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5/9/2016: Collection of information under review by the Office of Management and Budget – Vessel documentation

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The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval to a revision of a currently approved collection on vessel documentation.

The information collected will be used to establish the eligibility of a vessel to:

  • Be documented as a “vessel of the United States”,
  • Engage in a particular trade, and/or
  • Become the object of a preferred ship’s mortgage.

 

The information collected concerns citizenship of owner/applicant and build, tonnage and markings of a vessel.

The Coast Guard seeks comments from owners or builders of yachts and commercial vessels of at least five net tons.

In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing:

(1) The practical utility of the Collection;
(2) The accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collection;
(3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the Collection;
(4) Ways to minimize the burden of the Collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

Comments must reach the Coast Guard by June 8, 2016.

For more information, please view the entire Federal Register notice.

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