Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
September 9, 2009


The U.S. Department of State’s Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open meeting at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, in Room 1422 of the United States Coast Guard Headquarters Building, 2100 Second Street, SW, Washington, DC 20593-0001. The purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the 96th Session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Legal Committee (LEG) to be held be held at the IMO Headquarters, United Kingdom, from October 5 to October 9, 2009.

Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. Interested persons may seek information by contacting the meeting coordinator, Bronwyn G. Douglass, by e-mail at bronwyn.douglass@uscg.mil, by phone at (202) 372-3792, by fax at (202) 372-3972, or in writing at Commandant (CG-0941), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 2nd Street, SW, STOP 7121, Washington, DC 20593-7121 not later than 72 hours before the meeting.



PRN: 2009/886