Matatec Appoints Marindustry North American Representative For China State Shipbuilding

Matatec Marine International Ltd., Whitley Bay, U.K., the worldwide representative of the various ship repair yards throughout mainland China, has appointed Marindustry Worldwide, Inc., Mahwah, N.J., as North American representative for China State Shipbuilding Corporation Ship Repair Yards.

China's ship repair industry is divided into four main geographic areas: Dalian (one yard), Tianjin (four), Guangzhou (three), and Shanghai (seven) repair facilities which include graving docks and floating docks of all sizes up to 70,000 dwt. The largest drydock is located at Shanhaiguan Shipyard in the Tianjin area with a graving dock 240 meters long by 29 meters wide (about 787-1/2 feet by 95 feet).

Matatec Marine International Ltd. is associated with Matatec Hatch Cover Services International Ltd., which specializes in the modification and repair of cargo access equipment.

Marindustry Worldwide, Inc. is also USA representative for Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard, Bahrain; Clark Kincaid Ltd., Greenock; Fincantieri CNI, OARN Yard Genoa and Taranto Yard; Halifax and Dartmouth Industries, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Stone Manganese Marine Ltd., Birkenhead; and Wilton Fijenoord B.V., Schiedam, the Netherlands.

For more information on China State Shipbuilding Corporation Ship Repair facilities or the other companies mentioned, Circle 43 on Reader Service Card

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