Maritime Administration 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Small Shipyard Grant Program; Application Deadlines
Document Number: 2021-01359
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-22
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
Under the Small Shipyard Grant Program, $19,600,000 is currently available for grants to: (1) Make capital and related improvements to qualified shipyard facilities that will be effective in fostering efficiency, competitive operations, and quality ship construction, repair, and reconfiguration, and (2) provide training for workers in shipbuilding, ship repair, and associated industries. This notice announces the intention of the Maritime Administration (MARAD) to provide for grants to small shipyards. Federal Assistance Listing Number: 20.814 (formerly known as the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number). Potential applicants are advised that it is expected, based on experience, that the number of applications will far exceed the funds available and that only a small percentage of applications will be funded. Historically, the program has selected roughly 15-30 applications for funding with an average grant amount of about $1 million.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel NEVER ENOUGH II (Power Convertible); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2021-00669
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is 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.
Collecting Proposals for Future Use of the Historic Vessel NS Savannah
Document Number: 2021-00527
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) plans to provide for the use or disposition of the historic vessel, the Nuclear Ship NS Savannah, once decommissioning of the ship's nuclear reactor is completed. Due to the vessel's historic importance and the requirements of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), MARAD is publishing this notice to solicit the public's views regarding MARAD's proposed uses for the Savannah and provide the public the opportunity to submit any alternative uses.
Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts
Document Number: 2020-25236
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, Maritime Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, Office of the Secretary
In accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, this final rule provides the 2020 inflation adjustment to civil penalty amounts that may be imposed for violations of certain DOT regulations. In additional, this final rule makes conforming revisions to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations to reflect inflationary adjustments to the statutorily-mandated civil penalties for violations of Federal law.
U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee; Notice of Solicitation for Applications for Potential Members
Document Number: 2021-00121
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to authority delegated by the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) to the Maritime Administrator (Administrator), the Maritime Administration (MARAD) requests nominations for membership on the U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee (MTSNAC).
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel SHARED ADVENTURE II (Power Catamaran); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2021-00014
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-07
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is 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.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel PACIFIC CEREMONY (Motor Vessel); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2021-00013
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-07
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is 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.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel MAYAN STAR (Sailboat); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2021-00012
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-07
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is 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.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel JAGUAR SHARK (Motor Yacht); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2021-00011
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-07
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is 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.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel ISLAND REEF (Motor Vessel); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2021-00010
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-07
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is 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.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel HECHT YEAH (Motor Vessel); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2021-00009
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-07
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is 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.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel BALAM (Sailing Catamaran); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2021-00008
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-07
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is 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.
Request for Applications To Be Considered for Enrollment in the Cable Security Fleet
Document Number: 2020-29159
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-05
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) requests applications from owners and/or operators of eligible vessels to enroll such vessels in the Cable Security Fleet (CSF). The CSF Program is a newly-authorized program intended to maintain a fleet of active, commercially viable, privately owned United States-flag cable vessels to meet national security requirements and to maintain a United States presence in the international submarine cable services market. The CSF will consist of two vessels. This Notice describes, among other things, statutory requirements to apply and to participate in the CSF, recommendations as to the form and substance of applications, and a deadline for submitting applications for vessel enrollment in the CSF program. The Maritime Administration will negotiate agreements ready for execution with the successful applicants.