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NPO "Association of arctic projects contractors "Murmanshelf" held 5th international conference "Arctic Logistics"

April, 8th: "Association of arctic projects contractors "Murmanshelf" has organized and held the 5th international conference "Arctic Logistics" supported by the Government of Murmansk region. Co-organizers of the conference: Ministry of Transport and Road Facilities of Murmansk region, Committee for Development of Industry. 

 There were more than 110 participants from Russia, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, the Great Britain and the USA: representatives from transport and logistics companies, logistics and industrial suppliers, scientific and research institutes, educational establishments, legislative and executive authorities.

 The participants of the conference arranged at round table to discuss the issues "Tools and technologies for prevention of emergency situations, organization of rescue operations". Reports were made by: Mikhail Sarkov, Deputy Director, Northern branch of "Maritime Rescue Service"; Ilya Kulikov, Director, "Murmansk CSM"; Ole-Kristian Bjerkemo, Senior Adviser, Norwegian Coastal Administration; Mikhail Grigoryev, Director, "GECON", member of the Scientific Council at the Security Council of the Russian Federation; Vladimir Volkov, "Nansen International Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre"; Olga Sarkova, Director General, "IS-Systems"; Alexander Glazov, Director, "EcoCenter". Participants discussed peculiarities of Russian legislation in the sphere of OSR, international cooperation in rescue operations at emergency oil spills in the Arctic regions, modern changes of Arctic climate conditions. 

 After all the discussions, companies participated in business meetings; total amount of these meetings was 20. 

 Association of contractors "Murmanshelf" thanks speakers and all participants of the conference and hopes to continue cooperation in the framework of further events.

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