MPA of Singapore inked a MoU with Dalian Maritime University to cooperate in talent and academic information exchange within the maritime sector.
n fact, Ms Quah Ley Hoon, Chief Executive of MPA and Professor Sun Yuqing, President of DMU, signed the MoU in a virtual ceremony on the side-lines of the 6th Maritime Silk Road Port International Cooperation Forum.
As the driving force behind Singapore’s port and maritime development, MPA has been committed to promoting safe, efficient, and sustainable shipping. We are very pleased to work with MPA in terms of capacity building and sustainable development of shipping industry. And I hope this MoU will serve as a platform for exchanges and cooperation in the maritime sector between DMU and MPA, as well as between China and Singapore.
… Prof. Sun Yuqing said.
Under the agreement, both MPA and DMU will work together on talent exchange in the fields of maritime and marine affairs, which include maritime safety, clean energy in maritime sector, port management, navigational technologies, as well as environmental management:
- Faculty Exchange and Event Participation: To support the exchange of trainers/lecturers for events/courses
- Academic Information Exchange: To support the exchange of relevant academic information
- Field Studies: To respectively host student study visits/exchanges in Singapore and Dalian
- Joint DMU-SMU Training Programmes: To jointly organise maritime training programmes
“With the global maritime industry making the change into becoming more digitalised and sustainable, innovation and knowledge are critical for transition of the shipping and port operations, and talent is a key foundation to the exchanges of ideas and expertise. Hence, we are pleased to partner with like-minded and forward-looking maritime stakeholders, such as Dalian Maritime University. Through this MoU, we hope that it will enhance, promote and support the development of maritime talents and sharing of domain knowledge between Singapore and China.”...as Ms Quah concluded.