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Month: May 2015

President Xi Jinping visits Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard

President Xi Jinping at Changhong 2

On 26 May 2015 President Xi made a visit to the Zhoushan Province in order to investigate the current development and future opportunities in Zhoushan.

In that respect he visited the biggest facility in China, Changhong International, which combines shipbuilding, repair and ship recycling.

Mr. Li, owner of the two largest ship recycling yards in the world, including the one in Zhoushan that applied for EU approval for green recycling, showed the President around the yard.  Viewing the yard on the floating dock in the shipbuilding area Mr. Li was able to inform him that the ship recycling capacity in this yard amounted to 1.5 million LT (lightweight).

Next to his visit to Zhoushan Changhong International the president also visited the urban planning exhibition hall, oil reserve bases and local farmers in the province.