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Pacific region MTCC announced

The IMO has announced its selection for the latest regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC), with the Pacific Community (SPC) to host MTCC-Pacific in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP).

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The MTCC-Pacific will form part of a global network of five centres, established under a European Union (EU) funded project implemented by IMO, to help mitigate the harmful effects of climate change.

MTCC-Pacific joins the already established MTCCs in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America selected over the last year, which aim to contribute to IMO’s efforts to ensure effective implementation and enforcement of global energy-efficiency regulations for international shipping.

The MTCCs will each receive allocations from the €10 million European Union funding for the project to support their work.{/mprestriction}

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