China’s largest shipping group Cosco Shipping has inaugurated its corporate university in Qingdao, Shandong province to promote shipping talents development.
Xue Qingguo, Deputy Mayor of Qingdao, said that Cosco Shipping has cooperated with Qingdao for a long time, and the two aim to cultivate more shipping talents and bring new energy to shipping industry.
Fu Gangfeng, general manager of Cosco Shipping said, corporate university is a key platform for the group which will integrate resources from 11 internal training organisations under the group, aiming to develop more talents for world-class shipping companies.
Cosco Shipping Maritime University will have a 125,000 sq m education and training centre for talents and another 36,000 sq m for leadership training. The group plans to complete the first phase construction of the new campus by September 2021.