“I announce that China’s first large-scale cruise ship is going on trial voyage!”
At 7 o’clock in the morning on July 17, following the order of Wen Gang, Secretary of the Party Group and Chairman of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, the first large domestic cruise ship “Aida” with white painting, streamlined hull and “Dunhuang Flying Ribbon” The “Modu” slowly sailed out of the No. 4 wharf of Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, and officially went to sea for trial voyage. Sheng Jigang, member of the party group and deputy general manager of the group company, attended the sea trial expedition ceremony and delivered a speech.
According to the plan, “Ada Modu” will conduct two trial voyages in July and August respectively. The first trial voyage will last for 9 days, focusing on verifying key systems and technical indicators related to standard certification such as navigation system, propulsion system, fuel delivery, ballast water treatment, maneuverability navigation performance, etc. , Laying a good foundation for the success of the second trial voyage.
“Ada Modu” has a total length of 323.6 meters, a molded width of 37.2 meters, and a gross tonnage of 135,500 tons. Her successful manufacturing has achieved a “zero” breakthrough in the field of domestic large-scale cruise ships, and also made my country the fifth country in the world capable of building large-scale cruise ships.
The large-scale cruise project is a major measure of China State Shipbuilding Corporation to implement the important instructions of General Secretary Xi Jinping, implement national strategies such as the construction of a transportation power, and meet the needs of the people for a better life. number project.
Since the construction of the first domestic large-scale cruise ship started in October 2019, China State Shipbuilding Corporation and related member units have thoroughly implemented the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important instructions and instructions and the decision-making and deployment of the Party Central Committee. Construction, project management and other special research projects, the project project progressed steadily, each node was successfully completed, and a series of scientific and technological innovation achievements were blossomed. The first ship is expected to be completed and delivered by the end of this year.