Steps taken to control carbon dioxide emission from ships: Shajahan

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DHAKA, Feb 25, 2018 (BSS) – Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan today said
the government has taken necessary initiatives to control carbon dioxide
emission from ships into water territory of Bangladesh.

“We have to take steps for prevention of marine water pollution in line
with rules of International Marine Transportation and Marine Agency,” he told
a discussion on “Ship Emission Control under MARPOL” at the Bangladesh Inland
Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) here, an official release said.

Shajahan said alongside promoting ship manufacturing industry, the
government has taken different initiatives to check environment pollution.

Shipping Secretary Mohammad Abdus Samad, Chairman of BIWTA Commodore M
Mozammel Haque and senior officials of different department concerned, among
others, were present at the discussion.

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