Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions, 17897-17898 [2018-08423]

Download as PDF 17897 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 79 / Tuesday, April 24, 2018 / Notices 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. 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. Date: April 19, 2018. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–08470 Filed 4–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2018–0056] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel SUITE BLUE MIDNIGHT; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. 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 May 24, 2018. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2018–0056. Written comments may be submitted by daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Apr 23, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 SUITE BLUE MIDNIGHT is: — Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Boy Scouts of America Seabase educational cruising the Florida Keys.’’ — Geographic Region: ‘‘Florida’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2018–0056 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. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: April 19, 2018. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–08474 Filed 4–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. SUB–AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for applicable date. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622–2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202–622–4855; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202–622–2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1 17898 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 79 / Tuesday, April 24, 2018 / Notices Notice of OFAC Actions On April 18, 2018, OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authority listed below. Individual Entity 1. BARAKAT TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL ORGANIZATION (a.k.a. NASIF BARAKAT ALIEN SMUGGLING ORGANIZATION), Syria; Lebanon; United Arab Emirates; Turkey; Brazil; Colombia; Guatemala; Venezuela; Panama; Mexico [TCO]. Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(A) of E.O. 13581 for being a foreign person that constitutes a significant transnational criminal organization. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2018–08423 Filed 4–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service 1. BARAKAT, Nasif (a.k.a. ABOUTARIF, Nassif; a.k.a. BARAKAT AL FAHILIH, Nasif Jarjis; a.k.a. BARAKAT ALVAHILH, Nasif Gergers; a.k.a. BARAKAT, Nassif; a.k.a. BARKAT, Nasif; a.k.a. BARKAT, Nassif; a.k.a. TARIF, Abu), Fahel, Syria; Germana, Damascus, Syria; Al-Qassaa, Damascus, Syria; Al Fuhaylah, Homs, Syria; DOB 20 Jun 1971; alt. DOB 30 Nov 1970; citizen Syria; Gender Male; National ID No. 04010136281 (Syria) (individual) [TCO] (Linked To: BARAKAT TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL ORGANIZATION). Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(B) of Executive Order 13581 of July 25, 2011, ‘‘Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations’’ (E.O. 13581) for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services to or in support of, the BARAKAT TCO, a person determined to be subject to E.O. 13581. Also designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(C) of E.O. 13581 for having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the BARAKAT TCO. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Dated: April 18, 2018. John E. Smith, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. 17:03 Apr 23, 2018 Jkt 244001 Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 2587 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 2587, Application for Special Enrollment Examination. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 25, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Sandra Lowery at Internal Revenue Service, room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 317– 5754 or through the internet, at Sandra.J.Lowery@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Special Enrollment Examination. OMB Number: 1545–0949. Form Number: Form 2587. Abstract: Filers use this form to apply to take the Special Enrollment Examination to establish eligibility for enrollment to practice before the Internal Revenue Service. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 11,000. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: March 29, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–08561 Filed 4–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 79 (Tuesday, April 24, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17897-17898]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-08423]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions

SUB-AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets 
Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have 
been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked 
Persons List based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable 
legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property 
subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. 
persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with 
them.

DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for applicable date.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global 
Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions 
Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for 
Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory 
Affairs, tel.: 202-622-4855; or the Department of the Treasury's Office 
of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets 
Control), tel.: 202-622-2410.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Electronic Availability

    The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and 
additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available 
on OFAC's website (www.treasury.gov/ofac).

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Notice of OFAC Actions

    On April 18, 2018, OFAC determined that the property and interests 
in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are 
blocked under the relevant sanctions authority listed below.

Individual

    1. BARAKAT, Nasif (a.k.a. ABOUTARIF, Nassif; a.k.a. BARAKAT AL 
FAHILIH, Nasif Jarjis; a.k.a. BARAKAT ALVAHILH, Nasif Gergers; a.k.a. 
BARAKAT, Nassif; a.k.a. BARKAT, Nasif; a.k.a. BARKAT, Nassif; a.k.a. 
TARIF, Abu), Fahel, Syria; Germana, Damascus, Syria; Al-Qassaa, 
Damascus, Syria; Al Fuhaylah, Homs, Syria; DOB 20 Jun 1971; alt. DOB 30 
Nov 1970; citizen Syria; Gender Male; National ID No. 04010136281 
(Syria) (individual) [TCO] (Linked To: BARAKAT TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL 
ORGANIZATION).
    Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(B) of Executive Order 13581 
of July 25, 2011, ``Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal 
Organizations'' (E.O. 13581) for having materially assisted, sponsored, 
or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods 
or services to or in support of, the BARAKAT TCO, a person determined 
to be subject to E.O. 13581.
    Also designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(C) of E.O. 13581 for 
having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or 
indirectly, the BARAKAT TCO.

Entity

    1. BARAKAT TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL ORGANIZATION (a.k.a. NASIF 
BARAKAT ALIEN SMUGGLING ORGANIZATION), Syria; Lebanon; United Arab 
Emirates; Turkey; Brazil; Colombia; Guatemala; Venezuela; Panama; 
Mexico [TCO].
    Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(A) of E.O. 13581 for being 
a foreign person that constitutes a significant transnational criminal 
organization.

    Dated: April 18, 2018.
John E. Smith,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2018-08423 Filed 4-23-18; 8:45 am]
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