Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 92-Gulfport, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Vision Technologies Marine, Inc. (Ocean Going-Vessels: Compensators) Pascagoula, Mississippi, 31293-31294 [2019-13981]

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(Ocean Going-Vessels: Compensators) Pascagoula, Mississippi Vision Technologies Marine, Inc. (Vision Tech) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on June 19, 2019. Vision Tech already has authority to produce ocean-going vessels, offshore platforms, and floating docks within FTZ 92. The current request would add a finished product and a range of 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 product described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Vision Tech 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, Vision Tech would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to crown mounted compensators (duty-free). Vision Tech 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: Piston accumulators; various assemblies (cylinder; header; cable; junction box layout; sheave); various steel components (pressure vessels; adapters and adapter fittings; adapter rings; retaining rings; lip seals; nuts; cap screws; locking and closing plates; axle retainers; bearing pads; platform supports; pipe support brackets; shims; guide rails; platform and derrick frames; beams; links and link arms; liquid storage tanks; springs; clamps; test ports; U-bolts; threaded rods; rings; couplings; shackles); filter elements; return filter elements, hydrojet propulsion units; various rubber PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31293 components (O-rings; grommets; bumpers); stainless steel adapters and connectors; various valves (Y-block; copper ball; hydraulic and pneumatic; pressure; stainless steel in-line check); hydraulic power units; various plates (crown block support; clamp; steel cover; TeflonTM); various pins (steel; pivot; bent); nameplates for cables; clamp spacers; various structural steel components (linkage arm supports; pressure vessel supports; aircraft warning light supports); lifting lugs; cylinder cradles; linkage arms; junction box supports; cabinet support frames; ventlines; ventline supports; lifting beams; transport beams; tape; pressure sensors; lubricants; adapters for hydrojets; adapters for propulsion units; various electrical components (termination boxes; cable; adhesives; sensors; connectors; control cabinets; plugs; sockets); various washers (nylon; steel; plastic; steel spring and lock; TeflonTM); plastic clamps; pressure gauges; neoprene rubber shaft bearings; lighting junction box tubing adapters; synthetic rubber bumpers; filters; flanges for welding; fiberglass safety gates; eyes and eye turnbuckles; wire rope; safety wire rope; non-armour glands; armour glands; light bulbs; fluorescent lights; incandescent and LED lighting; plastic clamp bodies; and, urethane pipe sleeves (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.5%). The request indicates that tape will be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41), thereby precluding inverted tariff benefits on that item. The request also indicates that certain materials/components are subject to special duties under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) and/or Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 232 and Section 301 decisions require subject merchandise to be admitted to FTZs in privileged foreign status. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is August 12, 2019. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Juanita Chen at juanita.chen@trade.gov or 202–482–1378. E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1 31294 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 126 / Monday, July 1, 2019 / Notices Dated: June 26, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. Agenda Public Session 1. Welcome and Introductions. 2. Remarks from the Bureau of Industry and Security Management. 3. Industry Presentations. 4. New Business. [FR Doc. 2019–13981 Filed 6–28–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Closed Session Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–79–2019] Approval of Subzone Status; Maine Coast Shellfish LLC; York, Maine On May 1, 2019, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the City of Waterville, grantee of FTZ 186, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 186, on behalf of Maine Coast Shellfish LLC, in York, Maine. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (84 FR 19756–19757, May 6, 2019). 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 establish Subzone 186B was approved on June 26, 2019, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 186’s 2,000-acre activation limit. Dated: June 26, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–13987 Filed 6–28–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security 5. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 126 (Monday, July 1, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31293-31294]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-13981]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-42-2019]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 92--Gulfport, Mississippi; Notification 
of Proposed Production Activity; Vision Technologies Marine, Inc. 
(Ocean Going-Vessels: Compensators) Pascagoula, Mississippi

    Vision Technologies Marine, Inc. (Vision Tech) submitted a 
notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its 
facility in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The notification conforming to the 
requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was 
received on June 19, 2019.
    Vision Tech already has authority to produce ocean-going vessels, 
offshore platforms, and floating docks within FTZ 92. The current 
request would add a finished product and a range of 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 product 
described in the submitted notification (as described below) and 
subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Vision Tech 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, Vision Tech would be able to choose the duty rates during 
customs entry procedures that apply to crown mounted compensators 
(duty-free). Vision Tech 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: Piston 
accumulators; various assemblies (cylinder; header; cable; junction box 
layout; sheave); various steel components (pressure vessels; adapters 
and adapter fittings; adapter rings; retaining rings; lip seals; nuts; 
cap screws; locking and closing plates; axle retainers; bearing pads; 
platform supports; pipe support brackets; shims; guide rails; platform 
and derrick frames; beams; links and link arms; liquid storage tanks; 
springs; clamps; test ports; U-bolts; threaded rods; rings; couplings; 
shackles); filter elements; return filter elements, hydrojet propulsion 
units; various rubber components (O-rings; grommets; bumpers); 
stainless steel adapters and connectors; various valves (Y-block; 
copper ball; hydraulic and pneumatic; pressure; stainless steel in-line 
check); hydraulic power units; various plates (crown block support; 
clamp; steel cover; Teflon\TM\); various pins (steel; pivot; bent); 
nameplates for cables; clamp spacers; various structural steel 
components (linkage arm supports; pressure vessel supports; aircraft 
warning light supports); lifting lugs; cylinder cradles; linkage arms; 
junction box supports; cabinet support frames; ventlines; ventline 
supports; lifting beams; transport beams; tape; pressure sensors; 
lubricants; adapters for hydrojets; adapters for propulsion units; 
various electrical components (termination boxes; cable; adhesives; 
sensors; connectors; control cabinets; plugs; sockets); various washers 
(nylon; steel; plastic; steel spring and lock; Teflon\TM\); plastic 
clamps; pressure gauges; neoprene rubber shaft bearings; lighting 
junction box tubing adapters; synthetic rubber bumpers; filters; 
flanges for welding; fiberglass safety gates; eyes and eye turnbuckles; 
wire rope; safety wire rope; non-armour glands; armour glands; light 
bulbs; fluorescent lights; incandescent and LED lighting; plastic clamp 
bodies; and, urethane pipe sleeves (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 
6.5%). The request indicates that tape will be admitted to the zone in 
privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41), thereby precluding inverted 
tariff benefits on that item. The request also indicates that certain 
materials/components are subject to special duties under Section 232 of 
the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) and/or Section 301 of the 
Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. 
The applicable Section 232 and Section 301 decisions require subject 
merchandise to be admitted to FTZs in privileged foreign status.
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the Board's Executive Secretary and sent to: 
[email protected]. The closing period for their receipt is August 12, 2019.
    A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection 
in the ``Reading Room'' section of the Board's website, which is 
accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz.
    For further information, contact Juanita Chen at 
[email protected] or 202-482-1378.


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    Dated: June 26, 2019.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-13981 Filed 6-28-19; 8:45 am]
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