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Global maritime technology cooperation centre network officially launched.

On Monday, 4 December the Directors of the five MTCCs signed a Memorandum of Understanding to officially establish the global maritime technology centre network. Following the ceremony, GMN held a four-day capacity building workshop for the MTCCs and the first Global Stakeholders Committee meeting. Speaking at the signing, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim offered his congratulations to all five MTCC representatives, MTCC host institutions, host countries and regions, the European Union, and the IMO Team for the rapid progress made in forming the GMN since the project was first mooted two years ago.  More…… 08/12/2017


On October 22, 2017, Head of MTCC-Asia Mr. RuanWei with technical officers, accompanied by the head of the department of Shanghai Ocean Shipping Co. Ltd., visited COSCO SHIPPING HIMALAYAS container ship in the Yangshan Deepwater Port of Shanghai for the ship trim and fuel consumption data collection research. The ship is  newly-delivered on July 25, 2017 with a total length of 366 meters, a width of 51.2 meters, a depth of 30.2 meters, and a draft of 14 meters. With 9 cargo holds, 18 bays and 11 layers containers can be piled up, 20 bays and 10 layers of containers can be piled on the deck, and 14568 containers can be loaded on the whole ship. The ship equipped with long-stroke main engine and large diameter propeller, compared with the same type of box ship, has had a lower fuel consumption, stronger energy-saving and environmental protection.  More…… 23/10/2017

Director-General of General Department of Waterway of Cambodia visits MTCC-Asia.

On October 3rd, Mr. Chan Dara, Director General of General Department of Waterway-Maritime Transport and Ports of Ministry of Public Works and Transport of Kingdom of Cambodia and his colleague, Mr. Mak Sideth paid their visit to the MTCC-Asia in Shanghai. He was warmly welcomed by Prof. Jin Yongxing, Director of MTCC-Asia and Chairman of Board of Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) in the accompany with the MTCC-Asia staff showed around the City office located in Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai. More…… 08/10/2017

MTCC-Asia 1st Regional Workshop Launched in Shanghai.

On September 18th, 2017 over 40 maritime administrators from overseas gathered in Shanghai to attend the five-day MTCC-Asia Regional Workshop. Among the participants are officials from 18 Asian countries, plus International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Ocean Council (WOC), International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU), International Maritime Lecturers Association (IMLA), Danish Maritime Authority and MTCC-Caribbean. This Workshop is the first of the kind since the launch of MTCC-Asia in May this year. More…… 19/09/2017

Director General of SMTC visits MTCC-Asia.

September 5—-Xie Feng, Director General of Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission (SMTC) paid a visit to MTCC-Asia, accompanied by Zhang Lin, vice Director General of SMTC. He was warmly welcomed by Jin Yongxing,Director of MTCC-Asia and Chairman of Board of Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) and showed around the City office located in Lujiazui Financial District.In the following meeting chaired by Shi Xin, Executive member of MTCC-Asia and vice President of Shanghai Maritime University, Mr. Jin spoke about the significance of the role of MTCC-Asia in fighting against ship GHG emission in Asian Maritime Countries, saying that MTCC-Asia was the 1st ever functional institution located in China with the authorization of IMO. More…… 09/09/2017