National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Meeting, 16029 [E8-6145]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 59 / Wednesday, March 26, 2008 / Notices Viewing of the Certificate: To view the Certificate of Alternative Compliance, go to http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Enter the docket number for this notice (USCG–2008–0098) in the Search box, and click ‘‘Go >>.’’ You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Dated: March 4, 2008. Fred M. Rosa, Jr., Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E8–6122 Filed 3–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2008–0187] National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Meeting Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC) will meet in Portsmouth, VA to discuss various issues relating to national maritime security. This meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The Committee will meet on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This meeting may close early if all business is finished. Written material and requests to make oral presentations should reach the Coast Guard on or before April 1, 2008. Requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee should reach the Coast Guard on or before April 1, 2008. ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet at the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel and Waterfront Conference Center, Portsmouth Ballroom #4, 425 Water Street, Portsmouth, VA. Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to Captain Mark O’Malley, Commandant (CG–544), Executive Director of NMSAC, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Room 5302, 2100 2nd Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593– 0001. This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG–2008–0187 at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ryan Owens, Assistant to DFO of NMSAC, telephone 202–372–1108. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:52 Mar 25, 2008 Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Agenda of Meeting [USCG–2006–26416] The agenda for the April 16, 2008 Committee meeting is as follows: (1) Presentation and Discussion of the Future Policy Issues Task Statement. (2) Presentation and Discussion of the Maritime Transportation Security User Fee Study Task Statement. (3) Report on the Status of the TWIC Program. (4) Briefing and Discussion on the Port Security Grant Program. (5) Briefing and Discussion on the National Strategy for Small Vessel Security. (6) Briefing and Discussion on the National Concept of Operations for Maritime Domain Awareness (Tentative). (7) Briefing and Discussion of the Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) system. Voyage Data Recorder Study; Report to Congress SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Procedural SUMMARY: Jkt 214001 16029 This meeting is open to the public. Please note that the meeting may close early if all business is finished. At the Chair’s discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations during the meeting. If you would like to make an oral presentation at a meeting, please notify the DFO no later than April 1, 2008. Written material for distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than April 1, 2008. If you would like a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee in advance of a meeting, please submit 25 copies to the DFO no later than April 1, 2008. 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 the DFO as soon as possible. Dated: March 13, 2008. M.P. O’Malley, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief, Office of Port and Facility Activities, Designated Federal Official, NMSAC. [FR Doc. E8–6145 Filed 3–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P PO 00000 Coast Guard Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of availability. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard announces the availability of a report to Congress on the use of voyage data recorders on ferries. This report details the findings of the Coast Guard’s study on the costs and benefits of requiring voyage data recorders on ferries of over 100 gross regulatory tons and carrying more than 399 passengers between two points not more than 300 miles apart. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about the technical aspects of the report, contact Ms. Dolores Pyne-Mercier, Office of Design and Engineering Standards, U.S. Coast Guard, telephone 202–382–1381 or email Dolores.J.Pyne-Mercier@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, contact Ms. Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–493–0402. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In section 420 of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109–241), the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating is directed to study the use of voyage data recorders (VDR) on ferries over 100 gross regulatory tons and carrying more than 399 passengers between two points not more than 300 miles apart. The Act specified that the report would include an appraisal of the standards for VDRs, the methods of approving VDRs, and the procedures for annual VDR performance testing. The Act also specified that the study would include consultation with VDR manufacturers and ferry operators. The Coast Guard conducted the study between December 2006 and March 2007 and delivered a report to Congress on October 17, 2007. A copy of the report has been added into the docket. You may access the public docket electronically by performing a search for docket number ‘‘USCG–2006–26416’’ at http://www.regulations.gov. Dated: March 4, 2008. J.G. Lantz, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. E8–6142 Filed 3–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 59 (Wednesday, March 26, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2008-0187]


National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Meeting

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC) will 
meet in Portsmouth, VA to discuss various issues relating to national 
maritime security. This meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The Committee will meet on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 from 9 a.m. 
to 4 p.m. This meeting may close early if all business is finished. 
Written material and requests to make oral presentations should reach 
the Coast Guard on or before April 1, 2008. Requests to have a copy of 
your material distributed to each member of the committee should reach 
the Coast Guard on or before April 1, 2008.

ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet at the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel 
and Waterfront Conference Center, Portsmouth Ballroom 4, 425 
Water Street, Portsmouth, VA. Send written material and requests to 
make oral presentations to Captain Mark O'Malley, Commandant (CG-544), 
Executive Director of NMSAC, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Room 5302, 
2100 2nd Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593-0001. This notice may be 
viewed in our online docket, USCG-2008-0187 at http://
www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ryan Owens, Assistant to DFO of 
NMSAC, telephone 202-372-1108.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).

Agenda of Meeting

    The agenda for the April 16, 2008 Committee meeting is as follows:
    (1) Presentation and Discussion of the Future Policy Issues Task 
Statement.
    (2) Presentation and Discussion of the Maritime Transportation 
Security User Fee Study Task Statement.
    (3) Report on the Status of the TWIC Program.
    (4) Briefing and Discussion on the Port Security Grant Program.
    (5) Briefing and Discussion on the National Strategy for Small 
Vessel Security.
    (6) Briefing and Discussion on the National Concept of Operations 
for Maritime Domain Awareness (Tentative).
    (7) Briefing and Discussion of the Long Range Identification and 
Tracking (LRIT) system.

Procedural

    This meeting is open to the public. Please note that the meeting 
may close early if all business is finished. At the Chair's discretion, 
members of the public may make oral presentations during the meeting. 
If you would like to make an oral presentation at a meeting, please 
notify the DFO no later than April 1, 2008. Written material for 
distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than 
April 1, 2008. If you would like a copy of your material distributed to 
each member of the committee in advance of a meeting, please submit 25 
copies to the DFO no later than April 1, 2008.

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 
the DFO as soon as possible.

    Dated: March 13, 2008.
M.P. O'Malley,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief, Office of Port and Facility 
Activities, Designated Federal Official, NMSAC.
 [FR Doc. E8-6145 Filed 3-25-08; 8:45 am]
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