Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 92-Harrison County, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; TopShip, LLC (Shipbuilding); Gulfport, Mississippi, 62078-62079 [2016-21651]

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[FR Doc. 2016–21612 Filed 9–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–57–2016] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 92—Harrison County, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; TopShip, LLC (Shipbuilding); Gulfport, Mississippi The Mississippi Coast Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 92, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of TopShip, LLC (TopShip), located in Gulfport, Mississippi. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on August 30, 2016. The request indicates that a separate application for subzone designation at the TopShip facility will be submitted. A subzone application would be processed under Section 400.31 of the Board’s regulations. The TopShip facility is used for the manufacturing of ocean-going vessels. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt TopShip from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, TopShip would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Vessels for the transport of persons and goods; and, hulls (duty-free) for the foreign-status inputs noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Floor bonding and coating; plastic tubes and joints for generator sets; plastic flooring; plastic generator set spare parts; rubber hoses with fittings; sealing rings; curtains; oil booms; rock wool; glass partitions; steel flanges; marine doors; small steel drums; steel metadisc fasteners; steel washers; steel fasteners; E:\FR\FM\08SEN1.SGM 08SEN1 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 174 / Thursday, September 8, 2016 / Notices manholes; ladders; raceways; aluminum profiles; aluminum wall and ceiling panels; copper nickel flanges; bobbins; handrails; hollow aluminum profiles; aluminum profiles for door and window frames; tin battery boxes and parts; marine door parts; door mounts; aluminum cofferdams; aluminum electrodes; diesel engines; diesel engine parts; propulsion parts; ride control system parts; ride control systems; cables; marine engine spare parts; propulsion equipment; marine engine seals; main foil assemblies; vulkan shafts; manifold for engines; ride controllers; fuel pumps; heaters; fire dampers; ventilation equipment; intake filters; water separators; food waste handling system pumps; winches; straddle carriers; davits; ships spare bushings; computerized monitoring systems; solid waste processors; controls; thrusters; pressure valves; composite parts; bearings; shafts; gears; couplings; mechanical seals for water jets; propeller blades; anti-vibration mounts; AC multi-phase electric motors; electric motors not exceeding 373kW; electrical generators with output exceeding 750 kVA; davit parts; transformers; converter cabinet units; horns; bells; gongs; windshield wiper parts; computer parts; electrical equipment; central control units; power supplies; control systems containers; breakers; electrical terminals; bridge firefighting control panels; distribution panels; 20A, 20V power supplies; switchboards; electrical components; electrical cables; vibration control equipment; marine evacuation equipment; marine evacuation system life rafts and components; helm chairs; table brackets and plates; seats and accessories; furniture; seat parts; searchlights; and, bathroom modules (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 11.3%). The request indicates that curtains classified under HTSUS Subheading 6303.12 will be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41) or domestic status (19 CFR 146.43), thereby precluding inverted tariff benefits on such items. The production activity under FTZ procedures would be subject to the ‘‘standard shipyard restriction’’ applicable to foreign origin steel mill products, which requires that TopShip pay all applicable duties on such items. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is October 18, 2016. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:34 Sep 07, 2016 Jkt 238001 Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Elizabeth Whiteman at Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: September 1, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–21651 Filed 9–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security [160826784–6784–01] RIN 0694–XC033 Effectiveness of Licensing Procedures for Agricultural Commodities to Cuba Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce. ACTION: Request for comments. AGENCY: The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is requesting public comments on the effectiveness of its licensing procedures as defined in the Export Administration Regulations for the export of agricultural commodities to Cuba. BIS will include a description of these comments in its biennial report to the Congress, as required by the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000, as amended (TSRA). DATES: Comments must be received by October 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent by email to publiccomments@ bis.doc.gov with a reference to ‘‘TSRA 2016 Report’’ in the subject line. Written comments may be submitted by mail to Regulatory Policy Division, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 2099B, Washington, DC 20230 with a reference to ‘‘TSRA 2016 Report.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracy L. Patts, Office of Nonproliferation and Treaty Compliance, Telephone: (202) 482– 4252. Additional information on BIS procedures and previous biennial reports under TSRA is available at http://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/ policy-guidance/country-guidance/ sanctioned-destinations/13-policyguidance/country-guidance/426-reportsto-congress. Copies of these materials SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 62079 may also be requested by contacting the Office of Nonproliferation and Treaty Compliance. Pursuant to section 906(a) of the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (TSRA) (22 U.S.C. 7205(a)), the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) authorizes exports of agricultural commodities, as defined in part 772 of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), to Cuba. Requirements and procedures associated with such authorization are set forth in section 740.18 of the EAR (15 CFR 740.18). These are the only licensing procedures in the EAR currently in effect pursuant to the requirements of section 906(a) of TSRA. Under the provisions of section 906(c) of TSRA (22 U.S.C.7205(c)), BIS must submit a biennial report to the Congress on the operation of the licensing system implemented pursuant to section 906(a) for the preceding two-year period. This report must include the number and types of licenses applied for, the number and types of licenses approved, the average amount of time elapsed from the date of filing of a license application until the date of its approval, the extent to which the licensing procedures were effectively implemented, and a description of comments received from interested parties during a 30-day public comment period about the effectiveness of the licensing procedures. BIS is currently preparing a biennial report on the operation of the licensing system for the two-year period from October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2016. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Request for Comments By this notice, BIS requests public comments on the effectiveness of the licensing procedures for the export of agricultural commodities to Cuba set forth under section 740.18 of the EAR. Parties submitting comments are asked to be as specific as possible. All comments received by the close of the comment period will be considered by BIS in developing the report to Congress. All comments must be in writing and will be available for public inspection and copying. Any information that the commenter does not wish to be made available to the public should not be submitted to BIS. Dated: September 2, 2016. Kevin J. Wolf, Assistant Secretary for Export Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–21607 Filed 9–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P E:\FR\FM\08SEN1.SGM 08SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-57-2016]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 92--Harrison County, Mississippi; 
Notification of Proposed Production Activity; TopShip, LLC 
(Shipbuilding); Gulfport, Mississippi

    The Mississippi Coast Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 92, 
submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ 
Board on behalf of TopShip, LLC (TopShip), located in Gulfport, 
Mississippi. The notification conforming to the requirements of the 
regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on August 30, 
2016.
    The request indicates that a separate application for subzone 
designation at the TopShip facility will be submitted. A subzone 
application would be processed under Section 400.31 of the Board's 
regulations. The TopShip facility is used for the manufacturing of 
ocean-going vessels. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would 
be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and 
specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as 
described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt TopShip from customs 
duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, TopShip would be able to choose the 
duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Vessels for 
the transport of persons and goods; and, hulls (duty-free) for the 
foreign-status inputs noted below. Customs duties also could possibly 
be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment.
    The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Floor 
bonding and coating; plastic tubes and joints for generator sets; 
plastic flooring; plastic generator set spare parts; rubber hoses with 
fittings; sealing rings; curtains; oil booms; rock wool; glass 
partitions; steel flanges; marine doors; small steel drums; steel 
metadisc fasteners; steel washers; steel fasteners;

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manholes; ladders; raceways; aluminum profiles; aluminum wall and 
ceiling panels; copper nickel flanges; bobbins; handrails; hollow 
aluminum profiles; aluminum profiles for door and window frames; tin 
battery boxes and parts; marine door parts; door mounts; aluminum 
cofferdams; aluminum electrodes; diesel engines; diesel engine parts; 
propulsion parts; ride control system parts; ride control systems; 
cables; marine engine spare parts; propulsion equipment; marine engine 
seals; main foil assemblies; vulkan shafts; manifold for engines; ride 
controllers; fuel pumps; heaters; fire dampers; ventilation equipment; 
intake filters; water separators; food waste handling system pumps; 
winches; straddle carriers; davits; ships spare bushings; computerized 
monitoring systems; solid waste processors; controls; thrusters; 
pressure valves; composite parts; bearings; shafts; gears; couplings; 
mechanical seals for water jets; propeller blades; anti-vibration 
mounts; AC multi-phase electric motors; electric motors not exceeding 
373kW; electrical generators with output exceeding 750 kVA; davit 
parts; transformers; converter cabinet units; horns; bells; gongs; 
windshield wiper parts; computer parts; electrical equipment; central 
control units; power supplies; control systems containers; breakers; 
electrical terminals; bridge firefighting control panels; distribution 
panels; 20A, 20V power supplies; switchboards; electrical components; 
electrical cables; vibration control equipment; marine evacuation 
equipment; marine evacuation system life rafts and components; helm 
chairs; table brackets and plates; seats and accessories; furniture; 
seat parts; searchlights; and, bathroom modules (duty rate ranges from 
duty-free to 11.3%). The request indicates that curtains classified 
under HTSUS Subheading 6303.12 will be admitted to the zone in 
privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41) or domestic status (19 CFR 
146.43), thereby precluding inverted tariff benefits on such items. The 
production activity under FTZ procedures would be subject to the 
``standard shipyard restriction'' applicable to foreign origin steel 
mill products, which requires that TopShip pay all applicable duties on 
such items.
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the Board's Executive Secretary at the address 
below. The closing period for their receipt is October 18, 2016.
    A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection 
at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230-0002, and in the ``Reading Room'' section of the 
Board's Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz.
    For further information, contact Elizabeth Whiteman at 
Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482-0473.

    Dated: September 1, 2016.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
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