For Immediate Release

22 October 2008


Reducing CO2 and other emissions from shipping

This is the second evidence session on reducing CO2 and other emissions from shipping.

Tuesday 28st October 2008, Committee Room 16

10.20 International Maritime Organisation

  • Miguel Palomares
  • Eivind S. Vagslid

11.00 The Chamber of Shipping

  • Jesper Kjaedegaard, The Maersk Company, Vice-President Chamber of
  • Edmund Brookes, Deputy Director-General, Chamber of Shipping;
  • David Asprey, Head of Shipping Policy, Chamber of Shipping;
  • Robert Ashdown, Head of Technical Division, Chamber of Shipping
  • Philip Naylor, General Manager, Carnival UK, Chamber of Shipping

The Committee normally meets in a committee room at Westminster. These sessions are open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There are often last minute changes of room and meetings may be held either in the Palace of Westminster or in Portcullis House. Those wishing to attend should check the venue by calling the committee office information line the day before the hearing on 020 7219 2033.


1. Membership:

Chairman: Mr Tim Yeo, MP

Mr Gregory Barker MP Mr Nick Hurd MP Mr Graham Stuart MP

Mr Martin Caton MP Mr Mark Lazarowicz MP Jo Swinson MP

Mr Colin Challen MP Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger MP Dr Desmond Turner MP

Mr David Chaytor MP Shahid Malik MP Joan Walley MP

Martin Horwood MP Mrs Linda Riordan MP Phil Woolas MP*

* The Minister for the Environment has ex-officio membership of the Committee in like manner to the Financial Secretary's membership of the Committee of Public Accounts

2. More information on the Committee's reports can be found on the Committee website at: www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environmental_audit_committee.cfm

Media Enquiries: Laura Kibby, 020 7219 0718 or via email: [email protected]

Specific Committee Information: Details of all the Committee's press releases and inquiries, together with its Reports, oral evidence and other publications, are available on the Committee's Internet home page, which can be found at:

Committee Website: www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environmental_audit_committee.cfm

Watch committees and parliamentary debates online: www.parliamentlive.tv

Publications / Reports / Reference Material: Copies of all select committee reports are available from the Parliamentary Bookshop (12 Bridge St, Westminster, 020 7219 3890) or the Stationery Office (0845 7023474). Committee reports, press releases, evidence transcripts, Bills; research papers, a directory of MPs, plus Hansard (from 8am daily) and much more, can be found on www.parliament.uk