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.
The Maritime Transport Working Group Meeting (MTWG) is the principal coordinating and implementing arm of the ASEAN Senior Transport Officials Meeting (STOM) that advances maritime transport related programmes, projects and activities under the Kuala Lumpur Transport Strategic Plan 2016-2025 (KLTSP). The KLTSP is a 10-year masterplan for the ASEAN transport sector aimed at enhancing regional economic integration. The ACMCM is a technical forum between China and ASEAN Member States. The forum discusses, among others, issues relating to technical cooperation and capacity building in maritime safety and environment protection.