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Technical Meeting challenges of a carbon-constrained world
The Headquarters of The Royal
and an array of other issues on the corporate
Institution of Naval Architects at 10
Following the success of the first Shanghai sustainability agenda. Technologies available
Upper Belgrave Street, London, offer
Branch technical meeting, the second today and those expected to become
a high-quality, low-cost venue for
technical meeting was held on 3 February competitive over the next decade, will
conferences, meetings, examinations
2010 at the Lloyd’s Register Asia Training permit de-carbonisation of global shipping
and exhibitions for any number up to
Centre in Shanghai. The subject of the and the development and exploitation of
80, within 5 minutes walking distance
meeting was “Climate Change Driven new trade routes and resources available.
of Victoria tube, rail and bus station.
Research and Innovations”, presented This presentation reported the latest
AV facilities are available and
by Dr. Fai Cheng, FRINA, FIMarEST, initiatives in green technology research
catering can be provided. Members
of Lloyd’s Register’s Head of Strategic and innovations. The evening was well
enjoy a 10% discount on booking
Research, London. attended with more than 20 participants
Climate change is one of the biggest from across the industry. On completion
challenges facing humanity. It is influencing of the presentation, there was an active
The Weir Lecture Hall will seat up to
a broad range of issues that affect the marine discussion with a wide range of questions
80, and can be set out in conference,
industry from ocean environment, standard and answers. As a token of appreciation, Dr.
classroom or seminar style.
setting, design, construction, operation Cheng was presented with the Certificate
and recycling of ships. Corporations have of Appreciation and the book on Spanish
come to understand that their abilities to sailing boats.
prosper hinge upon their responses to the Ben Y. W. Lau
Weir Lecture Hall
50 Years and still going strong
The Denny Library will accommodate
up to 50 in lecture room style, or seat
30 at the conference table.
During his recent visit to the ACT Section, the Chief Executive, Trevor Blakeley,
presented a 50 Years Certificate to Harry Dalrymple.
Harry Dalrymple receives his 50 Years Certificate fro the Chief Executive.
The Members’ Room will sit up to 30
in lecture room style, or seat 14 at the
For further information or to book
the Headquarters’ facilities, contact
Sally Charity, Tel: +44 (0)20 7235 4622;
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