design, construction, structure, equipment, machinery installations and electrical installations of all types of ships, vessels and craft covered by IMO instruments;
life-saving equipment, appliances and arrangements; and
survey and certification.
Additional details regarding the Sub-Committee's work program can be found in its Terms of Reference document.
The United States is represented on the DE Sub-Committee by the Coast Guard. The Head of Delegation for DE is the Coast Guard's Design and Engineering Standards Office Chief, CAPT John Mauger. CAPT Mauger is supported by the Alternate Head of Delegation/Administrative Program Manager, Mr. Wayne Lundy, and the various delegation advisors.
Next Session: 57th Session of the DE Sub-Committee (DE 57)
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.
At the end of each DE meeting, a final report is prepared for submission to the Maritime Safety and Environment Protection Committees. The final report provides a record of the issues discussed and actions taken by the Sub-Committee. The final reports of the most recent DE meetings are provided for your reference.
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