Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Quarterly Readiness of Strategic Seaport Facilities Reporting, 46076-46077 [2021-17595]

Download as PDF 46076 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 17, 2021 / Notices Submit comments on or before September 16, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number MARAD–2021–0177 by any one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Search MARAD–2021–0177 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–2021–0177, 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. DATES: 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, or to submit comments that are confidential in nature, see the section entitled Public Participation. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Mead, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W23–459, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–5723, Email James.Mead@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described in the application, the intended service of the vessel PHOENIX is: —Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Private vessel charters, passengers only.’’ —Geographic Region Including Base of Operations: ‘‘New York, Massachusetts, and Florida.’’ (Base of Operations: Montauk, NY) —Vessel Length and Type: 71.2′ Motor The complete application is available for review identified in the DOT docket as MARAD 2021–0177 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Aug 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that the employment of the vessel in the coastwise trade to carry no more than 12 passengers will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.-vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, MARAD will not issue an approval of the vessel’s coastwise endorsement eligibility. Comments should refer to the vessel name, state the commenter’s interest in the application, and address the eligibility 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–2021–0177 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 the information you claim to be confidential commercial information by email to SmallVessels@ dot.gov. Include in the email subject heading ‘‘Contains Confidential Commercial Information’’ or ‘‘Contains CCI’’ and state in your submission, with specificity, the basis for any such confidential claim highlighting or denoting the CCI portions. If possible, please provide a summary of your submission that can be made available to the public. In the event MARAD receives a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for the information, procedures PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 described in the Department’s FOIA regulation at 49 CFR 7.29 will be followed. Only information that is ultimately determined to be confidential under those procedures will be exempt from disclosure under FOIA. 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. (Authority: 49 CFR 1.93(a), 46 U.S.C. 55103, 46 U.S.C. 12121) By Order of the Acting Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–17582 Filed 8–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2021–0183] Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Quarterly Readiness of Strategic Seaport Facilities Reporting Maritime Administration, Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on May 21, 2021. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 16, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17AUN1.SGM 17AUN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 17, 2021 / Notices information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Butram, Maritime Administration, at matthew.butram@ dot.gov or at 202–366–1976. You may send mail to Matthew Butram, Office of Sealift Support, Room W25–218, Mail Stop 1, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Quarterly Readiness of Strategic Seaport Facilities Reporting. OMB Control Number: 2133–0548. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Background: Pursuant to E.O. 12656 and 49 CFR 1.81, the Maritime Administration (MARAD) issues, for emergency planning and preparedness purposes, a Port Readiness Plan (PRP) to each strategic commercial seaport (port) designated by the Commander, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC). The PRP identifies specific facilities that DoD may need to support the deployment of Armed Forced of the United States or other emergency needs to promote the national defense. The collection of quarterly information is necessary to validate the ports’ ability to provide PRP-delineated facilities to the DOD within the PRP-delineated timeline. Respondents: Strategic Commercial Seaports who have been designated by the Commander, SDDC and who have been issued a PRP by MARAD. Affected Public: Strategic Commercial Seaports. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 17. Frequency of Response: Quarterly. Estimated Number of Responses: 4. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 Hour. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 68. Public Comments Invited: Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Aug 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 (Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93) By Order of the Acting Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–17595 Filed 8–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2021–0185] Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Procedures for Determining Vessel Services Categories for Purposes of the Cargo Preference Act Maritime Administration, Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on May 21, 2021. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 16, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Mead, (202) 366–5723, Office of Cargo and Commercial Sealift, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Procedures for Determining Vessel Services Categories for Purposes of the Cargo Preference Act. OMB Control Number: 2133–0540. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Background: The purpose is to provide information to be used in the designation of service categories of individual vessels for purposes of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46077 compliance with the Cargo Preference Act under a Memorandum of Understanding entered into by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Maritime Administration. MARAD will use the data submitted by vessel operators to create a list of Vessel SelfDesignations and determine whether MARAD agrees or disagrees with a vessel owner’s designation of a vessel. Respondents: Owners or operators of U.S.-registered vessels and foreignregistered vessels. Affected Public: Business Owners for Profits. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 200. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Estimated time per Respondent: .25. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 50. Public Comments Invited: Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. (Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93) By Order of the Acting Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–17591 Filed 8–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2021–0031] Coastwise Endorsement Eligibility Determination for a Foreign-Built Vessel: DEEP SIX (Motor); Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to issue coastwise endorsement eligibility determinations for foreign-built vessels which will carry SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17AUN1.SGM 17AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-2021-0183]


Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection: Quarterly Readiness of Strategic Seaport Facilities 
Reporting

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) 
abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A Federal Register Notice with a 
60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information 
collection was published on May 21, 2021.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 16, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular

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information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Butram, Maritime 
Administration, at [email protected] or at 202-366-1976. You may 
send mail to Matthew Butram, Office of Sealift Support, Room W25-218, 
Mail Stop 1, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Quarterly Readiness of Strategic Seaport Facilities 
Reporting.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0548.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection.
    Background: Pursuant to E.O. 12656 and 49 CFR 1.81, the Maritime 
Administration (MARAD) issues, for emergency planning and preparedness 
purposes, a Port Readiness Plan (PRP) to each strategic commercial 
seaport (port) designated by the Commander, Military Surface Deployment 
and Distribution Command (SDDC). The PRP identifies specific facilities 
that DoD may need to support the deployment of Armed Forced of the 
United States or other emergency needs to promote the national defense. 
The collection of quarterly information is necessary to validate the 
ports' ability to provide PRP-delineated facilities to the DOD within 
the PRP-delineated timeline.
    Respondents: Strategic Commercial Seaports who have been designated 
by the Commander, SDDC and who have been issued a PRP by MARAD.
    Affected Public: Strategic Commercial Seaports.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 17.
    Frequency of Response: Quarterly.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 4.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 Hour.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 68.
    Public Comments Invited: Comments are invited on: Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the 
information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the 
Department's estimate of the burden of the proposed information 
collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.

(Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93)

    By Order of the Acting Maritime Administrator.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2021-17595 Filed 8-16-21; 8:45 am]
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