What's New
October 2005
Updated Global Directory of Halon Banks
Added a PDF containing the updated directory of public and private sector halon banks around the world. This information is available under "Contacts".
September 2005
Aviation and Airline Experts Consider Halon Banking Options at Bahrain Meeting
Under the patronage of Ministry of Transportation, Civil Aviation Affairs, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA), is holding an international Round-Table Meeting on Halon Management for Civil Aviations & Airlines on 26-27 September 2005, in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. The meeting focusses on informing the partcipating reprersentatives of civil aviation and airlines on the requirement to reduce/eliminate their dependency on halons as their primary fire extinguishments agent for their activities and premises. The meeting will also provide an opportunity to develop guidelines and develop a coordinated programme to exchange information and data regarding surplus halon in the industry in order to setup practical procedures to benefit from this surplus for their future strategic needs. International experts in the field of halon management and halon banking, and experts from the Halons Technical Options Committee (operating under the Montreal Protocol) will participate in this round table meeting to meet and exchange ideas and experiences with representatives from West Asia Region Civil Aviations and Airlines of countries of Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates & Yemen, and countries from other regions.
June 2005
New look and improved peformance for Online Halon Trader
Following the migration of the site to a new server, the site has improved features and a new look and feel. System enhancements include the ability of registered users to directly control their contact details and passwords and the ability to delete old listings. The new look includes improved site graphics, a summary of the newest listings on the Home Page, and statistics showing the total halon quantities listed on the system.
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