Guangzhou Ship and Ocean Engineering Design and Research Institute will begin designing a new deep-medium channel geological exploration vessel, to be built at Guangzhou Shipyard International.
This will be the first self-elevating geological exploration platform vessel to be designed by the institute.
Other features include a hydraulic jack-up leg lifting device and a pile leg design.
The vessel will be used in the construction of thekey national deep-medium channel project, and will act as a test vessel for the designer and builder to develop this market further in the future.
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