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China building vessel able to scour seabed 6km deep

The state-owned China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation has buckled down to build the nation’s first long-endurance offshore salvage vessel at its plant in the eastern coastal city of Qingdao. The 177-meter hull of the not-yet-christened deep-diving ship will displace 13,280 tons as one of the largest of its kind, boasting an endurance of 10,000 nautical miles to expand […]