HKSOA Delegation paid CNY visits to CPG offices in Hong Kong 香港船東會代表團新春拜會中央人民政府駐港機構
On 26th February 2018, a delegation led by Mr. Bjorn Hojgaard, the Association Deputy Chairman, paid a CNY visit to the Commissioner Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the HKSAR and was received by Mr. Xie Feng, the Commissioner. Views were exchanged on issues of concern to the shipping industry, as well as the global economy, the Belt and Road Initiative and its opportunities for Hong Kong. The delegation thanked the Office for its support to Hong Kong shipowners to solve their problem cases in the past.
On 27th February, the delegation paid a CNY visit to the CPG Liaison Office in the HKSAR and was received by Mdm. Qiu Hong, the Deputy Minister. The delegation thanked the Deputy Minister for attending the HKSOA 60th Anniversary Cocktail Reception and assisting in coordinating the Association delegation visits to Beijing and Shanghai in 2017. The delegation also briefed the Deputy Minister on the work of the Association in the past year at local, national and international levels. Views were exchanged on the 13th Five-Year Plan, the Belt and Road Initiative and the Greater Bay Area Plan, particularly in expanding the Hong Kong maritime cluster and promoting high value-added maritime services.