China’s First 10,000-ton OPV Haixun 09 Enters Service

China commissioned its first 10,000-ton class maritime patrol vessel Haixun 09 with the most advanced technologies and strong comprehensive capability on Saturday, and the ship is expected to enhance the country’s maritime traffic governance. As the first such comprehensive command flagship in China’s maritime system operating in deep seas, Haixun 09 has the capabilities of cross-sea safety patrols and emergency…

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China’s largest marine patrol vessel launched

September 30, 2020 – China’s largest maritime patrol vessel, which was launched in a shipyard in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, on Tuesday, is destined to help improve maritime traffic governance, officials said. Haixun 09, built at China State Shipbuilding Corp’s Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard, will be managed by the Guangdong Maritime Safety Administration. It is expected to go into service next year.…

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