IRS customers & stakeholders meet draws good response from maritime fraternity
After a hiatus of two years, Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) hosted its India Advisory Committee Meeting as well as Customers and Stakeholder Meet in Mumbai on September 16, 2022, which saw good participation from the maritime fraternity. IRS’ Advisory Committee Meeting and Customer & Stakeholders Meet is a regular annual feature and a go-to event in the Indian maritime calendar, as per a release.
The meet saw good representation of the maritime industry participants and academia. A presentation on the recent updates with respect to fleet growth, upcoming regulations, new services and initiatives was well received. The topics covered included IRS efforts towards decarbonisation, study on alternate fuels, IMO and EU regulations as well as its future plans.
Earlier in the day, IRS’ India Advisory Committee Meeting was held where leading maritime industry professionals provided feedback and guidance to IRS for its growth. Members also complimented IRS for its role in working with customers towards achieving compliance goals. Several significant suggestions were received during the meeting and are being actively considered for implementation.
Mr Vijay Arora, Managing Director of IRS, said, “Indian Register of Shipping is on a strong growth path and is ramping up its resources to enable speedier delivery of its services. We are actively investing in technology, research and development towards capability-building and strengthening our technical team, and are extremely thankful to our customers & stakeholders whose support is critical for our organisation”.
Source: Exim News Service: Mumbai, Sept. 22