Safety Zone; Fireworks Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone

SUMMARY

The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones in the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified dates and times. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).

 
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Federal Register, Volume 78 Issue 179 (Monday, September 16, 2013)

Federal Register Volume 78, Number 179 (Monday, September 16, 2013)

Rules and Regulations

Pages 56833-56834

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office www.gpo.gov

FR Doc No: 2013-22413

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

Docket No. USCG-2013-0773

Safety Zone; Fireworks Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones in the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified dates and times. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).

DATES: The regulation for the safety zones described in 33 CFR 165.160 will be enforced on the dates and times listed in the table below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice, call or email Lieutenant Junior Grade Kristopher Kesting, Coast Guard Sector New York; telephone 718-354-4154, email Kristopher.R.Kesting@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones listed in 33 CFR 165.160 on the specified dates and times as indicated in Table 1 below. This regulation was published in the Federal Register on November 9, 2011 (76 FR 69614).

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Table 1

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  1. A DMC Network Company, Briggs Launch site: A barge

    Fireworks, Ellis Island Safety located between Federal Anchorages

    Zone, 33 CFR 165.160(2.2). 20-A and 20-B, in approximate

    position 40deg41'45'' N,

    074deg02'09'' W (NAD 1983), about

    365 yards east of Ellis Island.

    This Safety Zone is a 360-yard

    radius from the barge.

    Date: September 9, 2013

    (Rain Date: September 10, 2013).

    Time: 9:15 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

  2. Mullen Wedding Fireworks, Pier Launch site: A barge

    90, Hudson River Safety Zone, 33 located in approximate position

    CFR 165.160(5.4). 40deg46'11.8'' N,

    074deg00'14.8'' W (NAD 1983),

    approximately 375 yards west of

    Pier 90, Manhattan, New York. This

    Safety Zone is a 360-yard radius

    from the barge.

    Date: September 9, 2013.

    Time: 9:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

  3. Waterside Plaza's 40th Launch site: A barge launch

    Anniversary Fireworks, Newtown located in approximate position

    Creek, East River Safety Zone, 33 40deg44'24'' N, 073deg58'00'' W

    CFR 165.160(4.2). (NAD 1983), approximately 785 yards

    south of Belmont Island. This

    Safety zone is a 360-yard.

    Date: September 12, 2013.

    Time: 8:15 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

  4. Wolfe's Pond Fireworks, South Launch site: A barge

    Beach, Staten Island Safety Zone, located in approximate position

    33 CFR 165.160(2.4). 40deg35'11'' N, 074deg03'42'' W

    (NAD 1983), about 350 yards east of

    South Beach, Staten Island. This

    Safety Zone is a 360-yard radius

    from the barge.

    Date: September 14, 2013

    (Rain Date: September 15, 2013).

    Time: 8:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

  5. Circle Line Sightseeing Yachts Launch site: A barge launch

    NYE Fireworks, Liberty Island located in approximate position

    Safety Zone, 33 CFR 165.160(2.1). 40deg41'16.5'' N, 074deg02'23''

    W (NAD 1983), located in Federal

    Anchorage 20-C, about 360 yards

    east of Liberty Island. This Safety

    zone is a 360-yard radius from the

    barge.

    Date: December 31, 2013-

    January 1, 2014.

    Time: 11:30 p.m.-12:40 a.m.

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    Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.160, a vessel may not enter the regulated area unless given express permission from the COTP or the designated representative. Spectator vessels may transit outside the regulated area but may not anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of other vessels. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation.

    This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.160(a) and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide mariners with advanced notification of enforcement periods via the Local Notice to Mariners and marine information broadcasts. If the COTP determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice, a Broadcast Notice to Mariners may be used to grant general permission to enter the regulated area.

    Dated: August 22, 2013.

    G. Loebl,

    Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port New York.

    FR Doc. 2013-22413 Filed 9-13-13; 8:45 am

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