A cooperative memorandum of understanding was signed between Iran and South Korea’s Ship Owners Associations in the headquarters of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line (IRISL).
This cooperative MOU was signed yesterday , MANA reported, at IRISL headquarters at the presence of Dr. Mohammad Saeedi, the president of Iran Ship Owners Association, and this union’s board members. The MOU was signed by Captain Hassan Teimourtash, the secretary general of Iran Ship Owners Association, and Kim Young Moo, the executive deputy at Korea Shipowners' Association.
Based on this report, strengthening and enhancing collaborations as well as exchanging information between the two associations were the main objectives of this MOU. The two associations hoped that the cooperative MOU could promote the awareness of both parties regarding the current atmosphere of maritime transportation and shipping in scientific, training, technical and legislation areas.
Besides, several other goals were taken into consideration in this cooperative MOU, namely the execution of ports and customs’ rules and directives, promoting maritime infrastructures to create a fluent current of free trade and maritime transportation between the two countries and throughout the region, and collaboration between the two countries on the reduction of maritime safety and security hazards in goods transportation. Moreover, this cooperative MOU encompassed issues on collaboration and information exchange regarding maritime training, information trading on domestic and regional rules, international equipment for ship building and maritime transportation.
Besides, the MOU covered significant affairs such as supplying technical support on sailing safety and security issues, preserving the environment, prevention from maritime pollution, fighting against piracy, exchange of information and experience, and measures regarding the execution of concords.