China International Diving and Salvage Offshore Summit 2015
6-8 November 2015 – Xiamen, China
ADCI is honored to be one of the conference sponsors of Subsea Event China. This is the second year in which the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI), the China Diving and Salvage Association (CDSA), and the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) are co-sponsoring the Subsea Event China. All Associations encourage all industry stakeholders to attend or exhibit at this event. Please click here to register as an attendee or exhibitor.
It goes without saying that China has established a huge footprint in the underwater industry, and this event will allow you to see firsthand the impact that this country is having on the industry from an equipment and operational standpoint.
The ADCI will be providing a presentation on The Importance of Performing Emergency Drills to complement the IMCA presentation on Preventive Equipment Maintenance.
Interesting facts & figures
- China has a total coastline of 18400 km. It is generally estimated that China has a total of 35-40 billion tons of oil and gas resources in the sea.
- In the next 10 years, the yield of China’s oil and gas will increase progressively at 20%. By 2020, it is expected to reach more than 40%. By 2020, it is predicted that China's marine engineering equipment market is expected to exceed $75 billion.
- China will focus on building three industrial gathering areas. They are the Bohai Region, Yangtze River Delta Region and the Pearl River Delta Region. The sales income of these three industrial areas will reach 40 billion RMB in 2015, and will reach 80 billion RMB by 2020.
- China has more than 1,000 enterprises and 100,000 employees engaged in diving and salvage. There are more than 10,000 commercial divers and 30,000-50,000 non-commercial divers.
- According to statistics from the China Rescue and Salvage of Ministry of Transport of China, for more than 50 years, the China Diving and Salvage industry rescued 3,275 vessels in distress in total, including 644 foreign ships. They rescued 44,727 individuals, including 7,536 foreigners. They salvaged 1,679 sunken ships, including 91 foreign sunken ships. The direct value of the rescued property is around 32 billion RMB.