Foreign-Trade Zone 104-Savannah, GA; Application for Expansion, 12948-12949 [E8-4835]

Download as PDF 12948 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 48 / Tuesday, March 11, 2008 / Notices V. Proposed Timetable Monday, June 16, 2008 Mission Begins in Hanoi Market Briefing Business Delegation Matchmaking Networking Reception Tuesday, June 17, 2008 Business Delegation Matchmaking Wednesday, June 18, 2008 Travel to Ho Chi Minh City Evening Reception Thursday, June 19, 2008 Market Briefing Business Delegation Matchmaking Friday, June 20, 2008 Business Delegation Matchmaking Mission Concludes VI. Participation Requirements All parties interested in participating in the Vietnam Business Development Mission must complete and submit an application package for consideration by the Department of Commerce. All applicants will be evaluated on their ability to meet certain conditions and best satisfy the selection criteria as outlined below. A maximum of 22 companies will be selected to participate in the mission from the applicant pool. U.S. companies already doing business with Vietnam as well as experienced U.S. exporters seeking to enter Vietnam for the first time are particularly encouraged to apply. Fees and Expenses After a company has been selected to participate on the mission, a payment to the Department of Commerce in the form of a participation fee is required. The participation fee will be $3,750 per firm, which includes one principal representative. The fee for each additional firm representative is $850. Expenses for travel, lodging, most meals, and incidentals will be the responsibility of each mission participant. The option to participate in the mission is also being offered to U.S.based firms with an established presence in Vietnam or neighboring countries; the same fee structure applies. yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES Conditions for Participation • An applicant must submit, by the specified deadline, a completed and signed mission application and supplemental application materials, including adequate information on the company’s products and/or services, and the company’s primary market objectives, in order to facilitate evaluation of the application and VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:44 Mar 10, 2008 Jkt 214001 appropriate matching with potential business partners. • Each applicant must also certify that the company meets Departmental guidelines for participation. A company’s products or services should be either produced in the United States, or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have at least 51 percent U.S. content of the value of the finished product or service. Selection Criteria for Participation: Selection will be based on the following criteria, listed in decreasing order of importance: • Suitability of the company’s products or services in Vietnam • Applicant’s potential for business in Vietnam, including likelihood of exports resulting from the mission and applicant’s export experience • Consistency of the applicant’s goals and objectives with the stated scope of the trade mission Referrals from political organizations and any documents containing references to partisan political activities (including political contributions) will be removed from an applicant’s submission and not considered during the selection process. VII. Timeframe for Recruitment and Applications Mission recruitment will be conducted in an open and public manner, including publication in the Federal Register, posting on the Commerce Department trade mission calendar (http://www.ita.doc.gov/ doctm/tmcal.html) and other Internet Web sites, press releases to general and trade media, direct mail, broadcast fax, notices by industry trade associations and other multiplier groups, and publicity at industry meetings, symposia, conferences, and trade shows. The International Trade Administration will explore and welcome outreach assistance from other interested organizations, including other U.S. Government agencies. Recruitment for the Mission will begin immediately and close April 11, 2008. Applications are available on-line on the Vietnam Business Development Mission Web site at http:// www.export.gov/vietnammission. They can also be obtained by contacting the Mission Project Officers listed below. Applications received after April 11, 2008 will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. Contacts: Sean Timmins, Commercial Service Trade Missions Program Tel: 202– 482–1841/E-mail: vietnammission@mail.doc.gov PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Karen Dubin, Commercial Service Trade Missions Program Tel: 202–482–3786/ E-mail: vietnammission@mail.doc.gov Sean Timmins, Trade Mission Project Officer, Commercial Service Trade Missions Program, Office of Domestic Operations, U.S. Commercial Service, Washington, DC 20004, Tel: 202– 482–1841/E-mail: vietnammission@mail.doc.gov. [FR Doc. E8–4798 Filed 3–10–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–25–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Docket 13–2008] Foreign-Trade Zone 104—Savannah, GA; Application for Expansion An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the Savannah Airport Commission, grantee of FTZ 104, requesting authority to expand FTZ 104 in the Savannah, Georgia, area, adjacent to the Savannah Customs and Border Protection port of entry. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR Part 400). It was formally filed on February 25, 2008. FTZ 104 was approved on April 18, 1984 (Board Order 256, 49 FR 17789, 4/ 25/84), and expanded on October 13, 1995 (Board Order 775, 60 FR 54469, 10/24/95), on December 18, 2001 (Board Order 1197, 66 FR 67183, 12/28/01), on May 15, 2006 (Board Order 1449, 71 FR 29613, 5/23/06), and on May 18, 2007 (Board Order 1512, 72 FR 31050, 6/5/ 07). The zone project currently consists of the following sites in the Savannah area: Site 1 (32 acres)—within the 3,400-acre Savannah International Airport, Savannah; Site 2 (1,075 acres)—includes the 849-acre Garden City (Containerport) Terminal, 2 Main Street, Chatham, and the 226-acre Ocean Terminal, 950 West River Street, Savannah; Site 2A (1 acre, 43,560 sq. ft.)—located at 730 King George Boulevard, Savannah; Site 3 (1,820 acres)—Crossroads Business Center, Interstate 95 and Godley Road, Chatham County; Site 4 (1,353 acres)—SPA Industrial Park, located one mile east of the Interstate 95/U.S. 80 interchange, Chatham County; Site 5 (24 acres)— within the 94-acre Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, One International Drive, Savannah; Site 6 (1,182 acres)— E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 48 / Tuesday, March 11, 2008 / Notices yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES Mulberry Grove site, Interstate 95 and State Highway 21, Savannah; Site 7 (1,592 acres, 3 parcels)—within a 2,140acre portion of the Tradeport Business Center industrial park, 380 Sunbury Road, Midway; and, Site 8 (98 acres, 3 parcels)—industrial park located on Tremont Road near the Interstate 16 and Georgia 516 interchange, Savannah (sunset 5/31/2012). The applicant is requesting authority to expand the zone to include a site in Pooler (Chatham County): Proposed Site 9 (62.9 acres)—Savannah Logistics Park at Morgan Center located at the intersection of S.H. Morgan Parkway and Pooler Parkway. The site is owned by Oakmont Morgan Center, LLC. The site will provide warehousing and distribution services to area businesses. No specific manufacturing authority is being requested at this time. Such requests would be made to the Board on a case-by-case basis. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, a member of the FTZ Staff has been designated examiner to investigate the application and report to the Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is May 12, 2008. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to May 27, 2008. A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be available for public inspection at each of the following locations: U.S. Department of Commerce, Export Assistance Center, 111 East Liberty Street, Suite 202, Savannah, GA 31401; and, the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 2111, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. For further information, contact Camille Evans at Camille_Evans@ita.doc.gov or at (202) 482–2350. Dated: February 25, 2008. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–4835 Filed 3–10–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:44 Mar 10, 2008 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Docket 14–2008] Foreign-Trade Zone 231—Stockton, CA; Application for Expansion An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) by the Stockton Port District, grantee of FTZ 231, requesting authority to expand its zone to include an additional site in San Joaquin County, within the Sacramento Customs and Border Protection port of entry. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a– 81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally filed on February 25, 2008. FTZ 231 was approved on April 15, 1998 (Board Order 967, 63 FR 23719, 4/ 30/98), and expanded on November 9, 2006 (Board Order 1489, 71 FR 67329, 11/21/06). The general-purpose zone currently consists of the following sites: Site 1 (600 acres)—within the Port of Stockton complex on the Stockton Deepwater Ship Channel; Site 2 (1,433 acres)—Rough and Ready Island on the Stockton Deepwater Ship Channel; Site 3 (1,453 acres)—located within the Stockton Metropolitan Airport; Site 4 (67 acres)—within the 72-acre ProLogis Park Tracy I, located at Grant Line Road and Paradise Avenue, Tracy; Site 5 (168 acres)—ProLogis Park Tracy II, 1941 North Christmas Road, Tracy; Site 6 (77 acres)—within the 600-acre ProLogis Park Patterson Pass, 25882 South Corporate Court, Tracy; Site 7 (106 acres)—ProLogis Park Duck Creek, 4720 East Farmington, Stockton. The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the zone to include an additional site in San Joaquin County: Proposed Site 8 (468 acres)— within the 474-acre Opus Logistics Center—Stockton, located at 5959 Arch Road in Stockton. The site is owned by the Opus West Corporation. No specific manufacturing requests are being made at this time. Such requests would be made to the Board on a case-by-case basis. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, a member of the FTZ Staff has been designated examiner to investigate the application and report to the Board. Public comment on the application is invited from interested parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is May 12, 2008. Rebuttal PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12949 comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to May 27, 2008. A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be available for public inspection at each of the following locations: U.S. Export Assistance Center, 1410 Ethan Way, Sacramento, California 95825; and, the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 2111, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. For further information, contact Camille Evans at Camille_Evans@ita.doc.gov or at (202) 482–2350. Dated: February 25, 2008. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–4840 Filed 3–10–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Docket 15–2008] Foreign-Trade Zone 122— Corpus Christi, TX; Application for Subzone; Baker Hughes, Inc. (Barite Grinding and Milling); Corpus Christi, TX An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the Port of Corpus Christi Authority, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 122, requesting specialpurpose subzone status for the barite grinding and milling facility of Baker Hughes, Inc. (Baker Hughes) located in Corpus Christi, Texas. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR Part 400). It was formally filed by the Board on February 25, 2008. The Baker Hughes facility (11 acres, 12 employees) is located at 322 Manning Road, in Corpus Christi, within the Corpus Christi Customs and Border Protection port of entry. The facility is used for manufacturing, warehousing and distribution activities related to the processing of raw barite (HTSUS 2511.10.50) into ground barite (HTSUS 2511.10.10) (up to 350,000 tons annually). Ground barite is used in the production of drilling fluids (drilling mud) and various specialty chemicals for use by the oil and natural gas exploration industry. Baker Hughes sources the majority of its raw E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Docket 13-2008]


Foreign-Trade Zone 104--Savannah, GA; Application for Expansion

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
(the Board) by the Savannah Airport Commission, grantee of FTZ 104, 
requesting authority to expand FTZ 104 in the Savannah, Georgia, area, 
adjacent to the Savannah Customs and Border Protection port of entry. 
The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the 
Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the 
regulations of the Board (15 CFR Part 400). It was formally filed on 
February 25, 2008.
    FTZ 104 was approved on April 18, 1984 (Board Order 256, 49 FR 
17789, 4/25/84), and expanded on October 13, 1995 (Board Order 775, 60 
FR 54469, 10/24/95), on December 18, 2001 (Board Order 1197, 66 FR 
67183, 12/28/01), on May 15, 2006 (Board Order 1449, 71 FR 29613, 5/23/
06), and on May 18, 2007 (Board Order 1512, 72 FR 31050, 6/5/07).
    The zone project currently consists of the following sites in the 
Savannah area: Site 1 (32 acres)--within the 3,400-acre Savannah 
International Airport, Savannah; Site 2 (1,075 acres)--includes the 
849-acre Garden City (Containerport) Terminal, 2 Main Street, Chatham, 
and the 226-acre Ocean Terminal, 950 West River Street, Savannah; Site 
2A (1 acre, 43,560 sq. ft.)--located at 730 King George Boulevard, 
Savannah; Site 3 (1,820 acres)--Crossroads Business Center, Interstate 
95 and Godley Road, Chatham County; Site 4 (1,353 acres)--SPA 
Industrial Park, located one mile east of the Interstate 95/U.S. 80 
interchange, Chatham County; Site 5 (24 acres)--within the 94-acre 
Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, One International 
Drive, Savannah; Site 6 (1,182 acres)--

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Mulberry Grove site, Interstate 95 and State Highway 21, Savannah; Site 
7 (1,592 acres, 3 parcels)--within a 2,140-acre portion of the 
Tradeport Business Center industrial park, 380 Sunbury Road, Midway; 
and, Site 8 (98 acres, 3 parcels)--industrial park located on Tremont 
Road near the Interstate 16 and Georgia 516 interchange, Savannah 
(sunset 5/31/2012).
    The applicant is requesting authority to expand the zone to include 
a site in Pooler (Chatham County): Proposed Site 9 (62.9 acres)--
Savannah Logistics Park at Morgan Center located at the intersection of 
S.H. Morgan Parkway and Pooler Parkway. The site is owned by Oakmont 
Morgan Center, LLC. The site will provide warehousing and distribution 
services to area businesses. No specific manufacturing authority is 
being requested at this time. Such requests would be made to the Board 
on a case-by-case basis.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, a member of the FTZ 
Staff has been designated examiner to investigate the application and 
report to the Board.
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
(original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board's Executive 
Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is 
May 12, 2008. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted 
during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-
day period to May 27, 2008.
    A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be 
available for public inspection at each of the following locations: 
U.S. Department of Commerce, Export Assistance Center, 111 East Liberty 
Street, Suite 202, Savannah, GA 31401; and, the Office of the Executive 
Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 2111, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230.
    For further information, contact Camille Evans at Camille--
Evans@ita.doc.gov or at (202) 482-2350.

    Dated: February 25, 2008.
Andrew McGilvray,
 Executive Secretary.
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