Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Determination of Fair and Reasonable Rates for the Carriage of Agricultural Cargoes on U.S. Commercial Vessels-46 CFR, 6083-6084 [2018-02699]

Download as PDF 6083 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 29 / Monday, February 12, 2018 / Notices on respondents will be 9,953 hours (3,208 hours for LAANC respondents and 6,745 hours for web portal respondents) for airspace authorizations, 4,120 hours for airspace waivers and 3,286 hours for operational waivers. Issued in Washington, DC, on February 6, 2018. Casey Nair, FAA LAANC Program Manager, Program Management Office, AJM–33. [FR Doc. 2018–02692 Filed 2–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2018–0015] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel MAYAN MYSTRESS; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 March 14, 2018. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2018–0015. 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. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Feb 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel MAYAN MYSTRESS is: —Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Pattie and I are retired and following our dream of touring the United States by water. Since we are both USCG licensed Captains, we would like to offset our operating costs by conducting sunset cruises, dinner cruises, sight seeing cruises, sailing instruction, and private charters in the regions we are visiting. We are eager to share our knowledge, experiences, and love of sailing with like minded guests, friends, and family without impacting the economic stability of the places we visit.’’ —Geographic Region: ‘‘Alabama, Alaska, California, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Texas, Washington.’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2018–0015 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 section 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. To better 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 PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: February 6, 2018. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–02685 Filed 2–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2018–0019] Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Determination of Fair and Reasonable Rates for the Carriage of Agricultural Cargoes on U.S. Commercial Vessels—46 CFR Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. The information collection is used by MARAD in determining Fair & Reasonable rates for the carriage of bulk and packaged agriculture preference cargoes on U.S.flag commercial vessels. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on November 14, 2017 (Federal Register 52771, Vol. 82, No. 218). SUMMARY: Comments must be submitted on or before March 14, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. 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. DATES: E:\FR\FM\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1 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-2018-0019]


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

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) 
abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for review and comments. The information collection is 
used by MARAD in determining Fair & Reasonable rates for the carriage 
of bulk and packaged agriculture preference cargoes on U.S.-flag 
commercial vessels. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment 
period soliciting comments on the following information collection was 
published on November 14, 2017 (Federal Register 52771, Vol. 82, No. 
218).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 14, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including 
suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Management and 
Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of the Secretary of 
Transportation, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. 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.

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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.)
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    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.

    Dated: February 6, 2018.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2018-02699 Filed 2-9-18; 8:45 am]
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