Boston, Massachusetts - LNG Carrier Transit


TITLE 33--NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

CHAPTER I--COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED)

PART 165--REGULATED NAVIGATION AREAS AND LIMITED ACCESS AREAS--Table of Contents

Subpart F--Specific Regulated Navigation Areas and Limited Access Areas

Sec. 165.110 Boston Harbor, Boston, Massachusetts.

(a) The following areas are established as safety zones during the specified conditions:
(1) The waters bounded by the limits of the Boston Main Ship Channel and extending two miles ahead and one mile astern of a loaded Liquified Natural Gas Tank vessel while the vessel transits the Boston North Channel and Boston Harbor. The safety Zone remains in effect until the LNG vessel is alongside the DISTRIGAS waterfront facility in the Mystic River. Lat. 42 deg.23.3' N., Long. 71 deg.03.7' W.

(2) The waters and land area within 150' of a Liquified Natural Gas Tank vessel when the vessel is alongside the DISTRIGAS waterfront
facility, Everett, MA. Lat. 42 deg.23.3' N., Long. 71 deg.03.7' W. This Safety Zone remains in effect while the LNG vessel remains in a loaded condition or is transferring liquified natural gas.
(b) The general regulations governing safety zones as contained in 33 CFR 165.20 apply.

[CGD1-83-4R, 49 FR 19819, May 10, 1984]