On the 11th October 2017, the 8th Asia Pacific Regional Center (APRC) Board Meeting was held in Shanghai. The new IMRF CEO, Theresa Crossley, attended the meeting and discussed the APRC working plan for the rest of 2017 and 2018.
Following on from this meeting the 33rd IMRF Trustee meeting was also held in the APRC office and this was the first chance for IMRF trustees and APRC board directors to meet. During the meeting, they visited Donghai Rescue Bureau, Ministry of Transport of China.
Over the course of both these meetings topics discussed were member recruitment, fundraising, international activities, Regional Development Meeting (Maritime Silk Road SAR Development Forum), regional workshop & training course, regional cooperation and exchanges, member service and cooperation, etc.