UK expresses interest in Bangladesh to develop an eco-friendly shipping sector

  • December 15, 2022
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The UK is keen to develop an environment-friendly shipping sector in Bangladesh. The ministers of both companies have met and discussed various shipping concerns, with Bangladesh requesting UK’s cooperation in providing technology in various seaports of the country including Chattogram and Mongla. Besides that, they have also requested to remove the existing complications that seafarers face while they arrive in the UK, hence requested for competence certificates of mutual recognition of Bangladeshi seafarers and visas on arrival to them in different ports in the UK.

Besides, both the ministers highlighted cooperation in the field of research and training in technical and policy matters between the maritime academies and institutes of both countries with the objective of decarbonization of the maritime and shipping sector to deal with climate change.