Zhoushan focuses on building a smart marine application demonstration base and a marine electronic information industrial base, as well as a national marine data center in the city. A marine data comprehensive service platform and an application platform are also under construction.
It also puts emphasis on fostering marine big-data technology, marine satellite communications technology, vessel electronics manufacturing, and ocean exploration instruments and equipment manufacturing.
In 2016, the total income of enterprises above designated size was nearly 3 billion yuan ($435.02 million) and the value-added of the industry totaled 1.89 billion yuan.
Up to 2017, there were approximately 500 marine electronic information enterprises with nearly 10,000 employees in the city. Characterized by satellite communications and navigation, marine electronic components and new energy electronics, the marine electronic information industry is taking effect in various areas.
A number of smart marine application and demonstration projects were initiated by the city government, such as the Marine Big-data Center, the Ocean Satellite Network and the Smart Fishery Service Platform.
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