Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Determination of Fair and Reasonable Rates for Carriage of Agriculture Cargoes on U.S. Commercial Vessels-46 CFR 382, 52771-52772 [2017-24563]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 14, 2017 / Notices the agency for alternate submission instructions. (Authority: 49 CFR 1.93(a), 46 U.S.C. 55103, 46 U.S.C. 12121) * * * * * By Order of the Maritime Administrator Dated: November 7, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–24561 Filed 11–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2017–0183] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel ARCADIA; 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 December 14, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2017–0183. 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 ARCADIA is: ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:27 Nov 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 —INTENDED COMMERCIAL USE OF VESSEL: ‘‘To function as base camp/ mothership for coastal sport fishing charters.’’ —GEOGRAPHIC REGION: ‘‘Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2017–0183 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. (Authority: 49 CFR 1.93(a), 46 U.S.C. 55103, 46 U.S.C. 12121) * * * * * By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: November 7, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–24562 Filed 11–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52771 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. DOT–MARAD–2017–0184] Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Determination of Fair and Reasonable Rates for Carriage of Agriculture Cargoes on U.S. Commercial Vessels—46 CFR 382 Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) invites public comments on our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The information to be collected will be used by the Maritime Administration in determining fair and reasonable guideline rates for the carriage of preference cargoes on U.S.flag vessels. In addition, U.S.-flag vessel operators are required to submit Post Voyage Reports to the Maritime Administration after completion of a cargo preference voyage. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 16, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Docket No. DOT–MARAD– 2017–0184 through one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Search using the above DOT docket number and follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • 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. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the Department’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Albert Bratton, Telephone Number: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1 52772 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 14, 2017 / Notices (202) 366–5769, Office of Business Finance, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Determination of Fair and Reasonable Rates for Carriage of Agriculture Cargoes on U.S.-Commercial Vessels—46 CFR 382. OMB Control Number: 2133–0514. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: 46 U.S.C. 55305 and the Food Security Act of 1985 require that at least 50% of U.S. government sponsored agriculture bulk and packaged cargoes be shipped on U.S.flag vessels to the extent that such vessels are available at fair and reasonable rates. Pursuant to 46 CFR part 381, Government agencies must comply with the cargo preference laws and must submit data to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) on U.S. and foreign-flag carriage of preference cargoes under their control. Part 382 requires U.S. operators to submit specific data to MARAD regarding fair and reasonable guideline rates for the carriage of preference cargoes on U.S.flag vessels. The collection of vessel data contributes toward the U.S. Department of Transportation’s strategic goal of National Security. In addition, this data collection requires U.S.-flag operators to submit vessel-operating costs and capital costs data to MARAD officials on an annual basis. This information is needed by MARAD to establish fair and reasonable Application No. Docket No. guideline rates for carriage of specific cargoes on U.S. vessels. Respondents: U.S. citizens who own and operate U.S.-flag vessels. Affected Public: U.S. citizens who own and operate U.S.-flag vessels. Estimated Number of Respondents: 41. Estimated Number of Responses: 68. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 176. Frequency of Response: Annually. the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the application described herein. (Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93.) * * * * * By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: November 7, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–24563 Filed 11–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Hazardous Materials: Notice of Applications for Special Permits Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of actions on special permit applications. AGENCY: In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, special permits from the Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Material Regulations, notice is hereby given that SUMMARY: Applicant Regulation(s) affected Comments must be received on or before December 14, 2017. ADDRESSES: Record Center, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590. Comments should refer to the application number and be submitted in triplicate. If confirmation of receipt of comments is desired, include a selfaddressed stamped postcard showing the special permit number. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Paquet, Director, Office of Hazardous Materials Approvals and Permits Division, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, East Building, PHH–30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC 20590–0001, (202) 366– 4535. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Copies of the applications are available for inspection in the Records Center, East Building, PHH–30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC, or at http://regulations.gov. This notice of receipt of applications for special permit is published in accordance with part 107 of the Federal hazardous materials transportation law (49 U.S.C. 5117(b); 49 CFR 1.53(b)). DATES: Issued in Washington, DC, on October 31, 2017. Donald Burger, Chief, General Approvals and Permits Branch. Nature of the special permits thereof SPECIAL PERMITS DATA ........................... United States Secret Service. 175.75(b) ........................ 12130–M ........... ........................... FIBA Technologies, Inc .. 173.318, 176.76(g), 173.315. 13027–M ........... ........................... ........................... HERNCO Fabrication & Services, Inc. Precision Technik, Inc .... ......................................... 15806–M ........... 20274–M ........... ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 10784–M ........... ........................... SDV (USA) Inc ............... VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:27 Nov 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00063 173.201, 173.202, 173.203, 173.302, 173.304, 180.209. 172.300, 172.301, 172.400. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 To modify the special permit to authorize an additional DOT-specification cylinder to be transported in First Aid/Trauma Kits aboard passenger carrying aircraft. To modify the special permit to change it from a manufacturing permit to a use permit and eliminating the record requirements. To modify the special permit to authorize the adding of additional Class 3 hazmat. To modify the special permit to authorize use of single hatch openings on cylinders, increase the MAWP to 745 psig and decrease the working temperature to 131 degrees. To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain non-DOT specification containers containing certain Division 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 liquefied and compressed gases and other hazardous materials for use in specialty cooling applications such as satellites and military aircraft. E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 218 (Tuesday, November 14, 2017)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. DOT-MARAD-2017-0184]


Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved 
Information Collection: Determination of Fair and Reasonable Rates for 
Carriage of Agriculture Cargoes on U.S. Commercial Vessels--46 CFR 382

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) invites public comments on 
our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
approval to renew an information collection. The information to be 
collected will be used by the Maritime Administration in determining 
fair and reasonable guideline rates for the carriage of preference 
cargoes on U.S.-flag vessels. In addition, U.S.-flag vessel operators 
are required to submit Post Voyage Reports to the Maritime 
Administration after completion of a cargo preference voyage. We are 
required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 16, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Docket No. DOT-MARAD-
2017-0184 through one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Search using the above DOT docket number and follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
     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.
    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the Department's performance; (b) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department to 
enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; 
and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the 
quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or 
include your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this 
information collection.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Albert Bratton, Telephone Number:

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(202) 366-5769, Office of Business Finance, Maritime Administration, 
U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Determination of Fair and Reasonable Rates for Carriage of 
Agriculture Cargoes on U.S.-Commercial Vessels--46 CFR 382.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0514.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection.
    Abstract: 46 U.S.C. 55305 and the Food Security Act of 1985 require 
that at least 50% of U.S. government sponsored agriculture bulk and 
packaged cargoes be shipped on U.S.-flag vessels to the extent that 
such vessels are available at fair and reasonable rates. Pursuant to 46 
CFR part 381, Government agencies must comply with the cargo preference 
laws and must submit data to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) on 
U.S. and foreign-flag carriage of preference cargoes under their 
control. Part 382 requires U.S. operators to submit specific data to 
MARAD regarding fair and reasonable guideline rates for the carriage of 
preference cargoes on U.S.-flag vessels. The collection of vessel data 
contributes toward the U.S. Department of Transportation's strategic 
goal of National Security.
    In addition, this data collection requires U.S.-flag operators to 
submit vessel-operating costs and capital costs data to MARAD officials 
on an annual basis. This information is needed by MARAD to establish 
fair and reasonable guideline rates for carriage of specific cargoes on 
U.S. vessels.
    Respondents: U.S. citizens who own and operate U.S.-flag vessels.
    Affected Public: U.S. citizens who own and operate U.S.-flag 
vessels.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 41.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 68.
    Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 176.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.

(Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93.)
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    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.

    Dated: November 7, 2017.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2017-24563 Filed 11-13-17; 8:45 am]
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