Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the TUG BERT REINAUER, 55847 [2017-25418]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 225 / Friday, November 24, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY National Institutes of Health Coast Guard Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings [Docket No. USCG–2017–1023] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: AIDS and Related Research. Date: December 13, 2017. Time:10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Robert Freund, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5216, MSC 7852, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1050, freundr@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: AIDS and Related Research. Date: December 15, 2017. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Robert Freund, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5216, MSC 7852, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1050, freundr@csr.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844, 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: November 17, 2017. Anna Snouffer, Deputy Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–25339 Filed 11–22–17; 8:45 am] 18:19 Nov 22, 2017 Jkt 244001 Coast Guard, DHS. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a Certificate of Alternative Compliance (COAC) to the TUG BERT REINAUER because it is a vessel of special construction or purpose, that, with respect to the position of its navigation and towing lights, is not able to fully comply with the provisions of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, without interfering with the normal operation of the vessel. Our publication of this notice fulfills a statutory requirement and promotes maritime security. DATES: The Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued on November 16, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information or questions about this notice call or email Mr. Kevin Miller, First District Towing Vessel/Barge Safety Specialist, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone (617) 223–8272, email Kevin.L.Miller2@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States is signatory to the International Maritime Organization’s International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), as amended. The special construction or purpose of some vessels makes them unable to comply with the light, shape, and sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS. Under statutory law 1 and Coast Guard regulation,2 a vessel may instead meet alternative requirements and the vessel’s owner, builder, operator, or agent may apply for a Certificate of Alternate Compliance (COAC). For vessels of special construction, the cognizant Coast Guard District Office determines whether the vessel for which the COAC is sought complies as closely as possible with the 72 COLREGS, and decides whether to issue the COAC. The Coast Guard issued a COAC to the TUG BERT REINAUER on November 16, 2017. That COAC will remain valid until information supplied in the COAC application or the COAC terms become inapplicable to the vessel. SUMMARY: 1 33 2 33 BILLING CODE 4140–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the TUG BERT REINAUER PO 00000 U.S.C. 1605(c). CFR 81.3. Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Under the governing statute 3 and regulation,4 the Coast Guard must publish notice of having issued this COAC. This notice promotes maritime safety by informing vessels that may encounter the TUG BERT REINAUER to expect alternative positioning of its navigation and towing lights. The Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, certifies that the TUG BERT REINAUER is a vessel of special construction or purpose, and that, with respect to the position of the navigation and towing lights, it is not possible to comply fully with the requirements of the provisions enumerated in the 72 COLREGS, without interfering with the normal operation of the vessel. The Commandant further finds and certifies that the sidelights (9′ 7″ from the vessel’s side mounted on the pilot house) are in the closet possible compliance with the applicable provisions of the 72 COLREGS and that full compliance with the 72 COLREGS would not significantly enhance the safety of the vessel’s operation. This notice is issued under authority of 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18. Dated: November 20, 2017. Byron L. Black, Prevention Chief, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–25418 Filed 11–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2017–1003] National Maritime Security Advisory Committee U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee teleconference meeting. AGENCY: The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee will meet via teleconference, to review and discuss the results of the ‘‘Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 05–17; Guidelines for Addressing Cyber Risks at Maritime Transportation Security Act Regulated Facilities’’ task. This teleconference will be open to the public. SUMMARY: The Committee will meet on Thursday, December 14, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This teleconference may close early if all business is finished. DATES: 3 33 4 33 Sfmt 4703 55847 U.S.C. 1605(c). CFR 81.18. E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 225 (Friday, November 24, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 55847]
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[FR Doc No: 2017-25418]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2017-1023]


Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the TUG BERT REINAUER

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a Certificate of Alternative 
Compliance (COAC) to the TUG BERT REINAUER because it is a vessel of 
special construction or purpose, that, with respect to the position of 
its navigation and towing lights, is not able to fully comply with the 
provisions of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions 
at Sea, 1972, without interfering with the normal operation of the 
vessel. Our publication of this notice fulfills a statutory requirement 
and promotes maritime security.

DATES: The Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued on November 
16, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information or questions about 
this notice call or email Mr. Kevin Miller, First District Towing 
Vessel/Barge Safety Specialist, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone (617) 223-
8272, email Kevin.L.Miller2@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States is signatory to the 
International Maritime Organization's International Regulations for 
Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), as amended. The 
special construction or purpose of some vessels makes them unable to 
comply with the light, shape, and sound signal provisions of the 72 
COLREGS. Under statutory law \1\ and Coast Guard regulation,\2\ a 
vessel may instead meet alternative requirements and the vessel's 
owner, builder, operator, or agent may apply for a Certificate of 
Alternate Compliance (COAC).
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    \1\ 33 U.S.C. 1605(c).
    \2\ 33 CFR 81.3.
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    For vessels of special construction, the cognizant Coast Guard 
District Office determines whether the vessel for which the COAC is 
sought complies as closely as possible with the 72 COLREGS, and decides 
whether to issue the COAC. The Coast Guard issued a COAC to the TUG 
BERT REINAUER on November 16, 2017. That COAC will remain valid until 
information supplied in the COAC application or the COAC terms become 
inapplicable to the vessel.
    Under the governing statute \3\ and regulation,\4\ the Coast Guard 
must publish notice of having issued this COAC. This notice promotes 
maritime safety by informing vessels that may encounter the TUG BERT 
REINAUER to expect alternative positioning of its navigation and towing 
lights.
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    \3\ 33 U.S.C. 1605(c).
    \4\ 33 CFR 81.18.
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    The Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, certifies that the TUG BERT 
REINAUER is a vessel of special construction or purpose, and that, with 
respect to the position of the navigation and towing lights, it is not 
possible to comply fully with the requirements of the provisions 
enumerated in the 72 COLREGS, without interfering with the normal 
operation of the vessel. The Commandant further finds and certifies 
that the sidelights (9' 7'' from the vessel's side mounted on the pilot 
house) are in the closet possible compliance with the applicable 
provisions of the 72 COLREGS and that full compliance with the 72 
COLREGS would not significantly enhance the safety of the vessel's 
operation.
    This notice is issued under authority of 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 
CFR 81.18.

    Dated: November 20, 2017.
Byron L. Black,
Prevention Chief, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2017-25418 Filed 11-22-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9110-04-P