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SINGAPORE AND VIETNAM BOOST TIES UNDER NEW MOU ON MARITIME, PORT COOPERATION

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Vietnam Maritime Administration (Vinamarine) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance maritime and port cooperation between Singapore and Vietnam.

In its announcement, MPA said the exchange of the MoU was witnessed by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Vietnam Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh in conjunction with Prime Minister Chinh's visit to Singapore.

SINGAPORE AND VIETNAM BOOST TIES UNDER NEW MOU ON MARITIME, PORT COOPERATION - ALOHA LOGISTICS

Maritime, port collaboration

Under this MoU, MPA said it would explore collaboration and exchange views with Vinamarine on areas including maritime digitalisation, port state control inspection, maritime training of personnel, and green shipping initiatives, to promote safe, secure, clean and efficient shipping.

"The MoU is a testament to the commitment between Singapore and Vietnam to address common challenges, exchange experiences, and to co-develop practical solutions towards more efficient and sustainable shipping. I look forward to working with the Vinamarine team to achieve our shared objectives," said Teo Eng Dih, chief executive of MPA.

Nguyen Dinh Viet, the acting administrator of Vinamarine, noted that the signing of the cooperation further strengthens the cooperation relationship between the two maritime authorities of Vietnam and Singapore.

"I look forward to further cooperation between Vinamarine and MPA for the sake of companionship and development," he said.

Source: Aloha International Logistics Company.