Coastwise Endorsement Eligibility Determination for a Foreign-Built Vessel: KOUKLA (Sail); Invitation for Public Comments, 50761-50762 [2021-19590]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 173 / Friday, September 10, 2021 / Notices 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–2021–0126 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. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Sep 09, 2021 Jkt 253001 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. 2021–19593 Filed 9–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–20211–0128] Coastwise Endorsement Eligibility Determination for a Foreign-Built Vessel: KOUKLA (Sail); 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 no more than twelve passengers for hire. A request for such a determination has been received by MARAD. By this notice, MARAD seeks comments from interested parties as to any effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. Information about the requestor’s vessel, including a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before October 12, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number MARAD–2021–0128 by any one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Search MARAD–2021–0128 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–2021–0128, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50761 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, or to submit comments that are confidential in nature, see the section entitled Public Participation. 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 KOUKLA is: —Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Carrying of passengers for day and night cruises and overnight stays on the vessel.’’ —Geographic Region Including Base of Operations: ‘‘Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York (excluding New York Harbor), Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida (excluding Gulf Coast), California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska (excluding Southeastern AK), Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.’’ (Base of Operations: Portsmouth, VA) —Vessel Length and Type: 60.2′ Sail. The complete application is available for review identified in the DOT docket as MARAD 2021–0128 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 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 E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1 50762 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 173 / Friday, September 10, 2021 / Notices 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–2021–0128 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. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Sep 09, 2021 Jkt 253001 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. Maritime Administration address is: U.S. Department of Transportation, MARAD–2021–0127, 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, or to submit comments that are confidential in nature, see the section entitled Public Participation. [Docket No. MARAD–2021–0127] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Coastwise Endorsement Eligibility Determination for a Foreign-Built Vessel: KB JR (Motor); Invitation for Public Comments AGENCY: 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. ACTION: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (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. 2021–19590 Filed 9–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice. 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 no more than twelve passengers for hire. A request for such a determination has been received by MARAD. By this notice, MARAD seeks comments from interested parties as to any effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. Information about the requestor’s vessel, including a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before October 12, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number MARAD–2021–0127 by any one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Search MARAD–2021–0127 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 As described in the application, the intended service of the vessel KB JR is: —Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Recreational charters’’ —Geographic Region Including Base of Operations: ‘‘Florida, New York, and Rhode Island.’’ (Base of Operations: Miami, FL) —Vessel Length and Type: 69.6′ Motor The complete application is available for review identified in the DOT docket as MARAD 2021–0127 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 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. E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 173 (Friday, September 10, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50761-50762]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-19590]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-20211-0128]


Coastwise Endorsement Eligibility Determination for a Foreign-
Built Vessel: KOUKLA (Sail); Invitation for Public Comments

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 no more than twelve passengers for hire. A request for such 
a determination has been received by MARAD. By this notice, MARAD seeks 
comments from interested parties as to any effect this action may have 
on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.-flag 
vessels. Information about the requestor's vessel, including a brief 
description of the proposed service, is listed below.

DATES: Submit comments on or before October 12, 2021.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number 
MARAD-2021-0128 by any one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Search MARAD-2021-0128 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-2021-0128, 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, or to submit comments that are confidential in nature, see 
the section entitled Public Participation.

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 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described in the application, the 
intended service of the vessel KOUKLA is:

--Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ``Carrying of passengers for day 
and night cruises and overnight stays on the vessel.''
--Geographic Region Including Base of Operations: ``Maine, 
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York (excluding New York 
Harbor), Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida (excluding 
Gulf Coast), California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska (excluding 
Southeastern AK), Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.'' (Base of Operations: 
Portsmouth, VA)
--Vessel Length and Type: 60.2' Sail.

    The complete application is available for review identified in the 
DOT docket as MARAD 2021-0128 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 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

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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-2021-0128 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 [email protected]. 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 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. 2021-19590 Filed 9-9-21; 8:45 am]
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