33 CFR 147.1 - Purpose of safety zones.

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§ 147.1 Purpose of safety zones.
Safety zones may be established around OCS facilities being constructed, maintained, or operated on the Outer Continental Shelf to promote the safety of life and property on the facilities, their appurtenances and attending vessels, and on the adjacent waters within the safety zones. Regulations adopted for safety zones may extend to the prevention or control of specific activities and access by vessels or persons, and include measures to protect the living resources of the sea from harmful agents. The regulations do not encompass the operating equipment or procedures used in the drilling for and production of oil, gas, or other minerals, or the transportation of oil, gas, or other minerals by pipeline except as they relate to the safety of life and property on OCS facilities and on the waters adjacent to OCS facilities or to the protection of the living resources of the sea within a safety zone from harmful agents.

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  • 2014-02-05; vol. 79 # 24 - Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    1. 79 FR 6817 - Safety Zone; Olympus Tension Leg Platform
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective March 7, 2014.
      33 CFR Part 147

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U.S. Code: Title 14 - COAST GUARD
U.S. Code: Title 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

Title 33 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR 147 after this date.

  • 2014-04-14; vol. 79 # 71 - Monday, April 14, 2014
    1. 79 FR 20844 - Training of Personnel and Manning on Mobile Offshore Units and Offshore Supply Vessels Engaged in U.S. Outer Continental Shelf Activities
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Advance notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Comments and related material must either be submitted to our online docket via http://www.regulations.gov on or before July 14, 2014 or reach the Docket Management Facility by that date.
      33 CFR Parts 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, and 147