CHINA Cen's Shipyard of Zhoushan in China's Zhejiang

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Cen's Shipyard of Zhoushan in China's Zhejiang

Xinhua

10:40, July 14, 2018

Workers apply lacquer to a custom-made wooden tourism boat at Cen's Shipyard in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, July 13, 2018. Established by a shipbuilding family, the Cen's Shipyard of Zhoushan has been making wooden ships and boats for over a century. Shipbuilders here have inherited a series of traditional skills which include material selection, ship assembling, as well as decorative carving and painting. The whole set of techniques have been listed as a state-level intangible cultural heritage of China in 2008. The shipyard runs its business on a made-to-order basis, building most of its ships for the tourism industry. It also operates a dedicated museum to display traditional shipbuilding contents for tourists. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

Cen Guohe, the fourth-generation heir to Cen's Shipyard, examines a wooden sailboat model in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, July 13, 2018. Established by a shipbuilding family, the Cen's Shipyard of Zhoushan has been making wooden ships and boats for over a century. Shipbuilders here have inherited a series of traditional skills which include material selection, ship assembling, as well as decorative carving and painting. The whole set of techniques have been listed as a state-level intangible cultural heritage of China in 2008. The shipyard runs its business on a made-to-order basis, building most of its ships for the tourism industry. It also operates a dedicated museum to display traditional shipbuilding contents for tourists. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

Wooden boat models are displayed at a dedicated museum of Cen's Shipyard in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, July 13, 2018. Established by a shipbuilding family, the Cen's Shipyard of Zhoushan has been making wooden ships and boats for over a century. Shipbuilders here have inherited a series of traditional skills which include material selection, ship assembling, as well as decorative carving and painting. The whole set of techniques have been listed as a state-level intangible cultural heritage of China in 2008. The shipyard runs its business on a made-to-order basis, building most of its ships for the tourism industry. It also operates a dedicated museum to display traditional shipbuilding contents for tourists. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

A tourist takes photos of a wooden sailboat made by Cen's Shipyard in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, July 13, 2018. Established by a shipbuilding family, the Cen's Shipyard of Zhoushan has been making wooden ships and boats for over a century. Shipbuilders here have inherited a series of traditional skills which include material selection, ship assembling, as well as decorative carving and painting. The whole set of techniques have been listed as a state-level intangible cultural heritage of China in 2008. The shipyard runs its business on a made-to-order basis, building most of its ships for the tourism industry. It also operates a dedicated museum to display traditional shipbuilding contents for tourists. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

Two freshly completed wooden boats are seen at Cen's Shipyard in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, July 13, 2018. Established by a shipbuilding family, the Cen's Shipyard of Zhoushan has been making wooden ships and boats for over a century. Shipbuilders here have inherited a series of traditional skills which include material selection, ship assembling, as well as decorative carving and painting. The whole set of techniques have been listed as a state-level intangible cultural heritage of China in 2008. The shipyard runs its business on a made-to-order basis, building most of its ships for the tourism industry. It also operates a dedicated museum to display traditional shipbuilding contents for tourists. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

Wooden boat models are displayed at a dedicated museum of Cen's Shipyard in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, July 13, 2018. Established by a shipbuilding family, the Cen's Shipyard of Zhoushan has been making wooden ships and boats for over a century. Shipbuilders here have inherited a series of traditional skills which include material selection, ship assembling, as well as decorative carving and painting. The whole set of techniques have been listed as a state-level intangible cultural heritage of China in 2008. The shipyard runs its business on a made-to-order basis, building most of its ships for the tourism industry. It also operates a dedicated museum to display traditional shipbuilding contents for tourists. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

Cen Guohe, the fourth-generation heir to Cen's Shipyard, examines the oar for a freshly completed wooden sailboat in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, July 13, 2018. Established by a shipbuilding family, the Cen's Shipyard of Zhoushan has been making wooden ships and boats for over a century. Shipbuilders here have inherited a series of traditional skills which include material selection, ship assembling, as well as decorative carving and painting. The whole set of techniques have been listed as a state-level intangible cultural heritage of China in 2008. The shipyard runs its business on a made-to-order basis, building most of its ships for the tourism industry. It also operates a dedicated museum to display traditional shipbuilding contents for tourists. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

A worker makes shipbuilding components at Cen's Shipyard in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, July 13, 2018. Established by a shipbuilding family, the Cen's Shipyard of Zhoushan has been making wooden ships and boats for over a century. Shipbuilders here have inherited a series of traditional skills which include material selection, ship assembling, as well as decorative carving and painting. The whole set of techniques have been listed as a state-level intangible cultural heritage of China in 2008. The shipyard runs its business on a made-to-order basis, building most of its ships for the tourism industry. It also operates a dedicated museum to display traditional shipbuilding contents for tourists. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

Cen Guohe, the fourth-generation heir to Cen's Shipyard, examines a boat blueprint in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, July 13, 2018. Established by a shipbuilding family, the Cen's Shipyard of Zhoushan has been making wooden ships and boats for over a century. Shipbuilders here have inherited a series of traditional skills which include material selection, ship assembling, as well as decorative carving and painting. The whole set of techniques have been listed as a state-level intangible cultural heritage of China in 2008. The shipyard runs its business on a made-to-order basis, building most of its ships for the tourism industry. It also operates a dedicated museum to display traditional shipbuilding contents for tourists. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

A wooden sailboat made by Cen's Shipyard is harboured in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, July 13, 2018. Established by a shipbuilding family, the Cen's Shipyard of Zhoushan has been making wooden ships and boats for over a century. Shipbuilders here have inherited a series of traditional skills which include material selection, ship assembling, as well as decorative carving and painting. The whole set of techniques have been listed as a state-level intangible cultural heritage of China in 2008. The shipyard runs its business on a made-to-order basis, building most of its ships for the tourism industry. It also operates a dedicated museum to display traditional shipbuilding contents for tourists. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

Workers make wooden boats at Cen's Shipyard in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, July 13, 2018. Established by a shipbuilding family, the Cen's Shipyard of Zhoushan has been making wooden ships and boats for over a century. Shipbuilders here have inherited a series of traditional skills which include material selection, ship assembling, as well as decorative carving and painting. The whole set of techniques have been listed as a state-level intangible cultural heritage of China in 2008. The shipyard runs its business on a made-to-order basis, building most of its ships for the tourism industry. It also operates a dedicated museum to display traditional shipbuilding contents for tourists. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)


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