Shipping Coordinating Committee to Hold Public Meeting

The State Department has announced that the Shipping Coordinating Committee will hold an open meeting on Thursday, July 10 in Washington, DC to prepare for the 1st Session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Subcommittee on Implementation of IMO Instruments to be held in London July 14-18.

According to the announcement, agenda items to be considered relate to topics including casualty analysis and statistics, mandatory reports under International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, harmonization of port State control activities, and comprehensive analysis of difficulties encountered during implementation of IMO instruments.