The 10th session of the Port State Control Committee in the Black Sea region

Novorossiysk, the Russian Federation – Representatives of the Port State Control Committee, the executive body under the Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control in the Black Region (BS MOU), met from 7 to 9 July 2009 in Novorossiyk, the Russian Federation, for its tenth session. The meeting was chaired by Captain Serban BERESCU, Depury Director General, Romanian Naval Authority Ministry of Transport, the Republic of Romania. Dr. Vitaly V. KLYUEV Deputy Director, Department of State Policy for Maritime and River Transport, Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, made a welcome speech and declared open of the meeting. In his speech, Dr. KLYUEV reiterated the strategy and the policy of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation for promotion of safe, secure and clean seas, and in particular in the area of the Black Sea.