Tricon Marine Breaks Ground on Chinese Yard

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

The luxury yachting industry is set to enter a new era of quality and cost efficiency in the unlikeliest of places.  U.S. based Tricon Marine, a high quality builder of FRP/Composite luxury yachts up to 180 feet long, recently broke ground on China’s first and only North American-owned and operated shipyard.  The new facility will allow Tricon to offer its discriminating clientele of OEM manufacturers and custom yacht end users the highest quality design and construction at unprecedented value.
Located just outside the city of in ’s province, Tricon’s 55,000 sq. meter state-of-the-art facility is designed to operate at the highest American and European standards of craftsmanship, cleanliness and security. An initial $8-million investment is budgeted for Phase I with a total investment of $21-million over five years.
Production and employee training began in early-2007 on a 88 foot high-performance offshore vessel at Tricon’s temporary facility adjacent to its new yard-in-construction. The new shipyard is expected to be fully functional by August, 2008.  At full capacity, the yard will be the largest for composite yacht construction in with a production capacity of 16 yachts indoor and in-water work on two additional yachts up to 55 meters in length at its pier. The company will be able complete up to $60 million in work per year depending on the size of the yachts under construction.

Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

HMS Prince of Wales Delivery Begins

A huge section of hull for HMS Prince of Wales, the second aircraft carrier being delivered to the Royal Navy, has today departed BAE Systems in Glasgow on a 600-mile

Gondan to Build Spanish Patrol Boats

Gondan Shipyard has recently signed a contract with the Guardia Civil, Spain’s Civil Guard, for the building of two patrol boats. The aluminum and fiber (PRFV ) vessels will measure 20.

ABS to Class the World's First CNG Ship

ABS announced it has been chosen to class the world's first compressed natural gas (CNG) carrier ordered by Pelayaran Bahtera Adhiguna, a subsidiary of Indonesia's

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1205 sec (8 req/sec)