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1998

OVERSIGHT OF THE U.S. ROLE IN THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION

(105–74)

HEARING

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON

COAST GUARD AND MARITIME TRANSPORTATION

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
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ONE HUNDRED FIFTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

JUNE 25, 1998

Printed for the use of the

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

BUD SHUSTER, Pennsylvania, Chairman

DON YOUNG, Alaska
THOMAS E. PETRI, Wisconsin
SHERWOOD L. BOEHLERT, New York
HERBERT H. BATEMAN, Virginia
HOWARD COBLE, North Carolina
JOHN J. DUNCAN, Jr., Tennessee
THOMAS W. EWING, Illinois
WAYNE T. GILCHREST, Maryland
JAY KIM, California
STEPHEN HORN, California
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BOB FRANKS, New Jersey
JOHN L. MICA, Florida
JACK QUINN, New York
TILLIE K. FOWLER, Florida
VERNON J. EHLERS, Michigan
SPENCER BACHUS, Alabama
STEVEN C. LaTOURETTE, Ohio
SUE W. KELLY, New York
RAY LaHOOD, Illinois
RICHARD H. BAKER, Louisiana
FRANK RIGGS, California
CHARLES F. BASS, New Hampshire
ROBERT W. NEY, Ohio
JACK METCALF, Washington
JO ANN EMERSON, Missouri
EDWARD A. PEASE, Indiana
ROY BLUNT, Missouri
JOSEPH R. PITTS, Pennsylvania
ASA HUTCHINSON, Arkansas
MERRILL COOK, Utah
JOHN COOKSEY, Louisiana
JOHN R. THUNE, South Dakota
CHARLES W. ''CHIP'' PICKERING, Jr., Mississippi
KAY GRANGER, Texas
JON D. FOX, Pennsylvania
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THOMAS M. DAVIS, Virginia
FRANK A. LoBIONDO, New Jersey
J.C. WATTS, Jr., Oklahoma
JERRY MORAN, Kansas
VITO FOSSELLA, New York

JAMES L. OBERSTAR, Minnesota
NICK J. RAHALL II, West Virginia
ROBERT A. BORSKI, Pennsylvania
WILLIAM O. LIPINSKI, Illinois
ROBERT E. WISE, Jr., West Virginia
JAMES A. TRAFICANT, Jr., Ohio
PETER A. DeFAZIO, Oregon
BOB CLEMENT, Tennessee
JERRY F. COSTELLO, Illinois
GLENN POSHARD, Illinois
ELEANOR HOLMES NORTON, District of Columbia
JERROLD NADLER, New York
PAT DANNER, Missouri
ROBERT MENENDEZ, New Jersey
JAMES E. CLYBURN, South Carolina
CORRINE BROWN, Florida
JAMES A. BARCIA, Michigan
BOB FILNER, California
EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON, Texas
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FRANK MASCARA, Pennsylvania
GENE TAYLOR, Mississippi
JUANITA MILLENDER-McDONALD, California
ELIJAH E. CUMMINGS, Maryland
EARL BLUMENAUER, Oregon
MAX SANDLIN, Texas
ELLEN O. TAUSCHER, California
BILL PASCRELL, Jr., New Jersey
JAY W. JOHNSON, Wisconsin
LEONARD L. BOSWELL, Iowa
JAMES P. McGOVERN, Massachusetts
TIM HOLDEN, Pennsylvania
NICK LAMPSON, Texas
JOHN ELIAS BALDACCI, Maine
MARION BERRY, Arkansas

Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation

WAYNE T. GILCHREST, Maryland, Chairman

FRANK A. LoBIONDO, New Jersey, Vice-Chairman
DON YOUNG, Alaska
HOWARD COBLE, North Carolina
BUD SHUSTER, Pennsylvania
(ex officio)
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BOB CLEMENT, Tennessee
JAY W. JOHNSON, Wisconsin
ROBERT A. BORSKI, Pennsylvania
JAMES L. OBERSTAR, Minnesota
(ex officio)

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CONTENTS

TESTIMONY

    Cox, Joseph J., President, Chamber of Shipping of America

    Kincaid, Captain Lee A., Assistant Director, Calhoon Marine Engineers' Beneficial Assocation (MEBA) Engineering School

    North, Rear Admiral Robert C., Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety and Environmental Protection, U.S. Coast Guard, accompanied by Joseph Angelo, Director of Standards, U.S. Coast Guard

    Somerville, Robert D., President, American Bureau of Shipping
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    Turner, Terry, National Director of Political Action and Government Relations, Seafarers International Union of North America

    Wallace, Sidney A., Retired Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, and Counsel, Dryer Ellis and Joseph

PREPARED STATEMENTS SUBMITTED BY MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

    Gilchrest, Hon. Wayne T., of Maryland

    Johnson, Hon. Jay W., of Wisconsin

    Shuster, Hon. Bud, of Pennsylvania

PREPARED STATEMENTS SUBMITTED BY WITNESSES

    Cox, Joseph J

    Kincaid, Capt. Lee A

    North, Rear Admiral Robert C

    Somerville, Robert D

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    Turner, Terry

    Wallace, Sidney A

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE RECORD

    North, Rear Admiral Robert C., Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety and Environmental Protection, U.S. Coast Guard, responses to questions

Somerville, Robert D., President:

American Bureau of Shipping, 1997 Annual Review

Responses to questions

Wallace, Sidney A., Retired Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, and Counsel, Dryer Ellis and Joseph:

Court case, INTERTANKO v. State of Washington, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, filed June 18, 1998

Evolution of IMO Conventions

ADDITIONS TO THE RECORD

International Maritime Organization:
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IMO's 50th Anniversary, a Message from Secretary-General William A. O'Neil

IMO the First Fifty Years

IMO's 50th Anniversary: a Record of Success

IMO's 50th Anniversary: Some Key Dates

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Focus on IMO:

Basic Facts About IMO, January 1998

SOLAS: the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, January 1998

IMO and the Safety of Bulk Carriers, January 1998

IMO Conventions, January 1, 1998

Summary of IMO Conventions, February 1998

MARPOL 73/78, October 1997

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Preventing Marine Pollution, March 1998

Tanker Safety: the Work of the International Maritime Organization, March 1996

Shipping Emergencies—Search and Rescue and the GMDSS, February 1998

The New STCW Convention, April 1997

IMO and the Safety of Navigation, January 1998

IMO: What it is, What it Does, How it Works

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