Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 31330 [E7-10898]

Download as PDF 31330 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 6, 2007 / Notices FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION Information Collection Open for Comment Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: 46 CFR 515—Licensing, Financial Responsibility Requirements and General Duties for Ocean Transportation Intermediaries and Related Forms. OMB Approval Number: 3072–0018 (Expires July 31, 2007). Abstract: Section 19 of the Shipping Act of 1984 (the ‘‘Act’’), 46 U.S.C. 40901–40904 (2006), as modified by Public Law 105–258 (The Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1998) and Section 424 of Public Law 105–383 (The Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1998), provides that no person in the United States may act as an ocean transportation intermediary (OTI) unless that person holds a license issued by the Commission. The Commission shall issue an OTI license to any person that the Commission determines to be qualified by experience and character to act as an OTI. Further, no person may act as an OTI unless that person furnishes a bond, proof of insurance or other surety in a form and amount determined by the Commission to ensure financial responsibility. The Commission has implemented the provisions of section 19 in regulations contained in 46 CFR 515, including financial responsibility forms FMC–48, FMC–67, FMC–68, and FMC–69, Optional Rider Forms FMC–48A and FMC–69A, and its related license application form, FMC–18. Current Actions: There are no changes to this information collection, and it is being submitted for extension purposes only. Type of Review: Extension. Needs and Uses: The Commission uses information obtained under this part and through Form FMC–18 to determine the qualifications of OTIs and their compliance with shipping statutes and regulations and to enable the Commission to discharge its duties under the Act by ensuring that OTIs maintain acceptable evidence of financial responsibility. If the collection of information were not conducted, there would be no basis upon which the Commission could determine if applicants are qualified for licensing. Frequency: This information is collected when applicants apply for a license or when existing licensees change certain information in their application forms. Type of Respondents: The respondents are persons desiring to obtain a license to act as an OTI. Under the Act, OTIs may be either an ocean freight forwarder, a non-vessel-operating common carrier, or both. AGENCY: Federal Maritime Commission. Final notice of submission for OMB review. ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Maritime Commission hereby gives notice that it has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for an extension of the existing collection requirements under 46 CFR 515—Licensing, Financial Responsibility Requirements and General Duties for Ocean Transportation Intermediaries and Related Forms. The FMC has requested an extension of an existing collection as listed below. Written comments on this final notice must be submitted on or before July 6, 2007. DATES: Comments should be addressed to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Federal Maritime Commission, 725–17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806, and to Peter J. King, Director, Office of Administration, Federal Maritime Commission, 800 North Capitol Street, NW., Washington, DC 20573, (Telephone: (202) 523–5800), administration@fmc.gov. Please reference the information collection’s title and OMB number in your comments. ADDRESSES: To obtain additional information, copies of the information collection and instructions, or copies of any comments received, contact Jane Gregory, Management Analyst, Office of Administration, Federal Maritime Commission, 800 North Capitol Street, NW., Washington, DC 20573, (Telephone: (202) 523–5800), jgregory@fmc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A notice that FMC would be submitting this request was published in the Federal Register on March 26, 2007, allowing for a 60-day comment period. No comments were received. The FMC hereby informs potential respondents that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and that a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:59 Jun 05, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of Annual Respondents: The Commission estimates a potential annual respondent universe of 4,765 entities. Estimated Time per Response: The time per response for completing Application Form FMC–18 averages 2 hours. The time to complete a financial responsibility form averages 20 minutes. Total Annual Burden: The Commission estimates the total annual person-hour burden at 3,596 personhours. Bryant L. VanBrakle, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–10898 Filed 6–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6730–01–P FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION Notice of Agreements Filed The Commission hereby gives notice of the filing of the following agreements under the Shipping Act of 1984. Interested parties may submit comments on agreements to the Secretary, Federal Maritime Commission, Washington, DC 20573, within ten days of the date this notice appears in the Federal Register. Copies of agreements are available through the Commission’s Office of Agreements (202–523–5793 or tradeanalysis@fmc.gov). Agreement No.: 011741–011. Title: U.S. Pacific Coast-Oceania Agreement. Parties: A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S; ¨ Hamburg-Sud; and Hapag-Lloyd AG. Filing Party: Wayne R. Rohde, Esq.; Sher & Blackwell LLP; 1850 M Street, NW.; Suite 900; Washington, DC 20036. Synopsis: The amendment changes the structure of the services operated under the agreement, deletes obsolete language, and provides for a new minimum duration of the agreement. Agreement No.: 011794–007. Title: COSCON/KL/YMUK/Hanjin/ Senator Worldwide Slot Allocation & Sailing Agreement. Parties: COSCO Container Lines Company, Limited; Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.; Yangming (UK) Ltd.; Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd.; and Senator Lines GmbH. Filing Party: Robert B. Yoshitomi, Esq.; Nixon Peabody LLP; 555 West Fifth Street, 46th Floor; Los Angeles, CA 90013. Synopsis: The amendment revises the vessel contributions and fleet capacities for K-Line and Yangming under the agreement. The parties request expedited review. By Order of the Federal Maritime Commission. E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1

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FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Federal Maritime Commission.

ACTION: Final notice of submission for OMB review.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Federal Maritime Commission hereby gives notice that it has submitted 
to the Office of Management and Budget a request for an extension of 
the existing collection requirements under 46 CFR 515--Licensing, 
Financial Responsibility Requirements and General Duties for Ocean 
Transportation Intermediaries and Related Forms. The FMC has requested 
an extension of an existing collection as listed below.

DATES: Written comments on this final notice must be submitted on or 
before July 6, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to: Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk 
Officer for Federal Maritime Commission, 725-17th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20503, OIRA--Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395-
5806, and to Peter J. King, Director, Office of Administration, Federal 
Maritime Commission, 800 North Capitol Street, NW., Washington, DC 
20573, (Telephone: (202) 523-5800), administration@fmc.gov. Please 
reference the information collection's title and OMB number in your 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To obtain additional information, 
copies of the information collection and instructions, or copies of any 
comments received, contact Jane Gregory, Management Analyst, Office of 
Administration, Federal Maritime Commission, 800 North Capitol Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20573, (Telephone: (202) 523-5800), 
jgregory@fmc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A notice that FMC would be submitting this 
request was published in the Federal Register on March 26, 2007, 
allowing for a 60-day comment period. No comments were received.
    The FMC hereby informs potential respondents that an agency may not 
conduct or sponsor, and that a person is not required to respond to, a 
collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB 
control number.

Information Collection Open for Comment

    Title: 46 CFR 515--Licensing, Financial Responsibility Requirements 
and General Duties for Ocean Transportation Intermediaries and Related 
Forms.
    OMB Approval Number: 3072-0018 (Expires July 31, 2007).
    Abstract: Section 19 of the Shipping Act of 1984 (the ``Act''), 46 
U.S.C. 40901-40904 (2006), as modified by Public Law 105-258 (The Ocean 
Shipping Reform Act of 1998) and Section 424 of Public Law 105-383 (The 
Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1998), provides that no person in the 
United States may act as an ocean transportation intermediary (OTI) 
unless that person holds a license issued by the Commission. The 
Commission shall issue an OTI license to any person that the Commission 
determines to be qualified by experience and character to act as an 
OTI. Further, no person may act as an OTI unless that person furnishes 
a bond, proof of insurance or other surety in a form and amount 
determined by the Commission to ensure financial responsibility. The 
Commission has implemented the provisions of section 19 in regulations 
contained in 46 CFR 515, including financial responsibility forms FMC-
48, FMC-67, FMC-68, and FMC-69, Optional Rider Forms FMC-48A and FMC-
69A, and its related license application form, FMC-18.
    Current Actions: There are no changes to this information 
collection, and it is being submitted for extension purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Needs and Uses: The Commission uses information obtained under this 
part and through Form FMC-18 to determine the qualifications of OTIs 
and their compliance with shipping statutes and regulations and to 
enable the Commission to discharge its duties under the Act by ensuring 
that OTIs maintain acceptable evidence of financial responsibility. If 
the collection of information were not conducted, there would be no 
basis upon which the Commission could determine if applicants are 
qualified for licensing.
    Frequency: This information is collected when applicants apply for 
a license or when existing licensees change certain information in 
their application forms.
    Type of Respondents: The respondents are persons desiring to obtain 
a license to act as an OTI. Under the Act, OTIs may be either an ocean 
freight forwarder, a non-vessel-operating common carrier, or both.
    Number of Annual Respondents: The Commission estimates a potential 
annual respondent universe of 4,765 entities.
    Estimated Time per Response: The time per response for completing 
Application Form FMC-18 averages 2 hours. The time to complete a 
financial responsibility form averages 20 minutes.
    Total Annual Burden: The Commission estimates the total annual 
person-hour burden at 3,596 person-hours.

Bryant L. VanBrakle,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7-10898 Filed 6-5-07; 8:45 am]
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