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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

MTCC-Asia Head Delivered speech at the 36th ASEAN (MTWG) and ACMCM.

MTCC-Asia Head Ru Wei delivered speech at the 36th ASEAN (MTWG) and the 12th Meeting on ASEAN-China Maritime Consultation Mechanism (ACMCM) from 13 to 16 August 2018. He introduced the latest movements of MTCC-Asia, in particular the Global Forum on Green Shipping and the song composed by Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) and International Maritime Lecturers Association (IMLA) in celebration of the world maritime day and 70th Anniversary of International Maritime Organization (IMO). The progress in the 2 Pilot projects was also reported at the meeting, which was warmly welcomed by the participants.  More…… 21/08/2018

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim Visited MTCC-Asia.

Mr. Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary-General, made his official visit to the MTCC-Asia’s City Office on July 11, following the Global Forum on Green Shipping. His visit was accompanied by the Mr. Zhang Xiaojie, Chairman of IMO Council, Acting Director General of International Cooperation of Ministry of Transport of China, Mr. Xu Ruqing, Director General of China Maritime Safety Administration, Mr. Zhang Lin, Deputy Director General of Shanghai Municipal Transport Commission, Mr. Chen Xi, Deputy Head of Pudong New District of Shanghai and Mr. Jin Yongxing, Chairman of Shanghai Maritime University Council, Chairman of MTCC-Asia Board and Honorary Chairman of International Maritime Lecturers Association.Secretary-General was deeply impressed by the environment of MTCC-Asia, and expressed his appreciation to Ministry of Transport of China, Shanghai Municipal Government and Shanghai Maritime University for their great support.  More…… 15/07/2018

Global Forum on Green Shipping in celebration of IMO 70th Anniversary ceremoniously held in Shanghai.

July 11th 2018 is the 14th Maritime Day of China. The Global Forum on Green Shipping in celebration of the IMO 70th Anniversary was held in the Shanghai International Convention Center. The theme of the 2018 World Maritime Day is IMO 70th Anniversary our heritage—Better Shipping for Better Future. The IMO Secretary General Kitack Lim attended the event with 120 maritime experts and officials, discussing about the shipping industry and the challenges in the future. Jin Yongxing, the Chairman of Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) Council, the Chairman of MTCC-Asia and the Chairman of IMLA (International Maritime Lecturers Association) said, “In the 21st oceanic century, mankind is working together to create a new era of navigation and marine civilization, calling for the whole world to show more concern and actively participate in maritime development.  More…… 13/07/2018