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Summary


The Council is elected by the Assembly for a two-year terms beginning after each regular session of the Assembly. The Council is the Executive Organ of IMO and is responsible, under the Assembly, for supervising the work of the Organization. Between sessions of the Assembly the Council performs all the functions of the Assembly, except the function of making recommendations to Governments on maritime safety and pollution prevention. Other functions of the Council are to: Additional details regarding the Council can be found in the Rules of Procedure of the Council.

The United States is represented on the Council by the State Department. The Head of Delegation for Council is the State Department's Transportation Affairs Officer, Mr. Thomas Johnson. Mr. Johnson is supported by the Alternate Head of Delegation, Ms. Mayte Medina (USCG) and LCDR Matthew Frazee (USCG).

Next Session: 112th Session of the Council (C 112)

IMO Meeting

Provisional Agenda: TBD A summary of the items to be considered
Meeting Date: June 16-20, 2014
Meeting Location: IMO Headquarters, London, England

U.S. Public Meeting

The U.S. delegation holds a public meeting several weeks prior to departing for the IMO meeting. The purpose of the public meeting is to provide an opportunity for the public to interface with the Coast Guard on the U.S. position for each agenda item. Members of the public interested in attending must contact the meeting coordinator at least 7 days prior to the meeting. The basic meeting details are below however, additional details can be provided by contacting the meeting coordinator.
Meeting Date: June 3, 2014
Meeting Location: Coast Guard Headquarters
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
Washington, DC 20593
Meeting Coordinator: LCDR Matt Frazee

Previous Sessions


The Summary of Decisions from the most recent Council sessions are provided for your reference.

Additional Documentation


Additional Council meeting documents can be made available by the Coast Guard for U.S. citizens only. Please contact LCDR Matt Frazee if you would like to obtain additional Council documents.


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