Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Application for Construction Reserve Fund and Annual Statements (CRF), 6084 [2018-02698]

Download as PDF 6084 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 29 / Monday, February 12, 2018 / Notices 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: (202) 366–5769, Office of Financial Approvals, 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 the Carriage of Agricultural Cargoes on U.S. Commercial Vessels—46 CFR. OMB Control Number: 2133–0514. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: This collection of information requires U.S.-flag operators to submit annual vessel operating costs and capital costs data to Maritime Administration officials. The information is 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. Respondents: U.S. citizens who own and operate U.S.-flag vessels. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. 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.) * * * * * By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: February 6, 2018. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2018–02699 Filed 2–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Feb 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2018–0017] Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Application for Construction Reserve Fund and Annual Statements (CRF) Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: 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 is required in order for MARAD to determine whether the applicant is qualified for the benefits of the CRF program. 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 April 13, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Docket No. DOT–MARAD– 2018–0017 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: Daniel Ladd, 202–366–1859, Office of Financial Approvals, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Construction Reserve Fund (CRF) and Annual Statements. OMB Control Number: 2133–0032. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: The Construction Reserve Fund (CRF), authorized by 46 U.S.C. Chapter 533, is a financial assistance program which provides tax deferral benefits to U.S.-flag operators. Eligible parties can defer the gain attributable to the sale or loss of a vessel, provided the proceeds are used to expand or modernize the U.S. merchant fleet. The primary purpose of the CRF is to promote the construction, reconstruction, reconditioning, or acquisition of merchant vessels which are necessary for national defense and to the development of U.S. commerce. Respondents: Citizens who own or operate vessels in the U.S. foreign or domestic commerce who desire tax benefits under the CRF program must respond. Affected Public: Owners or operators of vessels in the domestic or foreign commerce. Estimated Number of Respondents: 17. Estimated Number of Responses: 17. Estimated Hours per Response: 9 hour. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 153. Frequency of Response: Annually. (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: February 6, 2018. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.. Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–02698 Filed 2–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2018–0014] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel DELA; 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 29 (Monday, February 12, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-2018-0017]


Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved 
Information Collection: Application for Construction Reserve Fund and 
Annual Statements (CRF)

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation.

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 is required in order for MARAD to determine whether the 
applicant is qualified for the benefits of the CRF program. 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 April 13, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Docket No. DOT-MARAD-
2018-0017 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: Daniel Ladd, 202-366-1859, Office of 
Financial Approvals, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Application for Construction Reserve Fund (CRF) and Annual 
Statements.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0032.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection.
    Abstract: The Construction Reserve Fund (CRF), authorized by 46 
U.S.C. Chapter 533, is a financial assistance program which provides 
tax deferral benefits to U.S.-flag operators. Eligible parties can 
defer the gain attributable to the sale or loss of a vessel, provided 
the proceeds are used to expand or modernize the U.S. merchant fleet. 
The primary purpose of the CRF is to promote the construction, 
reconstruction, reconditioning, or acquisition of merchant vessels 
which are necessary for national defense and to the development of U.S. 
commerce.
    Respondents: Citizens who own or operate vessels in the U.S. 
foreign or domestic commerce who desire tax benefits under the CRF 
program must respond.
    Affected Public: Owners or operators of vessels in the domestic or 
foreign commerce.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 17.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 17.
    Estimated Hours per Response: 9 hour.
    Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 153.
    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: February 6, 2018.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr..
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2018-02698 Filed 2-9-18; 8:45 am]
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