China to build 30,000-tonne nuclear-powered ship described as ‘experimental platform’

//China to build 30,000-tonne nuclear-powered ship described as ‘experimental platform’

China to build 30,000-tonne nuclear-powered ship described as ‘experimental platform’

China will soon start building a 30,000-tonne nuclear-powered ship described in the tender documents as an “experimental platform”.The country does not yet have a nuclear-propelling surface vessel, although its fast-growing navy is widely believed to have nuclear aircraft carriers in the pipeline.China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has invited bids for the contract to build a vessel 152 metres long, 30 metres wide and 18 metres in depth, with displacement of 30,000 tonnes.The specification…

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