Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the M/V PELICAN II, 12313 [2020-04251]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 41 / Monday, March 2, 2020 / Notices send their comments via email, commenters may also fax their comments to: 202–395–7285. Commenters may also mail them to: Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, New Executive Office Building, Room 10102, Washington, DC 20503. Jennifer Wilson, Budget Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–04201 Filed 2–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2020–0044] Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the M/V PELICAN II Coast Guard, DHS. Notification of issuance of a certificate of alternative compliance. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard announces that the Chief of Prevention Division, Seventh District has issued a certificate of alternative compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the M/V PELICAN II (O.N. 1296903). We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. Due to the construction and placement of the masthead light, stern light, and sidelights, M/V PELICAN II cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel’s design and construction. This notification of the issuance of these certificates of alternative compliance promotes the Coast Guard’s marine safety mission. DATES: The Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the M/V PELICAN II was issued on January 16, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information or questions about this notice call or email LCDR Dale Cressman, D7 dpi, U.S. Coast Guard, 305–415–7148, Dale.T.Cressman@ uscg.mil. SUMMARY: The United States is signatory to the International Maritime Organization’s International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), as amended. The special construction or purpose of some vessels makes them unable to comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS. Under statutory law, however, specified 72 COLREGS provisions are not applicable to a vessel of special construction or purpose if the Coast Guard determines that the vessel cannot comply fully with those requirements without interfering with the special function of the vessel.1 The owner, builder, operator, or agent of a special construction or purpose vessel may apply to the Coast Guard District Office in which the vessel is being built or operated for a determination that compliance with alternative requirements is justified,2 and the Chief of the Prevention Division would then issue the applicant a certificate of alternative compliance (COAC) if he or she determines that the vessel cannot comply fully with 72 COLREGS light, shape, and sound signal provisions without interference with the vessel’s special function.3 If the Coast Guard issues a COAC, it must publish notice of this action in the Federal Register.4 The Chief of Prevention Division, Seventh District, U.S. Coast Guard, certifies that the M/V PELICAN II (O.N. 1296903) is a vessel of special construction or purpose, and that, with respect to the positions of the masthead light, stern light, and sidelights, it is not possible to comply fully with the requirements of the provisions enumerated in the 72 COLREGS, without interfering with the normal operation, construction, or design of the vessel’s car deck. The Chief of Prevention Division, Seventh District, U.S. Coast Guard, further finds and certifies that the lights are configured in closest possible compliance with the applicable provisions of the 72 COLREGS.5 This notice is issued under authority of 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18. Dated: January 16, 2020. J.D. Espino-Young, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief, Prevention Division, Seventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2020–04251 Filed 2–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:10 Feb 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 1 33 U.S.C. 1605. CFR 81.5. 3 33 CFR 81.9. 4 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18. 5 33 U.S.C. 1605(a); 33 CFR 81.9. 2 33 PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12313 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [CIS No. 2661–20; DHS Docket No. USCIS– 2015–0005] RIN 1615–ZB76 Extension of the Designation of Yemen for Temporary Protected Status U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Through this notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from March 4, 2020, through September 3, 2021. The extension allows currently eligible TPS beneficiaries to retain TPS through September 3, 2021, so long as they otherwise continue to meet the eligibility requirements for TPS. This notice also sets forth procedures necessary for nationals of Yemen (or aliens having no nationality who last habitually resided in Yemen) to reregister for TPS and to apply for Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). USCIS will issue new EADs with a September 3, 2021, expiration date to eligible beneficiaries under Yemen’s TPS designation who timely re-register and apply for EADs under this extension. DATES: Extension of Designation of Yemen for TPS: The 18-month extension of the TPS designation of Yemen is effective March 4, 2020, and will remain in effect through September 3, 2021. The 60-day re-registration period runs from March 2, 2020 through May 1, 2020. (Note: It is important for re-registrants to timely re-register during this 60-day period and not to wait until their EADs expire.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: • You may contact Maureen Dunn, Chief, Humanitarian Affairs Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, by mail at 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20529–2060, or by phone at 800–375–5283. • For further information on TPS, including guidance on the reregistration process and additional information on eligibility, please visit the USCIS TPS web page at SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 41 (Monday, March 2, 2020)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2020-04251]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2020-0044]


Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the M/V PELICAN II

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notification of issuance of a certificate of alternative 
compliance.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard announces that the Chief of Prevention 
Division, Seventh District has issued a certificate of alternative 
compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions 
at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the M/V PELICAN II (O.N. 1296903). We 
are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. 
Due to the construction and placement of the masthead light, stern 
light, and sidelights, M/V PELICAN II cannot fully comply with the 
light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without 
interfering with the vessel's design and construction. This 
notification of the issuance of these certificates of alternative 
compliance promotes the Coast Guard's marine safety mission.

DATES: The Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the M/V PELICAN II 
was issued on January 16, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information or questions about 
this notice call or email LCDR Dale Cressman, D7 dpi, U.S. Coast Guard, 
305-415-7148, [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  The United States is signatory to the 
International Maritime Organization's International Regulations for 
Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), as amended. The 
special construction or purpose of some vessels makes them unable to 
comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 
COLREGS. Under statutory law, however, specified 72 COLREGS provisions 
are not applicable to a vessel of special construction or purpose if 
the Coast Guard determines that the vessel cannot comply fully with 
those requirements without interfering with the special function of the 
vessel.\1\
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    \1\ 33 U.S.C. 1605.
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    The owner, builder, operator, or agent of a special construction or 
purpose vessel may apply to the Coast Guard District Office in which 
the vessel is being built or operated for a determination that 
compliance with alternative requirements is justified,\2\ and the Chief 
of the Prevention Division would then issue the applicant a certificate 
of alternative compliance (COAC) if he or she determines that the 
vessel cannot comply fully with 72 COLREGS light, shape, and sound 
signal provisions without interference with the vessel's special 
function.\3\ If the Coast Guard issues a COAC, it must publish notice 
of this action in the Federal Register.\4\
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    \2\ 33 CFR 81.5.
    \3\ 33 CFR 81.9.
    \4\ 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
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    The Chief of Prevention Division, Seventh District, U.S. Coast 
Guard, certifies that the M/V PELICAN II (O.N. 1296903) is a vessel of 
special construction or purpose, and that, with respect to the 
positions of the masthead light, stern light, and sidelights, it is not 
possible to comply fully with the requirements of the provisions 
enumerated in the 72 COLREGS, without interfering with the normal 
operation, construction, or design of the vessel's car deck. The Chief 
of Prevention Division, Seventh District, U.S. Coast Guard, further 
finds and certifies that the lights are configured in closest possible 
compliance with the applicable provisions of the 72 COLREGS.\5\
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    \5\ 33 U.S.C. 1605(a); 33 CFR 81.9.
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    This notice is issued under authority of 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 
CFR 81.18.

    Dated: January 16, 2020.
J.D. Espino-Young,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief, Prevention Division, Seventh Coast 
Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2020-04251 Filed 2-28-20; 8:45 am]
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