Jianglong Shipbuilding floats out new traffic control boat for Yangtze River

Jianglong Shipbuilding has launched a new traffic control boat slated for the Yangtze River Pilotage Center of the China Maritime Safety Administration (CMSA).

The all-steel vessel will be operated out of the ports of Jiangyin and Nantong, both of which lie along the Yangtze River.

The vessel will have an LOA of 34 metres, a beam of eight metres, and two main engines that will deliver speeds in excess of 14 knots. It will also be fitted with surveillance cameras and firefighting equipment.

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