Advisory Group for Worldwide Met-Ocean Information and Warning Service Sub Committee (AG-WWMIWS-SubC)

A subsidiary body of the

Standing Committee on Marine Meteorological and Oceanographic Services (SC-MMO)


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Terms of Reference

The Worldwide Met-Ocean Information and Warning Service (WWMIWS) Sub-Committee is an Advisory Group within the Standing Committee on Marine Meteorological and Oceanographic Services (SC-MMO). As stated in IMO A.1051(27) “The IMO-WMO Worldwide Met-Ocean Information and Warning Service (WWMIWS) is the internationally coordinated service for the promulgation of meteorological warnings and forecasts to vessels undertaking international or national voyages”. The WWMIWS SubC is the responsible body, under the SC-MMO, for monitoring and coordinating the provision of meteorological Maritime Safety Information (MSI) within the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), including other vessels not covered by the IMO Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention.

ToRs are available here.

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Membership

Name Role Member
Vacant Chair /
Justyna Wodziczko Interim Chair/METAREA XIX Norway
Nick Ashton METAREA I UK
Mireille Mayoka METAREA II France
Michail Myrsilidis METAREA III Greece
Wayne Presnell METAREA IV & XII USA
Marcus Vinicius Mendes METAREA V Brazil
Alicia Guadalupe Cejas METAREA VI Argentina
Ezekiel Sebego METAREA VII South Africa
Renganaden Virasami METAREA VIII Mauritius
Neetha K. Gopal METAREA VIII India
Alain Poujol METAREA VIII La Reunion
Sarfaraz Khan METAREA IX Pakistan
Chantal Donnelly METAREA X (interim) Australia
Masaya Konishi METAREA XI Japan
Wei Zhao METAREA XI China
Vasily Smolyanitsky METAREA XIII, XX & XXI Russian Federation
Michael Martens METAREA XIV New Zealand
Pedro Roca Misle METAREA XV Chile
Alejandro De la Maza Dorion METAREA XV (alternate) Chile
Giacomo Morote Somontes METAREA XVI Peru
Myrian Tamayo Infantes METAREA XVI (alternate) Peru
Erik De Groot METAREA XVII & XVIII Canada

See also SERCOM experts Dashboard

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FileCloud

The AG-WWMIWS-SubC FileCloud collaboration platform (member access only) is accessible here.

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Related Website

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