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MTCC-Asia at IMO MEPC 72.

The Global MTCC Network (GMN) Project provided an update and overview presentation to delegates of the 72nd Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) that was held 9-13 April 2018 at IMO Headquarters in London. MTCC-Asia Deputy Head Ms. Yingming Wang joined the GMN team at the presentation, together with representatives of IMO, EU and other MTCCs across the globe. The presentation was chaired by Dr. Jose Matheickal, Deputy Director of IMO Marine Environmental Division, and details were given by GMN PCU members on GMN achievements and priority actions for the coming months. Ms. Yingming Wang on half of MTCC-Asia expressed thanks to IMO and EU for their guidance and support for MTCC-Asia to achieve success in maritime technology cooperation in the region of Asia. Delegates of MEPC72 were also given the opportunity to ask questions and provide comments. More…… 25/04/2018

MTCC-Asia Seminar on Pilot Projects held.

On April 10, the day after the Qingming Festival, MTCC-Asia held a demonstration project seminar to optimize the results on Pilot Project 1 on “uptake of ship energy efficient technologies and operations by using trim optimization”and Pilot Project 2 on “fuel consumption data collection and reporting”. Wang Xinbo, vice General Manager of China COSCO Shipping Technology Co. Ltd. and Zhang Jie, vice General Manager of 1st Division of China COSCO Shipping Technology Co. Ltd., CEO Lin Jie and CTO Zhang Shua from Gsoul NetTech participated in the seminar with other 5 MTCC-Asia staff members. MTCC-Asia Head Ruan Wei recalled the history of MTCC-Asia, and expounded on the expected outcome of the two Pilot Projects and the roadmap. MTCC-Asia Technical Officer, Zhou Feng illustrated the technological plan for two pilot projects with the results that have been completely and deeply discussed. He compared the frequency of data collection and data source, and considered that a report of fuel consumption or data of fixed frequency fitting to the requirements may lead to the reliability and big data computation. More…… 09/04/2018

MTCC-Asia Speaks at MTCC-Latin America Launch Event.

Zhang Chi, Senior Consultant of MTCC-Asia, and General Manager of COSCO Shipping Lines (Central America) INC., attended the launch event of MTCC-Latin America held in Panama on March 13, 2018. Zhang Chi read the congratulation letter prepared by Jin Yongxing, the Director of MTCC-Asia and the Chairman of Shanghai Maritime University Council. In the letter, Mr. Jin expressed his warm congratulations to the successful launch of MTCC-Latin America, and briefed the progress and achievements of MTCC-Asia last year. He hoped that close ties and further cooperation could be realized in the future in ship energy efficiency, thus making contribution to the global maritime industry. After the launch, Mr. Zhang Chi gave the gift of congratulations to MTCC-Latin America on behalf of MTCC-Asia. The Latin America Maritime Cooperation Technology Centre, hosted by Universidad Maritima Internacinal Panama was launched as one of 5 MTCCs. More…… 17/03/2018

Working Meeting with Senior Consultant from COSCO China Shipping.

A working meeting with Mr. Zhang Chi, President of COSCO China Shipping Central America, Senior Consultant of MTCC-Asia, was held in the city office on March 9, 2018. Prof. Jin Yongxing, Director of MTCC-Asia and the Chairman of Shanghai Maritime University Council expressed his thanks to Mr. Zhang for joining this meeting during his business trip in Shanghai. Having been in the service of COSCO China Shipping for years, Mr. Zhang is currently leading for the Group the shipping market of Central America, with its headquarter based in Panama City. He brought forward strong information that “China’s Belt & Road Initiative are heralded not only by the coastal countries on the Maritime Silk Route, but also by the growing number of countries in the Central and South America that have made positive response to the Initiative. More…… 12/03/2018