China Merchants Industry Holdings

China Merchants Industry Holdings Co., Ltd., a leading shipyards group in China, provides extensive ship repair, conversion and offshore new-building for the clients around the world.

As a subsidiary of China Merchants Group, which was founded 1872, and with headquarter in Hong Kong, China Merchants Industry Holdings Co., Ltd (CMIH), owns four marine engineering enterprises. They are: Yiu Lian Dockyards Ltd in Hong Kong, Yiu Lian Dockyards (Shekou) Ltd, China Merchants Heavy Industry Co., Ltd & Yiu Lian Dockyards (Zhangzhou) Ltd in Mainland China.

Yiu Lian Dockyards Ltd., Hong Kong was founded in October 1964, and today it is the biggest shipyard in Hong Kong. Now she operates two floating docks, which can handle vessels of 150.000dwt and 30.000dwt respectively. Every kind of repair work could be done by the modern equipped yard, which is also the most experienced shipyard for silicon painting in the area. All service stations are located in Hong Kong. The business target for Yiu Lian Hong Kong is to dock and repair large container ships and cruise ships.

Yiu Lian Dockyards (Shekou) Ltd was founded in 1989, and in 2008 moved to the new location at Mazhou base, Shekou, Shenzhen, China. By covering a total area of 630.000m2, the base operates along a coastline of 3.400m; equipped with two VLCC dry-docks with capacities of 300.000dwt and over 300.000dwt respectively, and has two floating docks, which can handle vessels of 70.000dwt and 30.000dwt respectively. Yiu Lian (Shekou) now is the biggest ship repair yard in China. The business target for Yiu Lian (Shekou) is Offshore Engineering Repair & Conversion and other General Ship repair. The long-term object is to develop cruise ships and LNG ship repair & conversion business, to become a world-class shipyard specialized in Offshore Engineering repair and Conversion soon.

China Merchants Heavy Industry Co., Ltd was founded on 1993 and now is located at Mazhou Island. With the fully equipped facilities of Mazhou Base, China Merchants Heavy Industry’s main business is the construction of offshore structure and special purpose vessels such as the Jack-up rig and multi-purpose lift-boat and strive to become the high rank offshore construction contractor in Far East Area.

Yiu Lian Dockyards (Zhangzhou) Ltd was founded on 1996 and is located in Zhanzhou, Fujian Province, just the west side of Taiwan Strait, the main business for Yiu Lian (Zhangzhou) is for the normal small ocean-going vessels repairing and new building for ocean tugs and some special offshore vessels.

The main facilities of the yards:

Dock Length/beam (m) Max Draft above keel blocks Lifting capacity Cranes
Dock No. 1 HK Floating Dock 190 x 26,8 7,0m 12.000 MT 1×25 t; 1×5 t
Dock No. 3 HK Floating Dock 305 x 45,8 9,0m 46.000 MT 1×30 t; 1×12 t
Yiulian No. 1 Dry Dock 400 x 83 8,0 m 1×100 t; 2×40 t
Yiulian No. 2 Drydock 360 x 67 8,5 m 1×100 t; 2×40 t
Yiulian No. 3 Floating Dock 240 x 36 6,5 m 25.000 MT 1×50 t; 1×15 t 1×40 t
Yiulian No. 4 Floating Dock 190 x 27,8 6,3 m 12.000 MT 1×25 t; 1×5 t 1×40 t
Yiulian Zhangzhou Floating Dock 155 x 24,2 7,0 m 8500 MT 2×5 t