China Leads Shipbuilding World-Wide

Monday, January 24, 2011

According to a report from The National, at China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) yard in Tanggu, a coastal town an hour by fast train from Beijing, the BBC Fuji is taking shape, a 390.5-ft multi-purpose heavy-lifter vessel. CSIC is China's biggest shipbuilder and China makes more ships than any other country in the world. In the first six months of last year, the dragon economy delivered vessels totaling 22.7 million deadweight tonnage (DWT), compared with 18.3 million DWT for the second-placed South Korea.

(Source: The National)

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