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Sunday, August 09, 2015

Chinese naval survey vessel completes global navigation

Chinese naval survey vesselA Chinese naval survey vessel has returned home after successfully completing global navigation tour, the first such venture undertaken by China.

The global navigation lasted 179 days and the vessel crossed the five continents, three oceans, seven Straits, with a voyage distance of nearly two laps around the globe.

It is the first time for a Chinese naval vessel to conduct survey around the world, state-run People's Daily reported.

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