IMO Regional Training Course on the Assessment and Examination of Seafarers in Shanghai

The IMO Regional Training Course on the Assessment and Examination of Seafarers is held in Shanghai from 24 to 28 April. It was co-organized by IMLA, China MSA, and Shanghai Maritime University. 
Some 50 participants from maritime authorities of South Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore and China attended the training course. Mr. Milhar Fuazudeen, IMO’s Head of Maritime Training and Human Element, Maritime Safety Division, and were the leading instructors throughout the week-long course. 
 
Prof. Jin Yongxing spoke to welcome the attendees on behalf of IMLA and Shanghai Maritime University, and hoped the course would provide an ideal opportunity for exchanges and learning for those who involved in the seafarers assessment and examination.
 
Mr. Chang Fuzhi, Deputy General of Shanghai Maritime Administration gave an introduction about seafarers assessment and examination executed by China MSA, and briefed on the effectiveness of implementation of STCW Convention in China. 
 
The course provided updated knowledge and skills on seafarers assessment and examination, and it also aimed to enhance exchanges and understanding between maritime authorities from Asia.
 
                                          Mr. Milhar Fuazudeen addressed at the opening 
 
 
                                  Prof. Jin Yongxing, Chair of IMLA, welcomed the participants 
 
 
                                                                          At the opening of the course 
 
                                                  Group photo