Commercial Vessel Compliance

3/9/2015: Collection of information under review by the Office of Management and Budget – Certificates of compliance, boiler/pressure vessel repairs, cargo gear records and shipping papers

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The Coast Guard seeks comment on the request for approval of a currently approved collection for certificates of compliance, boiler/pressure vessel repairs, cargo gear records and shipping papers.

The Coast Guard seeks comment from owners and operators of vessels.

This information is needed to enable the Coast Guard to fulfill its responsibilities for maritime safety under Title 46, U.S. Code. This collection is solely for this purpose. The affected public includes some owners or operators of large merchant vessels and all foreign-flag tankers calling at U.S. ports.

View the Federal Register notice for further information.

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 April 8, 2015.

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