China: Fast Ferry HAIJU Completes Sea Trial

China - Fast Ferry HAIJU Completes Sea Trial

On March 29th, the first 35m aluminum alloy fast ferry named “HAIJU”, co-designed and built by Afai Southern for HAITONG SHIPPING CO., LTD.ZHUHAI S.E.Z., left shipyard’s mooring quay for its first sea trial.

Before the trial, the engineering and technology managing staffs, as well as workers from workshop and subcontractors worked overtime, with joint efforts, conducted the commissioning and self-inspection work for all vessel’s system and manage to solve several technical difficulties, creating good conditions for the early trials.

At 17:30, “HAIJU” finished the sea trial smoothly. The result showed that all the test data met the design requirements.

Source: Afai Southern, April 5, 2012

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