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Pengfei  Zhang

Pengfei Zhang Capt

Lecturer

School of Maritime Science and Engineering

023 8201 6785 ext. 6785 Room no. RM309

Biography

Pengfei started his maritime profession as a Deck Cadet and worked up to the position as a Master Mariner. He also worked in a shipbuilding yard, a ship management company and a ship recycling yard. As such, he had the opportunities to witness the full spectrum of ship operations, which enables him to think from different perspectives of maritime related matters.

Pengfei is a qualified and experienced Class 1 Master Mariner with management experience on ships and in port operations, he worked as assistant to chairman in a shipping group, in charge of legal affairs and shipping business. After that, he has taught as a lecturer in Shanghai Maritime University (SMU).

In 2011-2012, he was delegated to supervise the construction of a 48000DWT training ship for SMU, the largest training ship in the world. He is also a qualified PRC lawyer (People's Republic of China), and he has practised as a maritime lawyer in Shanghai AllBrights Law offices since 2008, specialising in shipbuilding and financing, ship collisions and SNP disputes. Now he is doing a PhD research project on Maritime Labour Convention 2006 and seafarers’ rights protection.

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