​IMO Secretary-General in Romania

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has highlighted the crucial work of maritime training institutes to train and equip new generations of seafarers and other shipping personnel, during a visit (16 June) to the Romanian Maritime Training Centre CERONAV, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary. During the formal festivities, Mr Lim congratulated CERONAV for its work in training seafarers during the past four decades and commended Romania for its active and enthusiastic participation in the IMO Maritime AmbassadorsScheme, with the appointment of three Romanian IMO Maritime Ambassadors, who are helping to promote seafaring as a career and raise the visibility of the shipping industry.

On Friday (17 June), Mr Lim met Romanian senior Government officials including the Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies, Mr Florin Iordache; the President of the Committee for Infrastructure and Transport in the Chamber of Deputies, Mr. Mihai Lupu; the Minister of Transport, Mr Dan Marian Costescu; the State Secretary Mr. Liviu Ionut Mosteanu; along with CERONAV General Manager and Chairman of Board of Directors Mr Ovidiu Sorin Cupşa.