- Cargo & Facilities

7/3/2014: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget- Safety approval of cargo containers

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The Coast Guard posted a notice inviting comments from owners and manufacturers of containers and organizers that the Coast Guard delegates to act as an approval authority. The Coast Guard seeks comment on the safety approval of cargo containers.

This information collection is associated with requirements for owners and manufacturers of cargo containers to submit information and keep records associated with the approval and inspection of those containers. This information is required to ensure compliance with the International Convention for Safe Containers.

View the Federal Register notice for further details and information on how to comment.

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;
(4) Ways to minimize the burden of the Collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

All comments and related material must be submitted on or before September 2, 2014.

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