HKMPB delegation led by STH continues visit to Denmark (with photos)12 March 2019Issued at HKT 22:45
The delegation of the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board (HKMPB) led by the Secretary for Transport and Housing, Mr Frank Chan Fan, continued their visit to Denmark today (March 12, Copenhagen time).
In the morning, Mr Chan and the delegation visited the Copenhagen Business School (CBS) and its business in society platform, CBS Maritime, to learn about the strategy, teaching and research of the school in nurturing maritime talents.
At around noon, Mr Chan attended a seminar-cum-luncheon jointly organised by the HKMPB, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London (London ETO), and the Denmark-Hong Kong Trade Association in which he delivered a speech to promote Hong Kong's maritime industry and encourage collaboration between the two places.
In the afternoon, Mr Chan and the delegation met with representatives from Green Ship of the Future to understand its work in promoting the research and development of maritime technology through public-private partnership with a view to achieving the goal of zero emissions in the maritime industry.
The delegation will tomorrow (March 13, Copenhagen time) head to Oslo and begin their visit to Norway. Mr Chan will make a speech, giving an account of the latest developments of the maritime industry in Hong Kong, at a seminar-cum-reception jointly organised by the HKMPB, the HKTDC, London ETO and the Norway-Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce.