(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 2. Azerbaijan and
Kazakhstan commenced their work on developing a Memorandum of
Understanding dedicated to mutual recognition of documents issued
to seafarers, trend reports, citing the Azerbaijani State Maritime
and Port Agency.
The agreement was reached during the meeting between the State
Maritime and Port Agency and a delegation from Kazakhstan.
Kazakh delegation expressed its interest in learning the best
practices and adopting the expertise of Azerbaijan in the field of
search and rescue missions.
The sides also agreed to boost mutual cooperation in the
framework of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR)
development, as well as ensure maritime security.
Kazakhstan is interested in developing maritime routes to
Azerbaijan, as it enables the Central Asian country to develop
alternative energy export and trade routes. Earlier, Kazakhstan
signed an agreement with Abu-Dhabi Ports Group, which envisages the
sides carrying out joint projects in the Caspian Sea, and a tanker
fleet to develop alternative routes for the export of Kazakh oil
towards Azerbaijan through the port of Aktau.
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