Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 65-Panama City, Florida; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Oceaneering International, Inc.; (Sub-Sea Distribution Parts and Systems); Panama City, Florida, 70932-70933 [2019-27798]

Download as PDF 70932 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 247 / Thursday, December 26, 2019 / Notices contact the Regional Programs Unit at (312) 353–8311. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and after the meetings at https:// www.facadatabase.gov/FACA/ FACAPublicView CommitteeDetails?id=a 10t0000001gzm9AAA. Please click on the ‘‘Committee Meetings’’ tab. Records generated from these meetings may also be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after the meetings. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission’s website, https:// www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address. Agenda I. Opening Remarks II. Discussion of Legal Financial Obligations Report III. Public Comments IV. Adjournment Dated: December 19, 2019. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2019–27830 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–215–2019] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Approval of Subzone Expansion; Flemish Master Weavers; Sanford, Maine On October 18, 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 an expansion of Subzone 186A subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 186 on behalf of Flemish Master Weavers, in Sanford, Maine. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (84 FR 57391–57392, October 25, 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 400.36(f)), the application to expand Subzone 186A was approved on December 13, 2019, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Dec 23, 2019 Jkt 250001 and further subject to FTZ 186’s 2,000acre activation limit. Dated: December 13, 2019. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–27795 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–76–2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 27—Boston, Massachusetts; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Waters Technologies Corporation (Chromatography Tubing Assemblies); Milford, Massachusetts Waters Technologies Corporation (Waters) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Milford, Massachusetts. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on December 13, 2019. The applicant indicates that it will be submitting a separate application for FTZ designation at the company’s facility under FTZ 27. The facility is used for the production of chromatography tubing assemblies. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status component and the specific finished product described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Waters from customs duty payments on the foreign-status component used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreignstatus component noted below, Waters would be able to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that applies to chromatography tubing assemblies (duty-free). Waters would be able to avoid duty on the foreign-status component which becomes scrap/waste. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The component/material sourced from abroad is stainless steel seamless tubing (duty-free). The request indicates that stainless steel seamless tubing is subject to special duties under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) and Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 232 and Section 301 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 decisions require subject merchandise to be admitted to FTZs in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is February 4, 2020. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Diane Finver at Diane.Finver@trade.gov or (202) 482–1367. Dated: December 13, 2019. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–27797 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–77–2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 65—Panama City, Florida; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Oceaneering International, Inc.; (Sub-Sea Distribution Parts and Systems); Panama City, Florida Oceaneering International, Inc. (Oceaneering Intl.) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Panama City, Florida. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on December 11, 2019. The Oceaneering Intl. facility is located within FTZ 65. The facility will be used for the production and repair of sub-sea distribution parts and systems. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Oceaneering Intl. from customs duty payments on the foreignstatus components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/components noted below, Oceaneering Intl. would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Hydraulic hoses; extruded stainless steel tubes; electrical cable caps; electrical cables; subsea umbilicals; E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 247 / Thursday, December 26, 2019 / Notices umbilical termination assemblies; and, subsea umbilicals containing fiber optic cables (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 5.3%). Oceaneering Intl. 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 components and materials sourced from abroad include: Hydraulic fluids; lubricating oils (synthetic; petroleum; resin); ethylene glycol mixes; paints; caulking sealants; propylene resins; nylon pellets; elastomeric resin stiffeners; elastomeric resin covers; polyurethane resin cable connectors; plastic components (cable and hose tubing; sleeves; fittings; cylindrical strips; umbilical protection shrouds; seals; sleeves to protect bending damage); tape components (electrical plastic; duct; fiberglass; electrical steel; galvanized steel); bungee cords; hydraulic hoses; rubber o-rings; rubber straps; strong synthetic plastic polymers; stainless steel components (seamless super-duplex tubing; flanges; fasteners; hex bolts); steel components (pipe fittings; hex bolts; bolts assemblies; studs; locknuts; lugnuts; hex nuts; washers; hangers); soft copper cables; nickel alloy strips; titanium banding; lifting components (roller assemblies; roller packers; assemblies; apparatuses); electronic systems; valve remote control units; electrical apparatus harnesses; underwater electrical connectors; electric components (cables; test plugs; test plug pins; test receptacles); electrical copper wires; cable end test plugs; cable end test receptacles; umbilical termination assemblies; fiber optic cables; syntactic foam buoyancy modules; and, pressure transmitters (duty rate ranges from duty free to 7.0% or $0.84/BBL). The request indicates that certain materials/ components may be subject to special duties under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) 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 (19 CFR 146.41). 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 February 4, 2020. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Dec 23, 2019 Jkt 250001 For further information, contact Juanita Chen at juanita.chen@trade.gov or 202–482–1378. Dated: December 18, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–27798 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board Approval of Subzone Status; Commerce Warehouse Group, LLC; Rock Hill, South Carolina On October 30, 2019, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the South Carolina State Ports Authority, grantee of FTZ 38, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 38, on behalf of Commerce Warehouse Group, LLC, in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (84 FR 59615, November 5, 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 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 38Q was approved on December 18, 2019, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 38’s 2,000-acre activation limit. Dated: December 18, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–27796 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness: Notice of Public Meetings International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meetings. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics of discussion for upcoming public meetings of the Advisory Committee on PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Supply Chain Competitiveness (Committee). The meetings will be held on January 15, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and January 16, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Research Library (Room 1894), Washington, DC 20230. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [S–223–2019] SUMMARY: 70933 Richard Boll, Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services (OSCPBS), International Trade Administration. Phone: (202) 482–1135 or email: richard.boll@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Committee was established under the discretionary authority of the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). It provides advice to the Secretary of Commerce on the necessary elements of a comprehensive policy approach to supply chain competitiveness and on regulatory policies and programs and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains. For more information about the Committee visit: http://trade.gov/td/services/oscpb/ supplychain/acscc/. Matters to Be Considered: Committee members are expected to continue to discuss the major competitivenessrelated topics raised at the previous Committee meetings, including trade and competitiveness; freight movement and policy; trade innovation; regulatory issues; finance and infrastructure; and workforce development. The Committee’s subcommittees will report on the status of their work regarding these topics. The agenda may change to accommodate other Committee business. The Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services will post the final detailed agendas on its website, http://trade.gov/td/services/ oscpb/supplychain/acscc/, at least one week prior to the meeting. The meetings will be open to the public and press on a first-come, firstserved basis. Space is limited. The public meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify Richard Boll, at (202) 482–1135 or richard.boll@trade.gov, at least five (5) business days before the meeting. Interested parties may submit written comments to the Committee at any time E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 247 (Thursday, December 26, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70932-70933]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-27798]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-77-2019]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 65--Panama City, Florida; Notification 
of Proposed Production Activity; Oceaneering International, Inc.; (Sub-
Sea Distribution Parts and Systems); Panama City, Florida

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (Oceaneering Intl.) submitted a 
notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its 
facility in Panama City, Florida. The notification conforming to the 
requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was 
received on December 11, 2019.
    The Oceaneering Intl. facility is located within FTZ 65. The 
facility will be used for the production and repair of sub-sea 
distribution parts and systems. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ 
activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and 
components and specific finished products described in the submitted 
notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the 
FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Oceaneering Intl. from 
customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/
components noted below, Oceaneering Intl. would be able to choose the 
duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Hydraulic 
hoses; extruded stainless steel tubes; electrical cable caps; 
electrical cables; subsea umbilicals;

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umbilical termination assemblies; and, subsea umbilicals containing 
fiber optic cables (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 5.3%). 
Oceaneering Intl. 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 components and materials sourced from abroad include: Hydraulic 
fluids; lubricating oils (synthetic; petroleum; resin); ethylene glycol 
mixes; paints; caulking sealants; propylene resins; nylon pellets; 
elastomeric resin stiffeners; elastomeric resin covers; polyurethane 
resin cable connectors; plastic components (cable and hose tubing; 
sleeves; fittings; cylindrical strips; umbilical protection shrouds; 
seals; sleeves to protect bending damage); tape components (electrical 
plastic; duct; fiberglass; electrical steel; galvanized steel); bungee 
cords; hydraulic hoses; rubber o-rings; rubber straps; strong synthetic 
plastic polymers; stainless steel components (seamless super-duplex 
tubing; flanges; fasteners; hex bolts); steel components (pipe 
fittings; hex bolts; bolts assemblies; studs; locknuts; lugnuts; hex 
nuts; washers; hangers); soft copper cables; nickel alloy strips; 
titanium banding; lifting components (roller assemblies; roller 
packers; assemblies; apparatuses); electronic systems; valve remote 
control units; electrical apparatus harnesses; underwater electrical 
connectors; electric components (cables; test plugs; test plug pins; 
test receptacles); electrical copper wires; cable end test plugs; cable 
end test receptacles; umbilical termination assemblies; fiber optic 
cables; syntactic foam buoyancy modules; and, pressure transmitters 
(duty rate ranges from duty free to 7.0% or $0.84/BBL). The request 
indicates that certain materials/components may be subject to special 
duties under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 
232) 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 (19 CFR 146.41).
    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 February 4, 
2020.
    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.

    Dated: December 18, 2019.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-27798 Filed 12-23-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P