June 6th to 8th, the 2013 Championship of Seafarers Skill Contest of Shandong Province was successfully held in
on the theme of “improving the seafarer qualifications and building a powerful seafaring province.” Present at the opening ceremony were Mr. Yuan Zong-xiang, Director General of Shandong MSA, Mr. Fan He-lin, Party Secretary of Shandong MSA, Mr. Zhang Jir-ping, Vice Director General of Shandong MSA and Mr. Ma Gui-chuan, Party Secretary and President of QMC.
This contest is hosted by Shandong MSA, with assistance of Shandong Committee of China Seafarers Union, Shandong Seafarers Academy, Shandong Seafarers Service Association and undertaken by
. 200 contestants from 7 shipping companies and 10 maritime institutions from Shandong Province participated in the competition of the seafaring skills of Bridge Resource Management, Passage Planning, Engine Room Resource Management, Trouble Removing of Dynamic Pipe System, Boat Maneuvering, Integrated Nautical Skills and Integrated Marine Engineering Skills, etc.
QMC team took the crown in total scores with its excellent special knowledge and practical skills. Yang Guang-kai, Liang Hui-chen and Zhao Ming-guang won the first, second and third prizes in Integrated Nautical Skills and Han Dong-hai, Sang Zhen-xing and Zeng Xian-zhe won the first, second and third prizes in Integrated Marine Engineering Skills.
The 17 teams that participated in the contests represent the excellent shipping companies and maritime institutions and are the highest level of the seafarers of
. The contest also builds a platform for the exchange and cooperation of the shipping companies and maritime institutions.