Saturday, January 25, 2014

A fat Chinese new year to Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Company

Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Company just received an order of four 5000 Tonne class cutters from the China Coast Guard, worth 2.5 Billion RMB (here).  "Gong Xi Fa Cai" indeed. 

Those four new GC cutters will be a modified variant of the recently commissioned MSA01.






Wednesday, September 05, 2012


Photos of the day: MSA 01, the new flag ship of the Maritime Safety Administration launched.





Wednesday, December 22, 2010


China to commission MSA01 in May 2012.

The contract for this 5400 ton advanced patrol ship was recently signed between the Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration and the Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Company Ltd (here)

At the cost of 350 million Yuan, this new class of patrol ship features a top speed of 20.4 knots and with endurance of 10,000 nautical miles at 16 knots cruising speed. In addition to the 200 people rescue capacity, a fully equipped medical operation room is also provisioned .

1 comment:

Sonny Simms said...

They can afford these ships with all the money that we owe them.