The 2nd President Meeting of the APEC Port Services Network (APSN) was successfully held on 26-28 Sep, 2016 in Ottawa, Canada. The former President Mr. Tim Meisner, Second Vice-President Mr. Tan Cheng Peng, Secretary-General Mr. Fei Weijun, the Senior Consultant Mr. Jerry Rysanek and Dr. Geraldine Knatz and APSN Secretariat were in attendance. Mr. Siva Sangar Krishnan, from Ministry of Transportation, Malaysia and Ms. Monaliza Binti Suhaimi from Penang Port Commission, Malaysia attended the meeting as the host of the APSN event in Nov.
At this meeting, the Secretariat and Malaysia representatives reported on all the preparations of the APSN workshop and council meeting. The meeting had extensive discussion on the APSN coming events, the 9th meeting of the APSN Council, the 5th Advisory Board Meeting and the Workshop on Safety of Dangerous Goods at Ports. At this meeting, the Secretariat provided a progress report on all the action items this year, including, Report on the Implementation of Green Port Award System (GPAS), APSN Study Center, Financial Reporting 2015&2016 and Budget 2017, Terms of Reference (TORs) on Review the APSN’s Mandate and Constitution, and APSN Action Plan for 2017. The Meeting also proposed the "Port Cooperation and Competition"as the subject of the next workshop in 2017.