Dated 26.01.2018, Representatives of the Overseas Coastal Area Development Institude of Japan (OCDI) – Mr. Kazuyuki YAMAGUCHI – Advisor of OCDI; Mr. Kunio SATO – Chief Researcher of OCDI; Mr. THI HA – Consulting Engineer has visited and worked with Southern Vietnam Maritime Safety Corporation (VMS-South). VMS-South has Mr. Tran Minh Thuan – Head of International Cooperation & Pilot Management Department who is delegation of the Board of Directors of the Corporation, leaders of department: Maritime Safety Dept, Technical Dept, Economics and Planning Dept and East-Southern MSC welcomed the delegation.
The Overseas Coastal Area Development Institude of Japan (OCDI) takes on the role as the secretariat of the project “ASEAN – Japan Port Technology Group Meeting” which is held under “ASEAN-Japan Transport Ministers Meeting” in 2020.
The main purpose of the trip this time, Study team of The Overseas Coastal Area Development Institude of Japan (OCDI) visit and work with VMS-South, collecting data and information and prepare a basic outline of the “Guideline for Maintenance and Management of Channel/Basin” as the study theme of the conference in 2020.
At the meeting, the two sides have a preliminary introduction on the seaport in Vietnam and introduction on history, organizational structure, functions and duties of VMS-South. Through meeting, VMS-South and OCDI also expressed the willingness to cooperate closely in future in the field of maritime safety in particular and maritime in general.
News: Thu Ha; Photo: Ngoc Nam