(a) Location. The following area is a safety zone: All navigable waters within 100 yards of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Railroad Bridge, at mile 0.7, across the Annisquam River, Gloucester, Massachusetts.
(b) Enforcement period. This section is enforceable from 12:01 a.m. on December 1, 2019, to 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2023.
(c) Definitions. As used in this section:
(1) Designated representative means any Coast Guard commissioned, warrant, petty officer, or any Federal, state, or local law enforcement officer who has been designated by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Boston, to act on his or her behalf. The designated representative may be on an official patrol vessel or may be on shore and will communicate with vessels via VHF-FM radio or loudhailer. In addition, members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary may be present to inform vessel operators of this section.
(2) Official patrol vessels means any Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, state, or local law enforcement vessels assigned or approved by the COTP Boston to enforce this section.
(1) No person or vessel may enter or remain in this safety zone without the permission of the COTP Boston or the COTP's designated representatives. However, any person or vessel permitted to enter the safety zone must comply with the directions and orders of the COTP Boston or the COTP's designated representatives.
(2) To obtain permission required by this section, individuals may reach the COTP Boston or a COTP-designated representative via Channel 16 (VHF-FM) or 617-223-5757 (Sector Boston Command Center).
(e) Penalties. Those who violate this section are subject to the penalties set forth in 33 U.S.C. 1232.