Notice and request for comments.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Maritime Administration's (MARAD's) intention to request extension of approval for three years of a currently approved information collection.
Comments should be submitted on or before May 13, 2011.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Robert Bouchard, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202-366-5076; or e-mail Robert.Bouchard@dot.gov. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Maritime Administration (MARAD).
Title of Collection: U.S. Port and Terminal Inventory Survey.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information collection.
OMB Control Number: 2133-0539.
Form Numbers: MA-1049.
Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from date of approval by the Office of Management and Budget.
Summary of Collection of Information: The Port and Terminal Infrastructure Data Collection Survey will provide MARAD with key U.S. marine terminal data to enable the agency to provide timely Information to determine the present level of system performance and future requirements.
Need and Use of the Information: The biennial survey will assist MARAD in determining the number and type of facilities available for moving cargo. Emphasis will be on throughput capacity and the adequacy of the number and type of terminals available to move cargo efficiently through the U.S. global freight transportation system. The survey will also provide an overview of ownership of marine terminals in the United States.
Description of Respondents: U.S. port authorities, marine terminal operators and owners of marine terminal companies.
Annual Responses: 636 responses.
Annual Burden: 954 hours.
Comments: Comments should refer to the docket number that appears at the top of this document. Written comments may be submitted to the Docket Clerk, U.S. DOT Dockets, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Comments also may be submitted by electronic means via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov/search/index.jsp. Specifically address whether this information collection is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the agency and will have practical utility, accuracy of the burden estimates, ways to minimize this burden, and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. All comments received will be available for examination at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT (or EST), Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. An electronic version of this document is available on the World Wide Web at http://www.regulations.gov/search/index.jsp.
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 Start Printed Page 13700Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477-78) or you may visit http://www.regulations.gov/search/index.jsp.Start Signature
By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
Dated: March 3, 2011.
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-5747 Filed 3-11-11; 8:45 am]
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