The Advanced Program for Digitalization and Smart Shipping was Held Online

Author:武凯凯Release Time:2022-06-14View:10

From June 8th to 10th, SMU held the Advanced Program for Digitalization and Smart Shipping, which was supported by China Transport Telecommunications & Information Center (CTTIC, Shanghai) and Maritime Technology Cooperation Center in Asia. More than 50 representatives of maritime administrations, shipping institutes and shipping companies from 10 countries including Georgia, Turkey, Egypt, South Africa, Ghana, the Philippines, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Sri Lanka participated in the training online. Mr. Shi Xin, Vice President of SMU, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a speech.

Mr. Shi Xin pointed out in his speech that with the increasing impact of digital and intelligent technologies on the shipping industry, the industry is vigorously promoting the research and application of digital and intelligent technologies to improve the competitiveness and operational efficiency of fleets and ports. Shanghai Maritime University, as a higher shipping institution featuring shipping, logistics and ocean, is following up and contributing to the development of shipping intelligence in an all-round way. We hope all trainees can learn about the latest application of digitalization and intelligent technology in the shipping industry through this training, and share and exchange the best practices of digital and intelligent shipping in various countries.

Representatives from the Shenzhen Maritime Safety Administration (MSA), the Shanghai MSA, the Zhejiang MSA, the Eastern Navigation Service Center and other maritime administrations discussed the latest achievements of IMO Sub-Committee on Navigation Communication and Search and Rescue (NCSR), the development of maritime autonomous surface ships, China's vessel traffic service and its development trend. Representatives from CTTIC, Shanghai Ship Research Institute and Shanghai International Shipping Institute shared the technological development of satellite communications, smart ships, and smart ports, and helped the participants deepen their understanding of digital intelligence of shipping through Q&A interaction with participants.

The program, funded by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, aims to promote and share the latest technological progress of China's maritime shipping industry in smart ships, smart ports, maritime traffic information management, Beidou satellite communication, etc, as well as the various applications of digital technology and intelligent technology in practice.