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MTCC-Asia and Myanmar Branch Office officially Launched Third E-learning Course.

On 19th September 2019, MTCC-Asia which is funded by the European Union and implemented by the International Maritime Organization officially launched its third Online Training Course with Myanmar Branch Office. The opening ceremony was held simultaneously at the Shanghai headquarters through live internet connection. Jin Yongxin, Chairman of MTCC-Asia, Ruan Wei, Head of MTCC-Asia, Myat Lwin, President of Myanmar Maritime University attended the ceremony, together with 20 trainees from Myanmar shipping industry. The opening ceremony was mediated by Mr. Ruan Wei. Prof. Jin Yongxing, pointed out in his welcome speech that Shanghai Maritime University and Myanmar Maritime University have a long friendship and the two sides have maintained long-term cooperative relations in faculty and student exchange programs. This online course aims to enhance the maritime capacity building in Myanmar and to improve Myanmar’s implementation of IMO conventions, especially the conventions related to the prevention of environmental pollution from ships. More…… 26/09/2019

MTCC-Asia Second Regional Workshop to be held in Yangon, Myanmar.

MTCC-Asia Second Regional Workshop will be held from 30th September to 2nd October in Yangon, Myanmar. The workshop is jointly organized by MTCC-Asia which is funded by the European Union and implemented by the International Maritime Organization, Shanghai Maritime University, Ministry of Transport of China and Department of Marine Administration of Myanmar. The second regional workshop is one of the most important events organized by MTCC-Asia since its launch in 2017. During the workshop, MTCC-Asia will demonstrate their achievements made in technology innovation, capacity building, regional outreach, exchange and communications during the past three years. In particular, the research results and outcomes of the two pilot projects will be highlighted. Reports and Guidelines of the two pilot projects will be released and distributed as well. More…… 24/09/2019

MTCC-Asia completed Guidelines of Two Pilot Projects.

Recently, MTCC-Asia funded by the European Union and implemented by the International Maritime Organization has completed the development of Guidelines on Ship Trim Optimization—Based on Machine Learning Method and Guidelines on Ship Fuel Oil Consumption Data Collection and Reporting. These two guidelines are regarded as one of main outputs under the framework of the clearly defined two pilot projects on “uptake of ship energy efficient technologies and operations” and “ship fuel oil consumption data collection and reporting”, respectively. To achieve the overall objective of supporting Asian developing countries in limiting and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from their shipping sector through technical assistance/capacity-building to promote low-carbon and energy efficient shipping technologies and operations, more importantly, to raise the awareness of each practitioner in the shipping sector of better understanding the mission and the international regulatory framework developed under leading role of the IMO for the reduction of GHG emissions from ships, these publications are come into being based on a number of actions including technical seminars, data collection from demonstration ships, data analysis, application assessment and development of demo software. More…… 21/09/2019