Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), praised Cyprus as one of the most successful shipping states contributing significantly to the global industry.
On Wednesday, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister Vassilios Demetriades held an online meeting with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) chief to discuss the challenges that global shipping faces.
Lim praised Cyprus’ positive attitude and active participation in IMO activities, particularly those related to protecting the marine environment, preventing marine and atmospheric pollution from ships, and updating the coal-free shipping strategy.
The IMO Secretary-General acknowledged a challenge to address and go to the thoughts of Maritime Cyprus 2021 on 10-13 October.
Likewise talked about were issues identified with the green change of transportation and activities in progress at the European and worldwide level.
Demetriades said that Cyprus joins incredible significance to the IMO’s administrative part in the insurance of the marine climate.
He educated Lim regarding the ecological motivating forces as of late received by Cyprus to urge the transportation business to diminish its effect on environmental change while guaranteeing its intensity.
The IMO invited Cyprus’ activities to encourage the difference in teams and the bringing home of thousands of sailors.
Lim depicted as “intriguing” Cyprus’ proposition to figure an immunization program for sailors around the world.
Demetriades underlined Cyprus’ preparation and assurance to work with the worldwide delivery local area to track down a viable and pragmatic answer for furnish sailors with antibodies.
He likewise asked the IMO to track down an enduring answer for expanded robbery against ships in West Africa, particularly in the Gulf of Guinea.
“Cyprus is prepared to aid a planned exertion on this significant issue that presents issues to the transportation business,” said Demetriades.