New enforcement vessel for Zhuhai Transportation Bureau completes sea trials


China’s Jianglong Shipbuilding has completed conducting sea trials of a new law enforcement and emergency response vessel slated for the Zhuhai City Transportation Bureau in Guangdong province.

The 55- by seven-metre Zhuhai 09 achieved a speed of 29.5 knots during the trials, exceeding its design speed of 28 knots. The vessel is also expected to be able to withstand gale-force winds of up to 40 knots.

Once in service, the vessel will be operated in the waters of the Dawan District between Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macau.

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