IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu to visit Finland

Ministry of Transport and Communications
Publication date 6.3.2013 9.56
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Mr Koji Sekimizu, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), will visit Finland between 7-9 March. This is his first visit to the country.

Mr Sekimizu's programme includes discussions with Minister of Transport Merja Kyllönen on issues such as winter navigation, environmental questions of transport, and future transport fuels, including liquefied natural gas.

Mr Sekimizu will also meet President of the Republic Mr Sauli Niinistö, visit the Finnish Parliament and meet representatives from Finnish shipping companies over dinner. In addition, he will be given a presentation on Finnish winter navigation expertise at the Aker Arctic development centre.