China Ranked 3rd with 12 Million DWT in 2005

Thursday, January 12, 2006
China’s shipbuilding capacities have reached 12 million dead weight tonnages (DWT) in 2005, up 36 percent year-on-year, to be ranked third largest worldwide, according to the Commission of Science Technology and Industry for National Defense, as reported by The commission said China received record high shipbuilding orders of 15 million DWT last year. The sales revenue of all the country’s shipbuilding companies reached a total of about $12 billion with an industry profit of more than $371.6 million and a ship export value of more than $4 billion. China State Shipbuilding Corporation and China Shipbuilding Industry Corp., one of the country’s biggest conglomerates in the industry, built 5 million and 3 million DWT of ships respectively in 2005. (Source:
Maritime Reporter October 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds


Groundwork Begins on Successor Subs in UK

Groundwork has started on the renovation of a central shipyard complex that be used for outfitting future Royal Navy Successor submarines, British Forces News said.

Icon Terminates Shipbuilding Contract

Icon Offshore Bhd and its partner FOB Swath Malaysia A/S have agreed to terminate their shipbuilding contract with Denmark-based Danish Yachts AS.    Icon-FOB

Ulstein Debuts DP Construction Vessel

With the ULSTEIN S182 design, ULSTEIN introduces a new dynamically positioned multipurpose construction vessel suitable for shallow water operations. Main design

Coast Guard

20 Nations Reinforce their Commitment to Fight Piracy

Senior officers from Australia and 19 other nations attended the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP)

USCG Repatriates 12 Migrants

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence repatriated 12 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Saturday. While on routine patrol a Coast Guard aircraft

Re-Drawal of High Risk Area in Indian Ocean

The International bodies have agreed to India’s efforts to push back the High Risk Area (HRA) from 78 degrees East longitude to the 65 degrees East longitude.

Maritime Contracts Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.1571 sec (6 req/sec)