Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 82-Mobile, Alabama; Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Aker Solutions, Inc., (Undersea Umbilicals), Mobile, Alabama, 58591-58592 [2017-26848]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 13, 2017 / Notices Estimated annual number of respondents: 302. Estimated annual number of responses per respondent: 61. Estimated annual number of responses: 18,500. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 8,608 hours. (Due to averaging, the total annual burden hours may not equal the product of the annual number of responses multiplied by the reporting burden per response.) All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Done in Washington, DC, this 7th day of December 2017. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2017–26788 Filed 12–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–53–2017] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 26—Atlanta, Georgia; Authorization of Production Activity; Nisshinbo Automotive Manufacturing, Inc. (Automotive Brake Linings, Pads, and Disc Pads); Covington, Georgia On August 10, 2017, the Georgia Foreign Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 26, submitted a notification of proposed activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Nisshinbo Automotive Manufacturing, Inc., within FTZ 26, Site 33, in Covington, Georgia. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (82 FR 41208, August 30, 2017). On December 8, 2017, the applicant was notified of the FTZ Board’s decision that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification was authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: December 8, 2017. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–26852 Filed 12–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:53 Dec 12, 2017 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–42–2017] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 122—Corpus Christi, Texas; Authorization of Production Activity; Voestalpine Texas, LLC; Subzone 122T (Hot Briquetted Iron By-Products); Portland, Texas On June 12, 2017, the Port of Corpus Christi Authority, grantee of FTZ 122, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Voestalpine Texas, LLC, within Subzone 122T, in Portland, Texas. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (82 FR 30821, July 3, 2017). On October 10, 2017, the applicant was notified of the FTZ Board’s decision that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification was authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: December 6, 2017. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–26851 Filed 12–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–161–2017] Approval of Expanded Subzone Status; Orgill, Inc., Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho On October 13, 2017, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Southwest Idaho Manufacturers’ Alliance, grantee of FTZ 280, requesting expanded subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 280, on behalf of Orgill, Inc., in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (82 FR 48481, October 18, 2017). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board Executive Secretary (15 CFR Sec. 400.36(f)), the application to expand PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58591 Subzone 280B was approved on December 4, 2017, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 280’s 2,000-acre activation limit. Dated: December 5, 2017. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–26850 Filed 12–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–46–2017] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 106— Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Authorization of Production Activity, Eastman Kodak Company (Printing Flexographic Plates), Weatherford, Oklahoma On June 21, 2017, Eastman Kodak Company submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility within Subzone 106F, in Weatherford, Oklahoma. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (82 FR 31554, July 7, 2017). On October 19, 2017, the applicant was notified of the FTZ Board’s decision that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification was authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: December 6, 2017. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–26849 Filed 12–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–76–2017] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 82—Mobile, Alabama; Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Aker Solutions, Inc., (Undersea Umbilicals), Mobile, Alabama The City of Mobile, grantee of FTZ 82, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Aker Solutions, Inc. (Aker), located in Mobile, Alabama. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 58592 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 13, 2017 / Notices FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on December 5, 2017. Aker already has authority for the production of undersea umbilicals within Site 7 of FTZ 82. The current request would add finished products and foreign status materials/components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreignstatus materials/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 Aker from customs duty payments on the foreign-status materials/components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/components noted below and in the existing scope of authority, Aker would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Steel tube flying leads; hydraulic flying leads; cobra head terminations; umbilical termination assemblies; subsea distribution assemblies; mud mat assemblies; and, integrated controls jumpers/hydraulic bridge jumpers (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 3.7%). Aker would be able to avoid duty on foreign-status components which become scrap/waste. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The materials/components sourced from abroad include: Super duplex steel tubes; electrical cables exceeding 1000V; electrical cables exceeding 600V; fiber optic cables; rotary disc valves; valve bodies, bonnets, gates, seats, stems, non-elastomeric seals, elastomeric seals and fastener hardware for rotary disc valves; clamp connector assemblies; inboard hub forgings of low alloy steel; inboard hub flanges of low alloy steel; outboard hub forgings of low alloy steel; hub retainer flanges of low alloy steel; pressure cap forgings of low alloy steel; rotary gate valves; hydraulic gate valves; vertical connection system guide cone weldments; left/right retainer ring elements for clamp connector assemblies; and, top ring elements for clamp connector assemblies (duty rate ranges from dutyfree to 5.3%). 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 January 22, 2018. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:53 Dec 12, 2017 Jkt 244001 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 website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Elizabeth Whiteman at Elizabeth. Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: December 6, 2017. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–26848 Filed 12–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness Solicitation of Nominations for Membership International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an opportunity to apply for membership on the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is requesting nominations for the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (‘‘The Committee’’). The Committee was established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Committee was first chartered on November 21, 2011, and subsequently renewed on November 20, 2013, and November 17, 2015. The Department of Commerce most recently renewed the Committee for another two-year term beginning on November 16, 2017. The Committee has functioned effectively, and the Department has an on-going need for consensus advice regarding U.S. supply chain competitiveness. The Committee advises the Secretary on the necessary elements of a comprehensive policy approach to supply chain competitiveness designed to support U.S. export growth and national economic competitiveness, encourage innovation, facilitate the movement of goods, and improve the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains for goods and services in the domestic and global economy; and provides advice to the Secretary on regulatory policies and programs and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains. The Department is seeking nominations for the newlyrechartered Committee. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Applications for immediate consideration for appointment must be received on or before 5:00 p.m. EDT on January 12, 2018. After that date, the Department of Commerce will continue to accept applications to fill any vacancies that may arise during the charter period. ADDRESSES: Richard Boll, Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services, Room 11014, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; phone 202–482–1135; email: richard.boll@ trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Boll, Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services, Room 11014, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; phone 202–482– 1135; email: richard.boll@trade.gov. Please visit the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness website at: http://trade.gov/td/services/oscpb/ supplychain/acscc/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee has a maximum of 45 members. The Department of Commerce is seeking nominations for immediate consideration to fill positions on the Committee for the 2017–2019 charter term, and will continue to accept nominations under this notice on an ongoing basis for two-years for consideration to fill vacancies that may arise during the charter term. Member appointment terms run for two-years concurrently with the Committee charter. Members will be selected based upon their ability to advise the Secretary of Commerce on the necessary elements of a comprehensive policy approach to supply chain competitiveness designed to support U.S. export growth and national economic competitiveness, encourage innovation, facilitate the movement of goods, and improve the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains for goods and services in the domestic and global economy; and to provide advice to the Secretary on regulatory policies and programs and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 238 (Wednesday, December 13, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-76-2017]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 82--Mobile, Alabama; Notification of 
Proposed Production Activity, Aker Solutions, Inc., (Undersea 
Umbilicals), Mobile, Alabama

    The City of Mobile, grantee of FTZ 82, submitted a notification of 
proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Aker 
Solutions, Inc. (Aker), located in Mobile, Alabama. The notification 
conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the

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FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on December 5, 2017.
    Aker already has authority for the production of undersea 
umbilicals within Site 7 of FTZ 82. The current request would add 
finished products and foreign status materials/components to the scope 
of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority 
would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials/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 Aker from customs duty 
payments on the foreign-status materials/components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/
components noted below and in the existing scope of authority, Aker 
would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures 
that apply to: Steel tube flying leads; hydraulic flying leads; cobra 
head terminations; umbilical termination assemblies; subsea 
distribution assemblies; mud mat assemblies; and, integrated controls 
jumpers/hydraulic bridge jumpers (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 
3.7%). Aker would be able to avoid duty on foreign-status components 
which become scrap/waste. Customs duties also could possibly be 
deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment.
    The materials/components sourced from abroad include: Super duplex 
steel tubes; electrical cables exceeding 1000V; electrical cables 
exceeding 600V; fiber optic cables; rotary disc valves; valve bodies, 
bonnets, gates, seats, stems, non-elastomeric seals, elastomeric seals 
and fastener hardware for rotary disc valves; clamp connector 
assemblies; inboard hub forgings of low alloy steel; inboard hub 
flanges of low alloy steel; outboard hub forgings of low alloy steel; 
hub retainer flanges of low alloy steel; pressure cap forgings of low 
alloy steel; rotary gate valves; hydraulic gate valves; vertical 
connection system guide cone weldments; left/right retainer ring 
elements for clamp connector assemblies; and, top ring elements for 
clamp connector assemblies (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 5.3%).
    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 January 22, 2018.
    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 website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz.
    For further information, contact Elizabeth Whiteman at 
[email protected] or (202) 482-0473.

    Dated: December 6, 2017.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-26848 Filed 12-12-17; 8:45 am]
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