Maritime Administration June 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Civil Penalties
Document Number: 2016-15566
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-30
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
This interim final rule updates the maximum civil penalty amounts for violations of statutes and regulations administered by MARAD pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvement Act of 2015. This interim final rule amends our regulations to reflect the new, adjusted civil penalty amounts MARAD may assess pursuant for violations of procedures related to the American Fisheries Act, certain regulated transactions involving documented vessels, the Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue program (AMVER), and the Defense Production Act.
Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2016-14906
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-23
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 Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. On April 7, 2015, MARAD published an information collection notice with a 60-day comment period (FR 80 18706).
Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2016-14872
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-23
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 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 April 7, 2015 (Federal Register 18706, Vol. 80, No.66).
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel PHOTOBOAT; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2016-14653
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-22
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 SEACROPPER II; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2016-14664
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-21
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 HEAD PELICAN; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2016-14663
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-21
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 BALAJAN; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2016-14662
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-21
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 SAPHIRA; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2016-14655
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-21
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.
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Board of Visitors Meeting; Cancellation of Upcoming Meeting
Document Number: 2016-14370
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-17
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration (MARAD) is issuing this notice to cancel the June 14, 2016 U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (``Academy'') Board of Visitors (BOV) meeting scheduled to be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Capital Visitors Center, in Washington, DC. The original Federal Register notice announcing the meeting was published Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 81 FR 35118.
Agency Requests for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection(s): Voluntary Tanker Agreement
Document Number: 2016-12974
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-02
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. This collection of information is used to gather information on tanker operators who agree to contribute, either by direct charter to the Department of Defense or to other participants tanker capacity as requested by the Maritime Administrator at such times and such amounts as determined to be necessary to meet the essential needs of DOD for the transportation of petroleum and petroleum products in bulk by sea. The Voluntary Tanker Agreement is a voluntary emergency preparedness agreement in accordance with Section 708, Defense Production Act, 195, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 2158). We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13.
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Board of Visitors Meeting
Document Number: 2016-12833
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-01
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces that the following U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (``Academy'') Board of Visitors (BOV) meeting will take place: 1. Date: June 14, 2016. 2. Time: 2:00 p.m. 3. Location: Capital Visitors Center, Washington, DC Room to be determined. 4. Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is to brief BOV members on the Academy Advisory Board's annual report to the Secretary of Transportation and the status of reaccreditation. 5. Public Access to the Meeting: This meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a first-come basis. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting will need to show photo identification in order to gain access to the meeting location.