Coast Guard establishes security zone at Pier 36, Elliot Bay, Seattle

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard is establishing a security zone at U.S. Coast Guard Base Support Unit Seattle, Pier 36, Elliot Bay, here.

This permanent security zone is being established to protect military and visiting foreign vessels, waterfront facilities, and the maritime public from destruction, loss, or injury from sabotage, subversive acts, or other malicious acts of a similar nature.

Entry into or movement within this security zone is prohibited without the permission of the Captain of the Port or a Designated Representative.

The coordinates of the security zone are: all waters east of a line from 47? 35.450’N 122? 20.585’W to 47? 35.409’N 122? 20.585’W at Pier 36.

In accordance with the general regulations in 33 CFR Part 165, Subpart D, no vessel may enter, transit, moor, or anchor within this security zone located at Pier 36, Elliot Bay, WA, except for vessels authorized by the Captain of the Port or Designated Representative.  To request authorization to operate within this security zone, contact United States Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound Joint Harbor Operations Center at 206-217-6001.

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To submit material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, at (202) 366-9826.

For questions concerning this rule, contact Lt. j.g. Ashley M. Wanzer at (206) 217-6175.

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