Establishment of South China Shipbuilding Group


Construction of harbour operation vessels

More than thirty units of harbour operation vessels were constructed for local use. 

1980s to 1990s

1. Establishment of Ship Design and Research Institute in Guangzhou

2. Participation in Rose Garden reclamation projects in Hong Kong

Between the 1980s and 1990s, we were a major player in the sale of harbour tugs and reclamation engineering ships to Hong Kong shipping market and maritime engineering companies. Moreover, our tugs and ship hopper barges accounted for more than 90% of the ships used in reclamation projects such as the Airport Core Project and the Rose Garden Project. 

3. Qualification as a vessel developer

With services including design, construction and sales of vessels. 

4. Delivery of more than 500 vessel units

In 10-year time, we cooperated with dozens of Chinese shipyards, made sales, constructed and delivered more than 8500 vessels.


Contribution to SEA shipping markets

In the 2000s, we established our presence as one of the major suppliers of various vessel types to clients from Singapore and Indonesia. 

2004 to 2005

Establishment of South China Shipbuilding Holdings (HK) Ltd.


Acquisition of state-owned shipyard in Xin Hui district (founded in 1957)

The newly acquired state-owned shipyard is now re-named South China Shipyard, and is the site of all ship building activity by SCS. 

Establishment of South China Marine Ltd. in Hong Kong

The newly established South China Marine Ltd. is responsible formanagement and sales of all SCS vessels. 



Completion of the new pier

Sales of many offshore work boats in stock which are designed and constructed by us via our new pier to the world.


Completion of the new dock

Completion of construction of the new dock in South China Shipyard greatly accelerated the progress of vessel construction and enhanced the efficiency of refitting vessels. 

To date

More than one hundred offshore vessels constructed

To date, South China Shipyard has designed and constructed more than one hundred vessels to clients from all around the world.