On November 4, Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, officially signed relevant ship delivery documents with CSSC Cruise Technology Development Co., Ltd. and its affiliated Aida Cruise Co., Ltd., and the first domestically produced large cruise ship "Aida... "Modu Hao" was named and delivered, and operational preparations were fully launched. Fan Jinshi, winner of the national honorary title of "Outstanding Contributor to Cultural Relics Protection" and honorary president of the Dunhuang Academy, served as the ambassador for the launch of China's first large-scale cruise ship, naming the "Ada·Magic City" and launching the champagne bottle-throwing ceremony. So far, the first domestic large-scale cruise ship "Aida·Modu" has been successfully named and delivered after eight years of scientific research and five years of design and construction.
Jin Zhuanglong, Secretary of the Party Leadership Group and Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Zhang Yuzhuo, Secretary and Director of the Party Committee of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, Wang Dongwei, Member of the Party Leadership Group and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Finance, Xin Guobin, Member of the Party Leadership Group and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Member of the Standing Committee of the Shanghai Municipal Committee and Secretary of the Pudong New Area District Committee Zhu Zhisong, Chen Jie, Vice Mayor of Shanghai and Secretary of the Baoshan District Party Committee, Wang Zhiqing, Party Secretary and Chairman of China Eastern Airlines Group Co., Ltd., Chen Yin, Party Secretary and Chairman of China Tourism Group Co., Ltd., China Baowu Steel Group Hou Angui, deputy secretary of the party committee and general manager of the company, Guo Dacheng, president of the China Shipbuilding Industry Association, some party group members of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, and external directors attended the naming and delivery ceremony. Wen Gang, Secretary of the Party Leadership Group and Chairman of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, attended the ceremony and delivered a speech. Yang Jincheng, Deputy Secretary of the Party Leadership Group and General Manager of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, presided over the ceremony.
Jin Zhuanglong pointed out in his speech that under the strong leadership of the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core, after eight years of scientific research and five years of design and construction, the "Aida·Modu" was successfully developed and delivered, which is a sign of promoting new industrialization. The major achievements are an important milestone in the construction of a strong shipbuilding country. We will explore a development path for the cruise industry that focuses on China, open cooperation, collaborative innovation, and global support. In order to comprehensively improve my country's high-tech ship design and construction capabilities, we will accelerate the development of the cruise industry. A solid foundation has been laid for the construction of a strong shipbuilding and manufacturing country. The cruise industry is an industry deeply integrated with advanced manufacturing and modern service industries. The industry chain is long, strong in driving force, and highly internationalized. We must keep in mind General Secretary Xi Jinping’s earnest instructions to “build our own cruise ships.” We must thoroughly implement the spirit of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, implement the spirit of the National Conference on Promotion of New Industrialization, give full play to my country's complete industrial system and ultra-large market advantages, and continue to strive to promote the cruise industry to the world's first-class level.
Zhang Yuzhuo pointed out in his speech that China State Shipbuilding Corporation has always kept in mind General Secretary Xi Jinping’s entrustment, resolutely shouldered the important task of developing the cruise industry, overcame difficulties and forged ahead with courage, worked hard, and forged a sword in 10 years to promote our country. The development of cruise ships has achieved a major breakthrough from scratch, promoting the comprehensive improvement of my country's shipbuilding industry from design and construction to supporting supply capabilities, and taking a landmark step for the high-quality development of my country's cruise industry. It is hoped that China State Shipbuilding Corporation will take today's naming and delivery ceremony as a new starting point, continue to promote the construction of large-scale cruise projects, accelerate the construction of the cruise industry ecosystem, and make new and greater contributions to the development of my country's shipbuilding industry. The State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council will fully support the high-quality development of the cruise industry and the shipbuilding industry, promote China's cruise industry to achieve great leaps and great development, promote my country's shipbuilding industry to achieve new progress and new improvements.
Chen Jie said in his speech that with the care and deployment of the Party Central Committee and the State Council, and with the strong support of relevant national ministries and commissions, Shanghai has made every effort to serve and ensure the research of the national large-scale cruise project, and actively builds the design, construction, supporting and supporting services for large-scale cruise ships. Operate a development system for the entire industry chain and focus on improving the resilience and safety level of the cruise industry chain and supply chain. Shanghai will fully implement the decisions and arrangements of the Party Central Committee and the State Council, further promote the construction of an international shipping center and China’s cruise tourism development demonstration zone, help the high-quality development of the cruise industry.
Wen Gang said in his speech that General Secretary Xi Jinping personally witnessed the signing of domestic large-scale cruise project twice, which gave us great encouragement and encouragement. China State Shipbuilding Corporation will take the naming and delivery of the large-scale cruise ship "Aida·Modu" as an opportunity to continue to enhance its cruise design and construction supporting capabilities, strive to build a modern cruise industry system that is independent, controllable, safe, reliable, and internationally competitive. Promote the high-quality development of my country's cruise industry, lead the shipbuilding industry to comprehensively promote new industrialization, continuously enhance core competitiveness and core functions, give full play to the role of scientific and technological innovation, industrial control and safety support, strive to realize national strategies, and contribute to the construction of a strong country and the nation. make greater contributions to the revival.
The naming and delivery of China's first large-scale cruise ship marks China's once again success in seizing the crown jewel of the world's shipbuilding industry. my country has become the only country in the world that currently builds aircraft carriers, large-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, and large-scale cruise ships at the same time. In a landmark step from a major shipbuilding country to a powerful shipbuilding country, my country State Shipbuilding Corporation has become the fourth shipbuilding group in the world to successfully design and build large cruise ships.
General Office of the CPC Central Committee, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, China Central Radio and Television, Shanghai Municipal Party Committee, Municipal Government and relevant commissions and offices Bureau, Shanghai Huangpu District, Pudong New Area, Baoshan District, Hongkou District Committee and District Government, Shanghai Supervision Bureau of the Ministry of Finance, Shanghai Supervision Bureau of the State Financial Supervision and Administration, Shanghai Headquarters of the People's Bank of China, central enterprises, financial institutions and universities Representatives, representatives of domestic and foreign partners in the cruise industry chain attended the naming and delivery ceremony.
Large-scale cruise ships are known as masters in the industrial field. They are highly systematic and integrated giant system projects that condense the crystallization of modern industry and culture and art. They are a concentrated expression of the country's comprehensive strength in manufacturing and scientific and technological levels. They are the only ones in my country's shipbuilding industry. There is no high-tech ship that has conquered and achieved a delivery record.
On November 6, 2018, at the first China International Import Expo, a cooperative design and construction contract for the 135,500 gross ton Vista-class cruise ship was officially signed, and the project was officially launched.
As the No. 1 project of China State Shipbuilding Corporation to promote technological innovation, transformation and upgrading, and high-quality development, in order to comprehensively promote and implement large-scale cruise engineering projects, China State Shipbuilding Corporation has established a cruise industry development leading group to build a cruise industry platform, and has established a cruise industry platform with partners. Professional cruise management and design company. In accordance with the management model of major national science and technology projects, we will strengthen collaboration between internal and external units of the group, strengthen international exchanges, and build a sustainable local cruise ecosystem.
The first domestic large-scale cruise ship has a total tonnage of 135,500 tons, a length of 323.6 meters, a width of 37.2 meters, a design draft of 8.26 meters, and a maximum height of 72.2 meters. The entire ship is equipped with 107 systems, 55,000 pieces of equipment, including 25 million parts and components, and has completed the laying of 4,750 kilometers of cables, 365 kilometers of piping systems, and 120 kilometers of air ducts. There are 2,125 guest rooms on the ship, which can accommodate 5,246 passengers. It is equipped with a 16-story public living and entertainment area covering an area of â€‹â€‹40,000 square meters. It is known as a "modern city on the sea."
Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding adopts the model of introduction, digestion, absorption and re-innovation, linking and managing 361 first-level suppliers and 1,105 second-level supporting enterprises, bringing together more than 5,000 engineering and technical personnel from more than 30 countries around the world to work closely together, and successively break through the weight center , safe return to port, power system, integrated power grid, cabin environment, vibration and noise, etc. A series of key core technologies throughout the entire life cycle of the cruise ship have formed the design and construction of large cruise ships and complex giant system engineering management capabilities, and continue to build Chinese standards for the cruise industry system.
The delivery and operation of China's first large-scale cruise ship "Aida·Modu" will bring a key driver for my country to build a high-quality and high-level local cruise industry ecology, further create development opportunities for my country's shipbuilding industry and global cooperation, and promote my country's The “Belt and Road” foreign exchanges continue to write a new chapter of mutual learning, mutual benefit and win-win results.
"Aida·Magic City" is "tied with" flying ribbons. The design integrates Eastern and Western aesthetics from the outside to the inside, blending traditional and modern inspirations to interpret the "modern" fashion trend of the cruise city and show the "magic power" of classic culture. "The innovative charm brings a "magical" cross-border integration of Eastern and Western cultural tourism elements. Through "A Show on a Ship", new cruise consumption scenarios such as ingenious delicacies, immersive entertainment, trendy shopping, and creative space are presented, creating an immersive maritime art journey full of historical and cultural heritage for guests. After it is officially put into operation on New Year's Day in 2024, the "Aida·Modu" will sail international cruise routes with Shanghai as its home port, and launch Maritime Silk Road cruise routes in due course, allowing the wisdom and power of the ancient Silk Road to be brought to the 21st century The voyage continues on the Maritime Silk Road.
The boat has passed the Ten Thousand Mountains, and the journey has been long and glorious. Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding, CSSC Cruises, and Aida Cruises under China State Shipbuilding Corporation are working together, always adhering to the cruise spirit of "brave innovation, courage to take responsibility, open cooperation, hard work and dedication", and go all out to promote the first domestic large-scale cruise ship The project finally achieved a new leap forward in my country's shipbuilding industry.