160 year history leads to China’s largest shipbuilding workshop
CSSC Guangzhou Huangpu Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of the China State Shipbuilding Corporation, is the main manufacturing base for navy vessels, specialised ship engineering and offshore engineering in the south of China.
Established in 1851, and with over 160 years of experience, Huangpu Shipbuilding is committed to being a first-class Offshore Engineering equipment base. The company built its first jack-up drilling platform over thirty years ago and has now developed to build specialist vessels including a 3000m deep-water engineering survey vessel and the largest 50000t semi-submersible heavy lift vessel in Asia.
Huangpu Shipyard has two main production areas at its disposal; the first on Changzhou Island, in the south-eastern part of Guangzhou city, next to the world-famous “Huangpu Military Academy” and Guangzhou University City. Occupying an area of approximately 700,000 square metres with more than 3,000 metres of waterfront, a 900-metre wharf with a draft of 6-9 metres, it boasts the largest indoor shipbuilding workshop in the south of China. The onsite floating dock has a lift capacity of 12,000 tons and is equipped with a digital plasma cutting machine, cold frame bending machine, 120 tons crane and 150 tons flat trunk. The Changzhou site also houses a strong technical research department and an advanced 3D ship design facility.
Huangpu Shipyard’s Longxue production area is located in Longxue Island, Nansha district of Guangzhou, adjacent to Hong Kong and Macao. The Longxue site occupies an area of approximately 1,180,000 square metres with 3,500m of waterfront, an 1,800m wharf, and 100,000 dwt shipbuilding capacity.
To find out more, visit Seawork Asia this November and meet the team from CSSC Guangzhou Huangpu Shipbuilding Co.,Ltd on stand H05 and H06.