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Decision XXIV/9: Controlled substances used on ships

Noting with appreciation the report provided by the Ozone Secretariat in response to decision XXIII/11,

  1. To request the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel to provide together with its 2013 progress report an updated version of the information provided in its previous progress reports on transport refrigeration in the maritime sector;
  2. To invite parties to encourage relevant stakeholders to minimize the use of controlled substances in newly built ships and to consider environmentally benign and energy-efficient alternatives wherever they are available;
  3. To revisit the issue at the thirty-third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group;