL2017-May-042017-09036The Coast Guard proposes to amend its anchorage regulations to establish a new offshore anchorage area approximately 7 nautical miles northeast of the St. Johns River inlet, Florida. Currently, there is not a dedicated deep draft offshore anchorage for commercial ocean- going vessels arriving at the Port of Jacksonville. Establishing an adequate and dedicated offshore anchorage will alleviate hazardous conditions with vessels anchoring in the common approaches to the St. Johns River. This action is necessary to ensure the safety and efficiency of navigation for all vessels transiting in and out of the Port of Jacksonville. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Local Regulation, Temporary Anchorages and Safety Zones: Sail Boston 2017; Port of Boston, MA2017-Mar-242017-05748The Coast Guard proposes to adopt a temporary special local regulation, multiple safety zones, and temporary spectator anchorages before, during, and after Sail Boston 2017 in the Port of Boston, Massachusetts, to be held between June 16, 2017 and June 22, 2017. These regulations are necessary to promote the safe navigation of vessels and the safety of life and property during this event. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Homeland Security Department -- Port of Miami Anchorage Area; Atlantic Ocean, Miami Beach, FL2017-Feb-222017-03405The Coast Guard proposes to amend the Miami Anchorage. The Miami Anchorage would be divided into two separate anchorage areas. This action is necessary to reduce potential damage to threatened coral posed by anchoring vessels. We invite your comments on this supplemental proposed rulemaking.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorages; Captain of the Port Puget Sound Zone, WA2017-Feb-102017-02683The Coast Guard proposes the creation of several new anchorages and holding areas as well as a non-anchorage area, the expansion of one existing general anchorage, and the establishment of new and clarification of existing regulations governing such anchorages and areas in the Puget Sound area. This action is necessary to provide enhanced safety for maritime traffic in the Puget Sound area. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations: Special Anchorage Areas; Marina del Rey Harbor, Marina del Rey, CA2017-Jan-102016-31996The Coast Guard is amending the shape and reducing the size of the special anchorage area in Marina del Rey Harbor, Marina del Rey, California. Additionally, the Coast Guard is clarifying the language in the note section of the existing regulation. This action is necessary as it will create sufficient navigable water around the anchorage allowing vessels to traffic the Marina del Rey channel without undue maritime safety concerns.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds; Delaware Bay and River, Philadelphia, PA2016-Nov-252016-28405The Coast Guard is revising the anchorage regulations for the Delaware Bay and River. The Coast Guard conducted a review of the Delaware Bay and River anchorage grounds to support increased traffic and vessel size. The changes to this regulation will eliminate unusable anchorage grounds and provide additional usable grounds to support current and future port demands and enhance the overall navigation safety of this critical component of the maritime transportation system.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds; Delaware Bay and River, Philadelphia, PA2016-Jul-152016-16714The Coast Guard proposes to amend the anchorage regulations for Delaware Bay and River. The Coast Guard conducted a review of the Delaware Bay and River anchorage grounds to support increased traffic and vessel size. The proposed changes to this regulation would eliminate unusable anchorage grounds and provide additional usable grounds to support current and future port demands and enhance the overall navigation safety of this critical component of the maritime transportation system. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Homeland Security Department -- Port of Miami Anchorage Area; Atlantic Ocean, Miami Beach, FL2016-May-102016-10850The Coast Guard proposes to revise the Miami Anchorage. Under the proposal, the Miami Anchorage would be divided into two separate anchorage areas. This action is necessary to reduce potential damage to threatened coral posed by anchoring vessels. This proposed revision would update the regulation to clarify the regulatory text and to reflect the establishment of two anchorage areas instead of one area currently in place. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA2016-May-052016-10577The Coast Guard is amending the geographic coordinates and modifying the regulated use of anchorage ``10'' in the Delaware River in the vicinity of the Navy Yard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The change alters the size and use of the anchorage, reducing the anchorage in size and allowing the anchorage to be used as a general anchorage ground in the Delaware River.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York2016-Mar-312016-07307The Coast Guard is disestablishing thirteen anchorage grounds and one special anchorage area that are now obsolete in Newark Bay, the East River, Western Long Island Sound, Raritan Bay, and Lower New York Bay, and reducing the size of three anchorage grounds in Raritan, Sandy Hook, and Lower New York Bays.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Connecticut River, Old Saybrook, CT2016-Mar-112016-05561The Coast Guard is establishing three special anchorage areas in the Connecticut River in the vicinity Old Saybrook, CT. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels less than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in the Connecticut River in the vicinity of Old Saybrook, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations: Special Anchorage Areas, Marina del Rey Harbor, California2016-Feb-292016-04336On May 28, 2014, the Coast Guard published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to disestablish the special anchorage in Marina del Rey Harbor, California. Based on the comments received in response to that NPRM, we are now proposing to amend the shape and reduce the size of the special anchorage in Marina del Rey Harbor, California. Additionally, we propose to clarify the language in the note section of the existing regulation. This SNPRM would leave sufficient navigable water on adjacent sides of the anchorage for vessel traffic, effectively removing this special anchorage area from a location where it could endanger vessel traffic.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations, Delaware River; Philadelphia, PA2016-Jan-052015-33167The Coast Guard proposes to amend the geographic coordinates and modify the regulated use of anchorage ``10'' in the Delaware River in the vicinity of the Navy Yard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The proposed change would alter the size and use of the anchorage, reducing the anchorage in size and allowing the anchorage to be used as a general anchorage in the Delaware River. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Connecticut River, Old Saybrook, CT2015-Nov-252015-30011The Coast Guard proposes to establish three special anchorage areas in the Connecticut River in the vicinity Old Saybrook, CT. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels less than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in the Connecticut River in the vicinity of Old Saybrook, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York2015-Nov-252015-30056The Coast Guard proposes to disestablish 13 anchorage grounds and 1 special anchorage area that are now obsolete in Newark Bay, the East River, Western Long Island Sound, Raritan Bay, and Lower New York Bay. It also proposes to reduce the size of three anchorage grounds in Raritan, Sandy Hook, and Lower New York Bays. This proposed rulemaking is necessary due to the increased size and draft of current commercial vessels operating in the Captain of the Port New York zone, as the existing anchorages have insufficient water depths to accommodate these vessels; the exposure of these anchorages to winds, tides, and currents; and changes in recreational vessel usage patterns in Newark Bay. This proposed rulemaking would provide a higher degree of vessel and environmental safety by reducing the risk of vessels grounding in shallow water, and accurately reflect the anchorages currently in use.
Homeland Security Department -- Vessel Requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure, and Automatic Identification System2015-Jan-302015-01331Consistent with statutory requirements and provisions, the Coast Guard is expanding the applicability of notice of arrival (NOA) and automatic identification system (AIS) requirements to include more commercial vessels. This final rule amends the applicability of notice of arrival requirements to include additional vessels, sets forth a mandatory method for electronic submission of NOAs, and modifies related reporting content, timeframes, and procedures. This final rule also extends the applicability of AIS requirements beyond Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) areas to all U.S. navigable waters, and requires that additional commercial vessels install and use AIS, consistent with statutory requirements, and in limited cases, the Secretary's discretionary authority. These changes will improve navigation safety, enhance our ability to identify and track vessels, and heighten our overall maritime domain awareness (MDA), thus helping us address threats to maritime transportation safety and security.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York2015-Jan-152015-00465The Coast Guard is establishing and modifying anchorage grounds within the Port of New York. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels operating in the area. This rule is intended to increase the safety of life and property of both the anchored vessels and those operating in the area, as well as provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations: Anchorage Grounds, Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors, California2014-Dec-032014-28449The Coast Guard is disestablishing Commercial Anchorage ``A'' and is revising the permission and notification requirements in the regulations for the anchorage grounds of Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors, California. Commercial Anchorage ``A'' has become the location of a Submerged Material Storage Site and is no longer usable. Revised permission and notification requirements affect the six commercial anchorages within the breakwater of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach that can accommodate vessels with lengths exceeding 800 feet overall and drafts greater than 40 feet. This revision requires vessels using these deep draft anchorages for more than 48 hours to obtain extended anchorage permission from the Captain of the Port (COTP) Los Angeles-Long Beach. This action will assist the COTP and the Pilots for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to reduce congestion in the deep draft anchorage grounds within the harbor breakwater.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage; Ashley River Anchorage, Ashley River, Charleston, SC2014-Oct-202014-24910The Coast Guard is modifying the special anchorage area located on the Ashley River, in Charleston, SC. This change is necessary to accommodate the expansion of the Charleston City Marina and to meet special anchorage area requirements. This change will ensure that there is sufficient space to accommodate vessels desiring to anchor in the area, while allowing a sufficient buffer between the federal channel and special anchorage.
Homeland Security Department -- Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments2014-Jul-072014-14897This final rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this final rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable waters regulations. These changes will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations: Special Anchorage Areas, Marina del Rey Harbor, California2014-May-282014-12178The Coast Guard proposes to disestablish the special anchorage area at the north end of the main channel in Marina del Rey Harbor, California. Several marina expansion projects have encroached upon the anchorage. Vessels rarely use the anchorage due to a high volume of traffic moving through it as vessels transit in and out of the harbor. This proposed action will remove the anchorage area from the regulations. Vessels may anchor in the harbor during storms, stress, or other emergency situations.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage; Ashley River Anchorage, Ashley River, Charleston, SC2014-May-072014-10377The Coast Guard proposes to modify the special anchorage area located on the Ashley River, in Charleston, SC. The change is necessary to accommodate the expansion of the Charleston City Marina and meet the requirements of 33 CFR 109.10. The change will ensure that there is sufficient space to accommodate vessels desiring to anchor in the area, while allowing a sufficient buffer between the federal channel and special anchorage.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations: Anchorage Grounds, Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors, California2014-Feb-252014-03469The Coast Guard proposes to disestablish Commercial Anchorage ``A'' and to revise the permit and notification requirements for the anchorage grounds of Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors, California. Commercial Anchorage ``A'' has become the location of a Submerged Material Storage Site and is no longer usable. Revised permit and notification requirements will affect the six commercial anchorages within the breakwater of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach that can accommodate vessels with lengths exceeding 800 feet overall and drafts greater than 40 feet. The proposed revision will require vessels using these deep draft anchorages for more than 48 hours to obtain an extended anchorage permit from the Captain of the Port (COTP) Los Angeles-Long Beach. This action will assist the COTP and the Pilots for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to reduce congestion in the deep draft anchorage grounds within the harbor breakwater.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds and Safety Zone, Delaware River; Marcus Hook, PA2014-Jan-142014-00438The Coast Guard is establishing temporary regulations in support of the annual U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) dredging of Marcus Hook Range in the Delaware River. Anchorage restrictions and a safety zone affecting the Marcus Hook area of the Delaware River are in place every year from September 1 through December 31. The dredging operations taking place this year require the regulations to remain in place through February 28, 2014. This final rule establishes temporary regulations to extend the time that those regulations are in place.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Areas; Port of New York, NY2013-Aug-202013-19981The Coast Guard is establishing two special anchorage areas, Special Anchorage Area North and Special Anchorage Area South, along the Hudson River adjacent to Manhattan at the 79th Street Boat Basin; revising the New York City Harbor Master phone number for Sheepshead Bay, NY; and disestablishing the Captain of the Port New York Commercial Mooring Buoy permit regulations and table displaying the mooring anchor, chain, and pendant requirements. The Coast Guard is not establishing two special anchorage areas on Sandy Hook Bay or disestablishing the western special anchorage area in Sheepshead Bay, as originally proposed. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in these areas and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in New York City, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York2013-Jul-252013-17921The Coast Guard proposes to establish and modify anchorage grounds within the Port of New York. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels operating in the area. This proposed rule is intended to increase the safety of life and property of both the anchored vessels and those operating in the area as well as provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments2013-Jul-012013-15094This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable waters regulations. These changes will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. This rule is provided to coincide with the annual recodification of Title 33 on July 1, 2013.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorages; Lower Mississippi River, Above Head of Passes, Convent, LA and Point Pleasant, LA2013-Feb-202013-03827The Coast Guard is establishing a new anchorage area on the Lower Mississippi River, Above the Head of Passes (AHP), located at the Belmont Light extending from Mile Marker (MM) 152.9 to 154 on the Left Descending Bank (LDB) of the river. The anchorage will double the available anchorage areas in this section of the river, which is necessary to help accommodate increased vessel volume and improve navigational safety for vessels transiting this river section. As discussed below, the Coast Guard decided not to establish a second anchorage at Bayou Goula, as had been proposed.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorages; Captain of the Port Puget Sound Zone, WA2013-Feb-122013-03121This rule modifies the description of four general anchorages in Puget Sound and decreases the size of five general anchorage areas. These administrative changes clarify for the public the boundaries and requirements of anchorages. This ensures good order and predictability within the anchorages of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Puget Sound zone.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorages; Captain of the Port Puget Sound Zone, WA2012-Oct-022012-24164The Coast Guard proposes to make five general anchorage areas smaller. It also proposes administrative changes that would rename 33 CFR 110.230, reorganize it by incorporating 33 CFR 110.229, and modify the descriptions of four general anchorages. These changes will clarify to the general public the boundaries and requirements of anchorages, and enhance safety by ensuring good order and predictability within the anchorages of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Puget Sound zone.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Area; Stockton Springs, ME2012-Sep-052012-21759The Coast Guard proposes to establish a special anchorage area in Stockton Springs, Maine. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in Stockton Springs, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage; Change to Cottonwood Island Anchorage, Columbia River, Oregon and Washington2012-Aug-232012-20345The Coast Guard is revising the existing Cottonwood Island anchorage and establishing a new designated anchorage. The change is necessary to ensure that there are sufficient anchorage grounds on the Columbia River.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Great Chebeague Island, ME2012-Aug-022012-18825The Coast Guard proposes to establish six special anchorage areas in the vicinity of Great Chebeague Island, Maine. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property surrounding Great Chebeague Island, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments2012-Jun-212012-14848This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable waters regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. These changes are provided to coincide with the annual recodification of title 33 on July 1, 2012.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage; Change to Cottonwood Island Anchorage, Columbia River, Oregon and Washington2012-May-232012-12456The Coast Guard is revising its proposed rule to increase the availability of designated anchorages on the Columbia River. In response to comments on its prior proposal, the Coast Guard proposes a smaller extension of the Cottonwood Island Anchorage than that originally proposed, and the creation of a new anchorage area upriver from the center of the City of Prescott, OR.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Wells, ME2012-May-012012-10429On January 6, 2012, we established three special anchorage areas in Wells Harbor, Wells, Maine, through a published final rule. The Marine Chart Division of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) advised the Coast Guard that the coordinates in the final rule for the three special anchorage areas were out of sequence and formed an hourglass shaped anchorage. This direct final rule corrects the sequence of the coordinates so that the anchorage area forms a box-like shaped anchorage.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Regulations, Newport Bay Harbor, CA2012-Apr-162012-9006The Coast Guard is expanding the boundaries of the special anchorage areas in Newport Bay Harbor, California, to encompass and replace temporary anchorage grounds C-1 and C-2, and anchorage ground C-3. This rule realigns anchorage boundaries to reflect the way the harbor currently is used.
Homeland Security Department -- OPSAIL 2012 Virginia, Port of Hampton Roads, VA2012-Apr-032012-7920The Coast Guard proposes establishing temporary regulations in the Port of Hampton Roads, Virginia for Operation Sail (OPSAIL) 2012 Virginia activities. This regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during, and after OPSAIL 2012 Virginia events. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement in portions of Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads, the James River and Elizabeth River.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Newport, RI2012-Feb-072012-2549The Coast Guard is changing the shape and expanding the dimensions of anchorage ``D'' at Newport, Rhode Island, to better accommodate increasing cruise ship visits to Newport and to improve navigation safety.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Areas; Port of New York, NY2012-Feb-062012-2550The Coast Guard proposes to (1) establish two special anchorage areas along the Hudson River adjacent to Manhattan at the 79th Street Boat Basin; (2) establish two special anchorage areas on Sandy Hook Bay at Atlantic Highlands, NJ; (3) disestablish the western special anchorage area in Sheepshead Bay, NY; and (4) disestablish the Captain of the Port New York Commercial Mooring Buoy permit regulations and table displaying the mooring anchor, chain, and pendant requirements. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in these areas and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in New York City and Atlantic Highlands, NJ, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations: Subpart A-Special Anchorage Regulations, Newport Bay Harbor, CA2011-Dec-162011-32253The Coast Guard proposes to expand the boundaries of the special anchorage areas in Newport Bay Harbor, California, to encompass and replace temporary anchorage grounds C-1 and C-2, and anchorage ground C-3. This proposal would realign anchorage boundaries in order to reflect the way the harbor currently is used. This proposed rule also would update the description of the existing special anchorage areas to use geographic coordinates.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Wells, ME2011-Dec-072011-31226The Coast Guard is establishing three special anchorage areas in Wells Harbor, Wells, Maine. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in Wells Harbor, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Newport, RI2011-Sep-272011-24729The Coast Guard proposes to change the shape and expand the dimensions of anchorage ``D'' at Newport, Rhode Island, to better accommodate increasing cruise ship visits to Newport and to improve navigation safety.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Wells, ME2011-Aug-232011-21335The Coast Guard proposes to establish three special anchorage areas in Wells Harbor, Wells, Maine. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in Wells Harbor, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Superfund Site, New Bedford Harbor, New Bedford, MA: Anchorage Ground and Regulated Navigation Area2011-Jun-202011-15164The Coast Guard is amending an existing anchorage ground which currently overlaps a pilot underwater cap (``pilot cap'') in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, MA. The Coast Guard is also establishing a regulated navigation area (RNA) prohibiting activities that disturb the seabed around the site. The RNA would not affect transit or navigation of the area.
Homeland Security Department -- Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments2011-Jun-022011-13320This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable water regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. These changes are provided to coincide with the annual recodification of Title 33 on July 1, 2011.
Homeland Security Department -- Disestablishing Special Anchorage Area 2; Ashley River, Charleston, SC2011-Apr-182011-9255The Coast Guard is disestablishing the special anchorage, referred to as Ashley River Anchorage 2, in Charleston, South Carolina. The removal of Ashley River Anchorage 2 would accommodate an expansion of the Ripley Light Yacht Club.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York2011-Apr-132011-8827The Coast Guard is revising Anchorage Ground No. 19 located east of the Weehawken-Edgewater Federal Channel on the Hudson River. The revision is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels operating in the area. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property of both the anchored vessels and those operating in the area as well as to provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Superfund Site, New Bedford Harbor, New Bedford, MA: Anchorage Ground and Regulated Navigation Area2011-Apr-122011-8518The Coast Guard proposes to amend an existing anchorage ground which currently overlaps a pilot underwater cap (``pilot cap'') in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, MA. The Coast Guard also proposes to establish a regulated navigation area (RNA) prohibiting activities that disturb the seabed around the site. The proposed RNA would not affect transit or navigation of the area.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island Sound, RI2011-Mar-212011-6498The Coast Guard proposes to remove an obsolete Naval explosives anchorage in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, and to add an offshore anchorage in Rhode Island Sound south of Brenton Point, Rhode Island, for use by vessels waiting to enter Narragansett Bay.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Long Island Sound2010-Dec-082010-30741In this rule the Coast Guard establishes seven anchorage grounds in Long Island Sound. These anchorages are located in Connecticut and New York State waters. This action is necessary to aid in facilitating the safe and secure anchoring and transiting of vessels, particularly deep draft vessels, transiting Long Island Sound or awaiting entry to a port or facility in New York and Connecticut.
Homeland Security Department -- Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments2010-Jun-252010-14620This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable waters regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. These changes are provided to coincide with the annual recodification of Title 33 on July 1.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York2010-Apr-282010-9850This document supplements the Coast Guard's September 2009 proposal to amend Anchorage Ground No. 19 located east of the Edgewater-Weehawken Federal Channel on the Hudson River. The revised proposal is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels operating in the area. This supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking amends the NPRM that incorrectly stated that the current Edgewater-Weehawken Federal Channel would be relocated as part of the proposal to amend Anchorage Ground No. 19. This SNPRM also cancels two proposed changes to the Anchorage Regulation discussed in the NPRM and provides an additional opportunity for comment on the proposed changes to the regulations for Anchorage 19.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorages; New and Revised Anchorages in the Captain of the Port Portland, OR, Area of Responsibility2009-Oct-089-24317The Coast Guard is establishing a new anchorage, modifying existing anchorages, and revising the regulations governing anchorages in the Captain of the Port Portland, Oregon, area of responsibility. These changes are necessary to ensure that there are sufficient anchorage opportunities in that area, and to clarify the locations of those anchorage opportunities. In addition, the changes will help prevent conflicts with navigable channels and other uses of anchorage waters.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Areas; Henderson Harbor, NY2009-Sep-299-23390In this final rule, the Coast Guard removes a note which states from whom one must obtain permission to moor or anchor in the special anchorage areas of Henderson Harbor, NY.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York2009-Sep-189-22457The Coast Guard proposes to amend Anchorage Ground No. 19 located east of the Weehawken-Edgewater Federal Channel on the Hudson River. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels operating in the area. This proposal is intended to increase the safety of life and property of both the anchored vessels and those operating in the area as well as to provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York and Vicinity2009-Sep-089-21435The Coast Guard is amending the existing special anchorage area at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, at the junction of the Raritan River and Arthur Kill. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide for a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on the Raritan River and Arthur Kill, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York2009-Jul-019-15603By this direct final rule, the Coast Guard is revising the southern boundary of Anchorage Ground No. 20-F in Upper New York Bay. This action is necessary so that the Anchorage Ground does not extend into the Port Jersey Federal Channel that is being expanded as part of the Port of New York/New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property for the Port of New York/New Jersey, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of commercial vessels and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Long Island Sound2009-Jun-129-13884The Coast Guard proposes to establish seven anchorage grounds in Long Island Sound. These anchorages would be located within Connecticut or New York State waters. This action is necessary to aid in facilitating the safe and secure anchorage of vessels, particularly deep draft vessels, transiting Long Island Sound or awaiting entry to a port or facility in New York and Connecticut.
Homeland Security Department -- Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational and Conforming Amendments2009-Jun-109-13370This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable water regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. These changes are provided to coincide with the annual recodification of Title 33 in July.
Homeland Security Department -- Disestablishing Special Anchorage Area 2; Ashley River, Charleston, SC2009-Jun-059-13108The Coast Guard proposes to disestablish the Ashley River Anchorage 2 in Charleston, South Carolina. The removal of the anchorage would accommodate an expansion to the Ripley Light Yacht Club.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorages; New and Revised Anchorages in the Captain of the Port Portland, OR, Area of Responsibility2009-May-269-12060The Coast Guard proposes the establishment of a new anchorage, modification of existing anchorages, and revision of the regulations governing anchorages in the Captain of the Port Portland, Oregon, area of responsibility. These changes are necessary to ensure sufficient anchorage opportunities in that area, and to clarify the locations of those anchorage opportunities. In addition, the changes will help prevent conflicts with navigable channels and other uses of anchorage waters.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York and Vicinity2009-Apr-029-7357This document supplements the Coast Guard's May 2008 proposal to amend the existing special anchorage area at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, at the junction of the Raritan River and Arthur Kill. The proposed amendment is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide for a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length. This supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking provides updated coordinates for the proposed amendment and revises the proposed use limitations.
Homeland Security Department -- Consolidation of Merchant Mariner Qualification Credentials2009-Mar-169-5436The Coast Guard issues this final rule to consolidate the regulations covering issuance of merchant mariner qualification credentials, to reduce the burden on mariners by limiting the number of times they need to appear in person to provide fingerprints and proof of identity, and to address comments received from the public in response to the Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, in some cases through revisions based on those comments. This final rule works in tandem with the joint final rule published by the Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration on January 25, 2007, entitled ``Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License''.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York2009-Mar-119-5095This final rule amends the size of Romer Shoal Anchorage Ground in Lower New York Bay. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in the area and to provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels transiting this area. This change to the anchorage is intended to increase the safety of life and property within this area of the Port of New York by providing for greater safety of anchored vessels and to enhance the safe and efficient flow of commercial vessels and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Area “A”, Boston Harbor, MA2008-Dec-158-29365The Coast Guard hereby amends the Boston Inner Harbor Special Anchorage Area ``A'' at the entrance to Fort Point Channel in Boston Harbor, Boston, MA at the request of the Boston Harbormaster and the Boston Harbor Yacht Club. This action will provide additional anchorage space and provide a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Yarmouth, ME, Casco Bay; Correction2008-Oct-028-23200The Coast Guard published a final rule in the Federal Register on March 12, 2008 (73 FR 13125), creating three special anchorage areas in Yarmouth, Maine. That rule contained imprecise coordinates. With this document the Coast Guard is correcting the coordinates of the boundaries to the three Yarmouth special anchorages listed in 33 CFR 110.5, in response to more detailed information received from the National Ocean Service (NOS). These changes will not affect the locations or the size of the anchorages.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Area “A”, Boston Harbor, MA2008-Aug-208-19267The Coast Guard proposes to increase the size of the Boston Inner Harbor Special Anchorage Area ``A'' at the entrance to Fort Point Channel in Boston Harbor, Boston, MA at the request of the Boston Harbormaster and the Boston Harbor Yacht Club. This action will provide additional anchorage space and provide a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York2008-Jul-168-16171The Coast Guard proposes to decrease the size of Romer Shoal Anchorage Ground in Lower New York Bay. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in the area and to provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels transiting this area. This proposal is intended to increase the safety for life and property for the Port of New York, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of commercial vessels and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Weymouth Fore River, Weymouth, MA2008-Jul-088-15312The Coast Guard hereby establishes Gull Point (PT) Special Anchorage area in the Weymouth Fore River, Weymouth, Massachusetts. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in the Weymouth Fore River, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Stonington Maine, Deer Island Thorofare, Penobscot Bay, ME2008-Jul-088-15311The Coast Guard hereby establishes Crotch Island Special Anchorage in Stonington, Maine, on Deer Island Thorofare, Penobscot Bay. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on Deer Island Thorofare, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments2008-Jun-198-12643This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable water regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. These changes are provided to coincide with the annual recodification of Title 33 in July.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York2008-May-148-10706The Coast Guard proposes to revise the boundaries of three anchorage grounds in Upper New York Bay adjacent to Ellis and Liberty Islands. This proposed action is necessary due to the proposed increase in size of the Safety and Security Zones surrounding Ellis and Liberty Islands.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York and Vicinity2008-May-088-10259The Coast Guard proposes to amend the existing special anchorage area at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, at the junction of the Raritan River and Arthur Kill. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide for a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on the Raritan River and Arthur Kill, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Yarmouth, ME, Casco Bay2008-Mar-128-4821The Coast Guard hereby establishes three special anchorage areas in Yarmouth, Maine, Casco Bay. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in Yarmouth, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Seventh Coast Guard District, Captain of the Port Zone Jacksonville, Temporary Restricted Anchorage2008-Mar-118-4757The Coast Guard proposes establishment of three, multi- purpose, temporary restricted anchorages with associated safety/ security zones to service vessels intending to call on the ports of Jacksonville or Fernandina within the Captain of the Port Zone Jacksonville as defined by 33 CFR 3.35-20. The temporary restricted anchorages and safety/security zones identify clearly to all mariners the pre-established area of the Captain of the Port Zone for geographic separation and/or restriction of certain vessels that may pose a safety, public health, environmental, or security threat to the port. The proposed temporary restricted anchorages are necessary to protect the public, port infrastructure, maritime environment, and viability of the Marine Transportation System from hazards associated with safety, public health, environmental, and security threats.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Boston Harbor, MA, Weymouth Fore River2008-Feb-148-2692The Coast Guard proposes to establish Gull Point(PT) Special Anchorage area in the Weymouth Fore River, Weymouth, Massachusetts. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in the Weymouth Fore River, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Stonington, ME, Deer Island Thorofare, Penobscot Bay, ME2008-Feb-148-2693The Coast Guard proposes to establish Crotch Island Special Anchorage in Stonington, Maine, on Deer Island Thorofare, Penobscot Bay. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and to provide safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet. This proposal is intended to increase the safety for life and property on Deer Island Thorofare, improve the safety of anchored vessels, create workable boundaries for future mooring expansion, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of recreational vessels and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulation; Port Everglades, FL2008-Feb-058-1757The Coast Guard amends the anchorage regulations for Port Everglades, Florida. The amendment modifies the current anchorage area by eliminating that portion of the anchorage closest to sensitive coral reef areas, expands that portion of the anchorage area that poses less risk to these areas, and limits the amount of time a vessel may remain in the anchorage area. These changes ensure all vessels have fair access to the anchorage area, and provide a higher degree of vessel and environmental safety by reducing the possibility of vessels grounding in sensitive coral reef areas.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds, Hampton Roads, VA2008-Jan-318-1762The Coast Guard is updating the coordinates of the boundaries of the anchorages listed below from the former North American Datum 1927 (NAD 27) standard to the current North American Datum 1983 (NAD 83) standard. These changes will not affect the locations or size of the anchorages on the NOAA charts as published by NOAA. The change simply updates the anchorage positions in our regulations to match the current datum in use on the applicable charts, which are NAD 83.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulation; San Francisco Bay, CA2008-Jan-258-1250The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary anchorage area, designated Anchorage 8A, adjacent to existing Anchorage 8 that can be activated by Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) when the number of vessels requesting to anchor in Anchorages 8 and 9 exceeds the capacity of these two anchorages. Anchorage 8A may also be utilized during any emergency situation. This rule defines its use and location, and establishes procedures for activating the anchorage area and notifying the maritime public.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Edgecomb, ME, Sheepscot River2007-Dec-127-24007The Coast Guard hereby establishes a general anchorage area in Edgecomb, Maine on the Sheepscot River. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in Edgecomb, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulation; Port Everglades, FL2007-Oct-227-20608The Coast Guard proposes to amend the anchorage regulations for Port Everglades, Florida. The amendment would modify the current anchorage area by eliminating that portion of the anchorage closest to sensitive coral reef areas, expand that portion of the anchorage area that poses less risk to these areas, and limit the amount of time a vessel may remain in the anchorage area. These changes would ensure all vessels have fair access to the anchorage area, and provide a higher degree of vessel and environmental safety by reducing the possibility of vessels grounding in sensitive coral reef areas.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulation; San Francisco Bay, CA2007-Oct-117-19995The Coast Guard is submitting for public consideration this supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking. We propose to create in San Francisco Bay a temporary anchorage area, designated Anchorage 8A, adjacent to existing anchorage 8 that can be activated by Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) when the number of vessels requesting to anchor in Anchorages 8 and 9 exceeds the capacity of these two anchorages. Promulgating a permanent rule to establish the temporary anchorage area allows the Coast Guard to define its use and location, and to establish procedures for activating the anchorage area and notifying the maritime public.
Homeland Security Department -- Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments2007-Aug-167-15957This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable water regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Homeland Security Department -- Coast Guard Sector, Marine Inspection Zone, and Captain of the Port Zone Structure; Technical Amendment2007-Jul-0207-3189This rule makes non-substantive amendments throughout titles 33 and 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations, in order to align with changes in the Coast Guard's internal organization that resulted from the Coast Guard's recent sector realignment. The amendments typically describe the boundaries of sectors, marine inspection zones, and Captain of the Port zones; describe the reporting relationship between various field units; or reflect a change in the identity of the field unit that is responsible for a particular matter. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York and Vicinity2007-Jun-227-12071The Coast Guard is expanding the boundary of a Special Anchorage Area on the Hudson River at Nyack, NY. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on the Hudson River, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of recreational vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Yarmouth, Maine, Casco Bay2007-May-247-9969The Coast Guard proposes to establish three special anchorage areas in Yarmouth, Maine on Casco Bay. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and to provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels of not more than 65 feet. This proposal is intended to increase the safety for life and property on Casco Bay, improve the safety of anchored vessels, create workable boundaries for future mooring expansion, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of recreational vessels and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Edgecomb Maine, Sheepscot River2007-May-247-9968The Coast Guard proposes to establish a general anchorage area in Edgecomb, Maine, on the Sheepscot River. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and to provide safe and secure anchorages for transient vessels visiting the area. This proposal is intended to increase the safety for life and property on the Sheepscot River, improve the safety of anchored vessels, provide for ample anchorages for transient vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of recreational vessels and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds, Hampton Roads, VA2007-Mar-087-4113The Coast Guard proposes updating the coordinates of the boundaries of the anchorages listed below from the former North American Datum 1927 (NAD 27) standard to the current North American Datum 1983 (NAD 83) standard. These changes will not affect the locations or size of the anchorages on the NOAA charts as published by NOAA. The proposed change simply updates the anchorage positions in 33 CFR part 110 to match the current datum in use on the applicable charts, which are NAD 83.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage G, Hampton Flats (Naval Explosives Anchorage) Hampton Roads, VA2007-Mar-087-4111The Coast Guard proposes changing the boundaries of Hampton Roads Explosive Anchorage Golf in response to a widening of the Norfolk Entrance Reach by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) undertaken to improve deep draft vessel traffic maneuverability, and to remove the shallow water area in the Hampton Bar Flats from the boundaries of this deepwater anchorage.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York2007-Feb-137-2454The Coast Guard is revising the duration vessels are authorized to anchor in specific anchorage grounds within the Port of New York and New Jersey (PONYNJ). This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of waterborne commerce. This action is intended to better facilitate the efficient use of the limited deep water anchorage grounds available in PONYNJ.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York and Vicinity2007-Feb-067-1882The Coast Guard proposes to expand the boundary of a Special Anchorage Area on the Hudson River at Nyack, NY. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 20 meters in length. This proposed action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on the Hudson River, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of recreational vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Consolidation of Merchant Mariner Qualification Credentials2007-Jan-2507-18The Coast Guard issues this Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPRM) for the Consolidation of Merchant Mariner Qualification Credentials rulemaking project to amend its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) published in May 2006. The purpose of this SNPRM is to address comments received from the public on the NPRM, revise the proposed rule based on those comments, and provide the public with an additional opportunity to comment on the proposed revisions. This revised proposed rule would work in tandem with the joint final rule published by the Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) published elsewhere in today's Federal Register entitled ``Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License''.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Camden, Maine, Penobscot Bay2007-Jan-056-22613The Coast Guard hereby amends two special anchorage areas in Camden Harbor, Camden, Maine. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in Camden Harbor, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Sabine Pass Channel, Sabine Pass, TX2007-Jan-056-22586The Coast Guard has amended anchorage regulations for the Sabine Pass Channel, Sabine Pass, TX anchorage in order to improve navigation safety for vessels entering and exiting Cheniere Energy's liquefied natural gas terminal. This rule reduces the overall size of the existing anchorage.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York2006-Nov-166-19314The Coast Guard proposes to revise the duration vessels are authorized to anchor in specific anchorage grounds within the Port of New York and New Jersey (PONYNJ). This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of waterborne commerce. This proposed action is intended to better facilitate the efficient use of the limited deep water anchorage grounds available in PONYNJ.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Falmouth Maine, Casco Bay2006-Nov-166-19315The Coast Guard hereby amends the special anchorage area in Falmouth, Maine, Casco Bay. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide mariners a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on Casco Bay, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Mississippi River Below Baton Rouge, LA, Including South and Southwest Passes2006-Oct-306-18086The Coast Guard has amended anchorage regulations for the Mississippi River below Baton Rouge, LA, including South and Southwest Passes, in order to improve safety at the Lower Kenner Bend Anchorage. This rule is needed to protect aircraft passengers and crew, mariners and the public from the potential safety hazards associated with the ascent and descent of aircraft over vessels anchored in the vicinity of the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, New Orleans, LA.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Falmouth, ME, Casco Bay2006-Aug-116-13199The Coast Guard proposes to amend the existing special anchorage area in Falmouth, Maine, on Casco Bay. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on Casco Bay, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Camden, ME, Penobscot Bay2006-Aug-106-13103The Coast Guard proposes to establish two special anchorage areas in Camden Harbor, Camden, Maine. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in Camden Harbor, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York and Vicinity2006-May-306-8298The Coast Guard is establishing a Special Anchorage Area in Haverstraw Bay on the Hudson River adjacent to Haverstraw, NY. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on the Hudson River, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of recreational vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Consolidation of Merchant Mariner Qualification Credentials2006-May-2206-4509The Coast Guard proposes to streamline the existing merchant mariner credentialing process to minimize redundant requirements and simplify the credentialing program. This proposed rule works in tandem with the joint Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published by the Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) entitled ``Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License'' published elsewhere in the Federal Register today. It proposes to combine the individual Merchant Mariner's Document, License, Certificate of Registry, and STCW Endorsement into a single certificate termed the Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), which will be endorsed to reflect a mariner's qualifications. The Coast Guard also proposes to streamline the application process for the MMC by removing the requirement that all mariners appear at least once at one of 17 Regional Exam Centers (RECs). Instead, the information previously submitted by the applicant at the REC would be submitted to TSA through the TWIC enrollment process and shared with the Coast Guard by TSA.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Regulations; Long Beach, CA2006-Mar-2706-2876The Coast Guard is establishing three special anchorage areas in Long Beach, California where vessels less than 20 meters (approximately 65 feet) in length, and barges, canal boats, scows, or other nondescript craft, would not be required to sound signals required by Rule 35 of the Inland Navigation Rules. The effect of these special anchorages is to reduce the risk of vessel collisions within the harbors of Los Angeles and Long Beach by grouping unmanned barges, which typically do not sound signals in reduced visibility, within specified areas and indicating these designated areas on charts. Vessels moored in these areas will not have to sound signals in restricted visibility.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York and Vicinity2006-Jan-196-583The Coast Guard proposes to establish a Special Anchorage Area in Haverstraw Bay on the Hudson River adjacent to Haverstraw, NY. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on the Hudson River, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of recreational vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; San Pedro Bay, CA2006-Jan-1906-497The Coast Guard is enlarging the current anchorage area outside the Federal breakwater of the Ports of Los Angeles--Long Beach, CA. This rule is necessary in order to accommodate the ever-increasing number of larger vessels necessitating anchorage and will provide vessels an appropriate area to anchor.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds and Safety Zone; Delaware River2005-Jul-1505-13963The Coast Guard has established a permanent safety zone and modified certain anchorages in the area of the Marcus Hook Range when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) conducts its annual dredging operations. Annual dredging is necessary to maintain congressionally authorized channel depths. The safety zone and anchorage modifications are necessary to ensure safe vessel transits during the dredging operations. These regulations will alter the route of vessels transiting the channel and requirements for those vessels wishing to anchor during the dredging operations.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds; Anacortes General Anchorage and Cap Sante and Hat Island Tug and Barge General Anchorages, Anacortes, WA2005-Jun-0205-10898The Coast Guard is establishing three general anchorages and two tug and barge general anchorages in the vicinity of Anacortes, Washington. These anchorages will reduce the risk of collisions, provide a more orderly movement of tanker traffic in and out of near by oil refineries, and keep the approaches to Guemes Channel open to transiting traffic while providing ample room for barge operations.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds; Hampton Roads, VA2005-May-2505-10364The Coast Guard is revising the anchorage regulations in the Port of Hampton Roads. Infrastructure improvements and increases in vessel traffic and draft calling on the port have prompted this rulemaking. This regulation will ensure that the Hampton Roads Anchorage Grounds continue to safely support current and future vessel anchoring demands.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Ground; Pacific Ocean at Santa Catalina Island, CA2005-May-1805-9916The Coast Guard has established three anchorage areas outside Avalon Bay, Santa Catalina Island, California, for large passenger vessels. This rule provides designated anchorage grounds outside the harbor, thereby allowing safe and secure anchorage for an increasing number of large passenger vessels. This rule increases safety for vessels by enhancing voyage planning and by alerting other recreational and commercial vessels to potential anchorage locations for these large vessels.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds; Baltimore Harbor Anchorage Project2005-Apr-0805-6956The Coast Guard is amending the geographic coordinates and modifying the regulated use of the anchorages in Baltimore Harbor, MD. This amendment is necessary to ensure changes in depth and dimension to the Baltimore Harbor anchorages resulting from an Army Corps of Engineers anchorage-deepening project are reflected in the Federal regulations and on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association charts. The modifications to the regulated uses of the anchorages accommodate changes to ships' drafts and lengths since the last revision of this regulation in 1968 and standardize the anchorage regulations throughout the Fifth Coast Guard District.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds, Hampton Roads, VA2005-Mar-3005-6305The Coast Guard proposes to revise the anchorage regulations in the Port of Hampton Roads. Infrastructure improvements and increases in vessel traffic and draft entering the port have prompted this proposed rulemaking. The proposed changes to this regulation will ensure that the Hampton Roads Anchorage Grounds continue to safely support current and future vessel anchoring demands. This supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPRM) discusses changes made to Anchorages J, K, and, L since publication of the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register on September 27, 2004 (69 FR 57656). The changes are explained in the section titled ``Discussion of Proposed Rule'' section of this document.
Homeland Security Department -- Anacortes General Anchorage and Cap Sante and Hat Island Tug and Barge General Anchorages, Anacortes, WA2005-Mar-0105-3918The Coast Guard proposes to establish three general anchorages and two tug and barge general anchorages in the vicinity of Anacortes, Washington. These anchorages would reduce the risk of collisions, provide a more orderly movement of tanker traffic in and out of near by oil refineries, and keep the approaches to Guemes Channel open to transiting traffic while providing ample room for barge operations.
Homeland Security Department -- Regulated Navigation Areas, Security Zones, and Temporary Anchorage Areas; St. Johns River, Jacksonville, FL2005-Jan-2605-1424The Coast Guard is establishing a series of temporary regulated navigation areas, security zones and temporary anchorage areas on the St. Johns River, Jacksonville, FL, from Winter Point to the Intracoastal Waterway, for Super Bowl XXXIX activities and events. The river will be divided into two regulated navigation areas and four security zones in order to provide increased layered security in close proximity to the downtown area of the river. Additionally, the size of existing fixed security zones around docked cruise ships will be increased. Existing anchorage grounds will be modified and temporary anchorages will be added to accommodate the vessel traffic expected during the Super Bowl events. The regulated navigation areas, security zones and temporary anchorages are necessary to protect national security interests and the safety of navigation during Super Bowl events. These areas will be enforced at various designated time periods beginning February 2, 2005, through February 7, 2005. Entry into the security zones will be prohibited to all persons and vessels unless authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Jacksonville or his designated representatives.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds; Buzzards Bay, MA2005-Jan-1305-655The Coast Guard hereby establishes anchorage regulations for Buzzards Bay, Nantucket Sound, and adjacent waters of Massachusetts by relocating anchorage ground ``L'' in Buzzards Bay to an area near Naushon Island, MA. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on Buzzards Bay, improve the safety of anchored vessels in anchorage ``L'', and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce along the newly established Recommended Traffic Route for Deep Draft Vessels. This regulation will maintain the original shape and dimension of anchorage ``L'' but move the anchorage to a new location within Buzzards Bay.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds and Safety Zone; Delaware River2004-Dec-1504-27473The Coast Guard proposes to establish a permanent safety zone and to modify Anchorage 6 off Deepwater Point, Anchorage 7, off Marcus Hook, and Anchorage 9, near the entrance to Mantua Creek on the Delaware River in the area of the Marcus Hook Range Channel. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) conducts annual dredging operations between September 1 and December 31, which is necessary to maintain congressionally authorized project depths. The safety zone and anchorage modifications are necessary to ensure safe vessel transits during the dredging operations. These regulations will temporarily alter the route of vessels transiting the channel and requirements for those vessels wishing to anchor during the dredging operations.
Homeland Security Department -- Regulated Navigation Areas, Security Zones, and Temporary Anchorage Areas; St. Johns River, Jacksonville, FL2004-Dec-1004-27100The Coast Guard proposes to establish a series of temporary regulated navigation areas, security zones and temporary anchorage areas on the St. Johns River, Jacksonville, FL, from Winter Point to the Intracoastal Waterway, for Super Bowl XXXIX activities and events. The river will be divided into two regulated navigation areas and four security zones in order to provide increased layered security in close proximity to the downtown area of the river. Additionally, the size of existing fixed security zones around docked cruise ships will be increased. Existing anchorage grounds will be modified and temporary anchorages will be added to accommodate the vessel traffic expected during the Super Bowl events. The regulated navigation areas, security zones and temporary anchorages are necessary to protect national security interests and the safety of navigation during Super Bowl events. These areas will be enforced at various designated time periods beginning February 2, 2005, through February 7, 2005. Entry into the security zones will be prohibited to all persons and vessels unless authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Jacksonville or his designated representatives.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations: Yonkers, NY2004-Nov-3004-26337The Coast Guard is amending the anchorage regulations for the Hudson River, New York by establishing two Special Anchorage areas adjacent to the City of Yonkers. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on the Hudson River, improve the safety of anchored vessels in both anchorages, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of recreational vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; San Pedro Bay, CA2004-Nov-0504-24686The Coast Guard proposes to enlarge the current anchorage area outside the federal breakwater of the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach, CA. This rule is necessary to accommodate vessels of increasing size than what can currently be anchored in the existing anchorages. The anchorage area would be able to accommodate the largest of the vessels calling on the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Regulations; Long Beach, CA2004-Nov-0504-24687The Coast Guard proposes the establishment of three special anchorage areas in Long Beach, California where vessels less than 20 meters (approximately 65 feet) in length, and barges, canal boats, scows, or other nondescript craft, would not be required to sound signals required by Rule 35 of the Inland Navigation Rules. The intended effect of these special anchorages is to reduce the risk of vessel collisions within the harbors of Los Angeles and Long Beach by grouping unmanned barges, which typically do not sound signals in reduced visibility, within specified areas and indicating these designated areas on charts. Vessels moored in these areas would not have to sound signals in restricted visibility.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Ground; Pacific Ocean at Santa Catalina Island, CA2004-Nov-0504-24685The Coast Guard proposes to establish three anchorage areas outside Avalon Bay, Santa Catalina Island, California, for large passenger vessels. This proposed rule is necessary to provide designated anchorage grounds outside the harbor thereby allowing safe and secure anchorage for an increasing number of large passenger vessels. This rule is intended to increase safety for vessels by enhancing voyage planning and by alerting other recreational and commercial vessels to potential anchorage locations for these large vessels.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds, Hampton Roads, VA2004-Sep-2704-21523The Coast Guard proposes to revise the anchorage regulations in the Port of Hampton Roads. Infrastructure improvements and increases in vessel traffic and draft entering the port have prompted this proposed rulemaking. The proposed changes to this regulation will ensure that the Hampton Roads Anchorage Grounds continue to safely support current and future vessel anchoring demands.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds and Safety Zone; Delaware Bay and River2004-Sep-1704-20925The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Delaware Bay and River around the Weeks Dredge and Barge 312 and is placing additional requirements on vessels in Anchorage 6 off Deepwater Point, Anchorage 7 off Marcus Hook, and Anchorage 9 near the entrance to Mantua Creek. The Army Corps of Engineers dredges parts of the Delaware River including the Marcus Hook Range Ship Channel to maintain congressionally authorized depths. These regulations will help ensure the safety of vessels transiting the channel as well as vessels engaged in dredging operations.
Homeland Security Department -- Regulated Navigation Areas, Anchorage Grounds, Safety and Security Zones; Tall Ships Rhode Island 2004, Narragansett Bay, RI2004-Jul-1504-16099The Coast Guard is establishing regulated navigation areas, anchorage grounds, and safety and security zones in and adjacent to Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island for the Tall Ships Rhode Island 2004 event. These actions are necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on the navigable waters in and adjacent to Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island and for the security of participating Tall Ships during the Tall Ships Rhode Island 2004 event, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. These actions will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in portions of and adjacent to Narragansett Bay.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations: Yonkers, NY2004-Jun-3004-14869The Coast Guard proposes to establish two Special Anchorage areas along the Hudson River adjacent to the City of Yonkers. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels not more than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on the Hudson River, improve the safety of anchored vessels in both anchorages, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of recreational vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Area; Madeline Island, WI2004-Jun-1004-13075The Coast Guard is enlarging the existing special anchorage area in Madeline, Wisconsin. This action is taken at the request of the La Pointe Yacht Club, which, due to low water levels, has lost usable anchorage space. This rule will make additional space available within the special anchorage area.
Homeland Security Department -- Regulated Navigation Area, Anchorage Grounds, Safety and Security Zones; Tall Ships Environmental Festival, New London, Port of New London, CT2004-May-1304-10812The Coast Guard proposes to establish a regulated navigation area, anchorage grounds, and safety and security zones in Niantic Bay, Long Island Sound, the Thames River and New London Harbor, for the Tall Ships Environmental Festival. These proposed regulations would provide for the safety of life and property on the navigable waters of the United States and for the security of participating tall ships during the Tall Ships Environmental Festival, New London, Connecticut. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of Niantic Bay, Long Island Sound, the Thames River, and New London Harbor.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Area; St. Lucie River, Stuart, FL2004-Feb-0404-2085The Coast Guard is extending the Special Anchorage Area that begins on the Okeechobee Intracoastal Waterway between mile markers 7 and 8 on the St. Lucie River in Stuart, Florida, to include 17 additional moorings. This rule will improve safety for vessels anchoring within and transiting through this high traffic area and also reduce negative impacts on the ecosystem by providing a safer designated area for vessels to anchor.
Homeland Security Department -- Baltimore Harbor Anchorage Project2004-Jan-1404-749The Coast Guard proposes to amend the geographic coordinates and modify the regulated use of the anchorages in Baltimore Harbor, MD. The Army Corps of Engineers and the Coast Guard discussed changes to the coordinates of Anchorage 2 after the comment period for the Baltimore Harbor Anchorage Project notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) had closed. The discussions resulted in two changes not yet commented on by the public. This supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking solicits comments for those two additional changes plus all original changes included in the NPRM. An explanation of the two additional proposed changes can be found in the ``Discussion of Rule'' section of this document.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Area; Madeline Island, WI2003-Dec-2403-31728The Coast Guard proposes to enlarge the existing special anchorage area in Madeline, Wisconsin. This action is being taken at the request of the La Pointe Yacht Club, which, due to low water levels, has lost usable anchorage space. This proposed rule would make additional space available within the special anchorage area.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds; Delaware Bay and River2003-Dec-2203-31391The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the regulations that govern Anchorage 5, southeast of Pea Patch Island, due to U.S. Army Corp of Engineers dredging operations in the anchorage. This regulation will help ensure the safety of vessels anchoring in Anchorage 5 while dredging operations are ongoing. Mariners must receive approval from the Captain of the Port Philadelphia before using the anchorage and
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds and Safety Zone; Delaware Bay and River2003-Oct-0803-25416The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Delaware Bay and River around the Weeks Dredge and Barge <greek-i>312 and placing additional requirements on vessels in Anchorage 6 off Deepwater Point, Anchorage 7 off Marcus Hook, and Anchorage 9 near the entrance to Mantua Creek. The Army Corps of Engineers dredges parts of the Delaware River including the Marcus Hook Range Ship Channel to maintain congressionally authorized depths. These regulations will help ensure the safety of vessels transiting the channel as well as vessels engaged in dredging operations.
Homeland Security Department -- Special Anchorage Area; Okeechobee Waterway, St. Lucie River, Stuart, FL2003-Aug-0103-19647The Coast Guard proposes to extend the special anchorage area that begins on the Okeechobee Intracoastal Waterway between mile markers 7 and 8 on the St. Lucie River in Stuart, Florida to include 17 additional moorings. This proposed rule would improve safety for vessels anchoring within and transiting through this high traffic area and also reduce negative impacts on the ecosystem by providing a designated safer area for vessels to anchor.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations: Rockland, ME2003-Jul-3103-19372The Coast Guard hereby amends the anchorage regulations for Rockland Harbor by re-designating anchorage ground ``C'' as a special anchorage area and reorienting anchorage ground ``A''. This action is necessary to alert mariners that vessels moored within special anchorage ``C'', are not required to sound signals or display anchor lights or shapes, and provide a wider navigable channel between the two anchorages. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on navigable waters, improve the safety of anchored vessels in both anchorage ``A'' and the special anchorage area, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Tall Ships 2003, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, July 30-August 4, 20032003-Jul-1703-18117The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary regulated navigation area (RNA), a moving safety zone and temporarily suspending two anchorage areas encompassed by the RNA for the 2003 Tall Ships Challenge. These regulations are necessary to control vessel traffic in the immediate vicinity for the protection of both participant and spectator vessels during the 2003 Tall Ships Challenge and Parade of Ships. These regulations are intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of Lake Michigan in the vicinity of Chicago Harbor for the duration of the event.
Homeland Security Department -- Navigation and Navigable Waters-Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments2003-Jun-2503-15742This rule makes editorial and technical changes throughout title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) to update and correct the title before it is revised on July 1, 2003. Our rule updates organization names and addresses, and makes conforming amendments and technical corrections. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Homeland Security Department -- Tall Ships 2003, Navy Pier, Lake Michigan, Chicago, IL2003-May-2003-12494The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary regulated navigation area (RNA), a moving safety zone and temporarily suspend two anchorage areas encompassed by the RNA for the 2003 Tall Ships Challenge. These regulations are necessary to control vessel traffic in the immediate vicinity for the protection of both participant and spectator vessels during the 2003 Tall Ships Challenge and Parade of Ships. These regulations are intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of Lake Michigan in the vicinity of Chicago Harbor for the duration of the event.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulation; Bolivar Roads, Galveston, TX2003-May-1303-11810The Coast Guard is creating a new anchorage area in Bolivar Roads near Galveston, Texas. The establishment of this new anchorage area will enhance navigational safety, support regional maritime security needs, and contribute to the free flow of commerce in the Houston/Galveston area.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Grounds and Security Zones; Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai, HI2003-Apr-2503-10215The Coast Guard is establishing permanent security zones in designated waters adjacent to the islands of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai, HI. These security zones and a related amendment to regulations for anchorage grounds in Mamala Bay are necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and facilities from acts of sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature during operations and will extend from the surface of the water to the ocean floor. Entries into the zones are prohibited unless authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Honolulu, HI.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulations; Rockland, ME2003-Apr-0103-7806The Coast Guard proposes to amend the anchorage regulations for Rockland Harbor by redesignating anchorage ground ``C'' as a special anchorage area and reorienting anchorage ground ``A''. This proposed action is necessary to (1) alert mariners that vessels moored within special anchorage ``C'', are not required to sound signals or display anchor lights or shapes, and (2) provide a wider navigable channel between the two anchorages. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on navigable waters, improve the safety of anchored vessels in both anchorage ``A'' and the special anchorage area, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Homeland Security Department -- Anchorage Regulation; Boothville Anchorage, Venice, LA2003-Mar-2003-6631The Coast Guard is revising its regulation on Boothville Anchorage, located near mile 12.9, Lower Mississippi River, Venice, Louisiana. This revision is necessary to accommodate the construction of Sea Point, a container transshipment facility. The anchorage is reduced in size approximately 0.8 miles.
Transportation Department -- Coast Guard Transition to Department of Homeland Security; Technical Amendments Reflecting Organizational Changes2003-Feb-2803-4763This rule makes technical changes to various parts of titles 33 (Navigation and Navigable Waters) and 46 (Shipping) of the Code of Federal Regulations. These revisions coincide with the scheduled March 1, 2003, transfer of the Coast Guard from the Department of Transportation to the newly created Department of Homeland Security. This rule, which revises existing regulations to reflect organizational changes, has no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Transportation Department -- Anchorage Regulation; Bolivar Roads, Galveston, TX2003-Jan-2803-1873The Coast Guard proposes to create a new anchorage area in Bolivar Roads near Galveston, Texas. The establishment of this new anchorage area would enhance navigational safety, support regional maritime security needs, and contribute to the free flow of commerce in the Houston/Galveston area.
Transportation Department -- Anchorage Regulation; Boothville Anchorage, Venice, LA2002-Nov-1202-28680The Coast Guard proposes to amend its regulation on Boothville Anchorage, located near mile 12.9, Lower Mississippi River, Venice, Louisiana. This amendment is necessary to accommodate the construction of Sea Point, a container transshipment facility. The anchorage would be reduced in size approximately 0.8 miles.
Transportation Department -- Anchorage Grounds; Frenchman Bay, Bar Harbor, ME2002-Nov-1202-28681The Coast Guard hereby establishes two anchorage areas in Frenchman Bay near Bar Harbor, Maine. This action is necessary to provide designated anchorage grounds on Frenchman Bay allowing safe and secure anchorage for an increasing number of large passenger vessels calling on the Port of Bar Harbor. This action is intended to increase safety for vessels through enhanced voyage planning and also by clearly indicating the location of anchorage grounds for ships proceeding along the Frenchman Bay Recommended Route for Deep Draft vessels.
Transportation Department -- Anchorages and Security Zones; Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai, HI2002-Oct-3002-27606The Coast Guard is establishing temporary security zones in designated waters adjacent to the islands of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai, HI for a period of 6 months. These security zones, which are similar to existing temporary security zones, and a related amendment to regulations for anchorage grounds in Mamala Bay, are necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and facilities from acts of sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature during operations and will extend from the surface of the water to the ocean floor. Entry into the zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Honolulu, HI.
Transportation Department -- Anchorage Grounds and Safety Zone; Delaware Bay and River2002-Oct-2302-26820The Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging parts of the Delaware River including Anchorage 7 off Marcus Hook. Because of the dredging operations, temporary additional requirements will be imposed in Anchorage 6 off Deepwater Point and Anchorage 9 near the entrance to Mantua Creek. Vessels desiring to use these anchorage grounds will need to observe these temporary requirements and no vessels will be permitted in the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port.
Transportation Department -- Anchorages and Security Zones; Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai, HI2002-Sep-0302-22340The Coast Guard proposes to extend the effective period of security zones in designated waters adjacent to the islands of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai, HI for a period of 6 months beyond their current October 19, 2002, expiration date. These security zones and a related amendment to regulations for anchorage grounds in Mamala Bay we also propose to extend are necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and facilities from acts of sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature during operations and will extend from the surface of the water to the ocean floor. Entry into the proposed zones would be prohibited unless authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Honolulu, HI.
Transportation Department -- Anchorage Grounds; Frenchman Bay, Bar Harbor, ME2002-Jul-0802-17003The Coast Guard proposes to establish two anchorage grounds in Frenchman Bay near Bar Harbor, Maine. This action is necessary to provide designated anchorage grounds on Frenchman Bay thereby facilitating safe and secure anchorages, and improved Captain of the Port & Harbormaster coordination and management of congested harbor areas for an increasing number of large passenger vessels calling on the Port of Bar Harbor. This action is intended to increase safety for vessels through enhanced voyage planning and also by clearly indicating the location of anchorage grounds for ships proceeding along the Frenchman Bay Recommended Route for Deep Draft vessels.
Transportation Department -- Navigation and Navigable Waters-Technical Amendments, Organizational Changes, Miscellaneous Editorial Changes and Conforming Amendments2002-Jun-1802-15229This rule makes editorial and technical changes throughout title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) to update the title before it is recodified on July 1, 2002. It updates organization names and addresses, and makes conforming amendments and technical corrections. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Transportation Department -- Safety Zone and Anchorage Regulations; Chicago Harbor, Chicago, IL2002-May-1602-12314The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone and suspending a portion of an anchorage area encompassed by the safety zone for the WXRT fireworks display in Chicago Harbor over Memorial Day weekend. The safety zone is necessary for the protection and safety of passengers and vessels during the fireworks display. The safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the Chicago Harbor, in particular, the Monroe Street Harbor area. During this event, vessels will be unable to enter or exit the Monroe Street Harbor.
Transportation Department -- Anchorages and Security Zones; Oahu, Maui, HI, and Kauai, HI2002-Apr-2902-10470The Coast Guard is establishing security zones in designated waters adjacent to the islands of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai, HI for a period of six months. These security zones are necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and facilities from acts of sabotage, terrorist acts, other subversive acts, or other causes of a similar nature and will extend from the surface of the water to the ocean floor. Entry into these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Honolulu, HI.
Transportation Department -- Anchorages and Security Zones; Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai, HI2002-Mar-2002-6733The Coast Guard proposes to establish security zones in designated waters adjacent to the islands of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai, HI for a period of six months. These security zones and a related amendment to regulations for anchorage grounds in Mamala Bay are necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and facilities from acts of sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature and will extend from the surface of the water to the ocean floor. This proposed rule is similar to a previous rule published January 31, 2002, creating security zones in these areas until April 19, 2002. Entry into the proposed zones would be prohibited unless authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Honolulu, HI.
Transportation Department -- Security Zone and Anchorage Regulations; Lake Michigan, Navy Pier, Chicago Harbor, Chicago, Illinois2001-Dec-2701-31844The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone and suspending an anchorage area encompassed by the security zone on the navigable waters of Lake Michigan around Chicago, Illinois. This security zone is necessary to protect the Navy Pier from possible sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or possible acts of terrorism. This zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of Lake Michigan.
Transportation Department -- Safety Zone and Anchorage Regulations; Chicago Harbor, Chicago, Illinois2001-Dec-2701-31843The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone and suspending a portion of an anchorage area encompassed by the safety zone for the City of Chicago's New Year Celebration. This rulemaking is necessary for the protection and safety of passengers and vessels during the fireworks display. This rulemaking is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of Lake Michigan in the area of the Chicago Harbor, in particular, the Monroe Street Harbor. During this event, vessels will be unable to enter or exit the Monroe Harbor.
Transportation Department -- Anchorage Grounds and Safety Zone; Delaware Bay and River2001-Oct-0301-24738The Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging parts of the Delaware River including the Marcus Hook Range Ship Channel. Because of the dredging operations, temporary additional requirements will be imposed in Anchorage 7 off Marcus Hook, Anchorage 6 off Deepwater Point, and Anchorage 9 near entrance to Mantua Creek. The Coast Guard is also establishing a temporary moving safety zone around the dredge vessel ESSEX that will be working in the Marcus Hook Range Ship Channel adjacent to Anchorage 7 off Marcus Hook. Vessels desiring to use these anchorage grounds will need to observe these temporary requirements and no vessels will be permitted in the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port.
Transportation Department -- Anchorages, Regulated Navigation Areas, Safety and Security Zones; Boston Marine Inspection Zone and Captain of the Port Zone2001-Sep-2701-24236The Coast Guard is establishing three temporary Regulated Navigation Areas (RNAs) and one temporary Anchorage Ground for certain vessels over 300 gross tons operating within the Boston Marine Inspection Zone and Captain of the Port Zone. This action is necessary to ensure public safety and prevent sabotage or terrorist acts. The rule will regulate the circumstances under which certain vessels may enter, transit or operate within Boston Harbor, Salem Harbor and Weymouth Fore River Channel and establish a temporary Massachusetts Bay Anchorage Ground for certain vessels awaiting the Captain of the Port's permission to enter the Regulated Navigation Areas. This rule also establishes five safety and security zones excluding all vessels from waterfront facilities and other areas within the Captain of the Port Zone at high risk from sabotage and terrorist acts.
Transportation Department -- Anchorage Regulation; San Francisco Bay, CA2001-Jun-2601-15996The Coast Guard is revising the anchorage boundaries for Anchorages 8, 9, and 24, and specifying procedures for vessels intending to be in a ``dead ship'' status in the San Francisco Bay Anchorage Grounds. The regulations concerning use of the anchorage by vessels, and the activities permitted in the anchorage areas are not affected by the change in shape and size of these anchorages.
Transportation Department -- Sail Detroit and Tall Ship Celebration 2001, Detroit and Saginaw Rivers, MI2001-Jun-1901-15385The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones and anchorage areas during the Sail Detroit tall ship visit and harbor celebration in the Detroit River, Detroit, Michigan, to be held July 18-24, 2001 and the Tall Ship Celebration 2001 to be held July 26-30, 2001 in the Saginaw River, Bay City, Michigan. These zones are necessary to promote the safe navigation of vessels and the safety of life and property during the periods of heavy vessel traffic expected during these events. These zones are intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the Detroit River and restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Saginaw River.
Transportation Department -- Sail Detroit and Tall Ship Celebration, 2001, Detroit and Saginaw Rivers, MI2001-Apr-0901-8444The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary safety zones and anchorage areas during the Sail Detroit tall ship visit and harbor celebration in the Detroit River, Detroit, Michigan, to be held July 18-24, 2001. The Coast Guard also proposes to establish temporary safety zones and drawbridge operating regulations during the Tall Ship Celebration: 2001 to be held July 26-30, 2001 in the Saginaw River, Bay City, Michigan. These regulations are necessary to promote the safe navigation of vessels and the safety of life and property during the periods of heavy vessel traffic expected during these events.
Transportation Department -- Anchorage Regulation; San Francisco Bay, California2001-Feb-2801-4885The Coast Guard proposes to revise the anchorage boundaries for Anchorages 8, 9, and 24, and to specify procedures for vessels intending to be in a ``dead ship'' status in the San Francisco Bay Anchorage Grounds. The regulations concerning use of the anchorage by vessels, and the activities permitted in the anchorage areas are not affected by the change in shape and size of these anchorages.
Transportation Department -- Shipping Safety Fairways and Anchorage Areas, Gulf of Mexico2000-Dec-2800-33078The Coast Guard is creating a new anchorage area on the eastern side of the Sabine Pass Safety Fairway, opposite the Sabine Bank Offshore (North) Anchorage area in the Gulf of Mexico south of Sabine Pass. This will help alleviate the need for in-bound deep draft vessels to cross the Sabine Pass Safety Fairway and navigate around a charted shallow area just to the southeast of the North anchorage. This rule allows deep draft vessels to enter and depart Sabine Bank anchorages on a safer, lower risk course.
Transportation Department -- Safety Zone and Anchorage Regulations; Delaware Bay and River2000-Oct-1800-26768The Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging parts of the Delaware River including the Marcus Hook Range Ship Channel. Because of the dredging operations, temporary additional requirements will be imposed in Marcus Hook Anchorage (Anchorage 7), the Deepwater Point Anchorage (Anchorage 6), and the Mantua Creek Anchorage (Anchorage 9). The Coast Guard is also establishing a temporary moving safety zone around the dredge vessel Essex that will be working in the Marcus Hook Range Ship Channel adjacent to Anchorage 7.
Transportation Department -- Temporary Regulations: OPSAIL MAINE 2000, Portland, ME2000-Jun-3000-16625The Coast Guard is establishing temporary regulations, including a regulated area, safety zone and anchorage grounds during OPSAIL MAINE 2000 events to be held between July 28 and 30, 2000 in the port of Portland, Maine. These regulations are necessary to promote the safe navigation of vessels, and the safety of life and property during the heavy volume of vessel traffic expected during this event.
Transportation Department -- Anchorage Regulation; Sabine Pass, TX, Gulf of Mexico2000-Jun-2100-15514The Coast Guard proposes to create a new anchorage area on the eastern side of the Sabine Pass Safety Fairway, opposite the Sabine Bank Offshore (North) Anchorage area in the Gulf of Mexico south of Sabine Pass. This will help alleviate the need for in-bound deep draft vessels to cross the Sabine Pass Safety Fairway and navigate around a charted shallow area just to the southeast of the North anchorage. This proposal will allow deep draft vessels to enter and depart Sabine Bank anchorages on a safer, lower risk course.
Transportation Department -- Temporary Regulations: Sail Boston 2000, Port of Boston, MA.2000-Jun-1900-15321The Coast Guard is establishing temporary regulations, including regulated areas, safety and security zones, and spectator anchorages before, during, and after Sail Boston 2000 events in the Port of Boston, Massachusetts, between July 10-16, 2000. These regulations are necessary to promote the safe navigation of vessels and the safety of life and property during the heavy volume of vessel traffic expected during the events.
Transportation Department -- Temporary Regulations: OPSAIL 2000/International Naval Review 2000 (INR 2000), Port of New York/New Jersey2000-May-2500-12641The Coast Guard is establishing temporary regulations in New York Harbor, Sandy Hook Bay, the Hudson and East Rivers, and the Kill Van Kull for OPSAIL 2000/INR 2000 activities. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during OPSAIL 2000/INR 2000. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of New York Harbor, Sandy Hook Bay, the Hudson and East Rivers, and the Kill Van Kull.
Transportation Department -- OPSAIL 2000, Port of Baltimore, MD2000-May-2300-12877The Coast Guard is establishing temporary regulations in the Port of Baltimore, Maryland for OPSAIL 2000 activities. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during, and after OPSAIL 2000 events. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Inner Harbor, the Northwest Harbor, the Patapsco River, and the Chesapeake Bay.
Transportation Department -- OPSAIL 2000, Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA2000-May-2200-12746The Coast Guard is establishing temporary regulations in the Delaware River, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for OPSAIL 2000 activities. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during, and after OPSAIL 2000 events. This action will restrict vessel traffic in the Delaware River between Anchorage 9 (Mantua Creek anchorage) and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
Transportation Department -- Tall Ships Delaware, Delaware River, Wilmington, DE2000-May-1600-12283The Coast Guard is establishing temporary regulations in the Delaware River, Wilmington, Delaware, for Tall Ships Delaware activities. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during, and after Tall Ships Delaware events. This action will restrict vessel traffic in the Delaware River between the mouth of the Christina River and New Castle, Delaware.
Transportation Department -- OPSAIL 2000, Port of Hampton Roads, VA2000-May-1600-12149The Coast Guard is establishing temporary regulations in the Port of Hampton Roads, Virginia and adjacent areas on the James and Elizabeth Rivers for OPSAIL 2000 activities. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during, and after OPSAIL 2000 events. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads, and the James and Elizabeth Rivers.
Transportation Department -- OPSAIL 2000, Port of San Juan, PR2000-May-1600-12274The Coast Guard is establishing temporary regulations in the Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico for OPSAIL 2000 activities from 17 May through 29 May 2000. The Coast Guard is establishing temporary limited access areas and Special Local Regulations to control vessel traffic within the Port of San Juan during this event. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during OPSAIL 2000. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Port of San Juan during specific time periods.
Transportation Department -- Anchorage Regulation; San Francisco Bay, CA2000-Apr-1400-9219The Coast Guard is amending the regulations for the special anchorage area in Richardson Bay, adjacent to San Francisco Bay, California by modifying the explanatory note accompanying the designation of the special anchorage. This explanatory information is provided at the request of local authorities and is intended to facilitate safe navigation by calling mariners' attention to local regulations governing the anchorage area.
Transportation Department -- Tall Ships Delaware, Delaware River, Wilmington, DE2000-Apr-0700-8661The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary regulations in the Delaware River, Wilmington, Delaware, for Tall Ships Delaware activities. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during, and after Tall Ships Delaware events. This action will restrict vessel traffic in the Delaware River between the mouth of the Christina River and New Castle, Delaware.
Transportation Department -- OPSAIL 2000, Port of San Juan, PR2000-Mar-2900-7646The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary regulations in the Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico for OPSAIL 2000 activities from May 19 through May 29, 2000. The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary limited access areas and Special Local Regulations to control vessel traffic within the Port of San Juan during this event. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during OPSAIL 2000. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Port of San Juan during specific time periods.
Transportation Department -- OPSAIL 2000, Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA2000-Mar-2800-7467The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary regulations in the Delaware River, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for OPSAIL 2000 activities. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during, and after OPSAIL 2000 events. This action will restrict vessel traffic in the Delaware River between Anchorage 9 (Mantua Creek anchorage) and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
Transportation Department -- OPSAIL 2000, Port of Baltimore, MD2000-Mar-2800-7466The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary regulations in the Port of Baltimore, Maryland for OPSAIL 2000 activities. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during, and after OPSAIL 2000 events. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Inner Harbor, the Northwest Harbor, the Patapsco River, and the Chesapeake Bay.
Transportation Department -- Temporary Regulations: Opsail Maine 2000, Portland, ME2000-Mar-1700-6686The Coast Guard proposes to establish a regulated area, safety zone and anchorage grounds during OPSAIL MAINE 2000 events to be held between July 28 and 31, 2000 in the port of Portland, Maine. These regulations are necessary to promote the safe navigation of vessels, and the safety of life and property during the heavy volume of vessel traffic expected during this event.
Transportation Department -- Temporary Regulations: SAIL BOSTON 2000, Port of Boston, MA2000-Mar-1500-6249The Coast Guard proposes to establish several temporary regulated areas, safety and security zones, and spectator anchorages before, during, and after Sail Boston 2000 events in the Port of Boston, Massachusetts, to be held between July 10-16, 2000. These regulations are necessary to promote the safe navigation of vessels and the safety of life and property during the heavy volume of vessel traffic expected during this event.
Transportation Department -- OPSAIL 2000, Port of Hampton Roads, VA2000-Feb-2900-4375The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary regulations in the Port of Hampton Roads, Virginia for OPSAIL 2000 activities. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during, and after OPSAIL 2000 events. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads, and the James and Elizabeth Rivers.
Transportation Department -- Anchorage Regulation; Los Angeles-Long Beach Harbors, CA2000-Feb-2900-4745The Coast Guard is revising the anchorage ground regulations for Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors. The regulations have been reorganized to improve readability and to update references to other sections of the Code of Federal Regulations. Additionally, construction activity in the port complex has resulted in the creation of landfills in some areas previously designated as anchorages. This proposal eliminates or reconfigures these anchorages to conform to changes in the geography of the harbors. Finally, the Coast Guard is imposing additional notification and operating requirements on some vessels in order to ensure the safety of the port complex.
Transportation Department -- Temporary Regulations: OPSAIL 2000/International Naval Review 2000 (INR 2000), Port of New York/New Jersey2000-Feb-0700-2245The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary regulations in New York Harbor, Sandy Hook Bay, the Hudson and East Rivers, and the Kill Van Kull for OPSAIL 2000/INR 2000 activities. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during OPSAIL 2000/INR 2000. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of New York Harbor, Sandy Hook Bay, the Hudson and East Rivers, and the Kill Van Kull.
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