Notice of Public Meeting on Consistent Implementation of Regulation 14.1.3 of MARPOL Annex VI (Global 0.50% Sulfur Limit), 64094-64095 [2019-25144]

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 224 (Wednesday, November 20, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64094-64095]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-25144]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2019-0878]


Notice of Public Meeting on Consistent Implementation of 
Regulation 14.1.3 of MARPOL Annex VI (Global 0.50% Sulfur Limit)

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The United States Coast Guard will conduct a public meeting in 
Washington, DC on consistent implementation of regulation 14.1.3 of 
MARPOL Annex IV (Global 0.50% Sulfur Limit). The purpose of this 
meeting will be to review the MARPOL Annex VI provisions for 
implementing the Global 0.50% Sulfur Limit and the associated guidance 
developed through the International Maritime Organization, as well as 
discuss related issues and Coast Guard enforcement plans.

DATES: This public meeting will be held on Thursday, December 5, 
beginning at 9:30 a.m. and ending at 3:00 p.m., Eastern Time. This 
meeting is open to the public.

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held in Room 3, located on the 
first floor near the main entrance of the United States Department of 
Transportation building in Washington, DC. The United States Department 
of Transportation building is located at 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, in 
Washington, DC, across the street from the Navy Yard-Ballpark Metro 
Station. Due to security requirements, each visitor must present a 
valid government-issued photo identification (for example, a driver's 
license) in order to gain entrance to the building. Those desiring to 
attend the public meeting should contact the Coast Guard ahead of the 
meeting (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to facilitate the 
security process related to building access, or to request reasonable 
accommodation.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about this 
public meeting you may contact Mr. Wayne Lundy by telephone at (202) 
372-1379 or by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Annex VI to the International Convention for 
the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL Annex VI) addresses air 
pollution from ships. Regulation 14 addresses particulate matter (PM) 
and sulfur oxide (SOX) emissions through fuel sulfur content 
limits. Beginning on January 1, 2015, fuel used in ships operating in 
designated Emission Control Areas (ECAs), including the North American 
and U.S. Caribbean Sea ECAs, may not exceed 1,000 ppm. Outside of 
designated ECAs, the sulfur content of marine fuel currently may not 
exceed 35,000 ppm; this limit will be reduced to 5,000 ppm beginning on 
January 1, 2020.
    As required by Regulation 14.8 of Annex VI, the 2020 global sulfur 
limit was reviewed and the limit was confirmed by the Marine 
Environment Protection Committee at its 70th session in November, 2016. 
At the 71st session, the Marine Environment Protection Committee agreed 
on a new work output to consider measures to promote consistent 
implementation of the global sulfur limit to address industry concerns 
and promote a level playing field with regard to compliance and 
enforcement of the new standards.
    The Coast Guard will conduct a meeting on Thursday, December 5 at 
the United States Department of Transportation building in Washington, 
DC, provide an overview of the MARPOL Annex VI provisions for 
implementing the Global 0.50% Sulfur Limit and the associated guidance 
developed through the International Maritime Organization. Related 
issues will also be discussed, including enforcement in the United 
States, changes to Port State Control procedures, fuel oil non-
availability notices, Ship Implementation Plans, in-use and onboard 
fuel oil sampling, and Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems.
    This meeting is open to the public. Please note that the public 
meeting has a limited number of seats. Also, the meeting may close 
early if all business is finished. Those interested in attending should 
contact Mr. Wayne Lundy by telephone at (202) 372-1379 or by email at 
[email protected].

Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities

    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the

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meeting, contact Mr. Wayne Lundy at (202) 372-1379 or by email at 
[email protected] as soon as possible.

    Dated: November 14, 2019.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards, U.S. Coast Guard.
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