New 34-metre pilot boat delivered to China Maritime Safety Administration

PILOTAGE WEEK
The CMSA pilot boat Chang Yin 011 (right) and a near identical sister vessel (Photo: Jianglong Shipbuilding)

China’s Jianglong Shipbuilding has delivered a new pilot boat to the Yangtze River branch of the China Maritime Safety Administration (CMSA).

Named Chang Yin 011, the all-steel newbuild has an LOA of 34 metres, a beam of eight metres, seating for eight crew and passengers/pilots, and two main engines that deliver speeds in excess of 14 knots.

The boat also has a conference room as well as CCTV cameras and firefighting equipment.

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