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ICBC Leasing and CNNC Leasing to offer financing for offshore nuclear platform

China’s ICBC Leasing and CNNC Leasing have signed a strategic cooperation agreement with CNNC Offshore Power Development for a series of financing services.

Under the agreement, ICBC Leasing and CNNC Leasing will jointly provide financing solutions for CNNC Offshore Power Development’s newbuild projects including offshore nuclear platforms and icebreaking vessels.

CNNC Offshore Power Development is a joint venture established by China National Nuclear Power, Jiangnan Shipyard, Shanghai Electric Power, Shanghai Guosheng Group and Zhejiang Zheneng Electric Power in August.

The jv mainly engages in the business of maritime nuclear power research and development, construction, operation and management of floating nuclear power platforms.

China plans too build 20 floating nuclear power platforms to support offshore activities including oil and gas drilling and island development.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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