The Mulan Shipping Simulation Memorial Center at Shanghai Maritime University

Mulan Shipping Simulation Memorial Center was dedicated on November 8th, 2007, by the donation of Chinese-American Mr. Zhao Xicheng, the chairman of Foremost Group and father of The Honorable Elaine L. Chao.


Visits to SMU

April 2013

The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, sister Angela Chao, Vice Chair of Foremost Group, and father Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chairperson of Foremost Group visited the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Memorial Hall at the Shanghai Maritime University in April 2013. The Chao family met with students and school officials, who thanked the family for their support of the university throughout the years.


January 2012

On January 5, Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chairman of Foremost Shipping Group, and Miss Angela Chao, Deputy Chair of Foremost visited SMU. Prof. Yu Shicheng, SMU President, Prof. Kong Fancun, SMU Vice President and Director of Shanghai Mulan Education Foundation, gave the guests a warm reception. The guests visited the Mulan Maritime Simulation Memorial Center, where they talked over with the students who were attending the navigation simulator and marine engine simulator courses. Later on, the guests went to the office of the Shanghai Mulan Education Foundation and dedicated a bouquet of roses to the portrait of the deceased Ms. Mulan Chu Chao, the wife of Dr. Chao.