Thursday, August 9, 2012

DEEP DIPPER

Diving vessel MS Shen Qian Hao

Data courtesy of CCTV News:

China's first 300 meter depth saturation diving vessel has been completed at Qingdao in East China's Shandong Province.

The MS Shen Qian Hao diving vessel will use the saturation technique.  This allows divers to work at great depths for long periods of time by reducing the risk of decompression sickness.

The computer controlled diving vessel is equipped with the latest technologies.  It is 126 meters Overall and has a Displacement of 15,000 tonnes.

It is clear that the PRC is developing its skills and building vessels for every need in marine operations in a wide variety of civilian disciplines as well as military needs.  They will now have the equipment and skills to project power on several fronts in developing their national policies in all maritime areas.

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