Shipbuilding Corporation and DNV signed a new joint agreement designed to
support the development of a new generation of ships and offshore engineering.
China Shipbuilding’s Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) will work with
the classification society on an R&D project to develop a new smart ship
project and a 3,500-ton heavy crane.
Shipbuilding said in the statement announcing the new project that through its
Big Ship Group it is working to expand its competitiveness in the high-tech
fields serving global ship owners. The Big Ship Group is focused on the
development of intelligent and new technologies for the shipbuilding company’s
core products that include large oil tankers, container ships, bulk carriers,
and high-standard offshore engineering facilities. DSIC has been working to
grow its international business seeking clients in the Middle East and the oil
DSIC notes that it will have access to
DNV’s advantages in cutting-edge technologies
the joint development project, DSIC notes that it will have access to DNV’s
advantages in cutting-edge technologies including artificial intelligence,
unmanned intelligent ships, ECO, and environmental protection technology.
the two organizations have undertaken other joint projects, including a joint
development project announced in 2018 for a new 23,000 TEU LNG fueled
ultra-large container vessel (ULCV).
Shipbuilding group coordinating with the
government, shipowners… to overcome the adverse effects of the epidemic
contract signing took place during a video conference between Oslo, Dalian, and
Shanghai, with China shipbuilding saying, “While the shipbuilding group is
accelerating the recovery of its production, it is also actively coordinating
with the government, shipowners and overseas equipment suppliers to overcome
the adverse effects of the epidemic.”