Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Meeting, 20014-20015 [E9-9969]

Download as PDF 20014 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 82 / Thursday, April 30, 2009 / Notices 453–8855, fax: 202–453–8858, and e-mail: accessprogram@state.gov. All correspondence with the Bureau concerning this RFGP should reference the above title and number ECA/A/L 09–02. Please read the complete announcement before sending inquiries or submitting proposals. Once the RFGP deadline has passed, Bureau staff may not discuss this competition with applicants until the proposal review process has been completed. VIII. Other Information Notice The terms and conditions published in this RFGP are binding and may not be modified by any Bureau representative. Explanatory information provided by the Bureau that contradicts published language will not be binding. Issuance of the RFGP does not constitute an award commitment on the part of the Government. The Bureau reserves the right to reduce, revise, or increase proposal budgets in accordance with the needs of the program and the availability of funds. Awards made will be subject to periodic reporting and evaluation requirements per section VI.3 above. Dated: April 23, 2009. C. Miller Crouch, Acting Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–9811 Filed 4–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6597] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Dove/ O’Keeffe: Circles of Influence’’ SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Dove/ O’Keeffe: Circles of Influence,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:35 Apr 29, 2009 Jkt 217001 display of the exhibit objects at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA, from on or about June 7, 2009, until on or about September 7, 2009, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Carol B. Epstein, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202/453–8048). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA–44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 700, Washington, DC 20547–0001. Dated: April 15, 2009. C. Miller Crouch, Acting Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–9971 Filed 4–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6596] Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Telescopes: Through the Looking Glass’’ SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the object to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Telescopes: Through the Looking Glass,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at the Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL, from on or about May 22, 2009, until on or about December 31, 2009, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 description of the exhibit object, contact Carol B. Epstein, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202/ 453–8048). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA–44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 700, Washington, DC 20547–0001. Dated: April 21, 2009. C. Miller Crouch. Acting Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–9970 Filed 4–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6595] Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Meeting The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2009, in Room 2415 of the United States Coast Guard Headquarters Building, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the eighty-sixth session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Safety Committee (MSC) to be held at the IMO’s London headquarters from May 27 to June 5, 2009. The primary matters to be considered at MSC 86 include: —Decisions of other IMO bodies; —Consideration and adoption of amendments to mandatory instruments; —Measures to enhance maritime security; —Goal-based new ship construction standards; —Long range identification and tracking (LRIT)-related matters; —Dangerous goods, solid cargoes and containers (report of the 13th session of the Sub-Committee); —Radiocommunications and search and rescue (report of the 13th session of the Sub-Committee); —Training and watchkeeping (report of the 40th session of the SubCommittee); —Fire protection (report of the 53rd session of the Sub-Committee); —Bulk liquids and gases (urgent matters emanating from the 13th session of the Sub-Committee); —Ship design and equipment (urgent matters emanating from the 52nd session of the Sub-Committee); —Flag State implementation (urgent matters emanating from the 17th session of the Sub-Committee); —Technical assistance sub-programme in maritime safety and security; E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 82 / Thursday, April 30, 2009 / Notices —Capacity-building for the implementation of new measures; —Role of the human element; —Formal safety assessment; —Piracy and armed robbery against ships; —General cargo ship safety; —Implementation of instruments and related matters; —Relations with other organizations; —Application of the Committee’s Guidelines; —Work programme; and —Election of MSC’s Chairman and ViceChairman for 2010. Members of the public may attend the May 20th meeting of the SHC up to the seating capacity of the room. Please note that due to security considerations, two valid, government-issued photo identification documents must be presented to gain entrance to the building. The Coast Guard Headquarters building is accessible by taxi and privately owned conveyance. Please note that parking in the vicinity of the building is extremely limited and that public transportation is not generally available. To facilitate attendance to this meeting, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, LCDR Jason Smith—not later than 4 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2009—by email at jason.e.smith2@uscg.mil; by phone at (202) 372–1376; by fax at (202) 372–1925; or by writing to Commandant (CG–5212), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 2nd Street, SW., Room 1308, Washington, DC 20593– 0001. Additional information regarding this and other SHC public meetings and associated IMO meetings may be found at: http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cg5/imo. Dated: April 23, 2009. Mark Skolnicki, Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–9969 Filed 4–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DATES: Effective Date: Date of Publication. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jean Heilman Grier, Senior Procurement Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative, (202) 395–9476, or Maria Pagan, Associate General Counsel, Office of the United States Trade Representative, (202) 395–9626. SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 533 of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982, as amended (49 U.S.C. 50104), the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has determined not to list any countries as denying fair market opportunities for U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders in foreign government-funded airport construction projects. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 533 of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982, as amended by section 115 of the Airport and Airway Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1987, Public Law 100–223 (codified at 49 U.S.C. 50104) (‘‘the Act’’), requires USTR to decide whether any foreign countries have denied fair market opportunities to U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders in connection with airport construction projects of $500,000 or more that are funded in whole or in part by the governments of such countries. The list of such countries must be published in the Federal Register. USTR has not received any complaints or other information that indicates that U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders are being denied fair market opportunities in such airport construction projects. As a consequence, for purposes of the Act, USTR has decided not to list any countries as denying fair market opportunities for U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders in foreign government-funded airport construction projects. Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative. [FR Doc. E9–9899 Filed 4–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3190–W9–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Notice With Respect to List of Countries Denying Fair Market Opportunities for Government-Funded Airport Construction Projects Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice with respect to a list of countries denying fair market opportunities for products, suppliers or bidders of the United States in airport construction projects. AGENCY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:35 Apr 29, 2009 Jkt 217001 Office of the Secretary Notice of Applications for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity and Foreign Air Carrier Permits Filed Under Subpart B (Formerly Subpart Q) During the Week Ending April 18, 2009 The following Applications for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity and Foreign Air Carrier Permits were filed under Subpart B (formerly Subpart Q) of the Department PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20015 of Transportation’s Procedural Regulations (See 14 CFR 301.201 et seq.). The due date for Answers, Conforming Applications, or Motions to Modify Scope are set forth below for each application. Following the Answer period DOT may process the application by expedited procedures. Such procedures may consist of the adoption of a show-cause order, a tentative order, or in appropriate cases a final order without further proceedings. Docket Number: DOT–OST–2009– 0088. Date Filed: April 13, 2009. Due Date for Answers, Conforming Applications, or Motion to Modify Scope: May 4, 2009. Description: Application of Prince Edward Air Ltd. d/b/a PE Air requesting an exemption and a foreign air carrier permit to engage in scheduled foreign air transportation between Canada and the United States. Docket Number: DOT–OST–2006– 24629. Date Filed: April 17, 2009. Due Date for Answers, Conforming Applications, or Motion to Modify Scope: May 8, 2009. Description: Application of Yangtze River Express Airlines Co., Ltd. (‘‘Yangtze’’) requesting an amendment to its foreign air carrier permit to allow Yangtze to engage in scheduled air transportation of property and mail between Shanghai, People’s Republic of China (PVG), on the one hand, and Dallas Fort Worth, Texas (DFW) on the other hand, and to co-terminalize DFW with its existing authority for Anchorage, Alaska; Boston, Massachusetts; Los Angeles, California; and New York, New York granted previously by the Department; and additionally Yangtze requests an exemption to permit it to engage in scheduled air transportation of property and mail to the extent necessary so that it may exercise all of the rights requested in this application prior to the issuance of an amended foreign air carrier permit. Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, Federal Register Liaison. [FR Doc. E9–9922 Filed 4–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Agency Information Collection Activity Seeking OMB Approval AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 6595]


Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Meeting

    The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open 
meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2009, in Room 2415 of the 
United States Coast Guard Headquarters Building, 2100 Second Street, 
SW., Washington, DC 20593. The primary purpose of the meeting is to 
prepare for the eighty-sixth session of the International Maritime 
Organization (IMO) Marine Safety Committee (MSC) to be held at the 
IMO's London headquarters from May 27 to June 5, 2009. The primary 
matters to be considered at MSC 86 include:

--Decisions of other IMO bodies;
--Consideration and adoption of amendments to mandatory instruments;
--Measures to enhance maritime security;
--Goal-based new ship construction standards;
--Long range identification and tracking (LRIT)-related matters;
--Dangerous goods, solid cargoes and containers (report of the 13th 
session of the Sub-Committee);
--Radiocommunications and search and rescue (report of the 13th session 
of the Sub-Committee);
--Training and watchkeeping (report of the 40th session of the Sub-
Committee);
--Fire protection (report of the 53rd session of the Sub-Committee);
--Bulk liquids and gases (urgent matters emanating from the 13th 
session of the Sub-Committee);
--Ship design and equipment (urgent matters emanating from the 52nd 
session of the Sub-Committee);
--Flag State implementation (urgent matters emanating from the 17th 
session of the Sub-Committee);
--Technical assistance sub-programme in maritime safety and security;

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--Capacity-building for the implementation of new measures;
--Role of the human element;
--Formal safety assessment;
--Piracy and armed robbery against ships;
--General cargo ship safety;
--Implementation of instruments and related matters;
--Relations with other organizations;
--Application of the Committee's Guidelines;
--Work programme; and
--Election of MSC's Chairman and Vice-Chairman for 2010.

    Members of the public may attend the May 20th meeting of the SHC up 
to the seating capacity of the room. Please note that due to security 
considerations, two valid, government-issued photo identification 
documents must be presented to gain entrance to the building. The Coast 
Guard Headquarters building is accessible by taxi and privately owned 
conveyance. Please note that parking in the vicinity of the building is 
extremely limited and that public transportation is not generally 
available.
    To facilitate attendance to this meeting, those who plan to attend 
should contact the meeting coordinator, LCDR Jason Smith--not later 
than 4 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2009--by e-mail at 
jason.e.smith2@uscg.mil; by phone at (202) 372-1376; by fax at (202) 
372-1925; or by writing to Commandant (CG-5212), U.S. Coast Guard 
Headquarters, 2100 2nd Street, SW., Room 1308, Washington, DC 20593-
0001. Additional information regarding this and other SHC public 
meetings and associated IMO meetings may be found at: http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cg5/imo.

    Dated: April 23, 2009.
Mark Skolnicki,
Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. E9-9969 Filed 4-29-09; 8:45 am]
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