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Bulk Liquids and Gases (BLG)

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Under the direct instruction of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) and the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the Sub-Committee on Bulk Liquids and Gases (BLG) 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 BLG Sub-Committee by the Coast Guard. The Head of Delegation for BLG is the Coast Guard's Design and Engineering Standards Office Chief, CAPT John Mauger. CAPT Mauger is supported by the Alternate Head of Delegation and Administrative Program Manager, CDR Michael Roldan, and the various delegation advisors.

Next Session: 17th Session of the BLG Sub-Committee (BLG 17)

IMO Meeting

Provisional Agenda: A summary of the items to be considered
Meeting Date: February 4-8, 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. 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: TBD
Meeting Location: Coast Guard Headquarters, Room TBD
2100 Second Street SW
Washington, DC 20593
Meeting Coordinator: CDR Michael Roldan

Previous Sessions

At the end of each BLG meeting, a final report is prepared for submission to the Maritime Safety and Marine 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 BLG meetings are provided for your reference.

Additional Documentation

Additional BLG meeting documents can be made available by the Coast Guard for U.S. citizens only. Please contact CDR Michael Roldan if you would like to obtain additional BLG documents.

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