Inventory of U.S.-Flag Launch Barges; Invitation for Public Comments, 12053-12054 [2020-04057]

Download as PDF 12053 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 40 / Friday, February 28, 2020 / Notices comments and you may attach additional documents as necessary. There is no limit on the length of the attachments. Where do I go to read public comments, and find supporting information? Go to the docket online at http:// www.regulations.gov., keyword search MARAD–2020–0045 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. 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. considered. 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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 Inventory of U.S.-Flag Launch Barges; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is performing its annual update of registered U.S.-flag launch barges. Any additions or changes to the current Register of U.S.-Flag Launch Barges published below in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section should be submitted as comments to MARAD. MARAD’s Launch Barge Program information page is located at https://www.maritime.dot.gov/ports/ domestic-shipping/launch-bargeprogram. DATES: Submit comments on or before March 30, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number MARAD–2020–0026 by any of the following methods: • Website/Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov. Search ‘‘MARAD– 2020–00026’’ and follow the instructions for submitting comments on the electronic docket site. • Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department SUMMARY: Docket: For access to the docket to read comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov and search using ‘‘MARAD–2020–0026’’ or go to Room W12–401 of the Department of Transportation, 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: 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. Pursuant to 46 CFR part 389.3, in order to provide timely notification and to identify potential participants to each other so they may examine how they can best work together to maximize use of coastwise-qualified vessels, MARAD is required to publish a notice in the Federal Register annually requesting that owners or operators (or potential owners or operators) of coastwise qualified launch barges notify us of: (1) Their interest in participating in the transportation and, if needed, the launching or installation of offshore platform jackets; (2) the contact information for their company; and, (3) the specifications of any currently owned or operated coastwise qualified launch barges or plans to construct same. In addition, MARAD is also seeking the same information from owners or operators of non-coastwise qualified (U.S.-flag) launch barges. The following is MARAD’s current register of U.S.-flag launch barges: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: REGISTER OF U.S.-FLAG LAUNCH BARGES jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Vessel name 455 455 455 455 455 455 4 5 6 7 8 9 Owner ............................................ ............................................ ............................................ ............................................ ............................................ ............................................ VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Feb 27, 2020 Crowley Crowley Crowley Crowley Crowley Crowley Jkt 250001 Marine Marine Marine Marine Marine Marine PO 00000 Services Services Services Services Services Services Built ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 2009 2009 2009 2009 2010 2010 Sfmt 4703 Length (ft.) 400 400 400 400 400 400 Beam (ft.) DWT (L.T.) 105 105 105 105 105 105 E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1 19,226 19,226 19,226 19,226 19,226 19,226 Approx. launch capacity (L.T.) 18,766 18,766 18,766 18,766 18,766 18,766 Coastwise qualified X X X X X X 12054 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 40 / Friday, February 28, 2020 / Notices REGISTER OF U.S.-FLAG LAUNCH BARGES—Continued Vessel name Owner Barge 400L .................................. Barge 410 .................................... Barge 455–3 ................................ Barge 500–1 ................................ Julie B .......................................... Marty J ......................................... MWB 403 ..................................... INTERMAC 600 ........................... McDermott Tidelands 020 ............ McDermott Tidelands 021 ............ McDermott Tidelands 021 ............ McDermott Tidelands No. 012 ..... McDermott Tidelands No. 014 ..... MARMAC 11 ................................ MARMAC 12 ................................ MARMAC 15 ................................ MARMAC 16 ................................ MARMAC 17 ................................ MARMAC 18 ................................ MARMAC 19 ................................ MARMAC 20 ................................ MARMAC 21 ................................ MARMAC 22 ................................ MARMAC 23 ................................ MARMAC 24 ................................ MARMAC 25 ................................ MARMAC 300 .............................. MARMAC 301 .............................. MARMAC 3018 ............................ MARMAC 400 .............................. MARMAC 9 .................................. COLUMBIA NORFOLK ................ FAITHFUL SERVANT .................. ATLANTA BRIDGE ...................... BROOKLYN BRIDGE .................. CHARLOTTE BRIDGE ................ CHICAGO BRIDGE ..................... MEMPHIS BRIDGE ..................... Crowley Marine Services ............ Crowley Marine Services ............ Crowley Marine Services ............ Crowley Marine Services ............ Crowley Marine Services ............ Crowley Marine Services ............ HMC Leasing, Inc ....................... J. Ray McDermott, Inc ................ J. Ray McDermott, Inc ................ J. Ray McDermott, Inc ................ J. Ray McDermott, Inc ................ J. Ray McDermott, Inc ................ J. Ray McDermott, Inc ................ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ McDonough Marine Service ........ Moran Towing ............................. Puglia Engineering, Inc ............... Trailer Bridge, Inc ........................ Trailer Bridge, Inc ........................ Trailer Bridge, Inc ........................ Trailer Bridge, Inc ........................ Trailer Bridge, Inc ........................ jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 1997 1974 2008 1982 2008 2008 1979 1973 1980 1980 1981 1973 1973 1994 1994 1995 1995 1997 1998 1999 1999 2002 2003 2009 2010 2010 1998 1996 1996 2001 1993 1982 1979 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 Length (ft.) 400 400 400 400 400 400 400 500 240 240 240 240 240 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 260 260 260 260 260 300 300 318 400 250 329′ 31⁄2″ 492 402 402 402 402 402 (Authority: 49 CFR 1.93(a), 46 U.S.C. 55103, 46 U.S.C. 12121) 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. * * 17:27 Feb 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 * * * Dated: February 24, 2020. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2020–04057 Filed 2–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2020–0042] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel WATER LILY (Motor Vessel); Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 Built PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Beam (ft.) DWT (L.T.) 100 99.5 105 105 130 105 105 120 72 72 72 72.2 72.2 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 100 100 95′ -9″ 99′ -9″ 72 78 131 100 100 100 100 100 19,646 12,035 19,226 16,397 23,600 19,226 16,322 32,290 5,186 4,700 5,186 4,217 4,217 4,743 4,743 4,743 4,743 4,743 4,743 4,743 4,743 5,163 5,082 5,082 5,082 5,082 10,105 9,553 10,046 11,272 4,743 8,036 23,174 6,017 6,017 6,017 6,017 6,017 Approx. launch capacity (L.T.) 19,146 11,535 18,766 15,897 23,100 18,766 6,800 15,600 5,000 2,200 5,000 4,000 4,000 4,200 4,200 4,200 4,200 4,200 4,200 4,200 4,200 4,500 4,500 4,500 4,500 4,500 9,500 9,000 9,500 10,500 4,200 8,000 23,000 6,017 6,017 6,017 6,017 6,017 Coastwise qualified X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 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 March 30, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number MARAD–2020–0042 by any one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Search MARAD–2020–0042 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 40 (Friday, February 28, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12053-12054]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-04057]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-2020-0026]


Inventory of U.S.-Flag Launch Barges; Invitation for Public 
Comments

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is performing its annual 
update of registered U.S.-flag launch barges. Any additions or changes 
to the current Register of U.S.-Flag Launch Barges published below in 
the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section should be submitted as comments 
to MARAD. MARAD's Launch Barge Program information page is located at 
https://www.maritime.dot.gov/ports/domestic-shipping/launch-barge-program.

DATES: Submit comments on or before March 30, 2020.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number 
MARAD-2020-0026 by any of the following methods:
     Website/Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Search ``MARAD-2020-00026'' and follow the 
instructions for submitting comments on the electronic docket site.
     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.

    Note:  All submissions must include the agency name and docket 
number for this notice. All comments received will be posted without 
change to http://www.regulations.gov including any personal 
information provided.

    Docket: For access to the docket to read comments received, go to 
http://www.regulations.gov and search using ``MARAD-2020-0026'' or go 
to Room W12-401 of the Department of Transportation, 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: 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 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 46 CFR part 389.3, in order to 
provide timely notification and to identify potential participants to 
each other so they may examine how they can best work together to 
maximize use of coastwise-qualified vessels, MARAD is required to 
publish a notice in the Federal Register annually requesting that 
owners or operators (or potential owners or operators) of coastwise 
qualified launch barges notify us of: (1) Their interest in 
participating in the transportation and, if needed, the launching or 
installation of offshore platform jackets; (2) the contact information 
for their company; and, (3) the specifications of any currently owned 
or operated coastwise qualified launch barges or plans to construct 
same. In addition, MARAD is also seeking the same information from 
owners or operators of non-coastwise qualified (U.S.-flag) launch 
barges. The following is MARAD's current register of U.S.-flag launch 
barges:

                                       Register of U.S.-Flag Launch Barges
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                                                                                            Approx.
                                                            Length      Beam       DWT       launch    Coastwise
         Vessel name               Owner         Built      (ft.)      (ft.)      (L.T.)    capacity   qualified
                                                                                             (L.T.)
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455 4.......................  Crowley Marine        2009        400        105     19,226     18,766           X
                               Services.
455 5.......................  Crowley Marine        2009        400        105     19,226     18,766           X
                               Services.
455 6.......................  Crowley Marine        2009        400        105     19,226     18,766           X
                               Services.
455 7.......................  Crowley Marine        2009        400        105     19,226     18,766           X
                               Services.
455 8.......................  Crowley Marine        2010        400        105     19,226     18,766           X
                               Services.
455 9.......................  Crowley Marine        2010        400        105     19,226     18,766           X
                               Services.

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Barge 400L..................  Crowley Marine        1997        400        100     19,646     19,146           X
                               Services.
Barge 410...................  Crowley Marine        1974        400       99.5     12,035     11,535           X
                               Services.
Barge 455-3.................  Crowley Marine        2008        400        105     19,226     18,766           X
                               Services.
Barge 500-1.................  Crowley Marine        1982        400        105     16,397     15,897           X
                               Services.
Julie B.....................  Crowley Marine        2008        400        130     23,600     23,100           X
                               Services.
Marty J.....................  Crowley Marine        2008        400        105     19,226     18,766           X
                               Services.
MWB 403.....................  HMC Leasing,          1979        400        105     16,322      6,800           X
                               Inc.
INTERMAC 600................  J. Ray                1973        500        120     32,290     15,600
                               McDermott, Inc.
McDermott Tidelands 020.....  J. Ray                1980        240         72      5,186      5,000           X
                               McDermott, Inc.
McDermott Tidelands 021.....  J. Ray                1980        240         72      4,700      2,200           X
                               McDermott, Inc.
McDermott Tidelands 021.....  J. Ray                1981        240         72      5,186      5,000           X
                               McDermott, Inc.
McDermott Tidelands No. 012.  J. Ray                1973        240       72.2      4,217      4,000           X
                               McDermott, Inc.
McDermott Tidelands No. 014.  J. Ray                1973        240       72.2      4,217      4,000           X
                               McDermott, Inc.
MARMAC 11...................  McDonough             1994        250         72      4,743      4,200           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 12...................  McDonough             1994        250         72      4,743      4,200           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 15...................  McDonough             1995        250         72      4,743      4,200           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 16...................  McDonough             1995        250         72      4,743      4,200           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 17...................  McDonough             1997        250         72      4,743      4,200           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 18...................  McDonough             1998        250         72      4,743      4,200           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 19...................  McDonough             1999        250         72      4,743      4,200           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 20...................  McDonough             1999        250         72      4,743      4,200           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 21...................  McDonough             2002        260         72      5,163      4,500           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 22...................  McDonough             2003        260         72      5,082      4,500           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 23...................  McDonough             2009        260         72      5,082      4,500           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 24...................  McDonough             2010        260         72      5,082      4,500           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 25...................  McDonough             2010        260         72      5,082      4,500           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 300..................  McDonough             1998        300        100     10,105      9,500           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 301..................  McDonough             1996        300        100      9,553      9,000           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 3018.................  McDonough             1996        318   95' -9''     10,046      9,500
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 400..................  McDonough             2001        400   99' -9''     11,272     10,500           X
                               Marine Service.
MARMAC 9....................  McDonough             1993        250         72      4,743      4,200           X
                               Marine Service.
COLUMBIA NORFOLK............  Moran Towing...       1982  329' 3\1/         78      8,036      8,000           X
                                                               2\''
FAITHFUL SERVANT............  Puglia                1979        492        131     23,174     23,000
                               Engineering,
                               Inc.
ATLANTA BRIDGE..............  Trailer Bridge,       1998        402        100      6,017      6,017           X
                               Inc.
BROOKLYN BRIDGE.............  Trailer Bridge,       1998        402        100      6,017      6,017           X
                               Inc.
CHARLOTTE BRIDGE............  Trailer Bridge,       1998        402        100      6,017      6,017           X
                               Inc.
CHICAGO BRIDGE..............  Trailer Bridge,       1998        402        100      6,017      6,017           X
                               Inc.
MEMPHIS BRIDGE..............  Trailer Bridge,       1998        402        100      6,017      6,017           X
                               Inc.
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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)

* * * * *

    Dated: February 24, 2020.

    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2020-04057 Filed 2-27-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-81-P