Information Collection Available for Public Comments and Recommendations, 67250-67251 [2011-28027]

Download as PDF jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 67250 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 210 / Monday, October 31, 2011 / Notices approval. The nature of the information collection is described as well as its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on July 15, 2011, and comments were due by September 13, 2011. No comments were received. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 30, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Gearhart, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: (202) 366–1867; or email: beth.gearhart@dot.gov. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Maritime Administration (MARAD). Title: Shipbuilding Orderbook and Shipyard Employment. OMB Control Number: 2133–0029. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Owners of U.S. shipyards who agree to complete the requested information. Forms: MA–832. Abstract: MARAD collects this information from the shipbuilding and ship repair industry primarily to determine if an adequate mobilization base exists for national defense and for use in a national emergency. Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 400. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding these information collections to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: MARAD Desk Officer. Alternatively, comments may be sent via email to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget, at the following address: oira.submissions@omb.eop.gov. Comments Are Invited On: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. A comment to OMB is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Oct 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 By the Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: October 25, 2011. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–28028 Filed 10–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD 2011 0140] Information Collection Available for Public Comments and Recommendations Notice and request for comments ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) intentions to request approval of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to conduct a new information collection entitled, ‘‘the Maritime Administration’s Panama Canal Expansion Study Outreach Program.’’ This program is being implemented as part of MARAD’s comprehensive study of the 2014 Panama Canal Expansion (Study) and its anticipated impacts on U.S. Ports and infrastructure. SUMMARY: Comments should be submitted on or before December 30, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Yvette M. Fields, Director, Office of Deepwater Ports and Offshore Activities, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W21–309, Washington, DC 20590, Telephone: (202) 366–0926 or Email: mailto:Yvette.Fields@dot.gov. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: Maritime Administration’s Panama Canal Expansion Study Outreach Program. Type of Request: New Collection. OMB Control Number: 2133–NEW. Forms: Shipper Survey. Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from date of approval by OMB. Summary of Collection of Information: This three-tiered information collection process will directly support MARAD’s efforts to evaluate and assess the impacts of the Panama Canal Expansion on U.S. Ports and infrastructure when the project is completed in 2014. First, a series of up to five (5) public meetings (Listening Sessions) will be conducted to provide a forum for stakeholders to present their DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 views on the issues that MARAD should consider in the development of the Study and to assess the various infrastructure requirements that will be associated with future trade involving the Panama Canal. Second, one-on-one interviews will be conducted with approximately 80 key executives from various U.S. ports, port operators, manufacturers, and transportation service providers to identify their specific plans, investment strategies, and perspectives concerning market trends, which are a critical part of the subject of the Study. Finally, MARAD’s on-line Panama Canal Shipper Survey will be conducted to garner information regarding the current decision processes used by ‘‘Beneficial Cargo Owners’’ to determine potential changes to their logistics networks and the contingency plans that have been developed (or will be developed) to address the potential impacts on their costs and routing strategies as a result of the Panama Canal Expansion. Need and Use of the Information: The information obtained through this process will be used to present to Federal leaders considerations for policy, investment, and funding options as well as recommendations for policy changes that will favorably impact the overall shift in the Nation’s trade patterns. Description of Respondents: Ports and Port Operators, Manufacturers, Service Providers, Shippers, (Railroad/ Trucking/Third Party Logistics [3PLs]), Investors and Investment Institutions, Industry Associations, Academic/ Research Institutions and State and local governmental planning and development agencies. Annual Responses: 1,480 responses. Annual Burden: 4,075 hours. Comments: Comments should refer to the docket number that appears at the top of this document. Written comments may be submitted to the Docket Clerk, U.S. DOT Dockets, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Comments also may be submitted by electronic means via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov. Specifically address whether this information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency and will have practical utility, accuracy of the burden estimates, ways to minimize this burden, and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. All comments received will be available for examination at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT (or EST), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. An electronic version E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 210 / Monday, October 31, 2011 / Notices of this document is available on the World Wide Web at http:// www.regulations.gov. 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) or you may visit http://www.regulations.gov. Authority: 49 CFR 1.66. of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available on the World Wide Web at http:// www.regulations.gov. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel KAUHALE KAI III; Invitation for Public Comments Joann Spittle, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W21–203, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone (202) 366–5979, Email Joann.Spittle@dot.gov. As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel DURABO is: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: October 25, 2011. Julie Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. INTENDED COMMERCIAL USE OF VESSEL: ‘‘day time passengers—no overnight.’’ GEOGRAPHIC REGION: ‘‘Florida.’’ [FR Doc. 2011–28027 Filed 10–28–11; 8:45 am] The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2011–0139 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, 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. BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD 2011 0139] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel DURABO; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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. DATES: Submit comments on or before November 30, 2011. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2011–0139. 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. 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 jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Oct 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 67251 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 Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: October 24, 2011. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–28026 Filed 10–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2011–0132] Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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. DATES: Submit comments on or before November 30, 2011. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2011–0132. 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. 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, Email Joann.Spittle@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel KAUHALE KAI III is: INTENDED COMMERCIAL USE OF VESSEL: ‘‘Short term private charter.’’ GEOGRAPHIC REGION: ‘‘California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii.’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2011–0132 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.SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 210 (Monday, October 31, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 67250-67251]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-28027]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD 2011 0140]


Information Collection Available for Public Comments and 
Recommendations

Action: Notice and request for comments

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Maritime Administration's (MARAD) intentions to 
request approval of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to 
conduct a new information collection entitled, ``the Maritime 
Administration's Panama Canal Expansion Study Outreach Program.'' This 
program is being implemented as part of MARAD's comprehensive study of 
the 2014 Panama Canal Expansion (Study) and its anticipated impacts on 
U.S. Ports and infrastructure.

DATES: Comments should be submitted on or before December 30, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Yvette M. Fields, Director, Office 
of Deepwater Ports and Offshore Activities, Maritime Administration, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W21-309, Washington, DC 20590, Telephone: 
(202) 366-0926 or Email: mailto:Yvette.Fields@dot.gov. Copies of this 
collection also can be obtained from that office.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title of Collection: Maritime Administration's Panama Canal 
Expansion Study Outreach Program.
    Type of Request: New Collection.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-NEW.
    Forms: Shipper Survey.
    Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from date of approval by 
OMB.
    Summary of Collection of Information: This three-tiered information 
collection process will directly support MARAD's efforts to evaluate 
and assess the impacts of the Panama Canal Expansion on U.S. Ports and 
infrastructure when the project is completed in 2014. First, a series 
of up to five (5) public meetings (Listening Sessions) will be 
conducted to provide a forum for stakeholders to present their views on 
the issues that MARAD should consider in the development of the Study 
and to assess the various infrastructure requirements that will be 
associated with future trade involving the Panama Canal. Second, one-
on-one interviews will be conducted with approximately 80 key 
executives from various U.S. ports, port operators, manufacturers, and 
transportation service providers to identify their specific plans, 
investment strategies, and perspectives concerning market trends, which 
are a critical part of the subject of the Study. Finally, MARAD's on-
line Panama Canal Shipper Survey will be conducted to garner 
information regarding the current decision processes used by 
``Beneficial Cargo Owners'' to determine potential changes to their 
logistics networks and the contingency plans that have been developed 
(or will be developed) to address the potential impacts on their costs 
and routing strategies as a result of the Panama Canal Expansion.
    Need and Use of the Information: The information obtained through 
this process will be used to present to Federal leaders considerations 
for policy, investment, and funding options as well as recommendations 
for policy changes that will favorably impact the overall shift in the 
Nation's trade patterns.
    Description of Respondents: Ports and Port Operators, 
Manufacturers, Service Providers, Shippers, (Railroad/Trucking/Third 
Party Logistics [3PLs]), Investors and Investment Institutions, 
Industry Associations, Academic/Research Institutions and State and 
local governmental planning and development agencies.
    Annual Responses: 1,480 responses.
    Annual Burden: 4,075 hours.
    Comments: Comments should refer to the docket number that appears 
at the top of this document. Written comments may be submitted to the 
Docket Clerk, U.S. DOT Dockets, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue 
SE., Washington, DC 20590. Comments also may be submitted by electronic 
means via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Specifically 
address whether this information collection is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency and will have practical 
utility, accuracy of the burden estimates, ways to minimize this 
burden, and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected. All comments received will be available 
for examination at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT (or 
EST), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. An electronic 
version

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of this document is available on the World Wide Web at http://www.regulations.gov.
    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) or you may visit 
http://www.regulations.gov.

    Authority:  49 CFR 1.66.

    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.

    Dated: October 25, 2011.
Julie Agarwal,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-28027 Filed 10-28-11; 8:45 am]
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