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The Coast Guard invites comments from vessel owners, operators, agents, masters or interested U.S. Government agencies. Comments are sought on the information collection request which would require the owner, operator, agent or master of a vessel to apply in writing to the Coast Guard before the commencement of an inspection for certification, when a waiver is desired from the requirements of navigation and vessel inspection, or to request a Continuous Synopsis Record.
In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing:
(1) The practical utility of the Collections;
(2) The accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collections;
(3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the Collections; and,
(4) Ways to minimize the burden of the Collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before May 15, 2014.
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