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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter NPart 147 → §147.847

Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters

§147.847   Safety Zone; BW PIONEER Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading System Safety Zone.

(a) Description. The BW PIONEER, a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) system, is in the deepwater area of the Gulf of Mexico at Walker Ridge 249. The FPSO can swing in a 360 degree arc around the center point of the turret buoy's swing circle at 26°4146.25 N and 090°3030.16 W. The area within 500 meters (1640.4 feet) around the stern of the FPSO when it is moored to the turret buoy is a safety zone. If the FPSO detaches from the turret buoy, the area within 500 meters around the center point at 26°4146.25 N and 090°3030.16 W is a safety zone.

(b) Regulation. No vessel may enter or remain in this safety zone except the following:

(1) An attending vessel;

(2) A vessel under 100 feet in length overall not engaged in towing; or

(3) A vessel authorized by the Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District.

[USCG-2009-0571, 75 FR 19882, Apr. 16, 2010]

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