On March 21, 2021 morning, Mr. Benny Wong, the instructor of the Maritime Service Training Institute, together with the volunteers of HKISSC and HKAUS councils arrived at the Kwai Chung Container Terminal 3 and boarded M.V. BELAWAN. They have sent their greetings to the ship’s crew, especially to the Hong Kong seafarer Chan Kin Tung.
The volunteer team with HKAUS councils and Mr. Benny Wong, had a brief exchange with the captain and chief engineer of M.V. BELAWAN about the situation of the seafarers. After that, Chan Kin Tung invited the instructor to visit the wheelhouse of the ship and had a brief introduction about the equipment.
He said it was an honor for the instructor of the Maritime Service Training Institute to visit the ship and he happily shared his work and life onboard the ship to his instructor.
Instructor Benny Wong expressed that it is good for students can apply what they have learnt in school and he also encouraged student to work hard. He also said that the equipment on the vessel are much advanced nowadays and the living environment onboard has improved a lot. He hopes to share what he has seen here with other students who study maritime studies, so that they can have a better understanding of the job nature and living on board the ship.