The Maritime Authorities of the Memorandum of Understanding on PSC in the Black Sea Region (BS MoU) celebrated 10 years of co-operation during the 11th session of the Port State Control Committee (PSCC) that was held at Istanbul, Turkey, 6-8 April 2011.
The meeting was chaired by Dr. Vitaly Klyuev, Deputy Director of the Department of State Policy for Maritime and River Transport, Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation. The meeting was officially opened by Dr. Ozkan POYRAZ General Director Maritime Transport Undersecretary for Maritime Affairs of Turkey. In his opening speech Dr. POYRAZ welcomed all delegates to İstanbul and expressed the pleasure to host the Committee meeting on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Memorandum. He informed the meeting of the development made and planned projects to be implemented in the field of maritime transport in Turkey.