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On April 9, Dr. Evgenios Kalpyris, Consul General of the Consulate General of the Hellenic Republic in Shanghai and other two guests paid a visit to SMU. Prof. Huang Youfang, President of SMU, Prof. Jin Yongxing, Vice President of SMU and leaders of relevant departments gave the guests a warm reception. Some Greek students also met with the guests.
Prof. Huang Youfang, President of SMU delivered a welcome speech. He expressed that there was a solid foundation for the cooperation between SMU and its counterparts in Greece. He hoped that the two sides could reinforce their communication and expand their cooperation. Prof. Jin Yongxing, Vice President of SMU briefed the guests on the status quo of cooperation between SMU and its counterparts in Greece.
Dr. Evgenios Kalpyris said that both China and Greece have a long history of great civilization and shared numerous cultural similarities. Shipping industry was also a pillar industry of Greece. The Greece attached great significance to the communication and cooperation with SMU.
The two sides also had a discussion on the collaborative model between the two sides in the near future.
After the meeting, the guests also paid a visit to the COSTAMARE Engine Room Integrated Laboratory, and the Marine Engine Simulator.
Meeting with Dr. Evgenios Kalpyris
Visiting the COSTAMARE Engine Room Integrated Laboratory