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MTCC-Asia Held Second Global Forum on Green Shipping in Shanghai.

On July 11 2019, together with Shanghai Maritime University (SMU), MTCC-Asia, funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), successfully held the 2nd Global Forum on Green Shipping in Shanghai. Nearly 100 delegates from all over the world gathered in Shanghai in addressing the challenges and strategies of the shipping industry in terms of climate change. The forum is part of Shanghai’s celebration activities of China Maritime Day, which aims to contribute to the common goal of the Green Ocean by promoting the cooperation and exchanges among countries. More…… 13/07/2019

Dr. Sun Xing, Technical officer of IMO PCU visited MTCC-Asia.

Dr. Sun Xing, technical officer of the Project Coordination Unit (PCU), International Maritime Organization (IMO), visited MTCC-Asia recently to supervise the progress of the two pilot projects implemented by MTCC-Asia and provide guidance. MTCC-Asia technical officers firstly briefed Dr. Sun Xing on the latest progress accomplished by MTCC-Asia, focusing on the two Pilot Projects and the preparation of the two Guidelines to be published as one of the most important outcomes of the projects. Dr. Sun Xing on behalf of PCU gave full appreciation of the efforts and achievements so far made by MTCC-Asia. Dr. Sun Xing further discussed with the technical team about the key tasks of the two projects in the near future to ensure their timely completion. More…… 17/06/2019

Ms. Petra Doubkova, Policy officer of DG Mobility & Transport (MOVE), European Commission visited MTCC-Asia.

MTCC-Asia funded by the European Union and implemented by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) had the great pleasure of receiving Ms. Petra Doubkova, Policy officer of DG Mobility & Transport (MOVE), European Commission on May 29th, 2019. Ms. Petra Doubkova visited Mulan Shiphandling Simulator Lab, Wusong Liquid Cargo Ship Mock-up and the Automatic Engine Room at Shanghai Maritime University campus before the meeting with Prof. Shi Xin, the Vice President of SMU and the Executive Director of MTCC-Asia, and Mr. Ruan Wei, the Head of MTCC-Asia. Prof. Shi expressed his thanks to the European Union’s funding for the establishment and development of MTCC-Asia. He then demonstrated the latest progress made by the centre especially the pilot projects on uptake of the ship energy efficient technologies and operations and on ship fuel consumption data collection and reporting. More…… 06/06/2019