fire safety and evacuation of all types of ships, vessels and craft covered by IMO instruments, taking into account the human element aspect;
testing and approval of fire safety systems, equipment, constructions and materials; and
analysis of fire casualty and incident records.
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)
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.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Radio Technical Commision for Maritime Services (RTCM)
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.
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