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The 7th SMU—NORDEN Scholarship and Award (“The NORDEN Scholarship” and “The NORDEN Best Educator Award”) Ceremony was held recently. Mr. Peter Borup, Senior Vice President of NORDEN Group, Mr. Laser Huang, Senior Chartering Manager of NORDEN Shipping (Shanghai), Prof. Jin Yongxing, Vice President of SMU attended this ceremony. More than 70 students and representatives from the shipping industry home and abroad also took part in the ceremony.
During the awards dinner, Mr. Peter Borup and Prof. Jin Yongxing delivered separately opening remarks. They reviewed the achievements of the cooperation and exchanges between the two sides over the years, and congratulated on the winning teachers and students. Mr. Peter Vorup and Prof. Jin Yongxing together granted the scholarship certificates and bonus to the winners. The students who won the 7th NORDEN Scholarship were Mr. Zhang Renhui, Ms. Zhou Chengyi, Ms. Li Yulin, Ms. Yao Ye, Ms. Yao Jiani and Mr. Zeng Yongqiang, and the educator winners were Mr. Xu Tie from the Merchant Marine College and Prof.Qu Linchi from the Economics and Management College.
NORDEN was founded in 1871, making it one of Denmark's oldest internationally operating shipping companies. NORDEN operates in dry cargo and tankers world widely and has dozens of branches and offices all over the world. The cooperation between NORDEN and SMU has been lasting for several years, which is regarded as a successful model case of university-enterprise cooperation.