Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting, 9578 [2014-03508]

Download as PDF EMCDONALD on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 9578 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 33 / Wednesday, February 19, 2014 / Notices carriage requirements in SOLAS regulations V/19.2.10 and V/19.2.11 —Consolidation of ECDIS-related IMO circulars —Consideration of the application of the satellite navigation system ‘‘BeiDou’’ in the maritime field —Development of explanatory footnotes to SOLAS regulations V/15, V/18, V/ 19 and V/27 —Consideration of LRIT-related matters —Development of an e-navigation strategy implementation plan —Development of performance standards for multi-system shipborne navigation receivers —Revision of the Guidelines for the onboard operational use of shipborne automatic identification systems (AIS) —Developments in maritime radiocommunication systems and technology —Review and modernization of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) —Further development of the GMDSS master plan on shore-based facilities —Consideration of operational and technical coordination provisions of maritime safety information (MSI) services, including the development and review of related documents —International Telecommunication Union (ITU) matters, including Radiocommunication ITU–R Study Group matters —ITU matters, including ITU World Radiocommunication Conference matters —Consideration of developments in Inmarsat and Cospas-Sarsat —Development of guidelines on harmonized aeronautical and maritime search and rescue procedures, including SAR training matters —Further development of the Global SAR Plan for the provision of maritime SAR services, including procedures for routeing distress information in the GMDSS —Development of amendments to the IAMSAR Manual —Development of measures to protect the safety of persons rescued at sea —Development of a mandatory Code for ships operating in polar waters —Consideration of International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) unified interpretations —Biennial agenda and provisional agenda for NCSR 2 —Report to the Maritime Safety Committee Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. To facilitate the building security process and to request VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:15 Feb 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, Mr. George Detweiler, not later than 7 days prior to the meeting. Mr. Detweiler may be contacted by email at George.H.Detweiler@uscg.mil, or by phone at (202) 372–1566. Requests made after that date might not be able to be accommodated. Additional information regarding these and other IMO SHC public meetings may be found at: www.uscg.mil/imo. Dated: February 10, 2014. Marc Zlomek, Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–03518 Filed 2–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8639] Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014, in Conference Rooms 8–9–10 of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Headquarters Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the sixty sixth Session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee to be held at the IMO Headquarters, United Kingdom, March 31—April 4, 2014. The agenda items to be considered include: —Adoption of the agenda —Harmful aquatic organisms in ballast water —Recycling of ships —Air pollution and energy efficiency; Further technical and operational measures for enhancing energy efficiency of international shipping —Reduction of greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions from ships —Consideration and adoption of amendments to mandatory instruments —Interpretations of, and amendments to, MARPOL and related instruments —Implementation of the OPRC Convention and the OPRC–HNS Protocol and relevant Conference resolutions —Identification and protection of Special Areas and Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas —Inadequacy of reception facilities —Reports of sub-committees PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 —Work of other bodies —Harmful anti-fouling systems for ships —Promotion of implementation and enforcement of MARPOL and related instruments —Technical co-operation activities for the protection of the marine environment —Role of the human element —Noise from commercial shipping and its adverse impacts on marine life —Work program of the Committee and subsidiary bodies —Application of the Committee’s Guidelines —Any other business —Consideration of the report of the Committee Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. To facilitate the building security process, and to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, Mr. John Morris, by email at john.c.morris@uscg.mil, by phone at (202) 372–1433, by fax at (202) 372–8383, or in writing at Commandant (CG–5PS), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE., Washington, DC 20593– 7509 not later than March 3, 2014, or 7 days prior to the meeting. Requests made after March 3, 2014 might not be able to be accommodated. Please note that due to security considerations, two valid, government issued photo identifications must be presented to gain entrance to the DOT Headquarters building. The DOT Headquarters building is accessible by public transportation (Navy Yard subway station), taxi and privately owned conveyance. Additional information regarding this and other IMO SHC public meetings may be found at: www.uscg.mil/imo. In case of severe weather or other emergency in the Washington, DC area, attendees should check with the Office of Personnel Management at http:// www.opm.gov or (202) 606–1900 for the operating status of federal agencies. If federal agencies are closed, this meeting will not be rescheduled, but the Shipping Coordinating Committee will publish a separate Federal Register notice to announce an electronic docket to receive public comments. Dated: February 7, 2014. Marc Zlomek, Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–03508 Filed 2–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P E:\FR\FM\19FEN1.SGM 19FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 33 (Wednesday, February 19, 2014)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-03508]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8639]


 Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting

    The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open 
meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014, in Conference 
Rooms 8-9-10 of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) 
Headquarters Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 
20590. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the sixty 
sixth Session of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Marine 
Environment Protection Committee to be held at the IMO Headquarters, 
United Kingdom, March 31--April 4, 2014.
    The agenda items to be considered include:

--Adoption of the agenda
--Harmful aquatic organisms in ballast water
--Recycling of ships
--Air pollution and energy efficiency; Further technical and 
operational measures for enhancing energy efficiency of international 
shipping
--Reduction of greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions from ships
--Consideration and adoption of amendments to mandatory instruments
--Interpretations of, and amendments to, MARPOL and related instruments
--Implementation of the OPRC Convention and the OPRC-HNS Protocol and 
relevant Conference resolutions
--Identification and protection of Special Areas and Particularly 
Sensitive Sea Areas
--Inadequacy of reception facilities
--Reports of sub-committees
--Work of other bodies
--Harmful anti-fouling systems for ships
--Promotion of implementation and enforcement of MARPOL and related 
instruments
--Technical co-operation activities for the protection of the marine 
environment
--Role of the human element
--Noise from commercial shipping and its adverse impacts on marine life
--Work program of the Committee and subsidiary bodies
--Application of the Committee's Guidelines
--Any other business
--Consideration of the report of the Committee
    Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating 
capacity of the room. To facilitate the building security process, and 
to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should 
contact the meeting coordinator, Mr. John Morris, by email at 
john.c.morris@uscg.mil, by phone at (202) 372-1433, by fax at (202) 
372-8383, or in writing at Commandant (CG-5PS), U.S. Coast Guard 
Headquarters, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE., Washington, DC 
20593-7509 not later than March 3, 2014, or 7 days prior to the 
meeting. Requests made after March 3, 2014 might not be able to be 
accommodated. Please note that due to security considerations, two 
valid, government issued photo identifications must be presented to 
gain entrance to the DOT Headquarters building. The DOT Headquarters 
building is accessible by public transportation (Navy Yard subway 
station), taxi and privately owned conveyance. Additional information 
regarding this and other IMO SHC public meetings may be found at: 
www.uscg.mil/imo.
    In case of severe weather or other emergency in the Washington, DC 
area, attendees should check with the Office of Personnel Management at 
http://www.opm.gov or (202) 606-1900 for the operating status of 
federal agencies. If federal agencies are closed, this meeting will not 
be rescheduled, but the Shipping Coordinating Committee will publish a 
separate Federal Register notice to announce an electronic docket to 
receive public comments.

    Dated: February 7, 2014.
Marc Zlomek,
Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2014-03508 Filed 2-18-14; 8:45 am]
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