Nicosia, December 2, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency
Minister of Transport, Communications and Works of the Republic of Cyprus, Marios Demetriades took part in the Marintec China 2015 Fair, held from 1-4 December 2015 in Shanghai.
Being the most recognized maritime trade show in Asia and with an increasing worldwide recognition and reputation throughout the past three decades, the exhibition is attracting an increasing number of high-profile exhibitors and visitors from around the world. International sellers showcase their latest marine, ship design, offshore engineering and port technology.
Demetriades, who was among the main speakers in the fair, analysed the prospects of environmental regulations in maritime shipping and how these can become an incentive for technological innovation.
On the sidelines of the fair, the Cypriot Minister held a meeting with the deputy Minister of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of the Chinese government as well as Shanghai’s Vice Mayor,
He also gave an interview to the central Chinese television station where he outlined Cyprus` positions on international shipping and stressed the cooperation prospects between Cyprus and China.