World Imports, Ltd., World Imports Chicago, LLC, and World Imports South, LLC v. OEC Group New York; Notice of Filing of Complaint and Assignment, 47171-47172 [2016-17088]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 139 / Wednesday, July 20, 2016 / Notices Dated: July 12, 2016. Daniel J. Rosenblatt, Acting Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2016–17162 Filed 7–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Deletion of Items From Sunshine Act Meeting July 14, 2016. The following consent agenda has been deleted from the list of items scheduled for consideration at the Thursday, July 14, 2016, Open Meeting and previously listed in the Commission’s Notice of July 7, 2016. The consent agenda has been adopted by the Commission. * * * * * Consent Agenda The Commission will consider the following subjects listed below as a consent agenda and these items will not be presented individually: 1. General Counsel: Title: William J. Kirsch Request for Inspection of Records (FOIA Control No. 2015–368). Summary: The Commission will consider a Memorandum Opinion and Order concerning the application for review filed by William J. Kirsch regarding a decision of the International Bureau’s fee estimate for processing his Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–17181 Filed 7–18–16; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Agreements Filed The Commission hereby gives notice of the filing of the following agreements under the Shipping Act of 1984. Interested parties may submit comments on the agreements to the Secretary, Federal Maritime Commission, Washington, DC 20573, within twelve days of the date this notice appears in the Federal Register. Copies of the agreements are available through the Commission’s Web site (www.fmc.gov) or by contacting the Office of Agreements at (202)–523–5793 or tradeanalysis@fmc.gov. Agreement No.: 011275–039. Title: Australia and New ZealandUnited States Discussion Agreement. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:24 Jul 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 Parties: CMA CGM, S.A. and ANL Singapore Pte Ltd. (acting as a single ¨ party); Hamburg-Sud KG; and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. Filing Party: Wayne R. Rohde, Esq.; Cozen O’Connor LLP; 1200 Nineteenth St. NW.; Washington, DC 20036. Synopsis: The amendment would delete Hapag-Lloyd AG as a party to the Agreement, remove an outdated reference to a former member from Appendix A, and revise Appendix B to the Agreement. Agreement No.: 012067–016. Title: U.S. Supplemental Agreement to HLC Agreement. Parties: BBC Chartering Carriers GmbH & Co. KG and BBC Chartering & Logistic GmbH & Co. KG, as a single member; Chipolbrok (Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping Company); Hanssy Shipping Pte. Ltd.; Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd.; Industrial Maritime Carriers, L.L.C.; Nordana Line A/S; and Rickmers-Linie GmbH & Cie. KG. Filing Party: Wade S. Hooker, Esq.; 211 Central Park W.; New York, NY 10024. Synopsis: The amendment would delete Hyundai Merchant Marine and Nordana Line A/S as parties to the U.S. Agreement and the worldwide HLC Agreement, and change the name of Rickmers-Linie GmbH & Co. KG to NPC Projects AS/Rickmers-Linie GmbH & Co. KG as a party to both Agreements. Agreement No.: 012425. Title: APL/ANL Space Charter Agreement. Parties: ANL Singapore Pte Ltd.; APL Co. Pte Ltd; and American President Lines, Ltd. Filing Party: Draughn B. Arbona, Esq; CMA CGM (America) LLC; 5701 Lake Wright Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502. Synopsis: The agreement authorizes APL to charter space to ANL in the trade between China and Korea on the one hand, and the U.S. East Coast on the other hand. By Order of the Federal Maritime Commission. Dated: July 15, 2016. Karen V. Gregory, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–17079 Filed 7–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6731–AA–P PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47171 FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION [Docket No. 16–15] World Imports, Ltd., World Imports Chicago, LLC, and World Imports South, LLC v. OEC Group New York; Notice of Filing of Complaint and Assignment Notice is given that a complaint has been filed with the Federal Maritime Commission (Commission) by World Imports, Ltd., World Imports Chicago, LLC, and World Imports South, LLC (collectively ‘‘World Imports’’), hereinafter ‘‘Complainants,’’ against OEC Group New York (‘‘OEC’’), hereinafter ‘‘Respondent.’’ Complainants state that they are corporations ‘‘formerly engaged in the business of buying furniture wholesale and selling it to retail distributors.’’ Complainant alleges that Respondent is a New York corporation and a ‘‘freight forwarder/logistics provider’’ providing non-vessel-operating common carrier services. Complainants allege that Respondent ‘‘was in possession of multiple landed shipments of merchandise for delivery’’ to Complainants but failed to release those goods on the basis of freight charges owed to Respondent for goods Respondent had ‘‘previously delivered and unconditionally released.’’ Further Complainant alleges that Respondent has ‘‘transmogrified what would have been an unsecured claim in World Imports’ bankruptcy proceedings into a secured maritime lien.’’ Complainant alleges that Respondent has violated section 10(d)(1) of the Shipping Act, 46 U.S.C. 41102(c), which provides that a common carrier ‘‘may not fail to establish, observe, and enforce just and reasonable regulations and practices relating to or connected with receiving, handling, storing, or delivering property.’’ Complainant requests the following relief: ‘‘an order be made commanding OEC to: (1) Cease and desist from the aforesaid violations; (2) establish and put in force such practices as the Commission determines to be lawful and reasonable; (3) to pay to World Imports by way of reparations for the unlawful conduct herein described the sum of $172,075.50, with interest and attorney’s fees or such other sum as the Commission may determine to be proper as an award of reparation; (4) to reimburse World Imports any sum it may be ordered to pay to OEC as a secured creditor in World Imports’ bankruptcy case, insofar as such sums reflect charges, fees, or the like demanded in violation of Section (10)(d)(1); and (5) that such other and E:\FR\FM\20JYN1.SGM 20JYN1 47172 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 139 / Wednesday, July 20, 2016 / Notices further order or orders be made as the Commission determines to be proper in the premises.’’ The full text of the complaint can be found in the Commission’s Electronic Reading Room at www.fmc.gov/16-15. This proceeding has been assigned to the Office of Administrative Law Judges. The initial decision of the presiding officer in this proceeding shall be issued by July 14, 2017, and the final decision of the Commission shall be issued by January 29, 2018. Karen V. Gregory, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–17088 Filed 7–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6731–AA–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [Notice–MG–2016–03; Docket No. 2016– 0002; Sequence 16] Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings; Green Building Advisory Committee; Request for Membership Nominations Office of Federal HighPerformance Green Buildings, General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Notice of solicitation of nominations for membership. AGENCY: The Administrator of the GSA established the Green Building Advisory Committee on June 20, 2011 (76 FR 118) pursuant to Section 494 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (42 U.S.C. 17123, or EISA), in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2). As the two-year commitments of some members of the Committee are expiring, this notice solicits additional qualified candidates for membership. DATES: Effective: July 20, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ken Sandler, Office of Federal High Performance Green Buildings, GSA, 202–219–1121. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Background The Green Building Advisory Committee (hereafter, ‘‘the Committee’’) provides advice to GSA as a mandatory Federal advisory committee, as specified in EISA and in accordance with the provisions of FACA. Under this authority, the Committee advises GSA on how the Office of Federal HighPerformance Green Buildings can most effectively accomplish its mission. Extensive information about the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:24 Jul 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 Committee, including current members, is available on GSA’s Web site at http:// www.gsa.gov/gbac. Membership requirements: The EISA statute authorizes the Committee and identifies the categories of members to be included. EISA names 10 Federal agencies and offices to be represented on the Committee, and GSA works directly with these agencies to identify their qualified representatives. This notice is focused exclusively on nonFederal members. EISA provides that, in addition to its required Federal members, the Committee shall include ‘‘other relevant agencies and entities, as determined by the Federal Director.’’ These are to include at least one representative of each of the following categories: ‘‘(i) State and local governmental green building programs; (ii) Independent green building associations or councils; (iii) Building experts, including architects, material suppliers, and construction contractors; (iv) Security advisors focusing on national security needs, natural disasters, and other dire emergency situations; (v) Public transportation industry experts; and (vi) Environmental health experts, including those with experience in children’s health.’’ EISA further specifies: ‘‘the total number of non-Federal members on the Committee at any time shall not exceed 15.’’ Member responsibilities: Approved Committee members will be appointed to terms of either 2 or 4 years with the possibility of membership renewals as appropriate. Membership is limited to the specific individuals appointed and is non-transferrable. Members are expected to attend all meetings in person, review all Committee materials, and actively provide their advice and input on topics covered by the Committee. Committee members will not receive compensation or travel reimbursements from the Government except where need has been demonstrated and funds are available. Solicitation for members: This notice provides an opportunity for individuals to present their qualifications and apply for an open seat on the Committee. GSA will ask Committee members whose terms are expiring to re-apply if they are interested in continuing to serve on the Committee. GSA will review all applications and determine which candidates are likely to add the most value to the Committee based on the criteria outlined in this notice. At a minimum, prospective members must have: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 —At least 5 years of high-performance green building experience, which may include a combination of projectbased, research and policy experience. —Academic degrees, certifications and/ or training demonstrating green building and related sustainability and real estate expertise. —Knowledge of Federal sustainability and energy laws and programs. —Proven ability to work effectively in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment and add value to the work of a committee. —Qualifications appropriate to specific statutory requirements (listed above). No person who is a Federallyregistered lobbyist may serve on the Committee, in accordance with the Presidential Memorandum ‘‘Lobbyists on Agency Boards and Commissions’’ (June 18, 2010). Nomination process for Advisory Committee appointment: There is no prescribed format for the nomination. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. A nomination package shall include the following information for each nominee: (1) A letter of nomination stating the name and organizational affiliation(s) of the nominee, membership capacity he/she will serve (see statutory categories above), nominee’s field(s) of expertise, and description of interest and qualifications; (2) A professional resume or CV; and (3) Complete contact information including name, return address, email address, and daytime telephone number of the nominee and nominator. GSA will consider nominations of all qualified individuals to ensure that the Committee includes the areas of green building subject matter expertise needed. GSA reserves the right to choose Committee members based on qualifications, experience, Committee balance, statutory requirements and all other factors deemed critical to the success of the Committee. Candidates may be asked to provide detailed financial information to permit evaluation of potential conflicts of interest that could impede their work on the Committee, in accordance with the requirements of FACA. All nominations must be submitted in sufficient time to be received by 5 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), on Monday, August 1, 2016, and be addressed to ken.sandler@ gsa.gov. E:\FR\FM\20JYN1.SGM 20JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 139 (Wednesday, July 20, 2016)]
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FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION

[Docket No. 16-15]


World Imports, Ltd., World Imports Chicago, LLC, and World 
Imports South, LLC v. OEC Group New York; Notice of Filing of Complaint 
and Assignment

    Notice is given that a complaint has been filed with the Federal 
Maritime Commission (Commission) by World Imports, Ltd., World Imports 
Chicago, LLC, and World Imports South, LLC (collectively ``World 
Imports''), hereinafter ``Complainants,'' against OEC Group New York 
(``OEC''), hereinafter ``Respondent.'' Complainants state that they are 
corporations ``formerly engaged in the business of buying furniture 
wholesale and selling it to retail distributors.'' Complainant alleges 
that Respondent is a New York corporation and a ``freight forwarder/
logistics provider'' providing non-vessel-operating common carrier 
services.
    Complainants allege that Respondent ``was in possession of multiple 
landed shipments of merchandise for delivery'' to Complainants but 
failed to release those goods on the basis of freight charges owed to 
Respondent for goods Respondent had ``previously delivered and 
unconditionally released.'' Further Complainant alleges that Respondent 
has ``transmogrified what would have been an unsecured claim in World 
Imports' bankruptcy proceedings into a secured maritime lien.'' 
Complainant alleges that Respondent has violated section 10(d)(1) of 
the Shipping Act, 46 U.S.C. 41102(c), which provides that a common 
carrier ``may not fail to establish, observe, and enforce just and 
reasonable regulations and practices relating to or connected with 
receiving, handling, storing, or delivering property.''
    Complainant requests the following relief: ``an order be made 
commanding OEC to: (1) Cease and desist from the aforesaid violations; 
(2) establish and put in force such practices as the Commission 
determines to be lawful and reasonable; (3) to pay to World Imports by 
way of reparations for the unlawful conduct herein described the sum of 
$172,075.50, with interest and attorney's fees or such other sum as the 
Commission may determine to be proper as an award of reparation; (4) to 
reimburse World Imports any sum it may be ordered to pay to OEC as a 
secured creditor in World Imports' bankruptcy case, insofar as such 
sums reflect charges, fees, or the like demanded in violation of 
Section (10)(d)(1); and (5) that such other and

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further order or orders be made as the Commission determines to be 
proper in the premises.''
    The full text of the complaint can be found in the Commission's 
Electronic Reading Room at www.fmc.gov/16-15.
    This proceeding has been assigned to the Office of Administrative 
Law Judges. The initial decision of the presiding officer in this 
proceeding shall be issued by July 14, 2017, and the final decision of 
the Commission shall be issued by January 29, 2018.

Karen V. Gregory,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-17088 Filed 7-19-16; 8:45 am]
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