Chinas Dredging Vessel Finishes Sea Test

Added On June 14, 2018

A China-built dredging vessel has successfully completed its maiden sea trial and returned to the shipyard in Qidong city of east China's Jiangsu Province.
The 140-meter-long vessel, named Tian Kun Hao, can dig as deep as 35 meters under the sea floor and dredge 6,000 cubic meters per hour.
Tian Kun is also the largest of its kind in Asia.
During the four-day trial, the vessel's navigation aids, such as the radar and gyrocompass, were also tested. 
More than 120 staff, including vessel crew and engineers, were on board.
Now the trial has concluded, the manufacturer of the vessel will conduct the final adjustments and officially deliver the vessel to Tianjin Dredging in August.
 delivered to Tianjin Dredging in August.