DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Foreign-Trade Zone 162--New
Haven, CT; Application for Expansion
Friday, November 15, 1991
An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the
Board) by the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, grantee of FTZ 162,
requesting authority to relocate and expand its zone in New Haven,
Connecticut. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of
the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the
regulations of the Board (15 CFR Part 400). It was formally filed on
October 31, 1991.
FTZ 162 was approved on October 2, 1989 (Board Order 442, 54 FR 42823,
10/18/89). It currently consists of a site (5.6 acres) at the Mossberg &
Sons, Inc., plant in the Town of North Haven and a temporary site (4.6
acres, Port Buildings 9 & 10) within the Port of New Haven located at 140
Waterfront Street, New Haven, approved as a boundary modification for a
period ending October 31, 1993 (A-25-91).
The grantee is now requesting authority to relocate the entire zone project
from the Mossberg site to the Port of New Haven. The Port site would
involve two parcels (36.6 acres): The 4.6 acre parcel on Waterfront Street
mentioned above; and, a 32-acre parcel (including Port Buildings 101-105)
within the Port's North Yard at Wheeler and Goodwin Streets, New Haven. The
zone would be operated by New Haven Terminal, Inc., as part of overall port
No manufacturing requests are being made at this time. Such approvals would
be requested from the Board on a case-by-case basis.
In accordance with the Board's regulations, an examiners committee has been
appointed to investigate the application and report to the Board. The
committee consists of: Dennis Puccinelli (Chairman), Foreign
-Trade Zones Staff, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230;
Victor G. Weeren, Assistant Regional Commissioner, U.S. Customs Service,
Northeast Region, 10 Causeway Street, suite 801, Boston, Massachusetts
02222-1056; and, Colonel Philip R. Harris, Division Engineer, U.S. Army
Engineer Division New England, 424 Trapelo Road, Waltham, Massachusetts
Comments concerning the proposed expansion are invited in writing from
interested parties. They should be addressed to the Board's Executive
Secretary at the address below and postmarked on or before December 28, 1991.
A copy of the application is available for inspection at each of the
Port Director's Office,
U.S. Customs Service, Northeast Region,
Federal Building, 150 Court Street,
New Haven, Connecticut 06511.
Office of the Executive Secretary,
Foreign-Trade Zones Board,
U.S. Department of Commerce, room 3716,
14th & Pennsylvania Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20230.
Dated: November 6, 1991.
Acting Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 91-27534 Filed 11-14-91; 8:45 am]