2018-12994. Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Shipbuilding Orderbook and Shipyard Employment  

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    AGENCY:

    Maritime Administration, DOT.

    ACTION:

    Notice and request for comments.

    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. MARAD collects this information from the shipbuilding and ship repair industry primarily to Start Printed Page 28350determine if an adequate mobilization base exists for national defense and for use in a national emergency. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on February 20, 2018.

    DATES:

    Comments must be submitted on or before July 18, 2018.

    ADDRESSES:

    Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503.

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the Department's performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information collection.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Elizabeth Gearhart, Telephone: 202-366-1867; or email: beth.gearhart@dot.gov, Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Title: Shipbuilding Orderbook and Shipyard Employment.

    OMB Control Number: 2133-0029.

    Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection.

    Abstract: In compliance with 46 U.S.C. 50102 (2007), the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, as amended, MARAD conducts this survey to obtain information from the shipbuilding and ship repair industry to be used primarily to determine, if an adequate mobilization base exists for national defense and for use in a national emergency.

    Respondents: Owners of U.S. shipyards who agree to complete the requested information.

    Affected Public: Owners of U.S. shipyards who agree to complete the requested information.

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 200.

    Estimated Number of Responses: 200.

    Estimated Hours per Response: 30 minutes.

    Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100.

    Frequency of Response: Annually.

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

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    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.

    Dated: June 13, 2018.

    T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,

    Secretary, Maritime Administration.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-12994 Filed 6-15-18; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 4910-81-P

Document Information

Published:
06/18/2018
Department:
Transportation Department
Agency:
Maritime Administration
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice and request for comments.
Document Number:
2018-12994
Dates:
Comments must be submitted on or before July 18, 2018.
Pages:
28349-28350 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Docket No. MARAD-2018-0097
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-12994.pdf