On March 25, 2016, Shanghai Zhonggu Shipping and Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard signed a 2500 TEU container ship construction contract. Xia Guoqing, General Manager, Zhang Jiangang, vice general manager of Zhonggu Shipping, and Dai Jiming, president of Changhong International Shipyard, attended the contact signing ceremony.
It is understood that the Shanghai Shipping Group is based on the coastal container shipping as its main platform, other supporting industries for the extension of the integrated enterprise group. To provide maritime container transport services as a basis for extending to a variety of multimodal transport services, including Jianghai transport, water-water transit, land and sea transport, sea and railway transport, and to provide customized services for major companies. The Group has more than 60 ships, over one million tons capacity, comprehensive coverage of domestic routes in coastal regions, the total container throughput in the ports in the country of over 300 million TEU.
This being built 2500 TEU container ship has a total length 179.9 meters, 32.18 meters width, depth of 16 meters, classified by China Classification Society, will start the construction in the coming months. This laid the foundation for long-term cooperation, and greatly encouraged employees’ morale.