The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee will meet, via teleconference, to discuss various issues related to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel.
The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting to discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, merchant mariners’ documents, medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels, medical examiner education and medical research.
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee will hold meetings to discuss the safety of operations and other matters affecting the offshore oil and gas industry.
The Department of State will conduct an open meeting at the end of this month to better understand all aspects of the maritime industry’s use of cyber systems.
The Department of State will conduct a meeting, open to the public, led by the Coast Guard. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the 40th Session of the International Maritime Organization’s, or IMO, Facilitation Committee to be held at the IMO headquarters, London, United Kingdom, April 4-8, 2016. The public meeting is the first of two public meetings and is being held to solicit public comment on cyber-related agenda items.