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From 24th to 28th, April, IMO regional training course on the assessment and examination of seafarers was held in Shanghai. More than 50 students and representatives from maritime systems in
Prof. Jin Yongxing, as the representative of SMU, delivered a welcome speech. He said, SMU, as an important membership of maritime education and training, paid highly attention on participating in international maritime affairs and accumulated precious experiences. In 2016, IMO officially announced that SMU would be the organizer of MTCC, Asia; SMU expected more and more attention and participation to several activities of MTCC,
Mr. Milhar Fuazudeen gave a general introduction of the origin and meaning of this training course, making training staffs fully realize the importance of this training.
Mr. Chang Fuzhi introduced the situation of assessment and examination of seafarers that China Maritime Association carried, action and effect that positively perform STCW convention. He hoped this training could be a chance to develop further cooperation and exchange on assessment and examination of seafarers for maritime agencies– in –charge in
This training aimed at renewing related knowledge of assessors of IMO Asian Members, examinations and assessment of seafarers in agencies-in-charge, so as to improve the ability to carry out STCW. At the mean time, it can promote cooperation of several countries to carry out conventions and experience exchange, helping understand each other and develop together. The training lasted for a week, and IMO experts and consultants would give lessons.