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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 PO 00000 Frm 00142 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 ACURA JIGGER is: Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Charter the vessel for recreational fishing, cruising waterways, water activities/swimming, snorkeling.’’ Geographic Region: ‘‘Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and North Carolina.’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2012–0073 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-2012 0073]


Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: 
Vessel ACURA JIGGER; 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 July 30, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD-2012-0073. 
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 ACURA JIGGER is:
    Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ``Charter the vessel for 
recreational fishing, cruising waterways, water activities/swimming, 
snorkeling.''
    Geographic Region: ``Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, 
Mississippi, South Carolina, and North Carolina.''
    The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD-2012-0073 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).

    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.

    Dated: June 21, 2012.
Julie P. Agarwal,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-15726 Filed 6-27-12; 8:45 am]
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