The Working Group on Stability and Load Lines and on Fishing Vessels Safety of the Subcommittee on Safety of Life at Sea will conduct an open meeting at 9 a.m. on Monday, January 31, 2000, in Room 6103, at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street, SW, Washington, DC 20593-0001. This meeting will discuss the upcoming 43RD Session of the Subcommittee on Stability and Load Lines and on Fishing Vessels Safety (SLF) and associated bodies of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) which will be held on September 11-15, 2000, at the IMO Headquarters in London, England.
Items of discussion will include the following:
a. Review of results from last SLF meeting (SLF 42),
b. Harmonization of damage stability provisions in the IMO instruments,
c. Revision of technical regulations of the 1966 International Load Line Convention,
d. Revision of the High Speed Craft Code,
e. Development of the damage consequence diagrams for inclusion in damage control plan guidelines, and
f. Revisions to the Fishing Vessel Safety Code and Voluntary Guidelines
Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. Interested persons may seek information by writing: Mr. Paul Cojeen, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Commandant (G-MSE-2), Room 1308, 2100 Second Street, SW, Washington, DC 20593-0001 or by calling (202) 267-2988.Start Signature
Dated: January 5, 2000.
Stephen M. Miller,
Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee.
[FR Doc. 00-984 Filed 1-14-00; 8:45 am]
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