300,000DWT TANKERS CONTRACT HIGHLIGHTS CHINA'S DRIVE FOR THE WEST..

SUBTITLE: ESTABLISHED IN 1990, DALIAN NEW SHIPYARD IS THE MAJOR FOCUS FOR CHINA'S COLOSSAL INVESTMENT IN MODERN NEWBUILDING CAPACITY-1.25 BILLION DOLLARS PER YEAR-IN THE NATION'S AIM TO BECOME THE WORLD'S LEADING SHIPBUILDER. ONE RESULT OF THAT INVESTMENT IS DALIAN'S NEW 80M WIDE BUILDING DOCK, OPENED IN 1996 AND NOW BEING USED TO BUILD FIVE DNV-CLASSED, 300,000DWT VLCCS FOR IRAN.

Language

  • English

Media Info

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Shipyards
  • Geographic Terms: China
  • Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Terminals and Facilities;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00905296
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University, Evanston
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Apr 12 2001 12:00AM