Public Meeting Of the Shipping Coordinating Committee

Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
March 15, 2010

The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open meeting at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at the offices of the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM), 1800 N. Kent Street, Suite 1060, Arlington, Va. 22209. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the fifty-fourth Session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Subcommittee on Fire Protection (FP) to be held at the IMO headquarters in London, United Kingdom, from April 12 to April 16, 2010.

Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. To facilitate the building security process, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, Mr. Randall Eberly, by e-mail at, by phone at (202) 372-1393, by fax at (202) 372-1925, or in writing at Commandant (CG-5214) U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 2nd Street, S.W., Stop 7126, Washington, D.C. 20593-7126 . A member of the public requesting reasonable accommodation should make such request prior to March 16, 2010, 7 days prior to the meeting. Requests made after this date may not be able to be accommodated. RTCM Headquarters is adjacent to the Rosslyn Metro station. For further directions and lodging information, please see: Additional information regarding this and other IMO SHC public meetings may be found at:

PRN: 2010/305