Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws, 35517 [2010-15110]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 119 / Tuesday, June 22, 2010 / Notices Authority: 49 U.S.C. 60118 (c)(1) and 49 CFR 1.53. Issued in Washington, DC on June 16, 2010. Jeffrey D. Wiese, Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety. [FR Doc. 2010–15197 Filed 6–21–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2010 0059] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Invitation for public comments on a requested administrative waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for the vessel HARBOR LIGHTS. SUMMARY: As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, 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 MARAD–2010– 0059 at http://www.regulations.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 46 U.S.C. 12121 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 22, 2010. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2010–0059. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:17 Jun 21, 2010 Jkt 220001 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov http://smses.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:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joann Spittle, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W21–203, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–5979. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel HARBOR LIGHTS is: INTENDED COMMERCIAL USE OF VESSEL: ‘‘Maritime History cruises and charter fishing.’’ GEOGRAPHIC REGION: ‘‘Wisconsin.’’ Privacy Act Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477–78). By the Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: June 18, 2010. Murray Bloom, Acting Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2010–15110 Filed 6–21–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Summary of Precedent Opinions of the General Counsel Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-2010 0059]


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 HARBOR LIGHTS.

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SUMMARY: As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, 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 MARAD-2010-0059 at http://www.regulations.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 46 U.S.C. 12121 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 22, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD-2010-0059. 
Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket 
Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M-30, West 
Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., 
Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov http://smses.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://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joann Spittle, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., 
Room W21-203, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202-366-5979.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended 
service of the vessel HARBOR LIGHTS is: INTENDED COMMERCIAL USE OF 
VESSEL: ``Maritime History cruises and charter fishing.'' GEOGRAPHIC 
REGION: ``Wisconsin.''

Privacy Act

    Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments 
received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual 
submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf 
of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT's 
complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on 
April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477-78).

    By the Order of the Maritime Administrator.

    Dated: June 18, 2010.
Murray Bloom,
Acting Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2010-15110 Filed 6-21-10; 8:45 am]
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