Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws, 77242 [E5-8078]

Download as PDF 77242 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 249 / Thursday, December 29, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket Number: 2005–23442] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws Maritime Administration, DOT. Invitation for public comments on a requested administrative waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for the vessel CAT’S MEOW. AGENCY: wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: As authorized by Pub. L. 105– 383 and Pub. L. 107–295, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. The complete application is given in DOT docket 2005–23442 at http://dms.dot.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.-flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with Pub. L. 105–383 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR Part 388 (68 FR 23084; April 30, 2003), that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.-vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR Part 388. DATES: Submit comments on or before January 30, 2006. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2005–23442. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. DOT Dockets, Room PL–401, Department of Transportation, 400 7th St., SW., Washington, DC 20590–0001. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http:// dmses.dot.gov/submit/. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available on the World Wide Web at http://dms.dot.gov. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:56 Dec 28, 2005 Jkt 208001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joann Spittle, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, MAR–830 Room 7201, 400 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202–366–5979. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel CAT’S MEOW is: Intended Use: ‘‘The intended commercial use is to carry passengers for Captained Sailing Charters in the Great Lakes and connecting/adjacent waterways.’’ Geographic Region: While operating primarily out of South Haven, Michigan, the charter area will include the Great Lakes (Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario), and the adjacent canals, harbors and waterways. By order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: December 23, 2005. Joel C. Richard, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. E5–8078 Filed 12–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket Number: 2005–23443] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws Maritime Administration, DOT. Invitation for public comments on a requested administrative waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for the vessel GRIN N BARRETT. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: As authorized by Pub. L. 105– 383 and Pub. L. 107–295, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. The complete application is given in DOT docket 2005–23443 at http://dms.dot.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.-flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with Pub. L. 105–383 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR Part 388 (68 FR 23084; April 30, 2003), that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.-vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. DATES: Submit comments on or before January 30, 2006. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2005–23443. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. DOT Dockets, Room PL–401, Department of Transportation, 400 7th St., SW., Washington, DC 20590–0001. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http:// dmses.dot.gov/submit/. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available on the World Wide Web at http://dms.dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joann Spittle, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, MAR–830 Room 7201, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202–366–5979. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel GRIN N BARRETT is: Intended Use: ‘‘fishing.’’ Geographic Region: Long Island Sound. Including the States of Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. By order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: December 23, 2005. Joel C. Richard, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. E5–8079 Filed 12–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket Number: 2005–23444] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws Maritime Administration, DOT. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 249 (Thursday, December 29, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket Number: 2005-23442]


Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Invitation for public comments on a requested administrative 
waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for the vessel CAT'S MEOW.

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SUMMARY: As authorized by Pub. L. 105-383 and Pub. L. 107-295, the 
Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime 
Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-
build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A 
request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a 
brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. The 
complete application is given in DOT docket 2005-23442 at http://
dms.dot.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action 
may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use 
U.S.-flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with Pub. L. 105-
383 and MARAD's regulations at 46 CFR Part 388 (68 FR 23084; April 30, 
2003), that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse 
effect on a U.S.-vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag 
vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should 
refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order 
for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state 
the commenter's interest in the waiver application, and address the 
waiver criteria given in Sec.  388.4 of MARAD's regulations at 46 CFR 
Part 388.

DATES: Submit comments on or before January 30, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD-2005-23442. 
Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket 
Clerk, U.S. DOT Dockets, Room PL-401, Department of Transportation, 400 
7th St., SW., Washington, DC 20590-0001. You may also send comments 
electronically via the Internet at http://dmses.dot.gov/submit/. All 
comments will become part of this docket and will be available for 
inspection and copying at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., 
E.T., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic 
version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is 
available on the World Wide Web at http://dms.dot.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joann Spittle, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Maritime Administration, MAR-830 Room 7201, 400 7th 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202-366-5979.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended 
service of the vessel CAT'S MEOW is:
    Intended Use: ``The intended commercial use is to carry passengers 
for Captained Sailing Charters in the Great Lakes and connecting/
adjacent waterways.''
    Geographic Region: While operating primarily out of South Haven, 
Michigan, the charter area will include the Great Lakes (Lake Michigan, 
Lake Superior, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario), and the adjacent 
canals, harbors and waterways.

    By order of the Maritime Administrator.

    Dated: December 23, 2005.
Joel C. Richard,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
 [FR Doc. E5-8078 Filed 12-28-05; 8:45 am]
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