Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) is a multi-disciplinary college that includes such regions as building, administration, financial matters, law, aesthetic sciences, and science, with an uncommon accentuation on delivery innovation, financial matters and administration. Chinese oceanic training started at Shanghai and became out of the Shipping Section of Shanghai Industrial College established in 1909 (towards the finish of the Qing Dynasty). SMU was set up by the Ministry of Communications in 1959.
As indicated by the college format conformity in Shanghai, and for better administration of development of Shanghai universal transportation focus, Lingang new grounds introduced in 2008. At present the college runs 2 post-doctoral research stations, 19 doctoral projects, 59 graduate degree programs, 45 four year college education projects, and 10 relate degree programs. SMU gloats 10 common and city key research establishments and labs, 1 state-level key train, 5 state-level claims to fame with uncommon components, 9 ecclesiastical or metropolitan key orders, and 17 Shanghai civil "instructive statures". SMU possesses an amphibian preparing focus, the Yufeng Ship, a 10-thousand-ton holder deliver for instructing and temporary position preparing, and a recently manufactured 48-thousand-ton Yangtze handymax mass transporter for educating and entry level position preparing ship, named Yuming ship.
In the MOE assessment of undergrad training in 2004, SMU was granted an "A"(Excellent). At that point in 2006 the SMU English-dialect claim to fame won another "An" in the MOE appraisal. The college has won numerous honors for research including national honors for science and innovation undertakings and honors for logical and mechanical advance over the civil and ecclesiastical level in 2013. SMU by and by comprises of Merchant Marine College, College of Transport and Communications, School of Economics and Management, College of Logistics Engineering (Sino-Dutch Mechanical and Electronic Engineering College), Law School, College of Information Engineering, College of Foreign Languages, College of Ocean Science and Engineering, College of Arts and Sciences, Scientific Research Academy, and so on.
SMU has more than 20,000 full-time understudies, of whom more than 17,000 are students and more than 3,000 are postgraduate understudies. Of the more than 1,000 full-time instructors, 150 are teachers and 58 percent hold a doctorate. Over the previous decades the college has delivered pros of different sorts at different levels for the nation's delivery industry. The graduated understudies are utilized in delivery organizations, port ventures and government establishments.
Deservedly, SMU has been respected as a "support of worldwide transportation experts". SMU has constantly connected much significance to trade and collaboration with abroad foundations, establishments and industry organizations, and has set up close ties with more than 70 establishments in parts of educator correspondence, joint school-running, logical research participation, understudies trade, and so forth, and close contacts with worldwide noted delivering association/foundation, (e.g.) International Maritime Organization, The Baltic and International Maritime Council, Classification society in Norway. SMU has opened up "global class", which draws in understudies of oceanic establishments in USA, Korea, Poland, Russia, German, Ukraine, and so forth.
Affirmed by the Education Ministry of China in 2011, the Bachelor of Science program in Logistics Management, offered by Shanghai Maritime University in a joint effort with Regional Maritime University is interested in candidates from Central and West Africa, which is the spearheading abroad program that can be granted Chinese four year certification among Shanghai colleges. Since 2012, SMU is endorsed to acknowledge the Chinese Government Scholarship understudies, which will be more helpful for advancing the procedure of internationalization of SMU.