Notice of Public Meeting in Preparation for International Maritime Organization (IMO) Meeting, 71521-71522 [2019-27927]

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VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:44 Dec 26, 2019 — Amendments to the IAMSAR Manual — Unified interpretation of provisions of [Public Notice 10977] IMO safety, security, and environment-related Conventions Notice of Public Meeting in Preparation — Validated model training courses for an International Maritime — Biennial status report and provisional Organization Committee agenda for NCSR 8 The Department of State will conduct — Election of Chair and Vice-Chair for an open meeting at 9:30 a.m. on 2021 Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at the — Any other business headquarters of the Radio Technical Members of the public may attend Commission for Maritime Services this meeting up to the seating capacity (RTCM) in Suite 705, 1621 N Kent of the room. Upon request to the Street, Arlington, Virginia 22209. The meeting coordinator, members of the primary purpose of the meeting is to public may also participate via prepare for the 7th session of the teleconference, up to the capacity of the International Maritime Organization’s teleconference phone line. To facilitate (IMO) Sub-Committee on Navigation, the building security process, and to Communication, and Search and Rescue request reasonable accommodation, to be held at the IMO Headquarters, those who plan to attend should contact United Kingdom, January 15–24, 2020. the meeting coordinator, George The agenda items to be considered Detweiler, by email at include: George.H.Detweiler@uscg.mil, by phone — Decisions of other IMO bodies at (202) 372–1566, or in writing at 2703 — Routing measures and mandatory ship Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE Stop reporting systems 7418, Washington DC 20593–7418 not — Updates to the LRIT system later than January 1, 2020, 7 days prior — Application of the ‘‘Indian Regional to the meeting. Requests made after Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)’’ January 1, 2020 might not be able to be in the maritime field and accommodated. In the case of inclement development of performance weather where the U.S. Government is standards for shipborne IRNSS closed or delayed, a public meeting may receiver equipment be conducted virtually. The meeting — Recognition of the Japanese regional coordinator will confirm whether the navigation satellite system Quasivirtual public meeting will be utilized Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) and and will provide call in details to those development of performance who have registered. Members of the standards for shipborne satellite public can find out whether the U.S. navigation system receiver equipment Government is delayed or closed by — Revision of the Guidelines for vessel visiting www.opm.gov/status/. traffic services (resolution A.857(20)) — Consideration of descriptions of Jeremy M. Greenwood, Maritime Services in the context of e- Coast Guard Liaison Officer, Office of Ocean navigation and Polar Affairs, Department of State. — Updating of the GMDSS master plan [FR Doc. 2019–27912 Filed 12–26–19; 8:45 am] and guidelines on MSI Maritime BILLINGCODE 4710–09–P Safety Information (MSI) — Safety measures for non-SOLAS ships operating in polar waters DEPARTMENT OF STATE — Revision of SOLAS chapters III and IV for Modernization of the GMDSS, [Public Notice 10988] including related and consequential amendments to other existing Notice of Public Meeting in Preparation instruments) for International Maritime Organization — Response to matters related to the (IMO) Meeting Radiocommunication ITU R Study The Department of State will conduct Group and ITU World an open meeting at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Radiocommunication Conference Standard Time on Thursday, January 23, — Revision of the Guidelines on places 2020, in Room 6I10–01–C of the Douglas of refuge for ships in need of A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters assistance (resolution A.949(23)) Building at St. Elizabeth’s, 2703 Martin — Developments in GMDSS satellite Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington, services — Further development of the provision DC 20593. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the seventh of global maritime SAR services — Guidelines on harmonized session of the International Maritime aeronautical and maritime search and Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on rescue procedures, including SAR Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR training matters 7) to be held at the IMO Headquarters, DEPARTMENT OF STATE • Use the Commission’s internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an email to rule-comments@ sec.gov. Please include File Number SR– EMERALD–2019–037 on the subject line. 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The agenda items to be considered include: —Adoption of the agenda —Decisions of other IMO bodies —Safety and pollution hazards of chemicals and preparation of consequential amendments to the IBC Code —Revised guidance on ballast water sampling and analysis —Revised guidance on methodologies that may be used for enumerating viable organisms —Amendment of Annex 1 to the AFS Convention to include controls on cybutryne, and consequential revision of relevant guidelines —Review of the 2011 Guidelines for the control and management of ships’ biofouling to minimize the transfer of invasive aquatic species (resolution MEPC.207(62)) —Reduction of the impact on the Arctic of Black Carbon emissions from international shipping —Development of guidelines for onboard sampling of fuel oil not in use by the ship —Standards for shipboard gasification of waste systems and associated amendments to regulation 16 of MARPOL Annex VI —Review of the 2015 Guidelines for exhaust gas cleaning systems (resolution MEPC.259(68)) —Evaluation and harmonization of rules and guidance on the discharge of liquid effluents from EGCS into waters, including conditions and areas —Development of amendments to MARPOL Annex VI and the NOX Technical Code on the use of multiple engine operational profiles for a marine diesel engine —Development of measures to reduce risks of use and carriage of heavy fuel oil as fuel by ships in Arctic waters —Review of the IBTS Guidelines and amendments to the IOPP Certificate and Oil Record Book —Revision of MARPOL Annex IV and associated guidelines to introduce provisions for record-keeping and measures to confirm the lifetime performance of sewage treatment plants —Follow-up work emanating from the Action Plan to address marine plastic litter from ship —Unified interpretation to provisions of IMO environment-related conventions —Biennial agenda and provisional agenda for PPR 8 —Election of Chair and Vice-Chair for 2021 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:44 Dec 26, 2019 Jkt 250001 —Any other business —Report to the Marine Environment Protection 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, up to the capacity of the teleconference phone line. Those who RSVP will be notified of the call-in number. To facilitate the building security process, and to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, Ms. Melissa Perera, by email at Melissa.E.Perera@ uscg.mil, by phone at (202) 372–1446, or in writing at COMDT (CG–OES–3), ATTN: Ms. Melissa Perera, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593–7509, not later than January 15, 2020, five business days prior to the meeting. Requests made after January 15, 2020, 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). Jeremy M. Greenwood, Coast Guard Liaison Officer, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2019–27927 Filed 12–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10985] Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909; Fargo, ND Hearing International Red River Board Report on Nutrient Targets International Joint Commission, State. ACTION: Notice of public hearing. AGENCY: The International Joint Commission Invites Public Comment on Recommendations by the International Red River Board (IRRB) on proposed nutrient concentration objectives and nutrient load targets for the Red River at the boundary between the United States and Canada. Comments will be accepted at a public hearing to be held on January 16, 2020 in Fargo, North Dakota and by mail, email and on-line until February 28, 2020. The IRRB’s full report can be found on the IJC website at the following link: www.ijc.org/what/ engagement/public-comment-IIRBnutrient-2020. Public Hearing on IRRB’s SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00175 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Report on Proposed Nutrient Water Quality Objectives: DATES: January 16, 2020. Time: 7–9 p.m. ADDRESSES: Delta Marriott Fargo, 1635 42nd St. SW, Fargo, ND 58103. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Lobrichon (Ottawa), 613–992– 5368, lobrichons@ottawa.ijc.org or Frank Bevacqua (Washington), 202– 736–9024, bevacqauf@ washington.ijc.org. The Commission reports on water quality of the Red River as it crosses the boundary pursuant to a reference under Article IX of the Boundary Waters Treaty between the United States and Canada. Commission recommendations to the two federal governments under Article IX References of the Boundary Waters Treaty are not binding and not to be considered decisions of the two federal governments. The International Red River Board was established by the Commission in part to assist in reporting on the water quality of the Red River as it crosses the boundary and to recommend amendments or additions to the water quality objectives approved by the U.S. and Canadian governments in 1968 when considered warranted by the Commission. In the 2000s the IRRB identified nutrients as an issue of concern. The Board established a Water Quality Committee to develop recommendations for potential nutrient load allocations and/or targets. At the IRRB’s September 2019 meeting the Board agreed to recommend the following nutrient concentration objectives and nutrient load targets for the Red River at the boundary between the U.S. and Canada: Nutrient concentration objective: Total Phosphorus 0.15 mg/L; Total Nitrogen 1.15 mg/L Application: Seasonal Average (April 1– October 30) Nutrient load target: Total Phosphorus 1,400 tonnes/year; Total Nitrogen 9,525 tonnes/year Application: Five year running average Commissioners will be present to hear comments at the above referenced public hearing in Fargo, North Dakota on January 16, 2020 from 7–9 p.m. A public comment period on the IRRB’s report will also be open through February 28, 2020. Public input is essential to the Commission’s consideration of a recommendation to the Governments of the United States and Canada. The International Joint Commission was established under the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909 to help the United SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 248 (Friday, December 27, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71521-71522]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-27927]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 10988]


Notice of Public Meeting in Preparation for International 
Maritime Organization (IMO) Meeting

    The Department of State will conduct an open meeting at 1:00 p.m. 
Eastern Standard Time on Thursday, January 23, 2020, in Room 6I10-01-C 
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 seventh 
session of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Sub-
Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 7) to be held at 
the IMO Headquarters,

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United Kingdom, on February 17-21, 2020.

The agenda items to be considered include:
--Adoption of the agenda
--Decisions of other IMO bodies
--Safety and pollution hazards of chemicals and preparation of 
consequential amendments to the IBC Code
--Revised guidance on ballast water sampling and analysis
--Revised guidance on methodologies that may be used for enumerating 
viable organisms
--Amendment of Annex 1 to the AFS Convention to include controls on 
cybutryne, and consequential revision of relevant guidelines
--Review of the 2011 Guidelines for the control and management of 
ships' biofouling to minimize the transfer of invasive aquatic species 
(resolution MEPC.207(62))
--Reduction of the impact on the Arctic of Black Carbon emissions from 
international shipping
--Development of guidelines for onboard sampling of fuel oil not in use 
by the ship
--Standards for shipboard gasification of waste systems and associated 
amendments to regulation 16 of MARPOL Annex VI
--Review of the 2015 Guidelines for exhaust gas cleaning systems 
(resolution MEPC.259(68))
--Evaluation and harmonization of rules and guidance on the discharge 
of liquid effluents from EGCS into waters, including conditions and 
areas
--Development of amendments to MARPOL Annex VI and the NOX 
Technical Code on the use of multiple engine operational profiles for a 
marine diesel engine
--Development of measures to reduce risks of use and carriage of heavy 
fuel oil as fuel by ships in Arctic waters
--Review of the IBTS Guidelines and amendments to the IOPP Certificate 
and Oil Record Book
--Revision of MARPOL Annex IV and associated guidelines to introduce 
provisions for record-keeping and measures to confirm the lifetime 
performance of sewage treatment plants
--Follow-up work emanating from the Action Plan to address marine 
plastic litter from ship
--Unified interpretation to provisions of IMO environment-related 
conventions
--Biennial agenda and provisional agenda for PPR 8
--Election of Chair and Vice-Chair for 2021
--Any other business
--Report to the Marine Environment Protection 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, up to the 
capacity of the teleconference phone line. Those who RSVP will be 
notified of the call-in number. To facilitate the building security 
process, and to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to 
attend should contact the meeting coordinator, Ms. Melissa Perera, by 
email at [email protected], by phone at (202) 372-1446, or in 
writing at COMDT (CG-OES-3), ATTN: Ms. Melissa Perera, 2703 Martin 
Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593-7509, not 
later than January 15, 2020, five business days prior to the meeting. 
Requests made after January 15, 2020, 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).

Jeremy M. Greenwood,
Coast Guard Liaison Officer, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2019-27927 Filed 12-26-19; 8:45 am]
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