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Cosco sets up corporate university in Qingdao

Chinese state-run shipping conglomerate Cosco Shipping Group has inaugurated a corporate university in Qingdao for shipping talent development.

The Cosco Shipping University will have a 125,000 square meter education and training centre for the development of talent in various shipping sectors, and another 36,000 square meter leadership training centre. 

Wang Haimin, vice party secretary of Cosco Shipping Group, said the establishment of the university is in line with the government’s maritime development strategy and will provide long-term talent support for the shipping industry.

The campus of the university will be set up in the west coast of Qingdao and construction of phase one project will be completed by September 2021.

Currently there are two major maritime universities in China, Dalian Maritime University and Shanghai Maritime University.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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