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Below is a list of upcoming U.S. IMO public events. In general the list contains the upcoming public meetings held several weeks before each delegation departs to attend the IMO meeting. The purpose of the public meeting is to provide an opportunity for the public to interface with the Coast Guard and other U.S. delegates and comment on the U.S. position for each agenda item.

The basic meeting details are below. Those planning to attend must RSVP no later than 7 days prior to the public meeting date. Additional information on the public meeting, including RSVP details can be found on the throughout the Coast Guard IMO webpages.

A complete schedule of IMO meetings for 2016 is listed on the following PDF Document: IMO Meeting Schedule.

January, 2016

3rd Ship Design and Construction (SDC 3)

IMO Meeting Dates: January 18-22, 2016

February, 2016

3rd Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW 3)

IMO Meeting Dates: February 1-5, 2016

3rd Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 3)

IMO Meeting Dates: February 15-19, 2016

3rd Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR 3)

IMO Meeting Dates: February 29-March 4, 2016


March, 2016

3rd Ship System and Equipment (SSE 3)

IMO Meeting Dates: March 14-18, 2016

April, 2016

40th Facilitation  (FAL 40)

IMO Meeting Dates: April 4-8, 2016

69th Marine Environment Protection  (MEPC 69)

IMO Meeting Dates: April 18-22, 2016

May, 2016

96th Maritime Safety   (MSC 96)

IMO Meeting Dates: May 11-20, 2016

June, 2016

Legal   (LEG 103)

IMO Meeting Dates: June 6-10, 2016

July, 2016

116th Council   (C 116)

IMO Meeting Dates: July 4-8, 2016
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