SDC 9/5/1: Review of the Guidelines for the Reduction of Underwater Noise from Commercial Shipping t
23 November 2022
5 The CG submitted its final report to SDC 9 (SDC 9/5), including proposed amendments to the 2014 Guidelines (SDC 9/5, annexes 1, 2 and 3), as well as provisional suggestions to promote the work of the Organization to increase awareness, uptake and implementation of the Guidelines (SDC 9/5, annex 5), a provisional list of areas that required further assessment and research (SDC 9/5, annex 6) and a. [...] I:\SDC\9\SDC 9-5-1.docx SDC 9/5/1 Page 3 Objective 7 Based on the remaining work under the existing terms of reference for the CG on the Review of the 2014 Guidelines and to ensure the work is completed, the proposed work plan in annex 1 recommends the review and finalization of next steps, taking into account annexes 5, 6 and 7 of SDC 9/5. [...] 9 Given the potential co-benefits and trade-offs existing between the ongoing work on GHG/carbon intensity (including EEXI, EEDI and CII) and underwater-radiated noise from ships (URN), the Sub-Committee is invited to consider the engagement of the Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) in the review of section 10 (Energy Efficiency and URN Reduction) and of annex 2 (Energy Effic. [...] Expected outcomes and timeline Instructions to the potential SDC WG on the review of the Guidelines and identification of next steps 10 It is proposed that the Sub-Committee establish a working group to continue the review of the 2014 Guidelines and to identify next steps, taking into account comments and decisions made in plenary, as well as recommendations from the CG on Review of the 2014 Guide. [...] Table 1 Outcome Measures / Actions Lead (SDC Timeline WG, CG, SDC, MEPC, etc.) Identify ways to promote the Finalize the list of SDC 9 WG January 2023 work of the Organization to provisional suggestions to increase the awareness, the promote the work of the uptake and implementation Organization to increase of the 2014 Guidelines and awareness, uptake, and identify most appropriate implementation.