Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel TIGRESS; Invitation for Public Comments, 91247 [2016-30197]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 242 / Friday, December 16, 2016 / Notices considered. If you wish to provide comments containing proprietary or confidential information, please contact the agency for alternate submission instructions. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: December 6, 2016. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–30196 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD 2016–0123] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel TIGRESS; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: 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 January 17, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2016–0123. 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 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bianca Carr, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–9309, Email Bianca.carr@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel TIGRESS is: mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Dec 15, 2016 Jkt 241001 —INTENDED COMMERCIAL USE OF VESSEL: Private sailing charters —GEOGRAPHIC REGION: ‘‘Massachusetts’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2016–0123 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 In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT/MARAD solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT/MARAD posts these comments, without edit, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice, DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS, accessible through www.dot.gov/privacy. In order to facilitate comment tracking and response, we encourage commenters to provide their name, or the name of their organization; however, submission of names is completely optional. Whether or not commenters identify themselves, all timely comments will be fully considered. If you wish to provide comments containing proprietary or confidential information, please contact the agency for alternate submission instructions. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: December 6, 2016. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–30197 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [Docket No. MARAD 2016- 0125] Agency Requests for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection(s): Requirements for Establishing U.S. Citizenship AGENCY: PO 00000 Maritime Administration, DOT. Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 91247 Notice and request for comments. ACTION: The Department of Transportation (DOT) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by February 14, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Docket No. MARAD– 2016–0125 through one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Pucci, 202–366–5167, Office of Maritime Program, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, Email: Michael.Pucci@dot.gov. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 2133–0012. Title: Requirements for Establishing U.S. Citizenship—46 CFR 355. Form Numbers: Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. Background: Maritime Administration implementing regulations at 46 CFR parts 355 and 356 set forth requirements for establishing U.S. citizenship in accordance with MARAD statutory authority. Those receiving benefits under 46 U.S.C. Chapters 531, 535, and 537 (formerly the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended), or applicants seeking a fishery endorsement eligibility approval pursuant to the American Fisheries Act must be citizens of the United States within the meaning of 46 U.S.C. 50501, (formerly Section 2 of the Shipping Act, 1916, as amended). In either case, whether seeking program benefits or fishery endorsement eligibility, Section 50501 sets forth the statutory requirements for determining whether an applicant, be it a corporation, partnership, or association is a U.S. citizen. 46 CFR part 356 is distinguished from 46 CFR part 355 in that Part 356 establishes requirements SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD 2016-0123]


Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: 
Vessel TIGRESS; Invitation for Public Comments

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 January 17, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD-2016-0123. 
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 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all 
documents entered into this docket is available at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bianca Carr, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Room W23-453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202-366-9309, Email 
Bianca.carr@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended 
service of the vessel TIGRESS is:

--INTENDED COMMERCIAL USE OF VESSEL: Private sailing charters
--GEOGRAPHIC REGION: ``Massachusetts''

    The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD-2016-0123 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

    In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT/MARAD solicits comments 
from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT/MARAD 
posts these comments, without edit, to www.regulations.gov, as 
described in the system of records notice, DOT/ALL-14 FDMS, accessible 
through www.dot.gov/privacy. In order to facilitate comment tracking 
and response, we encourage commenters to provide their name, or the 
name of their organization; however, submission of names is completely 
optional. Whether or not commenters identify themselves, all timely 
comments will be fully considered. If you wish to provide comments 
containing proprietary or confidential information, please contact the 
agency for alternate submission instructions.

    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.

    Dated: December 6, 2016.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-30197 Filed 12-15-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-81-P