CHINA Shanghai celebrates National Maritime Day

CHINA

Shanghai celebrates National Maritime Day

People's Daily app

14:21, July 12, 2018

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Shanghai celebrated National Maritime Day on Wednesday. Tourists were able to visit a modern ship and learned about operations. (Photo: Xinhua)

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National Maritime Day commemorates the first voyage of Zheng He, a famed mariner, explorer, and fleet admiral during the Ming Dynasty.

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The exhibition highlights Shanghai as a world-class shipping center. In recent years, Shanghai has rapidly developed its shipping industry.

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Children can try out telescopes and ship controls. The exhibition encourages young people to make a career in the boating industry.

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Children try out the steering wheel of the ship.

(Compiled by Wang Zitong)

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