Maritime Administration December 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel TANGO; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2011-32814
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-22
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel DREAM CATCHER; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2011-32812
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-22
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Use of Foreign-Flag Anchor Handling Vessels in the Beaufort Sea or Chukchi Sea Adjacent to Alaska
Document Number: 2011-32809
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-22
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by Public Law 111-281, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration, is authorized to make determinations permitting the use of foreign-flag anchor handling vessels in certain cases (and for a limited period of time) if no U.S.-flag vessels are found to be suitable and reasonably available. A request for such a determination regarding anchor handling vessels with a minimum ice class A3 has been received by the Maritime Administration. If the Maritime Administration determines that U.S.- flag vessels are not suitable and reasonably available for the proposed service, a determination will be granted allowing for the conditional use of these vessels, within a set timeframe. Those interested in providing the names of suitable and available vessels for the proposed service should refer to the docket number, and identify the U.S.-flag vessels available.
Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-32119
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-15
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The nature of the information collection is described as well as its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on June 29, 2011, and comments were due by August 29, 2011. No comments were received.
Assistance to Small Shipyard Grant Program
Document Number: 2011-31830
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-12
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces the intention of the Maritime Administration to provide grants for small shipyards. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 20.814.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel PATRIOT II; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2011-31465
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-08
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Stakeholders Meeting Regarding Ready Reserve Force (RRF) Ship Manager Contract Program
Document Number: 2011-31460
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-08
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Maritime Administration (MarAd) announces that it will hold a public outreach listening session on December 7, 2011 to gather input for consideration of possible changes to the Ship Manager Contract requirements for maintaining and operating MarAd Ready Reserve Force vessels. The topics to be discussed at the listening session will include: Ship Owner/Operator requirement. 12-ship award limit. Definition of Ship Manager ``business entity''. Citizenship requirements46 CFR 315 and 46 U.S.C. 802(a) and 802(b), U.S. Citizen vs. Documented Citizen. The relative importance of Technical, Past Performance and Price Evaluation Factors. Ship Manager as Agent vs. Independent contractor issues. Consideration of participation in Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement, Maritime Security Program, or Tanker Emergency Preparedness Agreement. Small business, sub-contracting vs. joint venture structure of Ship Manager. Re-assignment of ships during contract performance. Incentives for Cost Saving Methods in Program Management, Ship Costs, Green Initiatives. Limited Scope Ship Management Contract for State Maritime Academy Schoolships. The meeting is open to the public. Due to space constraints, participation is limited to two (2) representatives per company/ organization. Advanced registration is recommended. The DOT building at 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE. has security entrance requirements. All personnel will be escorted. The public meeting will be held at a site accessible to individuals with disabilities. To register, interested parties should send their name, title, and company affiliation to Rilla Gaither at Rilla.Gaither@dot.gov by close of business Monday, December 5, 2011.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel FOR-2-NA; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2011-31458
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-08
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel PRIORITIES; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2011-31453
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-08
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel LADY KAY; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2011-31452
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-08
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel OCEAN VUE 1; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2011-31450
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-08
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel BARBARY GHOST; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2011-31444
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-08
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel CHRYSALIS; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2011-31093
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-05
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review; Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2011-31092
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-05
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The nature of the information collection is described as well as its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on September 8, 2011. No comments were received.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel PANGAEA; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2011-31091
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-05
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel NAGA; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2011-31076
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-05
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.