Beijing yesterday attempted to downplay fears about its military might by stressing that its first aircraft carrier will be used for research and training.Thursday, 28 July, 2011, 12:00am
China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group, the mainland's largest privately owned shipyard, is set to deliver at least 35 ships this year out of a total order backlog of 111 vessels worth US$7.1 billion.
'We estimate no less than 35 vessels will be delivered this year,' said Cynthia Zhang Jin from the firm's investor relations division.2 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
The mainland is experiencing difficulty and delays building its first aircraft carrier - a key plank in a military build-up that has raised concerns in the Asia-Pacific region.5 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
A Shanghai shipbuilder has denied reports it will build an aircraft carrier, but analysts say the mainland has made no secret of its desire to develop a 'blue water' navy amid tensions with Taiwan and Japan.1 Jul 2005 - 12:00am
Jiangnan seeking 10 billion yuan to finance move to new home after 140 years on Huangpu River
Shanghai's oldest shipyard will break ground for its new 10 billion yuan home today on Changxing Island after 140 years of building the country's maritime fleet on the banks of the Huangpu River, in the city's centre.3 Jun 2005 - 12:00am
A page in China's industrial and military history turns today when the country's oldest shipyard starts work on its new island home in the mouth of the Yangtze.3 Jun 2005 - 12:00am
China's oldest ship builder, Jiangnan Shipyard, aims to boost production by 200,000 tonnes to 500,000 tonnes by 2000 through restructuring.
The Liberation Daily said the shipyard was given the fuller name Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co in a restructuring exercise approved by the State Commission of Economy and Trade and the China State Shipbuilding Corp.5 Jun 1996 - 12:00am
IMC Holdings is expected to order four bulk carriers, each of 46,000 deadweight tonnes, with Chinese yards soon, according to company officials.
'We are negotiating with Hudong Shipyard and Dalian Shipyard for two orders with each yard,' IMC official Jean Chan said.
The price was being negotiated and the deals were expected to be finalised soon, she said.17 Jan 1996 - 12:00am
SHANGHAI Hai Xing Shipping says it has boosted its fleet with the addition of eight new vessels that cost about 907 million yuan (about HK$816 million) to build.17 Jan 1995 - 12:00am
THE president of the China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC) yesterday thanked the Hong Kong shipping community for supporting China's efforts to join the ranks of the world's top shipbuilding nations.3 Jun 1994 - 12:00am