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Agreement inked on Greater Bay Area maritime cooperation

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The Chinese Ministry of Transport (MOT) signed agreement with maritime authorities from Hong Kong and Macao for maritime cooperation in Guangdong-HongKong-Macau Great Bay area.

The three parties will establish a collaborative mechanism and jointly maintain water transportation safety in Great Bay area, promote green shipping development and optimize business environment for maritime industry players.

“The shipping industry is the pillar industry in Great Bay area, the maritime authorities from mainland, Hong Kong and Macao will jointly encourage shipping industry players to gather here, to make breakthrough in new emerging service industry, and strengthen communications between Great Bay area and other regions,” said Liu Xiaoming, deputy minister of MOT.

Additionally, maritime authorities of Guangdong, Guangxi, Shenzhen and South China Sea navigation support center signed Memorandum of Cooperation for promoting maritime services in Great Bay area.

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