China, largest vessel made in Chongqing to go into service

29 Aug


A delivery ceremony was held in Shanghai Municipality yesterday for the special vessel “Chongqing” with largest load in southwest China, constructed by Chongqing Chuandong Shipyard. It will register in Hong Kong and go into service.

The vessel is the largest one in the construction history of Chuandong Shipyard, also in Chongqing Municipality. Valuing 24.0568 million US dollars, the vessel with the length overall of 115.7 meters, molded breadth of 18.6 meters, and molded depth of 10 meters are built of solid stainless steel Duplex 2205, which is considered as the most difficult construction in the domestic shipbuilding industry.

It is reported that data of the vessel have reached the design standards and passed the examinations of China Classification Society (CCS).


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