New fast ferry for Zhejiang province completes sea trials

China’s Jianglong Shipbuilding has completed conducting sea trials of a new high-speed catamaran ferry ordered by local operator Zhoushan Putuo Huandao Passenger Transport.

Putuo Xiangyun has steel-aluminium construction, an LOA of 40.35 metres, a beam of 10.38 metres, capacity for 288 passengers, and a maximum speed in excess of 23 knots.

Once in service, the vessel will be operated between the islands of Zhujiajian and Taohua in Zhejiang’s Zhoushan archipelago.

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