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WOC & PIANC Sign MOU on Long-Term Cooperation

Logistic News - Published on Tue, 20 Aug 2019

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The World Ocean Council and the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure have signed an MOU on long-term cooperation. The partnership agreement provides a commitment and framework for the two bodies to collaborate on ocean sustainable economic development through information exchange, communications, events, joint working groups, etc on topics of shared interest.

More specifically, PIANC and WOC will begin by working together to develop:

1. Tools and methods for port and coastal infrastructure adaptation that can be scaled up to address port resiliency needs, especially regarding extreme weather events affecting Small Island Developing States and other developing countries.

2. Interaction between the WOC Young Ocean Professionals initiative and the PIANC Young Professionals Network.

The WOC’s 7th Sustainable Ocean Summit, 20-22 November 2019, will include:

1. A significant focus on port and coastal infrastructure adaptation

2. A major workshop on investing in Young Ocean Professionals for the Blue Economy.

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Posted By : Mohan Sharma on Tue, 20 Aug 2019
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