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Title 33 Part 166

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Title 33 Part 166

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Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters


PART 166—SHIPPING SAFETY FAIRWAYS


Contents

Subpart A—General

§166.100   Purpose.

The purpose of these regulations is to establish and designate shipping safety fairways and fairway anchorages to provide unobstructed approaches for vessels using U.S. ports.

[CGD 81-80a, 48 FR 30110, June 30, 1983]

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§166.103   Geographic coordinates.

Geographic coordinates expressed in terms of latitude or longitude, or both, are not intended for plotting on maps or charts whose referenced horizontal datum is the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD 83), unless such geographic coordinates are expressly labeled NAD 83. Geographic coordinates without the NAD 83 reference may be plotted on maps or charts referenced to NAD 83 only after application of the appropriate corrections that are published on the particular map or chart being used.

[CGD 86-082, 52 FR 33811, Sept. 8, 1987]

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§166.105   Definitions.

(a) Shipping safety fairway or fairway means a lane or corridor in which no artificial island or fixed structure, whether temporary or permanent, will be permitted. Temporary underwater obstacles may be permitted under certain conditions described for specific areas in Subpart B. Aids to navigation approved by the U.S. Coast Guard may be established in a fairway.

(b) Fairway anchorage means an anchorage area contiguous to and associated with a fairway, in which fixed structures may be permitted within certain spacing limitations, as described for specific areas in Subpart B.

[CGD 81-80a, 48 FR 30110, June 30, 1983]

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§166.110   Modification of areas.

Fairways and fairway anchorages are subject to modification in accordance with 33 U.S.C. 1223(c); 92 Stat. 1473.

[CGD 81-80a, 48 FR 30110, June 30, 1983]

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Subpart B—Designations of Fairways and Fairway Anchorages

§166.200   Shipping safety fairways and anchorage areas, Gulf of Mexico.

(a) Purpose. Fairways and anchorage areas as described in this section are established to control the erection of structures therein to provide safe approaches through oil fields in the Gulf of Mexico to entrances to the major ports along the Gulf Coast.

(b) Special Conditions for Fairways in the Gulf of Mexico. Temporary anchors and attendant cables or chains attached to floating or semisubmersible drilling rigs outside a fairway may be placed within a fairway described in this section for the Gulf of Mexico, provided the following conditions are met:

(1) Anchors installed within fairways to stablize semisubmersible drilling rigs shall be allowed to remain 120 days. This period may be extended by the Army Corps of Engineers, as provided by §209.135(b).

(2) Drilling rigs must be outside of any fairway boundary to whatever distance is necessary to ensure that the minimum depth of water over an anchor line within a fairway is 125 feet.

(3) No anchor buoys or floats or related rigging will be allowed on the surface of the water or to a depth of at least 125 feet from the surface, within a fairway.

(4) Aids to Navigation or danger markings must be installed as required by 33 CFR Subchapter C.

(c) Special Conditions for Fairway Anchorages in the Gulf of Mexico. Structures may be placed within an area designated as a fairway anchorage, but the number of structures will be limited by spacing as follows:

(1) The center of a structure to be erected shall not be less than two (2) nautical miles from the center of any existing structure.

(2) In a drilling or production complex, associated structures connected by walkways shall be considered one structure for purposes of spacing, and shall be as close together as practicable having due consideration for the safety factors involved.

(3) A vessel fixed in place by moorings and used in conjunction with the associated structures of a drilling or production complex, shall be considered an attendant vessel and the extent of the complex shall include the vessel and its moorings.

(4) When a drilling or production complex extends more than five hundred (500) yards from the center, a new structure shall not be erected closer than two (2) nautical miles from the outer limit of the complex.

(5) An underwater completion installation in an anchorage area shall be considered a structure and shall be marked with a lighted buoy approved by the United States Coast Guard under §66.01.

(d) Designated Areas—(1) Brazos Santiago Pass Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
26°032797°0836
26°025797°0711
26°020696°5724
25°585496°1900

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
26°042797°0836
26°045897°0707
26°041296°5930
26°040096°5724
26°005496°1900

(2) Brazos Santiago Pass Anchorage Areas. The areas enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
26°025797°0711
26°020696°5724
25°585496°5724
25°585497°0718
26°025797°0711

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
26°045897°0707
26°090097°0700
26°090096°5930
26°041296°5930
26°045897°0707

(3) Port Mansfield Safety Fairway. The area between a rhumb line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
26°333997°1604
26°334397°1438

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
26°340497°1605
26°344097°1547
26°344397°1440

(4) Aransas Pass Safety Fairway. The area between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°492197°0208
27°481197°0106
27°462696°5740
27°451496°5526
27°440996°5325
27°424796°5139
27°392496°4826
27°215996°1142

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°501597°0132
27°495496°5956
27°452296°5119
27°443596°4831
27°434996°4547
27°351796°2746
27°333396°2406
27°255396°0756

separated by areas enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°411096°4723
27°345096°3401
27°345996°3156
27°420396°4651
27°411096°4723

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°330696°3021
27°233396°1012
27°241996°0926
27°331596°2816
27°330696°3021

(5) Aransas Pass Anchorage Areas. The areas enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°495496°5956
27°452296°5119
27°514696°4012
27°533696°5630
27°495496°5956

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°451496°5526
27°430096°5527
27°440996°5325
27°451496°5526

(6) Matagorda Entrance Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°245096°1938
28°221696°1740
28°144896°0942
28°112496°0606
28°100696°0442
27°380295°4939

with rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°253196°1848
28°233896°1600
28°161296°0806
28°123096°0412
28°111396°0246
27°381295°4719

(7) Matagorda Entrance Anchorage Areas. The areas enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°221696°1740
28°144896°0942
28°124296°1212
28°201296°2012
28°221696°1740

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°233896°1600
28°253696°1336
28°181296°0536
28°161296°0806
28°233896°1600

(8) Freeport Harbor Safety Fairway. The area between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°551995°1746
28°525895°1606
28°445295°0743
28°433295°0618
28°044894°2612

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°555995°1655
28°540595°1410
28°455895°548
28°443995°0422
28°074694°2612

(9) Freeport Harbor Anchorage Areas. The areas enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°525895°1606
28°445295°0743
28°422495°1200
28°513095°1842
28°525895°1606

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°540595°1410
28°565495°0918
28°474295°0242
28°455895°0548
28°540595°1410

(10) Galveston Entrance Safety Fairways. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°440394°2612
28°044894°2612
28°074694°2612
29°062494°2612
29°074294°2748
29°181094°3916
29°193994°4133
29°204494°4044
29°192394°3708
29°103094°2254
29°101794°2230
29°090694°2036
28°171792°5759

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°441394°2357
29°062494°2355
29°074194°2223
28°115792°5325

(11) Galveston Entrance Anchorage Areas. The areas enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°181094°3916
29°080494°2812
29°031394°3648
29°144894°4512
29°181094°3916

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°192394°3708
29°221894°3200
29°142394°2553
29°132494°2733
29°192394°3708

(12) Sabine Pass Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°382593°5002
29°351993°4910
29°330093°4626
29°320393°4644
29°303993°4341
29°283093°4109
29°072893°4108
28°171792°5759
28°115792°5325
27°515892°3620

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°384893°4859
29°373293°4802
29°362893°4714
29°325293°4300
29°311393°4104
29°292093°3851
29°080893°3852
28°390293°1339
28°361593°1115
27°520992°3340

(13) Sabine Pass Anchorage Areas—(i) Sabine Pass Inshore Anchorage Area. The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°373293°4802
29°373293°2125
29°325293°4300
29°362893°4714

(ii) Sabine Bank Offshore (North) Anchorage Area. The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°260693°4300
29°260693°4108
29°240693°4108
29°240693°4300

(iii) Sabine Bank Offshore (South) Anchorage Area. The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°165593°4300
29°165593°4108
29°142993°4108
29°142993°4300

(iv) Sabine Bank Offshore (East) Anchorage Area. The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°260693°3852
29°260693°3700
29°240693°3700
29°240693°3852

(14) Coastwise Safety Fairways—(i) Brazos Santiago Pass to Aransas Pass. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
26°041296°5930
26°090096°5930
27°462696°5740

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
25°585496°5724
26°020696°5724
26°040096°5724
27°403696°5530
27°430096°5527
27°451496°5526

(ii) Aransas Pass to Calcasieu Pass. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°430096°5527
27°440996°5325
27°452296°5119
27°514696°4012
28°112496°0606
28°123096°0412
28°422495°1200
28°445295°0743
28°455895°0548
28°474295°0242
29°074294°2748
29°101794°2230
29°293093°5824
29°320393°4644
29°330093°4626
29°325293°4300
29°373293°2125

with rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°403696°5530
27°424796°5139
27°443596°4831
28°100696°0442
28°111396°0246
28°433295°0618
28°443995°0422
29°062494°2612
29°062494°2355
29°074194°2223
29°090694°2036
29°274093°5718
29°303993°4341
29°311393°4104
29°335693°2835
29°325793°1700

(15) Calcasieu Pass Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°450093°2058
29°405693°2018
29°381893°2042
29°373293°2125
29°325793°1700
29°310893°1438
28°390293°1339

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°450593°2003
29°411293°1937
29°373093°1815
29°311693°1216
28°361593°1115

(16) Calcasieu Pass Anchorage Areas—(i) Calcasieu Pass North Anchorage Area. The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°411293°1937
29°411293°1228
29°311693°1216
29°373093°1815

(ii) Calcasieu Pass South Anchorage Area. The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°593093°1630
28°593093°1400
28°560093°1400
28°560093°1630

(17) Lower Mud Lake Safety Fairway. The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°432493°0018
29°420093°0018

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°433393°0048
29°420093°0048

(18) Freshwater Bayou Safety Fairway. The area between lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°315992°1845
29°311092°1854
29°311392°1914
29°274492°1953

and a line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°273492°1845
29°310392°1806
29°310692°1826
29°315592°1817

(19) Southwest Pass Safety Fairway. The area between lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°344892°0312
29°304892°0700
29°233092°0824

and lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°342492°0224
29°302492°0612
29°232492°0730

(20) Atchafalaya Pass Safety Fairway. The area between a line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°223691°2328
29°144291°3028

and a line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°140591°2934
29°215991°2234

(21) Bayou Grand Caillou Safety Fairway. The area between a line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°105990°5726
29°052490°5810
29°010891°0044

and a line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°004090°5943
29°050690°5703
29°094690°5627

(22) Cat Island Pass Safety Fairway. The area between lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°055790°3432
29°045690°3509
29°031490°3510
29°031490°3517
29°012490°3455

and lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°060090°3421
29°053190°3412
29°031390°3413
29°031390°3407
29°013490°3347

(23) Belle Pass Safety Fairway. The area between a line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°050690°1407
29°025090°1446

and a line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°025690°1348
29°050690°1310

(24) Barataria Pass Safety Fairway. The area between a line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°160089°5700
29°145489°5548

and a line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°163089°5606
29°151889°5500

(25) Grand Bayou Pass Safety Fairway. The areas between a line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°173689°4136
29°164889°4212

and a line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°171889°4036
29°161889°4118

(26) Empire to the Gulf Safety Fairway. The area between a line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°152289°3655
29°135289°3715

and a line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°132489°3611
29°145489°3551

(27) Gulf Safety Fairway. Aransas Pass Safety Fairway to Southwest Pass Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°330696°3021
27°331596°2816
27°333396°2406
28°003690°0818

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°345096°3401
27°345996°3156
27°351796°2746
27°380295°4939
27°381295°4719
27°440394°2612
27°441394°2357
27°515892°3620
27°520992°3340
28°023290°0928

(28) Southwest Pass (Mississippi River) Safety Fairway—(i) Southwest Pass (Mississippi River) to Gulf Safety Fairway. The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°543389°2607
28°524289°2706
28°500089°2706
28°023290°0928

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°541889°2546
28°533089°2518
28°533089°2348
28°504089°2448
28°484889°2448
28°472489°2630
28°003690°0818

(ii) Southwest Pass (Mississippi River) to Sea Safety Fairway. The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°543389°2607
28°524289°2706
28°500089°2706
28°472489°2630
28°362889°1845

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°541889°2546
28°533089°2518
28°533089°2348
28°504089°2448
28°484889°2448
28°450689°2212
28°432789°2101
28°375489°1706

(iii) Southwest Pass (Mississippi River) to South Pass (Mississippi River) Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°450689°2212
28°555689°0309

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°432789°2101
28°545589°0044

(29) Southwest Pass (Mississippi River) Anchorage. The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°533089°2348
28°533089°2148
28°550689°2148
28°550689°1918
28°524189°1730
28°504089°2114
28°504089°2448

(30) South Pass (Mississippi River) Safety Fairway—(i) South Pass to Sea Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°591889°0830
28°584289°0730
28°580989°0830
28°555689°0309
28°545589°0044
28°541588°5900

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
East jetty light:
28°592489°0812
29°000989°0724
29°000089°0700
28°575689°0218
28°571889°0048
28°561688°5829
28°554288°5706

(ii) South Pass (Mississippi River) to Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet Channel Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°571889°0048
29°041888°4831
29°243588°5717

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°561688°5829
29°033088°4542
29°230688°5411
29°262888°5539

(31) South Pass (Mississippi River) Anchorage. The areas within rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°000089°0700
29°033689°0218
28°575689°0218

(32) Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet Safety Fairway. (i) The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°421089°2549
29°293389°0747
29°271489°0320
29°243889°0000
29°243588°5717

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°422989°2531
29°295389°0731
29°270189°0154
29°263888°5843

(ii) Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet Channel to Mobile Ship Channel Safety Fairway. The areas within rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°263888°5843
29°295788°5448
29°385988°4404
29°564388°2050
29°580388°1905
30°052988°0919

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°262888°5539
29°275488°5354
29°373288°4228
29°551488°1915
29°563488°1730
30°035088°0801
30°051588°0605

(33) Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet Anchorage. (i) The areas within rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°270189°0154
29°321288°5542
29°295788°5448
29°263888°5843

(ii) The areas within rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°262888°5539
29°275488°5354
29°243388°5227
29°230688°5411

(34) Gulfport Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°205489°0536
30°135688°5942
30°110988°5956
30°064588°5624
30°054288°5624

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°212789°0438
30°141188°5829
30°112988°5845
30°074288°5537

(35) Biloxi Safety Fairway. The area between lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°240688°5057
30°231588°5022
30°211188°4736
30°201388°4704
30°150688°4706
30°130988°4746
30°122388°4902

and lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°242788°5031
30°235788°4931
30°214288°4636
30°202588°4555
30°145788°4557
30°125688°4639
30°120088°4525

(36) Ship Island Pass to Horn Island Pass Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°054288°5624
30°063888°3126

and rhumb line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°074288°5537
30°082788°3657

(37) Pascagoula Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°204688°3439
30°202188°3439
30°170088°3121
30°125988°3053
30°115088°3205
30°082788°3657
30°063888°3126
29°564388°2050
29°551488°1915
29°200087°4147

and rhumb line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°203088°3318
30°183988°3125

and rhumb line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°2026188°3125
30°1839188°3125

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°192188°3012
30°172588°3012
30°124688°2942
30°112188°3100
30°093388°2948
30°073088°2909
29°580388°1905
29°563488°1730
29°204887°3931

(38) Horn Island Pass to Mobile Ship Channel Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°093388°2948
30°071588°0654

and rhumb line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°073088°2909
30°052988°0919

(39) Mobile Safety Fairway—(i) Mobile Ship Channel Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°384688°0324
30°381488°0242
30°315988°0200
30°315988°0459

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°310088°0530
30°310088°0154
30°265588°0126
30°163588°0245
30°140988°0324
30°103688°0353
30°081088°0440
30°071588°0654

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°395588°0115
30°370688°0123
30°261188°0011
30°161888°0135
30°135288°0112
30°131488°0112
30°103688°0135
30°080488°0036

(ii) Mobile Ship Channel to Sea Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°051588°0113
30°035088°0000
29°254687°2913

and rhumb line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°061787°5915
29°270087°2718

(iii) Mobile to Pensacola Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°080488°0036
30°142087°1905

and rhumb line joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°061787°5915
30°123187°1800

(40) Mobile Anchorage. The areas within rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°051588°0605
30°051588°0113
30°035088°0000
30°035088°0801

(41) Pensacola Safety Fairway. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°234187°1434
30°230687°1353
30°225487°1353
30°204787°1545

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°184387°1924
30°155787°1819
30°142087°1905
30°123187°1800
30°100387°1800
29°370087°1800

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°262787°0828
30°253587°1030

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°243687°0707
30°225787°0938
30°223687°1150
30°192187°1446
30°195287°1731

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°191587°1737
30°162887°1632
30°143287°1606
30°123387°1543
29°423087°1543

(42) Pensacola Anchorage. (i) The area within rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°114987°2241
30°123187°1800
30°100387°1800
30°092187°2241

(ii) The area within rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°162887°1632
30°171487°1152
30°151487°1152
30°143287°1606

(43) Pensacola to Panama City Safety Fairway. The area between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°143287°1606
30°151487°1152
30°184586°5000
30°180086°2000
29°513085°4733

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude WestLongitude West
30°123387°1543
30°164486°4949
30°160186°2057
29°484585°4733

(44) Panama City Safety Fairways. The areas between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°092485°4012
30°092185°4140
30°073685°4420
30°063285°4733
29°513085°4733
29°484585°4733
29°033085°4733

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
30°083485°4016
30°075585°4150
30°064985°4328
30°044085°4515
29°552785°4515
29°512085°4515
29°491985°4515
29°000085°4515

(45) Panama City Anchorage. The area within rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°552785°4515
29°552785°4225
29°513985°4225
29°512085°4515

(46) Port St. Joe Fairway to Panama City Fairway. The area between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°495485°1924
29°505985°2225
29°533285°2225
29°541285°2400
29°541285°2555
29°525885°2843
29°530085°2948
29°513985°4225
29°512085°4515

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°482285°1812
29°472185°2100
29°504285°2331
29°525185°2336
29°531085°2418
29°531085°2533
29°515785°2819
29°510485°2900
29°504085°3239
29°491985°4515

(47) Port St. Joe Anchorage. The area within rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
29°504085°3239
29°510485°2900
29°491885°3018

(48) Tampa Safety Fairways. The area between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°374882°4554
27°364882°5554
27°364883°0000
27°364884°3910

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°355482°4542
27°344882°5554
27°344883°0000
27°344884°3900

(49) Tampa Anchorages—(i) Eastern Tampa Fairway Anchorage. The area enclosed by rhumb lines [North American Datum of 1927 (NAD-27)] joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°364883°0000
27°390083°0000
27°390082°5554
27°364882°5554

(ii) Western Tampa Fairway Anchorage. The area enclosed by rhumb lines [North American Datum of 1927 (NAD-27)] joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
27°364883°0506
27°390083°0506
27°390083°0100
27°364883°0100

(50) Charlotte Safety Fairways. The area between rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
26°411882°1900
25°300084°2200

and rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
26°401982°1828
26°383082°1954
26°390082°1900
25°280084°2130

(51) Charlotte Anchorage. The area within rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
26°390082°1900
26°381282°1824
26°373682°1918
26°383082°1954

(52) Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) Shipping Safety Fairway to Safety Zone—(i) North of Gulf Safety Fairway. The two mile wide area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°483689°5500
28°481489°5417
28°454789°5419
28°360689°5544
28°183089°5515
28°205889°5303
28°360989°5328
28°490789°5130
28°502089°5351

(ii) South of Gulf Safety Fairway. The two-mile-wide area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°152089°5510
27°462989°5423
27°463289°5208
28°174889°5258

(53) Heald Bank Cutoff Safety Fairway. The area enclosed by rhumb lines [North American Datum of 1927 (NAD-27)], joining points at:

Latitude NorthLongitude West
28°571594°2355
28°513093°5630
28°483093°5145
28°551594°2355

[CGD 81-040, 47 FR 20581, May 13, 1982]

Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting §166.200, see the List of CFR Sections Affected, which appears in the Finding Aids section of the printed volume and at www.govinfo.gov.

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§166.300   Areas along the coast of California.

(a) Purpose. Fairways as described in this section are established to control the erection of structures therein to provide safe vessel routes along the coast of California.

(b) Designated Areas—(1) Port Hueneme Safety Fairway. An area one nautical mile in width centered on the alinement of Port Hueneme Entrance Channel and extending seaward from the 30-foot-depth curve for a distance of 1.5 nautical miles, thence turning southerly and widening to 1.5 nautical miles at the 3-mile limit, all between lines joining the following points:

LatitudeLongitude
34°0630 N119°1500 W
34°0737 N119°1425 W
34°0849 N119°1321 W

thence generally along the 30-foot-depth curve to the seaward end of the west entrance jetty; seaward end of the east entrance jetty, thence generally along the 30-foot-depth curve to:

LatitudeLongitude
34°0821 N119°1215 W
34°0710 N119°1320 W
34°0548 N119°1323 W

(2) [Reserved]

[CGD 82-101, 48 FR 49019, Oct. 24, 1983]

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§166.400   Areas along the coast of Alaska.

(a) Purpose. Fairways, as described in this section, are established to control the erection of structures therein to provide safe vessel routes along the coast of Alaska.

(b) Designated Areas—(1) Prince William Sound Safety Fairway. (i) Hinchinbrook Entrance Safety Fairway. The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

LatitudeLongitude
59°5900 N145°2724 W
60°1318 N146°3806 W
60°1124 N146°4700 W
59°5500 N145°4200 W

(ii) Gulf to Hinchinbrook Safety Fairway (recommended for inbound vessel traffic). The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

LatitudeLongitude
59°1542 N144°0207 W
59°5900 N145°2724 W
59°5800 N145°3212 W
59°1418 N144°0453 W

(iii) Hinchinbrook to Gulf Safety Fairway (recommended for outbound vessel traffic). The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

LatitudeLongitude
59°1541 N144°2335 W
59°5600 N145°3739 W
59°5500 N145°4200 W
59°1419 N144°2625 W

(2) Unimak Pass Safety Fairway. (i) East/West Safety Fairway. The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

LatitudeLongitude
54°2558 N165°4224 W
54°2250 N165°0654 W
54°2210 N164°5929 W
54°0758 N162°1925 W
54°0402 N162°2035 W
54°2202 N165°4336 W

(ii) North/South Safety Fairway. The area enclosed by rhumb lines joining points at:

LatitudeLongitude
54°4228 N165°1619 W
54°4332 N165°0941 W
54°2250 N165°0654 W
54°2210 N164°5929 W

[CGD 81-103, 51 FR 43349, Dec. 2, 1986]

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§166.500   Areas along the Atlantic Coast.

(a) Purpose. Fairways, as described in this section are established to control the erection of structures therein to provide safe vessel routes along the Atlantic Coast.

(b) Designated Areas—(1) Off New York Shipping Safety Fairway. (i) Ambrose to Nantucket Safety Fairway. The area enclosed by rhumb lines, [North American Datum of 1927 (NAD-27)] joining points at:

Latitude Longitude
40°3220 N73°0457 W
40°3058 N72°5825 W
40°3407 N70°1923 W
40°3537 N70°1409 W
40°3037 N70°1400 W
40°3207 N70°1919 W
40°2858 N72°5825 W
40°2720 N73°0457 W

(ii) Nantucket to Ambrose Safety Fairway. The area enclosed by rhumb lines, NAD-27, joining point at:

Latitude Longitude
28°5433 N89°2607 W
40°2420 N73°0458 W
40°2258 N72°5826 W
40°2607 N70°1909 W
40°2737 N70°1346 W
40°2237 N70°1336 W
40°2407 N70°1905 W
40°2058 N72°5826 W
40°1920 N73°0458 W

[CGD 84-004, 52 FR 33589, Sept. 4, 1987; 52 FR 36248, Sept. 28, 1987]

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