Pics | "Exploration No. 2" ship arrived at Nanshan Port, Sanya
News source:hiHainan / By Chen Shumin / 06 29,2020 17:20:00 / others

On the afternoon of June 28, the "Exploration No. 2" ship arrived at Nanshan Port, Sanya Yazhou Bay Science and Technology City. (Photo by Sha Xiaofeng)

On the afternoon of June 28, the "Exploration No. 2" ship, China's first manned submersible supported the mother ship equipped with localized scientific research operation devices arrived at Nanshan Port, Sanya Yazhou Bay Science and Technology City.

The "Exploration No. 2" ship was purchased by Hainan Provincial Government and Sanya Municipal People's Government under the support of a strategic pilot special project of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. In addition to supporting routine scientific research operations in the deep sea, the ship can also carry the 10,000-meter "Struggler" manned submersible and the 4,500-meter "Deep Sea Warrior" manned submersible.

On the afternoon of June 28, the "Exploration No. 2" ship arrived at Nanshan Port, Sanya Yazhou Bay Science and Technology City. (Photo by Sha Xiaofeng)

The successful construction of "Exploration No. 2" reflects the important progress of China on the  localization development of key equipment in recent years, and will also improve the overall level of China's core scientific research equipment, which will have a positive role in promoting deep-sea engineering technology industry and scientific investigations in China.

On the afternoon of June 28, the "Exploration No. 2" ship arrived at Nanshan Port, Sanya Yazhou Bay Science and Technology City. (Photo by Sha Xiaofeng)
(Photo by Sha Xiaofeng)

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