[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 93 (Friday, May 13, 2022)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 29228]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-10412]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

[Docket No. USCG-2022-0377]


Safety Zone; Military Ocean Terminal Concord Safety Zone, Suisun 
Bay, Military Ocean Terminal Concord, CA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notification of enforcement of regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone in the navigable 
waters of Suisun Bay, off Concord, CA, in support of explosive on-
loading to Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO) from May 12, 2022 
through May 16, 2022. This safety zone is necessary to protect 
personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential explosion 
within the explosive arc. The safety zone is open to all persons and 
vessels for transitory use, but vessel operators desiring to anchor or 
otherwise loiter within the safety zone must obtain the permission of 
the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative. 
All persons and vessels operating within the safety zone must comply 
with all directions given to them by the Captain of the Port San 
Francisco or a designated representative.

DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1198 will be enforced from 12:01 
a.m. on May 12, 2022 until 11:59 p.m. on May 16, 2022.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this 
notification of enforcement, call or email Lieutenant Junior Grade 
William Harris, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, Waterways Management 
Division, 415-399-7443, [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone 
in 33 CFR 165.1198 for the Military Ocean Terminal Concord, CA (MOTCO) 
regulated area from 12:01 a.m. on May 12, 2022 until 11:59 p.m. on May 
16, 2022, or as announced via marine local broadcasts. This safety zone 
is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment 
from potential explosion within the explosive arc. The regulation for 
this safety zone, Sec.  165.1198, specifies the location of the safety 
zone which encompasses the navigable waters in the area between 500 
yards of MOTCO Pier 2 in position 38[deg]03'30'' N, 122[deg]01'14'' W 
and 3,000 yards of the pier. During the enforcement periods, as 
reflected in Sec.  165.1198(d), if you are the operator of a vessel in 
the regulated area you must comply with the instructions of the COTP or 
the designated on-scene patrol personnel. Vessel operators desiring to 
anchor or otherwise loiter within the safety zone must contact Sector 
San Francisco Vessel Traffic Service at 415-556-2760 or VHF Channel 14 
to obtain permission.
    In addition to this notification of enforcement in the Federal 
Register, the Coast Guard plans to provide notification of this 
enforcement period via marine information broadcasts.

    Dated: May 6, 2022.
Taylor Q. Lam,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port San Francisco.
[FR Doc. 2022-10412 Filed 5-11-22; 11:15 am]
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