(December 3, 2014, Zhanjiang, Guangdong) The founder of classic timepieces, Blancpain, the top Swiss watch brand, established the “2014 China Ocean Economic Expo” at the State Oceanic Administration of China. On a high-standard, international, professional marine theme platform, it officially announced that it has become a strategic partner with Rainbow Fish Ocean Technology Co., Ltd. and will use its own resources to help ‘Rainbow Fish 11,000 meters’ deep sea loading in the next few years. The rapid advancement of human submersible research projects.
Heart of the blue ocean circle, dreaming of the deepest place on earth——Blancpain Blancpain helps rainbow fish challenge the limit of 10,000 meters abyss
As a brand-new support project for Blancpain’s ‘Mind the Ocean’ global marine charity project, ‘Rainbow Fish’ plans to send Chinese marine scientists to the deepest place on earth before 2020. Blancpain’s active implementation of the concept of ‘mind the ocean’ will turn into a continuous motivation to help mankind to explore the depths of the global oceans and realize the dream of a maritime power in China.
Mr. Alain Delamuraz, Blancpain Global Vice President and Marketing Director
At the press conference, Alain Delamuraz, Global Vice President and Marketing Director of Blancpain, and Dr. Wu Xin, Managing Director of Rainbow Fish Marine Technology Co., Ltd., signed a strategic cooperation agreement; Liao Yu, Vice President of Blancpain China, and Missionary Education of the State Oceanic Administration The director of the center, Gai Guangsheng, as well as the leader of the ‘Rainbow Fish’ project scientific research team, and the 2014 Blancpain Hans Haas Fifty Grand Prize winner Professor Cui Weicheng attended the meeting.
Prof. Cui Weicheng, the leader of the “Rainbow Fish” research team and the winner of the “2014 Blancpain Hans Haas 50th Prize”
As the world’s oldest Swiss watch brand and the founder of modern professional diving watches, Blancpain has always been passionate and enthusiastic about the deep blue world, and continues to support the world’s oceans. Expedition, undersea research organization. The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms watch, born in 1952 and officially put into production in 1953, also shows the brand’s love for the ocean. The Fifty Fathoms watch has not only established three industry standards for modern diving watches with three patented technologies and four unique designs. In the following years, it has become the standard equipment of many naval powers. A series of truly tested diving watches. This legendary series, which became the standard equipment of the ‘Dragon Dragon’ submarines in 2014, will accompany Chinese marine scientists, abyss divers, and their firm dreams to challenge the deepest part of the earth and create a record of human exploration.
Dr. Xin Xin, Managing Director of Rainbow Fish Ocean Technology Co., Ltd.
Regarding Blancpain’s ‘Mindful Ocean’ project in China, Alain Delamuraz, global vice president and marketing director of the brand, said, ‘As the only watch cooperation brand, we are very honored to work with China’s’ Rainbow Fish ‘project. This is Blancpain’s most effective action in China to expand and deepen its commitment to the ocean. The 11,000 meters of the sea floor is the depth at which humans rarely get involved. As the winner of the 2014 Blancpain Haas 50th Prize Professor Cui Weicheng is once again at the forefront of marine scientific research. Moving to the limit of the abyss means passion, courage, and ideals-it is these qualities that coincide with Blancpain and make us cherish each other. ‘
Press conference site, Blancpain history exhibition area
‘Rainbow fish 11,000 meters’ full sea deep manned vehicle model display
Prof. Cui Weicheng, the winner of the 2014 Blancpain Hans Haas Fifty Fathoms Award, the former first deputy chief designer of the ‘Longlong’ manned submersible, and the current leader of the research team of the ‘Rainbow Fish’ project said: ”Longlong’ China’s manned deep diving technology has achieved leapfrog development, China has been squeezed into the international deep sea manned technology developed country clubs, and ‘Rainbow Fish’ carries a bolder dream. It will be carried out by a scientific research It consists of a mother ship, 3 landers, an unmanned submersible and a manned submersible. It technically has the world’s first 10,000-meter abyss artificial intelligence series supporting operation function. Its success will be China’s marine resources Exploration and marine scientific research has opened a new chapter. Thanks Blancpain for its strong support, and we look forward to the country and society paying more attention to the marine scientific research cause and the ‘rainbow fish’ project. Let us work together to realize the dream of a strong ocean ! ‘
Exhibition area of Blancpain watch series
In the next few years, Blancpain will continue to uphold the commitment of “heart-to-ocean”, and provide resource support at every important scientific stage of the “Rainbow Fish” project to help Chinese marine scientists realize their dreams!