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APSN attended 44th Transportation Working Group Meeting of APEC

Published on Thursday,27 April 2017



Led by Mr. Fei Weijun, the Secretary-General of APSN, the APSN delegation attended the 44th Transportation Group Meeting of APEC (TPT-WG44) held in Chinese Taipei from April 25 to 28, 2017.

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At the Opening Plenary of the meeting, APSN updated to TPT-WG on its progress since TPT-WG43, in terms of the Workshop on Safety of Dangerous Goods at Ports as well as the 9th Council Meeting successfully held by APSN in Penang, Malaysia in 2016, the 2nd Maritime Silk Road Port International Cooperation Forum jointly held by APSN in Ningbo, China in 2016, the first official implementation and awarding of Green Port Award System (GPAS), special projects and studies, and APSN priority work item 2016; APSN also reported its incoming events to TPT-WG and called for the active participation of all the APEC member economies, including the Workshop on Restructuring of Shipping and Port IndustryTrends and Challenges, GPAS 2017, GPAS Workshop, the 3rd Maritime Silk Road Port International Cooperation Forum, and APSN projects and studies 2017.

At the Maritime Expert Group (MEG) Meeting, APSN presented to the participants about the details regarding its progress on the Workshop on Safety of Dangerous Goods at Ports and the implementation of GPAS. MEG appreciated the outcomes of such APSN initiatives, and welcomed the incoming APSN Workshop onRestructuring of Shipping and Port IndustryTrends and Challenges”,TPT-WG also encouraged all of the APEC member economies to participate in events held by APSN, including the above APSN workshop.


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