As a deep-water offshore equipment designer and builder, Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd (CIMC Raffles) owns
three offshore construction yards located in Yantai, Haiyang and Longkou, employing a total of 3,000 people.
To date, CIMC Raffles has delivered seven deep-water semisubmersible drilling rigs; its current construction
projects account for 21% of global market share. In September 2014, CIMC Raffles was listed on the shipbuilder
whitelist published by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China.
Its high-end deep-water semisubmersible drilling rigs include the GM4-D, which can operate in Arctic water:
its seventh-generation D90 ultra-deep-water semisubmersible drilling rig holds depth records in operation and
drilling. Bulk-delivered jack-ups and production platforms will be operated in Mexico and South East Asia areas,
while its North Sea deep-water rigs have earned six ‘Rig of the Month’ titles from the Norwegian national oil
The company also owns CIMC Offshore Engineering Institute (CIMC OEI), regarded as the national offshore oil
energy drilling rig research centre. Employing 800 engineers, it is the PhD practice base for Harbin Institute of
Technology, Ocean University of China.
In 2013, CIMC Group took over well-known Swedish design company Bassoe Technology (BT), combining CIMC
OEI’s project experience with BT’s comprehensive concept and basic design capabilities, and strengthening Asian-European research methodology.more
Established in 1972, Shanhaiguan Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. started the operation in 1986 and has been engaged in ship
newbuilding since 2000. In June 2016, the shipyard was integrated into Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. (DSIC) and became the
premise 2 of DSIC for ship newbuilding, ship repair and conversion.
It covers a total area of 3,116,000 m2, including 2,088,000 m2 land and 1,028,000 m2 harbor waters. With two ship newbuilding
docks and four ship repairing docks, the yard is engaged in main business of ship repairs & conversions, ship newbuilding and
offshore units engineering & construction as well as repairs/conversions.
Various types of vessel have successfully been repaired or converted in the yard, such as tankers, drilling rigs, bulk carries, general
cargo ships, Ro-Ro ships, container ships, reefer ships, ore carries, floating crane vessel, salvage vessel and offshore supply vessels
Ship newbuilding deliveries cover semi-submersible barge; wind turbine installation vessel; 70,000 tons lift floating dock; 2600 TEU
container ship; 30,000DWT Great Lake Type of bulk carrier; 37,500 DWT bulk carriers; 57000DWT bulk carrier; 76000 DWT bulk
carrier; 82,000 DWT bulk carrier; 93,000DWT bulk carrier; 120,000 DWT bulk carriers 65,000DWT Crude oil tanker, 37,000 DWT
chemical tanker etc.more