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Federal Register Notice: National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; March 2023 meetings

March 17, 2023

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The National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee will conduct a series of meetings over three days in New Orleans, LA, to discuss issues relating to personnel in the United States Merchant Marine including the training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness of mariners.

The National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT), Wednesday, March 29, 2023, from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. (CDT), and Thursday, March 30, 2023, from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. (CDT). Committee meetings on Tuesday, March 28, and Wednesday, March 29, will include periods during which the Committee will break into subcommittees (open to public). These meetings may adjourn early if the Committee has completed its business.

To ensure your comments are received by Committee members before the meetings, submit your written comments no later than March 21, 2023.

The meeting will be held at the Omni Riverfront Hotel, additional information about the facility can be found at:​hotels/​new-orleans-riverfront.

For further information contact Mrs. Megan Johns Henry, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee, telephone (202) 372-1255, or email

The full notice is available on the Federal Register under docket number USCG-2023-0099.

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