China builds largest shipyard in Dalian

PUBLISHED : Friday, 21 March, 1997, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 21 March, 1997, 12:00am

China has built its largest shipyard with a capacity of 300,000 tonnes in Dalian, a mainland newspaper says.

The shipyard was 365 metres long, 80 metres wide and 12.7 metres deep, Shanghai's Business News said, adding that the yard was equipped with a 900-tonne hoist, the biggest in Asia. It gave no further details.