Guangzhou Shipyard International Company Limited (GSI)
Guangzhou Shipyard International Company Limited (GSI) is a modern shipbuilding company wholly owned by CSSC Offshore & Marine Engineering (Group) Company Limited under the China State Shipbuilding Corporation Group(CSSC).
The past two centuries has witnessed the history of struggles of generations of GSI people from the creation of Guangzhou South Dock by overseas Chinese businessman Mr. Tan Liting in 1914 to the establishment of Guangzhou Shipyard International in 1954, from building of small boats under 100dwt to construction of large vessels over 300,000dwt, from being listed in 1993 to expansion and acquisition in Nansha, GSI never stop striving for the growth and prosperity of national shipbuilding industry.
As the largest base for construction of navy support vessels in South China and a national high tech enterprise with National Technical Center and import and export autonomy, GSI has achieved an annual shipbuilding capacity of 3.5m dwt, and its portfolio of designs cover diverse types of vessels under 400,000dwt in compliance with the rules and regulations of major classification societies worldwide, it has acquired the core technology in a wide range of vessels including MR, AFRA, VLCC, VLOC, high tech and value added ships like Semi Submersible Heavy Lift Vessel(SSHLV), Ro-Ro Passenger, Polar Class Deck Carrier, navy support vessel and specialized vessels.
The company has three factories respectively in Liwan ， Nansha and zhongshan for shipbuilding and offshore unit construction. The Liwan factory is located in Guangzhou City downtown with two 50,000 dwt shipbuilding slipways, one 30,000 dwt shiping slipway, one 60,000 dwt dry dock and a coastline of 1,600 meters. The Nansha factory is located in Longxue Island where is Nansha Free Trade Zone neighboring Hong Kong and Macau, covering an area of 2.53m square meters, equipped with two 300,000 dwt dry docks, four 600 ton gantry cranes, one 900 ton gantry crane ,five VLCC berths, and two 50,000 dwt shipbuilding slipways .The zhongshan factory is located at Onshore Industrial Park of Zhongshan Torch Development Zone with an area of 530,000 square meters and a coastline of 1,200 meters.