News ID: 70771 |
Publish Date: 11:39 - 10 December 2016

Cosco Rolls Out Largest Semi-Submersible Ship

Breakbulk carrier COSCO Shipping has rebranded as COSCO Shipping Special Transport and launched its largest semi-submersible vessel to date, the Xin Guang Hua, reports Xinhua News Agency.

Cosco Rolls Out Largest Semi-Submersible Ship According to MANA, Xin Guang Hua, capable of carrying 100,000 tonnes of cargo, is 255 meters long and 68 meters wide. 
Semi-submersible ships are mainly used to transport large cargo such as maritime platforms and can also be used in salvage missions.
Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers Co. has eight semi-submersible ships, with loading capacity ranging from 20,000 tons to 100,000 tons.
COSCO manages 832 vessels, including the world’s largest multipurpose heavy-lift fleet as well as a variety of breakbulk vessels, semi-submersibles, container ships and roll-on, roll-off vessels.

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