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MTCC-Asia branch office in Myanmar launched.

The MTCC-Asia branch office in Myanmar was successfully and impressively launched on November 5 2018 in Myanmar Maritime University (MMU), Yangon, which was the latest effort of MTCC-Asia to have 2nd reach-out on the map of GMN (Global MTCC Network), adding another important sub-regional center to the established network in ASEAN as MTCC-Asia pushed forward the promotion of GHG emission control and green shipping awareness. Mr. Thaung Kyaing, Director of Department of Maritime Administration (DMA), Mr. Shi Xin, Vice President of Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) and Executive Director of MTCC-Asia,Mr. Ye Myint, Deputy Director General of Department of Maritime Administration (DMA), and Dr. Myat Lwin, Rector of Myanmar Maritime University, Ruan Wei, Head of MTCC-Asia and nearly 80 people were at the grand and magnificent launch event..  More…… 6/11/2018

All ready for MTCC-Asia branch office in Myanmar.

On November 5, 2018, MTCC-Asia will host the launching ceremony of its Branch Office in Yangon, Myanmar. Taking this opportunity, Mr. Shi Xin, Executive Director of MTCC-Asia and Vice President of Shanghai Maritime University (SMU), and Mr. Ruan Wei, Head of MTCC-Asia, will visit Myanmar to ensure the smooth running of the ceremony. The Myanmar Branch Office is the second branch office established by MTCC-Asia in the Asian region following the Cambodian branch office. The Myanmar Branch Office is located in the Myanmar Maritime University (MMU). MMU was established by the Burmese military government in February 2002. Directly affiliated to the Ministry of Transport of Myanmar and located in the port of Dilava near Yangon, MMU is also an institute for training competent shipbuilders and engineers for the Myanmar Maritime Transportation Department.  More…… 2/11/2018

Pilot project in progress: MTCC-Asia officials on ship.

On 31 October 2018, two technical officials from MTCC-Asia visited the bulk carrier, M.V. CHANG MING YANG during its calling at the port of Cao Feidian in Hei Bei province of China. M.V. CHANG MING YANG operated by Tianjin Dongjiang Shipping Co., Ltd. is one of demonstration ships that supports MTCC-Asia to implement two pilot projects, i.e. uptake of ship energy efficiency technologies and operations (project EE) and ship fuel consumption data collection and reporting (project DC). The main objective of this visiting to the ship is to maintain the system that was installed on board for collecting the ship real data, to train the seafarers for correctly operating the system, and to promote the awareness of implementing the mandatory requirements on ship fuel consumption data collection and technical and operational measures for the uptake of energy efficiency.  More…… 1/11/2018

MTCC-Asia at the 2018 Georgia International Maritime Forum.

Chairman of Shanghai Maritime University and Director of MTCC Asia Prof. Yongxing Jin headed a delegation to attend the 2018 Georgia International Maritime Forum (GIMF2018) held in 10-14 September, at the port city of Batumi, Georgia. GIMF2018 was opened by IMO Secretary General Mr. Kitack Lim. In this remarks to the Forum, he called for raising awareness within the region and beyond, of the indispensability of shipping, and of the critical need of healthy oceans and a delicate balance to ensure shipping go a long way to sustain. Under the Panel of Blue Growth, Maritime Clusters and Major Projects, Prof. Jin was invited to contribute his views and showcase the roles MTCC has played as an example of major projects in the region to support the sustainable growth of shipping. The panel was opened by Ms Tamara Ioseliani, Director of Georgia Maritime Transport Agency..  More…… 18/09/2018