The Danish Maritime Authority had a maritime dialogue meeting with the Chinese Ministry of Transport in Guangzhou, China, on April 29-30, 2019.
Since 2010, the meeting between the Danish Maritime Authority and the Chinese Ministry of Transport, including the Bureau of Water Transport would be held once every year and this two-days meeting was the 8th maritime dialogue meeting between two nations.
The meetings aimed to encourage the participants to discuss and exchange views on the challenges facing the sector to develop the the cooperation between Denmark and China in the maritime.
On-going issues that were discussed at the meeting involved the international shipping industry area such as implementation of sulphur regulation, smart shipping and piracy. Furthermore, both countries took this opportunity to inform about their own national initiatives within the maritime field.
Provided by Danish Maritime Authority’s press release, Andreas Nordseth, Director General of the Danish Maritime Authority said:
“Denmark and China have many common interests within the maritime field, and the dialogue meetings between the Ministry of Transport and the Danish Maritime Authority are a great opportunity to exchange views and share knowledge.
“It is important for Denmark to have a close dialogue with such an important partner as China. The close relation between Danish and Chinese authorities is of great benefit to the Blue Denmark.”