Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding launched a new deep-sea research vessel into the water on Saturday, July 18.
The vessel, which was christened Shiyan 6 (“Experiment 6”) just prior to launching, will have an LOA of 90.6 metres, a displacement of 3,500 tonnes, and a range of 12,000 nautical miles.
Shiyan 6 is the first in a series of vessels being built for the Chinese Academy of Sciences for research duties in the South China Sea.
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