Date of Award
Master of Science in Maritime Affairs
Maritime Education & Training
Mulders, Joseph H.
According to the international and national regulations and requirements on safety at sea, the maritime institutions and training centers in China have held and offered certain specific education and training courses for seafarers and the students of the maritime institutions in the field of maritime safety. On the basis of the present situation for maritime safety education and training in China and the practical maritime safety training courses conducted in Chinese maritime institutions and training centers, in this dissertation, the author briefly introduces some information about the maritime institutions and training centers in China. Next he describes the teaching and training programs of the relevant courses and the implementation and development of these courses, then evaluates the progress achieved and the problems existing in the field of Chinese maritime safety education and training by the analysis and comparison of the Chinese MSET with the other maritime countries. Finally he puts forward some proposals and suggestions for further development and the improvement of the maritime safety education and training in China with an emphasis on nautical aspects. To meet future requirements and improve the safety of the international and Chinese shipping industry, the author also discusses the importance and imperative necessity of maritime safety education and training, and points out that this is very urgent not only for China, but also for all maritime countries in the world.