Notice of Public Meeting, 90404 [2016-29943]

Download as PDF 90404 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 240 / Wednesday, December 14, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9816] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Public Meeting The Department of State will conduct an open meeting at 9:00am on Thursday, January 19, 2017, in room 7M15–01 of the Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building at St. Elizabeth’s, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20593. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the Fourth session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction to be held at the IMO headquarters, London, United Kingdom, February 13–17, 2017. The agenda items to be considered include: —Adoption of the agenda —Decisions of other bodies —Amendments to SOLAS regulations II–1/6 and II–1/8–1 (5.2.1.13) —Computerized stability support for the master in case of flooding for existing passenger ships (5.2.1.7) —Finalization of second generation intact stability criteria (5.2.1.12) —Amendments to SOLAS and FSS Code to make evacuation analysis mandatory for new passenger ships and review of the Recommendation on evacuation analysis for new and existing passenger ships (5.1.1.3) —Revision of section 3 of the Guidelines for damage control plans and information to the master (MSC.1/Circ.1245) for passenger ships (5.2.1.6) —Mandatory instrument and/or provisions addressing safety standards for the carriage of more than 12 industrial personnel on board vessels engaged on international voyages (5.2.1.4) —Amendments to the 2011 ESP Code (2.0.1.1) —Unified interpretation to provisions of IMO safety, security, and environment-related Conventions (1.1.2.3) —Revised SOLAS regulation II–1/3–8 and associated guidelines (MSC.1/ Circ.1175) and new guidelines for safe mooring operations for all ships (5.2.1.1) —Guidelines for use of Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP) within ship structures (5.2.1.21) —Biennial status report and provisional agenda for SDC 5 —Election of Chairman and ViceChairman for 2018 —Any other business —Report to the Maritime Safety Committee VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Dec 13, 2016 Jkt 241001 Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. Upon request to the meeting coordinator, members of the public may also participate via teleconference. To facilitate the building security process, and to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, LT Joshua Kapusta, by email at Joshua.A.Kapusta@ uscg.mil, or by phone at (202) 372–1428, or in writing at 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop 7509, Washington DC 20593–7509 not later than January 12, 2017. Requests made after January 12, 2017 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 Coast Guard Headquarters building. The building is accessible by taxi, public transportation, and privately owned conveyance (upon request). In the case of inclement weather where the Federal Government is closed or delayed, a public meeting may be conducted virtually by calling (202) 475–4000 or 1–855–475–2447, Participant code: 887 809 72. The meeting coordinator will confirm whether the virtual public meeting will be utilized by posting an announcement at: www.uscg.mil/imo. Members of the public can find out whether the Federal Government is delayed or closed by visiting www.opm.gov/status/. Additional information regarding this and other IMO public meetings may be found at: www.uscg.mil/imo. Dated: December 7, 2016. Jonathan W. Burby, Coast Guard Liaison Officer, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2016–29943 Filed 12–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9817] Notice of Public Meeting The Department of State will conduct an open meeting at 9:00am on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, in room 7K15–01 of the Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building at St. Elizabeth’s, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20593. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the fourth session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 4) to be held at the IMO Headquarters, United PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Kingdom, on January 16–20, 2017. The agenda items to be considered include: —Decisions of other IMO bodies —Safety and pollution hazards of chemicals and preparation of consequential amendments to the IBC Code —Review of MARPOL Annex II requirements that have an impact on cargo residues and tank washings of high viscosity and persistent floating products —Code for the transport and handling of limited amounts of hazardous and noxious liquid substances in bulk on offshore support vessels —Revised guidance on ballast water sampling and analysis —Review of the guidelines for approval of ballast water management systems —Production of a manual entitled ‘‘Ballast Water Management—How to do it’’ —Consideration of the impact on the Arctic of emissions of Black Carbon from international shipping —Standards for shipboard gasification of waste systems and associated amendments to regulation 16 of MARPOL Annex VI —Guidelines for the discharge of exhaust gas recirculation bleed-off water —Improved and new technologies approved for ballast water management systems and reduction of atmospheric pollution —Updated IMO Dispersant Guidelines —Updated OPRC Model training courses —Unified interpretation to provisions of IMO environment-related Conventions —Use of electronic record books —Revision of the 2011 SCR Guidelines Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. Upon request to the meeting coordinator, members of the public may also participate via teleconference. To facilitate the building security process, and to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, Mr. Patrick Keffler, by email at Patrcik.A.Keffler@uscg.mil, by phone at (202) 372–1424, or in writing at 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop 7509, Washington DC 20593–7509, not later than January 4, 2017. Requests made after January 4, 2017 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 Coast Guard Headquarters building. The building is accessible by taxi, E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9816]


Notice of Public Meeting

    The Department of State will conduct an open meeting at 9:00am on 
Thursday, January 19, 2017, in room 7M15-01 of the Douglas A. Munro 
Coast Guard Headquarters Building at St. Elizabeth's, 2703 Martin 
Luther King Jr. Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20593. The primary purpose 
of the meeting is to prepare for the Fourth session of the 
International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship 
Design and Construction to be held at the IMO headquarters, London, 
United Kingdom, February 13-17, 2017.
    The agenda items to be considered include:

--Adoption of the agenda
--Decisions of other bodies
--Amendments to SOLAS regulations II-1/6 and II-1/8-1 (5.2.1.13)
--Computerized stability support for the master in case of flooding for 
existing passenger ships (5.2.1.7)
--Finalization of second generation intact stability criteria 
(5.2.1.12)
--Amendments to SOLAS and FSS Code to make evacuation analysis 
mandatory for new passenger ships and review of the Recommendation on 
evacuation analysis for new and existing passenger ships (5.1.1.3)
--Revision of section 3 of the Guidelines for damage control plans and 
information to the master (MSC.1/Circ.1245) for passenger ships 
(5.2.1.6)
--Mandatory instrument and/or provisions addressing safety standards 
for the carriage of more than 12 industrial personnel on board vessels 
engaged on international voyages (5.2.1.4)
--Amendments to the 2011 ESP Code (2.0.1.1)
--Unified interpretation to provisions of IMO safety, security, and 
environment-related Conventions (1.1.2.3)
--Revised SOLAS regulation II-1/3-8 and associated guidelines (MSC.1/
Circ.1175) and new guidelines for safe mooring operations for all ships 
(5.2.1.1)
--Guidelines for use of Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP) within ship 
structures (5.2.1.21)
--Biennial status report and provisional agenda for SDC 5
--Election of Chairman and Vice-Chairman for 2018
--Any other business
--Report to the Maritime Safety Committee

    Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating 
capacity of the room. Upon request to the meeting coordinator, members 
of the public may also participate via teleconference. To facilitate 
the building security process, and to request reasonable accommodation, 
those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, LT 
Joshua Kapusta, by email at Joshua.A.Kapusta@uscg.mil, or by phone at 
(202) 372-1428, or in writing at 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., 
Stop 7509, Washington DC 20593-7509 not later than January 12, 2017. 
Requests made after January 12, 2017 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 Coast Guard Headquarters building. The building is 
accessible by taxi, public transportation, and privately owned 
conveyance (upon request).
    In the case of inclement weather where the Federal Government is 
closed or delayed, a public meeting may be conducted virtually by 
calling (202) 475-4000 or 1-855-475-2447, Participant code: 887 809 72. 
The meeting coordinator will confirm whether the virtual public meeting 
will be utilized by posting an announcement at: www.uscg.mil/imo. 
Members of the public can find out whether the Federal Government is 
delayed or closed by visiting www.opm.gov/status/. Additional 
information regarding this and other IMO public meetings may be found 
at: www.uscg.mil/imo.

    Dated: December 7, 2016.
Jonathan W. Burby,
 Coast Guard Liaison Officer, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2016-29943 Filed 12-13-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4710-09-P