China's first deep-water conservation ship makes its maiden voyage on Mar 26, 2015. [Photo/sasac.gov.cn]
China's first deep-water conservation ship makes its maiden voyage on Mar 26, 2015
Hai Yang Shi You 257, China's first deep-water conservation ship, was developed by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) and finished its 10-day maiden voyage on Mar 26, 2015.
The ship has a maximum loading capacity of 2,700 tons with seaworthiness and strong oil spill emergency command and recovery systems. It can also analyze oil spill composition and monitor oil spill range.
In addition, the ship can also undertake missions such as offshore platform supply, guarding and fire control. The operation of the ship increased China's capacity to respond to offshore oil spills in deep water areas.
A Chinese automobile company takes a strategic stake in a world-leading prestigious automobile manufacturer for the first time on Mar 26, 2014
A Chinese automobile company took a strategic stake in a world-leading prestigious automobile manufacturer for the first time on Mar 26, 2014.
On that date, Dongfeng Motor Corporation (DFM), one of China's largest auto groups, signed a series of contracts with French car manufacturer PSA Group making DFM the first majority shareholder of PSA Group.
It was the first time China's automobile company took a strategic stake in a prestigious global automobile company, and was a milestone for Chinese automobile companies' participation in international competition.
The strategic cooperation promoted the transformation and upgrading of DFM's passenger vehicle technologies and ensured DFM's technique system was geared to international standards.
The cooperation was expected to boost sustainable development and large-scale exports for DFM's passenger vehicles in the long term.
(Executive editor: Li Shuling)