On October 25, Lei Fanpei, chairman of China State Shibuilding Corporation, met with Thomas Topfer, chief executive officer of Rheinhold & Mahla, in Beijing. The two sides conducted in-depth exchanges and reached consensus on strengthening exchanges and cooperation to promote mutual benefit and win-win result. Nan Daqing, deputy general manager of CSSC, attended the meeting.
Lei Fanpei welcomed Thomas Topfer’s visit and gave a briefing on the latest development of the CSSC and the progress of the large cruise project. At present, CSSC is actively developing ocean defense equipment industry, shipbuilding and offshore engineering equipment industry, ocean technology innovation and application industry and shipbuilding and offshore engineering service industry, and striving to build the world’s leading ocean technology industrial group, Lei said. The large-scale cruise project is a major scientific and technological innovation project of CSSC. It is speeding up the implementation as planned. In the process, we need to cooperate closely with all parties. R&M has advanced technology and rich experience. We hope that the two sides will strengthen exchanges and communication, carry out pragmatic cooperation, promote mutual benefit and win-win result.
Thomas Topfer agreed with Mr. Lei’s proposal and introduced the business development of R&M. Thomas Topfer said CSSC is a world-class shipbuilding group with mighty strength in ship design and shipbuilding. R&M hopes to be able to participate in CSSC’s large cruise project and cooperate more closely with CSSC.
Responsible persons of relevant departments and relevant member units of CSSC headquarters attended the meeting.
China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC) ,established on the I st of July,1999,is an extralarge conglomerate and state-authorized investment institution directly administered by the central government of China.It boasts its being the mainstay of the shipbuilding industry in China. CSSC’s main business is shipbuilding, covering both the naval and civil products. As for the naval ships,CSSC is capable of building almost various kinds of warship and auxiliary vessels as well as the related equipment for the Chinese Navy,thus earning the position as the backbone forces backing-up the Chinese Navy in terms of its construction.In the field of civil ships,CSSC is adept in building any kinds of modern ships fully complying with the rules and regulations of any classification societies in the world and meeting the requirements of any international general standards and safety conventions and being able to travel through any sort of waterways.CSSC boasts its wide spectrum of products, ranging from the conventional oil tankers and bulk carriers to the sophisticated and state-of-the-art vessels,such as LNG carriers,VLCCs,chemical carriers,ro/ro passenger freight ships,large containerships,large LPG carriers,large self-un loading ships,high speed ships and various civil ships and offshore engineering facilities.So far,CSSC has already exported a large number of ships to more than 50 countries and regions all around the world.
R&M is a global provider of individual and turnkey solutions for interior outfitting on board all types of ships. The extensive portfolio comprises all interior design services, including consulting, engineering, design, planning, implementation and production of new builds, conversions, and repairs.
In addition, thermal and acoustic insulation, noise and vibration protection, installation systems (walls, floors, ceilings, doors, bathrooms and cabins), design and installation of air conditioning and ventilation systems (HVAC) as well as the construction or installation of piping, sanitary facilities and furniture belong to our services.