From March 12th – 13th, 2012, General Manager of CSIC Yuanzhou and Vice Chairman of Afai Southern, Mr. Sun Dongsheng visited Afai Southern Technology Center. Mr. Sun heard the situation report from the General Manager, Mr. Wu Mingyi, and came to the newly established Technology Center, extended kind greetings to all the staffs of the design team.
Mr. Sun pointed out that: firstly the design team needs to face the market, operate with high efficiency, promote the company’s technology progress and innovation constantly and form the leading ability of high-speed vessel gradually. Secondly should cultivate the original innovative ability, from the source of design and development with lightweight and low-energy consumption, reduce the shipbuilding cost, promote the economic benefit of shipowners and shipyard. Thirdly the shareholders attach much importance to the specialized and characteristic development of Afai Southern, hope the design team will work out 2 to 3 core products in the near future, on the basis of the first one of domestic aluminum alloy fast ferry shipbuilding, build up the famous brand of Afai Southern around the world and occupy the preemptive opportunities of the market.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, March 15, 2012; Image: afaisouth