China: 300-Meter Saturation Dive Completion


Hu Jian, Guan Meng, Dong Meng, Tan Hui, Luo Xiaoming and Li Hongjian who stayed in the chamber for 380 hours successfully came out from China’s first 300-meter saturation dive.

“This puts a successful conclusion to China’s first 300-meter saturation dive,” according to Shen Hao who is responsible for the project, head of Shanghai Salvage Company under the Ministry of Transport.

Six divers went into the chamber which took them 300 meters underwater on 9th of January then 313.5 meteres on the 12th of January.

The director of the China Rescue and Salvage Center of the Ministry of Transport stated that China is currently developing and researching technologies that would work at the depth of 500 meters.



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