U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee; Notice of Public Meeting, 52413-52414 [2020-18624]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 165 / Tuesday, August 25, 2020 / Notices 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 September 24, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number MARAD–2020–0117 by any one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Search MARAD–2020–0117 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–2020–0117, 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: 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 submitting comments, see the section entitled Public Participation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Russell Haynes, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W23–461, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–3157, Email Russell.Haynes@ dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel ANTHEA is: —Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Day Charters and Week Charters’’ —Geographic Region Including Base of Operations: ‘‘Washington State, Alaska (excluding waters in Southeast Alaska)’’ (Base of Operations: Pleasant Harbor Marina, Brinnon, WA) —Vessel Length and Type: 48′ auxiliary sail VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:55 Aug 24, 2020 Jkt 250001 The complete application is available for review identified in the DOT docket as MARAD–2020–0117 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. 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–2020–0117 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. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52413 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: August 20, 2020. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2020–18630 Filed 8–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee; Notice of Public Meeting Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces a public meeting of the U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee (MTSNAC) to discuss advice and recommendations for the U.S. Department of Transportation on issues related to the marine transportation system. SUMMARY: The webinar-based (online) public meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Requests to speak during the public comment period of the meeting must submit a written copy of their remarks to DOT no later than by Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Requests to submit written materials to be reviewed during DATES: E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1 52414 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 165 / Tuesday, August 25, 2020 / Notices the meeting must be received by Tuesday, September 22, 2020. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar, accessible via most internet browsers. The website link to join the meeting will be posted on the MTSNAC website by Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Please visit the MTSNAC website at https://www.maritime.dot.gov/ outreach/maritime-transportationsystem-mts/marine-transportationsystem-national-advisory-committee. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amanda Rutherford, Designated Federal Officer, at MTSNAC@dot.gov or at (202) 366–1332. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, W21–307, Washington, DC 20590. Any committee related request should be sent to the person listed in this section. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The MTSNAC is a Federal advisory committee that advises the U.S. Secretary of Transportation through the Maritime Administrator on issues related to the marine transportation system. The MTSNAC was originally established in 1999 and mandated in 2007 by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110–140). The MTSNAC is codified at 46 U.S.C. 55603 and operates in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). II. Agenda khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES The agenda will include: (1) Welcome, opening remarks, and introductions; (2) public comment; (3) subcommittee presentations of final recommendations followed by member’s questions and answers; (4) full MTSNAC committee will make consensus-driven decisions on the recommendations; and (5) a discussion about next steps for the committee under the current charter, which includes identifying implementation strategies for the recommendations moved forward. A detailed agenda will be posted on the MTSNAC internet website at https:// VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:55 Aug 24, 2020 Jkt 250001 www.maritime.dot.gov/outreach/ maritime-transportation-system-mts/ marine-transportation-system-nationaladvisory-committee at least one week in advance of the meeting. III. Public Participation DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. AGENCY: The meeting will be open to the public. Services for Individuals with Disabilities: The public meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. The U.S. Department of Transportation is committed to providing equal access to this meeting for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, such as sign language, interpretation, or other ancillary aids, please contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Public Comments: A public comment period will commence at approximately 1 p.m. EST on September 29, 2020. To provide time for as many people to speak as possible, speaking time for each individual will be limited to three minutes. Members of the public who would like to speak are asked to contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Commenters will be placed on the agenda in the order in which notifications are received. If time allows, additional comments will be permitted. Copies of oral comments must be submitted in writing at the meeting or preferably emailed to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Written Comments: Persons who wish to submit written comments for consideration by the Committee must send them to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT ACTION: Notice. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. SUMMARY: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for applicable date(s). DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622–2480. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treas.gov/ofac). section. Notice of OFAC Actions (Authority: 49 CFR part 1.93(a); 5 U.S.C. 552b; 41 CFR parts 102–3; 5 U.S.C. app. Sections 1–16) On August 20, 2020 OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authorities listed below. Dated: August 20, 2020. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr. Secretary, Maritime Administration. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 165 (Tuesday, August 25, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52413-52414]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-18624]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration


U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee; 
Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces a public meeting 
of the U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee 
(MTSNAC) to discuss advice and recommendations for the U.S. Department 
of Transportation on issues related to the marine transportation 
system.

DATES: The webinar-based (online) public meeting will be held on 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern 
Daylight Time (EDT). Requests to speak during the public comment period 
of the meeting must submit a written copy of their remarks to DOT no 
later than by Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Requests to submit written 
materials to be reviewed during

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the meeting must be received by Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar, accessible via most 
internet browsers. The website link to join the meeting will be posted 
on the MTSNAC website by Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Please visit the 
MTSNAC website at https://www.maritime.dot.gov/outreach/maritime-transportation-system-mts/marine-transportation-system-national-advisory-committee.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amanda Rutherford, Designated Federal 
Officer, at [email protected] or at (202) 366-1332. Maritime 
Transportation System National Advisory Committee, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, W21-307, Washington, DC 20590. Any committee related request 
should be sent to the person listed in this section.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The MTSNAC is a Federal advisory committee that advises the U.S. 
Secretary of Transportation through the Maritime Administrator on 
issues related to the marine transportation system. The MTSNAC was 
originally established in 1999 and mandated in 2007 by the Energy 
Independence and Security Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-140). The MTSNAC is 
codified at 46 U.S.C. 55603 and operates in accordance with the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).

II. Agenda

    The agenda will include: (1) Welcome, opening remarks, and 
introductions; (2) public comment; (3) subcommittee presentations of 
final recommendations followed by member's questions and answers; (4) 
full MTSNAC committee will make consensus-driven decisions on the 
recommendations; and (5) a discussion about next steps for the 
committee under the current charter, which includes identifying 
implementation strategies for the recommendations moved forward. A 
detailed agenda will be posted on the MTSNAC internet website at 
https://www.maritime.dot.gov/outreach/maritime-transportation-system-mts/marine-transportation-system-national-advisory-committee at least 
one week in advance of the meeting.

III. Public Participation

    The meeting will be open to the public.
    Services for Individuals with Disabilities: The public meeting is 
accessible to people with disabilities. The U.S. Department of 
Transportation is committed to providing equal access to this meeting 
for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services 
because of a disability, such as sign language, interpretation, or 
other ancillary aids, please contact the person listed in the FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.
    Public Comments: A public comment period will commence at 
approximately 1 p.m. EST on September 29, 2020. To provide time for as 
many people to speak as possible, speaking time for each individual 
will be limited to three minutes. Members of the public who would like 
to speak are asked to contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section. Commenters will be placed on the agenda in 
the order in which notifications are received. If time allows, 
additional comments will be permitted. Copies of oral comments must be 
submitted in writing at the meeting or preferably emailed to the person 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.
    Written Comments: Persons who wish to submit written comments for 
consideration by the Committee must send them to the person listed in 
the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.

(Authority: 49 CFR part 1.93(a); 5 U.S.C. 552b; 41 CFR parts 102-3; 
5 U.S.C. app. Sections 1-16)

    Dated: August 20, 2020.

    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2020-18624 Filed 8-24-20; 8:45 am]
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