At ISCO’s AGM held at Interspill in Marseille last week Mr Guobin Li of Sunic-Ocean Marine Technical and Service Co. Ltd. was elected as ISCO Member of Council for China (mainland). In representing China on the IMO Council he joins Capt. Davy T.S. Lau who has represented China (Hong Kong) on the ISCO Council since January, 2006.
At the ISCO AGM, the Guest Speaker was Kurt A. Hansen, P.E., of the US Coast Guard Research and Development Center, who gave a presentation on the work of the R&D Center. ISCO President, David Usher, followed with a description of his involvement in a bird rescue and rehabilitation operation following on a recent diesel spill at Troy, Michigan. By invitation from the floor, Rosalie e’Silva of ISCO Associate Member, The Sea Alarm Foundation, gave Members and Guests an impromptu account of the Foundation’s work and its relationship with other wildlife rescue organisations. Members who would like to have copies of any of these presentations should contact the Secretary of ISCO.