83 FR 154 pg. 39361 - Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone—Milwaukee Open Water Swim
Type: RULEVolume: 83Number: 154Page: 39361Page: 39361
Docket number: [Docket No. USCG-2018-0693]
FR document: [FR Doc. 2018-17075 Filed 8-8-18; 8:45 am]
Agency: Homeland Security Department
Sub Agency: Coast Guard
Official PDF Version: PDF Version
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
33 CFR Part 165
[Docket No. USCG-2018-0693]
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Milwaukee Open Water Swim
Coast Guard, DHS.
Notice of enforcement of regulation.
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on the Milwaukee River, between the I-794 overpass to where the Milwaukee River and Kinnickinnic River meet in Milwaukee, WI for the Milwaukee Open Water Swim on August 11, 2018 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the event. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign. During the enforcement period, vessels and persons are prohibited from transiting through, mooring, or anchoring within this safety zone without approval from the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or his or her designated representative.
The regulations in 33 CFR 165.929(f)(18) will be enforced from 6 a.m. through 10 a.m. on August 11, 2018.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, call or email marine event coordinator MSTC Kaleena Carpino, Prevention Department, Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, Milwaukee, WI; telephone (414) 747-7148, email D09-SMB-SECLakeMichgan-WWM@uscg.mil.
The Coast Guard will enforce the Safety Zone; Milwaukee Open Water Swim listed as (f)(18) in Table 165.929 of 33 CFR 165.929 on August 11, 2018 from 6 a.m. through 10 a.m. This action is being taken to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways of the Milwaukee River in Milwaukee, WI. This safety zone will encompass all waters of the Milwaukee River from the I-794 overpass to where the Milwaukee River and Kinnickinnic River meet (NAD 83).
Pursuant to 33 CFR 165.929, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone during an enforcement period is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan, or his or her designated on-scene representative. Those seeking permission to enter the safety zone may request permission from the Captain of Port Lake Michigan via Channel 16, VHF-FM. Vessels and persons granted permission to enter the safety zone shall obey the directions of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or his or her designated representative. While within a safety zone, all vessels shall operate at the minimum speed necessary to maintain a safe course.
This notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.929, Safety Zones; Annual events requiring safety zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan zone, and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register , the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advance notification of this enforcement period via Broadcast Notice to Mariners and Local Notice to Mariners. The Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or his or her designated on-scene representative may be contacted via VHF Channel 16 or at (414) 747-7182.
Dated: July 24, 2018.
Thomas J. Stuhlreyer,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
[FR Doc. 2018-17075 Filed 8-8-18; 8:45 am]
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