Between November 29 and December 3, Mr. Lu Ziyou Chairman of CSSC Chengxi Shipyard and his delegation visited Türkiye for active newbuilding, repair and conversion projects of Turkish Ship Owners and Managers.
The visit was organised by OKT Shipping Ltd., the sole agent of CSSC Chengxi Shipyard in Türkiye. OKT Shipping and Chengxi have a long-term successful cooperation and OKT Shipping succesfully represents CSSC Chengxi Shipyard in Turkey since its establishment.
OKT Shipping Ltd. is the Turkey’s Leading Provider of Integrated Shipyard & Shipping Services. The company creates a fertile environment for worldwide ship owners and shipyards as well as finance institutions with about 30 years of experience in Istanbul, Turkey. Main focus is to bring together connections, know-how and expertise through the following services:
- Representation of Turkish & Worldwide Shipyards
- Shipbrokerage (NB / Sale & Purchase / Demolition)
- Research & Marine Consultancy
- Site Team Supervision in China & Turkey
Chengxi Shipyard Chairman Mr. Lu Ziyou and his team and Mr. Osman Kaya Turan, Managing Director from OKT Shipping Ltd. addressed the meetings respectively, expressing their expectations of further and more extensive collaboration as strategic partners with Turkish Shipowners. Chengxi team also gave the information on the following issues and discussed the possible and active projects with Turkish clients;
- Chengxi Design Bulk Carrier & MR Tanker Newbuilding Projects & Other Newbuilding Activities
- Chengxi – Repair Activities & References
- Chengxi Rotor Sail & Air Lubrication Retrofits (some of them designed by Chengxi)
- Chengxi non-marine products
Chengxi Shipyard Co. Ltd. is one of the largest and oldest (since 1973) new building and ship repair enterprises under CSSC (China State Shipbuilding Corporation). The company specializes in new building and ship repair, steel construction as well as offshore engineering, lifting gears, crane and mechanical-electric equipment manufacture. The headquarter of Chengxi Shipyard Co., Ltd is located alongside the south bank of Yangtze River in Jiangyin, Jiangsu Province, eighty nautical miles away from Yangtze River Estuary in Mid China near of Shanghai.
It has an annual capacity of building more than seventeen vessels of various types up to kamsarmax vessel, repairing and converting 200 vessels of various types up to 200,000 dwt, steel structure manufacturing of 200,000 tons and wind turbine tower fabricating about 500 sets.
Chengxi Shipyard always focuses on high quality and efficiency of the shipbuilding, engaged in the core competitiveness of technology and products, the main products already cover three mainstream ship types of Bulk Carrier, Feeder Container and MR tanker, other special shipping market products, such as self-unloading vessels, Bitumen carrier, Chemical tanker, heavy lift MPV, Wood chip carrier etc.
The company is well known in the international ship repair market and also enjoys a good reputation. It has established long standing business relationship with shipping companies from over fifty foreign countries and regions and was highly acclaimed as “a five-star shipyard“. It has annual capacity of repairing about 200 ships of various types. In recent years, relying on technology innovation, the company devoted itself to the specialized ship’s repair and large scale conversions which has high technical content and high added value, including self-unloading vessel/transfer station conversion, FPSO repair, containership elongation projects, Ro-Ro/Passenger Carrier conversion, reconstruction of sea-damaged containership, Cement Carrier conversion, Livestock Carrier Conversion, Juice carrier conversion, energy-efficiency & eco-designed optimization project, open-hatch general vessel jumboizing project, accommodation vessel conversion from containership, LPG/LNG repair, VLOC REPAIR, semi-submersible ship repair, scientific research ship repair, and offshore engineering vessel repair/conversion etc., making Chengxi more competitive with different capability and special commercial strength.
The non-marine business features the steel structure manufacturing, which is mainly engaged in wind turbine tower manufacturing at home and abroad. Based on the non-marine products, the company also devotes itself actively to the construction of floating dock, pontoon jetty, self-propelled floating crane, expanding the business including scrubber retrofit equipment, incinerators, derusting equipment, pressure vessel, oil pipelines, and oil/gas module etc. As one of the earliest manufacturers engaged in wind tower products since the year of 2003, Chengxi has become a high-end oriented industrial representative of large-scale wind tower manufacturing with two production bases, fourteen production lines, possessing an annual production capability of 500 sets and an accumulative performance of having delivered 6,500 sets so far.
Should you have any requirements for new buildings, repairs and retrofits at CSSC Chengxi Shipyard, OKT Shipping is at your disposal any time and open to discuss.
OKT Shipping currently represents around 60 reputable yards in 40 countries inc. China and Turkey and has also partners in 20 countries.