USCG establishes safety zone at Pier 66, Elliott Bay, for Fleet Week Parade of Ships

by Tim Flanagan on May 26, 2011

This unsigned story appears in the Kitsap Sun:

PORT ORCHARD — The passenger-only ferry Admiral Pete will be running between Bremerton and Port Orchard on Sunday and Monday.

Kitsap Transit suspended Sunday and holiday service in 2009 because of budget constraints, information pills but the Port of Bremerton and cities of Bremerton and Port Orchard contracted with Kitsap Harbor Tours to run it Sunday and Monday on Memorial Day, approved the Fourth of July and Labor Day and the first Sunday in August for The Cruz car show. They’re also trying to work out service for the other summer Sundays.

The ferry will run from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, enabling people to travel between Kitsap Harbor Festival events on the Bremerton and Port Orchard waterfronts. The fare is $2 each way.

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SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is conducting a Waterways Analysis and Management System (WAMS) review of San Juan Islands, viagra 100mg
Rosario Strait, check and Grays Harbor.

The Coast Guard uses WAMS to validate the adequacy of the existing aids to navigation (ATON) system, as well as to get a better understanding of the uses of each waterway and general safety issues.  WAMS focuses on the waterway’s present ATON system, marine casualty information, port/harbor resources, changes in marine vessel usage (both recreational and commercial) and future development projects.

The comment deadline will be June 20th, 2011.  To participate in a user survey contact:

United States Coast Guard Thirteenth District (dpw)
915 Second Ave.
Seattle, WA 98174-1067
Attn: LTJG Daniel Park

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard has published the Final Rule establishing a safety zone at Pier 66, malady Elliott Bay, stuff
Wash. (76 FR 100).

The Final Rule is the last action to establish a permanent safety zone extending 100 yards from Pier 66, pills Elliott Bay, Wash., to ensure adequate safety during the parade of ships and aerial demonstration for the Fleet Week parade of ships which occurs in conjunction with SeaFair in early August.

In February of 2010, the Coast Guard published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking which received 72 comments. In response to those comments changes were made to clarify the enforcement dates, times, and position of the safety zone and published in a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPRM) on November 24, 2010. 110 comments were received in response to the SNPRM and are addressed in the Final Rule preamble. No changes were made to the safety zone since the SNPRM.

CLICK HERE for the full text of the final rule. The final rule can also be found on the May 24, 2011, submission to the Federal Register at under docket no. USCG-2010-0062.

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