Chinese Academy of Sciences’ newest vessel floated out

Jianglong Shipbuilding recently launched a new research vessel ordered by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

The vessel, which has been named Qiong Ling Sheng Ke, has a length of 26 metres, a beam of 6.5 metres, an A-frame-mounted crane with winch, and acoustic research equipment. It will be used mainly for scientific research such as underwater acoustic testing in surface and shallow water areas.

The CAS Nanhai Research Station will be the primary operator of the vessel.

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