MTCC-Asia Sub-Regional workshop, funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) was kicked off on 5th Dec in Everly Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia, jointly organized by Ministry of Transport, Malaysia and MTCC-Asia. 25 honored guests from China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Thailand participated the workshop.
Mr. Wei Ruan, Head of MTCC-Asia reviewed the establishment of MTCC-Asia under the auspices of IMO and EU and a series of accomplishments achieved. He expressed that MTCC-Asia would be very much honored and happy to expand our co-operations with Malaysia, on the challenges of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from ships and protecting the environment, and a sustainable maritime in Asia.
Deputy Secretary General (Policy) of Ministry of Transport, Malaysia Mr. Mohd Khairul Adib Abd Rahman expressed warm welcomes to participants. He said “Ministry of Transport Malaysia is pleased to co-organize with Shanghai Maritime University and Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for Asia (MTCC-Asia) for the Sub-Regional Workshop on Ship Energy Efficiency Technologies and Management.”
The workshop ended on 7th Dec and MTCC-Asia aims to uptake the level of capacity-building activities in this region for shipborne GHG emission, as missioned by IMO and EU project.