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Summary of the 9th session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 9)

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC) held its ninth session in-person and remotely from IMO headquarters in London, United Kingdom, from January 23 to 27, 2023.  Captain Daniel Cost, Chief of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Office of Design & Engineering Standards (CG-ENG), led the U.S. delegation, comprised of members from U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, U.S. Department of State, U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Maritime Administration and technical advisors from the private sector.

Federal Register Notice: National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; March 2023 Virtual Meeting

The Coast Guard has announced in the Federal Register that the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee will meet virtually to review and discuss on matters relating to national maritime security, including on enhancing the sharing of information related to cybersecurity risks that may cause a transportation security incident, between relevant Federal agencies and State, local, and tribal governments; relevant public safety and emergency response agencies; relevant law enforcement and security organizations; maritime industry; port owners and operators; and terminal owners and operators.