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Shanghai's Intermodal Asia March 22-24 expo to discuss eco concerns

Author: Posttime:2016-02-29 08:56:40

THIS year's Intermodal Asia exhibition and conference to be held in Shanghai from March 22-24 to focus on the different issues and discussion topics at the forefront of the container transport and logistics industry. 

The Container Owners Association will hold an "Industry Meeting" at the Marriott Luwan Hotel in Shanghai on March 21 to present the COA's current projects and activities. 
The China Container Industry Association (CCIA) will host the official signing for the new government regulations on the environment on March 22, confirming the formation of the "Chinese container manufacturing industry green action plan." 
In view of growing environmental pressures in China, the CCIA set up a container manufacturing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) work group that led to the creation of the "green" action plan. The CCIA will present their programme to interested parties at a forum that will be held on the same day as the signing ceremony. 
The Asian Tank Container Organisation (ATCO) will also host a forum at the event, where several expert speakers will discuss the "Safe Transportation of Chemicals Using Tank Containers" on March 23.
An "Intermodal in China Summit" will be hosted on March 23 by the Integrated Transport Federation (ITF), and supported by the CCIA, for speakers to discuss key areas of intermodal development. 
Topics will include China's "One Belt One Road" initiative, an overview of port developments and the experience of a leading European sea-rail multimodal company. 
Industry associations present at Intermodal Asia will include Bureau International des Containers (BIC), International Road Transport Union (IRU), Hong Kong Shippers Council (HKSC), and the Russian Intermodal Logistics Association. 
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