China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC), established on July 1, 1999, is an extra-large conglomerate and state-authorized investment institution directly administered by the central government of China. The mainstay of the shipbuilding industry in China, it controls some of the most powerful and renowned shipbuilding and ship-repairing yards, research and design institutes, marine-related equipment manufacturers and trading firms in China.
CSSC’s main business is naval and civil shipbuilding. As for the naval ships, CSSC is capable of building various kinds of warships and auxiliary vessels as well as the related equipment for the Chinese navy, and is considered the backbone of the Chinese navy in terms of its construction. In the field of civil ships, CSSC is adept at building any kinds of modern ships fully complying with the rules and regulations of any classification societies in the world and meeting the requirements of any international general standards and safety conventions. CSSC’s ships are able to travel through any sort of waterway.
CSSC boasts a wide spectrum of products, ranging from conventional oil tankers and bulk carriers to sophisticated state-of-the-art vessels such as LNG carriers, VLCCs, chemical carriers, ro/ro passenger freight ships, large container ships, large LPG carriers, large self-unloading vessels, high speed craft and various civil ships and offshore engineering facilities. CSSC has exported a large number of ships to more than 50 countries and regions.
CSSC strives to expand its non-ship businesses and operations such as ship repair, marine-related equipment manufacture and steel structure fabrication. Currently, CSSC is active in 20-plus fields and sectors such as shipping, aerospace, construction, power generation, petrochemicals, hydraulic engineering, environmental protection, metallurgy, railway and light industry. CSSC has virtually secured a market niche for a number of its key products, such as containers, large-scale steel structures, metallurgical equipment, land-based power generating sets, pressure vessels and B-scanners. In other words, CSSC has already diversified its lines of business into trade, shipping, finance, real estate and bridge construction, among other areas. CSSC has undoubtedly earned a peerless position in shipbuilding circles in China and has emerged as a large-scale enterprise group with fast growth rates in many fields.
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