THE MARINTIME EXECUTIVE | China Shipbuilding Corporation and DNV signed a new joint agreement designed to support the development of a new generation of ships and offshore engineering. China Shipbuilding’s Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) will work with the classification society on an R&D project to develop a new smart ship project and a 3,500-ton heavy crane.
China Shipbuilding said in the statement announcing the new project that through its Big Ship Group it is working to expand its competitiveness in the high-tech fields serving global ship owners. The Big Ship Group is focused on the development of intelligent and new technologies for the shipbuilding company’s core products that include large oil tankers, container ships, bulk carriers, and high-standard offshore engineering facilities. DSIC has been working to grow its international business seeking clients in the Middle East and the oil industry.
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