In the framework of the official launch of the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC) for the Latin America region in Panama, IARO and PMDS organized the EU MRV Regulation and IMO DCS Training Course with the participation of technical personnel of PMDS, National RO´s and Panama Maritime Authority staff.
This training course was conducted by Naval Architect Michalis Agapiou, CEO of Novelseas Ltd. on March 12th, 2018 with important information about the MARPOL Annex VI regulations entered into force recently.
In addition, our Technical Director Capt. Demetrio Cortes was invited to participate in the First Regional Workshop of the MTCC Latin America, to promote better environmental practices in the maritime business and help to mitigate the harmful effects of the climate changes. The International Maritime University of Panama (UMIP) has been selected by the IMO to host the MTCC.