Because of its favorable location in Asia and its natural deep-water harbor, Hong Kong is a preferred location for shipping companies and maritime companies. With such a large number of vessels passing through the port, both cargo and passenger, investors who start a ship repair company in Hong Kong can provide various services, from actual repair work to maintenance, conversion or simply parts and accessories sale.
Our team of Hong Kong company formation agents can help you throughout the incorporation procedure and can provide foreign investors with a suitable range of services.
Ship repair and maintenance services in Hong Kong
Shipyards in Hong Kong offer a number of services, both related to repair works and to maintenance and the supply of parts and accessories, with Kowloon and the New Territories being principal locations for these types of companies.
Ship repair yards in Hong Kong offer numerous services for different types of vessels. The capacity for handling large cargo ships can vary and some will have floating docks with suitable lifting capacities.
Apart from providing repair services, shipyards can also offer refurbishments for vessels and conversion works. Some will also provide repair and conversion works for offshore oil-rigs.
Opening a company in Hong Kong
Company formation is a simple and accessible process, both for nationals and Chinese investors but also for foreign entrepreneurs. A few steps are required, such as reserving a unique company name, opening a bank account, drafting the articles of association and registering the company with the Companies Registry before commencing the activities at a registered office in Hong Kong.
Being an international maritime center, Hong Kong is also a suitable location to base an office for a Chinese maritime center. For example, the main ship operations and management can take place in the Chinese location while the operation management activities can take place in Hong Kong. One of our agents can help you if opening a branch is a suitable option for your shipping company.
Contact our Hong Kong company formation agents for more information on opening a ship repair business or other companies in the shipping and maritime industry.