Singapore, S. Korea ink maritime MOU

17:37, August 23, 2010      

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Singapore and South Korea on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to further cement the relations between the two nations in the area of maritime.

Inked by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the South Korean Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (MLTM), the MOU will provide a platform for both parties to enhance collaborative efforts in navigational safety and the protection of the marine environment.

Its scope includes cooperation in international forums such as the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) and the Co-operative Mechanism for Safety of Navigation and Environmental Protection in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore.

MPA and MLTM would also share maritime technical expertise through forums, workshops and seminars.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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