Use of Foreign-Flag Anchor Handling Vessels in the Beaufort Sea or Chukchi Sea Adjacent to Alaska, 79764-79765 [2011-32809]

Download as PDF 79764 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 246 / Thursday, December 22, 2011 / Notices As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel TANGO is: INTENDED COMMERCIAL USE OF VESSEL: ‘‘Sightseeing, sportfishing, scuba diving.’’ GEOGRAPHIC REGION: ‘‘California.’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2011–0158 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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: December 15, 2011. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–32814 Filed 12–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2011–0156] jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel DREAM CATCHER; 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:17 Dec 21, 2011 Jkt 226001 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 January 23, 2012. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2011–0156. 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 DREAM CATCHER is: INTENDED COMMERCIAL USE OF VESSEL: ‘‘Passenger charter.’’ GEOGRAPHIC REGION: ‘‘Georgia, Florida, California, Minnesota, Wisconsin.’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2011–0156 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. PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: December 15, 2011. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–32812 Filed 12–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket Number MARAD–2011–0163] Use of Foreign-Flag Anchor Handling Vessels in the Beaufort Sea or Chukchi Sea Adjacent to Alaska Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: As authorized by Public Law 111–281, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration, is authorized to make determinations permitting the use of foreign-flag anchor handling vessels in certain cases (and for a limited period of time) if no U.S.-flag vessels are found to be suitable and reasonably available. A request for such a determination regarding anchor handling vessels with a minimum ice class A3 has been received by the Maritime Administration. If the Maritime Administration determines that U.S.flag vessels are not suitable and reasonably available for the proposed service, a determination will be granted allowing for the conditional use of these vessels, within a set timeframe. Those interested in providing the names of suitable and available vessels for the proposed service should refer to the docket number, and identify the U.S.flag vessels available. DATES: Submit U.S.-flag anchor handling ice class A3 or above vessel nominations on or before January 23, 2012. SUMMARY: U.S.-flag vessel nominations should refer to docket number MARAD– 2011–0163. Written nominations may be ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1 jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 246 / Thursday, December 22, 2011 / Notices 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 20590–0001. You may also send documents electronically via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov. All submissions 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: Michael Hokana, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, MAR–730 Room W21– 304, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone (202) 366–0760. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Maritime Administration has received a request from an attorney on behalf of a client seeking permission to charter a foreign-flag ice-classed A3 anchor handling vessel adjacent to the coast of Alaska. The foreign-flag anchor handling vessel (TOR VIKING II 9199622) would operate in the Beaufort Sea or Chukchi Sea adjacent to Alaska, under certain conditions, and for a limited period of time. Section 306 of Public Law 111–281 allows the use of foreign-flag vessels in this regard if the Maritime Administration determines that U.S.-flag vessels are not suitable or reasonably available. The Maritime Administration is posting this notice in the Federal Register providing the public 30 days notice of our intention to provide a determination allowing for the use of a foreign-flag vessel in this regard, if suitable and available U.S.-flag vessels are not otherwise identified. Our determination will be for a period of one year from April 30, 2012 through April 30, 2013, but may be extended based on the demonstration of a binding commitment to acquire U.S.-flag replacement vessels. Foreign-flag anchor handling vessels may not be employed for the setting, relocation or recovery of anchors or other mooring equipment of a mobile offshore drilling unit after December 31, 2017. Dated: December 15, 2011. By order of the Maritime Administrator. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–32809 Filed 12–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:17 Dec 21, 2011 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Supplemental Identification Information for Two Individuals Designated Pursuant to Executive Order 13224 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing supplemental information for the names of two individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.’’ DATES: The publishing of updated identification information by the Director of OFAC of the two individuals in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, is effective on December 15, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: (202) 622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (http:// www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: (202) 622–0077. Background On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701–1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c. In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to address grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism committed by foreign terrorists, including the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon. The Order imposes economic sanctions on persons who have committed, pose a significant risk of committing, or support acts of terrorism. The President identified in the Annex to the Order, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, 13 individuals and 16 entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order was PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 79765 further amended by Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, to reflect the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) Foreign persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) foreign persons determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to have committed, or to pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the Order and after such consultation, if any, with foreign authorities as the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to assist in, sponsor, or provide financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, such acts of terrorism or those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or determined to be subject to the Order or to be otherwise associated with those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order. On December 15, 2011 the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security, Justice and other relevant agencies, supplemented the identification information for two individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224. The supplementation identification information for the individuals is as follows: Individuals ABU GHAZALA, Muhammad Hisham Muhammad Isma’il (a.k.a. ABU E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 246 (Thursday, December 22, 2011)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-32809]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket Number MARAD-2011-0163]


Use of Foreign-Flag Anchor Handling Vessels in the Beaufort Sea 
or Chukchi Sea Adjacent to Alaska

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: As authorized by Public Law 111-281, the Secretary of 
Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration, is 
authorized to make determinations permitting the use of foreign-flag 
anchor handling vessels in certain cases (and for a limited period of 
time) if no U.S.-flag vessels are found to be suitable and reasonably 
available.
    A request for such a determination regarding anchor handling 
vessels with a minimum ice class A3 has been received by the Maritime 
Administration. If the Maritime Administration determines that U.S.-
flag vessels are not suitable and reasonably available for the proposed 
service, a determination will be granted allowing for the conditional 
use of these vessels, within a set timeframe. Those interested in 
providing the names of suitable and available vessels for the proposed 
service should refer to the docket number, and identify the U.S.-flag 
vessels available.

DATES: Submit U.S.-flag anchor handling ice class A3 or above vessel 
nominations on or before January 23, 2012.

ADDRESSES: U.S.-flag vessel nominations should refer to docket number 
MARAD-2011-0163. Written nominations may be

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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 20590-0001. 
You may also send documents electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All submissions 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: Michael Hokana, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Maritime Administration, MAR-730 Room W21-304, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone (202) 366-0760.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Maritime Administration has received a 
request from an attorney on behalf of a client seeking permission to 
charter a foreign-flag ice-classed A3 anchor handling vessel adjacent 
to the coast of Alaska. The foreign-flag anchor handling vessel (TOR 
VIKING II 9199622) would operate in the Beaufort Sea or Chukchi Sea 
adjacent to Alaska, under certain conditions, and for a limited period 
of time. Section 306 of Public Law 111-281 allows the use of foreign-
flag vessels in this regard if the Maritime Administration determines 
that U.S.-flag vessels are not suitable or reasonably available.
    The Maritime Administration is posting this notice in the Federal 
Register providing the public 30 days notice of our intention to 
provide a determination allowing for the use of a foreign-flag vessel 
in this regard, if suitable and available U.S.-flag vessels are not 
otherwise identified. Our determination will be for a period of one 
year from April 30, 2012 through April 30, 2013, but may be extended 
based on the demonstration of a binding commitment to acquire U.S.-flag 
replacement vessels. Foreign-flag anchor handling vessels may not be 
employed for the setting, relocation or recovery of anchors or other 
mooring equipment of a mobile offshore drilling unit after December 31, 
2017.

     Dated: December 15, 2011.

    By order of the Maritime Administrator.
Julie P. Agarwal,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-32809 Filed 12-21-11; 8:45 am]
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