Towing Safety Advisory Committee, 6613-6614 [2014-02220]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 23 / Tuesday, February 4, 2014 / Notices are entered into this system, DHS claims the same exemptions for those records that are claimed for the original primary systems of records from which they originated. Dated: January 10, 2014. Karen L. Neuman, Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2014–02206 Filed 2–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9B–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2013–1065] Towing Safety Advisory Committee Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of teleconference meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) will meet via teleconference to present and discuss its final report on Recommendations for the Improvement of Automatic Identification System Encoding for Towing Vessels, receive status reports from nine TSAC subcommittees, and consider a topic of interest to the committee. This meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The teleconference will take place on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST. This meeting may close early if all business is finished. If you wish to make oral comments at the teleconference, notify Mr. Ken Doyle before the teleconference, as specified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, or the designated Coast Guard staff at the meeting. If you wish to submit written comments or make a presentation, submit your comments or request to make a presentation by February 18, 2014. ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet via teleconference. To participate by phone, please contact Mr. Ken Doyle listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to obtain teleconference information. Note the number of teleconference lines is limited and will be available on a firstcome, first-served basis. To come to the host location in person and join those participating in this teleconference from U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Washington, DC 20593–7509, please contact Mr. Ken Doyle, listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to request directions and building access. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:14 Feb 03, 2014 Jkt 232001 You must request building access by February 18, 2014, and present a valid, government-issued photo identification to gain entrance to the Coast Guard Headquarters building. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the teleconference, contact Mr. Ken Doyle listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, as soon as possible. If you want to make a presentation, send your request by February 18, 2014, to Mr. Ken Doyle, listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. To facilitate public participation we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the committee as listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. You may submit a written comment on or before February 18, 2014 or make an oral comment during the public comment portion of the teleconference. To submit a comment in writing, use one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: Kenneth.J.Doyle@uscg.mil. Include the docket number (USCG– 2013–1065) on the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 372–8283. Include the docket number (USCG–2013–1065) on the subject line of the fax. • Mail: Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001. • Hand Delivery: Same as mail address above, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202–366–9329. • To avoid duplication, please use only one of these methods. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number for this notice. All comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. You may review a Privacy Act notice regarding our public dockets in the January 17, 2008, issue of the Federal Register (73 FR 3316). Docket: For access to the docket to read documents or comments related to this Notice, go to http:// www.regulations.gov, insert USCG– 2013–1065 in the Search box, press Enter, and then click on the item you wish to view. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Robert Smith, Designated PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6613 Federal Official (DFO) of TSAC, Commandant (CG–OES–2), U.S. Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593– 7509; telephone (202) 372–1410, fax (202) 372–8283, or Mr. Ken Doyle, Alternate Designated Federal Official (ADFO) of TSAC, Commandant (CG– OES–2), U.S. Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593–7509; telephone (202) 372–1421, fax (202) 372–8283. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix. (Pub. L. 92–463). As stated in 33 U.S.C. 1231a, the Towing Safety Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. Agenda of Meeting The agenda for the February 25, 2014, teleconference includes: (1) Presentation of the draft final report on Recommendations for the Improvement of Automatic Identification System Encoding for Towing Vessels (AIS)—Task #13–01. (2) Status updates from the following Subcommittees: (a) Recommendations Regarding Manning of Inspected Towing Vessels— Task #13–02. (b) Recommendations to Create Standardized Terminology for the Towing Industry—Task #13–03. (c) Recommendations for Evaluating Placement of Structures Adjacent to or Within the Navigable Channel—Task #13–04. (d) Recommendations for Designation of Narrow Channels—Task #13–05. (e) Recommendations for the Maintenance, Repair and Utilization of Towing Equipment, Lines and Couplings—Task #13–06. (f) Recommendations Regarding Steel Repair of Inspected Towing Vessels on Inland Service—Task #13–07. (g) Recommendations For Mid-Stream Liquefied Natural Gas and Compressed Natural Gas Refueling of Towing Vessels—Task #13–08. (h) Review of Coast Guard marine casualty reporting requirements and revision of Forms CG–2692—Report of Marine CASUALTY; CG–2692A—Barge Addendum; and CG–2692B—REPORT OF REQUIRED CHEMICAL DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING FOLLOWING A E:\FR\FM\04FEN1.SGM 04FEN1 6614 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 23 / Tuesday, February 4, 2014 / Notices SERIOUS MARINE INCIDENT—Task #13–09. (i) Recommendation to Establish Criteria for Identification of Air Draft for Towing Vessels and Tows—Task #13– 10. (3) Presentation and discussion on cyber security awareness. (4) TSAC member comments. (5) Public comments. There will be a comment period for TSAC and a comment period for public after each report, but before each recommendation is formulated. The committee will review the information presented on each issue, deliberate on any recommendations presented in the subcommittees’ reports, and formulate recommendations for the Department’s consideration. A copy of each draft report and the final agenda will be available at https://homeport.uscg.mil/ tsac. During the February 25, 2014 teleconference, the public comment period will be from approximately 2:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to three minutes. Please note that this public comment period may start before 2:45 p.m. if all other agenda items have been covered and may end before 3 p.m. if all of those wishing to comment have done so. Please contact Mr. Ken Doyle, listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to register as a speaker. Minutes Minutes from the meeting will be available for public review and copying within 30 days following the meeting at https://homeport.uscg.mil/tsac. Notice of Future 2014 TSAC Meetings mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES To receive automatic email notices of future TSAC meetings in 2014, go to the online docket, USCG–2013–1065 (http://www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=USCG-2013-1065), and select the sign-up-for-email-alerts option. We plan to use the same docket number for all TSAC meetings notice in 2014, so when the next meeting notice is published you will receive an email alert from www.regulations.gov when the notice appears in this docket. Dated: January 29, 2014. J.G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. 2014–02220 Filed 2–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:14 Feb 03, 2014 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Public Participation and Request for Comments Coast Guard The Coast Guard encourages public participation. We request that you submit comments and related materials in response to this notice. All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov and will include any personal information you have provided. Submitting comments: If you submit a comment, please include the docket number for this notice, USCG–2013– 0686, and provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. You may submit your comments and related material online at http:// www.regulations.gov, or by fax, mail, or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. If you submit a comment online, it will be considered received by the Coast Guard when you successfully transmit the comment. If you fax, hand deliver, or mail your comment, it will be considered as having been received by the Coast Guard when it is received at the Docket Management Facility. We recommend that you include your name and a mailing address, an email address, or a telephone number in the body of your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. To submit your comment online, go to http://www.regulations.gov, type the docket number (USCG–2013–0686) in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Then click on ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ on the line associated with this notice. If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit comments by mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. Viewing comments and documents: To view comments, go to http:// www.regulations.gov, type the docket number (USCG–2013–0686) in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this rulemaking. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the Department of Transportation West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. [Docket No. USCG–2013–0686] Waterway Suitability Assessment for Expansion of Liquefied Gas Facilities; Houston, TX Coast Guard, DHS. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard, at Sector Houston-Galveston, announces receipt of a Letter of Intent (LOI) and Waterways Suitability Assessment (WSA) for two separate proposed construction projects expanding existing Liquefied Hazardous Gas (LHG) facilities in Houston, Texas. The LOI and WSA were submitted by Intercontinental Terminals Company (ITC) and Vopak. The Coast Guard is notifying the public of this action to solicit public comments on the proposed expansion of Liquefied Hazardous Gas (LHG) facilities, as defined by 33 CFR 127.005. DATES: Comments and related material must be received on or before March 6, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG– 2013–0686 using any one of the following methods: (1) Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. (2) Fax: 202–493–2251. (3) Mail or Delivery: Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. Deliveries accepted between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202– 366–9329. To avoid duplication, please use only one of these three methods. See the ‘‘Public Participation and Request for Comments’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below for instructions on submitting comments. SUMMARY: If you have questions on this notice of availability, call or email LCDR Xochitl Castaneda, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 713–671–5164, email Xochitl.L.Castaneda@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Cheryl T. Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\04FEN1.SGM 04FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 23 (Tuesday, February 4, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6613-6614]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-02220]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2013-1065]


Towing Safety Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of teleconference meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) will meet via 
teleconference to present and discuss its final report on 
Recommendations for the Improvement of Automatic Identification System 
Encoding for Towing Vessels, receive status reports from nine TSAC 
subcommittees, and consider a topic of interest to the committee. This 
meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The teleconference will take place on Tuesday, February 25, 
2014, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST. This meeting may close early if all 
business is finished. If you wish to make oral comments at the 
teleconference, notify Mr. Ken Doyle before the teleconference, as 
specified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, or the 
designated Coast Guard staff at the meeting. If you wish to submit 
written comments or make a presentation, submit your comments or 
request to make a presentation by February 18, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet via teleconference. To participate 
by phone, please contact Mr. Ken Doyle listed below in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section to obtain teleconference information. Note 
the number of teleconference lines is limited and will be available on 
a first-come, first-served basis. To come to the host location in 
person and join those participating in this teleconference from U.S. 
Coast Guard Headquarters, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., 
Washington, DC 20593-7509, please contact Mr. Ken Doyle, listed in the 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to request directions and 
building access. You must request building access by February 18, 2014, 
and present a valid, government-issued photo identification to gain 
entrance to the Coast Guard Headquarters building.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the teleconference, 
contact Mr. Ken Doyle listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
section, as soon as possible.
    If you want to make a presentation, send your request by February 
18, 2014, to Mr. Ken Doyle, listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section. To facilitate public participation we are inviting 
public comment on the issues to be considered by the committee as 
listed in the ``Agenda'' section below. You may submit a written 
comment on or before February 18, 2014 or make an oral comment during 
the public comment portion of the teleconference.
    To submit a comment in writing, use one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: Kenneth.J.Doyle@uscg.mil. Include the docket number 
(USCG-2013-1065) on the subject line of the message.
     Fax: (202) 372-8283. Include the docket number (USCG-2013-
1065) on the subject line of the fax.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility (M-30), U.S. Department 
of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery: Same as mail address above, between 9 a.m. 
and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The 
telephone number is 202-366-9329.
     To avoid duplication, please use only one of these 
methods.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for this 
notice. All comments received will be posted without alteration at 
http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 
provided. You may review a Privacy Act notice regarding our public 
dockets in the January 17, 2008, issue of the Federal Register (73 FR 
3316).
    Docket: For access to the docket to read documents or comments 
related to this Notice, go to http://www.regulations.gov, insert USCG-
2013-1065 in the Search box, press Enter, and then click on the item 
you wish to view.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Robert Smith, Designated 
Federal Official (DFO) of TSAC, Commandant (CG-OES-2), U.S. Coast 
Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop 7509, Washington, DC 
20593-7509; telephone (202) 372-1410, fax (202) 372-8283, or Mr. Ken 
Doyle, Alternate Designated Federal Official (ADFO) of TSAC, Commandant 
(CG-OES-2), U.S. Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., 
Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593-7509; telephone (202) 372-1421, fax 
(202) 372-8283. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material 
to the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, 
telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix. (Pub. L. 92-
463). As stated in 33 U.S.C. 1231a, the Towing Safety Advisory 
Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Department of 
Homeland Security on matters relating to shallow-draft inland and 
coastal waterway navigation and towing safety.

Agenda of Meeting

    The agenda for the February 25, 2014, teleconference includes:
    (1) Presentation of the draft final report on Recommendations for 
the Improvement of Automatic Identification System Encoding for Towing 
Vessels (AIS)--Task 13-01.
    (2) Status updates from the following Subcommittees:
    (a) Recommendations Regarding Manning of Inspected Towing Vessels--
Task 13-02.
    (b) Recommendations to Create Standardized Terminology for the 
Towing Industry--Task 13-03.
    (c) Recommendations for Evaluating Placement of Structures Adjacent 
to or Within the Navigable Channel--Task 13-04.
    (d) Recommendations for Designation of Narrow Channels--Task 
13-05.
    (e) Recommendations for the Maintenance, Repair and Utilization of 
Towing Equipment, Lines and Couplings--Task 13-06.
    (f) Recommendations Regarding Steel Repair of Inspected Towing 
Vessels on Inland Service--Task 13-07.
    (g) Recommendations For Mid-Stream Liquefied Natural Gas and 
Compressed Natural Gas Refueling of Towing Vessels--Task 13-
08.
    (h) Review of Coast Guard marine casualty reporting requirements 
and revision of Forms CG-2692--Report of Marine CASUALTY; CG-2692A--
Barge Addendum; and CG-2692B--REPORT OF REQUIRED CHEMICAL DRUG AND 
ALCOHOL TESTING FOLLOWING A

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SERIOUS MARINE INCIDENT--Task 13-09.
    (i) Recommendation to Establish Criteria for Identification of Air 
Draft for Towing Vessels and Tows--Task 13-10.
    (3) Presentation and discussion on cyber security awareness.
    (4) TSAC member comments.
    (5) Public comments.
    There will be a comment period for TSAC and a comment period for 
public after each report, but before each recommendation is formulated. 
The committee will review the information presented on each issue, 
deliberate on any recommendations presented in the subcommittees' 
reports, and formulate recommendations for the Department's 
consideration. A copy of each draft report and the final agenda will be 
available at https://homeport.uscg.mil/tsac.
    During the February 25, 2014 teleconference, the public comment 
period will be from approximately 2:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Speakers are 
requested to limit their comments to three minutes. Please note that 
this public comment period may start before 2:45 p.m. if all other 
agenda items have been covered and may end before 3 p.m. if all of 
those wishing to comment have done so. Please contact Mr. Ken Doyle, 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to register as a 
speaker.

Minutes

    Minutes from the meeting will be available for public review and 
copying within 30 days following the meeting at https://homeport.uscg.mil/tsac.

Notice of Future 2014 TSAC Meetings

    To receive automatic email notices of future TSAC meetings in 2014, 
go to the online docket, USCG-2013-1065 (http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=USCG-2013-1065), and select the sign-up-for-email-
alerts option. We plan to use the same docket number for all TSAC 
meetings notice in 2014, so when the next meeting notice is published 
you will receive an email alert from www.regulations.gov when the 
notice appears in this docket.

    Dated: January 29, 2014.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2014-02220 Filed 2-3-14; 8:45 am]
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