On May 14, COSCO SHIPPING Heavy Industry Zhoushan successfully completed the repair project for the luxury cruise ship PIANO LAND, winning high praise and recognition from the ship owner. It is the eighth luxury cruise ship repair project undertaken by COSCO SHIPPING Heavy Industry Zhoushan, which once again highlights the core competitiveness of the enterprise in the field of luxury cruise ship repair and refit, and continuously consolidates its core position in the field of high-technology and high-value-added repair and refit projects, laying a solid foundation for the enterprise to become a repair and refit base for luxury cruise ships.
PIANO LAND is the first luxury cruise ship under Astro Ocean Cruise, and also the first independently operated luxury cruise ship in China. With a gross tonnage of 70,000 tons, an LOA of 260 meters, a molded beam of 32.2 meters, and a maximum speed of 24 knots, the ship has a total of 13 decks, 941 guest rooms and a passenger carrying capacity of nearly 2,000 people. This repair is the second one undertaken by COSCO SHIPPING Heavy Industry Zhoushan for the ship after the completion of its upgrade in April 2020. The main repair works involved the renovation of the newly added shore power system and new ballast water system.