28 November 2022, the launch meeting of major special projects for marine engines was held in Shanghai. Tian Yulong, member of the party group and chief engineer of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Yang Jincheng, deputy secretary of the party group and general manager of China Shipbuilding Group Corporation, and Sheng Jizang, member of the party group and deputy general manager, attended the meeting.
The representatives of the meeting inspected the test center of CSSC Marine Power under China Shipbuilding Group and the site of scientific research and production, listened to the special topic report, and exchanged discussions on the next development direction of marine power. The meeting announced the official start of the implementation of the major marine engine special project and clarified the management mechanism and personnel list of the organization and management body.
Tian Yulong pointed out that the state attaches great importance to the development of shipbuilding industry, and China Shipbuilding Group should give full play to its leading role and central enterprise driving role, relying on the advantageous strength of Yangtze River Delta to promote the development of shipbuilding industry chain. In the current international situation and background, China Shipbuilding Group should race against time, be brave to overtake, accelerate the layout of methanol, ammonia, hydrogen and other green new fuel engine research and development, and lay a solid foundation for the high-quality development of the shipbuilding industry. In the next step, all units should conscientiously implement the spirit of the 20th Party Congress, actively play the leading role of marine engine special project, strengthen the research of key basic technology, accelerate the construction of new fuel engine laboratory, comprehensively build the industry talent team, and drive the continuous improvement of industrial chain.
Yang Jincheng expressed his gratitude to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology for its long-term care, support and assistance to China Shipbuilding Group. The special management committee will, under the leadership of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the support of Shanghai Municipality, make every effort to promote the implementation of the special project, further deepen the sincere cooperation of all parties, continuously improve the independent innovation capability, and promote the implementation of all measures in detail. Make full use of the advantages of Shanghai Shipbuilding Manufacturing Innovation Center and other platforms, based on the experience of the previous work, do a good job of strategic layout planning, and complete the task with quality and quantity. At the same time, seize the opportunity of independent product transformation, strengthen the collaborative innovation with domestic superior resources; adhere to the implementation route of positive R&D without wavering, and resolutely win the battle of key core technologies; strengthen special test verification, gradually enhance the maturity of core technologies, and realize the industrial chain “complementary chain, solid chain and strong chain”; give full play to the leading role of the national team, continuously strengthen management innovation, and accelerate the implementation of measures. Give full play to the leading role of the national team, continue to strengthen management innovation, and accelerate the high-quality development of the shipbuilding industry.
Leaders from the Second Department of Equipment Industry of MIIT and Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology, main persons in charge of relevant departments of China Shipbuilding Group, representatives of the special management committee and technical advisory committee, and relevant personnel from units mainly responsible for development tasks attended the meeting.