Satellite images show the expansion of Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai over the past year. Photo: CSIS/ChinaPower/Maxar Technologies and Airbus via Reuters

Satellite images show China is expanding shipyard ‘to build more aircraft carriers’

  • Washington-based think tank CSIS believes hull assembly of Type 002 warship should be finished within 12 months
  • Vessel would then be moved to a newly built harbour and wharf for fitting
Topic |   China military

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Satellite images show the expansion of Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai over the past year. Photo: CSIS/ChinaPower/Maxar Technologies and Airbus via Reuters
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Liu Zhen

Liu Zhen

Liu Zhen joined the Post in 2015 as a reporter on the China desk. She previously worked with Reuters in Beijing.