Category Archives: Ship Building

Guanxin shipyard

Since earlier this month I have a new job. I work as a Project Manager for Sea Trucks Group. On the pictures below, some impressions of my new work place. It’s the shipyard of Guanxin Shipbuilding & Heavy Industry, and … Continue reading

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China’s shipyards on the brink

From South China Morning Post: Welder Zhang fires up his blowtorch and looks up at the towering, 8,800-tonne oil tanker that is likely to be his last job at Qiligang Shipbuilding. Barring a miracle, the 50-year-old will soon join the … Continue reading

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17 million RMB yacht sinks immediately after christening

Found on chinaSMACK, no comment: http://www.chinasmack.com/2011/stories/17-million-rmb-luxury-boat-sinks-immediately-after-christening.html

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Marintec 2007, Shanghai.

From November 27 – 30 Shanghai will host the bi-annual Marintec exhibition again. The Marintec 2007 will be held in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Pudong. Since the first exhibition in 1981, the Marintec has been steadily growing. … Continue reading

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North-East China trip

Last week I went to visit shipyards in North-East China, together with two of my colleagues from Shanghai. On Tuesday, day 1 we flew from Shanghai to Yantai in Shandong province. Yantai is famous for its wine and fruit, like … Continue reading

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China ship building. Will the boom continue?

It’s been a good week so far. Not as busy with new incoming orders as usual, because a lot of our customers are still enjoying their summer holidays. But our workshop and field service engineers did not have an idle … Continue reading

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China Ship Building Summit 2007

In the Sheraton Hotel, Shanghai on October 18 & 19. Quite interesting topics and speakers this time, and a good opportunity to meet new and interesting people in the maritime industry. china-ship-building-summit-2007.pdf

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