@article{Bao_Xu_2008, author = {Bao, Junzhong and Xu, Mingqiang}, title = {Examining and Promoting Chinese Seafarer Education and Training}, journal = {TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation}, volume = {2}, number = {1}, pages = {105-109}, year = {2008}, url = {./Article_Examining_and_Promoting_Chinese_Bao,5,79.html}, abstract = {China has potential to become a seafarer supply country for international labour market. The qualification and competency of Chinese seafarers is essential for the relief of the shortage of worldwide officer crew and to reduce human-related sea accidents, to ensure maritime safety and protect marine environment. Chinese seafarer education and training system takes an important role in training Chinese seafarers to be qualified and competent. It is necessary to highlight how the system functions. This paper is going to introduce Chinese MET systems, Seafarer MET Academies, Practice of seafarer MET, Quality Management of Chinese seafarer MET, Continuing Training for Chinese Seafarers in order to promote the national and international communication and cooperation in the shipping industry.}, issn = {2083-6473}, publisher = {Gdynia Maritime University, Faculty of Navigation}, keywords = {Maritime Education and Training (MET), Seafarers, Chinese, Examining, Seafarer's Promoting, International Labour Market, Quality Management, MET System in China, Human Factor (HF)} }