Qingdao Shipyard Co., Ltd.
Qingdao Yangfan Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Qingdao Shipyard Co., Ltd. was established in 2010, based on the formerly state-owned shipyard in Qingdao, founded in 1949. Qingdao Shipyard Co Ltd and Qingdao Yangfan Shipbuilding Co Ltd were established from the reorganization of the former state-owned factory Qingdao Shipyard, which was established in 1949. At present, Qingdao Shipyard Co Ltd aims at the manufacturing of military vessels, while Qingdao Yangfan Shipbuilding Co Ltd focuses on civil vessels and marine equipment. These are not to be confused with Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (BSIC), established in 1898, and at present one of the large key shipyards under the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC).
The company was established on the bases of the state-owned Qingdao Shipyard after its restructuring and reorganization in 2008, consisting of Qingdao Yangfan Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and Qingdao Shipyard Co., Ltd. It’s capable of building all types of offshore support vessels, bulk carriers / multi-purpose vessels up to 20,000 DWT and commercial vessels up to 300,000 DWT. The company’s shareholders are made up of two parts, of which Beijing Jianlong Heavy Industry Group Co., Ltd. holds 70% of total shares, Qingdao Huatong State-owned Capital Operation (Group) Co., LTD. holds 30% of the total shares.
Shipbuilding base covers an area of 1,200 acres, has a size of two dry docks, outfitting quay 1100 m, annual steel processing capacity of 200,000 tons, the annual shipbuilding capacity of 1.5 million dwt. It is mainly engaged in the businesses of shipbuilding, ship-repairing and conversion, building of and repairing off-shore projects, building of large-size steel structures, designing and building of GRP boats and relative davits. Its ship-repairing and conversion services include repairing projects of offshore engineering; special painting projects for cargo holds and ballast-water; maintenance and repair of adjustable propellers; maintenance and repair services for specialized superchargers; hot painting and spraying; renovation of worn parts and boilers; repairing of hydraulic systems and speed governors; and repairing of communication and navigation systems.
The company has the ISO9001-2008 quality management system and occupational health and safety management system. The main products includes large carriers, offshore support vessels, tugboats, tourist ships, official ships, engineering ships, warships. The company has established long term strategic relationship with the principal domestic ship owner such as Sinopec, CNPC, China National Offshore Oil Corp., China Communication Group, its foreign partner includes ship owners from Japan, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Italy and other countries. With the solid foundation laid in past sixty years and more than 500 ships building experience, the company was injected into new vitality through reorganization and introduction of new equipments and production methods.
The shipbuilding industry in Shandong province is large in scale, but not yet competitive and strong compared to world leading shipbuilders. The biggest hurdle for further development at the moment lies on the lack of self-dependent R&D and innovation capabilities in construction of entire ships and ship accessories. The foreign shipbuilders invested in Shandong are taking the advantage of low labor cost and other low costs for instance land use cost and environmental production cost. Most of them only produce vessel blocks instead of entire vessels, or just produce small to medium sized vessels with low technologies in Shandong province.
Therefore, the general manufacturing level of local shipbuilders is still very low. Foreign shipbuilders always complete the design and R&D work outside China. Meanwhile, the new standards and regulations in world shipbuilding industry have higher and stricter requirements to ships on engineering, safety, emission control, etc., and local shipbuilders and R&D teams are still weak about industrial know-how and R&D capabilities. Key components and supporting accessories rely on import. The localization rate of marine equipment on exported vessels in Shandong province remains below 40 percent, compared to 85 percent in Korea and 97.8 percent in Japan. Over 80 percent exported large vessels of over 10,000 DWT require foreign brand marine diesels and automation systems.
- Hydrographic Survey Vessel (HSV43 4300T), which will have an overall length of 100.9 m and a displacement of 4,300 tons. The vessel will have a helicopter landing deck on its stern and be equipped with four 12.7 mm machine guns.
- 85 meter Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV85) which will have a displacement of 2,080 tons. This will have a helicopter landing pad and could be equipped with a main gun of up to 76 mm.
- 60 meter Inshore Patrol Vessel (IPV60) with a displacement of 1,000 tons. This vessel will carry four 12.7mm machine guns and a Reutech Solutions 20 mm Super Rogue turret.
Ghana ordered two 46 meter patrol vessels 13 October 2011 from China’s Poly Technologies Incorporated as part of a larger drive to modernise its navy. In September 2008 Ghana signed a US$39.86 million contract with Poly Technologies Incorporated (PTI) for the two vessels. Construction began at China’s Qingdao Shipyard [not Quigdao] in May 2009 after PTI received an initial US$8.48 million payment. The boats, named Chemle and Ehoo, were launched on 01 April 2011 and commissioned during a visit to Beijing by Smith in June 2011.
Cameroon's Navy has a requirement for a force of modern patrol boats to conduct patrol operations, prevent smuggling, piracy, and economic sabotage in Cameroons’s territorial waters. An agreement was signed with China’s Poly Technologies to acquire two 46 m Snake Class Patrol Vessels specifically for the Ghana Navy for maritime protection duties. The government seeks to improve defensive capabilities so that it can offer more effective protection of the nation’s maritime resources and newly discovered offshore oil reserves.
|Vessel Type||Patrol Vessel||coast guard vessel||Inshore Patrol Vessel||Offshore Patrol Vessel|
|Builder||China Poly Group|
|Displ. Tons||300||300t||1,000 tons||2,080 tons|
|Length||46m (150.9ft)||54.30m||60 meters||85 meter|
|Range||700 nm at 15 knots||1200 n-mile|
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Type 344 for 76mm gun.
|Aviation||helicopter landing pad|
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