DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements: Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Maritime Administration (MARAD).
Title:Request for Transfer of Ownership, Registry, and Flag, or Charter, Lease, or Mortgage of U.S.-Citizen Owned Documented Vessels.
OMB Control Number:2133-0006.
Type of Request:Extension of currently approved collection.
Affected Public:Vessel owners who have applied for foreign transfer of U.S.-flag vessels.
Forms:MA-29, MA-29A, MA-29B (Note:MA-29A is used only in cases of a National emergency).
Abstract:This collection provides information necessary for MARAD to approve the sale, transfer, charter, lease, or mortgage of U.S. documented vessels to non-citizens, or the transfer of such vessels to foreign registry and flag, or the transfer of foreign flag vessels by their owners as required by various contractual requirements. The information will enable MARAD to determine whether the vessel proposed for transfer will initially require retention under the U.S.-flag statutory regulations.