China's shipbuiders launch new platforms for aquaculture tourism

(10/25/19)

The potential of China’s vast tourism industry as a prop for the aquaculture sector has pitted two of the country’s giant shipbuilding firms against each other in competition to build ocean viewing platforms for seafood companies.

Shanhai Guan (Qinghuangdao) Shipbuilding Co., a unit of the state owned SINOTRANS & CSC Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (known for building a replica of the Titanic), has just completed two “floating fishery viewing” platforms for a joint venture of Qinhuangdao Hai Dong Qing Foodstuffs Co .and the Qinhuangdao Fan Xing Cultural & Travel Co.

With a processing capacity for 11,000 tons of shellfish per year, Hai Dong Qing has advertised its new venture to.......................................................


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