Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel SPIRIT; Invitation for Public Comments, 22631 [2012-9104]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK29S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 73 / Monday, April 16, 2012 / Notices Title: Filing of Tarmac Delay Plan to DOT. Respondents: Each large, medium, small and non-hub airport in the U.S.; U.S. carriers that operate scheduled passenger service or public charter service using any aircraft with a design capacity of 30 or more seats. Estimated Number of Respondents: 368 U.S. airports and 61 U.S. airlines. Estimated Total Burden on Respondents: 736 hours for U.S. airports (Average of 2 hours per U.S. airport to prepare and submit plan through electronic submission system since airport associations have prepared templates for use by U.S. airports); 30.5 hours for U.S. carriers (Average of 30 minutes per U.S. carrier to prepare and submit plan through electronic submission system since U.S. carriers already have such plans in place). Frequency: Every 5 years for covered U.S. airports; every 3 years for covered U.S. carriers. 2. Requirement to ensure public access to tarmac delay plan after DOT approval. Title: Posting of Tarmac Delay Plan on Web sites. Respondents: Each large, medium, small and non-hub airport in the U.S.; U.S. carriers that operate scheduled passenger service or public charter service using any aircraft with a design capacity of 30 or more seats. Estimated Number of Respondents: 368 U.S. airports and 61 U.S. airlines. Estimated Total Burden on Respondents: 107 hours and 15 minutes (Average of 15 minutes per respondent to post plan on Web site). Frequency: Every 5 years for covered U.S. airports; every 3 years for covered U.S. airlines. We invite comments on (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; we note that these information collection requirements are specifically required by statute; (b) the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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. As noted above, the Department intends to provide a portal for electronic submission of the required information. All comments will also become a matter of public record. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:39 Apr 13, 2012 Jkt 226001 Issued this 12th day of April 2012, at Washington, DC. Samuel Podberesky, Assistant General Counsel for Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings. [FR Doc. 2012–9176 Filed 4–13–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD 2012 0049] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel SPIRIT; 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 May 16, 2012. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2012 0049. 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. SUMMARY: 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 SPIRIT is: Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Coastwise sailing charters along the PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22631 California coast predominately in the near shore waters of Estero Bay and San Luis Bay.’’ Geographic Region: ‘‘California’’. The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2012 0049 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. 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). Dated: April 10, 2012. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–9104 Filed 4–13–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Public Hearing U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. ACTION: Notice of open public hearing— April 19, 2012, Washington, DC. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: Dennis Shea, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ‘‘the national security implications of the economic relationship between the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1

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[FR Doc No: 2012-9104]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD 2012 0049]


Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: 
Vessel SPIRIT; Invitation for Public Comments

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice.

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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.

DATES: Submit comments on or before May 16, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD-2012 0049. 
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 SPIRIT is:
    Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ``Coastwise sailing charters 
along the California coast predominately in the near shore waters of 
Estero Bay and San Luis Bay.''
    Geographic Region: ``California''.
    The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD-2012 0049 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 Sec.  388.4 of MARAD's regulations at 46 CFR Part 
388.

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).

    Dated: April 10, 2012.

    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
Julie P. Agarwal,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-9104 Filed 4-13-12; 8:45 am]
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