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The primary matters to be considered include: —Evaluation of safety and pollution hazards of chemicals and preparation of consequential Amendments. —Development of guidelines for uniform implementation of the 2004 Ballast Water Management Convention. —Requirements for protection of personnel involved in the transport of cargoes containing toxic substances in all types of tankers. —Development of provisions for gasfuelled ships. —Amendments to resolution MEPC.2(VI). —Development of standards regarding rate of discharge for sewage. —Consideration of International Association of Classification Societies unified interpretations. —Casualty analysis. —Safety aspects of ballast water management. —Guidelines on equivalent methods to reduce on-board NOX emission. —Guidelines on other technological methods verifiable or enforceable to limit SOx emissions. —Review of MARPOL Annex VI and the NOX Technical Code. E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 41 / Thursday, March 2, 2006 / Notices —Amendments to MARPOL Annex I for the prevention of marine pollution during oil transfer operations between ships at sea. Hard copies of documents associated with the 10th session of BLG will be available at this meeting. To request further copies of documents please write to the address provided below. Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. Interested persons may seek information by writing to Mr. Thomas Felleisen, Commandant (G– PSO–3), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street SW., Room 1214, Washington, DC 20593–0001 or by calling (202) 267–0086. Dated: February 23, 2006. Clay Diamond, Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of State. [FR Doc. 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To be addressed as well are the Provisions of Financial Security which includes a progress report on the work of the Joint IMO/ILO Ad Hoc Expert Working Group on Liability and Compensation regarding claims for Death, Personal Injury and Abandonment of Seafarers; and includes follow-up resolutions adopted by the International Conference on the Revision of the Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 1974. The Legal Committee will examine Fair Treatment of Seafarers, with a report of the second session of the Joint IMO/ILO Ad Hoc Expert Working Group on Fair Treatment of Seafarers which will take place from 13–17 March 2006. 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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 5302]


Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Meeting

    The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open 
meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2006, in Room 2415 of the 
United States Coast Guard Headquarters Building, 2100 Second Street 
SW., Washington, DC, 20593-0001. The primary purpose of the meeting is 
to prepare for the 10th session of the Sub-Committee on Bulk Liquids 
and Gases (BLG) to be held at the International Maritime Organization 
(IMO) Headquarters in London, England from April 3 to April 8, 2006.
    The primary matters to be considered include:

--Evaluation of safety and pollution hazards of chemicals and 
preparation of consequential Amendments.
--Development of guidelines for uniform implementation of the 2004 
Ballast Water Management Convention.
--Requirements for protection of personnel involved in the transport of 
cargoes containing toxic substances in all types of tankers.
--Development of provisions for gas-fuelled ships.
--Amendments to resolution MEPC.2(VI).
--Development of standards regarding rate of discharge for sewage.
--Consideration of International Association of Classification 
Societies unified interpretations.
--Casualty analysis.
--Safety aspects of ballast water management.
--Guidelines on equivalent methods to reduce on-board NOX 
emission.
--Guidelines on other technological methods verifiable or enforceable 
to limit SOx emissions.
--Review of MARPOL Annex VI and the NOX Technical Code.

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--Amendments to MARPOL Annex I for the prevention of marine pollution 
during oil transfer operations between ships at sea.

    Hard copies of documents associated with the 10th session of BLG 
will be available at this meeting. To request further copies of 
documents please write to the address provided below.
    Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating 
capacity of the room. Interested persons may seek information by 
writing to Mr. Thomas Felleisen, Commandant (G-PSO-3), U.S. Coast Guard 
Headquarters, 2100 Second Street SW., Room 1214, Washington, DC 20593-
0001 or by calling (202) 267-0086.

    Dated: February 23, 2006.
Clay Diamond,
Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of 
State.
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