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Federal Register Notice: Public meeting in preparation for International Maritime Organization PPR 10 meeting

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The Department of State announced in the Federal Register it will conduct a public meeting at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, both in-person at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC, and via Microsoft Teams. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the 10th session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Pollution Prevention and Response Sub-Committee (PPR 10) to be held in London, United Kingdom from April 24 to 28, 2023.

Members of the public may participate up to the capacity of the Microsoft Teams line or up to the seating capacity of the room if attending in-person. The meeting location will be the United States Coast Guard Headquarters, Ray Evans Conference Room: 6I10-01-A, and the Microsoft Teams information is Conference Call-in number = +1 410-874-6742; Phone Conference ID = 801252414#. To RSVP, participants should contact the meeting coordinator, Ms. Nicole M. Schindler, by email at Ms. Schindler will provide access information for in-person and virtual attendance.

The agenda items to be considered at this meeting mirror those to be considered at PPR 10, and include:

The IMO may, on short notice, adjust the PPR 10 agenda to accommodate the constraints associated with the meeting format. Any changes to the agenda will be reported to those who RSVP.

Those who plan to participate may contact the meeting coordinator, LCDR Dimitri Wiener, by email at, by phone at (202) 372-1414, or in writing at United States Coast Guard (CG-ENG-2), ATTN: LCDR Dimitri Wiener, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Stop 7509, Washington DC 20593-7509. Members of the public needing reasonable accommodation should advise LCDR Dimitri Wiener not later than January 6, 2023. Requests made after that date will be considered but might not be possible to fulfill.

The full meeting notice is available on the Federal Register under Docket Number 2023-05205

Additional information regarding this and other IMO public meetings may be found at:​IMO.

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