BEIJING, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- China on Thursday started its first saturation diving experiment at sea, aiming to reach 300 meters under water from the sea surface near Shenzhen, according to the Shanghai Salvage Company under the Ministry of Transport.
At 1 p.m. Beijing time, six divers of the company began to pressurize a compression chamber in preparation for the dive, marking the beginning of the experiment. Full story
BEIJING, Aug. 7 (Xinhuanet) -- China’s first 300-meter depth saturation diving boat has been completed in Qingdao in East China’s Shandong province.
The "Shen Qian Hao" diving boat is China’s first deep-depth saturation diving vessel. Saturation diving is a diving technique that allows divers to work at great depths for long periods of time by reducing the risk of decompression sickness. Full story