With 71 per cent of the
earth surface covered by oceans and one-third of oil consumed world-over
located offshore, the importance of maritime trade and security would be
discussed during a conference beginning here tomorrow.
Oceans cover 71 per
cent of earth surface and today one-third of oil consumed world-over are
located offshore. Maritime trade and security have been growing and when they
grow there are equal opportunities and challenges…,” David Michel,
director Henry L Stimson Centre Environmental- Security, one of the organisers
of the two-day event, told reporters.
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