[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 36 (Friday, February 22, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 12411]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-04144]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8195]


Shipping Coordinating Committee Notice of Renewal of Charter

SUMMARY: The Department of State has renewed the Charter for the 
Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) without significant substantive 
change. Through this Committee, the Department of State will continue 
to obtain the views and advice of interested government agencies and 
bureaus and public members in the maritime and related fields, on 
issues related to maritime security, safety of life at sea, and 
protection of the marine environment considered by the International 
Maritime Organization (IMO), and other matters relating to 
international maritime shipping. The Under Secretary for Management has 
determined the Committee is necessary and in the public interest.
    The Committee follows the procedures prescribed by the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Meetings will be open to the public 
unless a determination is made in accordance with section 10(d) of the 
FACA and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c) that a meeting or portion of the meeting 
should be closed to the public. Notice of each meeting will be 
published in the Federal Register at least 15 days prior to the 
meeting, unless there are extraordinary circumstances that require 
shorter notice.
    For further information, please contact: Lieutenant Commander Brian 
W. Robinson, Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, U.S. 
Department of State, Office of Oceans Affairs, at RobinsonBW@state.gov 
or by telephone at 202-647-3946. A copy of the Committee charter may 
also be obtained by accessing the FACA database maintained by the 
General Services Administration: http://fido.gov/facadatabase.

    Dated: January 22, 2013.
Brian W. Robinson,
Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2013-04144 Filed 2-21-13; 8:45 am]
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