Manned submersible the Shenhai Yongshi, or Deep-Sea Warrior, has been used for Chinese research missions in the region since 2017. Photo: Xinhua
Manned submersible the Shenhai Yongshi, or Deep-Sea Warrior, has been used for Chinese research missions in the region since 2017. Photo: Xinhua
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Chinese deep-sea surveys look for geological hazards in South China Sea

  • Researchers will use the data to find out more about subsea hazards that could affect future oil and gas projects, according to state newspaper
  • They made seven dives in a manned submersible, focusing on a basin southeast of Hainan and two areas near the contested Paracel Islands

Manned submersible the Shenhai Yongshi, or Deep-Sea Warrior, has been used for Chinese research missions in the region since 2017. Photo: Xinhua
Manned submersible the Shenhai Yongshi, or Deep-Sea Warrior, has been used for Chinese research missions in the region since 2017. Photo: Xinhua
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