For the first time China has produced cruise ship in Shanghai. Actually it is built-in in the shipyard called Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co Ltd. Basically this is the first step for the massive production of this type of ships. So they believe that they can finish the production of this cruise ship until 2023. At this moment it is the second phase through completion. According to available information at this moment it is approximately 55% finished. It is made from 60000 pieces which is actually transformed in 675 larger sections, and 74 major sections. This amazing Chinese cruise ship is 37 m wide and 323 m long. So you can see it is actually really large ship which actually normal for cruise.
Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co Ltd
They have used approximately 12 thousand tons of steel for the construction. So you can see how many hours is spend for assemble and welding, lots of people is working on this ship. At this moment the ship is floating, and it can release remaining stress in the hull. But also at this state it can help to collect all available information to see is everything correctly. Now the construction is entering very critical stage, and they need all workers to join together to the project. So that can carefully elaborate everything and all steps in the future.
Cruise ship in Shanghai
After that they have checked all measured information, and from what they can see everything is just fine in the normal parameters. According to Lei Fanpei, chairman of China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC). CSSC’s Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co Ltd is the first Chinese company which produce large cruise ships. But they also offer effective measuring, and another similar information for the procedure.
It is well-known fact the construction of this kind of ship like cruise ships are giant projects which needs to be carefully taken care. For example it has more than 100 systems, and 20000 sets of equipment. But also more than 20 million components, and parts. So you can see how this project for China is very important.