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Inventory of U.S.-Flag Launch Barges

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AGENCY:

Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation.

ACTION:

Inventory of U.S.-Flag Launch Barges.

SUMMARY:

The Maritime Administration is updating its inventory of U.S.-flag launch barges. Additions, changes and comments to the list are requested. Launch barge information may be found at http://www.marad.dot.gov/​ships_​shipping_​landing_​page/​domestic_​shipping/​launch_​barge_​program/​Launch_​Barge_​Program.htm.

DATES:

Any comments on this inventory should be submitted in writing to the contact person by March 4, 2009.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Joann Spittle, Office of Cargo Preference and Domestic Trade, Maritime Administration, MAR-730, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202-366-5979 or 800-9US-FLAG; e-mail: Joann.Spittle@dot.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Pursuant to 46 CFR part 389 (Docket No. MARAD-2008-0045) Determination of Availability of Coastwise Qualified Launch Barges, the Interim Final Rule requires that the Maritime Administration publish a notice in the Federal Register requesting that owners or operators (or potential owners or operators) of coastwise qualified launch barges notify us of:

(1) Their interest in participating in the transportation and, if needed, the launching or installation of offshore platform jackets; (2) the contact information for their company; and, (3) the specifications of any currently owned or operated coastwise qualified launch barges or plans to construct same.

In addition, we are also seeking information on non-coastwise qualified (U.S.-flag) launch barges as well.

Privacy Act

Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register Start Printed Page 5887published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477-78).

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Dated: January 27, 2009.

By order of the Maritime Administrator.

Leonard Sutter,

Secretary, Maritime Administration.

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Reported U.S.-Flag Launch Barges

Vessel nameOwnerBuiltLength (ft.)Beam (ft.)DWT (L.T.)Approx launch capacity (L.T.)Coastwise qualified
Julie BCrowley Marine Services200840013023,60023,100X
Marty JCrowley Marine Services200840010519,22618,766X
Barge 455-3Crowley Marine Services200840010519,22618,766X
Barge 400LCrowley Marine Services199740010019,64619,146X
Barge 500-1Crowley Marine Services198240010516,39715,897X
Barge 410Crowley Marine Services197440099.512,03511,535X
Barge 416Crowley Marine Services197540099.512,03511,535X
McDermott Tidelands 021J. Ray McDermott, Inc1980240724,7002,200X
McDermott Tidelands No. 012J. Ray McDermott, Inc197324072.24,2174,000X
McDermott Tidelands No. 014J. Ray McDermott, Inc197324072.24,2174,000X
McDermott Tidelands 020J. Ray McDermott, Inc1980240725,1865,000X
McDermott Tidelands 021J. Ray McDermott, Inc1981240725,1865,000X
MARMAC 400McDonough Marine Service200140099′-9″10,8614,400X
MARMAC 300McDonough Marine Service199830010010,2674,200X
MARMAC 22McDonough Marine Service2003260725,1982,400X
MARMAC 21McDonough Marine Service2002260725,1202,400X
MARMAC 20McDonough Marine Service1999250724,9432,200X
MARMAC 19McDonough Marine Service1999250724,7652,200X
MARMAC 18McDonough Marine Service1998250724,7652,200X
MARMAC 17McDonough Marine Service1997250724,7652,200X
MARMAC 16McDonough Marine Service1995250724,7652,200X
MARMAC 15McDonough Marine Service1995250724,7652,200X
MARMAC 12McDonough Marine Service1994250724,7652,200X
MARMAC 11McDonough Marine Service1994250724,7652,200X
MARMAC 9McDonough Marine Service1993250724,7652,200X
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[FR Doc. E9-2099 Filed 1-30-09; 8:45 am]

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