2021 11th Annual Operational Excellence in Shipping Forum - Chinese Seafarers for International Shipping Companies

June 08, 2021
14:28 Min.

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Podcast Summary

Day 1

Access to skilled seafarers remains one of the main challenges for the international shipping community and China has a large pool of skilled seafarers. Furthermore, demand for Chinese crews has increased as the result of the Covid-19 crisis. The presentation aims to update you on the significant progress achieved in maritime education in China and the improvement in the quality of Chinese Seafarers, who are gradually having an expanded presence in the fleet of international shipping companies. It will discuss important issues in crew recruiting, training and retention and provide an update on latest Chinese governmental regulations and efforts in promoting Chinese seafarers to meet international standards.

Mr. Terence Zhao
, Managing Director - Singhai Marine Services