MarAd Seeks Information On Launch Barges
MarAd published a request for information in the Federal Register to update its inventory of U.S.-flag launch barges that have a launch capacity of less than 12,000 long tons and are qualified to engage in the coastwise trade. The inventory was prepared pursuant to Public Law 100-329, enacted June 7,1988. Launch barges are designed to carry and to offload at sea offshore oil and gas drilling jackets. MarAd invites comments, additions or changes concerning the completeness, timeliness and accuracy of the inventory list dated August 4,1988. Comments should be submitted in writing to the contact person by October 6,1994. For more information, contact:Paul Ackerman, U.S.
Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, MAR- 852, Room 7301, 400 Seventh St., S.W., Washington, D.C. 20590; tel: (202) 366-4374.