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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 122 / Monday, June 26, 2006 / Notices rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review the U.S. Department of Transportation’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477; Apr. 11, 2000). This information is also available at http://dms.dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Mary D. Gunnels, Chief, Physical Qualifications Division, 202–366–4001, FMCSA, Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590–0001. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Kaye Kirby at 202– 366–4001. 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During the MRB meeting (1100–1200), oral comments may be limited depending on how many persons wish to comment; and will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis as requestors register at the meeting. The comments must directly address relevant medical and scientific issues on the MRB meeting agenda. For more information, view the following Web site: http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ mrb. Issued on: June 19, 2006. David H. Hugel, Acting Administrator. [FR Doc. E6–10041 Filed 6–23–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [Docket No.: 2006–25166] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Invitation for public comments on a requested administrative waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for the vessel AURORA. AGENCY: SUMMARY: As authorized by Public Law 105–383 and Public Law 107–295, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36389 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 2006–25166 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 Public Law 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. Submit comments on or before July 26, 2006. DATES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2006 25166. 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. ADDRESSES: 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. As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel AURORA is: Intended Use: ‘‘Luxury overnight vacation charters.’’ Geographic Region: British Virgin Is. and east coast of U.S. (ME, NH, MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA, NC, SC, GA & FL). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 20, 2006. E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1 36390 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 122 / Monday, June 26, 2006 / Notices By order of the Maritime Administrator. Joel C. Richard, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. E6–10040 Filed 6–23–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No.: 2006–25168] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Invitation for public comments on a requested administrative waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for the vessel NAVARINO. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: As authorized by Public Law 105–383 and Public Law 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 20xx–xxxx 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 Public Law 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 July 26, 2006. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2006 25168. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:00 Jun 23, 2006 Jkt 208001 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 NAVARINO is: Intended Use: ‘‘Periodic charter of vessel for small groups.’’ Geographic Region: Southern California coast. Dated: June 20, 2006. By order of the Maritime Administrator. Joel C. Richard, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. E6–10037 Filed 6–23–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No.: 2006–25165] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Invitation for public comments on a requested administrative waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for the vessel PRIDE. AGENCY: SUMMARY: As authorized by Public Law 105–383 and Public Law 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 2006–25165 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 Public Law 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.- PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 July 26, 2006. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2006 25165. 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 PRIDE is: Intended Use: ‘‘(1) Demise or bareboat charters and (2) time charters compliant to 46 CFR 147.’’ Geographic Region: Florida, Virginia, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine. Dated: June 20, 2006. By order of the Maritime Administrator. Joel C. Richard, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. E6–10038 Filed 6–23–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No.: 2006–25167] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Invitation for public comments on a requested administrative waiver of AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 122 (Monday, June 26, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36389-36390]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-10040]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No.: 2006-25166]


Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Invitation for public comments on a requested administrative 
waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for the vessel AURORA.

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SUMMARY: As authorized by Public Law 105-383 and Public Law 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 2006-25166 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 Public Law 
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 July 26, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD-2006 25166. 
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 AURORA is:
    Intended Use: ``Luxury overnight vacation charters.''
    Geographic Region: British Virgin Is. and east coast of U.S. (ME, 
NH, MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA, NC, SC, GA & FL).

    Dated: June 20, 2006.


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    By order of the Maritime Administrator.
Joel C. Richard,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
 [FR Doc. E6-10040 Filed 6-23-06; 8:45 am]
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