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The First Sino-Algeria Luxury Ro/ro Passenger Vessel Project Startup


On September 21st,the company officially launched the project of 1800(passenger)/600(car) luxury ro-ro passenger vessel built for Algeria ENTMV company Mr. Ahcene Boukhelfa, the ambassador to China of Algeria and Mr. Ahcene Grairia, the general manager of ENTMV and Chen Ji, the general manager of GSI, as well as other leaders attended the ceremony.
It is understood that the ship will start construction at the end of November 2018 and is expected to be delivered by the end of August 2020. The design of this vessel has a length of 199.9 meters, a width of 30 meters, a design draft of 6.7 meters and a speed of 24 knots. After the ship was built, it mainly traveled to and from the port between Algeria and France and Spain.
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Algeria. The project belongs to the project under the framework of President Bouteflika of Algeria. It aims to develop Algeria's transportation and shipping fleet strength. It is the first luxury ro-ro passenger vessel cooperation project between China and Algeria. It is also an important cooperation between China and Algeria in the development of marine economy and shipping industry. It is also the company's implementation of the “One Belt, One Road” initiative. It is an important measure to promote the industrial docking between China and Algeria and assist the development of the Maritime industry in Algeria.
It is reported that the detailed design of the project is handled by SINODANE Co., Ltd. As the first ship design company in China to design luxury ro-ro passenger vessel and luxury passenger ships, the launch of the project marks an important step for the Chinese ship design industry to the luxury ro-ro passenger vessel design field.

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