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GHG emissions press conference announced

Nor-Shipping event to cover strategy for reducing emissions from ships.





Updated on 08 Jun 2009 09:52 GMT

The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) has announced that it will be hosting a press conference at this week's Nor Shipping 2009 Trade Fair to comment on its plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from ships.

The London-based association is expected to speak about its work with the IMO and the shipping industry to develop a strategy to cut GHG's and to also cover the topic of energy efficiency amongst new and existing ships.

Please find details regarding the event below:

Tuesday 9th June 2009:

1230-1300 - Informal chat for those not attending press session with the speakers from the Opening Conference
1300-1400 - Press Conference

Event Location: Thon Hotel Arena, Hedmark Room (adjacent to the Exhibition centre), Oslo

Present at the event will be Managing Director Dr Peter Swift, Technical Director Dragos Rauta and Marine Director Captain Howard Snaith. Light lunch will also be provided.

INTERTANKO has asked people interested in attending the press conference to contact them first to let them know in advance.

For further information regarding tomorrow's press conference, please contact:

INTERTANKO London
St Clare House 30-33 Minories
London EC3N 1DD
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7977 7010






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