Wednesday, February 29, 2012

INTERMPA to address CHINA MARITIME Clean Ships, Seas, Shores and Ports Conference

FEBRUARY 29, 2012

China Maritime Week 2012

Tues February 28, 2012 10:00 - 18.00
Wed, February 29, 2012 10:00 - 18:00
Thurs, March 3,
2012 10:00 - 17:00

CHINA MARITIME  2012 Clean Ships, Seas, Shores and Ports Conference and Luncheon, proudly sponsored by Det Norke Veritas is on tomorrow, March 1st.
The Conference is being held from 0900 - 1700hrs in meeting room S427 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
FREE ADMISSION – includes lunch – register at the entrance to Hall 5G
Please see the following press release for full details of the event.
Clean Seas, Ships, Shores and Ports
One of the highlights of China Maritime Week, currently underway in Hong Kong,tomorrow’s Cleans Seas, Ships, Shores and Ports conference offers a showcase of best maritime sustainability practices.
The conference will be held in Meeting Room S427 of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from 09:00 to 17:00. Attendance is free to all, and includes lunch.
The event is intended to:
• Constructively build shared understanding between industry,
  environmental experts and other key stakeholders.
• Showcase local and global best practices in the area of
  maritime sustainability.
• Generate a new shared vision of Hong Kong’s ocean future.
Among those addressing the conference will be World Ocean Council (WOC)founder Paul Holthus and INTERMEPA’s Neil Baird – both highly regarded authorities on environmental issues, representing the pragmatic, non-extremist side of the debate. Speakers will present how their organisation is contributing to local and global maritime sustainability.
During the open discussion format, speakers and participants will illuminate key areas for urgent action and explore possible pathways for local, regional and global initiatives. The conference will also explore the potential for co-ordinated efforts for the benefit of the seas, our industry, our companies, Hong Kong and its people.

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