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Fire Protection (FP)

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Under the direct instruction of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) and as may be requested by the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the Sub-Committee on Fire Protection (FP) considers matters related to the following subjects: 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 FP Sub-Committee by the Coast Guard. The Head of Delegation for FP is the Coast Guard's Lifesaving & Fire Safety Division Chief, Mr. Kurt Heinz. Mr. Heinz is supported by the Alternate Head of Delegation/Administrative Program Manager, Mr. Randy Eberly, and the various delegation advisors.

Next Session: 56th Session of the FP Sub-Committee (FP 56)

IMO Meeting

Provisional Agenda: A summary of the items to be considered
Meeting Date: January 7-11, 2013
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. The basic meeting details are below, however for more information please contact Mr. Randy Eberly.
Meeting Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Meeting Location: Radio Technical Commision for Maritime Services (RTCM)
1611 N. Kent Street Suite 605
Arlington, VA 22209

Previous Sessions

At the end of each FP meeting, a final report is prepared for submission to the Maritime Safety Committee. The final report provides a record of the issues discussed and actions taken by the Sub-Committee. The final reports of the most recent FP meetings are provided for your reference.

Additional Documentation

Additional FP meeting documents can be made available by the Coast Guard for U.S. citizens only. Please contact Mr. Randy Eberly if you would like to obtain additional FP documents.

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