Founded in 1909, Dalian Maritime University （DMU） is one of the largest and best maritime universities and is the only key maritime institution under the Ministry of Transport, China. DMU enjoys a high reputation internationally as an excellent center of maritime education and training as recognized by International Maritime Organization. DMU has 7 Post-doctoral Research Centers, 6 Primary Discipline Doctoral Programs, 32 Subordinate Discipline Doctoral Programs, 18 Primary Discipline Master’s Programs, 97 Subordinate Discipline Master’s Programs, and 51 undergraduate programs. DMU now consists of 19 teaching and research institutions, including Navigation College, Marine Engineering College, Information Science and Technology College, Transportation and Management College, Environmental Science and Engineering College, Transportation Equipments and Ocean Engineering College, Law School, Foreign Languages College, Public Management and Humanities College, Department of Mathematics, Department of Physics, etc. The current student population has risen to approximately 20000. Up to now, more than 90000 advanced professionals have been educated and trained at DMU, most of which have become the backbone of China’s shipping industry.