Zou, a Chinese national, joined the Company from the establishment of our Shanghai Office in 2017, where he is acting as Regional Manager.
Before joining us, Zou has had a series of diversified work assignments and experience that spans almost 25 years and includes positions as Class and Flag surveyor, Marine Superintendent, New Building supervisor, Shipyard Engineer and Independent Consultant.
Most notably, Zou has started his carrier by working for 4 year for COSCO Shipyards, subsequently joined G.L. and A.B.S. as field surveyor which included the supervision of New Buildings as well as ship in services.
Since 2010, Zou was acting as an independent surveyor, undertaking a diverse range of assignments, including Class and Flag survey, Superintendence Services, Condition Surveys and repair supervision. In addition, he has occasional acted as New Building Site Manager, for various Chinese yards.
Due to his diverse background, Zou is familiar with shipyard and shipbuilding industry in China very well and had good contact with most of the major Chinese shipyard, either for new building and repairs.
His experience is diverse in terms of vessel’s he has dealt with, majority of them being Bulk Carriers, Tankers, Ro/Ros and Containers.
Zou has a B.Sc. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Harbin Engineering University in China and he is fluent in Chinese and English.