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Chinese Consulate-General Pays Tribute to the Chinese Crew on World Maritime Day

On the occasion of the 7th World Maritime Day, the Acting Consul-General Zhou Li and some Consulate officers paid a visit to Xin Chi Wan, the Chinese cargo ship berthing at dock of Brisbane port, conveying holiday greetings from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ministry of Transport.

The crew warmly welcomed the Acting Consul-General Zhou and other consular officers. Escorted by Captain Tu Jiulin and Commissar Weiguo Song, the Consulate officers took a tour to the captain's room, the operation room and other major facilities on board. Captain Tu introduced details of the Xin Chi Wan cargo ship and its business development for the past few years in Australia.

At the session of discussion, Ms. Zhou handed over a greeting letter from the Minister of Transport, and the Circular of MSA regarding the Announcement of the Third Convenient Crew Service List to the crew. Ms. Zhou mentioned that known as important national strategic resources, the mariners are highly valued and affirmed by the Chinese government.

(Group photo with the Crew)

The theme of World Maritime Day of this year is “Connecting Ships, Ports and People”. On behalf of Chinese government, Chinese Consulate General brings holiday greetings to all crew members and hopes more people will understand and pay respect for mariners.

On behalf of the crew of Xin Chi Wan, the Captain Jianlin Tu expressed their gratitude support and encouragement from Chinese Consulate General and their aspiration to render their sustained service to One Belt One Road construction and Chinese marine transportation.

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