Recently, COSCO Shipyard launched a creative design contest for the green ship of the future. The purpose of this creative design contest was to encourage the technological innovation of COSCO Shipyard and develop innovative ideas for future ship designs.
The contest attracted attention from both professional technical staff and production and management personnel from the COSCO Shipyard Group. In accordance with the competition requirements, all design work was required to consider ship types of the future, and ensure that fully integrated and environment-friendly, economic and safe concepts were tabled.
On May 10, the Evaluation Committee judged the 23 shortlisted designs. Finally, the jury awarded the first prize to two designs, the “5000TEU hybrid high-speed containership” by the COSCO Zhoushan Shipyard Department of Design and “Future Water City” by COSCO Nantong Shipyard technology department.
Source: COSCO Shipyard, June 13, 2011.