Notice is hereby given that, on December 20, 2011, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), National Shipbuilding Research Program (“NSRP”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, the following members have changed their names: Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Inc.—Gulf Coast Operations (encompassing the Pascagoula and Avondale shipyards) to Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Incorporated, Pascagoula, MS, and Avondale, LA; Northrop Shipbuilding, Inc.—Newport News Building to Newport News Building, a division of Huntington Ingalls Incorporated, Newport News, VA; and Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation to Vigor Shipyards, Inc, Seattle, WA.
No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and NSRP intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On March 13, 1998, NSRP filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on January 29, 1099 (64 FR 4708).
The last notification was filed with the Department on November 29, 2010. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on December 17, 2010 (75 FR 79025).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
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