Jianglong Shipbuilding has launched a new patrol boat for the China Maritime Safety Administration (CMSA).
The steel-hulled vessel is the first of three in a series slated for operation by the CMSA in Fujian province.
The patrol boat has an LOA of 47.4 metres, a beam of eight metres, and a design speed of 17.5 knots.
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