Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting, 9577-9578 [2014-03518]

Download as PDF EMCDONALD on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 33 / Wednesday, February 19, 2014 / Notices Department of State, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC (Department of State). RSVP should be sent as directed below not later than February 25, 2014. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made by February 21, 2014. 2. June 9, 2014. The Committee will meet in open session from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon in Room 1207 of the Department of State. RSVP should be sent as directed below not later than June 3, 2014. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made by May 30, 2014. 3. September 8, 2014. The Committee will meet in open session from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon in Room 1207 of the Department of State. RSVP should be sent as directed below not later than September 2, 2014. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made by August 29, 2014. 4. December 8, 2014. 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[FR Doc. 2014–03520 Filed 2–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–07–P [FR Doc. 2014–03516 Filed 2–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8637] DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8636] Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting Activities of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee and Preparations for Upcoming International Telecommunications Meetings The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct two (2) open meetings on Thursday, March 13, 2014; and Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the headquarters of the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM) in Suite 605, 1611 New Kent Street, Arlington, Virginia 22209. Each meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. The primary purpose of the meetings is to prepare for the first Session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communication, and Search and Rescue to be held at the IMO Headquarters, United Kingdom, from June 30, 2014 to July 4, 2014. The primary matters to be considered include: —Routing of ships, ship reporting and related matters —Consideration of ECDIS matters related to the implementation of the This notice announces a meeting of the Department of State’s International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) to review the activities of the Department of State in international meetings on international communications and information policy over the last quarter and prepare for similar activities in the next quarter. The ITAC will meet on March 13, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. EDT at 2300 N Street NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037– 1128 to review the preparations for and outcomes of international telecommunications meetings of the International Telecommunication Union, the Inter-American Telecommunications Commission, and PO 00000 Frm 00122 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\19FEN1.SGM 19FEN1 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]
[Pages 9577-9578]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-03518]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8637]


Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting

    The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct two (2) open 
meetings on Thursday, March 13, 2014; and Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at 
the headquarters of the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime 
Services (RTCM) in Suite 605, 1611 New Kent Street, Arlington, Virginia 
22209. Each meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. The primary purpose of the 
meetings is to prepare for the first Session of the International 
Maritime Organization's (IMO) Sub-Committee on Navigation, 
Communication, and Search and Rescue to be held at the IMO 
Headquarters, United Kingdom, from June 30, 2014 to July 4, 2014.
    The primary matters to be considered include:

--Routing of ships, ship reporting and related matters
--Consideration of ECDIS matters related to the implementation of the

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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 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]
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