46 CFR 380.2 - Filing applications.
(a) An applicant under section 805(a) shall file his application (16 copies, including three originals) with the Secretary, Maritime Subsidy Board/Maritime Administration at least 15 days in advance of the effective date of the action proposed in the application.
(b) The application shall concisely and clearly reflect:
(1) Whether the applicant holds an operating-differential subsidy contract under title VI of the Act, or has applied for such type contract, or
(2) Whether the applicant has a Government-owned vessel on charter under title VII of the Act or has applied for the charter of a Government-owned vessel thereunder;
(3) The action for which approval of the Maritime Subsidy Board/Maritime Administration is sought, stated in terms of a request for permission to, directly or indirectly, own, operate, or charter a vessel(s) in the domestic intercoastal or coastwise service, or to own a pecuniary interest, directly or indirectly, in any person or concern that owns, charters, or operates any vessel(s) in the domestic intercoastal or coastwise service; and
(4) Whether the operator of the vessel to be engaged in the domestic trade is a citizen of the United States as required by and within the meaning of section 2 of the Shipping Act, 1916.