Zhang Chi, Senior Consultant of MTCC-Asia, and General Manager of COSCO Shipping Lines (Central America) INC., attended the launch event of MTCC-Latin America held in Panama on March 13, 2018.
Zhang Chi read the congratulation letter prepared by Jin Yongxing, the Director of MTCC-Asia and the Chairman of Shanghai Maritime University Council. In the letter, Mr. Jin expressed his warm congratulations to the successful launch of MTCC-Latin America, and briefed the progress and achievements of MTCC-Asia last year. He hoped that close ties and further cooperation could be realized in the future in ship energy efficiency, thus making contribution to the global maritime industry.
After the launch, Mr. Zhang Chi gave the gift of congratulations to MTCC-Latin America on behalf of MTCC-Asia, funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
The Latin America Maritime Cooperation Technology Centre, hosted by Universidad Maritima Internacinal Panama was launched as one of 5 MTCCs.