Commercial Vessel Compliance

Updated teleconference information for public meeting on global 0.50% sulfur limit

The code to access the teleconference line for the Dec. 5, 2019, public meeting on consistent implementation of regulation 14.1.3 of MARPOL Annex IV (Global 0.50% Sulfur Limit) has changed.

Dial in: 202-475-4000
Participant access code: 405 789 52#

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.

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.

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.

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