The 10th meeting of the Black Sea International Ship-Owners Association (BINSA) commenced in Baku on 10 October, Trend reports. The meeting is chaired by the Chief of the Azerbaijan State Caspian Shipping Company and the President of BINSA, Aydin Bashirov.
Bashirov said that BINSA will play a considerable role in the Black Sea and Caspian Sea basins. This was confirmed in the resolution as a result of a meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the BSEC member states, which prolonged a status of Sectoral Dialogue Partnership for BINSA as one of 4 international non-governmental organizations, Bashirov stressed.
The meeting is considering the composition of the Association, a report by the Secretariat on the work done in this period after a previous meeting of the BINSA, the financing of the Association, the structure and composition of BINSA, changes in the Charter of the organization and business plan for 2006-2007 and the project of ABAROS and elections to the executive bodies and agenda of the 11th meeting.
Attending the meeting were representatives of the marine administration of Azerbaijan, Russia, Georgia and Ukraine.