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National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee meeting

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The Coast Guard announced in a Federal Register Notice that the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee and its Subcommittee will meet in Katy, Texas to discuss Committee matters relating to the safety of operations and other matters affecting the offshore oil and gas industry. All meetings will be open to the public.

The schedule is as follows (all times are Central Time):

  • The Use of Offshore Supply Vessels and Other Non-Purpose Built Vessels for Restoration/Recovery Activities Subcommittee will meet Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., to review, discuss and formulate recommendations to be presented to the full Committee.
  • The full Committee will meet Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., to review and discuss the progress of, and any reports and recommendations received from the above listed subcommittee from their deliberations. 

These meetings may close early if the Committee has completed its business.

Documents and comments related to this notice can be found under docket USCG-2019-0349 on 

For more details and a complete agenda, view the Federal Register Notice. For questions, contact Cmdr. Myles Greenway, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 372-1410,, or Mr. Patrick Clark at (202) 372-1358 or

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