CSSC Cruise Technology launches a new self-developed 80,000 GT type

   December 5, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

On November 25, Wusongkou Forum was held in Shanghai (China) and China State Shipbuilding Corporation launched its self-developed 80,000 GT (volume) cruise vessel type, released the country's newest self-operated brand "Adora Cruises", and signed the first-ever 10 billion cruise industry financing cooperation memorandum with the relevant financial institutions.

The 3 major achievements not only became the highlight of the forum but also injected strong impetus into the recovery of the Chinese cruise industry in the post-COVID era.

The 80,000 GT cruise vessel released this time was independently developed/designed by CSSC Cruise Technology Development, a subsidiary of CSSC (Carnival China Cruise Shipping), and obtained the AiP certificate issued by the China Classification Society (CCS).

This passenger ship type has a total length of 293.5 m and a width of 34 m, meeting the latest SOLAS 2020 for damage stability/IMO 2020 global sulfur cap/MLC 2006. 

At the forum, CSSC Carnival released the self-operated service brand "Adora Cruises" for the first large domestic cruise ship in China.

At the forum, CSSC Carnival, Zhong Chuan Finance, and 10+ banks including the Bank of China, Agricultural Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of Communications, and China Construction Bank signed the "Memorandum of Cooperation on the Development of China's Cruise Industry".

This is the first large-scale cruise liner financing in China.