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Notice of Public Meeting: Consistent Implementation of Regulation 14.1.3 of MARPOL Annex VI (Global 0.50% Sulfur Limit)

Editor’s note: This blog was updated Dec. 5, 2019, to correct the participant access code for the teleconference.

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The Coast Guard published a notice in the Federal Register announcing that it will conduct a public meeting in Washington, D.C., on consistent implementation of regulation 14.1.3 of MARPOL Annex IV (Global 0.50% Sulfur Limit). The purpose of this meeting will be to review the MARPOL Annex VI provisions for implementing the Global 0.50% Sulfur Limit and the associated guidance developed through the International Maritime Organization, as well as discuss related issues and Coast Guard enforcement plans.

Thursday, December 5, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Eastern Time.

Room 3, on the first floor near the main entrance of the U.S. Dept. of Transportation building, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Washington, DC (across the street from the Navy Yard-Ballpark Metro Station)

Due to security requirements, each visitor must present a valid government-issued photo identification in order to gain entrance to the building.

Those desiring to attend the public meeting should contact contact Mr. Wayne Lundy at (202) 372-1379 or prior to Dec. 5, 2019, to facilitate the security process related to building access, or to request reasonable accommodation.

A conference line for those who wish to participate remotely has been established for the meeting: 202-475-4000, access code 405 789 52#.

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