Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company

Coordinates: 38°56′27″N 121°36′31″E / 38.940919°N 121.60861°E / 38.940919; 121.60861

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company
State-owned enterprise
Industry Shipbuilding
Founded 1898
Headquarters Dalian, Liaoning, China
Key people
Liu Zheng (Chairman)[1]
Revenue CN¥20 billion[2]
Total assets CN¥100 billion[2]
Parent China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation
Website www.dsic.cn

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC), located in Dalian, Liaoning province, China, is the largest shipbuilding company in China. It is part of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), one of the two state-owned shipbuilding enterprises in China.


Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) was formed in December 2005, as the result of a merger between Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company and Dalian New Shipbuilding Industry Company, and is the largest shipbuilding company in China. It is owned by:

which is one of the two state-owned enterprises that came into being under the directive of the China State Council of 1999, the other being:

While the former corporation is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, the latter is not (yet) listed. Separately, the People's Liberation Army Navy owns military ship yards, such as in Lushun, Dalian, Liaoning.

DSIC located on two shipyards with a total of 3,400,000 square meters of land and owns 15,000 employees. Its revenue in 2006 exceeded CN¥10,000,000,000[3] which puts itself as the No. 1 shipbuilding company in China, exceeding Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Industry Company.


Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company has a history of more than 100 years.[4]

  • June, 1898: Russia started construction of a ship yard next to Dalian Port, in their new leased territory
  • 1905: Japan replaced Russia to lease Dalian and continued to expand the ship yard
  • 1945: Russia liberated Northeast China and shared the operations of Dalian Shipyard with China
  • 1955: Became "China Shipbuilding Company", managed by China
During the 1960s, built China's first submarine equipped with guided missiles
During the 1970s, built China's first destroyer equipped with guided missiles
  • July, 1984: Span off Dalian Maritime Diesel Company (DMDC) and other subsidiaries
  • August, 1990: Dalian New Shipyard was completed in the west of the old ship yard
During the 1990s, with help from Hitachi Shipbuilding Corporation (now part of Universal Shipbuilding Corporation) and others, introduced the "block construction" method, reducing the ship building time and cost


  1. 大连船舶重工集团董事长访问大连交通大学. Dalian Jiaotong University (in Chinese). Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  2. 1 2 "About Us". Official website of DSIC. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  3. Yano research Institute: Shipbuilding in China (in Japanese)
  4. A History of DSIC (in Chinese)

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