Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel WILDCAT; Invitation for Public Comments, 19068-19069 [2013-07231]

Download as PDF 19068 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 60 / Thursday, March 28, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2013 0036] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel GOLDEN BOY II; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 April 29, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2013–0036. 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: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel GOLDEN BOY II is: Intended Commercial Use Of Vessel: Limited charter of passengers for luxury day, overnight, and extended cruises. Geographic Region: Washington, Oregon, California, and Alaska (excluding waters in Southeastern Alaska and waters north of a line between Gore Point to Cape Suckling mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:20 Mar 27, 2013 Jkt 229001 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: March 18, 2013. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–07247 Filed 3–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2013 0030] Linda Williams, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–0903, Email Linda.Williams@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [including the North Gulf Coast and Prince William Sound]). The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2013–0036 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. Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel WILDCAT; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before April 29, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2013–0030. 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: Linda Williams, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–0903, Email Linda.Williams@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel WILDCAT is: Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Vieques Charter Boat—Half day, full day, short overnight charter trips around Vieques’’. Geographic Region: ‘‘Puerto Rico, Vieques and Culebra Only’’. The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2013–0030 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 E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 60 / Thursday, March 28, 2013 / Notices 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: March 18, 2013. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–07231 Filed 3–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. MCF 21052] Southfield Coinvest Holdings, LLC; Southfield Hallcon Investment Corp. and Hallcon Crew Transport Inc., et al.—Acquisition of Control— Renzenberger, Inc. AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. Notice Tentatively Approving and Authorizing Transaction. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: Southfield Coinvest Holdings, LLC (Southfield), Southfield Hallcon Investment Corp. (SHIC), Hallcon Holding Corp. (HHC), Hallcon Corp. (HC), Hallcon Crew Transport Inc. (Hallcon Canada), and Hallcon Crew Transport Inc. (Hallcon U.S.) (collectively, Applicants) have filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 for their acquisition of control of Renzenberger, Inc. (Renzenberger). The Board is tentatively approving and authorizing the transaction, and, if no opposing comments are timely filed, this notice will be the final Board action. Persons wishing to oppose the application must follow the rules under 49 CFR 1182.5 and 1182.8. DATES: Comments must be filed by May 13, 2013. Applicants may file a reply by May 28, 2013. If no comments are filed by May 13, 2013, this notice shall be effective on May 14, 2013. ADDRESSES: Send an original and 10 copies of any comments referring to Docket No. MCF 21052 to: Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, send one copy of comments to Applicants’ representative: David H. Coburn, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, 1330 Connecticut Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20036. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy C. Ziehm, (202) 245–0391. Federal VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:20 Mar 27, 2013 Jkt 229001 Information Relay Service (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: 1–800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Southfield is a noncarrier private investment firm incorporated under Delaware law and headquartered in Greenwich, Conn. Southfield owns several entities that are not carriers in the United States, as well as Hallcon U.S., a federally authorized motor carrier that it owns indirectly. Southfield is the majority shareholder of SHIC, which is incorporated under Canadian law and headquartered at the same location as Southfield. SHIC is the majority shareholder of HHC stock, which is a noncarrier holding company incorporated under Canadian law. HHC directly owns 100% of HC. HC is incorporated under Canadian law and headquartered in Toronto, Ont., Can. HC is a noncarrier that provides facility and transit cleaning services to the Canadian railway and transit industries. HC directly owns 100% of Hallcon Canada, which is incorporated under Canadian law and headquartered in Toronto, Ont., Can. Hallcon Canada is a motor carrier of passengers providing crew transport services to the Canadian railway and transit industries. Hallcon Canada operates only in Canada. Hallcon U.S. is wholly and directly owned by Hallcon Canada. Hallcon U.S. is incorporated under the laws of Delaware and headquartered in Toronto, Ont., Can. Hallcon U.S. is a federally registered motor carrier of passengers in the United States, providing crew transport services to freight railroads across the United States pursuant to contracts with the railroads. Hallcon U.S. provides this transportation on both an interstate and intrastate basis, operating over 50 vehicles and employing over 150 drivers in the United States.1 Hallcon U.S. holds interstate authority issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in Docket No. MC–474586, and operates under U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Number 1188236. Renzenberger is a Kansas corporation and is a subsidiary of Peterson Manufacturing Company (Peterson), which is headquartered in Missouri. Peterson is a noncarrier corporation engaged in the manufacture of vehicle safety lighting, mirrors, reflectors, antennas, and related products. Renzenberger is a federally authorized motor carrier of passengers that provides rail crew transportation services in over 20 states within the 1 Hallcon U.S. holds intrastate authority issued by the following states: Pennsylvania, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana, Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Kentucky. PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19069 United States.2 These transportation services are provided primarily under contracts with railroads. Renzenberger operates over 1,200 vehicles and employs over 2,500 drivers. Renzenberger holds interstate operating authority issued by the FMCSA in Docket No. MC–170517, and operates under USDOT Number 210768. Under the proposed transaction, Hallcon U.S. would create a subsidiary corporation, Hallcon Acquisition Subsidiary, for purposes of purchasing the stock of Renzenberger. After Hallcon Acquisition Subsidiary purchases the stock of Renzenberger, it would be merged into Renzenberger. Renzenberger would be the surviving corporation and it would be directly and wholly owned by Hallcon U.S. and indirectly controlled by Hallcon U.S.’s ultimate controlling shareholder, Southfield. Following the transaction, Renzenberger would continue to operate as an independent company, conducting the same operations it currently conducts pursuant to the operating authority it currently possesses. The proposed transaction would result in a change of Renzenberger’s ownership, but would not change the nature or scope of Renzenberger’s operations or transfer any of its operating authorities. Under 49 U.S.C. 14303(b), the Board must approve and authorize a motor carrier of passengers transaction it finds consistent with the public interest, taking into consideration at least: (1) The effect of the transaction on the adequacy of transportation to the public; (2) the total fixed charges that result; and (3) the interest of affected carrier employees. Applicants have submitted information, as required by 49 CFR 1182.2, including the information to demonstrate that the proposed transaction is consistent with the public interest under 49 U.S.C. 14303(b), and a statement that the 12-month aggregate gross operating revenues of the carriers involved in the transaction have exceeded $2 million. Applicants state that the proposed transaction will have no significant impact on the adequacy of transportation services available to the public, because Applicants do not intend to change substantially the physical operations historically conducted by Renzenberger or Hallcon U.S. Rather, Applicants maintain that the transaction would improve efficiency and lower the costs of 2 Renzenberger holds intrastate authority issued by the following states: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming. E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 60 (Thursday, March 28, 2013)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-2013 0030]


Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: 
Vessel WILDCAT; 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 April 29, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD-2013-0030. 
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: Linda Williams, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Room W23-453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202-366-0903, Email 
Linda.Williams@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended 
service of the vessel WILDCAT is:
    Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ``Vieques Charter Boat--Half 
day, full day, short overnight charter trips around Vieques''.
    Geographic Region: ``Puerto Rico, Vieques and Culebra Only''.
    The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD-2013-0030 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.

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    Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments

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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: March 18, 2013.
Julie P. Agarwal,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-07231 Filed 3-27-13; 8:45 am]
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