Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Determination of Fair and Reasonable Rates for Carriage of Agriculture Cargoes on U.S. Commercial Vessels, 18111-18112 [2019-08515]

Download as PDF 18111 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 82 / Monday, April 29, 2019 / Notices • Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at 202–493–2251. Privacy: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to http://www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at http://www.dot.gov/ privacy. Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions for accessing the docket or go to the Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Forseth, AIR–673, Federal Aviation Administration, 2200 South 216th Street, Des Moines, WA 98198, phone and fax 206–231–3179, email mark.forseth@faa.gov; or Alphonso Pendergrass, ARM–200, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591, phone 202–267–4713, email Alphonso.Pendergrass@faa.gov. This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85. Issued in Des Moines, Washington, on April 19, 2019. Victor Wicklund, Manager, Transport Standards Branch. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Petition for Exemption Docket No.: FAA–2018–1055. Petitioner: Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH. Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: § 25.1447(c)(1). Description of Relief Sought: Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH seeks relief from 14 CFR 25.1447(c)(1), which requires oxygen masks to be automatically presented to each passenger in an airplane, and 10 percent more masks than the maximum seating capacity of the airplane, as the rule applies to a flight-crew rest compartment, equipped with portable oxygen supplies for compartment occupants, in Airbus VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Apr 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 Model A330–300 and –200 passengerto-freighter conversion airplanes. [FR Doc. 2019–08612 Filed 4–26–19; 8:45 a.m.] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2019–0062] Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Determination of Fair and Reasonable Rates for Carriage of Agriculture Cargoes on U.S. Commercial Vessels 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 will be 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. 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 June 28, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. DOT– MARAD–2019–0062] 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Albert Bratton, Telephone Number: (202) 366–5769, Office of Business Finance, 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 Carriage of Agriculture Cargoes on U.S.-Commercial Vessels—46 CFR. OMB Control Number: 2133–0514. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: 46 U.S.C. 55305 and the Food Security Act of 1985 require that at least 50% of U.S. government sponsored agriculture bulk and packaged cargoes be shipped on U.S.flag vessels to the extent that such vessels are available at fair and reasonable rates. Pursuant to 46 CFR part 381, Government agencies must comply with the cargo preference laws and must submit data to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) on U.S. and foreign-flag carriage of preference cargoes under their control. Part 382 requires U.S. operators to submit specific data to MARAD regarding fair and reasonable guideline rates for the carriage of preference cargoes on U.S.flag vessels. The collection of vessel data contributes toward the U.S. Department of Transportation’s strategic goal of National Security. In addition, this data collection requires U.S.-flag operators to submit vessel-operating costs and capital costs data to MARAD officials on an annual basis. This information is needed by MARAD to establish fair and reasonable guideline rates for carriage of specific cargoes on U.S. vessels. Respondents: U.S. citizens who own and operate U.S.-flag vessels. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 31. Estimated Number of Responses: 56. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 146. Frequency of Response: Annually. (Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93.) * * * * Dated: April 23, 2019. E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1 * 18112 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 82 / Monday, April 29, 2019 / Notices By Order of the Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2019–08515 Filed 4–26–19; 8:45 am] Where do I go to read public comments, and find supporting information? FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Go to the docket online at http:// www.regulations.gov., keyword search MARAD–2019–0067 or visit the Docket Management Facility (see ADDRESSES for hours of operation). We recommend that you periodically check the Docket for new submissions and supporting material. Maritime Administration 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. [Docket No. MARAD–2019–0067] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel GRU’S is: Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel GRU’S (Power Boat); 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 requirements of the coastwise trade laws to allow the carriage of no more than twelve passengers for hire on vessels, which are three years old or more. 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 29, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number MARAD–2019–0067 by any one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Search MARAD–2019–0067 and follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility is in the West Building, Ground Floor of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Docket Management Facility location address is: U.S. Department of Transportation, MARAD–2019–0067, 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. SUMMARY: khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES submitting comments, see the section entitled Public Participation. Note: If you mail or hand-deliver your comments, we recommend that you include your name and a mailing address, an email address, or a telephone number in the body of your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and specific docket number. All comments received will be posted without change to the docket at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. For detailed instructions on VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Apr 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 —Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘I am planing to charter my boat primarily to my friends who are promoters and organize events and expressed interest in chartering my boat for some of their clients. I will also occasional charter it to other people if such situation arises. Charter will include day cruises on the Chicago river and Lake Michigan.’’ —Geographic Region Including Base of Operations: ‘‘Illinois and Indiana’’ (Base of Operations: Chicago, IL) —Vessel Length and Type: 30′ power boat The complete application is available for review identified in the DOT docket as MARAD–2019–0067 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 vessel name, 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. Public Participation How do I submit comments? Please submit your comments, including the attachments, following the instructions provided under the above heading entitled ADDRESSES. Be advised that it may take a few hours or even days for your comment to be reflected on the docket. In addition, your comments must be written in English. We encourage you to provide concise comments and you may attach additional documents as necessary. There is no limit on the length of the attachments. PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Will my comments be made available to the public? Yes. Be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, will be made publicly available. May I submit comments confidentially? If you wish to submit comments under a claim of confidentiality, you should submit three copies of your complete submission, including the information you claim to be confidential business information, to the Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Office of Legislation and Regulations, MAR–225, W24–220, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Include a cover letter setting forth with specificity the basis for any such claim and, if possible, a summary of your submission that can be made available to the public. Privacy Act In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT 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 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) * * * * * Dated: April 23, 2019. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2019–08524 Filed 4–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 82 (Monday, April 29, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18111-18112]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-08515]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-2019-0062]


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

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 will be 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. 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 June 28, 2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. DOT-MARAD-
2019-0062] 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: Albert Bratton, Telephone Number: 
(202) 366-5769, Office of Business Finance, 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 Carriage of 
Agriculture Cargoes on U.S.-Commercial Vessels--46 CFR.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0514.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection.
    Abstract: 46 U.S.C. 55305 and the Food Security Act of 1985 require 
that at least 50% of U.S. government sponsored agriculture bulk and 
packaged cargoes be shipped on U.S.-flag vessels to the extent that 
such vessels are available at fair and reasonable rates. Pursuant to 46 
CFR part 381, Government agencies must comply with the cargo preference 
laws and must submit data to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) on 
U.S. and foreign-flag carriage of preference cargoes under their 
control. Part 382 requires U.S. operators to submit specific data to 
MARAD regarding fair and reasonable guideline rates for the carriage of 
preference cargoes on U.S.-flag vessels. The collection of vessel data 
contributes toward the U.S. Department of Transportation's strategic 
goal of National Security.
    In addition, this data collection requires U.S.-flag operators to 
submit vessel-operating costs and capital costs data to MARAD officials 
on an annual basis. This information is needed by MARAD to establish 
fair and reasonable guideline rates for carriage of specific cargoes on 
U.S. vessels.
    Respondents: U.S. citizens who own and operate U.S.-flag vessels.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 31.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 56.
    Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 146.
    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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    Dated: April 23, 2019.


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    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2019-08515 Filed 4-26-19; 8:45 am]
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